Paula Sherriff’s voting in Parliament
Paula Sherriff is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
This is a selection of Paula Sherriff’s votes.
Voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2016
Consistently voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
8 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2015–2016
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
0 votes for, 21 votes against, 2 absences, between 2015–2016
Consistently voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
0 votes for, 3 votes against, between 2016–2018
Voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, in 2016
Consistently voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, in 2016
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Last updated: 5 Sep 2018
To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the document, Stepping forward to 2020/21: The mental health workforce plan for England, published by the NHS in July 2017, how many of the additional 19,000 mental health staff to be recruited by 2020 were employed by July 2018.
To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what data his Department collects on pre-registration attrition and retention of students on mental health courses following the implementation of Health Education England’s Reducing Pre-Registration Attrition and Improving Retention project.
To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many (a) posts and (b) vacancies were there in mental health NHS trusts in England in the most recent month for which data is available.
More of Paula Sherriff’s recent appearances
Labour MP for Dewsbury
Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election
Topics of interest
Paula Sherriff campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Department of Health
- Department for Transport
- Home Office
- Department of Health and Social Care
- HM Treasury
- British Transport Police: Finance
- Patients: Transport
- Hate Crime
- NHS: Conditions of Employment
Currently held offices
- Shadow Minister (Mental Health and Social Care) (since 12 Jan 2018)
- Shadow Minister (Mental Health) (since 12 Jan 2018)
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Minister (Equalities Office) (Women and Equalities) (17 Oct 2016 to 12 Jan 2018)
- Member, Health and Social Care Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 31 Oct 2016)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 117 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Paula Sherriff’s speeches
- Has received answers to 58 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 80.33% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 122 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 10 Sep 2018.
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK
Name of donor: Motor Sports Association
Address of donor: Riverside Park, Colnbrook SL3 0HG
Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Pass and hospitality for 2018 British Grand Prix
at Silverstone, total value £558
Date received: 8 July 2018
Date accepted: 8 July 2018
Donor status: company, registration 1344829
(Registered 18 July 2018)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Qatar
Address of donor: Qatar Embassy, 1 South Audley St, London W1K 1NB
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Air travel, food and accommodation to a total value of £4,600
Destination of visit: Qatar
Dates of visit: 13-18 February 2018
Purpose of visit: British-Qatar APPG
visit to meet Ministers and officials, discuss GCC
crisis, and discuss bilateral relations and regional issues.
(Registered 28 February 2018)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
House in Wakefield: (i). (Registered 05 June 2015
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