Paula Sherriff

MP, Dewsbury

Dewsbury Labour

Paula Sherriff campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Paula Sherriff’s voting in Parliament

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  • Paula Sherriff generally voted for higher taxes on banks, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Labour MP for Dewsbury

Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Department of Health
  • Department for Transport
  • HM Treasury
  • Home Office
  • Cabinet Office
  • British Transport Police: Finance
  • Patients: Transport
  • Railway Stations
  • NHS: Conditions of Employment
  • Contraception

Currently held offices

  • Member, Health Committee (since 8 Jul 2015)

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  • Has spoken in 88 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Paula Sherriff’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 106 written questions in the last year — well 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 71.34% 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") 41 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 1 Aug 2016.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Medical Aid for Palestinians
Address of donor: 33a Islington Park Street, London N1 1QB

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation and transport; £1,300

Destination of visit: the West Bank and Israel

Date of visit: 31 August - 4 September 2015

Purpose of visit: fact finding visit organised by the Council for Arab-British Understanding and Medical Aid for Palestinians.

(Registered 22 September 2015)
Name of donor: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Qatar
Address of donor: Qatar Embassy, 1 South Audley Street, London W1K 1NB

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): air travel, food and accommodation with an approximate value of £6,550

Destination of visit: Qatar

Date of visit: 16-18 February 2016

Purpose of visit: British-Qatar APPG visit to meet Ministers, officials, visit world cup sites to discuss issues of bilateral relations and regional crises.

(Registered 02 March 2016)
Name of donor: All Party Parliamentary China Group (with sponsorship from John Swire & Sons, HSBC, City of London, Cambridge Assessment, and Arup)
Address of donor: House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): economy class flights (international and domestic) £2,098.33, accommodation £488.29; domestic transport £142.65; food and drink £105.78; meeting and hospitality expenses (inc. interpretation, venue hire) £123.02; total £2,958.07

Destination of visit: China (Chengdu and Kunmig) Date of visit: 30 May - 4 June 2016

Purpose of visit: To maintain and strengthen relations between the UK Parliament and the National People's Congress of China; support British Businesses operating in China; and deepen the knowledge of parliamentarians of China.

(Registered 14 June 2016)
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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