Paula Sherriff

Shadow Minister (Equalities Office) (Women and Equalities)

Dewsbury Labour

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.

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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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Last updated: 12 Sep 2017

Recent appearances

  • International Men’s Day — [Ian Austin in the Chair] 14 Nov 2017

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship this morning, Mr Austin. I congratulate the hon. Member for Stafford (Jeremy Lefroy) on securing this debate and on his very thoughtful and constructive speech. He gave me some food for thought regarding initiatives that I may want to explore further in my own constituency. I would also like to take this brief opportunity to thank the hon....
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Topical Questions 14 Nov 2017

    I have repeatedly asked the Secretary of State, and I ask him yet again, whether he will visit my area to see for himself the damaging impacts that the downgrades and closures of local hospital services in Dewsbury and Huddersfield will have on my constituents.
  • Written Answers — Department of Health: NHS: Pay 13 Nov 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 7 November 2017 to Question 111111, when he plans to respond to the resolution of the House of 13 September 2017, on NHS pay; and whether he plans to do so by means of an Oral Statement to the House.

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Labour MP for Dewsbury

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

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Topics of interest

Paula Sherriff campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department of Health
  • Department for Transport
  • Home Office
  • Department for International Development
  • HM Treasury
  • British Transport Police: Finance
  • Patients: Transport
  • Hate Crime
  • Gratuities
  • NHS: Conditions of Employment

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Equalities Office) (Women and Equalities) (since 17 Oct 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Health Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 31 Oct 2016)

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  • Has spoken in 87 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Paula Sherriff’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 87 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 85.71% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below 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") 87 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Nov 2017.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Transport Salaried Staffs' Association
Address of donor: Walkden House, 10 Melton Street, London NW1 2EJ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 07 July 2017)
Name of donor: Ms Heather A Cooke
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 07 July 2017)
Name of donor: GMB
Address of donor: 22 Stephenson Way, Euston, London NW1 2HD

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £15,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 07 July 2017)
Name of donor: Unite the Union
Address of donor: 128 Theobald's Road, Holborn, London WC1X 8TN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 07 July 2017)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Qatar
Address of donor: Qatar Embassy, 1 South Audley Street, London W1K 1NB

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): air travel, food and accommodation with an approximate value of £5,100

Destination of visit: Qatar

Dates of visit: 14-17 February 2017

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 03 March 2017)
Name of donor: Holocaust Educational Trust
Address of donor: BCM Box 7892, London WC1N 3XX

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights and coach travel with a value of £396

Destination of visit: Auschwitz-Birkenau, Poland

Date of visit: 4 April 2017

Purpose of visit: Lessons from Auschwitz project, one day visit with post 16 students from local schools.

(Registered 26 April 2017)
Name of donor: Government of the Republic of China - Taiwan
Address of donor: Taipei Representative Office in the UK, 50 Grosvenor Gardens, Belgravia, London SW1W 0EB

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Return flights London-Taipei £3,355; accommodation £1,230.77; domestic travel in Taiwan £183.76; food and drink £512.82; total: £5,282.35

Destination of visit: Republic of China - Taiwan

Dates of visit: 29 July – 5 August 2017

Purpose of visit: All Party Parliamentary Taiwan Group delegation to discuss political, trade and cultural links between the United Kingdom and Taiwan.

(Registered 25 August 2017)
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)
8. Miscellaneous
From 17 August 2017, unpaid director of The Council for the Advancement of Arab-British Understanding. (Registered 14 September 2017)

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