Paula Sherriff

Shadow Minister (Mental Health and Social Care)

Dewsbury Labour

Paula Sherriff’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 23 May 2018

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Main Chamber 27 Jun 2018

    Details to be provided – Paula Sherriff. Ten Minute Rule Motion
  • Insecure Work and the Gig Economy 20 Jun 2018

    My hon. Friend and I have heard from members of our trade union, GMB, who work in warehouses in Yorkshire on relentless shift patterns, which means that they never actually get a weekend. Inevitably, that has an impact on their mental health. Does she agree that we cannot improve people’s mental health without improving their working standards?
  • Health and Social Care: Mental Health Workforce 19 Jun 2018

    According to data from 48 of 56 NHS mental health trusts, 3,652 patients suffered an injury in 2016-17 through being restrained—the highest number ever. There are concerns that increased use of insufficiently trained agency and bank staff since 2013 is contributing to this increase. Employing 21,000 new staff by 2021 just is not good enough. What is the Minister doing now to ensure that...

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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
  • HM Treasury
  • Department for International Development
  • British Transport Police: Finance
  • Patients: Transport
  • Gratuities
  • 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

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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 123 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Paula Sherriff’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 65 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 83.51% 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") 114 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 18 Jun 2018.

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: 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)
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)
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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