Jo Platt

MP, Leigh

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Leigh Labour/Co-operative

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Last updated: 13 Jun 2018

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Brexit 24 Jul 2018

    To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, with reference to paragraph 16b on page 17 of the white paper, The Future Relationship between the United Kingdom and the European Union, cm. 9593, what conversations he has had with international broadcasters who hold UK bases on the security of jobs and investment after the UK has left the EU.
  • Bill Presented: Strengthening the Union 23 Jul 2018

    It is an honour to wind up the debate on behalf of the Opposition. It has been an interesting debate, but, as a Lancashire lass, I have felt a bit left out. At times, the debate seemed to be about Scottish tit for tat rather than focusing on uniting the Union as a whole. However, I thank all Members for their contributions. My hon. Friends the Members for Edinburgh South (Ian Murray), for...
  • Bill Presented: Strengthening the Union 23 Jul 2018

    I will carry on, thank you. No longer can Whitehall hold the purse strings, dictating from London investment decisions in our towns and villages. No one is better placed to assess the needs of a community than those living within it. Labour recognises this and would remedy it. Eight years of Tory rule have left our United Kingdom less united than ever before, and to understand this...

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Labour/Co-operative MP for Leigh

Entered the House of Commons on 9 June 2017 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Department for Exiting the European Union
  • Department for Transport
  • Department for Education
  • Department of Health
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Brexit
  • GP at Hand
  • Apprentices: Taxation
  • Department for Exiting the European Union: Brexit
  • Animal Welfare

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee (11 Dec 2017 to 23 Jul 2018)
  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (4 Dec 2017 to 11 Dec 2017)

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  • Has spoken in 44 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Jo Platt’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 244 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 79.31% 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 18–19 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") 26 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 16 Jul 2018.

1. Employment and earnings
Until 4 September 2017, Councillor, Wigan Council, 1 Library Street, Wigan WN1 1NZ. (Updated 05 September 2017)
20 June 2017, received £1,025.08. Hours: approx. 45 hrs since my election. (Registered 06 July 2017)
20 July 2017, received £1,025.08. Hours: 45 hrs. (Registered 01 August 2017)
20 August 2017, received £1,025.08. Hours: 45 hrs. (Registered 05 September 2017)
20 September 2017, received £136.68. Hours: 10 hrs. (Registered 06 October 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: Unite the Union
Address of donor: 128 Theobalds Road, London WC1X 8TN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 06 July 2017)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Voluntary Services Overseas UK (VSO)
Address of donor: 100 London Rd, Kingston upon Thames KT2 6QJ

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation and visa costs, estimated total value: £1,100

Destination of visit: Lilongwe, Malawi

Dates of visit: 26 May – 3 June 2018

Purpose of visit: Travelled as a VSO Political Volunteer to support VSO Malawi Getting Young People Involved project.

(Registered 08 June 2018)

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