Thelma Walker

MP, Colne Valley

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Colne Valley Labour

Thelma Walker’s voting in Parliament

Thelma Walker is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

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Last updated: 16 Jan 2018

Recent appearances

  • School Funding: Social Care 25 Apr 2018

    Kirklees Council has had its funding cut by central Government by nearly £200 million. This year, it has raised its council tax by 5.9% to help pay for services. The three percentage points for social care come to £4.8 million, but there is a shortfall of £12 million a year. Can the Minister tell councillors where the rest of the money for social care should come from?
  • School Funding: Social Care 25 Apr 2018

    When elderly people fall, they often have a stay in hospital, putting additional pressures on the NHS, and when they are ready to be discharged, hospitals sometimes cannot discharge them, because local social care provision is not available. Two thirds of admissions to hospitals for falls could have been averted by early intervention in the home. Does my hon. Friend agree that we need more...
  • School Funding 25 Apr 2018

    Class sizes have risen in 80% of the secondary schools in my constituency since 2014. Every secondary school in my constituency has had to cut staff in the same timeframe. Does my hon. Friend agree that cuts to school budgets are responsible for that?

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Labour MP for Colne Valley

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

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Topics of interest

  • Department of Health
  • Department for Education
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Home Office
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Defibrillators: VAT
  • Drugs: Research
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Children: Protection
  • Surgery: Waiting Lists

Currently held offices

  • Member, Education Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (8 Jan 2018 to 5 Feb 2018)

Previous MPs in this constituency


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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 16 Apr 2018.

2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Barclays Bank
Address of donor: 1 Churchill Place, London E14 5HP

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Sponsorship for the Colne Valley Business Conference: printing costs, catering costs and expenses for speakers with a total value of £1,721.69

Date received: 9 February 2018

Date accepted: 9 February 2018

Donor status: company, registration 1026167

(Registered 09 March 2018)
8. Miscellaneous
Trustee of Slaithwaite Civic C.I.O; promoting enterprise, community and arts provisions for Slaithwaite and the Colne Valley. (Registered 22 June 2017)

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