Paula Barker

Labour MP for Liverpool, Wavertree

Paula Barker’s voting in Parliament

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Recent appearances

  • Criminal Justice Bill 28 Nov 2023

    In February last year, both Houses of Parliament supported the repeal of the Vagrancy Act 1824 via an amendment to the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill. However, no commencement date was included in the amendment, so the Vagrancy Act technically remains in force. The Government are now introducing replacement legislation via this Bill. Is my right hon. Friend as confused as I am...
  • Criminal Justice Bill 28 Nov 2023

    I wish to share my concerns, which are those the hon. Lady has mentioned. The Bill introduces a wide definition of “nuisance rough sleeping” that is incredibly concerning to me, because it will criminalise people who are rough sleeping. In practice, it will result in worse criminalisation of people sleeping rough than under the draconian Vagrancy Act. Will the Home Secretary and...
  • Autumn Statement Resolutions - Rates of tobacco products duty 23 Nov 2023

    My constituents in Liverpool, Wavertree have suffered immensely over the past 13 years. I listened to the Chancellor talk about “compassionate” conservatism yesterday—a truly disgraceful claim. Where is the compassion in implementing mandatory work placements for those on long-term disability benefits, or they run the risk of having their benefits cut off? The Government must think...

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Labour MP for Liverpool, Wavertree

Entered the House of Commons on 13 December 2019 — General election


Topics of interest

  • Department for Levelling Up
  • Housing and Communities
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Home Office
  • Department for Transport
  • Treasury
  • Homelessness
  • Sleeping Rough
  • Temporary Accommodation: Babies
  • Ranby Prison
  • Parking: Key Workers

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Levelling Up, Housing, Communities and Local Government) (28 Oct 2022 to 15 Nov 2023)
  • Member, Protection from Redundancy (Pregnancy and Family Leave) Bill Committee (26 Oct 2022 to 2 Nov 2022)
  • Member, Home Affairs Committee ( 8 Feb 2022 to 27 Nov 2023)
  • Member, Judicial Review and Courts Bill (27 Oct 2021 to 23 Nov 2021)
  • Member, Justice Committee (11 May 2020 to 13 Jul 2021)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 27 Nov 2023.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: R & A Championships Limited
Address of donor: Beach House, Golf Place, St Andrews KY16 9JA
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets with hospitality for the Open Golf Tournament at the Royal Liverpool Golf Course, value £900
Date received: 20 July 2023
Date accepted: 20 July 2023
Donor status: company, registration SC247047
(Registered 02 August 2023)

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