Paula Barker

Labour MP for Liverpool, Wavertree

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Paula Barker’s voting in Parliament

Paula Barker 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: 20 Jul 2020. Please share these votes responsibly.

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Paula Barker has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

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Labour MP for Liverpool, Wavertree

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

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Ministry of Justice
  • Department for Digital
  • Culture
  • Media and Sport
  • Treasury
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Ranby Prison
  • Arts and Hospitality Industry: Coronavirus
  • Official Cars: Production
  • *No heading*
  • Saudi Arabia: Arms Trade

Currently held offices

  • Member, Justice Committee (since 11 May 2020)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Aug 2020.

1. Employment and earnings
20 December 2019, received £3,472.92 from Halton Borough Council, Municipal Buildings, Kingsway, Widnes WA8 7QF, as final salary as a trade union official. This included an overpayment of £182.04, which was repaid on 31 January 2020. Hours: none since my election. (Registered 08 January 2020; updated 31 January 2020)
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: Jack Jones House, 3 Churchill Way, Liverpool L3 8EF

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

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 08 January 2020)

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