Paula Barker

Labour MP for Liverpool, Wavertree

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11th May to 2nd June 2020

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2nd to 9th June 2020

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10th June 2020 onwards

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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.

This is a random selection of Paula Barker’s votes.

Last updated: 12 Oct 2020. Learn more about our voting records and what they mean.

We have lots more plain English analysis of Paula Barker’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Paula Barker’s full vote analysis page for more.

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

  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Ministry of Justice
  • Department for Education
  • Home Office
  • Treasury
  • Parking: Key Workers
  • Ranby Prison
  • Borderline Substances Advisory Committee
  • Department of Health and Social Care: Advisory Bodies and Committees
  • Coronavirus: Vaccination

Currently held offices

  • Member, Judicial Review and Courts Bill (since 27 Oct 2021)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Justice Committee (11 May 2020 to 13 Jul 2021)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Dec 2021.

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