Kate Kniveton

Conservative MP for Burton

General Election 2024

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About your Member of Parliament

Your MP (Kate Kniveton) represents you, and all of the people who live in Burton, at the UK Parliament in Westminster.

MPs split their time between Parliament and their constituency. In Parliament, they debate and vote on new laws, review existing laws, and question the Government. In the constituency, their focus is on supporting local people and championing local issues. They have a small staff team who help with casework, maintain their diaries, and monitor their inbox.

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Conservative MP for Burton

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


Topics of interest

  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Department for Digital
  • Culture
  • Media and Sport
  • Department for Transport
  • Department for Education
  • Royal Stoke University Hospital: Ambulance Services
  • Dentistry: Burton
  • Class Sizes: Burton
  • Energy: Prices
  • Pupils: Academic Year

Currently held offices

  • Member, Prison Media Bill Committee (since 15 May 2024)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Online Safety Bill Committee (18 May 2022 to 22 May 2022)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Recent appearances

  • Knife Crime Awareness Week 21 May 2024

    In my constituency, the Streetwise Young People’s Project has had significant success in raising awareness among young people of the dangers of carrying knives. Does the hon. Lady agree that education plays a critical role in preventing knife crime? It is vital that we do all we can to support community-led initiatives that deliver vital education and mentoring to our children.
  • Presumption of Parental Involvement in Child Arrangements 13 Mar 2024

    I am grateful to have the chance to speak in the Chamber on the presumption of parental involvement in child arrangements. When I was elected, I made a promise to be an advocate for victims of domestic abuse. At that time, I had no idea that the court proceedings between my ex-husband and me would continue for another four years, restricting my ability to raise publicly the horrors of the...
  • Presumption of Parental Involvement in Child Arrangements 13 Mar 2024

    I thank my right hon. Friend. Despite the landmark ruling that I achieved, my time within the family court system was far from over. Despite the Court confirming that my child’s father was abusive and a rapist, it was decided that contact should continue through a contact centre and that I should pay for 50% of the cost of that contact. I could not believe that anyone felt my child, whom I...

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Register of Members’ Interests

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Last updated: 13 May 2024.

2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: JCB
Address of donor: Lakeside Works, Denstone, Rocester, Uttoxeter ST14 5JP
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 towards the costs of Burton Job Fair
Date received: 23 August 2023
Date accepted: 23 August 2023
Donor status: company, registration 01446754
(Registered 14 September 2023)
8. Miscellaneous
Member of the Town Board for Burton upon Trent. This is an unpaid role.
Date interest arose: 24 January 2020
(Registered 21 January 2020)

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