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Daisy Cooper is a Liberal Democrat MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Liberal Democrat MPs.
However, Daisy Cooper sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:
We have lots more plain English analysis of Daisy Cooper’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Daisy Cooper’s full vote analysis page for more.
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps he is taking to ensure university students who are required to extend finishing their studies to autumn 2021 as a result of the covid-19 outbreak receive additional financial support for tuition and living expenses.
We all agree that schools should be the first to reopen, but I am really concerned about the lack of robust measures to make our schools truly safe for pupils, teachers and staff. The announcement about fully reopening schools should have been accompanied by details on rotas, smaller bubbles and vaccinations for teachers. We now know that SAGE itself preferred a phased reopening, and I have...
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will extend business grant funding via the Local Restrictions Grant scheme beyond 15 February 2021 for the duration of the covid-19 restrictions.
Liberal Democrat MP for St Albans
Entered the House of Commons on 13 December 2019 — General election
Last updated: 15 Feb 2021.
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