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Cat Smith

Labour - Lancaster and Fleetwood

Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office) (Young People and Voter Engagement)

(since June 2016)

Oral Question
Monday 19th April 2021
14:30
Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
Oral Question No. 58
What steps his Department is taking to reform the planning system.
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Oral Question
Thursday 22nd April 2021
10:00
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Topical Question No. 32
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
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Division Votes
Thursday 15th April 2021
Domestic Abuse Bill
voted No - in line with the party majority
One of 194 Labour No votes vs 0 Labour Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 352 Noes - 222
Speeches
Thursday 15th April 2021
University Students: Compensation for Lost Teaching and Rent

I wonder whether the Universities Minister can help me respond to a query I have had this morning from a …

Written Answers
Friday 16th April 2021
Epilepsy: Children and Young People
To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to advise (a) schools, …
Early Day Motions
Wednesday 24th June 2015
DAY OF THE SEAFARER 2015
That this House supports the International Maritime Organisation's Day of the Seafarer on 25 June 2015; notes that 1.5 million …
Bills
None available
MP Financial Interests
Tuesday 14th April 2020
1. Employment and earnings
19 March 2020, received £200 from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for a survey. Hours: 1 …
EDM signed
Wednesday 14th April 2021
Immigration
That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that the Immigration (Guidance on Detention of Vulnerable Persons) Regulations …
Supported Legislation
Automatic Electoral Registration (No. 2) Bill 2017-19
The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will …

Division Voting information

During the current Parliamentary Session, Cat Smith has voted in 226 divisions, and never against the majority of their Party.

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Debate information

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Significant Lancaster and Fleetwood Petitions

Current Signatures Final Signatures Title Petition Deadline
72,241
Petition Closed

Increase college funding to sustainable levels - all students deserve equality!

Gov Responded - 25 Feb 2019 Debated on - 21 Jan 2019 View Cat Smith's petition debate contributions
10 Apr 2019
closed 2 years ago

We call on the Government to urgently increase college funding to sustainable levels, including immediate parity with recently announced increases to schools funding. This will give all students a fair chance, give college staff fair pay and provide the high-quality skills the country needs.


Most recent EDMs signed by Cat Smith

Date Tabled Title Signatures
24 Mar 2021
Cat Smith signed this EDM on Wednesday 14th April 2021

Immigration

Tabled by: Keir Starmer (Labour - Holborn and St Pancras)
That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that the Immigration (Guidance on Detention of Vulnerable Persons) Regulations 2021 (S.I., 2021, No. 184), dated 23 February 2021, a copy of which was laid before this House on 25 February 2021, be annulled.
59 signatures
(Most recent: 14 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 32
Scottish National Party: 18
Liberal Democrat: 4
Independent: 2
Alba Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
22 Jul 2020
Cat Smith signed this EDM on Tuesday 1st September 2020

Town and Country Planning

Tabled by: Keir Starmer (Labour - Holborn and St Pancras)
That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2020 (S.I., 2020, No. 755), dated 20 July 2020, a copy of which was laid before this House on 21 July 2020, be annulled.
18 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 15
Liberal Democrat: 3
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Commons initiatives

4 Urgent Questions tabled by Cat Smith

Date Forum Title
4 Jun 2019 Commons Chamber EU Parliament Elections: Denial of Votes
10 Apr 2019 Commons Chamber Voter ID Pilots
23 Apr 2018 Commons Chamber Voter ID Pilots
20 Nov 2015 Commons Chamber Transpeople (Prisons)

Cat Smith has not been granted any Adjournment Debates in the current sitting

Cat Smith has not introduced any legislation in the current parliamentary sitting


949 Written Questions

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Absent Voting: Proof of Identity Voting Methods: Visual Impairment Voting Methods: Visual Impairment Elections: Proof of Identity Elections: Proof of Identity National Democracy Week National Democracy Week Electoral Register: Travellers Electoral Register: Ethnic Groups Electoral Register Elections: Proof of Identity Voting Methods: Visual Impairment Voting Methods: Visual Impairment Elections: Proof of Identity Local Government: Elections Local Government: Elections Local Government: Elections Elections: Proof of Identity Elections: Proof of Identity Elections: Coronavirus Elections: Proof of Identity Elections: Proof of Identity Elections: Coronavirus Elections: Proof of Identity Elections: Proof of Identity Local Government: Elections Elections: Proof of Identity Census: Coronavirus Census: Coronavirus Census: Coronavirus Elections: Proof of Identity Elections: Coronavirus Local Government: Elections Elections: Coronavirus Local Government: Elections Local Government: Elections 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