Christine Jardine

Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (International Trade)

(since September 2020)

Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Exiting the European Union)

(since September 2020)

Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Treasury)

(since September 2020)
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Liberal Democrat

Member for Edinburgh West

christine.jardine.mp@parliament.uk / CajardineMP

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Most recent EDMs signed by Christine Jardine

Date Tabled Title Signatures
17 Sep 2020
Christine Jardine signed this EDM on Monday 21st September 2020

Ban on goods produced by state-sponsored forced labour

Tabled by: Siobhain McDonagh (Labour - Mitcham and Morden)
That this House welcomes the United States Department of Home Security issuing five Withhold Release Orders which will ban the import of products from the People’s Republic of China produced with state-sponsored forced labour in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region where the Chinese Communist Party government is engaged in systematic …
28 signatures
(Most recent: 22 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 12
Scottish National Party: 8
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Conservative: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
14 Sep 2020
Christine Jardine signed this EDM on Thursday 17th September 2020

Suspension of income requirements for family visas

Tabled by: Stuart C McDonald (Scottish National Party - Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East)
That this House notes that there are thousands of couples and families who are currently separated, or at imminent risk of becoming separated, due to restrictive income requirements for British nationals and settled residents wishing to be joined in the UK by a partner from outside the EEA; welcomes the …
45 signatures
(Most recent: 23 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 26
Labour: 6
Liberal Democrat: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
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Commons initiatives

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7 Bills introduced by Christine Jardine

Title Bill Type Last Event Next Event Date Last Updated
Immigration (Health and Social Care Staff) Bill 2019-21
Presented by Christine Jardine (Liberal Democrat)
Private Members' Bill
Ten Minute Bill
1st reading: House of Commons 1 September, 2020 2nd reading: House of Commons

30 Oct 2020

2 Sep 2020, 4:18 p.m.

A Bill to grant indefinite leave to remain to health and social care staff; and for connected purposes.

Non-gender-specific Passports Bill 2019-21
Presented by Christine Jardine (Liberal Democrat)
Private Members' Bill
Presentation Bill
1st reading: House of Commons (no debate) 2nd reading: House of Commons

13 Nov 2020

15 Jul 2020, 11:03 a.m.

A Bill to require the Secretary of State to make non-gender-specific passports available to non-gendered, non-binary and other people who do not identify as, or exclusively as, male or female.

European Citizens’ Rights Bill 2019-21
Presented by Christine Jardine (Liberal Democrat)
Private Members' Bill
Presentation Bill
1st reading: House of Commons (no debate) 2nd reading: House of Commons

16 Oct 2020

12 Jun 2020, 12:45 p.m.

A Bill to guarantee the immigration rights of EU, EEA EFTA and Swiss citizens resident in the United Kingdom; to require the Government to provide such persons with physical proof of those rights; and for connected purposes.

Gender-based Pricing (Prohibition) Bill 2019-21
Presented by Christine Jardine (Liberal Democrat)
Private Members' Bill
Presentation Bill
1st reading: House of Commons (no debate) 2nd reading: House of Commons

5 Feb 2021

13 May 2020, 5:44 p.m.

A Bill to prohibit the differential pricing of products and services that are substantially similar other than being intended for, or marketed to, a particular gender; and for connected purposes.

Asylum Seekers (Permission to Work) Bill 2017-19
Presented by Christine Jardine (Liberal Democrat)
Private Members' Bill
Presentation Bill
1st reading: House of Commons (no debate) 21 Mar 2019, 10:51 a.m.

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to make provision for certain asylum seekers to be granted permission to work; and for connected purposes.

Gender-based Pricing (Prohibition) Bill 2017-19
Presented by Christine Jardine (Liberal Democrat)
Private Members' Bill
Presentation Bill
1st reading: House of Commons (no debate) 18 Mar 2019, 5:55 p.m.

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to prohibit the differential pricing of products and services that are substantially similar other than being intended for, or marketed to, a particular gender; and for connected purposes.

House of Peers Bill 2017-19
Presented by Christine Jardine (Liberal Democrat)
Private Members' Bill
Presentation Bill
1st reading: House of Commons (no debate) 12 Mar 2019, 10:21 a.m.

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A bill to provide for the renaming of the House of Lords as the House of Peers.


115 Written Questions

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Asylum Asylum Asylum Detention Centres: Risk Assessment Refugees: Children Immigrants: Finance Immigrants: Finance Immigrants: Finance Interpol Interpol Interpol Interpol Interpol Interpol: Finance Interpol: Finance Interpol Interpol Interpol Hate Crime: China Immigrants: Detainees Antisemitism: Crime Domestic Violence Refugees: Kurds Dungavel Immigration Removal Centre Migrant Workers: EEA Nationals Asylum: Females Culture and Sports: Coronavirus Arts: Coronavirus Leisure: Coronavirus Gaming Machines Broadcasting Viacom International Media Networks and Viceland Nuisance Calls Radio Frequencies Radio Frequencies Radio Frequencies Radio Frequencies Ofcom: International Cooperation Radio Frequencies Gaming Machines Radio: Regulation Social Security Benefits: Terminal Illnesses Disability: Coronavirus Universal Credit Social Security Benefits: EU Nationals Universal Credit Universal Credit Universal Credit State Retirement Pensions: Females State Retirement Pensions: Females Personal Independence Payment: Mental Health Employment and Support Allowance: Motor Neurone Disease State Retirement Pensions: Females Multiple Sclerosis: Diagnosis Multiple Sclerosis: Health Services Multiple Sclerosis: Health Services Multiple Sclerosis Multiple Sclerosis: Health Services Coronavirus: Ethnic Groups Insulin Insulin Insulin Blood: Contamination Blood: Contamination Abortion: Northern Ireland Revenue and Customs: Telephone Services Personal Income Self-employment Income Support Scheme Solar Power: VAT Customs Spirits: Excise Duties Spirits: Excise Duties Spirits: Excise Duties Whisky: Scotland