Ms Diane Abbott

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Labour

Member for Hackney North and Stoke Newington

diane.abbott.office@parliament.uk / HackneyAbbott
Select Committees
Committee on Privileges (since January 2020)
Committee on Exiting the European Union (since December 2019)
Test Committee (since January 2020)
Climate Change, Environmental Management and Protection (Joint Committee) (since January 2020)
Backbench Business Committee (since January 2020)
Climate Change Sub-Committee (since January 2020)
Home Affairs Committee (since May 2020)
Ms Diane Abbott is not a member of any APPGs

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Most recent EDMs signed by Ms Diane Abbott

Date Tabled Title Signatures
1 Sep 2020
Ms Diane Abbott signed this EDM on Monday 21st September 2020

VAT on sunscreen

Tabled by: Patricia Gibson (Scottish National Party - North Ayrshire and Arran)
That this House calls for sunscreen to be reclassified as an essential healthcare item and therefore be exempted from VAT, given the important role it plays in preventing serious health conditions like skin cancer; understands that sunscreen is currently classified as a cosmetic product in the UK and is therefore …
22 signatures
(Most recent: 21 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 11
Labour: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Alliance: 1
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
17 Sep 2020
Ms Diane Abbott signed this EDM as a sponsor on Thursday 17th September 2020

Teaching of British Sign Language in schools

Tabled by: Bell Ribeiro-Addy (Labour - Streatham)
That this House recognises the importance of ensuring that all members of society are able to communicate effectively and clearly; notes that this includes ensuring that people who are deaf or hard of hearing are able to communicate effectively and clearly; recognises that 11 million people in the UK are …
12 signatures
(Most recent: 21 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 10
Alliance: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
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Commons initiatives

9 Urgent Questions tabled by Ms Diane Abbott

Date Forum Title
22 Jan 2020 Commons Chamber Prevent Programme
11 Mar 2019 Commons Chamber Shamima Begum and Other Cases
7 Mar 2019 Commons Chamber Knife Crime
12 Sep 2018 Commons Chamber Police: Financial Sustainability
4 Sep 2018 Commons Chamber Windrush
23 Jul 2018 Commons Chamber Foreign Fighters and the Death Penalty
8 May 2018 Commons Chamber G4S: Immigration Removal Centres
30 Apr 2018 Commons Chamber Windrush
27 Nov 2017 Commons Chamber Forensic Evidence: Alleged Manipulation

Ms Diane Abbott has not been granted any Adjournment Debates in the current sitting

Ms Diane Abbott has not introduced any legislation in the current parliamentary sitting

Ms Diane Abbott has not supported any legislation in the current parliamentary sitting


60 Written Questions

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Windrush Lessons Learned Review Undocumented Migrants: Deportation Police: Finance Undocumented Migrants: Deportation Disclosure and Barring Service: Standards Disclosure and Barring Service: Swiss Post Solutions Disclosure and Barring Service: Swiss Post Solutions Disclosure and Barring Service: Swiss Post Solutions Disclosure and Barring Service: Swiss Post Solutions Disclosure and Barring Service: Tata Consultancy Services Disclosure and Barring Service: Data Protection Immigration: Windrush Generation Rape: Prosecutions Immigration: Windrush Generation Immigration: Windrush Generation Immigrants: EU Nationals Deportation: Windrush Generation Immigration: Windrush Generation Deportation: Windrush Generation Immigration: Windrush Generation Repatriation: Windrush Generation Immigration: Windrush Generation Immigration: Windrush Generation Immigration: Windrush Generation Immigration: Windrush Generation Immigration: Windrush Generation Immigration: Windrush Generation Immigration: Windrush Generation Immigration: Windrush Generation Undocumented Workers: Windrush Generation Immigrants: EU Nationals Immigration: Northern Ireland Jake de Souza Immigrants: EU Nationals Drugs: Misuse Slavery: Agriculture Offences against Children: Internet Organised Crime: Exploitation Criminal Investigation Fire and Rescue Services: Mental Health Services Fire Prevention: Housing Detection Rates HM Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services Immigration: EU Nationals Immigration: EU Nationals Immigration: EU Nationals Immigration: EU Nationals Immigration: EU Nationals Immigration: EU Nationals Immigration: EU Nationals Refugees: Children Refugees Refugees: Children Refugees: Children Grenfell Tower: Fires Grenfell Tower: Fires Grenfell Tower: Fires Grenfell Tower: Fires Grenfell Tower: Fires High Rise Flats: Fire Prevention