Eleanor Laing

Conservative - Epping Forest


Select Committee Meeting
Tuesday 2nd March 2021
12:30
Finance Committee (Commons) - Private Meeting
2 Mar 2021, 12:30 p.m.
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Select Committee Meeting
Tuesday 6th April 2021
12:30
Finance Committee (Commons) - Private Meeting
6 Apr 2021, 12:30 p.m.
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Select Committee Meeting
Tuesday 4th May 2021
12:30
Finance Committee (Commons) - Private Meeting
4 May 2021, 12:30 p.m.
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Speeches
Wednesday 24th February 2021
Uber: Supreme Court Ruling

Having been to Dudley South, we now go to Dudley North.

Written Answers
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Early Day Motions
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MP Financial Interests
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Debate information

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Significant Epping Forest Petitions

Current Signatures Final Signatures Title Petition Deadline
31,211
Petition Closed

We the British People Request a Public Inquiry into Grooming Gangs

Gov Responded - 5 Nov 2020 Debated on - 3 Feb 2021 View Dame Eleanor Laing's petition debate contributions
5 Feb 2021
closed 2 weeks, 6 days ago

The Home Secretary said what happened to victims of child sexual exploitation gangs was “one of the biggest stains on our country’s conscience.” Last year local authorities identified 18,700 suspected victims of child sexual exploitation. We want an independent public inquiry into Grooming Gangs.

131,625
Petition Closed

Release the Home Office's Grooming Gang Review in full

Gov Responded - 19 May 2020 Debated on - 3 Feb 2021 View Dame Eleanor Laing's petition debate contributions
5 Sep 2020
closed 5 months, 3 weeks ago

The Government is refusing to release official research on the characteristics of grooming gangs, claiming it is not in the “public interest”.

We, the British public, demand the release of the official research on grooming gangs undertaken by the Government in full.

238,884
Petition Closed

Extend maternity leave by 3 months with pay in light of COVID-19

Gov Responded - 14 May 2020 Debated on - 5 Oct 2020 View Dame Eleanor Laing's petition debate contributions
20 Oct 2020
closed 4 months, 1 week ago

In light of the recent outbreak and lock down, those on maternity leave should be given 3 extra months paid leave, at least. This time is for bonding and social engaging with other parents and babies through baby groups which are vital for development and now everything has been cancelled.

106,128
Petition Closed

Give UK nurseries emergency funding if they have to close down amid COVID-19

Gov Responded - 14 Apr 2020 Debated on - 25 Jun 2020 View Dame Eleanor Laing's petition debate contributions
18 Sep 2020
closed 5 months, 1 week ago

If nurseries are shut down in view of Covid-19, the Government should set up an emergency fund to ensure their survival and ensure that parents are not charged the full fee by the nurseries to keep children's places.

18,137
Petition Closed

Provide financial support to performers and creators during the COVID-19 crisis

Gov Responded - 22 Jul 2020 Debated on - 25 Jun 2020 View Dame Eleanor Laing's petition debate contributions
19 Sep 2020
closed 5 months, 1 week ago

The prospect of widespread cancellations of concerts, theatre productions and exhibitions due to COVID-19 threatens to cause huge financial hardship for Britain's creative community. We ask Parliament to provide a package of emergency financial and practical support during this unpredictable time.

26,106
Petition Closed

Extend grants immediately to small businesses outside of SBRR

Gov Responded - 29 May 2020 Debated on - 25 Jun 2020 View Dame Eleanor Laing's petition debate contributions
8 Oct 2020
closed 4 months, 2 weeks ago

The cash grants proposed by Government are only for businesses in receipt of the Small Business Rates Relief or Rural Relief, or for particular sectors. Many small businesses fall outside these reliefs desperately need cash grants and support now.

154,814
Petition Closed

Government to offer economic assistance to the events industry during COVID-19

Gov Responded - 27 Mar 2020 Debated on - 25 Jun 2020 View Dame Eleanor Laing's petition debate contributions
12 Sep 2020
closed 5 months, 2 weeks ago

For the UK government to provide economic assistance to businesses and staff employed in the events industry, who are suffering unforeseen financial challenges that could have a profound effect on hundreds of thousands of people employed in the sector.

11,220
Petition Closed

Make nurseries exempt from business rates to support the childcare sector

Gov Responded - 2 Apr 2020 Debated on - 25 Jun 2020 View Dame Eleanor Laing's petition debate contributions
5 Sep 2020
closed 5 months, 3 weeks ago

After owning nurseries for 29 years I have never experienced such damaging times for the sector with rising costs not being met by the funding rates available. Business Rates are a large drain on the sector and can mean the difference between nurseries being able to stay open and having to close.

179,699
Petition Closed

Offer more support to the arts (particularly Theatres and Music) amidst COVID-19

Gov Responded - 20 Jul 2020 Debated on - 25 Jun 2020 View Dame Eleanor Laing's petition debate contributions
15 Dec 2020
closed 2 months, 1 week ago

As we pass the COVID-19 Peak, the Government should: State where the Theatres and Arts fit in the Coronavrius recovery Roadmap, Create a tailor made financial support mechanism for the Arts sector & Clarify how Social Distancing will affect arts spaces like Theatres and Concert Venues.

103,040
Petition Closed

Support the British aviation industry during the COVID-19 outbreak

Gov Responded - 7 May 2020 Debated on - 25 Jun 2020 View Dame Eleanor Laing's petition debate contributions
20 Sep 2020
closed 5 months, 1 week ago

As a result of the COVID-19 outbreak there are travel bans imposed by many countries, there is a disastrous potential impact on our Aviation Industry. Without the Government’s help there could be an unprecedented crisis, with thousands of jobs under threat.

10,780
Petition Closed

Business Rate Relief to be extended to all small businesses in healthcare.

Gov Responded - 5 Jun 2020 Debated on - 25 Jun 2020 View Dame Eleanor Laing's petition debate contributions
24 Oct 2020
closed 4 months ago

To extend the business rate relief to all dental practices and medical and aesthetics clinics and any small business that’s in healthcare

135,481
Petition Closed

Provide financial help to zoos, aquariums, & rescue centres during the pandemic.

Gov Responded - 28 Jul 2020 Debated on - 25 Jun 2020 View Dame Eleanor Laing's petition debate contributions
30 Oct 2020
closed 3 months, 4 weeks ago

Zoos, aquariums, and similar organisations across the country carry out all sorts of conservation work, animal rescue, and public education. At the start of the season most rely on visitors (who now won't come) to cover annual costs, yet those costs do not stop while they are closed. They need help.

117,716
Petition Closed

Make fair transitional state pension arrangements for 1950’s women

Gov Responded - 27 Sep 2017 Debated on - 14 Dec 2017 View Dame Eleanor Laing's petition debate contributions
13 Mar 2018
closed 2 years, 11 months ago

That this Government without delay recognises the need for a non-means tested bridging pension for women born on or after 6/4/1950 who are affected by the 1995 and 2011 Pension Acts and compensate those at risk of losing up to around £45,000, to also give proper notification for any future changes.


Most recent EDMs signed by Eleanor Laing

Eleanor Laing has not signed any Early Day Motions

Commons initiatives

Eleanor Laing has not been granted any Urgent Questions in the current sitting

Eleanor Laing has not been granted any Adjournment Debates in the current sitting

2 Bills introduced by Eleanor Laing



Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Tuesday 4th December 2012
Next Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Date TBA

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 designate Monday 15 June 2015 as a bank holiday in the United Kingdom to mark the 800th anniversary of the signing of Magna Carta; and for connected purposes


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Wednesday 7th September 2011

Eleanor Laing has not supported any legislation in the current parliamentary sitting


Eleanor Laing has not asked any Written Questions in the current parliamentary sitting