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Helen Whately

Conservative - Faversham and Mid Kent

Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)

(since February 2020)

Department Event
Monday 1st March 2021
Department of Health and Social Care
Statement - Main Chamber
Recent judicial review ruling which found the Government had acted unlawfully in respect of Covid contracts
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Department Event
Monday 1st March 2021
Department of Health and Social Care
Orders and regulations - Main Chamber
Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (All Tiers and Self-Isolation)(England) (Amendment) Regulations 2021
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Department Event
Tuesday 9th March 2021
Department of Health and Social Care
Oral questions - Main Chamber
Strengthening the role of the World Health Organization to support the management of future pandemics
Note: This event involves a Department with which this person is linked, and does not guarantee their actual attendance.
Speeches
Thursday 25th February 2021
Safety of UK Plasma for Fractionation to Make Immunoglobulins: Revised Advice

I would like to inform the House that the Government have decided to allow the use of UK sourced plasma …

Written Answers
Monday 29th July 2019
Aviation
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when he plans to publish a response to the consultation document entitled, …
Early Day Motions
None available
Bills
Tuesday 24th July 2018
Civil Aviation (Accessibility) Bill 2017-19
The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will …
MP Financial Interests
Saturday 11th January 2020
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Charles Villiers
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: …

Debate information

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Significant Faversham and Mid Kent Petitions

Current Signatures Final Signatures Title Petition Deadline
178,820
Petition Closed

Increase pay for NHS healthcare workers and recognise their work

Gov Responded - 4 May 2020 Debated on - 25 Jun 2020 View Helen Whately's petition debate contributions
5 Sep 2020
closed 5 months, 3 weeks ago

I would like the government to review and increase the pay for healthcare workers to recognise the work that they do.

44,982
Petition Closed

We would like the government to consider social care as equally important to NHS

Gov Responded - 20 Apr 2020 Debated on - 25 Jun 2020 View Helen Whately's petition debate contributions
24 Sep 2020
closed 5 months, 1 week ago

We would like the government to support and regard social care: financially, publicly and systematically on an equal par as NHS. We would like parliament to debate how to support social care during COVID-19 and beyond so that it automatically has the same access to operational and financial support.

16,347
Petition Closed

Reduce or scrap the immigration health surcharge for overseas NHS Staff.

Gov Responded - 29 May 2020 Debated on - 25 Jun 2020 View Helen Whately's petition debate contributions
18 Sep 2020
closed 5 months, 1 week ago

To revoke the Immigration Health Surcharge increases for overseas NHS staff. The latest budget shows an increase of £220 a year for an overseas worker to live and work in the UK, at a time when the NHS, and UK economy, relies heavily on them.

72,624
Petition Closed

Give non-British citizens who are NHS workers automatic citizenship

Gov Responded - 6 May 2020 Debated on - 25 Jun 2020 View Helen Whately's petition debate contributions
7 Oct 2020
closed 4 months, 3 weeks ago

Give NHS workers who are EU and other Nationals automatic UK citizenship if they stay and risk their own lives looking after the British people during the COVID crisis.


Most recent EDMs signed by Helen Whately

Helen Whately has not signed any Early Day Motions

Commons initiatives

Helen Whately has not been granted any Urgent Questions in the current sitting

Helen Whately has not been granted any Adjournment Debates in the current sitting

2 Bills introduced by Helen Whately


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 require employers to offer flexible working in employment contracts and to advertise vacancies as suitable for flexible working unless certain conditions are met; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Tuesday 16th July 2019
(Read Debate)
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 make provision about the accessibility of air travel for people with disabilities; to establish requirements about parking at airports for people with disabilities; to require airports and airlines to report steps taken to improve accessibility; to require a named person to be responsible for air passengers with disabilities; to make provision about the design and adaptation of aircraft to meet the needs of passengers with disabilities; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Tuesday 24th July 2018
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Helen Whately has not co-sponsored any Bills in the current parliamentary sitting