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Jess Phillips

Labour - Birmingham, Yardley

Shadow Minister (Home Office)

(since April 2020)

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Sparring Partners
Victoria Atkins (Conservative) Minister for Women (85 debate interactions) View debates with Victoria Atkins Alex Chalk (Conservative) Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Ministry of Justice) (33 debate interactions) View debates with Alex Chalk John Bercow (Speaker) (24 debate interactions) View debates with John Bercow View All MP Sparring Partners

Significant Birmingham, Yardley Petitions

Current Signatures Final Signatures Title Petition Deadline
118,050
Petition Closed

Give parents the right to opt their child out of Relationship and Sex Education

Gov Responded - 9 Jan 2019 Debated on - 25 Feb 2019 View Jess Phillips's petition debate contributions
18 Jun 2019
closed 1 year, 5 months ago

We believe it is the parent’s fundamental right to teach their child RSE topics or to at least decide who teaches them and when and how they are taught. We want the right to opt our children out of RSE when it becomes mandatory in Sept 2020.

156,835
Petition Closed

Call on PM to take action to build public trust in the Grenfell Tower Inquiry

Gov Responded - 5 Jan 2018 Debated on - 14 May 2018 View Jess Phillips's petition debate contributions
30 May 2018
closed 2 years, 5 months ago

Bereaved families & survivors call on PM to exercise her powers under the Inquiries Act 2005 to appoint additional panel members with decision making power to sit alongside Chair in Grenfell Tower Inquiry: to ensure those affected have confidence in & are willing to fully participate in the Inquiry


Most recent EDMs signed by Jess Phillips

Date Tabled Title Signatures
4 Jun 2020
Jess Phillips signed this EDM on Tuesday 9th June 2020

Legal Aid and Advice

Tabled by: David Lammy (Labour - Tottenham)
That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that the Civil Legal Aid (Remuneration) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2020 (S.I., 2020, No. 515), dated 15 May 2020, a copy of which was laid before this House on 18 May 2020, be annulled.
134 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 113
Liberal Democrat: 8
Scottish National Party: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
5 May 2020
Jess Phillips signed this EDM on Tuesday 19th May 2020

The two-child limit, poverty and coronavirus

Tabled by: Apsana Begum (Labour - Poplar and Limehouse)
That this House notes the Child Poverty Action Group and the Church of England’s report, published 5 May 2020, which found that an estimated 60,000 families will be affected by the two-child limit as a result of the covid-19 crisis, joining around 230,000 families affected by the policy since April …
23 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 17
Scottish National Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
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Commons initiatives

2 Urgent Questions tabled by Jess Phillips

Date Forum Title
26 Sep 2019 Commons Chamber Prime Minister's Role in Creating a Safe Environment
24 Jan 2018 Commons Chamber Presidents Club Charity Dinner

Jess Phillips has not been granted any Adjournment Debates in the current sitting

Jess Phillips has not introduced any legislation in the current parliamentary sitting


179 Written Questions

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Human Trafficking: Children Slavery: EU Nationals Slavery: EU Nationals Human Trafficking: EU Law Immigrants: Domestic Abuse Human Trafficking: Children Immigrants: Domestic Abuse Immigrants: Domestic Abuse Immigrants: Finance Domestic Abuse: Immigrants Domestic Abuse: Immigrants Domestic Abuse: Immigrants Domestic Abuse and Sexual Offences: Coronavirus Yarl's Wood Immigration Removal Centre Migrant Workers: Domestic Service Domestic Abuse: Victim Support Schemes Domestic Abuse: Victim Support Schemes Visas: Domestic Service Migrant Workers: Domestic Service Domestic Abuse: Immigrants Domestic Abuse: Immigrants Domestic Abuse: Immigrants Crimes of Violence: Females Domestic Abuse and Sexual Offences: Coronavirus Domestic Abuse: Coronavirus Immigrants: Detainees Yarl's Wood Immigration Removal Centre: Coronavirus Domestic Abuse Public Sector: Trauma Domestic Abuse Yarl's Wood Immigration Removal Centre: Females Yarl's Wood Immigration Removal Centre Domestic Abuse: Immigrants Immigrants: Detainees Deportation: Females Immigrants: Detainees Deportation: Females Deportation: India Deportation: Pakistan Deportation: Bangladesh Deportation: Brazil Deportation: Colombia Criminal Investigation Criminal Investigation Human Trafficking: Detainees Slavery: Detainees Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority: Training Immigration: Appeals Immigration: Appeals Immigration: Judicial Review Immigration: Judicial Review Immigrants: Detainees Immigrants: Detainees Police: First Aid Domestic Violence Domestic Violence: Homicide Visas Home Office: Presidents Club Crimes of Violence: Females Crimes of Violence: Females Domestic Abuse: Homicide Bombings: Birmingham Domestic Abuse: Bail Health Services: Domestic Violence Health Services: Domestic Violence Health Services: Domestic Violence Health Services: Cleaning Services Immigrants: Detainees Yarl's Wood Immigration Removal Centre: Coronavirus 100,000 Genomes Project Genomics England Genomics England: Accountability Mental Health: Females Menorrhagia Menorrhagia Menorrhagia Menorrhagia Menorrhagia Menorrhagia Doctors: West Midlands Doctors: West Midlands Geriatrics Heart Diseases Department of Health and Social Care: Presidents Club Cervical Cancer: Screening Children: Maintenance Child Maintenance Service Child Maintenance Service: Coronavirus Arlington Automotive: Insolvency Employment: Disease Control Social Security Benefits: Coronavirus Health and Safety Executive: Training Personal Independence Payment: Cancer Personal Independence Payment: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Personal Independence Payment: Cancer Personal Independence Payment: Cancer Universal Credit Universal Credit Universal Credit Department for Work and Pensions: Presidents Club Income Support: Lone Parents Universal Credit Universal Credit Universal Credit Universal Credit Employment and Support Allowance Domestic Abuse: Coronavirus Domestic Abuse: Coronavirus Domestic Abuse: Coronavirus Domestic Abuse: Coronavirus Domestic Abuse: Coronavirus Domestic Abuse: Coronavirus Domestic Abuse: Coronavirus Domestic Abuse: Coronavirus Temporary accommodation: Coronavirus Housing: Domestic Abuse Housing: Domestic Abuse Refuges: Coronavirus Councillors: Parental Leave Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Presidents Club Refuges: Domestic Violence Refuges: Domestic Violence Tenants: Compensation Grenfell Tower: Fires Grenfell Tower: Fires Grenfell Tower: Fires Sexual Offences: Coronavirus Sexual Offences: Coronavirus Domestic Abuse: Children Family Proceedings: Coronavirus Tribunals: Coronavirus Domestic Abuse: Sentencing Domestic Abuse: Sentencing Family Courts: Domestic Abuse Ministry of Justice: Presidents Club Women's prisons Offenders: Females Prisons Legal Aid Scheme: Grenfell Tower Domestic Abuse: Convictions Domestic Abuse: Convictions Domestic Abuse: Convictions