Keir Starmer Portrait

Keir Starmer

Labour - Holborn and St Pancras

First elected: 7th May 2015

Leader of Her Majesty's Official Opposition

(since April 2020)

Leader of HM Official Opposition

(since April 2020)

Keir Starmer is not a member of any APPGs
7 Former APPG memberships
British Library, Domestic Violence, Legal Aid, Legal and Constitutional Affairs, Pro Bono, Rule of Law, Victims of Crime
Shadow Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union
6th Oct 2016 - 4th Apr 2020
Shadow Minister (Home Office)
18th Sep 2015 - 27th Jun 2016
Home Affairs Committee
8th Jul 2015 - 26th Oct 2015


There are no upcoming events identified
Division Votes
Wednesday 21st February 2024
Ceasefire in Gaza
voted No - in line with the party majority
One of 173 Labour No votes vs 0 Labour Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 20 Noes - 212
Speeches
Wednesday 21st February 2024
Oral Answers to Questions
I am not sure that takes us very much further forward, so let me press on. On Monday, the Business …
Written Answers
Monday 20th May 2019
High Speed 2 Railway Line: Compensation
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when he plans to publish the results and conclusions of the consultation …
Early Day Motions
Wednesday 20th July 2022
Social Security
That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that the Universal Credit (Transitional Provisions) Amendment Regulations 2022 (S.I., …
Bills
Tuesday 20th October 2015
Victims of Crime Etc (Rights, Entitlements and Related Matters) Bill 2015-16
A Bill to make further provision about the duties and responsibilities of the Victims’ Commissioner and about the Victims’ Code; …
MP Financial Interests
Monday 30th October 2023
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Lord Waheed Alli
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in …
EDM signed
Thursday 11th June 2020
Legal Aid and Advice
That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that the Civil Legal Aid (Remuneration) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2020 …
Supported Legislation
Tuesday 9th February 2021
Victims of Crime and Anti-social Behaviour, Etc (Rights, Entitlements and Related Matters) Bill 2019-21
A Bill to make provision about the duties and responsibilities of the Victims’ Commissioner and about the Victims’ Code; to …

Division Voting information

During the current Parliament, Keir Starmer has voted in 332 divisions, and never against the majority of their Party.
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Debates during the 2019 Parliament

Speeches made during Parliamentary debates are recorded in Hansard. For ease of browsing we have grouped debates into individual, departmental and legislative categories.

Sparring Partners
Boris Johnson (Conservative)
(531 debate interactions)
Rishi Sunak (Conservative)
Prime Minister, First Lord of the Treasury, Minister for the Civil Service, and Minister for the Union
(231 debate interactions)
Lindsay Hoyle (Speaker)
(187 debate interactions)
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Department Debates
Cabinet Office
(608 debate contributions)
Wales Office
(107 debate contributions)
Scotland Office
(77 debate contributions)
Northern Ireland Office
(77 debate contributions)
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Holborn and St Pancras Petitions

e-Petitions are administered by Parliament and allow members of the public to express support for a particular issue.

If an e-petition reaches 10,000 signatures the Government will issue a written response.

If an e-petition reaches 100,000 signatures the petition becomes eligible for a Parliamentary debate (usually Monday 4.30pm in Westminster Hall).

Petitions with highest Holborn and St Pancras signature proportion
Keir Starmer has not participated in any petition debates

Latest EDMs signed by Keir Starmer

20th July 2022
Keir Starmer signed this EDM as the primary signatory on Wednesday 20th July 2022

Social Security

Tabled by: Keir Starmer (Labour - Holborn and St Pancras)
That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that the Universal Credit (Transitional Provisions) Amendment Regulations 2022 (S.I., 2022, No. 752), dated 4 July 2022, a copy of which was laid before this House on 4 July 2022, be annulled.
15 signatures
(Most recent: 13 Oct 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 10
Scottish National Party: 3
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
6th July 2022
Keir Starmer signed this EDM as the primary signatory on Wednesday 6th July 2022

Trade Unions

Tabled by: Keir Starmer (Labour - Holborn and St Pancras)
That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that the Liability of Trade Unions in Proceedings in Tort (Increase of Limits on Damages) Order 2022 (S.I., 2022, No. 699), dated 22 June 2022, a copy of which was laid before this House on 24 June 2022, be annulled.
7 signatures
(Most recent: 7 Jul 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 6
Green Party: 1
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Commons initiatives

These initiatives were driven by Keir Starmer, and are more likely to reflect personal policy preferences.

MPs who are act as Ministers or Shadow Ministers are generally restricted from performing Commons initiatives other than Urgent Questions.


Keir Starmer has not been granted any Urgent Questions

Keir Starmer has not been granted any Adjournment Debates

1 Bill introduced by Keir Starmer


A Bill to make further provision about the duties and responsibilities of the Victims’ Commissioner and about the Victims’ Code; to require victims’ services plans for each police service area; to establish a duty to report suspected child abuse by those working in regulated activities, a code of practice on the recording of allegations, a right of appeal by victims against a decision to cease a criminal investigation, and standards for the review of open or reopened homicide cases; to make provision about court procedures relating to vulnerable victims and witnesses; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Tuesday 20th October 2015

Keir Starmer has not asked any Written Questions in the current parliament