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Kevin Brennan

Labour - Cardiff West


Oral Question
Monday 1st March 2021
14:30
Department for Education
Oral Question No. 5
What recent assessment he has made of the effect of the covid-19 outbreak on the attainment of pupils in receipt of free school meals.
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Select Committee Meeting
Tuesday 2nd March 2021
09:30
Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee - Oral evidence
2 Mar 2021, 9:30 a.m.
(at 10:00 am) Nahimul Islam Louise Morby (at 10:40 am) Mark Lawrie, Chief Executive, StreetGames Nicola Walker, Chief Executive, Sported
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Oral Question
Tuesday 2nd March 2021
11:30
None
Oral Question No. 15
What recent assessment he has made of the prospects for an end to the conflict in Yemen.
Speeches
Thursday 25th February 2021
Welsh Affairs

I beg to move,

That this House has considered Welsh affairs.

Thank you very much for calling me, Madam Deputy …

Written Answers
Wednesday 24th February 2021
Non-domestic Rates
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what representations he has received on extending business rates relief into the 2021-22 …
Early Day Motions
Tuesday 6th October 2020
Whispering Bob's All Stars
That this House notes that 27 October 2020 will see the release of Stand By Me, a recording to raise …
Bills
None available
MP Financial Interests
Monday 2nd March 2020
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Royal Opera House
Address of donor: Covent Garden, London WC2E 9DD
Amount of donation or nature and …
EDM signed
Wednesday 24th February 2021
Political and security situation in Myanmar
That this House condemns the military coup in Myanmar (Burma); demands the immediate release of all political prisoners; extends solidarity …
Supported Legislation
Wednesday 19th July 2017
Parking (Code of Practice) Act 2019
A Bill to make provision for and in connection with a code of practice containing guidance about the operation and …

Debate information

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Significant Cardiff West Petitions

Current Signatures Final Signatures Title Petition Deadline
105,421
Petition Closed

Public inquiry into the bias in the BBC

Gov Responded - 14 Jan 2019 Debated on - 15 Jul 2019 View Kevin Brennan's petition debate contributions
17 Jun 2019
closed 1 year, 8 months ago

The impartiality of the BBC is in question and needs addressing so as to protect its charter

171,982
Petition Closed

Continue to fund free TV licences for the over 75 in the future.

Gov Responded - 24 Jun 2019 Debated on - 15 Jul 2019 View Kevin Brennan's petition debate contributions
17 Jun 2019
closed 1 year, 8 months ago

Removing them will only penalize the poorest old age pensioners, many who rely on their television for company and their main source of entertainment.

246,736
Petition Closed

Abolish the BBC television license.

Gov Responded - 26 Jun 2019 Debated on - 15 Jul 2019 View Kevin Brennan's petition debate contributions
20 Jun 2019
closed 1 year, 8 months ago

The quality of BBC programmes do not reflect the price of the TV license. It is far too expensive for the majority of people and should be abolished.

143,390
Petition Closed

Make TV election debates happen - establish an Independent Debates Commission

Gov Responded - 23 Oct 2018 Debated on - 7 Jan 2019 View Kevin Brennan's petition debate contributions
21 Mar 2019
closed 1 year, 11 months ago

Genuine leaders' debates took place in 2010, but in the next two elections didn't happen. Amend election law to make party leaders take part in a televised debate.

149,138
Petition Closed

Pay Up Now! – Scrap the pay cap and give public servants a meaningful pay rise

Gov Responded - 9 Oct 2017 Debated on - 4 Dec 2017 View Kevin Brennan's petition debate contributions
12 Mar 2018
closed 2 years, 11 months ago

Every single person who works in public services needs and deserve a pay rise. It’s time for the pay cap to be scrapped, for the government to provide additional funding for public sector pay and for employers to put public sector workers pay up now.

15,677
Petition Closed

Abolish the TV Licence

Gov Responded - 17 Oct 2017 Debated on - 20 Nov 2017 View Kevin Brennan's petition debate contributions
15 Mar 2018
closed 2 years, 11 months ago

The TV Licence is no longer fit for purpose and should be abolished. It is unfair that one should hold one to watch Freeview channels or indeed subscription TV. The BBC should look at alternative methods of funding particularly as it is commonly felt there is a high level of bias.


Most recent EDMs signed by Kevin Brennan

Date Tabled Title Signatures
2 Sep 2020
Kevin Brennan signed this EDM on Wednesday 24th February 2021

Climate and Ecological Emergency Bill

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House expresses profound alarm at the climate and ecological emergency, with wildfires raging in California, and ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica melting in line with worst case scenario predictions for sea level rise according to a study by the University of Leeds and the Danish Meteorological Institute; …
87 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Feb 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 37
Scottish National Party: 30
Liberal Democrat: 11
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
24 Feb 2021
Kevin Brennan signed this EDM on Wednesday 24th February 2021

Political and security situation in Myanmar

Tabled by: Rushanara Ali (Labour - Bethnal Green and Bow)
That this House condemns the military coup in Myanmar (Burma); demands the immediate release of all political prisoners; extends solidarity to fellow Members of Parliament who have been denied the right to exercise their democratically elected mandate; welcomes the establishment by Parliamentarians of representative committees from national, regional and state …
34 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Feb 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 17
Scottish National Party: 8
Conservative: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
View All Kevin Brennan's signed Early Day Motions

Commons initiatives

3 Urgent Questions tabled by Kevin Brennan

Date Forum Title
12 Dec 2016 Commons Chamber Sky: 21st Century Fox Takeover Bid
20 Oct 2015 Commons Chamber Steel Industry
21 Jun 2012 Commons Chamber Secondary Education

Kevin Brennan has not been granted any Adjournment Debates in the current sitting

Kevin Brennan has not introduced any legislation in the current parliamentary sitting


836 Written Questions

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Arts: Advisory Bodies Musicians: British Nationals Abroad Business: British Nationals Abroad Television Licences: Non-payment Sports: Drugs British Athletes Commission: Finance Sports: Children Music: Licensed Premises Arts: Self-employment Income Support Scheme Culture: Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Culture: Coronavirus Theatres: Tax Allowances Visual Arts: Coronavirus Culture: Coronavirus Leisure: Coronavirus Music: Coronavirus Arts: Coronavirus Culture: Coronavirus Television Licences: Older People Public Service Broadcasting Culture: Urban Areas Musicians: Travel Requirements Public Libraries: Computers Television Licences: Non-payment Listed Events S4C: Public Appointments Treasure Trove: Codes of Practice Treasure Trove Musical Instruments: Customs World Heritage Sites Data Protection: Children Broadcasting: Children Internet: Children Tourism: Coastal Areas Holidays: Low Incomes Public Libraries: Staff Creative Industries Council: Staff Writers Young Audiences Content Fund 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