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Paula Barker

Labour - Liverpool, Wavertree

Select Committees
Justice Committee (since May 2020)


Debate information

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Boris Johnson (Conservative) Prime Minister, First Lord of the Treasury and Minister for the Civil Service (4 debate interactions) View debates with Boris Johnson Matt Hancock (Conservative) Secretary of State for Health and Social Care (4 debate interactions) View debates with Matt Hancock Rishi Sunak (Conservative) Chancellor of the Exchequer (4 debate interactions) View debates with Rishi Sunak View All MP Sparring Partners

Significant Liverpool, Wavertree Petitions

Current Signatures Final Signatures Title Petition Deadline
104,667
c. 503 added daily
105,906
(Estimated)

Give government workers a fair pay rise

Sign this petition Gov Responded - 16 Oct 2020 Debated on - 14 Dec 2020 View Paula Barker's petition debate contributions
20 Jan 2021
closes in 2 days, 10 hours

During the pandemic government workers have delivered vital public services and kept our country safe and secure. After ten years in which the real value of civil service pay has fallen, many face hardship. The Government must start to restore the real value of their pay with a 10% increase in 2020.

146,351
Petition Closed

Give all key workers a 100% tax and Nat. Ins. holiday through COVID-19 crisis

Gov Responded - 27 Apr 2020 Debated on - 14 Dec 2020 View Paula Barker's petition debate contributions
1 Oct 2020
closed 3 months, 2 weeks ago

The government is helping private firms to protect jobs by paying up to 80% of staff wages through this crisis. If it can do this why can it not help key workers who will be putting themselves/their families at risk and working extra hard under extremely challenging and unprecedented circumstances.


Most recent EDMs signed by Paula Barker

Date Tabled Title Signatures
6 Oct 2020
Paula Barker signed this EDM on Wednesday 7th October 2020

Meeting the communication needs and preferences of people with hearing loss and deafness during the covid-19 outbreak

Tabled by: Olivia Blake (Labour - Sheffield, Hallam)
That this House recognises that the use of opaque face masks can act as a barrier to communication for the 12 million people with hearing loss across the UK; welcomes the recent approval of a transparent mask by the Department of Health and Social Care; asks the Government to issue …
14 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Oct 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 10
Conservative: 2
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
24 Sep 2020
Paula Barker signed this EDM on Wednesday 7th October 2020

County lines and child criminal exploitation

Tabled by: Grahame Morris (Labour - Easington)
That this House is alarmed at the expansion of county lines networks, recently exacerbated by covid-19; calls for clarification of laws to ensure that all young people who are groomed, coerced and controlled into committing crime are recognised as victims of trafficking and exploitation; advocates the adoption of a new …
21 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Oct 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 10
Conservative: 3
Scottish National Party: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
View All Paula Barker's signed Early Day Motions

Commons initiatives

Paula Barker has not been granted any Urgent Questions in the current sitting

Paula Barker has not been granted any Adjournment Debates in the current sitting

1 Bill introduced by Paula Barker


A Bill to make provision about the national minimum wage; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Wednesday 5th February 2020
Next Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Date TBA