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Taiwo Owatemi

Labour - Coventry North West


Select Committee Meeting
Tuesday 13th April 2021
09:00
Health and Social Care Committee - Oral evidence
Subject: Treatment of autistic people and individuals with learning disabilities
13 Apr 2021, 9 a.m.
At 9.30am: Oral evidence
Dr Ian Davidson - Autism Lead at NHS and Royal College of Psychiatrists
Dr Ken Courteney - Chair at Royal College of Psychiatrists Intellectual Disability Faculty
Ian Birrell, Journalist
At 10.00am: Oral evidence
Sir Norman Lamb, former Minister at the Department of Health
Baroness Sheila Hollins - Founder at Beyond Words
Dr Theresa Joyce - Clinical Psychologist and former National Professional Advisor on Learning Disabilities at Care Quality Commission
Professor Philip Fennell - Emeritus Professor at Cardiff University
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Select Committee Meeting
Wednesday 14th April 2021
14:00
Scheduled Event
Wednesday 21st April 2021
Ten Minute Rule Motion - Main Chamber
Fur Trade (Prohibition)
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Division Votes
Thursday 25th March 2021
Coronavirus
voted Aye - in line with the party majority
One of 176 Labour Aye votes vs 21 Labour No votes
Tally: Ayes - 484 Noes - 76
Speeches
Wednesday 24th March 2021
NHS Pay

It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Hosie. I thank my hon. Friend the Member for Liverpool, …

Written Answers
Monday 22nd March 2021
Dental Services: Fees and Charges
To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he has plans for an above-inflation increase in …
Early Day Motions
None available
Bills
None available
MP Financial Interests
Saturday 11th January 2020
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Afrika Connekt Ltd; a clothing company. (Registered 07 January 2020)
EDM signed
Monday 18th January 2021
Godfrey Colin Cameron
That this House is deeply saddened by news of the death of Godfrey Colin Cameron, a hardworking member of Parliamentary …
Supported Legislation
Wednesday 5th February 2020
Education and Training (Welfare of Children) Bill 2019-21
A Bill to impose duties on certain education and training providers in relation to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of …

Division Voting information

During the current Parliamentary Session, Taiwo Owatemi has voted in 226 divisions, and never against the majority of their Party.

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Debate information

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Sparring Partners
Chris Philp (Conservative) Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Home Office) (5 debate interactions) View debates with Chris Philp Gavin Williamson (Conservative) Secretary of State for Education (5 debate interactions) View debates with Gavin Williamson Boris Johnson (Conservative) Prime Minister, First Lord of the Treasury, Minister for the Civil Service, and Minister for the Union (4 debate interactions) View debates with Boris Johnson View All MP Sparring Partners

Significant Coventry North West Petitions

Current Signatures Final Signatures Title Petition Deadline
221,238
c. 1,218 added daily
230,597
(Estimated)

Implement sanctions against the Nigerian Government and officials

Sign this petition Gov Responded - 11 Nov 2020 Debated on - 23 Nov 2020 View Taiwo Owatemi's petition debate contributions
20 Apr 2021
closes in 1 week

The Government should explore using the new sanctions regime that allows individuals and entities that violate human rights around the world to be targeted, to impose sanctions on members of the Nigerian government and police force involved in any human rights abuses by the Nigerian police.

106,128
Petition Closed

Give UK nurseries emergency funding if they have to close down amid COVID-19

Gov Responded - 14 Apr 2020 Debated on - 25 Jun 2020 View Taiwo Owatemi's petition debate contributions
18 Sep 2020
closed 6 months, 3 weeks ago

If nurseries are shut down in view of Covid-19, the Government should set up an emergency fund to ensure their survival and ensure that parents are not charged the full fee by the nurseries to keep children's places.

18,137
Petition Closed

Provide financial support to performers and creators during the COVID-19 crisis

Gov Responded - 22 Jul 2020 Debated on - 25 Jun 2020 View Taiwo Owatemi's petition debate contributions
19 Sep 2020
closed 6 months, 3 weeks ago

The prospect of widespread cancellations of concerts, theatre productions and exhibitions due to COVID-19 threatens to cause huge financial hardship for Britain's creative community. We ask Parliament to provide a package of emergency financial and practical support during this unpredictable time.

26,106
Petition Closed

Extend grants immediately to small businesses outside of SBRR

Gov Responded - 29 May 2020 Debated on - 25 Jun 2020 View Taiwo Owatemi's petition debate contributions
8 Oct 2020
closed 6 months ago

The cash grants proposed by Government are only for businesses in receipt of the Small Business Rates Relief or Rural Relief, or for particular sectors. Many small businesses fall outside these reliefs desperately need cash grants and support now.

154,815
Petition Closed

Government to offer economic assistance to the events industry during COVID-19

Gov Responded - 27 Mar 2020 Debated on - 25 Jun 2020 View Taiwo Owatemi's petition debate contributions
12 Sep 2020
closed 7 months ago

For the UK government to provide economic assistance to businesses and staff employed in the events industry, who are suffering unforeseen financial challenges that could have a profound effect on hundreds of thousands of people employed in the sector.

11,220
Petition Closed

Make nurseries exempt from business rates to support the childcare sector

Gov Responded - 2 Apr 2020 Debated on - 25 Jun 2020 View Taiwo Owatemi's petition debate contributions
5 Sep 2020
closed 7 months, 1 week ago

After owning nurseries for 29 years I have never experienced such damaging times for the sector with rising costs not being met by the funding rates available. Business Rates are a large drain on the sector and can mean the difference between nurseries being able to stay open and having to close.

179,699
Petition Closed

Offer more support to the arts (particularly Theatres and Music) amidst COVID-19

Gov Responded - 20 Jul 2020 Debated on - 25 Jun 2020 View Taiwo Owatemi's petition debate contributions
15 Dec 2020
closed 3 months, 4 weeks ago

As we pass the COVID-19 Peak, the Government should: State where the Theatres and Arts fit in the Coronavrius recovery Roadmap, Create a tailor made financial support mechanism for the Arts sector & Clarify how Social Distancing will affect arts spaces like Theatres and Concert Venues.

103,040
Petition Closed

Support the British aviation industry during the COVID-19 outbreak

Gov Responded - 7 May 2020 Debated on - 25 Jun 2020 View Taiwo Owatemi's petition debate contributions
20 Sep 2020
closed 6 months, 3 weeks ago

As a result of the COVID-19 outbreak there are travel bans imposed by many countries, there is a disastrous potential impact on our Aviation Industry. Without the Government’s help there could be an unprecedented crisis, with thousands of jobs under threat.

10,780
Petition Closed

Business Rate Relief to be extended to all small businesses in healthcare.

Gov Responded - 5 Jun 2020 Debated on - 25 Jun 2020 View Taiwo Owatemi's petition debate contributions
24 Oct 2020
closed 5 months, 2 weeks ago

To extend the business rate relief to all dental practices and medical and aesthetics clinics and any small business that’s in healthcare

135,481
Petition Closed

Provide financial help to zoos, aquariums, & rescue centres during the pandemic.

Gov Responded - 28 Jul 2020 Debated on - 25 Jun 2020 View Taiwo Owatemi's petition debate contributions
30 Oct 2020
closed 5 months, 2 weeks ago

Zoos, aquariums, and similar organisations across the country carry out all sorts of conservation work, animal rescue, and public education. At the start of the season most rely on visitors (who now won't come) to cover annual costs, yet those costs do not stop while they are closed. They need help.


Most recent EDMs signed by Taiwo Owatemi

Date Tabled Title Signatures
14 Jan 2021
Taiwo Owatemi signed this EDM on Monday 18th January 2021

Godfrey Colin Cameron

Tabled by: Chris Stephens (Scottish National Party - Glasgow South West)
That this House is deeply saddened by news of the death of Godfrey Colin Cameron, a hardworking member of Parliamentary security staff and member of the PCS trade union who passed away aged just 55 after contracting covid-19; extends our sincere condolences to his devoted wife Hyacinth, children Leon and …
139 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Feb 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 117
Scottish National Party: 15
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Alba Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
4 Jun 2020
Taiwo Owatemi signed this EDM on Wednesday 24th 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.
138 signatures
(Most recent: 11 Feb 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 115
Liberal Democrat: 9
Scottish National Party: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alliance: 1
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Commons initiatives

Taiwo Owatemi has not been granted any Urgent Questions in the current sitting

Taiwo Owatemi has not been granted any Adjournment Debates in the current sitting

Taiwo Owatemi has not introduced any legislation in the current parliamentary sitting


116 Written Questions

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Dental Services: Fees and Charges Coronavirus: Vaccination Coronavirus: Vaccination Coronavirus: Disease Control Protective Clothing: Standards Carers: Coronavirus Coronavirus: Vaccination Coronavirus: Vaccination Mortuaries Coronavirus: Screening Coronavirus: Disease Control Coronavirus: Screening Care Homes: Visits Mental Health Services: Children and Young People Coronavirus: Birmingham Coronavirus: Hospitals Coronavirus: Disease Control Coronavirus Care Homes: Visits Surgery: Warwickshire Coronavirus: Protective Clothing NHS: Drugs Drugs NHS: Drugs Pharmacy: Hygiene Accident and Emergency Departments: Standards University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust: Standards University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust: Recruitment Turing Scheme: Educational Exchanges Turing Scheme: Costs Schools: Coronavirus Free School Meals: Coronavirus Free School Meals: Coronavirus Turing Scheme Students: Fees and Charges Remote Education Children: Coronavirus Remote Education Children: Coronavirus Educational Institutions: Coronavirus Schools: Coronavirus Remote Education Teachers: Pay Children: Disadvantaged Schools: Standards Schools: Standards Erasmus+ Programme Human Rights: Prisoners Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu USA: Genito-urinary Medicine Travel: Coronavirus Saudi Arabia: Detainees Poland: Human Rights Poland: LGBT People Poland: LGBT People Poland: Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence Developing Countries: Coronavirus Jiang Rong and Wang Yi Myanmar: Religious Freedom Construction: Coronavirus Public Houses: Coronavirus Coronavirus: Vaccination Renewable Energy Renewable Energy Coronavirus: Disease Control Travel: Quarantine Hygiene: Products Hygiene: Products Hygiene: Products IKEA: Coventry Financial Markets: Computer Software Taxation: Self-assessment Patients: Transport Employment: Coronavirus Employment: Coronavirus Business: Coronavirus Self-employment Income Support Scheme Pharmacy: Coronavirus