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Yvette Cooper

Labour - Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford


Select Committee Meeting
Wednesday 21st April 2021
09:30
Select Committee Meeting
Monday 26th April 2021
14:00
Select Committee Meeting
Monday 26th April 2021
16:00
Select Committee Meeting
Monday 17th May 2021
14:00
Select Committee Meeting
Monday 17th May 2021
16:00
Division Votes
Monday 19th April 2021
Finance (No. 2) Bill
voted No - in line with the party majority
One of 194 Labour No votes vs 0 Labour Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 356 Noes - 224
Speeches
Monday 19th April 2021
Covid-19 Update

The Health Secretary is clearly right to put India on the red list and to safeguard the vaccine programme from …

Written Answers
Tuesday 13th April 2021
Support for Mortgage Interest
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether she has reviewed the eligibility criteria for Support for …
Early Day Motions
None available
Bills
Tuesday 2nd April 2019
European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2019
A Bill to make provision in connection with the period for negotiations for withdrawing from the European Union.
MP Financial Interests
Monday 20th July 2020
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: MPM Connect Ltd
Address of donor: Grenville House, 4 Grenville Avenue, Broxbourne EN10 7DH
Amount of donation …
EDM signed
Monday 21st October 2019
Sale of First West Yorkshire
That this House notes that FirstGroup plc is selling its UK bus operation; calls on FirstGroup to sell its West …
Supported Legislation
European Union (Withdrawal) (No. 2) Bill 2017-19
The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will …

Division Voting information

During the current Parliamentary Session, Yvette Cooper has voted in 211 divisions, and never against the majority of their Party.

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Debate information

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Significant Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford Petitions

Current Signatures Final Signatures Title Petition Deadline
180,482
Petition Closed

Amnesty for anyone who was a minor that arrived In Britain between 1948 to 1971

Gov Responded - 23 May 2018 Debated on - 30 Apr 2018 View Yvette Cooper's petition debate contributions
6 Oct 2018
closed 2 years, 6 months ago

Windrush Generation were invited as settlers and as British subjects. Minors also had the right to stay.We call on the government to stop all deportations, change the burden of proof and establish an amnesty for anyone who was a minor.The government should also provide compensation for loss & hurt.


Most recent EDMs signed by Yvette Cooper

Date Tabled Title Signatures
15 Oct 2019
Yvette Cooper signed this EDM on Monday 21st October 2019

Sale of First West Yorkshire

Tabled by: Alex Sobel (Labour (Co-op) - Leeds North West)
That this House notes that FirstGroup plc is selling its UK bus operation; calls on FirstGroup to sell its West Yorkshire division separately from the rest of its FirstGroup bus operation; notes the comments of Leeds City Council leader Judith Blake that the sale is an opportunity for West Yorkshire …
8 signatures
(Most recent: 22 Oct 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
15 Oct 2019
Yvette Cooper signed this EDM on Tuesday 15th October 2019

Intimidation in public life

Tabled by: Alison McGovern (Labour - Wirral South)
That this House recognises that intimidation experienced by those in public life poses a threat to the diversity, integrity, and vibrancy of representative democracy in the UK and that tackling intimidation is a cross-party issue; notes that abuse and intimidation know no political boundaries; welcomes the ongoing work on developing …
67 signatures
(Most recent: 29 Oct 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 43
Conservative: 8
Liberal Democrat: 5
Scottish National Party: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Crossbench: 1
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Commons initiatives

26 Urgent Questions tabled by Yvette Cooper

Date Forum Title
11 Dec 2018 Commons Chamber European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018: Statutory Obligations on Ministers
5 Feb 2018 Commons Chamber Immigration White Paper
23 Feb 2017 Commons Chamber Jamal al-Harith
10 May 2016 Commons Chamber Child Refugee Resettlement
29 Feb 2016 Commons Chamber Child Refugees: Calais
25 Jan 2016 Commons Chamber Child Refugees in Europe
3 Nov 2015 Commons Chamber Humanitarian Aid: Refugees in Greece and the Balkans
2 Mar 2015 Commons Chamber Counter-Terrorism: Conflict Zones
22 Jan 2015 Commons Chamber Child Abuse Inquiry
10 Dec 2014 Commons Chamber Resettlement of Vulnerable Syrian Refugees
22 Oct 2014 Commons Chamber Foreign National Offenders (Removal)
2 Sep 2014 Commons Chamber Child Sex Abuse (Rotherham)
17 Jul 2014 Commons Chamber Child Abuse
12 Jun 2014 Commons Chamber HM Passport Office
9 Jun 2014 Commons Chamber Extremism
31 Mar 2014 Commons Chamber Yarl’s Wood Immigration Centre (Detainee Death)
20 Jan 2014 Commons Chamber UN Syrian Refugees Programme
27 Nov 2013 Commons Chamber Romanian and Bulgarian Accession
4 Sep 2013 Commons Chamber Border Force
14 Mar 2013 Commons Chamber Alcohol: Minimum Unit Price
8 Jan 2013 Commons Chamber Ibrahim Magag
16 Jul 2012 Commons Chamber Olympics (Security)
19 Apr 2012 Commons Chamber Abu Qatada
15 Nov 2011 Commons Chamber Border Control Scheme
28 Mar 2011 Commons Chamber Disturbances (London)
17 Jan 2011 Commons Chamber Tunisia

Yvette Cooper has not been granted any Adjournment Debates in the current sitting

3 Bills introduced by Yvette Cooper


A Bill to make provision in connection with the period for negotiations for withdrawing from the European Union.

This Bill received Royal Assent on Monday 8th April 2019 and was enacted into law.


The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. To make provision in connection with the period for negotiations for withdrawing from the European Union.


Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Wednesday 13th February 2019
Next Event - 2nd Reading: House Of Commons
Date TBA

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. Make provision in connection with the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union.


Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Monday 21st January 2019
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100 Written Questions

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Arrest Warrants: EU Countries Extradition Act 2003: Arrests Extradition Act 2003: Arrests Extradition (Provisional Arrest) Act 2020: Arrests Human Trafficking: Standards Human Trafficking: Victims Human Trafficking: Victims Human Trafficking Human Trafficking Asylum: Children Asylum: Children Immigrants: Detainees Immigration: Freezing of Assets Refugees: Children Refugees Police Stations: Closures Migrant Workers: Deportation Asylum: Children Yarl's Wood Immigration Removal Centre Crime: Victims Asylum Immigrants: Detainees Yarl's Wood Immigration Removal Centre Asylum Immigrants: Detainees Immigrants: Detainees Yarl's Wood Immigration Removal Centre Terrorism: British Nationals Abroad Temporary Exclusion Orders Passports Undocumented Workers Asylum: Children Asylum: Children Home Office: Secondment Asylum: Children Asylum: EU Law Asylum: EU Law Asylum: EU Law Refugees Coronavirus: Vaccination Coronavirus: Disease Control Coronavirus: Intensive Care Coronavirus: Disease Control Coronavirus: Disease Control Coronavirus: Disease Control Coronavirus: Disease Control Coronavirus: Disease Control Coronavirus: Disease Control Coronavirus: Disease Control Coronavirus: Disease Control Coronavirus: Carers GP Surgeries: Capital Investment Hospitals: Closures Accident and Emergency Departments: Closures Hospitals: Closures Accident and Emergency Departments: Closures Office for Tackling Injustices Public Libraries: Closures Culture: Urban Areas Members: Correspondence Museums and Galleries Theatres Museums and Galleries: Closures Theatres: Closures Public Libraries: Closures Public Libraries: Closures Unemployment: Older People Support for Mortgage Interest Redundancy: Older People Unemployment: Older People Job Centres: Closures Food Banks Jobcentres: Closures Courts and Tribunals: Closures Courts: Closures Tribunals: Closures Courts: Closures Parole Board Parole Board