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Stephanie Peacock MP

Stephanie Peacock MP is a member of the Institute for Prosperity's Advisory Board.

She is the Member of Parliament for Barnsley East and Shadow Minister for Veterans. 

Since her election to Parliament, Stephanie has served on the International Trade, Science & Technology, and the Women & Equalities Select Committees. She was a member of the Opposition Whips Office and Shadow Cabinet Office & Office of Veterans’ Affairs. Stephanie is currently a Shadow Environment minister.

Stephanie is the Parliamentary Chair of Hope not Hate, an advocacy group that campaigns against racism and fascism. One of her key Parliamentary campaigns has been to increase the maximum sentences for those convicted of causing death by dangerous driving. Stephanie has also called for more support for retired miners, she held a Parliamentary debate on this issue and has lobbied the Government to reform the Mineworkers Pension Scheme. As a former trade union officer, workers’ rights are very important to Stephanie. She introduced a Private Members Bill to improve the employment rights of Agency Workers and in 2019 she was granted an Urgent Parliamentary Question to press the Government on why they had suspended the National Minimum wage naming scheme. The scheme names employers who break the law on paying the minimum wage.

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