George Howarth

MP, Knowsley

Knowsley Labour

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How George Howarth voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
  • Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
  • Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of LordsDetails
  • Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
  • Voted moderately against reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails

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George Howarth occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: EU Council, Security and Middle East 1 Sep 2014

    Does the Prime Minister accept that young Muslims are increasingly radicalised not in the mosque or the madrassah, but online in their own bedrooms? I welcome his commitment to revisit the communications data legislation, but does he agree that we need to go even further with close international partners in bringing communications service providers to a realisation that they bear a...
  • Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Fire Services 21 Jul 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what the average response time was for a first appliance to a fire incident in England in a (a) dwelling and (b) non-dwelling in (i) 2010-11, (ii) 2011-12, (iii) 2012-13 and (iv) 2013-14 for each brigade in England.
  • Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Fire Services: Industrial Disputes 21 Jul 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government pursuant to the answer of 25 June 2014, Official Report, column 311, on the firefighters' dispute, what his proposals are to resolve the firefighters' dispute; and if he will make a statement.

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Labour MP for Knowsley

Entered House of Commons on 13 November 1986 — unknown

Also represented Knowsley North and Sefton East; Knowsley North

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Topics of interest

  • Transport
  • Lord Chancellor
  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Work and Pensions
  • Railways
  • Tram and Light Rail Schemes
  • Social Rented Housing
  • Gibraltar
  • Diabetes

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Chairmen's Panel Committee (15 Oct 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Chairman, Armed Forces Bill Committee (3 Aug 2006 to 27 Nov 2008)
  • Member, Conventions (Joint Committee) (13 Jun 2006 to 23 May 2008)
  • Member, Armed Forces Bill Committee (20 Dec 2005 to 3 Aug 2006)
  • Member, Intelligence and Security (Cabinet Office) Committee (1 Nov 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Draft Mental Health Bill (Joint Committee) (22 Jul 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Northern Ireland Office (28 Jul 1999 to 11 Jun 2001)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Home Office (5 May 1997 to 28 Jul 1999)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 26 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 30 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 68.34% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 13 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 739 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

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