George Howarth’s voting in Parliament
George Howarth is a Labour MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
However, George Howarth sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:
George Howarth generally voted for university tuition fees, while most Labour MPs generally voted against.
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George Howarth never rebelled against their party in this parliament
Does not the Minister accept that although of course each case is a personal and individual tragedy, we aggregate and analyse data to see whether a pattern emerges? Does she accept that as long as she drags her feet on this issue, people will conclude that the Government may have something to hide?
Does the Secretary of State accept that there is a huge difference between making this statement and making a case? Will he acknowledge that if he is going to take this House and the wider public with him over the coming months, he will need to make a better case than he has made today?
I should start by saying a few words about the three maiden speeches that I have recently heard. All were passionate, witty or lyrical, and one was all three. We will look forward to hearing more from those hon. Members in the future. I want to concentrate my remarks on young people, especially those in Knowsley. Three years ago I carried out a project over the summer in my constituency. I...
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Labour MP for Knowsley
Entered the House of Commons on 13 November 1986 — unknown
Also represented Knowsley North and Sefton East; Knowsley North
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Topics of interest
- Lord Chancellor
- Home Department
- Work and Pensions
- Tram and Light Rail Schemes
- Social Rented Housing
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Finance and Services Committee (30 Jan 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, Panel of Chairs (13 Oct 2009 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, Conventions (Joint Committee) (17 May 2006 to 31 Oct 2006)
- Chair, Armed Forces Bill Committee (20 Dec 2005 to 9 May 2006)
- Member, Armed Forces Bill Committee (19 Dec 2005 to 20 Dec 2005)
- Member, Intelligence and Security (Joint Committee) (17 Jul 2005 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (13 Jul 2005 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Draft Mental Health Bill (Joint Committee) (20 Jul 2004 to 11 Jul 2005)
- Member, Public Accounts Committee (15 May 2002 to 10 Sep 2003)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Northern Ireland Office) (29 Jul 1999 to 7 Jun 2001)
- The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department (6 May 1997 to 29 Jul 1999)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Home Affairs) (1 Jun 1994 to 1 Jun 1997)
- Member, Members' Interests Committee (4 Apr 1990 to 11 May 1990)
- Member, Environment Committee (19 Dec 1989 to 16 May 1990)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (1 Jun 1989 to 1 Jun 1994)
- Member, Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration (28 Jan 1987 to 15 Dec 1989)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 42 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 49 written questions in the last year — above 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 54.72% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well 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") 767 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 10 Aug 2015.
Name of donor: Taipei Representative Office in the UK
Address of donor: 50 Grosvenor Gardens, London SW1W 0EB
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £3,640 total including flights £2,350, hotels £900, meals £250 and transportation £140
Destination of visit: Taiwan
Date of visit: 19-26 October 2014
Purpose of visit: to foster good relations between the UK and Taiwan; to learn more about Taiwan, in particular their transportation (including high speed railways), national health system and policy concerning relations with mainland China.
(Registered 06 November 2014)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Julie Howarth, as Office Manager.
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