George Howarth

MP, Knowsley

Knowsley Labour

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How George Howarth voted since 2001
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  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted moderately against reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
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George Howarth occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Morecambe Bay (Tunnel) 29 Oct 2014

    Order. If the hon. Gentleman wants to intervene, I suggest that he does so, rather than making comments from a sedentary position.
  • [Mr George Howarth in the Chair] — Chilcot Inquiry (Costs) 29 Oct 2014

    Order. The title of the debate focuses on the costs of the Chilcot inquiry. In his opening remarks, the hon. Gentleman chose to interpret “costs” in quite a wide way, and I am mindful of that. However, the direction of his speech needs constantly to refer back to the title of the debate. He is not out of order, but I am trying to be helpful by steering him in a direction that will...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Police Emergency Response Times 13 Oct 2014

    When he did not turn up for work on Friday 22 August, my late constituent Mr Joseph McIntosh’s employers alerted Merseyside police, as they were concerned about his well-being. The police called at his home and, finding him to be in need of medical attention, called an ambulance. When no ambulance had turned up after an hour, the police took Mr McIntosh to the local hospital...

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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

Currently held offices

  • Member, Finance and Services Committee

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 33 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 26 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 68.46% 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") 742 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 27 Oct 2014.

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