How Stephen Twigg voted since 2001
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Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
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Stephen Twigg hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
I join the Minister in welcoming the huge success of national voter registration day. Will he join me in praising the brilliant work of Bite the Ballot, which organised national voter registration day last week? If we are to maximise the number of young people on the register, will he think again about extending the Northern Ireland schools initiative so that it applies in the rest of the...
The Minister says it would be a burden on schools, but I spoke to the Association of School and College Leaders, which represents school head teachers. It says that to have such a scheme would be “easily organised” and deliver real benefits. The Northern Ireland electoral registration officer says that the schools initiative has been “very successful in improving the rate of...
The Minister rightly reminded us that the position now is a snapshot, but our understanding is that that snapshot shows 1 million fewer than the snapshot a year ago. Is he confident that we will see 1 million people added to the register between now and 20 April so that overall there is no fall in numbers? Is that what he is telling the House?
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Labour MP for Liverpool, West Derby
Entered House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election
Also represented Enfield, Southgate
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Topics of interest
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Deputy Prime Minister
- Work and Pensions
- Electoral Register
- Free Schools
- Reading: Primary Education
Currently held offices
- Shadow Minister (Political and Constitutional Reform) (Justice)
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Secretary of State for Education (7 Oct 2011 to 7 Oct 2013)
- Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
- Minister of State (School Standards), Department for Education and Skills (17 Dec 2004 to 11 May 2005)
- Minister of State (Education and Skills) (School Standards) (16 Dec 2004 to 5 May 2005)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Education and Skills) (30 May 2002 to 16 Dec 2004)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Schools), Department for Education and Skills (29 May 2002 to 17 Dec 2004)
- Parliamentary Secretary (Privy Council Office) (11 Jun 2001 to 30 May 2002)
- Parliamentary Secretary, Privy Council Office (11 Jun 2001 to 29 May 2002)
- Member, Employment Sub-committee (14 Dec 1999 to 11 May 2001)
- Member, Education & Employment (13 Dec 1999 to 11 May 2001)
- Member, Public Accounts Committee (5 Nov 1998 to 17 Nov 1998)
- Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons (23 Feb 1998 to 9 Feb 2000)
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- Has spoken in 33 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 14 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2005, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 67.90% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 1 annotation on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 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") 346 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 9 Feb 2015.
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Fee of £300 from The Times
Newspaper, 3 Thomas More Square, London E98 1XY, for an article. Hours: approx. 2 hrs. (Registered 22 July 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Liverpool West Derby Constituency Labour Party
Address of donor: 1 Castlesite Road Liverpool L12 5EJ
(a) Amount of donation: £5,996 raised at a fundraising dinner. This amount included one individual registrable donation, from USDAW
, below, and was shared equally with another Labour MP
. I received £2,998.
Donor status: unincorporated association
(a) (Registered 9 July 2014)
(a) Name of donor: USDAW
Address of donor: 188 Wilmslow Road, Manchester M14 6LJ
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 sponsorship for fundraising dinner (shared with another Labour MP as above) on 23 June 2014. I benefited from £1,000.
Donor status: trade union
(a) (Registered 9 July 2014)
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