How Stephen Twigg voted since 2001
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Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
Voted strongly against encouraging occupational pensions Source
Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
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Stephen Twigg hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
When the Minister spoke at the beginning of the debate, he accused the Labour party of contriving to scare. I have to say to him that that is a gross insult to my constituents, who feel very strongly about this issue. In one ward in my constituency, Norris Green, more than 1,000 tenants are directly affected by the bedroom tax, and in total 2,500 people are affected across my constituency....
I am grateful to my hon. Friend for raising that issue, and I have encountered countless examples like that in my constituency. I am grateful to the registered social landlords in my constituency—Riverside housing, Liverpool Mutual Homes and Liverpool Housing Trust—for providing me with up-to-date information ahead of today’s debate. Let me run through some of what they have...
To ask the Deputy Prime Minister, what steps he is taking to ensure that students are registered to vote.
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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)
- 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 29 May 2002)
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- Has spoken in 39 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 20 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 67.77% 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") 337 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 8 Dec 2014.
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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