Stephen Twigg

MP, Liverpool, West Derby

Liverpool, West Derby Labour/Co-operative

A selection of Stephen Twigg's votes

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  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Details
  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Details
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Details
  • Voted moderately against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Details
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Details
  • Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Details

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Stephen Twigg never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Border Management (Calais) 24 Jun 2015

    The Home Secretary rightly reminded the House of the importance of aid policy in addressing the causes of increased migration. Can we take the opportunity in the next few days to remind our European Union partners of their obligation to match our 0.7% commitment and to press the French Government, who are cutting development assistance at this time?
  • Sustainable Development Goals 16 Jun 2015

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Turner. I congratulate the hon. Member for Glasgow North (Patrick Grady) on securing this very important and timely debate, providing an opportunity for Members of all parties to explore these issues and for the Minister to respond. The hon. Member for Glasgow North brings a wealth of experience from prior to his election. I refer people...
  • [Mr Andrew Turner in the Chair] — Voter Engagement 11 Jun 2015

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Turner. I welcome the Minister to his place and wish him well with his new responsibilities in the Cabinet Office. I also join others in congratulating my hon. Friend the Member for Islington South and Finsbury (Emily Thornberry) on bringing this extremely important matter to Westminster Hall so early in the new Parliament. We have had an...

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Labour/Co-operative MP for Liverpool, West Derby

Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

Party was Labour until 30 Mar 2015

Also represented Enfield, Southgate

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Topics of interest

  • Education
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Deputy Prime Minister
  • Work and Pensions
  • Justice
  • Electoral Register
  • Free Schools
  • Schools
  • Burma
  • Reading: Primary Education

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Political and Constitutional Reform) (Justice) (7 Oct 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • 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 (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 Secretary (Privy Council Office) (11 Jun 2001 to 30 May 2002)
  • Member, Employment Sub-committee (14 Dec 1999 to 11 May 2001)
  • Member, Education & Employment Committee (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 Committee (23 Feb 1998 to 9 Feb 2000)

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  • Has spoken in 36 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 9 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 75.68% 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 — 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") 355 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Jun 2015.

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