Stephen Twigg

MP, Liverpool, West Derby

Liverpool, West Derby Labour

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How Stephen Twigg voted since 2001
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  • Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted strongly against encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted moderately for university tuition fees 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

Recent appearances

  • Backbench Business: Achievement Gap in Reading 4 Sep 2014

    I congratulate the right hon. Member for Mid Dorset and North Poole (Annette Brooke) on securing this debate and thank the Backbench Business Committee for granting it. I pay tribute to the work that the right hon. Lady has done on this matter throughout her time in this House, including the questions that she has raised as parliamentary champion for Save the Children. The Save the Children...
  • Written Answers — Education: Pupils: Disadvantaged 1 Sep 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education if she will publish all information her Department has collated on attainment at Key Stage 2 to Key Stage 4 in all GCSE subjects for all pupils eligible for the pupil premium in maintained schools in the last four years.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Attainment (Less Affluent Children) 21 Jul 2014

    One of the ways in which the last Government sought to address this issue was the London Challenge, which, as the Minister will know, had a very positive impact on the achievement gap in London. What lessons does he think can be drawn from it for the rest of the country?

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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

  • Education
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Work and Pensions
  • Justice
  • Deputy Prime Minister
  • Free Schools
  • Schools
  • Electoral Register
  • Burma
  • 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 35 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 during 2005, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 68.00% 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") 320 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.

4. Sponsorships
(b) Support in the capacity as an MP
(b) Name of donor: Laing O’Rourke Services Ltd
(b) Address of donor: Admirals Park, Dartford DA2 6SN
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: venue hire, printing, leaflet delivery and refreshments for West Derby Jobs Fair held on 31 October 2013; total £3,000.
(b) Date of receipt: 17 October 2013
(b) Date of acceptance: 17 October 2013
(b) Donor status: company, registration 04364919
(b) (Registered 31 October 2013; updated 14 November 2013)

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