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 for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
Voted moderately for university tuition fees Source
Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
Voted strongly against reducing central government funding of local government Source
Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
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Stephen Twigg hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
Let me start by apologising to the House, particularly to the right hon. Member for Somerton and Frome (Mr Heath), that I was a little ahead of myself in addressing amendments 23 to 25, which are in the second grouping. I echo what the Deputy Leader of the House said by way of tribute to the right hon. Gentleman for his record of work in this House. He has sought not only to work for his...
We welcome and support these Lords amendments. On Report, it was a Labour amendment that added a third recall condition of conviction for an offence under section 10 of the 2009 Act, so we particularly welcome these amendments from the other place. As the Minister said, they are minor and technical amendments, but they ensure the Bill will work by making this third recall condition fully...
First, may I echo the Deputy Prime Minister’s words about the tragic air crash in the Alps? Over the past five years, average cuts to local authorities have been £80 per person, but in the Deputy Prime Minister’s city of Sheffield the figure is almost three times higher, and in my city of Liverpool it is almost five times higher. Will he take this final opportunity at the...
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Former Labour MP for Liverpool, West Derby
Entered House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election
Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — 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) (since 7 Oct 2013)
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 (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 8 written questions in the last year — below 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 67.72% 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.
- 68 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 353 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 9 Mar 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) Donations to my constituency
party or association, which have been or will be reported by the party to the Electoral Commission:
(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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