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Labour MP for Liverpool, West Derby
- Also represented Enfield, Southgate
- Entered Parliament on 1 May 1997 — General election
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- Voting record
- Topics of interest
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- Register of Members’ Interests
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Stephen Twigg voted on key issues since 2001:
- Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted strongly against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted moderately for a smoking ban. votes
- Voted very strongly for the Iraq war. votes
- Voted very strongly against an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Has never voted on more EU integration. votes
- Voted strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted moderately for university tuition fees. votes
- Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Voted moderately for introducing ID cards. votes
- Has never voted on replacing Trident. votes
- Voted very strongly for the hunting ban. votes
- Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted moderately for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted against automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted strongly against encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly for introducing foundation hospitals. votes
- Voted very strongly for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
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- Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Education, Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Justice, Health, Treasury
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Free Schools, Reading: Primary Education, Schools: Finance, Freedom of Information, Departmental Domestic Visits
(based on written questions asked by Stephen Twigg and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Written Answers — Education: Academies (21 May 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Education how many multi-academy trust arrangements there are; and what proportion of academies are in such an arrangement.”
- Written Answers — Education: Schools (21 May 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Education what steps he is taking to promote maintained federations.”
- Written Answers — Education: Schools (21 May 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Education how many local authority maintained federations there are in England; and how many such federations are of (a) primary schools and (b) secondary schools.”
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- Has spoken in 17 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 36 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 65.85% 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") 287 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 7 May 2013. More about the Register
Figures in brackets are ranks.Data from parliament.uk (source).
|Type||2008/09||2007/08||2006/07||2005/06||2004/05 (ranking out of 659)||2003/04 (ranking out of 658)||2002/03 (ranking out of 657)||2001/02 (ranking out of 657)|
|Staying away from main home||£0||£0||£0||£5,280 (612th)||£3,759 (606th)|
|London costs||£253||£1,618 (joint 1st with 118 others)||£1,574 (joint 1st with 101 others)||£1,527 (joint 1st with 101 others)||£1,130 (joint 83rd with 26 others)|
|Office running costs||£0||£9,664 (610th)||£18,799 (joint 13th with 178 others)||£16,797 (490th)||£3,825 (636th)|
|Staffing costs||£17,479||£87,177 (7th)||£74,985 (joint 8th with 27 others)||£72,310 (joint 1st with 23 others)||£63,951 (7th)|
|Members' Travel||£0||£470 (645th)||£1,488 (626th)||£1,476 (629th)||£1,456 (joint 613th with 1 other)|
|Members' Staff Travel||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0|
|Members' Spouse Travel||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Family Travel||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Purchased Stationery||£0||£2,498 (73rd)||£1,150 (201st)||£1,298 (217th)||£1,850 (94th)|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||N/A||N/A||£0||£11,054 (36th)||£5,440 (96th)||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£0||£1,840 (joint 408th with 3 others)||£1,840 (joint 401st with 3 others)||£1,840 (joint 391st with 3 others)||£1,840 (joint 357th with 3 others)|
|Total||£37,758||£114,321 (499th)||£105,276 (562nd)||£100,528 (536th)||£77,811 (515th)|