Margaret Beckett

Labour MP for Derby South

Margaret Beckett’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 19 Dec 2018

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House 17 Jan 2019

    I should like to declare an interest. Some years ago, when we were in a minority Government, I was in our Whips Office. Since then, for some five years, I was either shadow Leader of the House or Leader of the House. I feel an old-fashioned sense of unease when I hear people exploring options that might lead to the Government reducing or losing their control of the business of the House....
  • Leaving the Eu: No Deal: Leaving the EU: No Deal 19 Dec 2018

    I am really sorry and dismayed to have heard what the hon. Member for Broxbourne (Mr Walker) just said, because I have high regard and respect for him. I simply say to him that he could not be more wrong. He talked with great respect of the work that the Prime Minister has put in; she has made one catastrophic misjudgment after another and it is she who is threatening the national interest....
  • Points of Order 19 Dec 2018

    Further to that point of order, Mr Speaker. I understand the observations made by the right hon. Member for Broxtowe (Anna Soubry), and I hope I bow to no one in my wish to see the courtesies of this House observed, but do you believe that it is in order for what appears to be becoming almost an orchestrated riot to take place? [Interruption.]

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Labour MP for Derby South

Entered the House of Commons on 10 October 1974 — General election

Also represented Lincoln

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Topics of interest

Margaret Beckett campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Transport
  • Cabinet Office
  • Department for Education
  • Treasury
  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Thameslink Railway Line: Rolling Stock
  • Rolling Stock: Procurement
  • Agency Social Workers: Fees and Charges
  • Agency Social Workers
  • GCHQ: Staff

Currently held offices

  • Chair, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (since 20 Nov 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (30 Oct 2017 to 20 Nov 2017)
  • Chair, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (14 Dec 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (30 Nov 2015 to 14 Dec 2015)
  • Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee (1 Jan 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Chair, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (9 Feb 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (13 Jan 2010 to 9 Feb 2010)
  • Minister of State (Department of Communities and Local Government) (Housing) (3 Oct 2008 to 5 Jun 2009)
  • Chair, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (29 Jan 2008 to 31 Oct 2008)
  • Foreign Secretary (5 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (8 Jun 2001 to 5 May 2006)
  • Chair, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (29 Jul 1998 to 11 May 2001)
  • Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons (Privy Council Office) (27 Jul 1998 to 8 Jun 2001)
  • The Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills (2 May 1997 to 27 Jul 1998)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Health (21 Jul 1994 to 1 Jan 1995)
  • Leader of Her Majesty's Official Opposition (12 May 1994 to 21 Jul 1994)
  • Leader of the Labour Party (12 May 1994 to 21 Jul 1994)
  • Deputy Leader of the Labour Party (10 Apr 1992 to 12 May 1994)
  • Shadow Leader of the House of Commons (9 Apr 1992 to 12 May 1994)
  • Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury (1 Jul 1989 to 9 Apr 1992)
  • Shadow Minister (Social Security) (1 Jun 1984 to 1 Jun 1989)
  • Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee (1 Aug 1980 to 31 Jul 1981)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Education and Science) (1 Jan 1976 to 1 Jan 1979)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (1 Jan 1975 to 1 Jan 1976)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Jan 2019.

9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my husband, Leo Beckett, as Office Manager.

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