Maria Eagle

Shadow Minister (Defence)

Labour MP for Garston and Halewood

@meaglemp https://facebook.com/Maria-Eagle-103693786335432

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Your MP (Maria Eagle) represents you, and all of the people who live in Garston and Halewood, at the UK Parliament in Westminster.

MPs split their time between Parliament and their constituency. In Parliament, they debate and vote on new laws, review existing laws, and question the Government. In the constituency, their focus is on supporting local people and championing local issues. They have a small staff team who help with casework, maintain their diaries, and monitor their inbox.

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Labour MP for Garston and Halewood

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

Also represented Liverpool, Garston

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Topics of interest

Maria Eagle campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Ministry of Defence
  • Transport
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Departmental Travel
  • West Coast Railway Line: Franchises
  • Ministry of Defence: Bullying and Harassment
  • Ministry of Defence: Finance
  • Travel

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Defence) (since 5 Sep 2023)
  • Member, Joint Committee on the Fixed-Term Parliaments Act (since 10 Nov 2020)
  • Member, Consolidation, &c., Bills (Joint Committee) (since 6 Jul 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Victims and Prisoners Bill Committee (14 Jun 2023 to 11 Jul 2023)
  • Member, National Security Bill Committee (29 Jun 2022 to 18 Oct 2022)
  • Member, British Sign Language Bill Committee ( 9 Feb 2022 to 23 Feb 2022)
  • Member, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament ( 9 Feb 2022 to 15 Jan 2024)
  • Member, Approved Premises (Substance Testing) Bill Committee ( 8 Dec 2021 to 15 Dec 2021)
  • Member, Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Bill [HL] Committee ( 1 Dec 2021 to 9 Dec 2021)
  • Member, Taxi and Private Hire Vehicles (Safeguarding and Road Safety) Bill (England and Wales) Committee (27 Oct 2021 to 3 Nov 2021)
  • Member, Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill (12 May 2021 to 24 Jun 2021)
  • Member, Justice Committee ( 2 Mar 2020 to 30 Apr 2024)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport ( 5 Jan 2016 to 27 Jun 2016)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Defence (14 Sep 2015 to 5 Jan 2016)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs ( 7 Oct 2013 to 14 Sep 2015)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Transport ( 8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2013)
  • Shadow Solicitor General (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
  • Shadow Minister (Equalities Office) (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
  • Shadow Minister (Justice) (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
  • Minister of State (Ministry of Justice) (also in Government Equalities Office) ( 9 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Minister of State (Government Equalities Office) (also in the Ministry of Justice) ( 9 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Parliamentary Secretary (Government Equalities office) (also in the Ministry of Justice) ( 5 Oct 2008 to 9 Jun 2009)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice ( 2 Jul 2007 to 9 Jun 2009)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Northern Ireland Office) ( 5 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Education and Skills) (Children and Families) (10 May 2005 to 5 May 2006)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (11 Jun 2001 to 10 May 2005)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (25 Jul 1997 to 29 Nov 1999)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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Last updated: 13 May 2024.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Address of donor: Broadcasting House, Portland Place, London W1A 1AA
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets to Eurovision Grand Final in Liverpool, value £760
Date received: 13 May 2023
Date accepted: 13 May 2023
Donor status: company, registration RC000057
(Registered 16 May 2023)

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