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George Howarth’s voting in Parliament
George Howarth is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
This is a selection of George Howarth’s votes.
Generally voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
Generally voted against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
Consistently voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
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Does my hon. Friend agree that the concern in our part of the world is that the word “sustainability” is all about financial sustainability, not the sustainability of services?
May I join my right hon. Friend the Leader of the Opposition, the Prime Minister and Jane Kennedy, the police and crime commissioner on Merseyside, in commending the tremendous bravery of the police officers involved in the stabbing incident in my constituency yesterday, who nevertheless apprehended the suspect? Will the Prime Minister acknowledge that, often in very dangerous circumstances,...
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to the findings of the report of CLIC Sargent, Cancer costs: financial impact of childhood cancer revealed, published on 1 September 2016, how he plans to ensure that his Department's guidance on hospital car parking is applied consistently across England.
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Labour MP for Knowsley
Entered the House of Commons on 13 November 1986 — unknown
Also represented Knowsley North and Sefton East; Knowsley North
Topics of interest
- Lord Chancellor
- Department of Health
- Home Department
- Tram and Light Rail Schemes
- Social Rented Housing
Currently held offices
- Member, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (since 9 Sep 2015)
- Member, Panel of Chairs (since 13 Oct 2009)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Finance and Services Committee (30 Jan 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, Conventions (Joint Committee) (17 May 2006 to 31 Oct 2006)
- Chair, Armed Forces Bill Committee (20 Dec 2005 to 9 May 2006)
- Member, Armed Forces Bill Committee (19 Dec 2005 to 20 Dec 2005)
- Member, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (17 Jul 2005 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (13 Jul 2005 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Draft Mental Health Bill (Joint Committee) (20 Jul 2004 to 11 Jul 2005)
- Member, Public Accounts Committee (15 May 2002 to 10 Sep 2003)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Northern Ireland Office) (29 Jul 1999 to 7 Jun 2001)
- The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department (6 May 1997 to 29 Jul 1999)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Home Affairs) (1 Jun 1994 to 1 Jun 1997)
- Member, Members' Interests Committee (4 Apr 1990 to 11 May 1990)
- Member, Environment Committee (19 Dec 1989 to 16 May 1990)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (1 Jun 1989 to 1 Jun 1994)
- Member, Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration (28 Jan 1987 to 15 Dec 1989)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
- Chairman, Finance Bill Committee (4 out of 6)
- Chairman, Policing and Crime Bill Committee (6 out of 13)
- Chairman, Psychoactive Substances Bill Committee (2 out of 3)
- Chairman, Riot Compensation Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Chairman, Finance Bill Committee (2 out of 6)
- Chairman, Mesothelioma Bill Committee (1 out of 4)
- Chairman, Growth and Infrastructure Bill Committee (7 out of 14)
- Chairman, Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill Committee (2 out of 20)
- Chairman, Savings Accounts and Health in Pregnancy Grant Bill Committee (4 out of 8)
- Estates of Deceased Persons (Forfeiture Rule and Law Of Succession) Bill Committee (0 out of 1)
- Chairman, National Insurance Contributions Bill Committee (1 out of 4)
- Chairman, Financial Services Bill Committee (8 out of 18)
- Perpetuities and Accumulations Bill Committee (1 out of 2)
- Coroners and Justice Bill Committee (13 out of 16)
- Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Mental Capacity Bill Committee (10 out of 12)
- Health Protection Agency Bill Committee (3 out of 3)
- Extradition Bill Committee (9 out of 9)
- Finance Bill Committee (14 out of 16)
- Housing Benefit (Withholding of Payment) Bill Committee (3 out of 3)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 5 Sep 2016.
Name of donor: International Diabetes Federation
Address of donor: 166 Chaussée de La Hulpe, B-1170 Brussels, Belgium
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): hotel accommodation (4 nights), plus some meals and transport; total £800. Costs of flights, some transport and meals repaid by a non-registrable source.
Destination of visit: Vancouver
Date of visit: 27 November - 1 December 2015
Purpose of visit: to attend Global Parliamentary Champions for Diabetes Forum and present country report.
(Registered 13 January 2016
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
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