George Howarth

MP, Knowsley

Knowsley Labour

George Howarth campaigned to remain in the European Union

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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 a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Generally voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Backbench Business: Snares 21 Jul 2016

    I congratulate my hon. Friend on securing this debate through the Backbench Business Committee, and on the compelling case that he is making. Will he accept from me on behalf of the constituents who contacted me that most people are appalled by the barbarity of the practice and the cruelty inherent in it? More power to his elbow for raising this important issue.
  • Prevention and Suppression of Terrorism: [1st Allotted Day] 13 Jul 2016

    It is a pleasure to follow the hon. Member for North Thanet (Sir Roger Gale). I echo the comments made by the Foreign Secretary when he opened this debate—indeed, others have made them since—about the heavy price that has been paid by those who lost their lives or who were seriously injured, and all of their families who have suffered the consequences. As somebody who was a...
  • Prevention and Suppression of Terrorism: [1st Allotted Day] 13 Jul 2016

    I will not give way to the hon. Lady because I have very limited time. It seemed to me that resolution 1441 and all the previous resolutions had to be upheld; otherwise, international collective will would have been meaningless. There was, however, another important humanitarian reason why I felt compelled to support the proposed action. Having spoken to many Iraqis who were on the receiving...

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Profile

Labour MP for Knowsley

Entered the House of Commons on 13 November 1986 — unknown

Also represented Knowsley North and Sefton East; Knowsley North

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Topics of interest

  • Transport
  • Lord Chancellor
  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Department of Health
  • Railways
  • Diabetes
  • Tram and Light Rail Schemes
  • Social Rented Housing
  • Gibraltar

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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 11 Jul 2016.

4. Visits outside the UK
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
I employ my wife, Julie Howarth, as Office Manager.

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