George Howarth

MP, Knowsley

Knowsley Labour

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.

However, George Howarth sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • George Howarth generally voted against a wholly elected House of Lords, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Last updated: 22 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • London Attacks 23 Mar 2017

    May I associate myself with the Prime Minister’s words and those of my right hon. Friend the Leader of the Opposition? Does the Prime Minister accept that this is not about our personal security, as Members of Parliament, or about the security of this building? PC Keith Palmer died defending the values of, as the Prime Minister put it, “free people everywhere”. Is not the...
  • Energy Prices 16 Mar 2017

    My hon. Friend is making a very good case. Does he agree that the energy efficiency measures introduced in tower blocks, and sometimes in low-rise properties, can be complicated to use, and if they are not used properly, they can be more expensive to the consumer? I have had two examples in my constituency over the past few years in which people have ended up paying more for a lower standard...
  • Energy Prices 16 Mar 2017

    The hon. Gentleman is making a very good point, and I agree with it. Does he agree though that it is more problematic for people who live in tower blocks, where the energy supply is collectively controlled by the landlord who might not have any incentive to switch to another supplier?

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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

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Topics of interest

George Howarth campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

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

Currently held offices

  • Member, Panel of Chairs (since 13 Oct 2009)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (9 Sep 2015 to 20 Oct 2016)
  • 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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 20 Mar 2017.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Romania
Address of donor: Str. Emanoil Porumbaru nr.21, ap 3, Sector 1, RO-11421 Bucharest

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): flights and accommodation with a value of £370

Destination of visit: Bucharest

Dates of visit: 30 October - 1 November 2016

Purpose of visit: Attend conference on intelligence oversight and give presentation.

(Registered 01 December 2016)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Julie Howarth, as Office Manager.

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