George Howarth

Labour MP for Knowsley

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George Howarth’s voting in Parliament

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Recent appearances

  • Transport Connectivity: Merseyside 12 Jan 2022

    I am grateful to the Minister for giving way. What does he think about Steve Rotheram’s suggestion, which I repeated today, that the Minister sits down with local government leaders to see if a compromise can be reached that does not have all the downsides we know about, and that would improve the service in the way that many of us would like?
  • Transport Connectivity: Merseyside 12 Jan 2022

    I congratulate my hon. Friend not only on securing the debate but on the excellent way that he is presenting our case. Would he acknowledge that city region Mayor Steve Rotheram, to whom he has referred a few times, has made it clear that he would be willing, along with Andy Burnham and other local government leaders, to sit down with the Government and try to work out a compromise deal that...
  • Public Bill Committee: Marriage and Civil Partnership (Minimum Age) Bill: Clause 1 - Marriage: increase of minimum age to 18 12 Jan 2022

    I congratulate the hon. Lady. Very few Members of Parliament get a piece of legislation through in their name. Quite aside from the importance of the issue that the Bill covers, her achievement in getting something on the statute book—as I am sure she will in due course—is rare, and she should be very pleased with it.

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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

Expenses

Topics of interest

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

  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Transport
  • Lord Chancellor
  • Department of Health
  • Health
  • Railways
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes: Medical Equipment
  • Tram and Light Rail Schemes
  • Integrated Care Systems

Currently held offices

  • Member, Panel of Chairs (since 15 Jan 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Panel of Chairs (22 Jun 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • 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, Panel of Chairs (13 Oct 2009 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Conventions (Joint Committee) (17 May 2006 to 31 Oct 2006)
  • Chair, Armed Forces Bill Committee (20 Dec 2005 to 9 May 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, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (17 Jul 2005 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • 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)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Dec 2021.

9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Julie Howarth, as Office Manager.

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