George Howarth

MP, Knowsley

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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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George Howarth has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 18 Dec 2017

Recent appearances

  • Supported Housing — [Mr Virendra Sharma in the Chair] 18 Jan 2018

    As ever, it is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Sharma. I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Sheffield South East (Mr Betts) and my right hon. Friend the Member for Birkenhead (Frank Field) on the work that has been done on this important issue. I am sure that I am not alone in having been contacted by constituents who support St Mungo’s. It is worth quoting...
  • Mental Health in Prisons — [Mr George Howarth in the Chair] 10 Jan 2018

    Order. Before I call the next speaker, I remind them that there are two other people left to speak, and 10 minutes left for them all to speak in, before the Front Benchers. It would be good if the remaining speakers could share that time.
  • Mental Health in Prisons — [Mr George Howarth in the Chair] 10 Jan 2018

    We have approximately 25 minutes before I call the Front Benchers and four people wish to speak. If people exercise restraint in their use of time, we should get everybody in.

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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 22 Jun 2017)

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, 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)
  • 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: 8 Jan 2018.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Unite the Union
Address of donor: 128 Theobald's Road, Holborn, London WC1X 8TN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 30 June 2017)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Julie Howarth, as Office Manager.

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