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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Last updated: 18 Dec 2017

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: State Retirement Pensions: British Nationals Abroad 9 Feb 2018

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 29 January 2018 to Question 124527, whether people living in the UK who are not of pensionable age who then move to an EU country will have their pension uprated.
  • Woodlands Hospice, Aintree 7 Feb 2018

    I am grateful that the Minister has committed to reflect on the thoughts of my hon. Friend the Member for Liverpool, Walton (Dan Carden) about a national framework, but the difficulty in having locally determined support from CCGs is that that will inevitably vary from place to place. Some CCGs are under much more financial pressure than others, which is why it is important that we have some...
  • Statutory PHSE Education — [Mr Laurence Robertson in the Chair] 6 Feb 2018

    I hesitate to intervene, because my hon. Friend is making such a powerful case, but does she agree that as well as the practical benefits she is talking about in terms of saving lives, another benefit of first aid training for young people is that it builds up their personal confidence and their employability?

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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)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Feb 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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