Tom Levitt

Former Labour MP for High Peak

@tomlevittmp

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Recent appearances

  • Energy and Climate Change: Feeder Tariffs 8 Apr 2010

    The introduction of the feed-in tariff will be very welcome to people such as the operators of the Torrs hydropower system in New Mills in my constituency-a community-owned hydropower station, of which I happen to be a shareholder. Is my hon. Friend aware that the big barrier is still the start-up costs of community hydro schemes? The Methodist church in Glossop is considering the possibility...
  • Energy and Climate Change: Topical Questions 8 Apr 2010

    My final contribution to this House is quite fundamental. The northern half of this planet grew rich from 200 years of exploitation of carbon. Can the Minister assure us that everything is being done to ensure that the southern half of the planet can develop riches of its own without that dependence on carbon?
  • Written Answers — Olympics: Olympic Games 2012: Voluntary Work 8 Apr 2010

    To ask the Minister for the Olympics if she will take steps to reduce the minimum age for Olympic volunteers from 18 to 16 years.

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Profile

Former Labour MP for High Peak

Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 12 April 2010 — did not stand for re-election

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Topics of interest

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Work and Pensions
  • Health
  • Culture Media and Sport
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Sight Impaired
  • Disabled People
  • Performance Targets
  • Digital Television
  • Carbon Monoxide: Poisoning

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Work and Pensions Committee (7 Nov 2007 to 11 May 2010)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Hilary Benn, Secretary of State), Department for International Development (10 Nov 2005 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Member, Draft Disability Discrimination Bill (Joint Committee) (28 May 2004 to 11 Jun 2004)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Hilary Benn, Secretary of State), Department for International Development (13 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
January 2010, payment of £150 from Ipsos Mori, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY, for parliamentary survey. Hours: 1 hr (Registered 23 March 2010)
March 2010, payment of £75 from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for parliamentary survey. Hours: 1 hr (Registered 23 March 2010)
5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Name of donor: Buxton Water
Address of donor : Nestle Water UK Ltd, Trinity Court, Church Street, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire WD3 1LD.
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1098 (tickets and hospitality for two people to the Ashes cricket test match at Lords).
Date of receipt of donation: 18 July 2009
Date of acceptance of donation:18 July 2009
Donor status: company, registration number 2069102
(Registered 27 October 2009)

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