Tony Lloyd

Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland

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Rochdale Labour

Tony Lloyd’s voting in Parliament

Tony Lloyd is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

However, Tony Lloyd sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Tony Lloyd consistently voted against laws to promote equality and human rights, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Tony Lloyd consistently voted against the Iraq war, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Tony Lloyd consistently voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Tony Lloyd generally voted against introducing foundation hospitals, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Tony Lloyd generally voted against greater regulation of gambling, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Tony Lloyd generally voted against a wholly elected House of Lords, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Tony Lloyd has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 23 May 2018

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Northern Ireland: Leaving the EU 20 Jun 2018

    Brexit is the most fundamental issue that our generation faces. The voice of Scotland is heard through its Parliament and the voice of Wales through its Senedd; the voice of Stormont is silent. What urgent initiatives is the Secretary of State now going to take that will make a material difference in getting Stormont back to work?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Northern Ireland: Leaving the EU 20 Jun 2018

    But it is not just Brexit: there are many urgent decisions now piling up in Northern Ireland. Those decisions cannot be made by civil servants—the High Court has decreed that—and cannot be made by devolved Ministers because there are none. The case of Billy Caldwell is urgent enough for the Home Secretary to act here in England for the Secretary of State’s constituents and...
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Members: Correspondence 11 Jun 2018

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when he plans to respond to the letter from the hon. Member for Rochdale dated 11 April 2018, reference number IW/0060, on the age of road vehicle tyres.

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Labour MP for Rochdale

Entered the House of Commons on 9 June 1983 — General election

Also represented Manchester Central; Stretford

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Topics of interest

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Home Department
  • Health
  • Work and Pensions
  • Trade and Industry
  • Correspondence
  • Members: Correspondence
  • Asylum Seekers
  • Mental Health
  • Liberia

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (since 23 Mar 2018)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Housing, Communities and Local Government) (Housing) (9 Jan 2018 to 23 Mar 2018)
  • Shadow Minister (Housing) (3 Jul 2017 to 9 Jan 2018)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 28 Nov 2011)
  • Member, North West Regional Select Committee (4 Mar 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, North West Regional Select Committee (3 Mar 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Chair, Parliamentary Labour Party (5 Dec 2006 to 6 May 2010)
  • Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (6 May 1997 to 29 Jul 1999)
  • Minister of State, Foreign & Commonwealth Office (5 May 1997 to 28 Jul 1999)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (1 Jul 1995 to 1 May 1997)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (1 Jul 1994 to 1 Jul 1995)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Education) (1 Jul 1992 to 1 Jul 1994)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Work and Pensions) (1 Jul 1988 to 1 Jul 1992)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Transport) (1 Jul 1988 to 1 Jul 1989)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (1 Jul 1986 to 1 Jul 1987)
  • Member, Home Affairs: Sub-Committee on Race Relations & Immigration (15 May 1985 to 5 May 1987)
  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (18 Apr 1985 to 5 May 1987)
  • Member, Social Services Committee (9 Jun 1983 to 18 Apr 1985)

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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 113 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Tony Lloyd’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 11 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 82.98% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 7 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 986 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 18 Jun 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: GMB North West Region
Address of donor: Columbus Quay, Riverside Drive, Liverpool, L3 4GB

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

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 06 July 2017)
Name of donor: Unite the Union
Address of donor: Unite House, 128 Theobald's Road, London, WC1X 8TN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 06 July 2017)
Name of donor: Unite the Union (Rochdale Branch)
Address of donor: Town Hall, The Esplanade, Rochdale OL16 1AB

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 06 July 2017)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation
Address of donor: 23 Shepkina St. Moscow 107996, Russia

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): hotel and subsistence with an approx. value of £600

Destination of visit: Moscow

Dates of visit: 22 - 23 November 2016

Purpose of visit: to attend a conference for mayors on energy conservation and sustainable development in my capacity as Mayor of Greater Manchester.

(Registered 06 July 2017)
Name of donor: European Regional Science Association (ERSA)
Address of donor: c/o Dr Arjen Edzes, University of Groningen, Faculty of Spatial Sciences, Dept. of Economic Geography, Llandleven 1, 9747 AD, Groningen

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, rail and other transport, accommodation and subsistence with a value of £700

Destination of visit: Groningen, Netherlands

Dates of visit: 30 August - 1 September 2017

Purpose of visit: To speak at the ERSA annual Congress on the experience of Greater Manchester Combine Authority and devolved governance in the light of my former role as GM Interim Mayor.

(Registered 06 November 2017)
Name of donor: (1) Rochdale Council of Mosques; (2) Muslim Charity Helping the Needy
Address of donor: (1) 48 Drake Street, Rochdale OL16 2NZ; (2) Eaton Hall, Retford DN22 0PR

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): (1) flights costing £562; (2) accommodation and subsistence costing £230.55

Destination of visit: Bangladesh

Dates of visit: 7 December 2017 - 11 December 2017

Purpose of visit: Visit to Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh.

(Registered 24 January 2018)

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