Tony Lloyd

MP, Rochdale

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 transferring more powers to the Welsh Assembly, 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

Last updated: 19 Apr 2017

Recent appearances

  • Terror Attacks 22 Jun 2017

    I join the Home Secretary in her congratulations to Ian Hopkins and all our public services in both Manchester and London on what they did during the recent attacks. I set the budget for Greater Manchester police for this current year and I was faced with cuts from central Government. If she wants to bring us all together to fight terrorism, she needs to recognise that combating terrorism,...
  • Business of the House 18 Oct 2012

    Will the Leader of the House allow me to record my thanks to the many people who have made my job so simple during the 29-plus years that I have been in the House? I am thinking of the Clerks of the House and those who clean for us and staff the cafés and bars to make our lives straightforward. I also offer my thanks and appreciation to colleagues on both sides of the House—more...
  • Criminal Justice System — [Mrs Linda Riordan in the Chair] 17 Oct 2012

    I seem to have been speaking for 50 minutes, according to the clock. It may feel to others that it has been at least that long. In conclusion, I simply say that we need to change the culture around victim support and put victims at the centre of the criminal justice process. There are some specific points I would like to make to the Minister that I hope she will pick up. Victims who come to...

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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

Other offices held in the past

  • 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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  • Has spoken in 1 debate in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Tony Lloyd’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 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.
  • 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.
  • 174 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Tony Lloyd’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 939 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 1 Oct 2012.

6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: Partito Democratico Italy
Address of donor: Via Sant’Andrea delle Fratte, 16-00187 Roma, Italy
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, hotel costs and incidental costs; total £700
Destination of visit: Genoa, Italy
Date of visit: 8-11 September 2011
Purpose of visit: to attend and speak at conference of the Partito Democratico.
(Registered 2 November 2011)
Name of donor: Mr Kamel Zarka
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £2,000
Destination of visit: Lebanon
Date of visit: 4-8 January 2012
Purpose of visit: Visit to Lebanon and borders of Syria, as part of delegation of MPs organised by the Council for Arab-British Understanding, to gain greater understanding of the political and humanitarian situation in the region.
(Registered 8 February 2012)

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