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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:

We have lots more plain English analysis of Tony Lloyd’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Tony Lloyd’s full vote analysis page for more.

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

Recent appearances

  • Aukus 16 Sep 2021

    Obviously we have an interest in maintaining a peaceful region in the Indo-Pacific, so I welcome this, but will the Prime Minister make something clear? He has described the agreement as being essentially about technological transfer, not about a major commitment of military assets. Can he guarantee that that is where we are going, and that no overstretch will be involved as a result of this...
  • Aukus 16 Sep 2021

    Obviously we have an interest in maintaining a peaceful region in the Indo-Pacific, so I welcome this, but will the Prime Minister make something clear? He has described the agreement as being essentially about technological transfer, not about a major commitment of military assets. Can he guarantee that that is where we are going, and that no overstretch will be involved as a result of this...
  • Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Football Governance 16 Sep 2021

    The Secretary of State will be fed up with congratulations soon, but let me add mine as well. She mentioned the question of ownership in football. She knows the north-west well enough where we have seen the collapse of Bury football club because of incompetence and malign owners, and very recently a hostile takeover bid for Rochdale football club in my constituency, which was resisted and,...

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Labour MP for Rochdale

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

Also represented Manchester Central; Stretford

Social Media

Expenses

Topics of interest

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

Currently held offices

  • Member, International Trade Committee (since 13 Jul 2021)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland (19 Dec 2019 to 6 Apr 2020)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (23 Mar 2018 to 28 Apr 2020)
  • 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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Future MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Sep 2021.

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