Tony Lloyd

Former Labour MP for Rochdale


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  • Historical Institutional Abuse (Northern Ireland) Bill [Lords] 5 Nov 2019

    Let me join the Secretary of State in applauding the fact that the House has seen fit to move the Bill so swiftly through the House today. I want to place on record our thanks to my colleague Lord Hain and Lord Duncan, the Minister involved, because they were instrumental in ensuring that this House had the opportunity to move things forward. I want to say to those with us today who are...
  • Delegated Legislation: Exiting the European Union (Agriculture) 31 Oct 2019

    On a point of order, Mr Speaker. I understand that the Historical Institutional Abuse (Northern Ireland) Bill has now passed all its remaining stages in the other place, which means that there is capacity for the Bill to come to the Commons. The Opposition have made it clear to Government business managers that we will cause no impediment to the orderly and rapid passage of that Bill through...
  • Northern Ireland 31 Oct 2019

    The Secretary of State knows that it is inevitably with considerable regret on both sides of the House that we once again confront the need for these regulations to be passed. Come the 13 January deadline, Northern Ireland will have been without an Assembly and Executive for about 1,100 days, if by then there is still no newly formed Executive or Assembly in operation. I hope the general...

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Former Labour MP for Rochdale

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

Left the House of Commons on 6 November 2019 — Dissolved for 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
  • Liberia
  • Mental Health
  • Asylum Seekers

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (23 Mar 2018 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • 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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  • Has spoken in 44 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Tony Lloyd’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 12 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 83.37% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 125 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1055 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

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Last updated: 5 Nov 2019.


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