Elliot Morley

Former Labour MP for Scunthorpe


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11th May to 2nd June 2020

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2nd to 9th June 2020

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10th June 2020 onwards

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Former Labour MP for Scunthorpe

Entered the House of Commons on 11 June 1987 — General election

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

Also represented Glanford and Scunthorpe

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Topics of interest

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Health
  • Transport
  • Business
  • Enterprise and Regulatory Reform
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Birds: Imports
  • Animal Welfare
  • Breast Cancer
  • Grasslands: Nature Conservation
  • Cancer

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Liaison Committee (10 Aug 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Chairman, Energy and Climate Change Committee (22 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Energy and Climate Change Committee (20 Jan 2009 to 22 Jan 2009)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (20 Jul 2005 to 27 Jun 2006)
  • Minister of State (Climate Change and Environment), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (17 Jun 2005 to 8 May 2006)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Minister of State (Environment and Agri-Environment), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (13 Jun 2003 to 17 Jun 2005)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (11 Jun 2001 to 13 Jun 2003)
  • Parliamentary Secretary (Fisheries and the Countryside), Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (5 May 1997 to 8 Jun 2001)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.

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Part-time research assistance provided by Network for Animals.

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