Graham Stringer

Labour MP for Blackley and Broughton

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Your MP (Graham Stringer) represents you, and all of the people who live in Blackley and Broughton, at the UK Parliament in Westminster.

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Labour MP for Blackley and Broughton

Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

Also represented Manchester, Blackley

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Topics of interest

Graham Stringer campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Transport
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Health
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Biofuels
  • Renewable Energy: Heating
  • Renewable Energy
  • Bus Services
  • Buses

Currently held offices

  • Member, Foreign Affairs Sub-Committee on the Overseas Territories (since 14 Nov 2023)
  • Member, Science, Innovation and Technology Committee (since 2 Mar 2020)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (since 2 Mar 2020)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (since 15 Jan 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Workers (Predictable Terms and Conditions) Bill Committee ( 1 Mar 2023 to 8 Mar 2023)
  • Member, Motor Vehicles (Compulsory Insurance) Bill Committee (15 Dec 2021 to 5 Jan 2022)
  • Member, Science, Innovation and Technology Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Transport Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (22 Jun 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (16 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Science, Innovation and Technology Committee (13 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Transport Committee ( 8 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (25 Jun 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Energy and Climate Change Committee ( 4 Nov 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Justice Committee (21 Jan 2013 to 24 Feb 2014)
  • Member, Transport Committee (18 Jul 2011 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Science, Innovation and Technology Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Commons Science and Technology Committee ( 1 Oct 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Innovation, Universities, Science and Skills Committee (10 Mar 2008 to 30 Sep 2009)
  • Member, Innovation, Universities and Skills Committee ( 9 Nov 2007 to 10 Mar 2008)
  • Member, Science, Innovation and Technology Committee (27 Nov 2006 to 30 Oct 2007)
  • Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (16 Jan 2006 to 7 Dec 2006)
  • Member, Transport Committee (22 Jul 2002 to 6 May 2010)
  • The Lord Commissioner of HM Treasury (12 Jun 2001 to 29 May 2002)
  • Parliamentary Secretary (Cabinet Office) ( 9 Nov 1999 to 7 Jun 2001)
  • Member, Transport Sub-committee (15 Jul 1997 to 13 Dec 1999)
  • Member, Environment, Transport & Regional Affairs Committee (14 Jul 1997 to 13 Dec 1999)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Recent appearances

  • Covid-19: Response and Excess Deaths 18 Apr 2024

    It is a pleasure to follow the hon. Member for Christchurch (Sir Christopher Chope), who has done remarkably good work on vaccine-damaged people. I co-chair his all-party parliamentary group’s sister group, the APPG on pandemic response and recovery, which has allowed me to see that we have a whole body of expert opinion before us. Medics, lawyers, experts in childcare and a whole range of...
  • Covid-19: Response and Excess Deaths 18 Apr 2024

    I agree with the hon. Gentleman to a point. In March, when the first decisions were made, nobody knew what was going to happen. There was a panic to go into lockdown, which was understandable while people were seeing what was going on, but very soon after that people did know. What I think was, and is, indefensible was to carry on with policies that we knew were damaging the economy and were...
  • Covid-19: Response and Excess Deaths 18 Apr 2024

    No, I am not surprised about that. Inquiries take a long time and their reports and recommendations often gather dust. I have never made this point before, and I hope I am not going off-piste too much, Madam Deputy Speaker, but every time there is an horrific murder of a child we get a report with 90-odd recommendations, and the question is: does that protect the next child? No, it does not....

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Last updated: 18 Mar 2024.

8. Miscellaneous
From 1 October 2015, unremunerated trustee of the Global Warming Policy Foundation, an education charity. (Registered 23 October 2015)
From 1 April 2020, Member (unpaid) of the Political Advisory Board of the Foundation for Independence, a pro-Brexit group. (Registered 22 May 2020)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my step-daughter, Eleanor Carr, as Parliamentary Assistant.

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