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Derek Twigg’s voting in Parliament

Derek Twigg is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

However, Derek Twigg sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Derek Twigg generally voted against a wholly elected House of Lords, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Derek Twigg generally voted for a stricter asylum system, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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

Derek Twigg has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: *No heading* 24 Feb 2020

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, when the Senior Coroner at the Southport office plans to make a decision on reopening the investigation into the death of Laura Higginson; and whether a Middleton type inquest will be part of that consideration.
  • Leaseholders and Cladding 12 Feb 2020

    I congratulate my right hon. Friend the Member for Leeds Central (Hilary Benn) on securing this debate and on his excellent speech. I do not intend to go over the points he made, but I want to bring some details to the attention of the Minister and describe how the issue affects my constituents, because not only cities are affected; towns such as Runcorn in my constituency are also affected....
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Climate Change 4 Feb 2020

    What evidence does the Minister have that the Government’s diplomacy is having an impact on the biggest polluters, such as China and United States, in that those countries are prepared to do something more than they are doing now?

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Labour MP for Halton

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

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Topics of interest

Derek Twigg campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Health
  • Department of Health
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Work and Pensions
  • Treasury
  • Non-departmental Public Bodies
  • General Practitioners
  • Sandymoor School
  • Housing: Construction
  • Incinerators: Health Hazards

Other offices held in the past

  • Chair, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee) (15 Nov 2017 to 5 Nov 2018)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (6 Nov 2017 to 5 Nov 2018)
  • Chair, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (1 Nov 2017 to 5 Nov 2018)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (30 Oct 2017 to 1 Nov 2017)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee) (30 Oct 2017 to 15 Nov 2017)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (10 Sep 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Chair, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (15 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Chair, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee) (15 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (13 Jul 2015 to 15 Jul 2015)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee) (13 Jul 2015 to 15 Jul 2015)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (1 Jul 2013 to 3 Nov 2014)
  • Member, Defence Committee (10 Jun 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Draft Voting Eligibility (Prisoners) Bill Committee (4 Mar 2013 to 16 Dec 2013)
  • Shadow Minister (Health) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
  • Member, Children, Schools and Families Committee (27 Jan 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Ministry of Defence) (Veterans) (6 Sep 2006 to 5 Oct 2008)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport) (10 May 2005 to 6 Sep 2006)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Education and Skills) (Schools) (16 Dec 2004 to 10 May 2005)
  • Government Whip (13 Jun 2003 to 16 Dec 2004)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (29 May 2002 to 13 Jun 2003)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (17 Nov 1998 to 10 Jun 1999)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Feb 2020.

9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
Until November 2019, I employed my wife, Mary Twigg, as part time Executive Secretary. (Updated 29 May 2015 and 8 January 2020)

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