Derek Twigg

MP, Halton

Halton Labour

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 university tuition fees, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Derek Twigg

Last updated: 19 Apr 2017

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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
  • Work and Pensions
  • Home Department
  • Treasury
  • Non-departmental Public Bodies
  • General Practitioners
  • Sandymoor School
  • Personal Independence Payment
  • Argentina

Other offices held in the past

  • 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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for completing surveys:
27 August 2016, received £200 for completing Summer 2016 Survey. Hours: 1.5 hrs. Fee donated to the Halton Constituency Labour Party. (Registered 05 September 2016)
1 March 2017, received £200 for completing Winter 2016 Survey. Hours: 1.5 hrs. Fee donated to the Halton Constituency Labour Party. (Registered 07 March 2017)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: The Rugby Football League
Address of donor: Red Hall, Red Hall Lane, Leeds LS17 8NB

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets and hospitality to the value of £360 received for the Rugby League Grand Final

Date received: 8 October 2016

Date accepted: 8 October 2016

Donor status: company, registration 3845473

(Registered 19 October 2016)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Friedrich Ebert Stiftung London
Address of donor: 44 Charlotte Street, London W1T 2NR

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): flights, other transport, board and lodging to a value of £476

Destination of visit: Berlin

Dates of visit: 1-2 December 2016

Purpose of visit: To attend Security and Defence Roundtable organised by Friedrich Ebert Stiftung and Royal United Services Institute

(Registered 13 December 2016)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Mary Twigg, as part time Executive Secretary. (Updated 29 May 2015)

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