Stephen Twigg

MP, Liverpool, West Derby

Liverpool, West Derby Labour/Co-operative

Stephen Twigg’s voting in Parliament

Stephen Twigg is a Labour/Co-operative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour/Co-operative MPs.

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

  • Stephen Twigg generally voted for university tuition fees, while most Labour/Co-operative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Stephen Twigg has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 22 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Personal Independence Payment: Regulations 29 Mar 2017

    I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Oldham East and Saddleworth (Debbie Abrahams) on securing the debate and reaffirm her points about how disappointing it is that the Government did not find time for a debate and a vote on these regulations before they come into force. I would say to the Government that it does not reflect well on this House and on the Government as regards public...
  • Personal Independence Payment: Regulations 29 Mar 2017

    That is borne out by the experience in my local office. The Disability Benefits Consortium research suggested that 71% of respondents said that assessors had not sought any evidence or information about the specific condition, and I think that that is part of the reason why 65% of those who challenge a decision are successful.
  • Personal Independence Payment: Regulations 29 Mar 2017

    My hon. Friend makes his point very powerfully. The other condition I wanted to say something about is epilepsy. I am one of the honorary vice-presidents of Epilepsy Action, an organisation that has also been in touch with me today to say that that they fear that these proposals could penalise people with epilepsy who might rely on support or supervision to manage their medication and monitor...

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Labour/Co-operative MP for Liverpool, West Derby

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

Party was Labour until 30 Mar 2015

Also represented Enfield, Southgate

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Topics of interest

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

  • Education
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Department for International Development
  • Deputy Prime Minister
  • Work and Pensions
  • Electoral Register
  • Free Schools
  • Schools
  • Department for International Development: Procurement
  • Burma

Currently held offices

  • Member, International Development Sub-Committee on the Work of the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (since 27 Jan 2016)
  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (since 30 Nov 2015)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (since 10 Sep 2015)
  • Chair, International Development Committee (since 18 Jun 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Justice) (8 May 2015 to 18 Sep 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Justice) (Political and Constitutional Reform) (7 Oct 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Education (7 Oct 2011 to 7 Oct 2013)
  • Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
  • Minister of State (Education and Skills) (School Standards) (16 Dec 2004 to 5 May 2005)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Education and Skills) (30 May 2002 to 16 Dec 2004)
  • Parliamentary Secretary (Privy Council Office) (11 Jun 2001 to 30 May 2002)
  • Member, Employment Sub-committee (14 Dec 1999 to 11 May 2001)
  • Member, Education & Employment Committee (13 Dec 1999 to 11 May 2001)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (5 Nov 1998 to 17 Nov 1998)
  • Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (23 Feb 1998 to 9 Feb 2000)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Apr 2017.

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