Stephen Twigg

Former Labour/Co-operative MP for Liverpool, West Derby

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Recent appearances

  • Valedictory Debate 5 Nov 2019

    It is a pleasure to follow the hon. Member for North Devon (Peter Heaton-Jones). I will start, if I may, by thanking everyone with whom I have had the honour to work in this place. In particular, I wish to put on record my thanks to my amazing staff both in the constituency and here in Parliament. I had the privilege to serve for eight years the constituency in which I grew up and where most...
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office: UK Soft Power 5 Nov 2019

    Mr Speaker, I am delighted to join the congratulations on your election yesterday on behalf of the people of Liverpool. An important element of soft power is our commitment to international development. Will the Minister take this opportunity to reaffirm the Government's commitment to that, including the 0.7% aid commitment and the continuation of the Department for International Development...
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: Greek Islands 5 Nov 2019

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps her Department is taking to facilitate the resettlement of (a) vulnerable children and (b) unaccompanied minors from Greek islands.

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Former Labour/Co-operative MP for Liverpool, West Derby

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

Left the House of Commons on 6 November 2019 — Dissolved for 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

  • Department for International Development
  • Education
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Home Office
  • Yemen: Military Intervention
  • Electoral Register
  • Free Schools
  • Yemen: Peace Negotiations
  • Yemen: Humanitarian Aid

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Liaison Committee Sub-committee on the effectiveness and influence of the select committee system (13 Feb 2019 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (6 Nov 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (30 Oct 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (10 Oct 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, International Development Sub-Committee on the Work of the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (13 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Chair, International Development Committee (12 Jul 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, International Development Sub-Committee on the Work of the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (27 Jan 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (30 Nov 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (10 Sep 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Chair, International Development Committee (18 Jun 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • 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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  • Has spoken in 46 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Stephen Twigg’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 207 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 79.48% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 527 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Nov 2019.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Yachad
Address of donor: Phoenix Yard, 65 Kings Cross Road, London WC1X 9LW

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): travel, accommodation and subsistence with a value of £1,960

Destination of visit: Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory of the West Bank

Dates of visit: 25 to 29 May 2019

Purpose of visit: visits and meetings with Palestinian and Israeli civil society/human rights organisations and politicians, in order to learn more about the current situation in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

(Registered 31 May 2019)

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