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.

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  • 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

Last updated: 19 Apr 2017

Recent appearances

  • Debate on the Address: Education and Local Services 27 Jun 2017

    It is a pleasure to follow my hon. Friend the Member for East Lothian (Martin Whitfield), who has made a powerful and eloquent speech on behalf of his truly beautiful constituency, as he put it. I also congratulate the other hon. Members on both sides of the House who have made their maiden speeches today. I welcome the commitment in the Queen’s Speech to maintaining our 0.7%...
  • Debate on the Address: Education and Local Services 27 Jun 2017

    I welcome the fact that the Minister is nodding at what I am saying. In the recent general election, my pledge to my constituents was to seek a fair deal for Liverpool. Austerity has hit all parts of our country, but it has hit cities such as Liverpool the hardest. Liverpool City Council has faced budget cuts of nearly £100 million since 2010. Merseyside police have lost 1,700 officers...
  • NHS Shared Business Services 27 Jun 2017

    I wrote to the Secretary of State in January on behalf of a GP practice in my constituency that is concerned about the potential impact on staff working at the practice. I raised the matter again four months ago during the previous urgent question, and the Secretary of State promised to look into the impact on staff. Can he report back to the House today?

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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

Other offices held in the past

  • 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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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 2017.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Stop Aids
Address of donor: The Grayston Centre, 28 Charles Square, London N1 6HT

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): travel, accommodation and subsistence at a value of £685.96

Destination of visit: Geneva

Dates of visit: 29-31 March 2017

Purpose of visit: to learn about the role, impact, priorities and challenges of all the major UK-funded multilateral organisations that tackle HIV, TB and malaria. The visit was jointly organised by Stop Aids, Malaria No More and Results UK.

(Registered 13 April 2017)

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