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.
This is a selection of Stephen Twigg’s votes.
Generally voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
8 votes for, 0 votes against, 7 absences, between 2011–2016
Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2010
Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
7 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2003–2016
Generally voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
1 vote for, 18 votes against, 7 absences, between 2010–2019
Generally voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
2 votes for, 36 votes against, 16 absences, between 2014–2016
Almost always voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
1 vote for, 3 votes against, between 2004–2011
Last updated: 4 Sep 2019.
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To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to ensure the provision of essential healthcare and mental healthcare for unaccompanied minors in Greece.
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has made to his Greek counterpart on that Governments policy to contain people on Greek islands in the Aegean sea following reports of (a) inhumane living conditions, (b) generalised insecurity and (c) inadequate provision of essential healthcare and mental healthcare services for children and...
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has had made to his Ugandan counterpart on the proposed legislation in that country to impose the death penalty as a punishment for gay sex.
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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
Topics of interest
Stephen Twigg campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Department for International Development
- Foreign and Commonwealth Office
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Home Office
- Yemen: Military Intervention
- Electoral Register
- Free Schools
- Employment and Support Allowance
- Yemen: Peace Negotiations
Currently held offices
- Member, Liaison Committee Sub-committee on the effectiveness and influence of the select committee system (since 13 Feb 2019)
- Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (since 6 Nov 2017)
- Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (since 30 Oct 2017)
- Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (since 10 Oct 2017)
- Member, International Development Sub-Committee on the Work of the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (since 13 Sep 2017)
- Chair, International Development Committee (since 12 Jul 2017)
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: 30 Sep 2019.
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
(Registered 31 May 2019)
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