Andrew Gwynne

Labour MP for Denton and Reddish

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Andrew Gwynne’s voting in Parliament

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Recent appearances

  • School Building Conditions 21 Sep 2021

    I perfectly accept what the Minister is saying, but does he recognise that one of the flaws of the condition survey is that it is basically sending somebody to look at the school? Aesthetically, Russell Scott looks modern—fit for purpose, wonderful—but we do not have to scratch very hard to see that that is not really the case. However, it was given an A grading by the school condition survey.
  • School Building Conditions 21 Sep 2021

    I beg to move, That this House has considered school building conditions. It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Sir Gary. I asked for this debate due to a profoundly concerning situation in my constituency. Russell Scott is a large primary school in Denton, Tameside. It is a good school, and the excellent headteacher, Steve Marsland, is a national leader in education. The school...
  • School Building Conditions 21 Sep 2021

    The advice that I have is that that will be very difficult and probably a futile task by the local authority. One of the real issues that rankles, not just with me but with the headteacher, the chair of governors, the whole governing body and the local authority, is that there is no comeback on these shysters. It is not just Carillion but its subcontractors that did a botched job and took a...

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Labour MP for Denton and Reddish

Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

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Topics of interest

Andrew Gwynne campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department of Health
  • Health
  • Transport
  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Ministry of Housing
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Buildings
  • Thromboembolism
  • Apprentices
  • Grenfell Tower: Fires
  • Local Government Finance

Currently held offices

  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (since 11 May 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (9 Jan 2018 to 6 Apr 2020)
  • Co-National Campaign Coordinator (14 Jun 2017 to 6 Apr 2020)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (14 Jun 2017 to 9 Jan 2018)
  • Campaigns and Elections Chair (11 Feb 2017 to 14 Jun 2017)
  • Shadow Minister without Portfolio (Cabinet Office) (7 Oct 2016 to 14 Jun 2017)
  • Shadow Minister (Health) (7 Oct 2011 to 28 Jun 2016)
  • Shadow Minister (Transport) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
  • Member, Crossrail Bill Committee (14 Nov 2007 to 18 Nov 2007)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Jacqui Smith, Secretary of State), Home Office (28 Jun 2007 to 16 Jan 2009)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Baroness Scotland of Asthal QC, Minister of State), Home Office (14 Aug 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Baroness Scotland of Asthal, Minister of State), Home Office (10 Nov 2005 to 14 Aug 2006)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 18 Jan 2010)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Sep 2021.

8. Miscellaneous
From 8 October 2020, an unpaid Director of the Great Britain China Centre, a non-departmental public body established to support UK-China relations. (Registered 19 November 2020)

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