Andrew Gwynne

Shadow Minister (Health and Social Care)

Labour MP for Denton and Reddish


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Recent appearances

  • Mental Health Treatment and Support 7 Jun 2023

    It is a pleasure to close the debate on behalf of the shadow health and social care team. We have had a thorough debate and we have heard some heartbreaking, harrowing and concerning things during its course. The amendment that the Minister has put down in response to the motion is reminiscent of “Alice Through the Looking Glass”, because it does not bear any relationship to people’s...
  • Mental Health Treatment and Support 7 Jun 2023

    Of course we need facilities in every part of England, but the fact is that after 13 years, too many parts of England are falling behind. We know that the mental health crisis in this country has become worse on the watch of the right hon. Lady’s Government, and she should have a little contrition about the state of mental health services in England.
  • Mental Health Treatment and Support 7 Jun 2023

    I will not give way. We have heard enough from the right hon. Lady, supporting her “Through the Looking-Glass” amendment which bears no relation to the reality. As we have heard today, people who require mental health support, no matter where they live—except in the right hon. Lady’s part of England—will be confronted by a system that is buckling under the pressure of 13 years of...

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

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Health and Social Care) (since 4 Dec 2021)
  • Member, Animal (Penalty Notices) Bill Committee (since 1 Dec 2021)
  • Member, Skills and Post-16 Education [HL] Bill Committee (since 24 Nov 2021)
  • Member, Education (Careers Guidance in Schools) Bill Committee (since 22 Sep 2021)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (11 May 2020 to 7 Mar 2022)
  • 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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 May 2023.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: UK Music
Address of donor: WorkLife, 33 Foley Street, London W1W 7TL
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: One ticket and hospitality at the Ivor Novello awards, value £646.68
Date received: 18 May 2023
Date accepted: 18 May 2023
Donor status: company, registration 3245288
(Registered 24 May 2023)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Friends of the British Overseas Territories
Address of donor: PO Box 2635, Ilford IG1 8UA
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights and accommodation, value £414.92
Destination of visit: Gibraltar
Dates of visit: 8-10 September 2022
Purpose of visit: A parliamentary delegation to Gibraltar as a British overseas territory to celebrate Gibraltar National Day.
(Registered 22 September 2022)
Name of donor: Coalition for Global Prosperity
Address of donor: Public Hall, 1 Horseguards Avenue, Westminster, London SW1A 2HU
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Transport £1,221.06; Accommodation £756.60; Subsistence £226.05; total value £2,203.71
Destination of visit: Jordan
Dates of visit: 10-14 October 2022
Purpose of visit: Delegation to see Save the Children’s work in supporting those affected by the Syrian refugee crisis and some of the UK’s key partnerships in helping the Jordanian Government implement a constitutional democracy.
(Registered 31 October 2022)
Name of donor: March of the Living UK
Address of donor: Schaller House, 44a Albert Road, Hendon, London NW4 2SJ
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Accommodation, flights, meals and educational tour, value £2,149
Destination of visit: Poland
Dates of visit: 16-20 April 2023
Purpose of visit: Holocaust education visit to Poland. Visits to museums, historical sites and cultural centres. Attending the March of the Living 2023.
(Registered 26 April 2023)
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)
From 27 June 2021, Parliamentary Adviser to Friends of the British Overseas Territories, a charity that raises raise awareness of the British Overseas Territories amongst parliamentarians. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 17 October 2022)

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