Emily Thornberry

Shadow Foreign Secretary

Islington South and Finsbury Labour

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Emily Thornberry

Last updated: 19 Apr 2017

Recent appearances

  • Brexit and Foreign Affairs 26 Jun 2017

    The right hon. Gentleman is probably aware that the question for Gibraltar is not sovereignty, but what its trading relationship will be, and how people will be able to move backwards and forwards from Gibraltar to Spain and continue to trade. It is the continuing economic position that is important.
  • Brexit and Foreign Affairs 26 Jun 2017

    May I start by saying how delighted I am that the Foreign Secretary is actually taking part in this debate on foreign policy? During the election, I turned up to a number of foreign policy debates—one at the Royal United Services Institute, one at Radio 4 and another at Sky—and he was nowhere to be seen. Chatham House, Channel 4 and “Newsnight” had to cancel their...
  • Northern Ireland 26 Jun 2017

    This is a shabby and a reckless deal, which it has taken the Government at least £1 billion pounds to buy, and whose true cost for the future of peace in Northern Ireland could be infinitely higher. The Good Friday agreement is rightly seen across the world as a model for other countries seeking to end conflict, but it is also fragile and relies above all on trust, good faith and the...

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Labour MP for Islington South and Finsbury

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

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Topics of interest

Emily Thornberry campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Attorney-General
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Health
  • Crown Prosecution Service
  • Serious Fraud Office
  • Prosecutions
  • Social Security Benefits
  • Universal Credit

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Foreign Secretary (since 27 Jun 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union (20 Jul 2016 to 6 Oct 2016)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Defence (5 Jan 2016 to 27 Jun 2016)
  • Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions) (18 Sep 2015 to 5 Jan 2016)
  • Member, Health Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 26 Oct 2015)
  • Shadow Attorney General (7 Oct 2011 to 20 Nov 2014)
  • Shadow Minister (Health) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
  • Shadow Minister (Energy and Climate Change) (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
  • Member, Draft Constitutional Renewal Bill (Joint Committee) (1 May 2008 to 22 Jul 2008)
  • Member, Communities and Local Government Committee (23 Oct 2006 to 2 Nov 2009)
  • Member, Draft Legal Services Bill (Joint Committee) (15 May 2006 to 25 Jul 2006)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 26 Mar 2007)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 2017.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: AgustaWestland Ltd
Address of donor: Lysander Road, Yeovil BA20 2YB

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: myself and my assistant were passengers on a helicopter flight, total value £1,460

Date received: 2 June 2016

Date accepted: 2 June 2016

Donor status: company, registration 00604352

(Registered 28 June 2016)
Name of donor: BAE Systems PLC
Address of donor: 6 Carlton Gardens, London SW1Y 5AD

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: flight to Barrow for my assistant and myself, total value £540

Date received: 13 May 2016

Date accepted: 13 May 2016

Donor status: company, registration 1470151

(Registered 30 June 2016)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Flat in Guildford, Surrey, jointly owned with my family: (i) and (ii). (Updated 15 May 2015)
8. Miscellaneous
Non-practising barrister.

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