Emily Thornberry

Shadow Attorney General

Labour MP for Islington South and Finsbury

@EmilyThornberry https://facebook.com/Emily-Thornberry-142202379163151

About your Member of Parliament

Your MP (Emily Thornberry) represents you, and all of the people who live in Islington South and Finsbury, at the UK Parliament in Westminster.

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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

  • Department for International Trade
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Attorney-General
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Cabinet Office
  • Arms Trade: Saudi Arabia
  • Crown Prosecution Service
  • Serious Fraud Office
  • Foreign
  • Commonwealth and Development Office: Electronic Purchasing Card Solution
  • Prosecutions

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Attorney General (since 29 Nov 2021)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Secretary of State for International Trade ( 6 Apr 2020 to 29 Nov 2021)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union (20 Jul 2016 to 6 Oct 2016)
  • Shadow Foreign Secretary (27 Jun 2016 to 5 Apr 2020)
  • 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 and Social Care 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, Levelling Up, Housing and Communities 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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Naloxone 22 Apr 2024

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the contract awarded by her Department to Ethypharm UK Ltd on 27 January 2022 for the storage and management of the Department's Naloxone buffer stock, how many packs of Naloxone were distributed from the buffer stock for use by patients in the UK in the (a) 2021-22, (b) 2022-23, and (c) 2023-24 financial year.
  • Written Answers — Department for Business and Trade: Food: Japan 19 Apr 2024

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business and Trade, with reference to her Department's press release of 27 February 2024 entitled UK businesses welcome protection for iconic British food and drink in Japan, for what reason Kikuchi Suiden Gobo was included among the 37 Japanese products listed in that press release as receiving geographical indication status in the UK, but was not included...
  • Written Answers — Department for Business and Trade: Food: Japan 19 Apr 2024

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business and Trade, with reference to her Department's press release of 27 February 2024 entitled UK businesses welcome protection for iconic British food and drink in Japan, for what reason Yatsushiro Tokusan Banpeiyu was not included among the 37 Japanese products listed in that press release as receiving geographical indication status in the UK, but was...

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Last updated: 15 Apr 2024.

6. Land and property portfolio with a value over £100,000 and where indicated, the portfolio provides a rental income of over £10,000 a year
Type of land/property: Residential property (flat)
Number of properties: 1
Location: Guildford, Surrey
Ownership details: Jointly owned with my family
Rental income: Yes
(Updated 15 May 2015)
8. Miscellaneous
Non-practising barrister.

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