Liz McInnes

Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs)

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Heywood and Middleton Labour

Liz McInnes’s voting in Parliament

Liz McInnes is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

However, Liz McInnes sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Liz McInnes voted for fixed periods between parliamentary elections, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Last updated: 12 Sep 2018

Recent appearances

  • Police: Financial Sustainability 12 Sep 2018

    Like many of my colleagues, I recently spent a day shadowing Greater Manchester police in my constituency. From trainees to inspectors, they all expressed concerns about underfunding and short-staffing, not to mention having to pick up the pieces from cuts to mental health and ambulance services. What will Minister do to ensure that the police in my constituency have the resources to do their...
  • Funeral Poverty: Trans-Pennine Rail Travel and Delays — [Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] 11 Sep 2018

    Just to add to that catalogue of woes, one problem in Manchester is that, owing to train cancellations, trains frequently have to stop in the centre of Manchester and do not carry on to Manchester airport. That causes a great deal of disruption. The whole point of TransPennine Express is that it should work for the whole of the north, not just part of it.
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: India: Homicide 10 Sep 2018

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether his Department has held discussions with the Government of India on (a) the recent killing of five nomadic people in Maharashtra state which was filmed and shared on social media and (b) other so-called WhatsApp Lynchings.

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Labour MP for Heywood and Middleton

Entered the House of Commons on 10 October 2014 — Byelection

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Topics of interest

Liz McInnes campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Department of Health
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Department for Education
  • Hepatitis
  • Diabetes
  • Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service: Staff
  • Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service: Staff
  • County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service: Staff

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (since 10 Oct 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government) (18 Sep 2015 to 28 Jun 2016)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Commons) (13 Jul 2015 to 26 Oct 2015)
  • Member, Health and Social Care Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 26 Oct 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 100 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Liz McInnes’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 54 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 78.75% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 183 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 1 Oct 2018.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Government of Gibraltar
Address of donor: 6 Convent Place, Gibraltar GX11 1AA

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flight £285, meals £120 and hotel accommodation with a value of £258, total value £643

Destination of visit: Gibraltar

Dates of visit: 16-18 May 2018

Purpose of visit: Fact finding mission to assess impact of Brexit on Gibraltar.

(Registered 04 June 2018)
Name of donor: HM Government of Gibraltar
Address of donor: 150 Strand, London WC2R 1JA

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): for myself, flights to the value of £570.30 and accommodation to the value of £516, total value £1,086.30

Destination of visit: Gibraltar

Dates of visit: 6 - 10 September 2018

Purpose of visit: APPG for Gibraltar visit to attend National Day celebrations and to meet with Ministers regarding Brexit and the current political situation in Gibraltar.

(Registered 01 October 2018)

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