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: 23 May 2018

Recent appearances

  • ME: Treatment and Research — [Mr Andrew Rosindell in the Chair] 21 Jun 2018

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Gapes. I thank the hon. Member for Glasgow North West (Carol Monaghan) for securing this very important debate. Merryn Crofts, who has already been referred to in this debate, is one of just two people in the UK who have had myalgic encephalomyelitis recorded as the cause of death. She was my constituent and lived in Norden in the...
  • ME: Treatment and Research — [Mr Andrew Rosindell in the Chair] 21 Jun 2018

    Indeed, from all of us. Merryn met all the diagnostic criteria set by NICE, and the Canadian consensus criteria, for a diagnosis of myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome. Merryn was totally bedbound. She physically could not get out of bed. She suffered so badly from postural hypotension that she blacked out if placed in a sitting position or even if her bed was raised slightly....
  • ME: Treatment and Research — [Mr Andrew Rosindell in the Chair] 21 Jun 2018

    I am grateful to the hon. Lady for mentioning my constituent, Merryn Crofts, whom I will speak about later. Merryn’s mum, Clare, said to me that Merryn was put on GET and that it made her condition worse. Everything that the hon. Lady says is backed up by the testimony that Clare gave me—I just wanted to share that with her.

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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 111 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Liz McInnes’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 74 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 80.85% 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") 180 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 18 Jun 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)

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