Liz McInnes

Former Labour MP for Heywood and Middleton

@lizmcinnes_mp https://facebook.com/Liz-McInnes

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Recent appearances

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Topical Questions 5 Nov 2019

    As a fellow Lancastrian, Mr Speaker, may I welcome you to your new role? Will the Foreign Secretary update the House on the ongoing industrial dispute between Interserve and the Public and Commercial Services Union members working as support staff in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office? Is he aware of the repeated security breaches in the last six months through Interserve bringing on site...
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Gambia: Human Rights 4 Nov 2019

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of the human rights situation in The Gambia in relation to (a) freedom of expression and (b) freedom of association.
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Gambia: Human Rights 4 Nov 2019

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to help promote media freedom in The Gambia.

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Former Labour MP for Heywood and Middleton

Entered the House of Commons on 10 October 2014 — Byelection

Left the House of Commons on 6 November 2019 — Dissolved for election

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

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Department of Health
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Ministry of Justice
  • Dangerous Driving: Prosecutions
  • Hepatitis
  • Diabetes
  • East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service
  • County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service: Staff

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (10 Oct 2016 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • 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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Nov 2019.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Somaliland Mission UK
Address of donor: 234 Whitechapel Rd, Whitechapel, London E1 1BJ

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): SAFE+ briefing with a value of £269.74, the cost of which was paid on 3 April 2019. All other costs met by a non-registrable source.

Destination of visit: Somaliland

Dates of visit: 3 – 7 April 2018

Purpose of visit: APPG on Somaliland visit to meet with Somaliland Government officials to discuss developments in the area.

(Registered 18 April 2019)
Name of donor: European Parliamentary Forum on Sexual and Reproductive Health
Address of donor: 23 Rue Montoyer, 1000 Brussels, Belgium

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights and accommodation valued at £1,807.72; transport, logistics, food and vaccinations valued at £1,120.28; total value £2,928

Destination of visit: Dhaka and Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh

Dates of visit: 12-20 September 2019

Purpose of visit: Study tour to gain insight into sexual and reproductive health and rights service provisions in Bangladesh.

(Registered 09 October 2019)

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