Peter Dowd

Former Labour MP for Bootle


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Peter Dowd is a former MP for Bootle.

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Former Labour MP for Bootle

Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 30 May 2024 — Dissolved for election

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Topics of interest

Peter Dowd campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Treasury
  • HM Treasury
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Department for Education
  • Tax Avoidance
  • Question
  • Agriculture: Subsidies
  • Stamp Duty Land Tax: Tax Allowances
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy: Screening

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Courts (Remote Hearings) Bill ( 8 May 2024 to 15 May 2024)
  • Member, Investigatory Powers (Amendment) Bill [HL] Committee (28 Feb 2024 to 7 Mar 2024)
  • Member, Pet Abduction Bill Committee (24 Jan 2024 to 31 Jan 2024)
  • Member, Criminal Justice Bill Committee ( 6 Dec 2023 to 30 Jan 2024)
  • Member, Digital Markets, Competition and Consumers Bill Committee ( 7 Jun 2023 to 11 Jul 2023)
  • Member, Child Support (Enforcement) Bill Committee (22 Feb 2023 to 1 Mar 2023)
  • Member, Hunting Trophies (Import Prohibition) Bill Committee (18 Jan 2023 to 25 Jan 2023)
  • Member, Electricity and Gas Transmission (Compensation) Bill Committee (18 Jan 2023 to 25 Jan 2023)
  • Member, Shark Fins Bill Committee ( 9 Nov 2022 to 16 Nov 2022)
  • Member, Commercial Rent (Coronavirus) Bill Committee ( 1 Dec 2021 to 14 Dec 2021)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (22 Jun 2020 to 30 May 2024)
  • Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury ( 9 Feb 2017 to 6 Apr 2020)
  • Shadow Financial Secretary (Treasury) ( 6 Oct 2016 to 9 Feb 2017)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Recent appearances

  • E-scooters: Deaths and Serious Injuries 22 May 2024

    I understand that earlier today the Prime Minister spoke to the King to request the Dissolution of Parliament ahead of a general election on 4 July. I call Barry Sheerman to wind up the debate if he so wishes.
  • Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and Hypermobility Spectrum Disorders 22 May 2024

    Before I call Andrew Selous to move the motion, I will give a little clarity. As is the convention for a 30-minute debate, there will not be an opportunity for the Member in charge of the debate to wind up, but we have a spare 10 minutes and the previous debate finished a bit early, so there will be a little more flexibility—but do not abuse that. A couple of Members want to intervene or...
  • Backbench Business: Mental Health and Long-term Conditions — [Sir Robert Syms in the Chair] 16 May 2024

    First, thank you for your excellent stewardship of today’s event, Sir Robert. I thank my hon. Friend the Member for Blaydon (Liz Twist) and salute her commitment to the rare diseases field, which I know she works very hard on. I also thank my hon. Friend the Member for Birmingham, Perry Barr (Mr Mahmood) for his compelling articulation of his personal experience. I think that we would all...

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