Margaret Greenwood

Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions)

Wirral West Labour

Margaret Greenwood’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Margaret Greenwood sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Margaret Greenwood generally voted for higher taxes on banks, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes
  • Margaret Greenwood generally voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Margaret Greenwood has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 29 Jun 2017

Recent appearances

  • Jobcentres and the DWP Estate — [Mr Nigel Evans in the Chair] 20 Jul 2017

    Will the Minister give way?
  • Jobcentres and the DWP Estate — [Mr Nigel Evans in the Chair] 20 Jul 2017

    It is a honour to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Evans. I congratulate the hon. Member for Glasgow South West (Chris Stephens) on securing what is and remains a really important debate—although we have had it several times already. He spoke powerfully of the intergenerational poverty and deprivation in his constituency. That was a theme picked up by the hon. Members for Inverclyde...
  • Jobcentres and the DWP Estate — [Mr Nigel Evans in the Chair] 20 Jul 2017

    My hon. Friend makes a really good point, and it is important that the Minister responds to it. What guidance does the Department intend to give staff on sanctioning people who miss an appointment because they have to travel further? We need to be clear about what sanctioning can mean to people. A first sanction means no benefits for four weeks. A second sanction means no benefits for three...

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Labour MP for Wirral West

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

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Topics of interest

Margaret Greenwood campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Department of Health
  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Department for Transport
  • Department for Work and Pensions: Telephone Services
  • Universal Credit: Telephone Services
  • Personal Independence Payment: Mental Illness
  • Jobcentre Plus: Training
  • Universal Credit: ICT

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions) (since 9 Oct 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (20 Jul 2015 to 19 Dec 2016)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 60 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Margaret Greenwood’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 38 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 88.89% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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 17–18 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") 71 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 31 Jul 2017.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Unite
Address of donor: 128 Theobald's Road, Holborn, London WC1X 8TN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 07 July 2017)
Name of donor: CWU North West
Address of donor: 302a Barlow Moor Road, Manchester M21 8AY

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 07 July 2017)
Name of donor: Unite the Union Vauxhall Motors
Address of donor: GM Manufacturing UK, North Road Industrial Estate, Ellesmere Port CH65 1AL

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 07 July 2017)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Barbara Gleave
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Accommodation during the general election campaign, value £700

Date received: 20 April - 8 June 2017

Date accepted: 20 April 2017

Donor status: individual

(Registered 07 July 2017)

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