Margaret Greenwood

Shadow Secretary of State for 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.

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

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Last updated: 23 May 2018

Recent appearances

  • Grenfell Tower: Point of Order 11 Jun 2018

    On a point of order, Mr Speaker. Have you had any indication from the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions on whether she plans to make an oral statement on transitional protection in universal credit for people claiming severe disability premium? On Thursday, the Government announced, via a written statement, that people receiving severe disability premium would not transfer to universal...
  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Support for Mortgage Interest 11 Jun 2018

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what guidance her Department has issued to Serco on the number of times it should contact by phone a claimant of Support for Mortgage Interest on the offer of a loan after an unsuccessful initial attempt to contact that claimant.
  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Support for Mortgage Interest 11 Jun 2018

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the timeframe is for her Department to terminate a claim for Support for Mortgage Interest in cases where Serco has been unsuccessful in contacting a claimant by phone about the offer of a loan.

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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 Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Universal Credit
  • Mortgages: Government Assistance
  • Support for Mortgage Interest
  • Universal Credit: Housing
  • Department for Work and Pensions: Telephone Services

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (since 11 Mar 2018)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions) (9 Oct 2016 to 11 Mar 2018)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (20 Jul 2015 to 19 Dec 2016)

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  • Has spoken in 53 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Margaret Greenwood’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 71 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 80.32% 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") 103 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 18 Jun 2018.

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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