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.

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

  • 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: 5 Sep 2018

Recent appearances

  • Widowed Parent’S Allowance 5 Sep 2018

    Last week the Supreme Court ruled that the denial of widowed parent’s allowance to surviving unmarried partners with children is incompatible with the law, in upholding the appeal of Siobhan McLaughlin, who lived with her partner, John Adams, and their four children for 23 years until John died in January 2014. I thank the Minister for advance sight of his statement, and I pay tribute...
  • The Secretary of State’S Handling of Universal Credit 11 Jul 2018

    Will the Secretary of State apologise for the two points she has failed yet to apologise for to the head of the National Audit Office?
  • The Secretary of State’S Handling of Universal Credit 11 Jul 2018

    The point that the Secretary of State makes had nothing to do with my campaign in Wirral West in 2015.

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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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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 48 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Margaret Greenwood’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 50 written questions in the last year — 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 78.24% 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") 109 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Sep 2018.

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