Margaret Greenwood

Labour MP for Wirral West


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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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Last updated: 18 Jan 2021. Learn more about our voting records and what they mean.

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Margaret Greenwood has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Care Homes: Carers 26 Jul 2022

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the proportion of care home residents who have an essential care giver; what assessment he has made of whether that proportion has increased during the covid-19 outbreak; and what estimate he has made of the proportion of adults in England who have a close relative in a care home who has been informed that...
  • War in Ukraine: UK Farming and Food Production — [Dame Angela Eagle in the Chair] 20 Jul 2022

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Dame Angela. I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for City of Chester (Christian Matheson) on securing this debate and on his excellent opening speech. I join him in expressing solidarity with the people of Ukraine. Last week, I met a group of farmers in my constituency of Wirral West, along with representatives of the National Farmers...
  • Confidence in Her Majesty’s Government 18 Jul 2022

    This is a Government in whom I can have absolutely no confidence. This morning, I attended a meeting with members of the Criminal Bar Association and listened to junior criminal barristers talking about the deplorable state of the criminal justice system. It is an extraordinary state of affairs that under this Government, barristers are on strike over pay and our legal system is crumbling....

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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 Education
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Department for Transport
  • Universal Credit
  • Department for Work and Pensions: Arms Length Bodies
  • Schools: Coronavirus
  • Mortgages: Government Assistance
  • Support for Mortgage Interest

Currently held offices

  • Member, Charities Bill [HL] Committee (since 19 Jan 2022)
  • Member, Charities Bill [HL] Second Reading Committee (since 12 Jan 2022)
  • Member, Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Bill [HL] Committee (since 1 Dec 2021)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Education) (Schools) (10 Apr 2020 to 15 Oct 2020)
  • Shadow Minister (Education) (10 Apr 2020 to 15 Oct 2020)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (11 Mar 2018 to 6 Apr 2020)
  • Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions) (9 Oct 2016 to 11 Mar 2018)
  • 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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Last updated: 11 Jul 2022.


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