Margaret Greenwood

MP, Wirral West

Wirral West Labour

Margaret Greenwood campaigned to remain in the European Union

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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.

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

We have lots more plain English analysis of Margaret Greenwood’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Margaret Greenwood’s full vote analysis page for more.

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

Recent appearances

  • Prime Minister: Engagements 30 Nov 2016

    The sustainability and transformation plan for Cheshire and Merseyside aims to develop accountable care organisations. It is a model from America, where it is used to deliver private, insurance-based healthcare. Can the Prime Minister assure me that STPs will not be used as a means of introducing insurance-based private healthcare into the NHS?
  • Supported Housing — [Mr George Howarth in the Chair] 29 Nov 2016

    I thank my hon. Friend the Member for Bermondsey and Old Southwark (Neil Coyle) for securing today’s debate on an important topic, and for giving such a balanced picture of the impact of Government policy. We have heard important contributions from hon. Members across the House, including the hon. Member for Waveney (Peter Aldous), who spoke of the shadow of uncertainty over the...
  • National Health Service Funding 22 Nov 2016

    Does the hon. Gentleman share my concern about the introduction of ACOs through the STPs, which come from America and are often used in insurance-based models of healthcare? Because people here do not pay for healthcare, except through direct taxation, but do pay for social care, there is a lot of concern about the blurring of the boundaries and a worry that we will wind up with people being...

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Labour MP for Wirral West

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


Topics of interest

  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Department for Transport
  • HM Treasury
  • Personal Independence Payment: Mental Illness
  • Shellfish: Dee Estuary
  • Mersey Tunnel: Tolls
  • Climate Change Levy
  • Jobcentre Plus: Training

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions) (since 9 Oct 2016)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (since 20 Jul 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency


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  • Has spoken in 61 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Margaret Greenwood’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 17 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 71.62% 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 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") 46 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 21 Nov 2016.


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