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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.
This is a random selection of Margaret Greenwood’s votes.
Voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2016.
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
56 votes for, 13 votes against, 19 absences, between 2017–2021.
Consistently voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
0 votes for, 7 votes against, between 2016–2021.
Voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2015–2016.
Voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, 3 absences, in 2016.
Voted for a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, between 2016–2020.
Last updated: 25 Jan 2022.
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I note the Secretary of State’s comments about hospital discharge. As she will know, the Government legislated through the Health and Care Act 2022 for a process known as discharge to assess, whereby people’s social care needs assessments can take place after they have been discharged from hospital, rather than before, and that model was already being used under the Coronavirus Act 2020....
My constituents will be extremely alarmed to hear the Minister’s remarks about the exploitation of dangerous fossil fuels. They have made it abundantly clear to me that they care about the environment, they care about the next generation, and they take climate change seriously, so I ask him, on behalf of my constituents: will he think again and ban fracking?
Care homes in my constituency are facing soaring energy costs, as I am sure the Secretary of State will be aware. Care homes look after frail and vulnerable people, and it is essential that they are kept warm. I note his comments thus far on care homes, but can he assure us that there will be a real focus on ensuring their ongoing financial viability?
More of Margaret Greenwood’s recent appearances
Labour MP for Wirral West
Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election
Topics of interest
Margaret Greenwood campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Department for Work and Pensions
- Department for Education
- Department of Health and Social Care
- Department for Environment
- Food and Rural Affairs
- Department for Business
- Energy and Industrial Strategy
- Universal Credit
- Schools: Coronavirus
- Department for Work and Pensions: Arms Length Bodies
- 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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