Louise Haigh

Shadow Secretary of State for Transport

Labour MP for Sheffield, Heeley

@louhaigh https://facebook.com/Haigh4Heeley

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Louise Haigh’s voting in Parliament

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Home Office: Members: Correspondence 1 Jul 2022

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when she plans to respond to the email correspondence of 7 of April 2022 from the hon. Member for Sheffield Heeley, reference LH9348.
  • Transport: Modernisation of the Railway 30 Jun 2022

    Last week, our part-time Transport Secretary claimed it was a stunt to suggest that he could do anything to resolve the rail disputes. At the weekend, that claim was blown apart, as it was revealed that a policy he issued means that he has direct powers over train operators to get them to follow his directions on disputes. Can he explain to the British public why on the eve of last week’s...
  • Transport: Rural Bus Services 30 Jun 2022

    I apologise to the Secretary of State, but what he has said raises even bigger questions about what he has been doing with his time. From near-record delays on railways, mile-long tailbacks at Dover, disruption at airports and the first national strike in three decades, everything this Transport Secretary is responsible for is falling apart, and now so is his promise on buses. From October,...

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Labour MP for Sheffield, Heeley

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

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Topics of interest

Louise Haigh campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Home Office
  • Cabinet Office
  • Department for Transport
  • Department for Education
  • HM Treasury
  • Police: Finance
  • Terrorism: Northern Ireland
  • Revenue and Customs: Concentrix
  • Police
  • Forensic Science: Misconduct

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Transport (since 29 Nov 2021)
  • Member, Northern Ireland (Ministers, Elections and Petitions of Concern) Bill Committee (since 28 Jun 2021)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (6 Apr 2020 to 29 Nov 2021)
  • Shadow Minister (Home Office) (Policing) (3 Jul 2017 to 6 Apr 2020)
  • Shadow Minister (Culture, Media and Sport) (Digital Economy) (9 Oct 2016 to 3 Jul 2017)
  • Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office) (18 Sep 2015 to 9 Oct 2016)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 27 Jun 2022.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Betfred
Address of donor: The Spectrum, 56-58 Benson Road, Birchwood WA3 7PQ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets for the World Championship snooker final, total value £352

Date received: 25 April 2022

Date accepted: 25 April 2022

Donor status: company, registration 04815730

(Registered 30 May 2022; updated 06 June 2022)
Name of donor: Performing Rights Society (PRS)
Address of donor: 2 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: A ticket for Ivor Novella awards, including lunch and refreshments, total value £380

Date received: 19 May 2022

Date accepted: 19 May 2022

Donor status: company, registration 00134196

(Registered 09 June 2022)

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