Conor McGinn

Independent MP for St Helens North

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General Election 2024

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About your Member of Parliament

Your MP (Conor McGinn) represents you, and all of the people who live in St Helens North, at the UK Parliament in Westminster.

MPs split their time between Parliament and their constituency. In Parliament, they debate and vote on new laws, review existing laws, and question the Government. In the constituency, their focus is on supporting local people and championing local issues. They have a small staff team who help with casework, maintain their diaries, and monitor their inbox.

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Independent MP for St Helens North

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

Party was Labour until 6 Dec 2022

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Topics of interest

Conor McGinn campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Home Office
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Department for Education
  • Department for Transport
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Probation: St Helens
  • Personal Independence Payment: Appeals
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Railways: North West
  • Social Services: Finance

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister without Portfolio (Cabinet Office) ( 4 Dec 2021 to 22 Sep 2022)
  • Deputy national campaign co-ordinator (22 Jun 2021 to 4 Dec 2021)
  • Deputy National Campaign Co-ordinator (22 Jun 2021 to 22 Sep 2022)
  • Shadow Minister (Home Office) (10 Apr 2020 to 4 Dec 2021)
  • Member, Consolidation, &c., Bills (Joint Committee) ( 9 Mar 2020 to 6 Jul 2020)
  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee ( 2 Mar 2020 to 6 Jul 2020)
  • Member, Regulatory Reform Committee ( 2 Mar 2020 to 20 May 2021)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (27 Jan 2020 to 10 Apr 2020)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (19 Mar 2019 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Regulatory Reform Committee ( 6 Nov 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Consolidation, &c., Bills (Joint Committee) ( 6 Nov 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (18 Sep 2015 to 9 Oct 2016)
  • Member, Defence Sub-Committee ( 8 Sep 2015 to 26 Oct 2015)
  • Member, Defence Committee ( 6 Jul 2015 to 26 Oct 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Business and Trade: Business: Investment 14 May 2024

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business and Trade, what steps she is taking to help increase business investment in (a) St Helens North constituency and (b) the North West.
  • Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Pharmacy: St Helens 13 May 2024

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether her Department has made an assessment of the potential impact of pharmacy closures on the quality of primary care in St Helens constituency since 2019.
  • BBC Mid-term Charter Review 9 May 2024

    I neither deify nor damn the BBC, and like most of my constituents, my household’s interactions are with BBC Merseyside, CBBC, “Match of the Day”, the Proms and the latest new drama. However, I will say that I have never worked, engaged with or had dealings with any member of BBC staff—political staff, journalists—who has been anything other than professional. I have never assumed,...

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Register of Members’ Interests

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View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

Last updated: 13 May 2024.

1. Employment and earnings
Role, work or services: Unpaid Member of the Racecourse Committee of Haydock Park Racecourse
From: 1 January 2022.
Payer: Jockey Club Racecourses Ltd, 75 High Holborn, London WC1V 6LD
Additional information: I attend four committee meetings a year. Attendance on some race days at the course is also anticipated.
Remuneration: £2,000 a year as a taxable set amount in lieu of any expenses incurred.
From: 1 January 2022.
Hours: 30 hrs a year approx.
(Registered 26 January 2022; updated 7 February 2022)
Role, work or services: Speaking
Payer: Primary Access and Research, 64 Eaton Place, London SW1X 8AT
Payment: £1,000 for speaking at a lunch for their Advisory Board.
Received on: 23 January 2024. Hours: 1.5 hrs.
(Registered 20 February 2024)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Racecourse Association Ltd
Address of donor: Winkfield Road, Ascot SL5 7HX
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: A pass entitling the bearer to admittance to certain horse racing meetings in the UK during 2023. The badge is not available for purchase, but its estimated value is between £0 and £1,000, depending on usage (maximum value is stated for registration purposes), value £1,000
Date received: 1 January 2023 to 31 December 2023
Date accepted: 1 January 2023
Donor status: company, registration 00093447
(Registered 9 January 2023)
Name of donor: Jockey Club Racecourses Ltd
Address of donor: 75 High Holborn, London WC1V 6LS
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two metal badges which allow me and a guest to attend races at Jockey Club courses from 1 April 2023 until further notice. The badges are not available for purchase, but their estimated total value is between £0 and £1,000 a year, depending on usage (maximum value is stated for registration purposes), value £1,000
Date received: 1 April 2023
Date accepted: 1 April 2023
Donor status: company, registration 02909409
(Registered 18 April 2023)
Name of donor: R&A Championships Ltd
Address of donor: Beach House, Golf Place, St Andrews KY16 9JA
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets to the 151st  open at Royal Liverpool, including hospitality (access to the Trophy Room), value £750
Date received: 20 July 2023 to 23 July 2023
Date accepted: 20 July 2023
Donor status: company, registration SC247047
(Registered 14 August 2023)
Name of donor: Racecourse Association Ltd
Address of donor: Winkfield Road, Ascot SL5 7HX
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: A pass entitling the bearer to admittance to certain horse racing meetings in the UK until further notice. The badge is not available for purchase, but its estimated value is between £0 and £1,000 a year, depending on usage (maximum value is stated for registration purposes), value £1,000
Date received: 1 January 2024
Date accepted: 1 January 2024
Donor status: company, registration 00093447
(Registered 30 January 2024)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: City of Stuttgart
Address of donor: Central City Administration Town Hall Marktplatz 1 70173 Stuttgart, Germany
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Accommodation, hospitality and transport (value is approximate), value £750
Destination of visit: Germany (Stuttgart)
Dates of visit: 21 September 2023 to 24 September 2023
Purpose of visit: Part of a delegation to mark the 75th anniversary of the Stuttgart-St Helens twinning.
(Registered 18 October 2023)
Name of donor: Betting and Gaming Council
Address of donor: 1 Bedford Row, London WC1R 4BU
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): One ticket to the Dublin Racing Festival, including flights and accommodation, value £868.73
Destination of visit: Ireland (Dublin)
Dates of visit: 3 February 2024 to 6 February 2024
Purpose of visit: To attend the Dublin Racing Festival.
(Registered 26 February 2024)
8. Miscellaneous
A Governor of the Federation of St Mary's Catholic Primary Schools in Merseyside. This is an unpaid role and the appointment is made by the Archbishop of Liverpool.
Date interest arose: 5 October 2023
(Registered 16 October 2023)

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