Holly Lynch

Opposition Deputy Chief Whip (Commons)

Labour MP for Halifax


The office of Holly Lynch MP has informed us that due to Holly being on maternity leave from September 2018 to March 2019 she is not available for votes in the House of Commons. Holly will not be submitting written questions during this time period either. This affects the numerology section for this MP.

Holly Lynch’s voting in Parliament

Holly Lynch is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

However, Holly Lynch sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

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Holly Lynch has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Occupied Palestinian Territories: Humanitarian Situation 8 Nov 2023

    My hon. Friend the Member for Bradford West (Naz Shah) set out in the most powerful way why the deaths and trauma experienced by innocent children in Gaza are utterly intolerable. The supply of basic utilities such as water, medicine, electricity and fuel needed to operate the hospitals in Gaza should not be blocked. It is unacceptable that siege conditions are still being imposed on Gaza by...
  • Israel and Gaza 16 Oct 2023

    Following the horror of Hamas’s appalling terrorist attack it is crucial, as others have said, that we distinguish between Hamas and innocent Palestinian civilians, in line with international humanitarian law. The United Nations Population Fund says that there are 50,000 pregnant women in Gaza, with 5,500 due to give birth this month. What efforts are being made to ensure that Gaza’s...

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Labour MP for Halifax

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

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Topics of interest

Holly Lynch campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Home Office
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Ministry of Justice
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Police: Dogs
  • Floods: Finance
  • Asylum: Napier Barracks
  • Immigrants: Detainees
  • Slavery: Victims

Currently held offices

  • Member, Committee of Selection (since 16 Oct 2023)
  • Opposition Deputy Chief Whip (Commons) (since 5 Sep 2023)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Firearms Bill Committee ( 8 Mar 2023 to 15 Mar 2023)
  • Member, Equipment Theft (Prevention) Bill Committee (25 Jan 2023 to 1 Feb 2023)
  • Member, National Security Bill Committee (29 Jun 2022 to 18 Oct 2022)
  • Member, Nationality and Borders Bill Committee (16 Sep 2021 to 4 Nov 2021)
  • Shadow Minister (Home Office) (10 Apr 2020 to 5 Sep 2023)
  • Member, Home Affairs Committee ( 2 Mar 2020 to 11 May 2020)
  • Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (Flooding and Coastal Communities) ( 3 Jul 2017 to 30 Jul 2018)
  • Member, Women and Equalities Committee (28 Feb 2017 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Procedure Committee ( 1 Feb 2016 to 28 Feb 2017)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (18 Sep 2015 to 9 Oct 2016)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (20 Jul 2015 to 26 Oct 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Nov 2023.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for surveys:
12 January 2023, received £225. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 15 February 2023)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: (1) Körber-Stiftung (2) Stiftung Münchner Sicherheitskonferenz (gemeinnützige) GmbH
Address of donor: (1) Kehrwieder 12, 20457 Hamburg, Germany (2) Karolinenplatz 3, 80333 München
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): (1) Hotel accommodation and meals, value £971.08 (2) A dinner and a lunch, value £213.83
Destination of visit: Munich
Dates of visit: 16-19 February 2023
Purpose of visit: Attending Munich Security Conference in my capacity as Shadow Security Minister.
(Registered 10 March 2023)

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