Holly Lynch

MP, Halifax

Halifax Labour

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.

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  • Holly Lynch generally voted for higher taxes on banks, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Last updated: 22 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Main Chamber 24 Mar 2017

    Crime (Assaults on Emergency Services Staff) Bill - 2nd reading – Holly Lynch. Legislation
  • Prisons and Courts Bill 20 Mar 2017

    It is an honour to follow the hon. Member for North West Norfolk (Sir Henry Bellingham), whose speech was very articulate. I am grateful for the opportunity to speak in this debate ahead of serving on the Bill Committee over the next few weeks. Between the Government’s White Paper, which was published in November last year, and the Bill before us today, I welcome many of steps being...
  • Prisons and Courts Bill 20 Mar 2017

    I completely agree with the hon. Gentleman. I wonder whether the pressures of overcrowding are starting to reflect in those sentences handed out in prisons, which do not then serve as a proper deterrent. I would be more than willing to consider that point and others when we debate the Bill in Committee. This is why I am calling on the Government to consider making it an aggravating factor to...

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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 for Work and Pensions
  • Department for Education
  • Ministry of Justice
  • Department for Transport
  • European Union Solidarity Fund
  • Schools: Admissions
  • Betting Shops: Staff
  • Personal Independence Payment
  • Calder Valley Railway Line

Currently held offices

  • Member, Women and Equalities Committee (since 28 Feb 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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

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  • Has spoken in 31 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Holly Lynch’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 55 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 70.11% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below 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 19–20 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") 42 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 20 Mar 2017.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: European Parliamentary Forum on Population and Development
Address of donor: 23 Rue Montoyer, 1000 Brussels, Belgium

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights and accommodation £1,350; other travel £36; per diem £180; misc. expenditure £575; total value £2,141

Destination of visit: El Salvador and Guatemala

Dates of visit: 21-28 January 2017

Purpose of visit: Study tour looking at issues around access to reproductive healthcare services in Guatemala and El Salvador.

(Registered 14 February 2017)

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