Holly Lynch

Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (Flooding and Coastal Communities)

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Halifax Labour

Holly Lynch’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 16 Jan 2018

Recent appearances

  • Leaving the Eu: Fisheries Management 20 Mar 2018

    I am grateful to the right hon. Member for Orkney and Shetland (Mr Carmichael) for securing this urgent question and to the Secretary of State for his response. However, I am afraid I still have several questions. The Secretary of State, alongside the Fisheries Minister, has asserted time and time again that the UK would take back absolute control of our waters from day one of leaving both...
  • Salisbury Incident 12 Mar 2018

    Since my election I have spent a great deal of time campaigning for more protections for emergency services workers, and it is particularly disappointing that we are now having to reflect on how we can keep them safe from nerve agents. I welcome the Prime Minister’s statement, which made clear that what was particularly reckless about this attack was the decision to use a nerve agent...

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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 Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Department for Education
  • Floods: Finance
  • Fisheries
  • Police: Dogs
  • European Union Solidarity Fund
  • Schools: Admissions

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (Flooding and Coastal Communities) (since 3 Jul 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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)

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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 32 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Holly Lynch’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 74 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 86.47% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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") 60 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 19 Mar 2018.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: GMB
Address of donor: 22 Stephenson Way, Euston, London NW1 2HD

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 06 July 2017)
Name of donor: USDAW
Address of donor: 188 Wilmslow Road, Manchester M14 6LJ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,600

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 06 July 2017)
Name of donor: Betterworld Ltd
Address of donor: 14 St Mary's Street, Stamford, Lincs PE9 2DF

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: company, registration 3408967

(Registered 06 July 2017)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Police Federation of Northern Ireland
Address of donor: 77-79 Garnerville Rd, Belfast BT4 2NX

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Invited to speak at the donor's annual conference in relation to my campaign against assaults on police officers. Flights £249.94; bed and breakfast £95, dinner £35; lunch £20; total value £399.94

Date received: 30-31 May 2017

Date accepted: 30 May 2017

Donor status: other

(Registered 10 July 2017)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Medical Aid for Palestinians
Address of donor: 33a Islington Park Street, London N1 1QB

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation, food and transport with a total value of £1,487

Destination of visit: West Bank and Israel

Dates of visit: 27 September – 2 October 2017

Purpose of visit: Fact finding visit organised by the Council for Arab-British Understanding and Medical Aid for Palestinians.

(Registered 24 October 2017)

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