Holly Lynch

Former 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.

About your former Member of Parliament

Holly Lynch is a former MP for Halifax.

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Former Labour MP for Halifax

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

Left the House of Commons on 30 May 2024 — Dissolved for 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
  • Slavery
  • Immigrants: Detainees

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Committee of Selection (16 Oct 2023 to 30 May 2024)
  • Opposition Deputy Chief Whip (Commons) ( 5 Sep 2023 to 30 May 2024)
  • 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)

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Future MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Recent appearances

  • Culture, Media and Sport: Heritage Buildings 23 May 2024

    What steps her Department is taking to protect and repurpose heritage buildings.
  • Culture, Media and Sport: Heritage Buildings 23 May 2024

    I am grateful to the Minister for that answer and thank her for her kind words. I pay tribute to Halifax Civic Trust, which does so much great work in my constituency and has some amazing heritage buildings, not least the magnificent Piece Hall. However, we have others that developers have bought and sat on, refusing to invest in them, engage or release them to other interested parties. What...
  • Political Violence and Disruption: Walney Report 22 May 2024

    Earlier this week, I met a female chief fire officer who explained to me some of the intimidation, harassment and abuse that she had experienced, alongside some of her female colleagues in senior leadership roles in our emergency services, up to and including credible death threats. As far as I can tell, that is for no other reason than that they have the audacity to be women in senior...

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