Liz Twist

MP, Blaydon

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Blaydon Labour

Liz Twist’s voting in Parliament

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

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Last updated: 23 May 2018

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Westminster Hall 26 Jun 2018

    Access to treatment, support and innovative new medicines for Phenylketonuria patients – Liz Twist. Westminster Hall debate; 9:30 am
  • ME: Treatment and Research — [Mr Andrew Rosindell in the Chair] 21 Jun 2018

    Like my hon. Friend, I have heard from many constituents affected by ME who asked me to come today to make their voices heard. He made the point about invisibility earlier, but some of the people who are not able to get out do things from their beds. For example, one of my constituents organised the lighting up of the Tyne Bridge in blue last year, so there are things that people do to make...
  • Universal Credit and Welfare Changes 21 Jun 2018

    I assure the Secretary of State that I have read the NAO report in full, because I like to know what I am speaking about. I also like to know the lived experience of my constituents in Blaydon, where the full roll-out of universal credit happened just before Christmas. The NAO report certainly does reflect the problems that my constituents face with late payments and delays caused by all...

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Labour MP for Blaydon

Entered the House of Commons on 9 June 2017 — General election


Topics of interest

  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Department for Exiting the European Union
  • Department for Education
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Prime Minister
  • Industrial Health and Safety
  • Personal
  • Social
  • Health and Economic Education
  • Energy: Prices
  • Food Banks: Maidenhead
  • Teachers: Training

Currently held offices

  • Member, Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)
  • Member, Petitions Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 74 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Liz Twist’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 10 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 82.45% 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 17–18 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") 41 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 18 Jun 2018.

1. Employment and earnings
19 June 2017, received £1,406.87 as Councillor and Cabinet Member, Gateshead Metropolitan Borough Council, Civic Centre, Regent Street, Gateshead NE8 1HH. Hours: none since my election. I have resigned as a Cabinet Member. (Registered 07 July 2017)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: UNISON
Address of donor: 130 Euston Road, London NW1 2AY

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 07 July 2017)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
House in Maine et Loire, France: (i). (Registered 07 July 2017)
25% share of a house in St. Helens, Merseyside: (i). (Registered 07 July 2017)
8. Miscellaneous
Councillor, Gateshead Metropolitan Borough Council. Since my election to Parliament, I claim no allowances. (Registered 07 July 2017)

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