Liz Twist

MP, Blaydon

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Blaydon Labour

Liz Twist’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 12 Sep 2018

Recent appearances

  • Leaving the European Union — [Sir Roger Gale in the Chair] 19 Nov 2018

    I will keep my remarks brief. We have had a wide-ranging, interesting and lively discussion on the broad subject of leaving the European Union. I will return to the points made by our petitioner, Ciaran O’Doherty. I remind hon. Members that Ciaran and the 110,000 people who signed the petition were saying that they are really concerned about the impact of leaving the European Union...
  • Leaving the European Union — [Sir Roger Gale in the Chair] 19 Nov 2018

    I beg to move, That this House has considered the e-petition relating to leaving the European Union. It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Sir Roger. On behalf of 110,059 petitioners, I rise to present e-petition 219905, which states: “If there is no agreement to leave the EU then Brexit must be stopped”. I apologise to everyone if I need to stop and blow my nose. I...
  • Leaving the European Union — [Sir Roger Gale in the Chair] 19 Nov 2018

    I thank my hon. Friend for her intervention. I certainly agree that we must listen to the voices of young people—I will talk about that in a moment—and that we need to have a full picture. It is particularly relevant to note the walk-out today because the lead petitioner, Ciaran O’Doherty, is a young man, 15 years of age, who has given a lot of thought to the issue. I have...

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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 of Health and Social Care
  • Department for Exiting the European Union
  • Department for Education
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Pharmaceutical Price Regulation Scheme
  • Industrial Health and Safety
  • Personal
  • Social
  • Health and Economic Education
  • Energy: Prices
  • Food Banks: Maidenhead

Currently held offices

  • Member, European Statutory Instruments Committee (since 18 Jul 2018)
  • Member, Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)
  • Member, Petitions Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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  • Has spoken in 77 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Liz Twist’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 7 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 80.93% 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 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") 58 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 29 Oct 2018.

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
Until 23 March 2018, Councillor, Gateshead Metropolitan Borough Council. After my election to Parliament, I claimed no allowances. (Registered 07 July 2017; updated 23 July 2018)

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