Liz Twist

MP, Blaydon

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Blaydon Labour

Liz Twist’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 20 Dec 2017

Recent appearances

  • Taylor Review 7 Feb 2018

    The general secretary of the TUC, Frances O’Grady, has said that these measures will do nothing to tackle the problem of what she describes as “the hire and fire culture of zero-hours contracts or sham self-employment.” I know my constituents in Blaydon, many of whom work in the gig economy, will be disappointed that the Government have not taken a more dynamic and firm...
  • Baby Leave for Members of Parliament: Hospital Car Parking Charges 1 Feb 2018

    My hon. Friend talks about travel difficulties. Does he agree that reductions in the number of bus services in many areas mean that there is no alternative to parking in hospital car parks? In constituencies such as mine, which has no hospital, that means frequent journeys for people who require treatment.
  • Personal Independence Payments — [Stewart Hosie in the Chair] 31 Jan 2018

    Does my hon. Friend agree that for those with long-term conditions, such as muscular dystrophy, the right level of assessment is important to avoid the need for people to go to appeal, given that an understanding of the condition could avoid that appeal?

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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
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Prime Minister
  • Department of Health
  • Industrial Health and Safety
  • Personal
  • Social
  • Health and Economic Education
  • Energy: Prices
  • Food Banks: Maidenhead
  • Psychiatry: Education

Currently held offices

  • Member, 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 37 debates since joining Parliament — average amongst MPs. See all Liz Twist’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 9 written questions since joining Parliament — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 84.68% 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") 17 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 19 Feb 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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