Mike Amesbury

Shadow Minister (Housing, Communities and Local Government)

Labour MP for Weaver Vale

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Mike Amesbury’s voting in Parliament

Mike Amesbury 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: 12 Oct 2020. Learn more about our voting records and what they mean.

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Mike Amesbury has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Levelling Up, Housing and Communities: UK Shared Prosperity Fund 27 Jun 2022

    Despite a manifesto promise to “at a minimum match the size” of the EU structural funds, the shared prosperity fund means £371 million less a year for English regions, as illustrated by hon. Members in the Chamber today. Of course, that cut comes at a time when the Conservative-led Local Government Association rightfully argues that the current council settlement falls £2 billion a year...
  • Access to GP Services and NHS Dentistry 21 Jun 2022

    But people like Mark in my constituency cannot find an NHS dentist. This is not about covid; it was happening before covid. The investment just is not there. He is in pain; he is in agony. The Secretary of State needs to step up, step in and get things right.
  • Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Free School Meals and Healthy Start Scheme 21 Jun 2022

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will expand access to (a) availability of Healthy Start Vouchers and (b) the eligibility criteria for Free School Meals to include all children facing food insecurity.

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Labour MP for Weaver Vale

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

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Topics of interest

  • Ministry of Housing
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Department for Education
  • Department for Levelling Up
  • Housing and Communities
  • Coronavirus: Vaccination
  • Homes for Ukraine Scheme
  • Property Development: Isle of Dogs
  • High Rise Flats: Insulation
  • Housing: Insulation

Currently held offices

  • Member, Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Bill [HL] Committee (since 1 Dec 2021)
  • Shadow Minister (Housing, Communities and Local Government) (since 19 Sep 2021)
  • Member, Building Safety Bill Committee (since 9 Sep 2021)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Housing, Communities and Local Government) (10 Apr 2020 to 19 Sep 2021)
  • Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions) (Employment) (10 Jul 2018 to 10 Apr 2020)
  • Member, Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 23 Jul 2018)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Jun 2022.

6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Two bedroom terraced house in Manchester: (i). (Registered 30 June 2017)

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