Mike Amesbury

Shadow Minister (Levelling Up, Housing, Communities and Local Government)

Labour MP for Weaver Vale


About your Member of Parliament

Your MP (Mike Amesbury) represents you, and all of the people who live in Weaver Vale, at the UK Parliament in Westminster.

MPs split their time between Parliament and their constituency. In Parliament, they debate and vote on new laws, review existing laws, and question the Government. In the constituency, their focus is on supporting local people and championing local issues. They have a small staff team who help with casework, maintain their diaries, and monitor their inbox.

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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

  • Department for Levelling Up
  • Housing and Communities
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Ministry of Housing
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Department for Transport
  • Department for Education
  • High Rise Flats: Fire Prevention
  • Building Safety Fund
  • Housing: Insulation
  • Buildings: Safety
  • High Rise Flats: Insulation

Currently held offices

  • Member, Leasehold and Freehold Reform Bill Committee (since 10 Jan 2024)
  • Member, Renters (Reform) Bill Committee (since 8 Nov 2023)
  • Shadow Minister (Levelling Up, Housing, Communities and Local Government) (since 5 Sep 2023)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Data Protection and Digital Information (No. 2) Bill Committee ( 3 May 2023 to 23 May 2023)
  • Member, Pensions (Extension of Automatic Enrolment) (No. 2) Bill Committee ( 8 Mar 2023 to 15 Mar 2023)
  • Member, Ballot Secrecy Bill [HL] Committee ( 1 Mar 2023 to 7 Mar 2023)
  • Member, Transport Committee (13 Dec 2022 to 20 Nov 2023)
  • Member, Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Bill [HL] Committee ( 1 Dec 2021 to 9 Dec 2021)
  • Shadow Minister (Housing, Communities and Local Government) (19 Sep 2021 to 30 Jun 2022)
  • Member, Building Safety Bill Committee ( 9 Sep 2021 to 26 Oct 2021)
  • 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

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Recent appearances

  • Football Governance Bill 23 Apr 2024

    Like many across this Chamber, I thank those from across the political sphere, those within the footballing community and those who led the fan-based review because their work is finally coming to fruition with the Second Reading debate of the Bill. The referee, in the shape of the independent football regulator, will finally be on the pitch. We are beginning that journey. It is particularly...
  • Football Governance Bill 23 Apr 2024

    Clearly not, and I think that there is space for the regulator to intervene. As has been referenced, the FA cup can be a lifesaver for grassroots clubs. The hon. Member for Gillingham and Rainham (Rehman Chishti), who is no longer in his place, mentioned Gillingham, and I think that Bristol Rovers were also mentioned. Again, the issue is financial sustainability. The regulator should...
  • Written Answers — Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities: Buildings: Fire Prevention 23 Apr 2024

    To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what information his Department published on the treatment of jointly owned properties under the Building Safety Act's leaseholder protections, prior to his Department's Call for evidence: Jointly owned properties, published on 21 March 2024.

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Last updated: 15 Apr 2024.

6. Land and property portfolio with a value over £100,000 and where indicated, the portfolio provides a rental income of over £10,000 a year
Type of land/property: Residential property (two bedroom terraced house)
Number of properties: 1
Location: Manchester
(Registered 30 June 2017)

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