Christian Wakeford

Labour MP for Bury South

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Christian Wakeford’s voting in Parliament

Christian Wakeford is a Labour MP, but has changed parties or become independent.

Compared to their original party (Conservative), for the vast majority of issues they have voted in the same way as other Conservative MPs.

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Last updated: 12 Oct 2020. Learn more about our voting records and what they mean.

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Recent appearances

  • Tackling Short-term and Long-term Cost of Living Increases 17 May 2022

    I listened with great interest to the Gracious Speech last week and was left bitterly disappointed. It will go down as a speech of missed opportunities, all through the choice of the Prime Minister. Under this Government, we are heading back to a time that was simply about the haves and have nots. People can either afford the basics or they suffer. Workers are seeing a decline in their living...
  • Tackling Short-term and Long-term Cost of Living Increases 17 May 2022

    I listened with great interest to the Gracious Speech last week and was left bitterly disappointed. It will go down as a speech of missed opportunities, all through the choice of the Prime Minister. Under this Government, we are heading back to a time that was simply about the haves and have nots. People can either afford the basics or they suffer. Workers are seeing a decline in their living...
  • Prime Minister: Engagements 20 Apr 2022

    The Prime Minister has been asked about the sodium valproate scandal previously, but Shaun Lintern at this weekend revealed that campaigners were blacklisted, including my constituent Emma Murphy, who is here in the Gallery today. Advice from the Cumberlege report has been ignored, warnings are still not on medication as of a couple of weeks ago and a redress scheme is still not forthcoming....

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Profile

Labour MP for Bury South

Entered the House of Commons on 13 December 2019 — General election

Party was Conservative until 18 Jan 2022

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Department for Education
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Home Office
  • Treasury
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Pension Wise: Bury South
  • Question
  • Schools: Discipline
  • Undocumented Migrants: English Channel
  • Schools: Risk Management

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Education Committee (2 Mar 2020 to 15 Mar 2022)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 16 May 2022.

1. Employment and earnings
Until 6 May 2021, Councillor, Lancashire County Council, County Hall, Preston PR1 8XJ. From 1 July 2020 onwards, I received an annual allowance of £10,675, paid monthly. Hours: approx. 20 hrs a month. (Registered 10 January 2020; updated 01 September 2020 and 20 May 2021)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: IX Wireless Limited
Address of donor: 4 Lockside Office Park, Lockside Road, Riversway, Preston PR2 2YS

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,000

Donor status: company, registration 11009144

(Registered 07 July 2021)
Name of donor: IX Wireless Limited
Address of donor: 4 Lockside Office Park, Lockside Road, Riversway, Preston PR2 2YS

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Donor status: company, registration 11009144

(Registered 07 July 2021)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Betting and Gaming Council
Address of donor: 1st Floor, 90 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1EU

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Hospitality at the Ivor Awards, value £444

Date received: 21 September 2021

Date accepted: 21 September 2021

Donor status: company, registration 12213577

(Registered 07 October 2021)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: The Antisemitism Policy Trust
Address of donor: BM 5369, London WC1N 3XX

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): flights costing £361

Destination of visit: Jerusalem

Dates of visit: 13-15 July 2021

Purpose of visit: Visit with the APPG Against Antisemitism to attend and participate in the 7th Global Forum for Combating Antisemitism.

(Registered 03 August 2021)
Name of donor: Israel Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Address of donor: 9 Yitzhak Rabin Blvd., Kiryat Ben-Gurion, Jerusalem 9103001

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): hotel, food and travel within Israel, to an estimated value of £1,000

Destination of visit: Jerusalem

Dates of visit: 13-15 July 2021

Purpose of visit: Visit with the APPG Against Antisemitism to attend and participate in the 7th Global Forum for Combating Antisemitism.

(Registered 03 August 2021)
Name of donor: European Jewish Association
Address of donor: Rue du Cornet 22, 1040 Brussels

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights and accommodation with a value of £412

Destination of visit: Kyiv

Dates of visit: 24-25 January 2022

Purpose of visit: To attend and speak at International Holocaust Remembrance Day at Babyn Yar.

(Registered 21 February 2022)

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