Christian Wakeford

Opposition Whip (Commons)

Labour MP for Bury South

Christian Wakeford’s voting in Parliament

Christian Wakeford is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

However, Christian Wakeford sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

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Christian Wakeford has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Animal Welfare 25 May 2023

    Thank you, Mr Deputy Speaker. “In our action plan for animal welfare, the Government committed to exploring further action in this area, which we are free to do now that we have left the EU.”—[Official Report, 14 September 2021; Vol. 700, c. 320WH.] Those were the words of the Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, the hon. Member for Taunton Deane (Rebecca...
  • Business of the House 25 May 2023

    The city of Manchester has a rich and vibrant history, in which those of different faiths and backgrounds have lived together, as well as stood together through difficult times and times of division, so I am concerned that Roger Waters is due to play at the AO Arena in Manchester next month. Mr Waters performed in Berlin this week and used the name of Anne Frank to stoke division, performed...
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Disinformation 22 May 2023

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what discussions she has had with Cabinet colleagues on countering foreign disinformation in the UK.

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Labour MP for Bury South

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

Party was Conservative until 18 Jan 2022


Topics of interest

  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Department for Education
  • Home Office
  • Treasury
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Pension Wise: Bury South
  • Question
  • Iran: Nuclear Power
  • Door Supervisors: Training
  • Schools: Discipline

Currently held offices

  • Member, Data Protection and Digital Information (No. 2) Bill Committee (since 3 May 2023)
  • Member, Seafarers' Wages Bill [HL] Committee (since 11 Jan 2023)
  • Member, Science, Innovation and Technology Committee (since 29 Nov 2022)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (since 31 Oct 2022)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Transport Committee (17 May 2022 to 13 Dec 2022)
  • 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: 15 May 2023.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: DXC UK
Address of donor: Roal Pavillion, Wellesly Road, Aldershot GU11 1PZ
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Ticket with hospitality for Manchester United v Liverpool at Old Trafford, estimated value £500
Date received: 22 August 2022
Date accepted: 22 August 2022
Donor status: company, registration 07073335
(Registered 06 October 2022)
Name of donor: Betting and Gaming Council
Address of donor: Kings Building, 16 Smith Square, London SW1P 3HQ
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Ticket and hospitality to watch England v South Africa at Twickenham, value £1,138.80
Date received: 26 November 2022
Date accepted: 26 November 2022
Donor status: company, registration 12213577
(Registered 21 December 2022)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: March of the Living UK
Address of donor: Schaller House, 44a Albert Road, Hendon, London NW4 2SJ
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation and meals with a value of £1,499
Destination of visit: Poland
Dates of visit: 25-28 April 2022
Purpose of visit: Holocaust education visit to Poland. Visits to museums, historical sites and cultural centres. Attending the March of the Living 2022.
(Registered 24 May 2022)
Name of donor: Labour Friends of Israel
Address of donor: BM LFI, London WC1N 3XX
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation and meals, value £2,300
Destination of visit: Israel and the Palestinian Territories
Dates of visit: 5-9 February 2023
Purpose of visit: Purpose of visit: Fact-finding visit to Israel and the Palestinian Territories. Meeting with Israeli and Palestinian politicians, academics, activists and diplomats.
(Registered 08 March 2023)

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