Simon Lightwood

Shadow Minister (Transport)

Labour MP for Wakefield

Recent appearances

  • Justice: Prisons: Wakefield 12 Sep 2023

    Whether he has made a recent assessment of the performance of prisons in Wakefield constituency.
  • Justice: Prisons: Wakefield 12 Sep 2023

    His Majesty’s Inspectorate of Prisons inspected HMP Wakefield last year and had several concerns, including many that remained unaddressed since its previous visit. Those concerns included infrastructure that is in such a poor condition that it needs investment, insufficient healthcare staff, a lack of mental health interventions and too few activity places. The prison leadership and staff...
  • Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Prescription Drugs 11 Sep 2023

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when his Department plans to publish a (a) response to the consultation on hub and spoke dispensing and (b) timetable for the implementation of secondary legislation.

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Labour MP for Wakefield

Entered the House of Commons on 24 June 2022 — Byelection


Topics of interest

  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Department for Transport
  • Home Office
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Buses: Exhaust Emissions
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Universal Credit: Childcare
  • State Retirement Pensions: Fraud
  • Dental Services: Wakefield

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Transport) (since 27 Sep 2022)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Seafarers' Wages Bill [HL] Committee (11 Jan 2023 to 17 Jan 2023)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 18 Sep 2023.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Wakefield Council
Address of donor: Wakefield One, PO Box 700, Wakefield WF1 2EB
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two free parking permits, estimated value £447.12
Date received: 1 August 2022 - 14 February 2023
Date accepted: 1 August 2022
Donor status: other
(Registered 28 February 2023)
8. Miscellaneous
Member of the Unison Labour Link Regional Committee. (Registered 19 July 2022)

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