Andrew Western

Opposition Whip (Commons)

Labour MP for Stretford and Urmston

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House 22 Feb 2024

    The Kellogg’s factory in my constituency is an iconic reminder of the industrial heritage of Trafford Park. Like so many of my constituents, I was shocked and saddened recently to hear of parent company Kellanova’s plans to close the factory. Given the devastation that this will cause not just to my local community but particularly to the 360 Kellogg’s employees who now face an...
  • Post Office Services: Isolated Communities 8 Feb 2024

    Continuing the trend, I am delighted to have secured a debate on post office services, in this case those in isolated communities. It is an issue that is very important to me and many of my constituents. You may not think, Mr Deputy Speaker, that a Member of Parliament who represents Stretford and Urmston, a seat relatively close to central Manchester, would be interested in post office...
  • Post Office Services: Isolated Communities 8 Feb 2024

    The hon. Gentleman is absolutely correct and, in fairness, there is a Government grant to support the subsidisation of post office services in isolated and rural communities. There is, however, a question of whether that grant is sufficient or, indeed, whether it is reaching the right places. For the people of Partington, their nearest post office is now several miles away, and the lengthy...

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Labour MP for Stretford and Urmston

Entered the House of Commons on 16 December 2022 — Byelection


Topics of interest

  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Foreign
  • Commonwealth and Development Office
  • Department for Levelling Up
  • Housing and Communities
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Department for Science
  • Innovation and Technology
  • Healthy Start Scheme
  • NHS: Pay
  • Israel: Palestinians
  • Gaza: Humanitarian Aid
  • Public Sector: Access

Currently held offices

  • Member, Media Bill Committee (since 29 Nov 2023)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (since 5 Sep 2023)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Energy Bill [HL] Committee (22 May 2023 to 29 Jun 2023)
  • Member, Workers (Predictable Terms and Conditions) Bill Committee ( 1 Mar 2023 to 8 Mar 2023)
  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (21 Feb 2023 to 22 Jan 2024)
  • Member, International Trade Committee ( 6 Feb 2023 to 26 Apr 2023)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 19 Feb 2024.

1. Employment and earnings
Until 31 March 2023, Non-executive director of Trafford Housing Trust, Sale Point, Washway Road, Sale M33 6AG (part of the L+Q Group, West Ham Lane, London E15 4RP), I received £7,000 per annum, paid monthly. Hours: approx. 4 hrs per month. (Registered 06 January 2023; updated 03 April 2023)
Until 4 May 2023, Councillor, Trafford Council, Talbot Road, Stretford M32 0TH. (Registered 06 January 2023)
I received a councillor’s allowance of £7,061 per annum, paid monthly. Hours: approx. 3 hrs per week. (Registered 06 January 2023)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Manchester City Football Club
Address of donor: Etihad Stadium, Etihad Campus, Manchester M11 3FF
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Ticket in the Manchester City Club box with hospitality for the Cup Final at Wembley, total value £895
Date received: 3 June 2023
Date accepted: 3 June 2023
Donor status: company, registration 00040946
(Registered 06 June 2023)
Name of donor: Anschutz Sports Holdings Ltd
Address of donor: The O2, Peninsula Square, London SE10 0DX
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Pair of tickets for Money In the Bank at the O2 Arena, value £330
Date received: 1 July 2023
Date accepted: 1 July 2023
Donor status: company, registration 03469870
(Registered 24 July 2023)
Name of donor: Lancashire County Cricket Club Ltd
Address of donor: Talbot Road, Stretford M16 0PX
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets with hospitality for the fourth day of the Ashes Test at Old Trafford, total value £1,000
Date received: 22 July 2023
Date accepted: 22 July 2023
Donor status: company, registration IP28451R
(Registered 15 August 2023)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: (1) Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council, Bangladesh (2) RRM Group
Address of donor: (1) Plot 44, Progoti Shoroni, Main Block-J, Baridhara, Dhaka - 1212, Bangladesh (2) Plot 44, Main Road, Block J, Baridhara, Dhaka - 1212, Bangladesh
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): (1) International travel, accommodation and meals, approx. value £3,200 (2) Domestic transport, value £500
Destination of visit: Bangladesh
Dates of visit: 26-31 January 2024
Purpose of visit: Promoting UK-Bangladesh Trade and Investment, cross cultural relations and to understand the Rohingya Crisis.
(Registered 19 February 2024)

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