Derek Twigg MP

Halton - Labour Party

Personal Details
Full Name and Title Mr Derek Twigg MP
Gender Male
Date of birth 9 July 1959
Age 55
Country of Birth England
Partnership Status Married
Number of Marriages or Civil Partnerships
Length of Current Marriage or Civil Partnership 26 years
Partner's Name Mary Twigg (née Cassidy) 
Number of Children
School

Bankfield High School

Further Education

Halton College of Further Education (Degree unknown, Year unknown)

Recreations Football, Rugby league, Military History, Hill walking 
Biographies Personal Web Address
Entry on Party Website
Wikipedia Page 
Press coverage News Articles
Videos
 

Derek Twigg MP

Halton - Labour Party

Government/Opposition Appointments
Ministry of DefenceParliamentary Under-Secretary of State (2006 - 2008)
Department for TransportParliamentary Under-Secretary of State (2005 - 2006)
Department for Education and SkillsParliamentary Under-Secretary of State (2004 - 2005)
Government Whips OfficeWhip (2002 - 2004)
Department for Transport, Local Government and the RegionsPPS (2001 - 2002)
Department of Trade and IndustryPPS (1999 - 2001)
Department of the Environment, Transport and the RegionsPPS (1999 - 1999)
Select Committees
DefenceMember (2013 - )
Children, Schools and FamiliesMember (2009 - 2010)
Public AccountsMember (1998 - 1999)
Joint Committees - No data
Other Committees - No data
All Party Groups
Transatlantic and International SecurityVice-Chair (2010 - )
Rugby LeagueSecretary (2010 - )
Falkland IslandsChair (2010 - )
Transatlantic and International SecuritySecretary (2008 - 2010)

Derek Twigg MP

Halton - Labour Party

Non-Parliamentary Occupations
Self-employed (Business Support Services)Political Consultant (1996 - 1997)
Halton Borough CouncilCouncillor (1983 - 1997)
Cheshire County Council Councillor (1981 - 1985)
Department of EmploymentCivil Servant (1975 - 1996)
Civil and Public Services AssociationBranch Secretary (1977)

Derek Twigg MP

Halton - Labour Party

Constituency Data
Constituency name: Halton
Region: North West
Party: Labour Party
Incumbent or Candidate: Incumbent
First Entered Parliament: 1 May 1997
Seat Status: Safe
Previous Election Results (Top 3 Candidates)
PartyVote Share
Labour Party 57.70 %
Conservative Party 20.20 %
Liberal Democrats 13.80 %
Turnout 60.00 %
Majority Amount 15504

Derek Twigg MP

Halton - Labour Party

Contact details
Address as: Mr Derek Twigg MP
Westminster Address: Derek Twigg MP
House of Commons
London
SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 1039
Fax: 020 7219 3642
Personal Email: derek.twigg.mp@parliament.uk
Constituency Office: Bridge Business Centre, Suite E, Cheshire House
Gorsey Lane
Widnes
Cheshire
WA8 0RP
Constituency Office Tel: 0151 424 7030
Constituency Office Fax: 0151 423 8535

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