Liz Twist

Opposition Whip (Commons)

(since February 2020)
Liz Twist Portrait


Member for Blaydon
Select Committees
Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (since January 2020)
Statutory Instruments (Select Committee) (since January 2020)
European Statutory Instruments (since February 2020)
Procedure Committee (since March 2020)
European Statutory Instruments Committee (since February 2020)
Scottish Affairs Committee (since May 2020)

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Most recent EDMs signed by Liz Twist

Date Tabled Title Signatures
17 Jun 2020
Liz Twist signed this EDM as a sponsor on Wednesday 17th June 2020

Cessation of Production and Redundancies at De La Rue Gateshead

Tabled by: Liz Twist (Labour - Blaydon)
That this House deplores De La Rue’s proposal to cease banknote production at their facility in Gateshead; regrets the Government's award of the passport printing contract to an overseas company; is concerned about putting 255 highly-skilled workers at risk of redundancy in addition to 170 posts made redundant in 2019; …
16 signatures
(Most recent: 22 Jul 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 15
Scottish National Party: 1
12 Feb 2019
Liz Twist signed this EDM on Monday 1st April 2019


Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House welcomes the assurances from Government that animal welfare standards will be maintained or improved in the event of the UK leaving the European Union and that animal sentience will be recognised in UK law; urges the Government to table the Animals Welfare (Sentience) Bill without further delay; …
106 signatures
(Most recent: 14 May 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 55
Scottish National Party: 24
Liberal Democrat: 11
Independent: 5
Conservative: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
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Commons initiatives

1 Urgent Question tabled by Liz Twist

Date Forum Title
26 Mar 2018 Commons Chamber UK Passport Contract

Liz Twist has not been granted any Adjournment Debates in the current sitting

1 Bill introduced by Liz Twist

Title Bill Type Last Event Next Event Date Last Updated
Disabled Facilities Grants (Review) Bill 2019-21
Presented by Liz Twist (Labour)
Private Members' Bill
Ten Minute Bill
1st reading: House of Commons 14 July, 2020 2nd reading: House of Commons

27 Nov 2020

15 Jul 2020, 11:14 a.m.

A Bill to require the Secretary of State to review the Disabled Facilities Grants system; and for connected purposes.