Stephen writes to Boris Johnson for an independent international investigation

August 2nd, 2016

Stephen, in his role as Chair of the International Development Committee, has written to Boris Johnson, urging him to press for an independent, international investigation into violations of International Humanitarian Law in Yemen. Earlier this year, Stephen’s committee conducted a short …

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Stephen Twigg statement

June 13th, 2016

Merseyside Police has confirmed that a double murder probe has been launched. Police attended a property in Cathedral Road this morning, following a call raising concerns, and found the bodies of two women. Stephen Twigg has issued a statement, below: …

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Stephen speaks at launch of Feeding Liverpool

May 26th, 2016
Stephen speaking at Feeding Liverpool

Last week, Stephen attended the launch of Feeding Liverpool, a project bringing together people in Liverpool concerned about food poverty The project wants to improve emergency assistance to those in need, campaign for change in the policies that cause poverty …

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Stephen speech on genocide by Daesh (Video)

April 20th, 2016
Stephen speaking in Parliament

Today, Stephen spoke in a Commons debate about the genocide being committed by Daesh. You can watch a video of his speech here. Below is the text of the speech. Stephen Twigg I refer hon. Members to my entry in …

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The rare Green Jade Vine

April 4th, 2016
Photo - plants

Last week, Stephen visited the Green Jade Vine in Croxteth Hall’s walled garden. This rare plant had not flowered in Liverpool for 38 years, when it was held at the Harthill Greenhouses in Calderstones Park.

Stephen Twigg responds to Ofsted Chief Inspector’s comments

February 24th, 2016

Sir Michael Wilshaw, Chief Inspector at Ofsted, spoke about Liverpool and Manchester schools in a recent speech. The speech can be accessed here: Responding, Stephen said: “We share Sir Michael’s determination to see Liverpool schools firing on all cylinders …

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HeartUnions week

February 12th, 2016
Stephen Hearts Unions

From fighting discrimination, to championing the living wage and securing important protections at work, the Trades Union movement has an important and proud tradition in this country. Stephen is this week standing alongside Trades Union members across the country by …

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Stephen Rebukes The Government On Local Government Finance

February 11th, 2016
Stephen speaking in Parliament

Below is Stephen’s speech during a House of Commons debate on Local Government Finance.   You can watch the speech by clicking here   Stephen Twigg (Liverpool, West Derby) (Lab/Co-op): Let me tell the hon. Member for Torbay (Kevin Foster) that this …

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Stephen calls on Government to follow Save the Children’s recommendation

January 5th, 2016

The International Development Committee, of which Stephen is the Chair, have released their first report focused on Syrian refugees. The report called on the Government to follow the recommendation of Save the Children, and accept an additional 3,000 refugee children …

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St Edward’s College Visits Parliament

December 3rd, 2015
St Edwards College

Last week, a contingent of Year 13 students from St Edward’s College came to Parliament to meet Stephen for a Q&A Session. The group, all Year 13 students studying History, were in London for a series of lectures with historians John …

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