Rt Hon George Howarth

George Howarth

Constituency

Knowsley

Party

Labour

Address as

Mr Howarth

Contact details

Westminster

House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 6902
Fax: 020 7219 0495
george.howarth.mp@parliament.uk

Constituency

Lathom House, North Mersey Business Centre, Woodward Road, Kirkby, L33 7UY
Tel: 0151-546 9918
Fax: 0151-546 9918

Biography

Electoral history

Member Knowsley North 13 November 1986 by-election to 1997, for Knowsley North and Sefton East 1997-2010, for Knowsley since 6 May 2010 general election

Parliamentary career

Opposition Spokesperson for: the Environment 1989-92, Environmental Protection 1993-94, Home Affairs 1994-97; Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State: Home Office 1997-99, Northern Ireland Office 1999-2001; Member Intelligence and Security Committee 2008-

Party groups

Chair, Knowsley South Labour Party 1981-85; Secretary, Knowsley Borough District Labour Party 1977-80; Member, North West Region Executive, Labour Party 1981-84

Select committees

Member: Public Accounts 2002-03, Modernisation of the House of Commons 2005-10; Chair: Armed Forces Bill 2005-06; Member: Joint Committee on Conventions 2006, Chairmen's Panel/Panel of Chairs 2009-, Finance and Services 2012-

Councils, public bodies

Councillor Huyton Urban District Council 1971-75; Knowsley Borough Council: Councillor 1975-86, Deputy Leader 1982-83

Political interests

Housing, environment, crime, disorder

Countries of interest

Middle East, South Africa

General Election 2010 - Knowsley

Name Party Votes %
Howarth, George Lab 31650 70.61%
Clucas, Flo Lib Dem 5964 13.31%
Dunne, David Con 4004 8.94%
Greenhalgh, Steven BNP 1895 4.23%
Rundle, Anthony UKIP 1145 2.56%
Result Lab Hold (0.36% from Lab to Lib Dem)