Members of Parliament

Current MPs

Political party
Labour Party
Information
Date:
16 May 2014
Contact details
Parliament Office
Private Bag 18888
Parliament Buildings
Wellington 6160
Email contacts
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Phil Twyford

Member for Te Atātu, Labour Party

  • Entered Parliament: 28 November 2008
  • Member of the following Parliaments: 49th and 50th

Member for / List Party Date
Te Atātu Labour Party 28 November 2008 -

Current Parliamentary Roles

  • Member, Transport and Industrial Relations Committee
  • Spokesperson, Auckland Issues
  • Spokesperson, Housing
  • Spokesperson, Transport
  • Associate Spokesperson, Environment (cities)

Former Parliamentary Roles

Select Committees

  • Member, Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee: 9 December 2008 - 6 May 2009
  • Member, Local Government and Environment Committee: 6 May 2009 - 21 July 2010
  • Member, Auckland Governance Legislation Committee: 28 May 2009 - 20 October 2011
  • Member, Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee: 21 July 2010 - 9 February 2011
  • Member, Local Government and Environment Committee: 9 February 2011 - 20 October 2011
  • Member, Transport and Industrial Relations Committee: 21 December 2011 - 27 February 2013
  • Member, Social Services Committee: 27 February 2013 – 25 September 2013
  • Member, Local Government and Environment Committee: 25 September 2013 - 28 May 2014

Spokesperson Roles

  • Spokesperson, Disarmament and Arms Control: 20 November 2008 - 3 February 2011
  • Associate Spokesperson, Foreign Affairs (Development Assistance): 20 November 2008 - 3 February 2011
  • Spokesperson, Building and Construction: 5 August 2009 - 19 December 2011
  • Spokesperson, Local Government: 3 February 2011 - 19 December 2011
  • Spokesperson, Transport: 19 December 2011 - 25 February 2013
  • Associate Spokesperson, Environment: 19 December 2011 - 23 September 2013
  • Member, Social Services Committee: 27 February 2013 - 25 September 2013

Education/qualifications

  • Glenfield Primary School
  • Westlake Boys’ High School

Career

• Founding director, Oxfam New Zealand • Director of adovcacy and campaigns, Oxfam International

Community activities

  • Organiser, New Zealand Book Month

Party activities

  • Secretary, Labour Party Policy Council