Stephen Twigg has served as the Labour and Co-operative Member of Parliament for Liverpool, West Derby since 2010 and has been the Chair of the UK House of Commons International Development Select Committee since June 2015. Between 2005 and 2010 he served as Director of the Foreign Policy Centre. He also worked for the Holocaust Centre and the Aegis Trust.
He previously served as Member of Parliament for Enfield Southgate from 1997-2005. His ministerial and shadow ministerial roles have included Deputy Leader of the House of Commons, Education Minister, Shadow Education Secretary, Shadow Foreign Minister and Shadow Justice Minister.