Ivan Lewis

MP, Bury South

Bury South Labour

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How Ivan Lewis voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately against increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted moderately against encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted moderately for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
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Ivan Lewis never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Psni 28 Jan 2015

    The Conservative party seems to want to introduce new protocols to the House, believing everything in The Sun and demanding that the Labour party take responsibility for problems that are clearly the responsibility of the Government. Yesterday, the Secretary of State was unable to tell us how long it would take the PSNI to review the case of all those covered by the on-the-runs scheme. When...
  • Psni: Stormont House Agreement 28 Jan 2015

    The Stormont House agreement states that corporation tax devolution will not take place until 2017, subject to various conditions, so will the Secretary of State tell the House what tangible benefits the economic pact has so far delivered to Northern Ireland’s economy? When did she last meet the Business Secretary and the Foreign Secretary to talk about how the UK Government can support...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Corporation Tax (Northern Ireland) Bill 27 Jan 2015

    I pay tribute to the right hon. Gentleman for the work that he did in Northern Ireland. People have a great deal of respect for the contribution that he made. May I ask the right hon. Gentleman a specific question? If, at the same time as corporation tax is devolved, the skills budget is slashed and there is inadequate investment in Northern Ireland’s infrastructure, what will the...

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Labour MP for Bury South

Entered House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • International Development
  • Culture Media and Sport
  • Northern Ireland
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Treasury
  • Overseas Aid
  • St Helena: Airports
  • Arms Trade
  • Consultants
  • Procurement

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Secretary of State for International Development (7 Oct 2011 to 7 Oct 2013)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
  • Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
  • Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs), Foreign and Commonwealth Office (13 Oct 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Minister of State ( Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs), Foreign & Commonwealth Office (10 Jun 2009 to 13 Oct 2009)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for International Development (6 Oct 2008 to 10 Jun 2009)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Care Services), Department of Health (13 Jul 2007 to 6 Oct 2008)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department of Health (8 May 2006 to 13 Jul 2007)
  • Economic Secretary, HM Treasury (11 May 2005 to 8 May 2006)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Education and Skills (4 Nov 2004 to 11 May 2005)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Skills and Vocational Education), Department for Education and Skills (10 Sep 2004 to 4 Nov 2004)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Education and Skills (11 Jun 2001 to 10 Sep 2004)

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  • Has spoken in 11 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 151 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 59.01% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 31 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 589 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

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