Ivan Lewis

MP, Bury South

Bury South Labour

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  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Details
  • Voted moderately against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Details
  • Voted moderately against encouraging occupational pensions Details
  • Voted moderately for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Details
  • Voted moderately for a wholly elected House of Lords Details
  • Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Details

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Ivan Lewis

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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 (since 7 Oct 2013)

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 Office) (9 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for International Development (5 Oct 2008 to 5 Jun 2009)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Health) (Care Services) (5 May 2006 to 5 Oct 2008)
  • The Economic Secretary to the Treasury (10 May 2005 to 5 May 2006)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Education and Skills) (Skills and Vocational Education) (11 Jun 2001 to 10 May 2005)
  • Member, Health Committee (1 Feb 1999 to 13 Dec 1999)
  • Member, Deregulation Committee (29 Jul 1997 to 16 Apr 1999)

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  • Has spoken in 11 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 131 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.
  • 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 — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

4. Sponsorships
(b) Support in the capacity as an MP:
(b) Name of donor: Deloitte LLP
(b) Address of donor: 19 Bedford Street, Belfast BT2 7EJ
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: the services of an administrator to support me in my Shadow Cabinet role by assisting with the Heenan-Anderson Commission, from 1 December 2014 to 31 March 2015; value £6,300
(b) Date of receipt: 1 December 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: 1 December 2014
(b) Donor status: limited liability partnership
(b) (Registered 26 January 2015)

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