Ivan Lewis

MP, Bury South

Bury South Labour

Ivan Lewis’s voting in Parliament

Ivan Lewis is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

However, Ivan Lewis sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Ivan Lewis generally voted for university tuition fees, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Ivan Lewis never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Civil Servants: Redundancy 27 Jan 2016

    To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what assessment he has made of the effect of civil service redundancies in the last 12 months on the effectiveness of departments' work.
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: Sudan 7 Jan 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to her Department's fact sheet on the Syrian Resettlement Programme, what the evidential basis is for the Statement that Sudan is primarily a country of transit; what assessment her Department has made of the latest immigration statistics show that, in the year ending September 2015, Sudan was the country from which the...
  • Flooding 5 Jan 2016

    I want to record my thanks to the magnificent team of community volunteers led by Steve Houghton-Burnett, to Bury council, to local Labour councillors and to the emergency services, all of whom provided tremendous support for flood victims in Radcliffe, in my constituency. Can the Secretary of State explain how a Government who talk about a northern powerhouse can allow disproportionate cuts...

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Labour MP for Bury South

Entered the 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
  • Northern Ireland Office
  • Overseas Aid
  • St Helena: Airports
  • Arms Trade
  • Consultants
  • Procurement

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (7 Oct 2013 to 14 Sep 2015)
  • 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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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More about this

  • Has spoken in 8 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 26 written questions in the last year — 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 53.48% 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.
  • 138 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Ivan Lewis’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 596 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Dec 2015.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Deloitte LLP
Address of donor: 19 Bedford Street, Belfast BT2 7EJ

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

Date of receipt: 1 December 2014

Date of acceptance: 1 December 2014

Donor status: limited liability partnership

(Registered 26 January 2015)
Name of donor: Penmarric Properties Ltd
Address of donor: Suite One, Courthill House, 66 Water Lane, Wilmslow SK9 5AP

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Donor status: company, registration 01099865

(Registered 04 June 2015)
Name of donor: Mr Joshua Rowe
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 04 June 2015)
Name of donor: London and City Credit Corporate
Address of donor: 1st Floor, Nelson House, Park Road, Timperley WA14 5B2

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: company, registration 03246436

(Registered 04 June 2015)
8. Miscellaneous
On 4 June 2015 I received £15,100 from News Group Newspapers, 3 Thomas More Square, London E98 1XY. This was in settlement of an action in relation to phone hacking. (Registered 29 July 2015)

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