Mark Lazarowicz

Edinburgh North and Leith Labour

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How Mark Lazarowicz voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
  • Voted strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
  • Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of LordsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition feesDetails

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Mark Lazarowicz hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Asylum Seekers (Support) 10 Apr 2014

    If the level of support was right in 2011, it is hard to believe that, given the increase in basic living standard costs over the past three years, it is still right in 2014. Would it not be sensible to agree an interim increase at this stage, pending the review that, as the Minister said, will take at least some months?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Universities 10 Apr 2014

    Universities in Scotland—in Edinburgh, in particular—contribute substantially to the UK’s research community, as most spectacularly exemplified recently by Professor Higgs. At the same time, universities in Scotland receive 15% of UK research funding, as is right and proper given their achievements. Would it not be a tragedy if that support and co-operation were put at risk...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Clause 11 — Tax relief for married couples and civil partners 9 Apr 2014

    I am grateful to my hon. Friend for giving way and for making such powerful points. When these points are put to the Government, they always say that the financial circumstances are such that there must be cutbacks somewhere. Is it not ironic that the Government are putting forward a policy that is so badly thought out that if anyone were asked to choose a priority for public spending, this...

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Labour MP for Edinburgh North and Leith


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Topics of interest

  • International Development
  • Transport
  • Trade and Industry
  • Treasury
  • Work and Pensions
  • Telephone Helplines
  • Departmental Telephone Services
  • Fair Trade Fortnight
  • Air Services
  • Climate Change

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (International Development) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
  • Member, Draft Constitutional Renewal Bill (Joint Committee) (7 May 2008 to 27 Nov 2008)
  • PPS (David Cairns, Minister of State), Scotland Office (28 Jun 2007 to 17 Sep 2008)
  • Member, Draft Climate Change Bill (Joint Committee) (27 Apr 2007 to 3 Jun 2008)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (16 Jan 2007 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)

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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 102 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 37 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 74.51% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 12 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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.
  • 108 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Mark Lazarowicz’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 537 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Apr 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for participation in opinion surveys. Payments used towards cost of my parliamentary newsletter.
Payment of £300 for participation in opinion surveys in April 2012, July 2012, January 2013 and February 2013. Hours:  2 hrs. (Registered 11 April 2013)
Payment of £75 for participation in opinion survey in October 2013. Hours:  30 mins. (Registered 19 November 2013)
Payment of £75 for participation in opinion survey in January 2014. Hours:  30 mins. (Registered 17 March 2014)
Payment of £192.06 received from Authors’ Licensing & Collecting Society, The Writers' House, 13 Haydon Street, London, EC3N 1DB for outstanding book royalties. No additional hours worked. (Registered 6 March 2013)
£139.13 received. (Registered 2 April 2014)
11. Miscellaneous
Member, Faculty of Advocates (non-practising).
Unpaid Board Member of Leith Museum Company Limited and (until 28 February 2014) Edinburgh Community Energy Co-operative Limited, for both of which I have from time to time solicited financial support. (Updated 3 March 2014)

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