Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament
How Mark Lazarowicz voted on key issues since 2001
- Voted moderately for a transparent ParliamentDetails
- Voted strongly for a smoking banDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted moderately against greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Voted strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
- Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted very strongly for a stricter asylum systemDetails
- Voted very strongly for introducing ID cardsDetails
- Voted very strongly for Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted very strongly against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted strongly for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
- Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails
- Voted strongly for restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHSDetails
- Voted strongly for equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
- Voted moderately against increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted very strongly against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Voted moderately for the hunting banDetails
- Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate changeDetails
- Voted very strongly for introducing foundation hospitalsDetails
- Voted very strongly against an investigation into the Iraq warDetails
- Voted moderately for allowing ministers to intervene in inquestsDetails
- Voted very strongly against reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patientsDetails
More on well-known issues (from the Guardian) & their full record
To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what funding his Department received from the European Commission for projects relating to bees in (a) 2009-10, (b) 2010-11, (c) 2011-12 and (d) 2012-13.
Even if Russia will not agree at this stage to having international monitors in the areas under its control, if the Ukrainian Government agree is there not a case for a rapid deployment of international monitors to other areas of Ukraine, particularly those where there is potential conflict? That may well deter further incursion by Russia and those aligned with it, and will also allow the...
The partnership does indeed offer great potential to Europe and the United States, but, as the Minister will know, there are fears that it could lead to a watering down of workers’ rights and environmental and social protection. What are the Government doing to ensure that that does not happen?
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Labour MP for Edinburgh North and Leith
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Topics of interest
- International Development
- Trade and Industry
- 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)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 101 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 WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 74.40% 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 533 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 24 Feb 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 £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)
Member, Faculty of Advocates (non-practising).
Unpaid Board Member of Leith Museum Company Limited and Edinburgh Community Energy Co-operative Limited, for both of which I have from time to time solicited financial support.
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