Mark Lazarowicz

MP, Edinburgh North and Leith

Edinburgh North and Leith Labour

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How Mark Lazarowicz voted since 2001
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  • Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
  • Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
  • Voted moderately against increasing the rate of VATDetails
  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails

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Mark Lazarowicz hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Labour MP for Edinburgh North and Leith

Entered House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election

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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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  • Has spoken in 105 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 28 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 74.57% 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.
  • 112 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Mark Lazarowicz’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 546 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 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 £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)
17 April 2014, received £225 for participation in three opinion surveys in June 2013, November 2013 and February 2014. Hours:  90 mins. (Registered 23 April 2014)
16 May 2014, £75.00 received for participation in an opinion survey in May 2014. Hours: 30 mins. Payment donated to constituency party. (Registered 30 May 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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