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 very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Source
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
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Mark Lazarowicz hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Broadband — [Sir Alan Meale in the Chair] 4 Mar 2015

    I congratulate the hon. Member for Tiverton and Honiton (Neil Parish) on securing the debate. I want to give a different perspective on the issue of broadband coverage, coming as I do from one of the most concentrated urban areas in Scotland. At first sight, it might seem strange that someone from a constituency that has superfast broadband to a degree that colleagues would be envious of...
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum 2 Mar 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 27 January 2015 to Question 222300, when she plans to announce the content of the inserts to be made by Member States in the Directive identifying the national authority to which appeals and reviews must be lodged and the time limits for doing so; which that national authority is; and what the time limits are.
  • [Mr Graham Brady in the Chair] — Backbench Business — Low Carbon Energy Generation 26 Feb 2015

    I also welcome today’s announcement, particularly in relation to the Neart na Gaoithe wind farm in the firth of Forth. I take the hon. Gentleman’s point about cost, but surely he would agree that only through a substantial increase in the volume of offshore wind will there be any possibility of the price falling. I also take his point about consumption, but savings can be made...

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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

Currently held offices

  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee

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)
  • Member, Draft Constitutional Renewal Bill (Joint Committee) (1 May 2008 to 22 Jul 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, Draft Climate Change Bill (Joint Committee) (18 Mar 2007 to 3 Aug 2007)
  • 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, Modernisation of the House of Commons (13 Jul 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (16 Dec 2002 to 12 Jul 2005)
  • Member, Regulatory Reform (16 Jul 2001 to 12 Jul 2005)
  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 10 Feb 2003)

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  • Has spoken in 76 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 22 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 74.63% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 13 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.
  • 127 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Mark Lazarowicz’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 573 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 23 Feb 2015.

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 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 received for participation in an opinion survey in May 2014. Hours: 30 mins. Payment donated to constituency party. (Registered 30 May 2014)
28 November 2014, £75 received for participation in an opinion survey in October 2014. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 28 November 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)
Fees from Ipsos MORI ,9-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY, for opinion surveys. 
Payment of £200 received. Hours: 1 hr. Payment donated to local organisation. (Registered 8 October 2014)
4. Sponsorships
(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by the party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: Unite the Union
(a) Address of donor: Unite House, 128 Theobalds Road, London WC1X 8TN
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000
(a) Donor status: trade union
(a) (Registered 4 June 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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