Ian Lucas

MP, Wrexham

Wrexham Labour

Ian Lucas’s voting in Parliament

Ian Lucas is a Labour MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

This is a selection of Ian Lucas’s votes.

  • Almost always voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Consistently voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Generally voted against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Almost always voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Ian Lucas’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Ian Lucas’s full vote analysis page for more.

Ian Lucas never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Opposition Day — [11th Allotted Day]: HMRC Office Closures 24 Nov 2015

    Will the Minister give way?
  • Opposition Day — [11th Allotted Day]: HMRC Office Closures 24 Nov 2015

    I say to the Minister that this was an absolutely appalling announcement. It was appalling in the way it was done. I was sitting in a conference at 2.14 pm—I thank my hon. Friend the Member for Bootle (Peter Dowd) for reminding me of the time—with two Tory Ministers talking to us in north Wales about rebalancing the economy when I received a missive, not from a Minister or the...
  • Opposition Day — [11th Allotted Day]: HMRC Office Closures 24 Nov 2015

    I am grateful to the hon. Gentleman, and I commend him—which, I think, is a first in the 14 years I have been here—for his excellent speech. The points that he made mirrored many of the points I have been making and intend to make. It makes no sense whatsoever for the Government to approach the issue in the way they have. I shall speak specifically about Wrexham because I am here...

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Labour MP for Wrexham

Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election


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Topics of interest

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Home Department
  • Work and Pensions
  • Health
  • Justice
  • Libya
  • Remploy
  • Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Syria
  • Ministers

Currently held offices

  • Member, Procedure Committee (since 13 Jul 2015)
  • Member, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (since 8 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Defence) (20 Oct 2014 to 18 Sep 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (7 Oct 2011 to 20 Oct 2014)
  • Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
  • Shadow Minister (Business and Regulatory Reform) (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) (Business and Regulatory Reform) (9 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Liam Byrne, Minister of State), Cabinet Office (16 Oct 2008 to 17 Dec 2008)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (5 Oct 2008 to 9 Jun 2009)
  • Member, Draft Constitutional Renewal Bill (Joint Committee) (1 May 2008 to 22 Jul 2008)
  • PPS (Mr Liam Byrne, Minister of State), HM Treasury (29 Jan 2008 to 29 Sep 2008)
  • PPS (Mr Liam Byrne, Minister of State), Home Office (28 Jun 2007 to 16 Oct 2008)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (4 Jun 2007 to 8 Nov 2007)
  • PPS (Bill Rammell, Minister of State), Department for Education and Skills (10 Nov 2005 to 6 Sep 2006)
  • Member, Transport Committee (13 Jan 2003 to 12 Jul 2005)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 24 Jun 2002)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 20 Oct 2003)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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More about this

  • Has spoken in 60 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 158 written questions in the last year — well above 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 68.18% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 14 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 68 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Ian Lucas’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 396 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Nov 2015.

8. Miscellaneous
Solicitor (non-practising). (Registered 06 November 2009)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Norah Lucas, as part-time Secretary.

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