Lynne Featherstone

MP, Hornsey and Wood Green

Hornsey and Wood Green Liberal Democrat

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How Lynne Featherstone voted
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  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
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Lynne Featherstone hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Home Office: Animal Experiments 18 Dec 2014

    We have made a commitment to ban the testing of household products on animals. Although superficially straightforward, this issue has not been easy to resolve. The key issue is around ingredients. We are currently engaging with stakeholders to develop a solution that is workable, but does not have a chain of unforeseen circumstances. Any solution has to be legally viable since we cannot...
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Animal Experiments 18 Dec 2014

    The Home Office does not collect data on the number of animals used in scientific procedures for testing (a) finished household products or (b) household product ingredients. It does however collect data on the number of animals used in procedures undertaken for the testing of substances used in the household, in Great Britain. In 2010 there were 24 animals used in procedures for the...
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Crossbows 18 Dec 2014

    The sale of crossbows is subject to the Crossbows Act 1987, as amended by the Violent Crime Reduction Act 2006. Under this legislation, it is an offence to sell or hire a crossbow, with a draw weight of 1.4 kilogrammes or greater, to persons under the age of 17, and it prohibits persons aged under 17 from possessing a crossbow unless supervised by someone aged 21 or over. The maximum penalty...

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Liberal Democrat MP for Hornsey and Wood Green

Entered House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Home Department
  • Health
  • International Development
  • Education and Skills
  • Treasury
  • Police
  • Departmental Manpower
  • Prisons
  • Departmental Retirement
  • Departmental Pay

Currently held offices

  • The Minister of State, Home Department

Other offices held in the past

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for International Development (6 Sep 2012 to 4 Nov 2014)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department (17 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Government Equalities Office) (12 May 2010 to 26 Apr 2011)
  • Youth and Equality Spokesperson, Cross-Portfolio and Non-Portfolio Responsibilities (6 Mar 2008 to 8 Jan 2009)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for International Development, International Development (19 Dec 2006 to 20 Dec 2007)
  • London, Cross-Portfolio and Non-Portfolio Responsibilities (21 Mar 2006 to 6 Jul 2007)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 24 May 2006)
  • Shadow Minister, Home Affairs (1 Jun 2005 to 19 Dec 2006)

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  • Has spoken in 16 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 65.56% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 8 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 271 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Dec 2014.

4. Sponsorships
(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by my party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: Dominic Mathon
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 6 January 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Mr Martyn Bond
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 9 February 2014)
(a) Name of donors: Ruth and Michael West
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 19 February 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Mr Nick Aleksander
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 26 August 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Alex Sweet
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £8,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 26 August 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Ruth and Michael West
(a) Address of donors: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £8,000
(a) Donor status: individuals
(a) (Registered 16 September 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Della and Dan Hirsch
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £6,000
(a) Donor status: individuals
(a) (Registered 23 September 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Martyn Bond
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 24 September 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Alistair Barr
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 3 November 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Michael Young
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 3 November 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Duncan Greenland
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 3 November 2014)
8. Land and Property
House in London. (Registered 29 January 2013)

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