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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  • Has never voted on raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions Source
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Lynne Featherstone hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Ministerial Statements — International Development: Tackling Violence Against Women and Girls Overseas 16 Oct 2014

    I am pleased to take this opportunity to update the House on my work as ministerial champion for tackling violence against women and girls overseas. We enter the autumn after a summer of work that the UK can be proud of, continuing to take a leading role on tackling violence against women and girls; and working alongside all the tireless campaigners who have made this their lives’ work....
  • Written Answers — International Development: West Africa 11 Sep 2014

    The current outbreak of Ebola poses a serious public health risk to West Africa and is deeply concerning. The UK is taking a leading role in working with the countries affected and with the international community to ensure that the current Ebola outbreak is contained and help reaches those in need. In total, over 25 million of British funding is supporting the global effort to contain...
  • Written Answers — International Development: Sudan 10 Sep 2014

    The UK remains extremely concerned about the humanitarian situation in eastern Sudan. The needs assessment carried out to inform the 2014 UN response showed that health and nutrition indicators were above emergency thresholds in many locations and access to services was extremely poor. A UK funded UNICEF national nutrition survey revealed large numbers of children were suffering from acute...

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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 Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for International Development

Other offices held in the past

  • 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 17 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 65.46% 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") 268 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Oct 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)
8. Land and Property
House in London. (Registered 29 January 2013)

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