Ian Lavery

MP, Wansbeck

Wansbeck Labour

Ian Lavery’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Ian Lavery sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Ian Lavery consistently voted against requiring the mass retention of information about communications, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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

Ian Lavery has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Safety in Custody and Violence in Prisons 9 May 2016

    I thank the Minister for an amicable meeting last week about HMP Northumberland. The common denominator throughout the whole prison estate across the country is simply a lack of manpower. That is causing the violence—whether it be prisoner on prisoner or prisoner on staff—mental health issues and the problems with alcohol, “spice” or whatever. The Minister has said...
  • North East Ambulance Service — [Mr Adrian Bailey in the Chair] 4 May 2016

    Will the Minister give way?
  • North East Ambulance Service — [Mr Adrian Bailey in the Chair] 4 May 2016

    I thank the Minister for allowing the intervention. She mentioned the fact that we will probably be fully operational by April 2017. Will she guarantee the people of the north-east that she will take action to ensure that the NEAS will look after the people in our area in the intervening period?

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Profile

Labour MP for Wansbeck

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Justice
  • Department for Transport
  • Treasury
  • Transport
  • Work and Pensions
  • Rio Tinto Group
  • Prison Service
  • Probation
  • Revenue and Customs
  • East Coast Railway Line

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office) (since 18 Sep 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Energy and Climate Change Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 26 Oct 2015)
  • Member, Draft Deregulation Bill (Joint Committee) (10 Jul 2013 to 11 Dec 2013)
  • Member, Energy and Climate Change Committee (2 Nov 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 24 Oct 2011)
  • Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 56 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Ian Lavery’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 67 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2014, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 74.35% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 4 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 15–16 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 76 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Ian Lavery’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 225 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 16 May 2016.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: RMT
Address of donor: 39 Chalton Street, London NW1 1JD

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000, received and accepted on 12 March 2015

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 05 June 2015)
Name of donor: Fire Brigades Union
Address of donor: Bradley House, 68 Coombe Road, Kingston upon Thames KT2 7AE

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 received and accepted on 5 April 2015

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 05 June 2015)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Unite the Union
Address of donor: 128 Theobald's Road, Holborn, London WC1X 8TN

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation and subsistence with a value of £1,780.97

Destination of visit: Qatar

Date of visit: 19-23 January 2016

Purpose of visit: fact finding visit to migrant labour camps in the country.

(Registered 04 March 2016)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Hilary Lavery, as Senior Secretary.

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