Ian Lavery

Former MP, Wansbeck

Wansbeck Labour

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  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Details
  • Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Details
  • Voted very strongly against encouraging occupational pensions Details
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Details
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Details
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Details

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Ian Lavery hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Former Labour MP for Wansbeck

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — General election

Topics of interest

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

Other offices held in the past

  • 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)

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  • Has spoken in 57 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 94 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 75.30% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 4 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 69 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 184 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

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 16 April 2014)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: Farm Labor Organising Committee, AFL-CIO
Address of donor: 4354 US Hwy. 117 Alt. S, Dudley, North Carolina, USA
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £2,339.91
Destination of visit: Durham, North Carolina, USA
Date of visit: 25-30 July 2014
Purpose of visit: to meet with tobacco workers and American trade union officials to discuss issues of mutual interest with regards to UK based companies supply chains.
(Registered 8 September 2014)

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