Ian Lavery

MP, Wansbeck

Wansbeck Labour

A selection of Ian Lavery's votes

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  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Details
  • Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Details
  • Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local government Details
  • Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Details
  • Voted strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Details
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Details

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Ian Lavery never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Women and Equalities: Access to Jobs (Disabled People) 2 Jul 2015

    What assessment she has made of the effectiveness of Government policies in tackling disadvantages faced by disabled people in accessing jobs.
  • Women and Equalities: Access to Jobs (Disabled People) 2 Jul 2015

    During the last Parliament, the Government callously closed the Remploy factories, casting thousands of disabled people out of work. Less than 50% of those people are back in work—many grappling with short-time hours and low pay. What is the Minister doing to improve those horrendously unacceptable figures?
  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: Welfare Tax Credits 2 Jul 2015

    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment HM Revenue and Customs has made of the effect on levels of tax credits compliance of the redeployment of staff of that department to handle tax credits renewal calls.

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Labour MP for Wansbeck

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

Topics of interest

  • Justice
  • Treasury
  • Department for Transport
  • Transport
  • Work and Pensions
  • 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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Last updated: 8 Jun 2015.


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