Lucy Powell

MP, Manchester Central

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Manchester Central Labour

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How Lucy Powell voted
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  • Voted moderately against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted very strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted very strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Source
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Lucy Powell never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • [Sir Roger Gale in the Chair] — Nursery Schools 9 Sep 2014

    I do not know whether the Minister has met some of this year’s cohort on the course, but many have come to me to complain that they were misled about the course because they thought that they would have the same pay and status as if they had done the other available course for full qualified teaching status. I appreciate the impact on the sector of looking at these issues, but we must...
  • [Sir Roger Gale in the Chair] — Nursery Schools 9 Sep 2014

    I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for North West Durham (Pat Glass) on calling this important debate on an issue that I know she has long campaigned about. I will adopt her spirit and approach the debate in a non-partisan fashion. The two speeches we have heard have shown that that spirit is being maintained. I also welcome the Minister to the Front Bench. We have had an exchange of...
  • [Sir Roger Gale in the Chair] — Nursery Schools 9 Sep 2014

    I thank the hon. Gentleman, and yes, the Minister obviously is very youthful—more so than me, clearly. This debate on nursery schools is important because they have become the poor cousin in the sector. They fall between two stools: they are not considered to be schools in many legislative frameworks, nor are they like other nursery providers in the sector, as others have said. The...

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Labour MP for Manchester Central

Entered House of Commons on 16 November 2012 — Byelection

Topics of interest

  • Education
  • Treasury
  • Health
  • Culture Media and Sport
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Children: Day Care
  • Nurseries
  • Working Hours
  • Private Sector
  • Pre-school Education

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Education)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Transport Committee (26 Nov 2012 to 4 Nov 2013)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.

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 15 April 2014)
(a) Name of donor: The Co-operative Party
(a) Address of donor: 77 Weston Street, London SE1 3SD
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,520
(a) Donor status: registered party
(a) (Registered 16 April 2014)
9. Shareholdings
Shareholder and unremunerated director of company New Road Management which owns the freehold of 6 flats on Camberwell New Road, London. (Registered 13 December 2012)

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