Lucy Powell

Former MP, Manchester Central

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Manchester Central Labour

A selection of Lucy Powell's votes

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  • Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Details
  • Voted moderately against reducing central government funding of local government Details
  • Voted moderately against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Details
  • Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Details
  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Details
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Details

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Lucy Powell never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Fraud 26 Mar 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what estimate he has made of the cost of (a) fraud and (b) financial error in (i) his Department, (ii) its executive agencies and (iii) its non-departmental public bodies in each of the last five years.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Cabinet Office: Topical Questions 25 Mar 2015

    With your permission, Mr Speaker, I would like to pay tribute to the right hon. Gentleman, given that this is likely to be his last appearance in this place. He has a long record of public service, which he has always pursued with principle, dignity and drive. Even when it has not served his own career, he has never been afraid to speak out, and I have always respected him for having a clear...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Government Efficiency and Reform 23 Mar 2015

    I thank the right hon. Gentleman for advance sight of his statement. His statement today has a little bit more content than his empty statement of two weeks ago, but only a little bit more. One has to wonder again why it is that I keep being called to this House for his statements. Is it perhaps because he wants to continue his very long career of public office in the other place after May...

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Former Labour MP for Manchester Central

Entered House of Commons on 16 November 2012 — Byelection

Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Education
  • Treasury
  • Cabinet Office
  • Health
  • Culture Media and Sport
  • Children: Day Care
  • Employment Agencies
  • Nurseries
  • Families
  • Staff

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office (5 Nov 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Education) (7 Oct 2013 to 5 Nov 2014)
  • Member, Transport Committee (26 Nov 2012 to 4 Nov 2013)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 21 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 176 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 52.95% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 2 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below 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.
  • 85 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 31 times in debates — well 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 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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