Lucy Powell

MP, Manchester Central

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Manchester Central Labour

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How Lucy Powell voted
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  • Has never voted on paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Has never voted on removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted moderately against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted moderately against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
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Lucy Powell never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Travel 18 Dec 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how much his Department has spent on (a) taxis, (b) first class train tickets and (c) business class air travel in each of the last five years.
  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Fraud 18 Dec 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, 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.
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Fraud 18 Dec 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate she has made of the cost of (a) fraud and (b) financial error in (i) her Department, (ii) its executive agencies and (iii) its non-departmental public bodies in each of the last five years.

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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
  • Families
  • Working Hours
  • Staff

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office

Other offices held in the past

  • 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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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Dec 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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