Lucy Powell

Manchester Central Labour

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  • Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
  • Has never voted on paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
  • Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails
  • Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
  • Has never voted on a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
  • Voted very strongly against increasing the rate of VATDetails

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Lucy Powell never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Children: Day Care 10 Apr 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how much funding is still available through the childcare business grant scheme; how many grants under that scheme have been allocated in each region; and how many such grants with a value of (a) 250 and (b) 500 have been allocated.
  • Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Culture: Finance 10 Apr 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how much funding his Department and his Department's Executive agencies allocated to museums, galleries and libraries in (a) London and (b) Greater Manchester in each year since 2010.
  • Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Job Creation 10 Apr 2014

    To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office whether the Office for National Statistics includes in its estimate of newly-created private sector jobs those which have been reclassified from public to private sector as a result of privatisation or outsourcing.

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Labour MP for Manchester Central

Topics of interest

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

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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  • Has spoken in 21 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 188 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 48.15% 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 20 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Apr 2014.

6. Overseas visits
Address of donor: PO Box 31966, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): Travel and accommodation with a value of £3,500
Destination of visit: United Arab Emirates
Date of visit: 23-26 March 2013
Purpose of visit: Visit of the UAE All-Party Group, to meet Government Ministers, Members of the Federal National Council and senior business figures together with British diplomats in order to build on the bilateral relationship and promote trade and investment ties.
(Registered 16 April 2013)
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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