Lucy Powell

MP, Manchester Central

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Manchester Central Labour/Co-operative

Lucy Powell’s voting in Parliament

Lucy Powell is a Labour/Co-operative MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour/Co-operative MPs.

This is a selection of Lucy Powell’s votes.

  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Consistently voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Generally voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Almost always voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Generally voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes

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Lucy Powell occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Labour/Co-operative MP for Manchester Central

Entered the House of Commons on 16 November 2012 — Byelection

Party was Labour until 30 Mar 2015

Topics of interest

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

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Education (since 14 Sep 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office (5 Nov 2014 to 14 Sep 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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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 28 Sep 2015.

6. Land and property: (i) value over £100,000 (ii) rental income of over £10,000 a year
Since June 2015, I rent out a room in my London flat; (i) and (ii) (Registered 04 September 2015)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Shareholder and unremunerated director of company New Road Management which owns the freehold of 6 flats on Camberwell New Road, London, in one of which I live (updated 2 June 2015). (Registered 13 December 2012)

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