How Lucy Powell voted
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Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
Has never voted on a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU 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
Has never voted on removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
Has never voted on paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
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Lucy Powell never rebelled against their party in this parliament
I thank the Minister for her contribution. I absolutely recognise her commitment to ensuring that the better off calculator and similar communications relating to the scheme are available. I hope that she can do so. Some of our wider concerns may not relate to her Department, so that is a slightly trickier point, but I want to push further on enabling the possibility that in future, somebody...
Will the Minister further clarify the point on changes in circumstances and families flipping between the two systems? What constitutes a change in circumstance? How small could such a change be? Could it be a school holiday, a small income change, or entitlement to free hours? How prescriptive will it be?
Absolutely; they are critical. Amendment 6 would allow the Government to introduce regulations to allow for the possibility of top-up payments to be aligned more with universal credit. The amendment will allow us to discuss further some of the issues raised by the Children’s Society and Citizens Advice, among others, about the differing designs of the two schemes, how they will work in...
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Labour MP for Manchester Central
Entered House of Commons on 16 November 2012 — Byelection
Topics of interest
- Culture Media and Sport
- Innovation and Skills
- Children: Day Care
- 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: 13 Oct 2014.
(a) Address of donor: Unite House, 128 Theobalds Road, London WC1X 8TN
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(a) Donor status: registered party
(a) (Registered 16 April 2014)
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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