Emma Lewell-Buck

MP, South Shields

South Shields Labour

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Emma Lewell-Buck’s voting in Parliament

Emma Lewell-Buck is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

This is a selection of Emma Lewell-Buck’s votes.

  • Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs
  • Consistently voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Consistently voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
  • Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Generally voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Emma Lewell-Buck’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Emma Lewell-Buck’s full vote analysis page for more.

Emma Lewell-Buck has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Elected Mayors 14 Jun 2016

    I do not want to upset the Minister, but we were talking about the Chancellor, not him.
  • Elected Mayors 14 Jun 2016

    The Minister will recall that we spoke in a recent debate on devolution in East Anglia. The issue there was that the Government were not allowing those areas to decide the geography. How does he explain the point he just made in light of that?
  • Elected Mayors 14 Jun 2016

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Ms Dorries. I thank my hon. Friend the Member for Ellesmere Port and Neston (Justin Madders) for doing a sterling job in opening this important debate and for highlighting the very real concerns that exist not just in his area but, as the Minister well knows, right across the country in relation to the Government’s imposition of a...

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Labour MP for South Shields

Entered the House of Commons on 3 May 2013 — Byelection

Topics of interest

  • Department of Health
  • Education
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Department for Education
  • Department for Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Performance Appraisal
  • Surveys
  • Social Services: Children
  • Children: Social Services
  • Funeral Payments

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government) (since 6 Jan 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Work and Pensions Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 1 Feb 2016)
  • Member, Draft Protection of Charities Bill (Joint Committee) (6 Nov 2014 to 3 Feb 2015)
  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (10 Jun 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Jun 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for opinion surveys. All fees are paid direct to my office's account. (Updated 28 January 2016)
21 August 2015, £30 received for completing a survey in July 2015. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 20 January 2016)
20 October 2015, £75 received for completing a survey on 5 September 2015. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 20 January 2016)
31 December 2015, £75 received for completing a survey in October 2015. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 20 January 2016)
Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT, for opinion surveys. All fees are paid direct to my office's account. (Updated 28 January 2016)
February 2015, £100 received for completing a survey in January 2015. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 13 January 2016)
14 March 2015, £80 received for completing two surveys in February 2015. Hours: 1 hr in total. (Registered 13 January 2016)
20 October 2015, £50 received for completing a survey in September 2015. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 13 January 2016)
17 November 2015, £80 received for completing a survey in October 2015. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 13 January 2016)
21 December 2015, £30 received for completing a survey in November 2015. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 13 January 2016)
8. Miscellaneous
Honorary member of the Catholic Union. (Registered 15 September 2015)
From 15 October 2015, trustee of Feeding Britain; a charity concerned with food banks and access to food. (Registered 22 October 2015)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my husband, Simon Buck, as part-time Parliamentary Assistant. (Registered 28 January 2016)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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