Karen Buck

MP, Westminster North

Westminster North Labour

Karen Buck’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Karen Buck sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Karen Buck generally voted against the Iraq war, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Karen Buck generally voted for university tuition fees, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Karen Buck

Last updated: 19 Apr 2017

Recent appearances

  • Housing and Social Security 22 Jun 2017

    Is the hon. Gentleman querying the Department for Communities and Local Government’s own statistics, on its website, which show that there has been a 97% drop in the number of social housing completions since 2010? Those figures are there on the website now to be inspected.
  • Housing and Social Security 22 Jun 2017

    I warmly congratulate the hon. Member for Aldershot (Leo Docherty) on a fine maiden speech, and congratulate others who have made maiden speeches today. I hope I may be forgiven for particularly singling out my hon. Friend the new Member for Kensington (Emma Dent Coad), who not only made a fine and moving speech but has had to rise to the kind of challenge that I am not sure anybody has...
  • Housing and Social Security 22 Jun 2017

    My hon. Friend is absolutely right. I and others pushed for that during the statement and at other opportunities. The local authorities, the arm’s length management organisations and other providers must have a guarantee. They must have the bills underwritten both for the inspection process and for any remedial works. I think we have nudged closer to that commitment this afternoon, but...

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Labour MP for Westminster North

Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

Also represented Regent's Park and Kensington North

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Topics of interest

Karen Buck campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Work and Pensions
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Education and Skills
  • Treasury
  • Education
  • Housing Benefit
  • Social Security Benefits
  • Social Rented Housing
  • Homelessness
  • Children: Maintenance

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (28 Oct 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (14 Oct 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Work and Pensions Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Shadow Minister (Education) (7 Oct 2011 to 16 Apr 2013)
  • Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
  • Member, Work and Pensions Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 2 Nov 2010)
  • Chair, London Regional Select Committee (15 Dec 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, London Regional Select Committee (14 Dec 2009 to 15 Dec 2009)
  • Member, Children, Schools and Families Committee (2 Nov 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (17 Jul 2006 to 14 Dec 2009)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport) (10 May 2005 to 16 Mar 2006)
  • Member, Work and Pensions Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 12 Jul 2005)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (3 Dec 1998 to 5 Nov 2001)
  • Member, Social Security Committee (14 Jul 1997 to 11 May 2001)

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Last updated: 2 May 2017.

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