Ivan Lewis

MP, Bury South

Bury South Labour

Ivan Lewis campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Ivan Lewis’s voting in Parliament

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

This is a selection of Ivan Lewis’s votes.

  • Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
  • Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Almost always voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes

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

Ivan Lewis has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

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Labour MP for Bury South

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

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Topics of interest

  • International Development
  • Culture Media and Sport
  • Northern Ireland
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Northern Ireland Office
  • Overseas Aid
  • St Helena: Airports
  • Arms Trade
  • Consultants
  • Procurement

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (7 Oct 2013 to 14 Sep 2015)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for International Development (7 Oct 2011 to 7 Oct 2013)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
  • Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
  • Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (9 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for International Development (5 Oct 2008 to 5 Jun 2009)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Health) (Care Services) (5 May 2006 to 5 Oct 2008)
  • The Economic Secretary to the Treasury (10 May 2005 to 5 May 2006)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Education and Skills) (Skills and Vocational Education) (11 Jun 2001 to 10 May 2005)
  • Member, Health Committee (1 Feb 1999 to 13 Dec 1999)
  • Member, Deregulation Committee (29 Jul 1997 to 16 Apr 1999)

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  • Has spoken in 8 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Ivan Lewis’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 38 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 41.96% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 31 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 134 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Ivan Lewis’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 598 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Sep 2016.

2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Sir Trevor Chinn
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000 to support my mayoral campaign

Date received: 21 March 2016

Date accepted: 21 March 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 23 March 2016)
Name of donor: Len Collinson
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000 to support my mayoral campaign

Date received: 19 April 2016

Date accepted: 19 April 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 28 April 2016)
Name of donor: Sir Trevor Chinn
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000 to support my mayoral campaign

Date received: 22 April 2016

Date accepted: 22 April 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 28 April 2016)
Name of donor: Sir Trevor Chinn
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000 to support my mayoral campaign

Date received: 16 May 2016

Date accepted: 16 May 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 31 May 2016)
Name of donor: Dov Hamburger
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500 to support my mayoral campaign

Date received: 26 May 2016

Date accepted: 26 May 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 16 June 2016)
Name of donor: Herzl Hamburger
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500 to support my mayoral campaign

Date received: 26 May 2016

Date accepted: 26 May 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 16 June 2016)
Name of donor: Maurice Watkins
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000 to support my mayoral campaign

Date received: 10 June 2016

Date accepted: 10 June 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 16 June 2016)
Name of donor: Green Bay Capital Ltd
Address of donor: 2nd Floor, 145-157 St John Street, London EC1V 4PY

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 to support my mayoral campaign

Date received: 11 July 2016

Date accepted: 11 July 2016

Donor status: company, registration 07803392

(Registered 21 July 2016)
Name of donor: Michael Edelson
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000 towards my mayoral campaign

Date received: 7 July 2016

Date accepted: 7 July 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 25 July 2016)
Name of donor: Jon Manson
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 towards my mayoral campaign

Date received: 8 July 2016

Date accepted: 8 July 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 25 July 2016)
Name of donor: David Mond
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000 towards my mayoral campaign

Date received: 24 May 2016

Date accepted: 25 July 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 25 July 2016)
Name of donor: Simon Margolis
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000 towards my mayoral campaign

Date received: 28 July 2016

Date accepted: 28 July 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 August 2016)

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