Ivan Lewis

MP, Bury South

Bury South Labour

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Last updated: 22 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Budget Resolutions - Amendment of the Law 13 Mar 2017

    The test of the Budget should be whether it tackles the big challenges facing our country now and in future. I shall focus on three of those challenges: the need for support for business to alleviate the inevitable uncertainty that will prevail throughout the Brexit negotiations; the need to tackle the inequality that is dividing our society more each and every day; and the need to provide...
  • Housing Benefits (18 to 21-Year-Olds) 7 Mar 2017

    Last Thursday, as part of the work I am doing on behalf of my right hon. Friend the Member for Leigh (Andy Burnham) on homelessness in Greater Manchester, I went around the streets of the city centre of Manchester and was shocked to see the risk that young people face from the dealing of psychoactive substances and the threat that they face from violence. Does the hon. Lady not understand...
  • Supply and Appropriation (Anticipation and Adjustments) Bill: Bus Services Bill [Lords] 1 Mar 2017

    Having agreed to insert free bus passes for 16 and 17-year-olds in our manifesto in the run-up to the next general election, will my hon. Friend also agree to insert some words saying that we will allow local authorities, if appropriate, to set up their own municipal bus companies? It is purely a matter of ideology, which is why we had deregulation of buses in the first place. The Government...

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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

Ivan Lewis campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

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

Currently held offices

  • Member, International Development Sub-Committee on the Work of the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (since 21 Feb 2017)
  • Member, International Development Committee (since 20 Feb 2017)

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 12 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Ivan Lewis’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 50 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 46.71% 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") 607 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 20 Mar 2017.

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)
Name of donor: Sir David Garrard
Address of donor: private

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

Date received: 29 September 2016

Date accepted: 29 September 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 01 November 2016)

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