Norman Lamb

MP, North Norfolk

North Norfolk Liberal Democrat

Norman Lamb campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Norman Lamb’s voting in Parliament

Norman Lamb is a Liberal Democrat MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Liberal Democrat MPs.

However, Norman Lamb sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Norman Lamb almost always voted against the hunting ban, while most Liberal Democrat MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Norman Lamb generally voted against military action against ISIL (Daesh), while most Liberal Democrat MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Norman Lamb generally voted against use of UK military forces in combat operations overseas, while most Liberal Democrat MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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

Norman Lamb has occasionally rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Lords: Select Committee 13 Dec 2016

    NHS Sustainability Committee: Long-Term Sustainability of the NHS. 3:00 pm; Room 1, Palace of Westminster
    Witnesses: (at 3:05 PM) Mr John Ashworth MP, Shadow Secretary of State of Health, Labour, House of Commons Mr Norman Lamb MP, Spokeperson for Health, Liberal Democrats, House of Commons Dr Philippa Whitford MP, Shadow Westminster Group Leader (Health), SNP, House of Commons (at 4:00 PM) Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP, Secretary of State, Department of Health
  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Pregnancy: Sodium Valproate 7 Dec 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 30 November 2016 to Question 54957, if he will introduce a national compensation fund for people affected by the teratogenic effects of sodium valproate.
  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Hepatitis: Medical Treatments 7 Dec 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what estimate his Department has made of the number of people who are seeking access to NICE-approved hepatitis C therapies but are unable to be initiated onto treatment due to the treatment cap implemented by NHS England.

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Profile

Liberal Democrat MP for North Norfolk

Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Trade and Industry
  • Department of Health
  • Defence
  • Treasury
  • Departmental Sick Leave
  • Iraq
  • Mental Health Services
  • NHS: Finance
  • Departmental Annual Report

Currently held offices

  • Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Health) (since 29 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Minister of State, Department of Health (6 Sep 2012 to 8 May 2015)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills (3 Feb 2012 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (12 May 2010 to 3 Feb 2012)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Health (20 Jul 2006 to 11 May 2010)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (Trade and Industry) (14 Jul 2005 to 20 Jul 2006)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (7 Jan 2003 to 12 Jul 2005)
  • Member, Treasury Sub-committee (7 Jan 2003 to 11 Jul 2005)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Treasury) (18 Jul 2002 to 21 Jul 2005)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (International Development) (19 Jul 2001 to 18 Jul 2002)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 45 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Norman Lamb’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 186 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 45.68% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 15 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 135 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Norman Lamb’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 689 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 21 Nov 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
Chair of West Midlands Mental Health Commission, Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council, Priory Road, Dudley DY1 1HF. I have consulted ACoBA about this appointment. (Registered 04 March 2016)
14 February 2016, received £3,500. Hours: 56 hrs. (Registered 04 March 2016)
1 September 2016, received £12,000 for the period 1 January 2016 to 30 June 2016. Hours: 192 hrs. (Registered 02 November 2016)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: IDTD Services Ltd
Address of donor: Ingram House, Meridian Way, Norwich NR7 0TA

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,000 (registered together with donation accepted on 19 October 2016)

Date received: 19 September 2016

Date accepted: 19 September 2016

Donor status: company, registration 07306304

(Registered 02 November 2016)
Name of donor: IDTD Services Ltd
Address of donor: Ingram House, Meridian Way, Norwich NR7 0TA

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,000 (registered together with donation accepted on 19 September 2016)

Date received: 19 October 2016

Date accepted: 19 October 2016

Donor status: company, registration 07306304

(Registered 02 November 2016)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
I am listed as one of the lessees of the following property, associated with Steele and Co.:
Commercial leasehold property in Norwich: (i) and (ii).
Two flats in London: (i) and (ii). (Registered 16 December 2010; updated 25 February 2014)
8. Miscellaneous
Solicitor (non-practising).
From 1 April 2016, Policy Advisory Board Member, Money and Mental Health Policy Institute, King's Policy Institute. This is an unremunerated post. (Registered 02 November 2016)
From 8 September 2016, Parliamentary Champion for Headway. This is an unremunerated post. (Registered 02 November 2016)
From 12 September 2016, Ambassador for Young Minds. This is an unremunerated post. (Registered 02 November 2016)
From 1 October 2016, Trustee of Think Ahead. This is an unremunerated post. (Registered 02 November 2016)
10. Family members engaged in lobbying the public sector on behalf of a third party or client
My son, Edward Lamb, works as Media and Digital Researcher at GK Strategy (Registered 24 June 2015)

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

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