A selection of Ian Lucas’s votes
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Generally voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
0 votes for, 6 votes against, 3 absences, between 2011–2019.
Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
4 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2007–2016.
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
2 votes for, 41 votes against, 12 absences, between 2014–2016.
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
91 votes for, 18 votes against, 38 absences, between 2006–2019.
Consistently voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
1 vote for, 6 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2016.
Absences for this policy may be affected COVID-19 restrictions.
Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
11 votes for, 0 votes against, 4 absences, between 2011–2016.
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It is a pleasure to follow the right hon. Member for Broadland (Mr Simpson); I will miss him at breakfast time. My late father’s birthday was on 5 November. My father, Colin Lucas, and my mother, Alice Lucas, were profound influences on me and they taught me some very basic values. They taught me to tell the truth, to respect the law and always to listen to other people. I do that, and...
Absolutely I agree. I fundamentally believe that we should implement all the recommendations of the ICO and the Electoral Commission, because the legal structure under which we are fighting the election is open to electoral fraud. That is the position in which we are going into the general election. On electoral fraud, I want to refer to some correspondence that Dominic Cummings sent to...
We know that there was overseas interference in the US presidential election and the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee in its disinformation report last year called for an independent inquiry based on evidence that we produced to the Government. That request to the Government was rejected, and is not the problem that this decision to withhold this report is part of a course of...
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Former Labour MP for Wrexham
Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 6 November 2019 — Dissolved for election
Topics of interest
Ian Lucas campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Home Department
- Work and Pensions
- Democratic Republic of Congo
Other offices held in the past
- Member, DCMS Sub-Committee on Disinformation (12 Mar 2019 to 6 Nov 2019)
- Member, European Statutory Instruments Committee (18 Jul 2018 to 6 Nov 2019)
- Member, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 12 Sep 2017)
- Member, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
- Member, Procedure Committee (13 Jul 2015 to 7 Nov 2016)
- Member, Culture, Media and Sport Committee ( 8 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
- Shadow Minister (Defence) (20 Oct 2014 to 18 Sep 2015)
- Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) ( 7 Oct 2011 to 20 Oct 2014)
- Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) ( 8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
- Shadow Minister (Business and Regulatory Reform) (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) (Business and Regulatory Reform) ( 9 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
- PPS (Rt Hon Liam Byrne, Minister of State), Cabinet Office (16 Oct 2008 to 17 Dec 2008)
- Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) ( 5 Oct 2008 to 9 Jun 2009)
- Member, Draft Constitutional Renewal Bill (Joint Committee) ( 1 May 2008 to 22 Jul 2008)
- PPS (Mr Liam Byrne, Minister of State), HM Treasury (29 Jan 2008 to 29 Sep 2008)
- PPS (Mr Liam Byrne, Minister of State), Home Office (28 Jun 2007 to 16 Oct 2008)
- Member, Public Accounts Committee ( 4 Jun 2007 to 8 Nov 2007)
- PPS (Bill Rammell, Minister of State), Department for Education and Skills (10 Nov 2005 to 6 Sep 2006)
- Member, Transport Committee (13 Jan 2003 to 12 Jul 2005)
- Member, Procedure Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 24 Jun 2002)
- Member, Environmental Audit Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 20 Oct 2003)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 5 Nov 2019.
Name of donor: Tunisian National Tourism Office UK and Ireland
Address of donor: Third Floor, 111 Baker Street, London W1U 6SG
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation, travel, food and drink, with a value of £2,312.41
Destination of visit: Tunis, Tunisia
Dates of visit: 6 - 9 November 2018
Purpose of visit: Delegation as part of the APPG
on Tunisia, to strengthen bilateral relations between UK and Tunisian Parliamentarians and respective democratic institutions.
(Registered 30 November 2018)
Solicitor (non-practising). (Registered 06 November 2009)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Norah Lucas, as part-time Secretary.
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