Ian Lucas’s voting in Parliament
Ian Lucas is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
This is a selection of Ian Lucas’s votes.
Generally voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
0 votes for, 4 votes against, 3 absences, between 2010–2018
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
2 votes for, 40 votes against, 12 absences, between 2014–2016
Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
3 votes for, 10 votes against, 1 absence, between 2003–2016
Almost always voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
3 votes for, 18 votes against, 5 absences, between 2010–2015
Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
0 votes for, 12 votes against, between 2013–2016
Generally voted against university tuition fees Show votes
3 votes for, 6 votes against, 4 absences, between 2004–2017
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Last updated: 12 Sep 2018
May we have an urgent debate on predatory business takeovers? Until yesterday, constituents of mine had been taking forward a business called DTCC—originally called Avox—for 10 years, but a company called Refinitiv has taken over the business, immediately making 300 people redundant and offshoring the jobs to India. May we have an urgent discussion about appalling business...
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many households occupied by at least one person over 75 were in receipt of a free television licence by constituency in the most recent period for which figures are available.
The appalling murder of Nicholas Churton last year in my constituency highlighted deficiencies in both policing and the probation service; at Prime Minister’s questions today we heard about deficiencies in Wolverhampton, too. There is a widespread increase in violent crime, which is having a direct impact on the lives of our constituents. Will the Minister ensure that that message is...
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Labour MP for Wrexham
Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General 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
Currently held offices
- Member, European Statutory Instruments Committee (since 18 Jul 2018)
- Member, Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 12 Sep 2017)
- 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)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 62 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Ian Lucas’s speeches
- Has received answers to 76 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 68.33% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 14 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 476 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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