Ian Lucas

MP, Wrexham

Wrexham Labour

Ian Lucas campaigned to remain in the European Union

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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 encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Consistently voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
  • Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes

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Ian Lucas has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Chilcot Inquiry and Parliamentary Accountability 30 Nov 2016

    Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that Hans Blix, the arms inspector carrying out an inquiry at the time of the vote in March 2003—I was present and voted against intervention—believed at that time that Iraq had weapons of mass destruction?
  • The Secretary of State Was Asked: Leaving the EU 30 Nov 2016

    Inward investment is a key driver of decisions to invest in particular areas, and the manufacturing powerhouse of north-east Wales needs inward investment not only from the private sector but from the Government. Will the Secretary of State put his money where his mouth is and commit the UK Government to matching Welsh Government investment in new infrastructure, including road and rail, in...
  • Digital Economy Bill: Age-verification regulator’s power to direct internet service providers to block access to material 28 Nov 2016

    I strongly support this proposal and the new clause. Constituents have contacted me specifically about this point, because the complexity of the tariffs and the lack of knowledge about what makes up the information and the cost is huge for consumers, and this proposal would be a major step forward for them.

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Labour MP for Wrexham

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

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Home Department
  • Work and Pensions
  • Health
  • Justice
  • Libya
  • Remploy
  • Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Broadband
  • Syria

Currently held offices

  • Member, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (since 8 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Procedure Committee (13 Jul 2015 to 7 Nov 2016)
  • 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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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 66 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Ian Lucas’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 75 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 66.49% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 14 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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.
  • 75 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Ian Lucas’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 431 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 21 Nov 2016.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Friedrich Ebert Stiftung
Address of donor: 44 Charlotte Street, London W1T 2NR

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation, transfers, dinners and beverages; total £670

Destination of visit: Berlin, Germany

Date of visit: 4-6 November 2015

Purpose of visit: shared perspectives for the British-German Alliance

(Registered 03 December 2015)
Name of donor: Ministry of External Affairs, Republic of China (Taiwan)
Address of donor: c/o Taiwan Representative Office in the UK, 50 Grosvenor Gardens, London SW1W 0EB

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation and hospitality; value £3,250

Destination of visit: Taiwan

Date of visit: 25 July - 1 August 2015

Purpose of visit: Parliamentary delegation at the invitation of the Government of the Republic of China (Taiwan) to gain a better understanding of the economic and political issues concerning the country.

(Registered 11 December 2015)
Name of donor: Rolls-Royce Plc
Address of donor: 62 Buckingham Gate, London SW1E 6AT

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights and accommodation with a value of £446

Destination of visit: Berlin, Brandenburg

Dates of visit: 17–20 September 2016

Purpose of visit: British-German APPG visit to the German Parliament, Chancellery, Ministries, Rolls-Royce aero-engine factory and to meet with German business and parliamentarians to discuss the EU Referendum and its future impact.

(Registered 31 October 2016)
8. Miscellaneous
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.

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

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