Lyn Brown

MP, West Ham

West Ham Labour

Lyn Brown’s voting in Parliament

Lyn Brown is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

However, Lyn Brown sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Lyn Brown generally voted for a transparent Parliament, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Last updated: 22 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: Topical Questions 13 Mar 2017

    We continue to hear stories of our service personnel being forced to live without heating and sometimes without being able to take a shower for days, as detailed in recent reports about the Wellington and Baker barracks. Do the Government really think it is acceptable to leave our brave servicemen and women in such squalid conditions?
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Police: Finance 8 Mar 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the real-terms change in aggregate central grant funding, excluding precept is for each police force in England and Wales from 2010-11 to 2017-18.

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Labour MP for West Ham

Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

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Topics of interest

Lyn Brown campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Home Department
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Health
  • Ministers: Official Cars
  • Correspondence
  • Community Relations
  • Fire Services: Pensions
  • Sri Lanka

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Home Office) (Policing) (since 14 Oct 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Home Office) (18 Sep 2015 to 28 Jun 2016)
  • Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government) (7 Oct 2013 to 18 Sep 2015)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2013)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (10 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Crossrail Bill Committee (14 Nov 2007 to 18 Nov 2007)
  • PPS (Rt Hon John Denham, Secretary of State), Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (28 Jun 2007 to 16 Jan 2009)
  • PPS (Mr Phil Woolas, Minister of State), Department for Communities and Local Government (20 Nov 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Member, Communities and Local Government Committee (27 Jun 2006 to 15 Jan 2007)
  • Member, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions Committee (5 Dec 2005 to 27 Jun 2006)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 46 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Lyn Brown’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 81 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 68.35% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 4 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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") 229 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Mar 2017.

6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
One quarter share in a rental property in Ambleside, Cumbria: (i) and (ii). (Updated 26 July 2016)
A half share in a commercial property in Munich, Germany: (i) and (ii). (Updated 3 August 2016)

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