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Lyn Brown

Former Labour MP for West Ham


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A selection of Lyn Brown's votes

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Home Office: Human Trafficking: Essex 5 Nov 2019

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will make an assessment of the background circumstances of the 39 Chinese nationals found killed in Grays, Essex on 23 October 2019 including the possibility that the victims were (a) Uyghur Muslims or members of another religious or ethnic minority group in China seeking asylum in the UK or (b) victims of modern slavery being...
  • Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Rain Forests: Amazonia 28 Oct 2019

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to the Answer of 2 October to Question 290776 on Rain Forests: Amazonia, if she will make an assessment of the potential effect of the (a) degradation of carbon sinks and (b) deforestation in the Amazon rainforest on the timeframe for the UK's transition to a net-zero economy.
  • Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Women's Health Taskforce for England 25 Oct 2019

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the Answer of 7 March 2019 to Question 226643 on Women's Health Taskforce for England, on what dates the Women's Health Taskforce for England has met since February 2019; what the topics of discussion were at each meeting; whether the draft Terms of Reference for the Taskforce have been approved; and whether plans for...

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Former Labour MP for West Ham

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

Left the House of Commons on 6 November 2019 — Dissolved for election

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Topics of interest

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

  • Home Office
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Department for Education
  • Correspondence
  • Ministers: Official Cars
  • Arms Trade: Trade Fairs
  • Community Relations
  • Fire Services: Pensions

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Treasury) (12 Jan 2018 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Shadow Minister (Home Office) (Policing) (14 Oct 2016 to 12 Jan 2018)
  • 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, Housing, 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 48 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Lyn Brown’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 291 written questions in the last year — well 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 82.07% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 162 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 320 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Nov 2019.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Taipei Representative Office in the UK
Address of donor: 50 Grosvenor Gardens, Belgravia, London SW1W 0EB

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights and accommodation, with a value of £4,000

Destination of visit: Taiwan

Dates of visit: 2 - 9 November 2018

Purpose of visit: British-Taiwanese APPG visit to meet with the President, Speaker, MPs and regional leaders to discuss Anglo-Taiwanese relations.

(Registered 26 November 2018)
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)

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

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