Lyn Brown

Shadow Minister (Treasury)

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: 13 Jun 2018

Recent appearances

  • Backbench Business: Perinatal Mental Illness — [Philip Davies in the Chair] 19 Jul 2018

    I understand that one fifth of parents stated that they were not asked about their mental or physical health during the six-week post-natal check-up. Does my hon. Friend think that might be because GPs are massively overburdened and simply do not have the time to deal with this essential issue?
  • Backbench Business: Perinatal Mental Illness — [Philip Davies in the Chair] 19 Jul 2018

    I am sorry to intervene again. I intended to make a speech, but I am needed elsewhere, so I will ask a question. I have a lot of time for the Minister and I am wondering how we can help her to make the necessary case to the Treasury. Is it not true that if we look after the parent and the child as early and as well as possible, that will save massive amounts of money in the long term? This is...
  • Royal Assent: Independent Complaints and Grievance Policy 19 Jul 2018

    As the right hon. Lady would expect, I have talked to my staff about this policy and asked them whether they think it is a step forward. They do, but they also want the House to recognise the Unite branch and give it a role in the reviewing and implementation of the procedure, to embed union protection in the workplace. Has that idea been discussed or progressed?

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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

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

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Treasury) (since 12 Jan 2018)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 25 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Lyn Brown’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 204 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 79.02% 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") 261 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jul 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)

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