A selection of Lyn Brown's votes
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Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
2 votes for, 1 vote against, 3 absences, between 2010–2016
Generally voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
4 votes for, 4 votes against, 1 absence, between 2007–2016
Generally voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
0 votes for, 3 votes against, 3 absences, between 2010–2017
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
2 votes for, 46 votes against, 6 absences, between 2014–2016
Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system
Almost always voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
3 votes for, 12 votes against, 4 absences, between 2008–2015
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To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate she has made of the proportion of unaccompanied asylum-seeking children accepted under section 67 of the Immigration Act 2016 that would otherwise have been eligible for transfer to the UK under the family-reunification provisions of the Dublin III Regulation.
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the Gloucestershire County Council review of police and fire governance arrangements that concluded that a merger of the fire authority with the police and crime commissioner for the area would not be cost-effective, for what reason she has decided to allocate £100,000 from her Department's budget to the Police and...
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent assessment she has made of the adequacy of clear communications between police forces and ambulance services.
More of Lyn Brown’s recent appearances
Former Labour MP for West Ham
Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for election
Topics of interest
Lyn Brown campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Home Office
- Home Department
- Communities and Local Government
- Department for Communities and Local Government
- Ministers: Official Cars
- Community Relations
- Fire Services: Pensions
- Sri Lanka
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Minister (Home Office) (Policing) (14 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
- 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 43 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Lyn Brown’s speeches
- Has received answers to 129 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 68.74% 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.
- 184 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 234 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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