Lyn Brown

MP, West Ham

West Ham Labour

Lyn Brown campaigned to remain in the European Union

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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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Lyn Brown has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Recorded Offences 5 Dec 2016

    In 2014, the current Prime Minister said that there were “utterly unacceptable failings in the way police forces have recorded crime” and that this has let down victims. yet all three forces inspected this August are not recording crimes properly. In Manchester, 17,000 violent crimes were simply ignored. Will the Minister tell this House why his Prime Minister fail to make any...
  • Benefit Claimants Sanctions (Required Assessment) Bill 2 Dec 2016

    Another interesting statistic from the NAO report was that over a quarter of those who were sanctioned actually had their sanctions lifted on appeal. Does that not say all we really need to know about how sanctions are injudiciously used?

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Profile

Labour MP for West Ham

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

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Home Department
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Health
  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • 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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 21 Nov 2016.

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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