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

  • Disclosure and Barring Service — [Sir David Amess in the Chair] 26 Oct 2016

    I am struggling with what the Minister is telling us. First, we know there has been a problem in the Met since 2008, which is a long time. We know that the delays in the Met are massive. If the DBS has been placing money in the Metropolitan Police Service so that it can get the checks done, then it must have been significantly underpaying the Met for several years in order for us to have got...
  • Disclosure and Barring Service — [Sir David Amess in the Chair] 26 Oct 2016

    It is an absolute pleasure to serve under your chairmanship this afternoon, Sir David. I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Dulwich and West Norwood (Helen Hayes) on securing this important debate and on her excellent speech on behalf of her constituents. I also thank my hon. Friend the Member for Manchester, Withington (Jeff Smith) for joining the debate and for representing his...
  • Disclosure and Barring Service — [Sir David Amess in the Chair] 26 Oct 2016

    I accept that point, but the hon. Gentleman must accept that that is a symptom of living in London. My constituents have not all lived in West Ham all their lives; they have travelled from all over the country, and yet they are still given an arbitrary response time. I would really like the Minister to explain whether there is a system for prioritising some checks over others—or does...

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Labour MP for West Ham

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


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

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: 17 Oct 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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