A selection of Karen Lumley's votes
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Consistently voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
0 votes for, 15 votes against, between 2011–2016
Generally voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
7 votes for, 1 vote against, 2 absences, between 2011–2016
Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2010
Generally voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
11 votes for, 0 votes against, 6 absences, between 2012–2014
Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
4 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2010–2016
Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, in 2013
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To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what steps her Department plans to take to (a) improve retention of and (b) reduce staff turnover among prison officers.
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what plans he has to improve access to affordable dentistry services.
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many stroke patients were offered speech therapy (a) nationally and (b) in Worcestershire in 2016.
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Former Conservative MP for Redditch
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for election
Topics of interest
Karen Lumley campaigned to leave the European Union
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Innovation and Skills
- Department of Health
- Pupils: Disadvantaged
- Bosnia and Herzegovina: Politics and Government
- Cancer: Drugs
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Finance Committee (Commons) (20 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
- Member, Transport Committee (5 Nov 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 6 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Karen Lumley’s speeches
- Has received answers to 90 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 71.31% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 2 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 61 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 63 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 2 May 2017.
1. Employment and earnings
Payment of £200 expected from IPSOS
Mori, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for a survey completed on 14 July 2016
. Hours: 1 hr. The fee will be donated to charity. (Registered 15 July 2016)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK
Name of donor: This is Global Ltd
Address of donor: 30 Leicester Square, London WC2H 7LA
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets and hospitality at Capital Radio Summertime Ball
at Wembley Stadium
, on 11 June 2016
Date received: 11 June 2016
Date accepted: 11 June 2016
Donor status: company, registration 6251684
(Registered 15 June 2016)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Part ownership of a house in Redditch: (i). (Registered 21 February 2013)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
RKL Geological Services, consultancy company. (Registered 16 January 2012
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