Ian Lavery

MP, Wansbeck

Wansbeck Labour

Ian Lavery campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Ian Lavery’s voting in Parliament

Ian Lavery is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

However, Ian Lavery sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Ian Lavery generally voted against requiring the mass retention of information about communications, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Ian Lavery’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Ian Lavery’s full vote analysis page for more.

Ian Lavery has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: BBC Monitoring 30 Nov 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how many meetings Ministers and officials of his Department have had with Ministers and officials of the (a) Ministry of Defence, (b) Foreign and Commonwealth Office and (c) Department for International Development to discuss negotiations on the new scheme for BBC monitoring services and the closure of Caversham Park.
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: BBC Monitoring 30 Nov 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what risk assessments government departments have carried out of the proposed restructuring of BBC monitoring services and the closure of Caversham Park; and if he will make a statement.
  • Cabinet Office and the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster: Voting Rights: Overseas UK Citizens 2 Nov 2016

    At a time when the Government are failing in any serious way to address the democratic deficit in the UK, they are, as has been mentioned, pursuing plans to remove the 15-year time limit for overseas voters and to hand a vote for life to an estimated 1 million expats. Will the Minister explain how that might affect Electoral Commission guidelines on “permissible donors”, and will...

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Labour MP for Wansbeck

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election


Topics of interest

  • Justice
  • Department for Transport
  • Treasury
  • Transport
  • Work and Pensions
  • Rio Tinto Group
  • Prison Service
  • Probation
  • Revenue and Customs
  • East Coast Railway Line

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office) (since 7 Oct 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office) (Trade Unions and Civil Society) (18 Sep 2015 to 7 Oct 2016)
  • Member, Energy and Climate Change Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 26 Oct 2015)
  • Member, Draft Deregulation Bill (Joint Committee) (10 Jul 2013 to 11 Dec 2013)
  • Member, Energy and Climate Change Committee (2 Nov 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 24 Oct 2011)
  • Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 21 Nov 2016.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Unite the Union
Address of donor: 128 Theobald's Road, Holborn, London WC1X 8TN

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation and subsistence with a value of £1,780.97

Destination of visit: Qatar

Date of visit: 19-23 January 2016

Purpose of visit: fact finding visit to migrant labour camps in the country.

(Registered 04 March 2016)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Hilary Lavery, as Senior Secretary.

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