Ian Lavery

Co-National Campaign Coordinator

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Wansbeck Labour

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.

Last updated: 12 Sep 2018

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Treasury: Import Duties: Western Sahara 19 Jul 2018

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 27 June 2018 to Question 158255, on Western Sahara: Imports, whether products entering the UK under the ISO code EH pay import duty.
  • Written Answers — Treasury: Import Duties: Western Sahara 19 Jul 2018

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 6 July 2018 to Question 158255, on Import Duties: Western Sahara, for what reasons the Western Sahara Campaign UK is included in the list of consultees when it states that it was not consulted.
  • Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Water Charges 18 Jul 2018

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether he has made an assessment of the (a) potential effect of increased water rates on people with (i) Chrones and (ii) similar conditions who use more water than the average household and (b) requirement to put in place plans for those people in the event of such an increase; and if he will make a statement.

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Profile

Labour MP for Wansbeck

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

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Topics of interest

Ian Lavery campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Justice
  • Department for Transport
  • Treasury
  • Ministry of Justice
  • Cabinet Office
  • Rio Tinto Group
  • Prison Service
  • Probation
  • Revenue and Customs
  • East Coast Railway Line

Currently held offices

  • Co-National Campaign Coordinator (since 14 Jun 2017)
  • Party Chair, Labour Party (since 14 Jun 2017)
  • Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office) (since 7 Oct 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Campaigns and Elections Chair (11 Feb 2017 to 14 Jun 2017)
  • 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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 2 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Ian Lavery’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 52 written questions in the last year — 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 71.55% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well 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 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 66 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Ian Lavery’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 232 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Sep 2018.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Unite the Union
Address of donor: 128 Theobald's Road, London WC1X 8TN

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Hotel accommodation during the Labour Party Conference, total value £1,380

Date received: 23-27 September 2017

Date accepted: 23 September 2017

Donor status: trade union.

(Registered 31 October 2017)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Australian Council of Trade Unions
Address of donor: Level 4/365 Queen Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation and subsistence with a value of £6,483.26

Destination of visit: Australia

Date of visit: 23 October 2017 - 3 November 2017

Purpose of visit: Meetings with Australian Trade Unions.

(Registered 22 January 2018)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Hilary Lavery, as Senior Secretary.

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