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
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Ian Lavery has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 22 Feb 2017
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. On Thursday 16 March, the Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards published her report on a complaint about my declarations in the Register of Members’ Financial Interests, which concluded that I had breached the rules relating to how I registered information and, in a subsequent and inadvertent omission, had failed to draw the House’s attention...
To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment she has made of the potential merits of withdrawing Sodexo's prisons contract at HM Prison Northumberland as a result of the reports of mismanagement and understaffing at that prison.
To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many staff employed in extended ministerial offices will be (a) redeployed to other posts within the Civil Service and (b) made redundant.
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Labour MP for Wansbeck
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
Ian Lavery campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Department for Transport
- Ministry of Justice
- Rio Tinto Group
- Prison Service
- Revenue and Customs
- East Coast Railway Line
Currently held offices
- Campaigns and Elections Chair (since 11 Feb 2017)
- 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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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 10 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Ian Lavery’s speeches
- Has received answers to 55 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 72.33% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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.
- 70 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: 20 Mar 2017.
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.
View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register
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