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:

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Ian Lavery has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Safety of School Buildings 23 May 2023

    I place on record my sincere thanks to every school governor, headteacher, teacher, member of the support staff and teaching assistant, as well as everyone who works on the school estate in my constituency. They do a fantastic job under very trying circumstances. Those who have preceded me have eloquently explained the perilous state of the school estate across our country. In my constituency...
  • Strikes (Minimum Service Levels) Bill: Clause 4 - Extent 22 May 2023

    It is extremely important that people understand that once we see nurses, doctors, teachers and key workers facing the sack, there will be resistance in this country. I kid you not, there will be resistance in this country like we have never seen before, because these are basic human rights. We cannot instruct ordinary hard-working people; key workers; the people who got us through the...
  • Strikes (Minimum Service Levels) Bill: Clause 4 - Extent 22 May 2023

    Absolutely. I fully agree with those sentiments. When employers are considering who they might wish to give the work notice to, Lords amendment 3 suggests that when deciding whether to identify a person in a work notice, an employer cannot consider whether the person “has or has not” taken part in trade union activities, made use of their services or had a trade union raise issues on...

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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 Work and Pensions
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Department for Transport
  • Treasury
  • Rio Tinto Group
  • Prison Service
  • Probation
  • Universal Credit
  • Revenue and Customs

Currently held offices

  • Member, Business and Trade Committee (since 29 Nov 2022)
  • Member, BEIS Sub-Committee on National Security and Investment (since 29 Nov 2022)

Other offices held in the past

  • Co-National Campaign Coordinator (14 Jun 2017 to 5 Apr 2020)
  • Party Chair, Labour Party (14 Jun 2017 to 5 Apr 2020)
  • Campaigns and Elections Chair (11 Feb 2017 to 14 Jun 2017)
  • Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office) (7 Oct 2016 to 5 Apr 2020)
  • 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

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 May 2023.

9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Hilary Lavery, as Senior Secretary.

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