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 2017

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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 Transport
  • Treasury
  • Ministry of Justice
  • Transport
  • 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)

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  • Has spoken in 4 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Ian Lavery’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 66 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 95.83% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above 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.
  • 67 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: 9 Oct 2017.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: RMT
Address of donor: Unity House, 39 Charlton Street, London NW1 1JD

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 07 July 2017)
Name of donor: Communication Workers Union Northern Region
Address of donor: 6 Concept Court, Kettlestring Lane, Clifton moor, York YO30 4XF

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 07 July 2017)
Name of donor: Unite the Union
Address of donor: 128 Theobalds Road, Holborn, London WC1X 8TN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 07 July 2017)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Hilary Lavery, as Senior Secretary.

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