Lucy Powell’s voting in Parliament
Lucy Powell is a Labour/Co-operative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour/Co-operative MPs.
This is a selection of Lucy Powell’s votes.
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
2 votes for, 29 votes against, 6 absences, between 2014–2016
Generally voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
0 votes for, 6 votes against, 6 absences, between 2013–2016
Voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2016
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
40 votes for, 7 votes against, 29 absences, between 2013–2019
Almost always voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
0 votes for, 9 votes against, 3 absences, between 2013–2018
Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs
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Last updated: 11 Feb 2019
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what (a) number and (b) proportion of children in those grammar schools that were successful in the second round of the selective school expansion fund are on free school meals.
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if he will publish details of the financial turnaround plan agreed between his Department, the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) and the Academies Enterprise Trust (AET), including (a) how much public money provided by the ESFA has been earmarked to fund AET staff redundancy costs, (b) whether interest is being charged on any grants or...
One way in which the Government are coming together across Departments is through the Leader of the House’s working group on the early years, which is supported by the right hon. Gentleman’s Department. Will he ensure that that review remains ambitious and radical in its proposals and does not become a victim of departmental-itis?
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Labour/Co-operative MP for Manchester Central
Entered the House of Commons on 16 November 2012 — Byelection
Party was Labour until 30 Mar 2015
Topics of interest
Lucy Powell campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Department for Education
- Cabinet Office
- Ministry of Defence
- Children: Day Care
- Pre-school Education
- Employment Agencies
Currently held offices
- Member, Education Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Secretary of State for Education (14 Sep 2015 to 26 Jun 2016)
- Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office (5 Nov 2014 to 14 Sep 2015)
- Shadow Minister (Education) (7 Oct 2013 to 5 Nov 2014)
- Member, Transport Committee (26 Nov 2012 to 4 Nov 2013)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 18 Feb 2019.
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK
Name of donor: ITV plc
Address of donor: 2 Waterhouse Square, 140 Holborn, London EC1N 2AE
Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: One ticket to the National Television Awards, including hospitality, total value £1,303.40
Date received: 22 January 2019
Date accepted: 22 January 2019
Donor status: company, registration 4967001
(Registered 15 February 2019)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Since June 2015, I rent out a room in my London flat: (i) and (ii). (Registered 04 September 2015)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Shareholder and unremunerated director of company New Road Management which owns the freehold of 6 flats on Camberwell New Road, London, in one of which I live. (Registered 13 December 2012; updated 2 June 2015)
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