Lucy Powell

MP, Manchester Central

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Manchester Central Labour/Co-operative

Lucy Powell’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 20 Dec 2017

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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

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Topics of interest

Lucy Powell campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department for Education
  • Education
  • Treasury
  • Cabinet Office
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Children: Day Care
  • Pre-school Education
  • Nurseries
  • Employment Agencies
  • Families

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

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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 46 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Lucy Powell’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 125 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 76.61% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 2 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 126 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Lucy Powell’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 102 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 19 Feb 2018.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Eddie Izzard
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: received via the Labour Party, £10,252 towards funding my office and a member of staff

Donor status: individual

(Registered 20 February 2017)
Name of donor: Eddie Izzard
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: received via the Labour Party, £5,126 towards funding my office and a member of staff

Donor status: individual

(Registered 06 October 2017)
Name of donor: Eddie Izzard
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: received via the Labour Party, £10,000 towards funding my office and a member of staff

Donor status: individual

(Registered 20 December 2017)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Trinity Mirror Solutions
Address of donor: 1 Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London E14 5AD

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: One ticket for Pride of Britain Awards, value £1,000

Date received: 30 October 2017

Date accepted: 30 October 2017

Donor status: company, registration 00082548

(Registered 08 November 2017)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Labour Friends of Bangladesh (Manchester Branch)
Address of donor: 332 Dickenson Road, Longsight, Manchester M13 0NG

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Return air tickets £590; three night’s accommodation £240; total value £830

Destination of visit: Bangladesh

Dates of visit: 7-12 November 2017

Purpose of visit: Labour Friends of Bangladesh tour which looked at strengthening educational and cultural links between the United Kingdom and Bangladesh.

(Registered 12 December 2017)
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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