Lucy Powell campaigned to remain in the European Union
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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.
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
Consistently voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
Almost always voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
Consistently voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
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Let us have the debate, but let us have it based on evidence. What evidence does the Secretary of State have that the reintroduction of selection would work? All the evidence that I can find shows that it would not. Areas that have selection have a wider attainment gap than those that do not, disadvantaged children do not get into grammar schools and poorer kids do worse. In contrast, the...
I did not expect to be on the Back Benches today, having resigned from a job that I relished doing over the past few months, but we are where we are. Yesterday on the television, the Secretary of State again presented the illusion that school budgets have been protected over the course of this Parliament, yet she and I both know that school budgets are facing significant cuts in real terms,...
This is the climbdown Queen’s Speech or the “as much as we can muster together” Queen’s Speech. It is a Queen’s Speech so fearful of its own destiny—or should I say demise?—that it seeks hardly any powers at all. Nowhere is that more stark than in its flimsy offerings on education and skills. The Prime Minister said only a few weeks ago that...
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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
- Department for Education
- Cabinet Office
- Children: Day Care
- Employment Agencies
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: 5 Sep 2016.
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK
Name of donor: ITV
Address of donor: The London Television Centre, Upper Ground, London SE1 9LT
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets to a match during the Rugby World Cup
in my capacity as local MP
; £875 per ticket (including hospitality), total £1,750
Date received: 10 October 2015
Date accepted: 10 October 2015
Donor status: company, registration no 4967001
(Registered 14 January 2016
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
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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