Lucy Powell

Shadow Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

Labour/Co-operative MP for Manchester Central

@LucyMPowell https://facebook.com/lucy4mcr

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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.

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Recent appearances

  • Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Football Governance: Fan-Led Review 26 Jan 2023

    Everton football club is reportedly up for sale, with its stadium half-built. With others up for sale, this looks set to be a record year for premier league clubs changing hands. Many others face financial problems and ownership uncertainties, all since the Fan-Led Review was published. Yet fans will have no say and new owners are not subject to robust independent checks. We still do not have...
  • Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Topical Questions 26 Jan 2023

    Half the DCMS shortlisting panel for the BBC chair had close links to the Conservative party, but even they managed to put forward five candidates. So what does the Secretary of State think it was about the close confidante of the former Prime Minister who was helping with his personal finances that first attracted him to appoint Mr Sharp over the other four candidates? Does she have...
  • Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Three: Vodafone 26 Jan 2023

    To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment her Department has made of the impact of a potential merger between Three and Vodafone on staff of those companies.

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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
  • Treasury
  • Education
  • Department for Digital
  • Culture
  • Media and Sport
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Children: Day Care
  • Pre-school Education
  • Pre-school Education: Finance
  • Employment Agencies
  • Nurseries

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (since 29 Nov 2021)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Housing (19 Sep 2021 to 29 Nov 2021)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Housing (9 May 2021 to 19 Sep 2021)
  • Shadow Minister (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (10 Apr 2020 to 9 May 2021)
  • Member, Education Committee (2 Mar 2020 to 11 May 2020)
  • Member, Education Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • 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)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 23 Jan 2023.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: BPI
Address of donor: Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7JA

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: In my role as Shadow Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, I attended the BRITS with a guest, total value £2,040

Date received: 8 February 2022

Date accepted: 8 February 2022

Donor status: company, registration 01132389

(Registered 17 February 2022)
Name of donor: Google
Address of donor: 1-13 St Giles High St, London WC2H 8AG

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Used by a member of staff, ticket and hospitality as a guest of YouTube at the BRIT Awards 2022, value £1,150

Date received: 8 February 2022

Date accepted: 8 February 2022

Donor status: company, registration 03977902

(Registered 10 March 2022)
Name of donor: English Football League
Address of donor: 10-12 West Cliff, Preston PR1 8HU

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Three tickets, with hospitality, for the Carabao Cup Final between Chelsea and Liverpool, total value £1,047

Date received: 27 February 2022

Date accepted: 27 February 2022

Donor status: company, registration 80612

(Registered 15 March 2022)
Name of donor: Channel 4
Address of donor: 124 Horseferry Road, London SW1P 2TX

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: In my role as Shadow Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, I attended the BAFTAs with a guest, total value £2,140

Date received: 13 March 2022

Date accepted: 13 March 2022

Donor status: company, registration 01533774

(Registered 31 March 2022)
Name of donor: Channel 4
Address of donor: 124 Horseferry Road, London SW1P 2TX

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: In my role as Shadow Culture Secretary, I attended a super league rugby match with a guest, total value including hospitality £333.60

Date received: 24 April 2022

Date accepted: 24 April 2022

Donor status: company, registration 01533774

(Registered 17 May 2022)
Name of donor: England and Wales Cricket Board
Address of donor: Lord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood, London NW8 8QZ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: In my role as Shadow Culture Secretary, I attended a cricket match at Lord's with a guest, total value including hospitality £500

Date received: 3 June 2022

Date accepted: 3 June 2022

Donor status: company, registration 0325136

(Registered 13 June 2022)
Name of donor: Global Radio Ltd
Address of donor: 30 Leicester Square, London WC2H 7LA

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: In my role as Shadow Culture Secretary, I attended Capital's Summertime Ball with three guests, total value £1,160

Date received: 12 June 2022

Date accepted: 12 June 2022

Donor status: company, registration 00923454

(Registered 23 June 2022)
Name of donor: PRS for Music
Address of donor: 1st Floor, Goldings House, 2 Hays Lane, London SE1 2HB

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: In my role as Shadow Culture Secretary, I attended Glastonbury Festival 2022 with a guest, including festival entry, accommodation and associated hospitality and transport costs, total value £2,600

Date received: 24-27 June 2022

Date accepted: 24 June 2022

Donor status: company, registration 00134396

(Registered 18 July 2022)
Name of donor: The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA)
Address of donor: The National Tennis Centre, 100 Priory Lane, Roehampton, London SW15 5JQ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Used by a member of staff and their plus one, tickets and hospitality at the Queens Club Tennis Championships, total value £344

Date received: 18 June 2022

Date accepted: 18 June 2022

Donor status: company, registration 07475460

(Registered 19 July 2022)
Name of donor: The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA)
Address of donor: The National Tennis Centre, 100 Priory Lane, Roehampton, London SW15 5JQ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: In my role as Shadow Secretary of State for Digital, Culture Media & Sport, I attended the 2022 Wimbledon Championships with a member of my staff, total value £350

Date received: 5 July 2022

Date accepted: 5 July 2022

Donor status: company, registration 07475460

(Registered 26 July 2022)
Name of donor: Commonwealth Games Federation and Birmingham 2022 Organising Committee
Address of donor: One Brindley Place, Birmingham B1 2JB

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: One ticket to the Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony and Pre-Ceremony Reception, value £370. I was invited in my official capacity as Shadow Secretary of State for DCMS

Date received: 28 July 2022

Date accepted: 28 July 2022

Donor status: company, registration 11120160

(Registered 15 August 2022)
Name of donor: BPI (British Recorded Music Industry) Ltd
Address of donor: 27 Old Gloucester Street, London WC1N 3AX

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: In my role as Shadow Secretary of State for Digital, Culture Media & Sport, I attended the Mercury Music Prize Ceremony, value £582

Date received: 18 October 2022

Date accepted: 18 October 2022

Donor status: company, registration 01132389

(Registered 19 October 2022)
Name of donor: Camelot
Address of donor: Tolpits Lane, Watford WD18 9RN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: In my role as Shadow Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport, I attended the National Lottery's Big Night of Musicals with a guest and received hospitality with a total value of £82.20

Date received: 24 January 2022

Date accepted: 24 January 2022

Donor status: company, registration 02822203

(Registered 22 November 2022)
Name of donor: English Football League
Address of donor: 10-12 West Cliff, Preston PR1 8HU

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: In my role as Shadow Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport, I attended a Carabao Cup match (ticket with hospitality), value £420

Date received: 9 November 2022

Date accepted: 9 November 2022

Donor status: company, registration 00080612

(Registered 22 November 2022)
Name of donor: Camelot
Address of donor: Tolpits Lane, Watford WD18 9RN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: In my role as Shadow Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport, I attended the Rugby League World Cup Finals with a guest (two tickets with hospitality), value £990

Date received: 19 November 2022

Date accepted: 19 November 2022

Donor status: company, registration 02822203

(Registered 22 November 2022)
Name of donor: DXC Technology
Address of donor: Royal Pavilion, Wellesley Road, Aldershot GU11 1PZ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: In my role as Shadow Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport, I attended the Manchester United vs. Manchester City Premier League game (one ticket and hospitality), value £500

Date received: 14 January 2023

Date accepted: 14 January 2023

Donor status: company, registration 07073332

(Registered 17 January 2023)
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
One sixth shareholder of company New Road Management, a property management company. (Registered 13 December 2012; updated 02 June 2015 and 13 May 2021)

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