Lucy Powell

Former MP, Manchester Central

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Manchester Central Labour/Co-operative

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Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Novel Psychoactive Substances 25 Apr 2017

    As the Minister will be aware, the use of Spice and its impact on our communities are now reaching epidemic levels. This is particularly hitting city centres such as Manchester and other towns and cities across the country. What discussions is he having with colleagues in other Departments to get a proper handle on this issue and to crack down on it? It is putting intolerable pressure on our...
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Written Questions: Government Responses 19 Apr 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, when she plans to answer Question 60529 tabled on 18 January 2017 by the hon. Member for Manchester Central.
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Schools: Sponsorship 18 Apr 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 20 December 2016 to Question 51314, what the Ofsted categories of assessment are for each (a) academy school and (b) free school sponsored by a (i) grammar school or (ii) multi-academy trust run by a grammar school.

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Former Labour/Co-operative MP for Manchester Central

Entered the House of Commons on 16 November 2012 — Byelection

Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for election

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
  • Health
  • Children: Day Care
  • Pre-school Education
  • Nurseries
  • Employment Agencies
  • Families

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)

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  • Has spoken in 31 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Lucy Powell’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 120 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 62.74% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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.
  • 122 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 82 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 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: 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 03 November 2016)
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 25 November 2016)
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)
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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