Lucy Powell

Shadow Minister (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)

Labour/Co-operative MP for Manchester Central

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Number of MPs in the House of Commons

There have been votes in Parliament on reducing the number of MPs in the House of Commons and reviewing the boundaries of parliamentary constituencies.

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Lucy Powell generally voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about fewer MPs in the House of Commons:

  • On 2 Jun 2020: Lucy Powell voted to retain a law providing for a reduction in the number of MPs in the House of Commons to 600 while expressing support for retaining 650 MPs, and to retain Parliament's role in approving changes to Parliamentary constituencies. Show vote
  • On 18 Nov 2016: Lucy Powell voted to keep the number of MPs at 650, and permit 5% more flexibility in the variation of the number of electors per constituency. Show vote
  • On 19 Oct 2016: Lucy Powell voted against reducing the number of MPs but for reducing the number of members of the House of Lords. Show vote
  • On 29 Jan 2013: Lucy Powell voted to postpone reviewing the boundaries of parliamentary constituencies until 2018 and also to delay a review into the effect of reducing the number of MPs Show vote

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