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Emma Lewell-Buck

Labour MP for South Shields


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Emma Lewell-Buck’s voting in Parliament

Emma Lewell-Buck is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

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Last updated: 20 Jan 2020. Please share these votes responsibly.

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Labour MP for South Shields

Entered the House of Commons on 3 May 2013 — Byelection

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Topics of interest

Emma Lewell-Buck campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department for Education
  • Ministry of Justice
  • Department of Health
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Children: Social Services
  • Performance Appraisal
  • Surveys
  • Social Services: Children
  • Children in Care

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Education) (Children and Families) (9 Oct 2016 to 14 Mar 2019)
  • Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government) (6 Jan 2016 to 29 Jun 2016)
  • Member, Work and Pensions Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 1 Feb 2016)
  • Member, Draft Protection of Charities Bill (Joint Committee) (6 Nov 2014 to 3 Feb 2015)
  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (10 Jun 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Feb 2020.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Ipsos Mori, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for completing surveys:
9 August 2019, payment of £200. Hours: 80mins. Fee paid to my campaign fund. (Registered 04 November 2019)
Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT, for completing surveys. All fees paid to my campaign fund:
21 February 2019, payment of £30. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 04 November 2019)
6 March 2019, payment of £80. Hours: 80 mins. (Registered 04 November 2019)
13 May 2019, payment of £60. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 04 November 2019)
24 June 2019, payment of £80. Hours: 70 mins. (Registered 04 November 2019)
23 October 2019, payment of £60. Hours: 40 mins. (Registered 04 November 2019)
12 December 2019, payment of £100. Hours: approx. 1 hr. (Registered 23 December 2019)
12 December 2019, payment of £60. Hours: 40 mins. (Registered 23 December 2019)
Payments from ComRes, Coveham House, Downside Bridge Road, Cobham KT11 3EP, for opinion surveys. Unless otherwise stated, fees paid to my campaign fund:
27 August 2019, received £150. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 04 November 2019)
8 April 2019, received £75. Hours: 1 hr 10 mins. (Registered 13 December 2019)
16 May 2019, received £75. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 13 December 2019)
8 November 2019, received £75. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 13 December 2019)
15 November 2019, payment of £75. Hours: 30 mins. Fee paid direct to charity. (Registered 18 December 2019)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: GMB
Address of donor: Mary Turner House, 22 Stephenson Way, London NW1 2HD

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 09 January 2020)
8. Miscellaneous
Honorary member of the Catholic Union. (Registered 15 September 2015)
From 15 October 2015, trustee of Feeding Britain; a charity concerned with food banks and access to food. (Registered 22 October 2015)
From January 2016, a patron of the Every Child Leaving Care Matters organisation. (Registered 18 July 2016)
From July 2016, a patron of the Social Care Worker of the Year Awards. (Registered 18 July 2016)
From 12 July 2017, Deputy Convenor of the Catholic Legislators Network. (Registered 19 July 2017)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my husband, Simon Buck, as Office Manager. (Registered 28 January 2016; updated 07 July 2017 and 06 January 2020)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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