Emma Lewell-Buck

MP, South Shields

South Shields Labour

Emma Lewell-Buck campaigned to remain in the European Union

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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.

This is a selection of Emma Lewell-Buck’s votes.

  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
  • Consistently voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Generally voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs
  • Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes

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Emma Lewell-Buck has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Older People: Depressive Illnesses 25 Jul 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many people over the age of 65 are using medication for depression; and if he will estimate how many such people cite loneliness as a contributory factor to their depression.
  • Supported Housing: Benefit 20 Jul 2016

    Just seven days ago, the new Prime Minister spoke in her inaugural speech about social justice, yet here Opposition Members are, yet again, having to speak out against yet another socially unjust policy proposal from this Government. Cutting housing benefit for the most vulnerable in our society will result in the closure of thousands of supported accommodation units. This is about...
  • Supported Housing: Benefit 20 Jul 2016

    What is vital is that this proposal is scrapped, so that the Emmaus community in my constituency can be built, and all the people living in the other communities are not faced with being pushed back on the streets because their community has closed down. Those who have experienced the horror and degradation of being homeless and on the streets could find themselves right back there if this...

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Labour MP for South Shields

Entered the House of Commons on 3 May 2013 — Byelection

Topics of interest

  • Department of Health
  • Education
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Department for Education
  • Department for Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Performance Appraisal
  • Surveys
  • Social Services: Children
  • Children: Social Services
  • Funeral Payments

Other offices held in the past

  • 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)

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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 11 Jul 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for opinion surveys. All fees are paid direct to my office's account. (Updated 28 January 2016)
21 August 2015, £30 received for completing a survey in July 2015. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 20 January 2016)
20 October 2015, £75 received for completing a survey on 5 September 2015. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 20 January 2016)
31 December 2015, £75 received for completing a survey in October 2015. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 20 January 2016)
Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT, for opinion surveys. All fees are paid direct to my office's account. (Updated 28 January 2016)
February 2015, £100 received for completing a survey in January 2015. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 13 January 2016)
14 March 2015, £80 received for completing two surveys in February 2015. Hours: 1 hr in total. (Registered 13 January 2016)
20 October 2015, £50 received for completing a survey in September 2015. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 13 January 2016)
17 November 2015, £80 received for completing a survey in October 2015. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 13 January 2016)
21 December 2015, £30 received for completing a survey in November 2015. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 13 January 2016)
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)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my husband, Simon Buck, as part-time Parliamentary Assistant. (Registered 28 January 2016)

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

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