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.
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
2 votes for, 23 votes against, 5 absences, between 2014–2016
Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2015–2016
Voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2016
Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
42 votes for, 10 votes against, 17 absences, between 2013–2018
Generally voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, 2 absences, between 2016–2018
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Last updated: 19 Dec 2018
I do not recall a time when the fractured state of our politics so accurately mirrored that of our nation. Brexit demanded so much more of us in this place. It was brand-new territory, and for it we needed a brand-new approach to how we did our debating and politics, but these proposals for consensus building across party boundaries were rejected by the Government. The vacuum left in British...
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to Answer of 7 January 2018 to Question 203903, of the 236,225 statements of special educational needs in place on 31 August 2014 how many (a) have been transferred to an EHC, (b) were assessed and a decision made not to transfer to an EHC plan, (c) were discontinued because the individual had left school at the end of compulsory schooling...
My constituents Sarah and Chris Cookson lost their little boy Charlie in 2013. Since then, they have devoted their lives to helping other families and children with life-limiting conditions via their charity, the Charlie Cookson Foundation. On Boxing Day, Sarah gave birth to Carter John Cookson. He had three cardiac arrests in one day. After an unsuccessful operation, he is now fighting for...
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Labour MP for South Shields
Entered the House of Commons on 3 May 2013 — Byelection
Topics of interest
Emma Lewell-Buck campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Department for Education
- Ministry of Justice
- Department of Health
- Department for Work and Pensions
- Cabinet Office
- Performance Appraisal
- Children: Social Services
- Social Services: Children
- Special Educational Needs
Currently held offices
- Shadow Minister (Education) (Children and Families) (since 9 Oct 2016)
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)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 7 Jan 2019.
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 a Researcher. (Registered 28 January 2016; updated 07 July 2017)
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