Emma Lewell-Buck

Shadow Minister (Education) (Children and Families)

Labour MP for South Shields

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Emma Lewell-Buck’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 19 Dec 2018

Recent appearances

  • Points of Order: [7th Allotted Day] 11 Jan 2019

    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...
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Special Educational Needs 11 Jan 2019

    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...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 9 Jan 2019

    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

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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 for Work and Pensions
  • Cabinet Office
  • Performance Appraisal
  • Surveys
  • 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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Jan 2019.

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 a Researcher. (Registered 28 January 2016; updated 07 July 2017)

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