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.

  • Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs
  • Generally voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
  • Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes

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

Recent appearances

  • NHS Sustainability and Transformation Plans 14 Sep 2016

    We have all become accustomed to the Conservative party’s disdain for our NHS since the shambles of the top-down reorganisation that began in 2012. Now we have the stealth introduction of sustainability and transformation plans—secret plans that would bring yet more unjustifiable and drastic reforms to cash-starved hospitals. Instead of being given the funding they so desperately...
  • NHS Sustainability and Transformation Plans 14 Sep 2016

    I would rather not, because a lot of people are waiting to speak. I was born in South Tyneside hospital. I am the local MP for the area, and I have not seen a single plan. Not even the governors at my local hospital have, let alone the people of Shields, whose vital acute and emergency services could be devastated by these changes. I am told that the timetable for implementing these unseen...
  • Social Fund Funeral Payments — [Sir David Amess in the Chair] 14 Sep 2016

    It is always a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Sir David. I give thanks to the hon. Member for Belfast East (Gavin Robinson) for bringing this debate to the Chamber and for his kind comments towards me. Members will know that back in 2014, I introduced the Funeral Services Bill. This Bill called for the Government to carry out an overarching review of funeral affordability. At...

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Labour MP for South Shields

Entered the House of Commons on 3 May 2013 — Byelection

Expenses

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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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Sep 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)
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 Northern Region
Address of donor: 1 Mosely Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1YE

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000, received via Labour North, towards a fundraising dinner

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 19 July 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)
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)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my husband, Simon Buck, as part-time Parliamentary Assistant. (Registered 28 January 2016)

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