Ian Levy

Conservative MP for Blyth Valley

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Ian Levy’s voting in Parliament

Ian Levy is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Ian Levy sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Ian Levy voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Ian Levy’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Ian Levy’s full vote analysis page for more.

Ian Levy has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Cabinet Office: Topical Questions 16 Jul 2020

    Blyth Valley has been largely left alone by boundary changes for 40 years, but such changes can cause anxiety and concerns within local communities. Communities are bound by a well-established sense of local identity. Does my right hon. Friend recognise that maintaining community identity is an important part of the boundary review? Will he confirm that he will do his utmost to ensure that...
  • Prime Minister: Engagements 24 Jun 2020

    As we exit the covid crisis, we will need essential minerals to supply the UK’s steel, cement and brickworks, which will help build our homes, hospitals and infrastructure of the future. Mining them here in the UK in a sustainable way is not just better for the environment but reduces reliance on foreign imports. Will my right hon. Friend please assure the people of Blyth Valley that he and...
  • International Trade: Free Trade Agreements: Effect on Blyth Valley 18 Jun 2020

    What assessment she has made of the potential effect of future free trade agreements on the economy in Blyth Valley.

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Conservative MP for Blyth Valley

Entered the House of Commons on 13 December 2019 — General election

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Department for Education
  • Education: Assessments

Currently held offices

  • Member, Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee (since 20 Jul 2020)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (since 2 Mar 2020)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Aug 2020.

8. Miscellaneous
From 13 January 2020, member of the Blyth Town Board. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 10 February 2020)

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