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A selection of Lord Mann's votes

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Recent appearances

  • Tree Pests and Diseases - Motion to Take Note 13 Feb 2020

    My Lords, I still have my PG Tips book of British trees—50 cards painstakingly plucked from individual tea packets and glued into my album. Sadly, I no longer have my I-Spy books to use with my grandchildren but, if I did, I warrant that it would take longer to spot the individual varieties of British trees than it took me, begging family and neighbours, to put together my PG Tips book of...
  • Industrial and Mining Towns - Question 13 Feb 2020

    My Lords, former mining towns that voted more for Brexit than anywhere else in the country do not want investment that goes round them; they want investment in them—that people can see inside them. Do the Government realise that their credibility in the next five years will be judged on this more than on any other issue?
  • Hate Crime: Anti-Semitism - Question 11 Feb 2020

    I refer to my declaration in the register of interests. As well as the bishops, six football clubs—Chelsea, West Ham United, Newcastle United, Bournemouth, Brighton and Crystal Palace—have all adopted the IHRA definition of anti-Semitism. Does the Minister agree that if it is good enough for the Church and football clubs, then it should be good enough for employers, trade unions,...

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Non-affiliated Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 28 October 2019

Previously MP for Bassetlaw until 6 November 2019 — Dissolved for election

Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election

Party was Labour until 6 Nov 2019

Also represented Bassetlaw

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Topics of interest

Lord Mann campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Trade and Industry
  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Treasury
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Miners' Compensation
  • Industrial Diseases: Compensation
  • Departmental Air Travel
  • Coal Health Claims
  • Freedom of Information

Other offices held in the past

  • Chair, Treasury Sub-Committee (14 Sep 2017 to 27 Oct 2019)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 27 Oct 2019)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (12 Jan 2009 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Tessa Jowell, Minister of State), Cabinet Office (28 Jun 2007 to 30 Dec 2008)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Richard Caborn, Minister of State), Department for Culture, Media & Sport (10 Nov 2005 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Member, Information Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Treasury Sub-Committee (20 Oct 2003 to 12 Jul 2005)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (20 Oct 2003 to 12 Jul 2005)
  • Member, Unopposed Bills (Panel) (14 Nov 2002 to 6 May 2010)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


Please note that numbers do not measure quality. Also, representatives may do other things not currently covered by this site. More about this

  • Has spoken in 24 debates since joining Parliament — above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Mann’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 156 written questions since joining Parliament — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 50.00% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 95 people are tracking this peer — email me updates on Lord Mann’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 3 times in debates — well below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 21 Oct 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments received from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, following the completion of surveys. Payment made to Bassetlaw CLP:
25 June 2018, received £75. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 18 December 2018)
23 July 2018, received £75. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 18 December 2018)
27 August 2018, received £75. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 18 December 2018)
31 October 2018, received £50. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 18 December 2018)
21 November 2018, received £75. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 18 December 2018)
11 July 2019, received £1,000 from the Fund Finance Association, 224 Fifth Avenue, Suite 1225, New York, NY, 10001, USA, for keynote speech at the 5th Annual European Fund Finance Symposium at the London Landmark Hotel on 20 June 2019. Hours (including preparation and travel): 4 hrs. (Registered 09 August 2019)
18 July 2019, received £500 from News UK, 1 London Bridge St, London SE1 9GF, for an article. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 09 August 2019)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: The Antisemitism Policy Trust
Address of donor: Antisemitism Policy Trust, BM 5369, London WC1N 3XX

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): flight and accommodation costing £955

Destination of visit: Germany

Dates of visit: 24-27 September 2018

Purpose of visit: To meet with football clubs to discuss antisemitism and racism in football.

(Registered 18 October 2018)
Name of donor: The American Jewish Congress
Address of donor: 165 East 56th Street, New York, New York 10022, United States of America

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): flights, hotel and other travel with a value of £3,528

Destination of visit: Washington DC, USA

Dates of visit: 2 to 4 June 2019

Purpose of visit: speaker on a panel at the international AJC conference on anti-semitism.

(Registered 14 June 2019)
Name of donor: European Population Forum
Address of donor: Rue Montoyer 23, Brussels, Belgium

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, food, accommodation and local transport, total value £2,058

Destination of visit: Zambia

Dates of visit: 23-26 June 2019

Purpose of visit: Parliamentary delegation to Zambian Parliamentary Assembly.

(Registered 09 August 2019)
Name of donor: European Population Forum
Address of donor: Rue Montoyer 23, Brussels, Belgium

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Rail fare, value £157

Destination of visit: Brussels

Date of visit: 8 July 2019

Purpose of visit: Executive meeting.

(Registered 09 August 2019)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Joanna White, as Office Manager.

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