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Lucy Powell

Labour (Co-op) - Manchester Central

Shadow Minister (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)

(since April 2020)

Department Event
Wednesday 21st April 2021
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Fifth Delegated Legislation Committee - Debate - General Committee
21 Apr 2021, 2:30 p.m.
The draft Greenhouse Gas Emissions (Kyoto Protocol Registry) Regulations 2021
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Department Event
Monday 26th April 2021
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Motion - Main Chamber
Motion to approve the Draft Warm Home Discount (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2021
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Division Votes
Thursday 15th April 2021
Domestic Abuse Bill
voted No - in line with the party majority
One of 194 Labour No votes vs 0 Labour Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 352 Noes - 222
Speeches
Thursday 25th March 2021
UK Steel Production: Greensill Capital

The Secretary of State has been dragged here to finally say something, because earlier in the week he had nothing …

Written Answers
Tuesday 6th April 2021
Department for Education: Iron and Steel
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate he has made of the level of UK-produced steel procured …
Early Day Motions
Monday 20th January 2020
Rail investment across the North and Midlands
That this House notes that strategic rail infrastructure is critical to the long-term success of the UK and all of …
Bills
Online Forums Bill 2017-19
The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will …
MP Financial Interests
Monday 8th June 2020
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Common Good Labour Ltd
Address of donor: Room 216 China works, Black Prince Road, London SE1 7SJ …
EDM signed
Monday 24th February 2020
Deportations ahead of the Windrush Lessons Learned Review Publication
This House deplores the Government's ongoing use of deportation flights to Commonwealth countries against the recommendations of the Windrush Lessons …
Supported Legislation
Representation of the People (Young People's Enfranchisement and Education) Bill 2017-19
The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will …

Division Voting information

During the current Parliamentary Session, Lucy Powell has voted in 196 divisions, and never against the majority of their Party.

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Debate information

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Significant Manchester Central Petitions

Current Signatures Final Signatures Title Petition Deadline
45,962
Petition Closed

Give further financial support to the Events and Hospitality industry

Gov Responded - 15 Oct 2020 Debated on - 11 Jan 2021 View Lucy Powell's petition debate contributions
9 Mar 2021
closed 1 month, 1 week ago

Being the first to close and still no clue as to when we can open, this seasonal industry is losing its summer profits that allows them to get through the first quarter of next year.

Even if we are allowed to open in December, 1 months profit won't be enough to keep us open in 2021. We need help

209,984
Petition Closed

Create a Minister for Hospitality in the UK Government

Gov Responded - 3 Nov 2020 Debated on - 11 Jan 2021 View Lucy Powell's petition debate contributions
6 Apr 2021
closed 1 week, 4 days ago

The UK hospitality industry. Responsible for around 3m jobs, generating £130bn in activity, resulting in £38bn in taxation. Yet, unlike the Arts or Sports, we do not have a dedicated Minister.

We are asking that a Minister for Hospitality be created for the current, and successive governments.

113,401
Petition Closed

Increase Number of Guests Permitted at Weddings, according to Venue Capacity

Gov Responded - 11 Sep 2020 Debated on - 9 Nov 2020 View Lucy Powell's petition debate contributions
4 Feb 2021
closed 2 months, 1 week ago

Weddings take months and even years of intricate planning. Myself and many others believe the maximum number of guests authorised at wedding ceremonies should be increased. The number of guests permitted at weddings should be calculated according to venue capacity.

146,187
Petition Closed

Let Us Dance - Support nightclubs, dance music events and festivals

Gov Responded - 14 Oct 2020 Debated on - 9 Nov 2020 View Lucy Powell's petition debate contributions
30 Jan 2021
closed 2 months, 2 weeks ago

Extend funding to nightclubs, dance music events and festivals as part of the £1.57bn support package announced by the government for Britain's arts and culture sector to survive the hit from the pandemic. #LetUSDance

156,835
Petition Closed

Call on PM to take action to build public trust in the Grenfell Tower Inquiry

Gov Responded - 5 Jan 2018 Debated on - 14 May 2018 View Lucy Powell's petition debate contributions
30 May 2018
closed 2 years, 10 months ago

Bereaved families & survivors call on PM to exercise her powers under the Inquiries Act 2005 to appoint additional panel members with decision making power to sit alongside Chair in Grenfell Tower Inquiry: to ensure those affected have confidence in & are willing to fully participate in the Inquiry


Most recent EDMs signed by Lucy Powell

Date Tabled Title Signatures
12 Feb 2020
Lucy Powell signed this EDM on Monday 24th February 2020

Deportations ahead of the Windrush Lessons Learned Review Publication

Tabled by: Nadia Whittome (Labour - Nottingham East)
This House deplores the Government's ongoing use of deportation flights to Commonwealth countries against the recommendations of the Windrush Lessons Learned Review; notes that while the publication of the Review has been much delayed without explanation, it is expected to recommend the cessation of all deportations of people who have …
69 signatures
(Most recent: 5 Nov 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 38
Scottish National Party: 15
Liberal Democrat: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Independent: 3
Alba Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
20 Jan 2020
Lucy Powell signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 20th January 2020

Rail investment across the North and Midlands

Tabled by: Lucy Powell (Labour (Co-op) - Manchester Central)
That this House notes that strategic rail infrastructure is critical to the long-term success of the UK and all of its parts; believes that after decades of under-investment in strategic rail infrastructure High Speed 2, Northern Powerhouse Rail and Midlands Engine Rail delivered in full represent a once in a …
13 signatures
(Most recent: 3 Feb 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 12
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
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Commons initiatives

2 Urgent Questions tabled by Lucy Powell

Date Forum Title
25 Mar 2021 Commons Chamber UK Steel Production: Greensill Capital
28 Mar 2018 Commons Chamber Kerslake Arena Attack Review

Lucy Powell has not been granted any Adjournment Debates in the current sitting

1 Bill introduced by Lucy Powell


The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to make administrators and moderators of certain online forums responsible for content published on those forums; to require such administrators and moderators to remove certain content; to require platforms to publish information about such forums; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Tuesday 11th September 2018
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