Lucy Powell

Lucy Powell is the Labour (Co-op) MP for Manchester Central, and has been an MP continually since 15 November 2012. She currently holds the Government post of Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons.

Parliamentary career

Find out about the Parliamentary career of Lucy Powell, including posts and roles held.

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Previous

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Representations

Elections contested

Manchester, Withington
6 May 2010
Commons

Opposition posts

Shadow Leader of the House of Commons
Office of the Leader of the House of Commons
4 September 2023 - 30 May 2024
Commons
Shadow Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Department for Culture, Media and Sport
29 November 2021 - 4 September 2023
Commons
Shadow Secretary of State for Housing
Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities
19 September 2021 - 29 November 2021
Commons
Shadow Secretary of State for Housing
Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
9 May 2021 - 19 September 2021
Commons
Shadow Minister (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)
Department for Business and Trade
10 April 2020 - 9 May 2021
Commons
Shadow Secretary of State for Education
Department for Education
14 September 2015 - 26 June 2016
Commons
Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office
Cabinet Office
5 November 2014 - 14 September 2015
Commons
Shadow Minister (Education)
Department for Education
7 October 2013 - 5 November 2014
Commons

Committee memberships