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Lucy Powell

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As the prospect of a Tory government gets nearer, many traditional Labour voters - some who switched away in recent times and many who stayed at home - seem more determined to prevent that happening.

— Lucy Powell

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At its most basic the democratic contract is a simple one: the right to vote comes with a responsibility to society, through tax payments and citizenship.

— Lucy Powell

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At times unpopular measures are needed in order to change behaviour.

— Lucy Powell

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Being out and about talking to residents and representing their views is, in my view, as important to politics as the grandstanding that takes place in Westminster.

— Lucy Powell

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Connecting people to jobs and to each other is absolutely vital to a city's economy (and to the wider economy).

— Lucy Powell

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Doing nothing and shrinking spending may save us public money in the short term but could cost us a great deal more over time as the recession takes hold for much longer.

— Lucy Powell

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For sure, the 'Obamania' that's fast taking hold reflects an incredible thirst for change in global politics and, dare I say, a wave of optimism that things can be different.

— Lucy Powell

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Funding for sports (and the arts) are often the first things facing the chop in difficult times.

— Lucy Powell

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I have run a general election campaign pregnant and ran Ed Miliband's leadership campaign commuting to London with a new baby so I already have my system set up.

— Lucy Powell

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A global deal will only be possible if Britain plays its part, leading the way with other developed countries.

— Lucy Powell

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She then served as Ed Miliband's acting and later deputy chief of staff from September 2010 to April 2012. After Britain in Europe was wound down in June 2005 because of the referendum "No" votes in France and the Netherlands Lucy Powell worked for the non-departmental public body or quango NESTA (the National Endowment for Science Technology and the Arts) inititally in a public affairs role and later to establish and manage the Manchester Innovation Fund project. 2010
She was selected as Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Manchester Withington in April 2007 to contest the seat against the incumbent Liberal Democrat Member of Parliament John Leech for the 2010 general election.

Lucy Maria Powell (born 10 October 1974) is a British Labour and Co-operative politician and Member of Parliament for Manchester Central in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. She was elected at the Manchester Central by-election in November 2012.

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