Jeremy Corbyn

Leader of Her Majesty's Official Opposition

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Islington North Labour

Jeremy Corbyn’s voting in Parliament

Jeremy Corbyn is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

However, Jeremy Corbyn sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Jeremy Corbyn consistently voted against introducing foundation hospitals, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Jeremy Corbyn almost always voted against Labour's anti-terrorism laws, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Jeremy Corbyn generally voted for an investigation into the Iraq war, while most Labour MPs almost always voted against. Show votes
  • Jeremy Corbyn consistently voted against the Iraq war, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Jeremy Corbyn almost always voted against requiring the mass retention of information about communications, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Jeremy Corbyn generally voted against introducing ID cards, while most Labour MPs almost always voted for. Show votes
  • Jeremy Corbyn generally voted against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests, while most Labour MPs almost always voted for. Show votes
  • Jeremy Corbyn generally voted for a transparent Parliament, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes
  • Jeremy Corbyn generally voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Jeremy Corbyn has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • The Prime Minister Was Asked: Engagements 27 Apr 2016

    Yesterday, after 27 years, the 96 people who tragically lost their lives at Hillsborough, and their families, finally received the justice they were entitled to. I welcome the fact that the Prime Minister has apologised for the actions of previous Governments, and I join him in paying tribute to all those families who have campaigned with such dignity, steadfastness and determination, to get...
  • The Prime Minister Was Asked: Engagements 27 Apr 2016

    Well, there wasn’t much of an answer there. Will the Prime Minister tell the House—[Interruption.] If Conservative Members would be patient, they might hear the simple question that I am putting to the Prime Minister. Will he tell the House whether he will bring forward legislation to force good and outstanding schools to become academies against their wishes in the upcoming...
  • The Prime Minister Was Asked: Engagements 27 Apr 2016

    We look forward to that, but there is still time for the U-turn that I am sure is at the back of the Prime Minister’s mind. It has been reported that the Government are considering allowing good local authorities to form multi-academy trusts. Ironically, that would give local authorities more responsibility for running schools than they have now, although the Prime Minister has...

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Labour MP for Islington North

Entered the House of Commons on 9 June 1983 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Defence
  • Home Department
  • Transport
  • Health
  • Iraq
  • Western Sahara
  • British Indian Ocean Territory
  • Nuclear Weapons
  • Trident

Currently held offices

  • Leader of Her Majesty's Official Opposition (since 12 Sep 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Justice Committee (16 May 2011 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, London Regional Select Committee (14 Dec 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Social Security Committee (27 Apr 1992 to 21 Mar 1997)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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More about this

  • Has spoken in 56 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Jeremy Corbyn’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 7 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2014, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 56.81% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 32 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 441 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Jeremy Corbyn’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1949 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 18 Apr 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments for FCO course lectures (Understanding Government) from CSL, PO Box 202, Darlington DL1 9HB:
6 August 2015, received £600 for lectures given on 4 and 18 June 2015 and 9 and 16 July 2015. Hours: 1 hr each; 4 hrs in total. (Registered 07 August 2015)
10 August 2015, received £150 for lecture on 11 June 2015. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 10 August 2015)
Payments for Working with Parliament lectures arranged by Paul Grant, [private address]:
11 June 2015, received £150. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 07 August 2015)
23 June 2015, received £150. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 07 August 2015)
14 July 2015, received £150. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 07 August 2015)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Jon Lansman
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: interest-free and unsecured loan of £5,123.59 towards my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party, repaid 24 July 2015

Date of receipt: 23 June 2015

Date of acceptance: 23 June 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 23 July 2015; updated 27 July 2015)
Name of donor: Unite the union
Address of donor: 128 Theobalds Road, London WC1X 8TN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: interest-free and unsecured loan of £50,000 towards my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party. This loan was written off by Unite on 12 September 2015.

Date of receipt: 8 July 2015

Date of acceptance: 8 July 2015

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 28 July 2015; updated 6 October 2015)
Name of donor: National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers
Address of donor: Unity House, 39 Chalton St, London NW1 1JD

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £25,000 towards my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date of receipt: 17 July 2015

Date of acceptance: 17 July 2015

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 28 July 2015)
Name of donor: ASLEF
Address of donor: 77 St John St, London EC1M 4Nn

amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000 towards my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date of receipt: 22 July 2015

Date of acceptance: 22 July 2015

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 28 July 2015)
Name of donor: Transport Salaried Staffs’ Association
Address of donor: Walkden House, 10 Melton Street, London, NW1 2EJ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: write off of costs for serviced offices for my leadership campaign from 22 June to 30 July 2015 and donation of office space from 31 July to 22 September 2015, valued at £2,925.67 in total

Date received: 31 July 2015

Date accepted: 31 July 2015

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 04 August 2015)
Name of donor: Unite the Union
Address of donor: Unite House, 128 Theobald's Road, London, WC1X 8TN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: serviced offices for my leadership campaign from 15 July 2015 to 15 August 2015, valued at £3,000.

Date of received: 15 July 2015

Date of acceptance: 15 July 2015

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 04 August 2015)
Name of donor: Unite the Union
Address of donor: 128 Theobald's Road, London, WC1X 8TN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £50,000 towards my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 23 July 2015

Date accepted: 23 July 2015

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 21 August 2015)
Name of donor: Unite the Union
Address of donor: 128 Theobald's Road, London, WC1X 8TN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: secondment of staff to my leadership campaign, valued at £10,762.42

Date received: 6 August 2015

Date accepted: 6 August 2015

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 21 August 2015)
Name of donor: Dr Ibrahim Hamami
Address of donor:private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 towards my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 12 August 2015

Date accepted: 12 August 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 9 September 2015; updated 19 October 2015)
Name of donor: Communication Workers Union
Address of donor: 150 The Broadway, Wimbledon, SW19 1RX

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £7,000 towards my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 13 August 2015

Date of acceptance: 13 August 2015

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 09 September 2015)
Name of donor: Unite the Union
Address of donor: 128 Theobald's Road, London, WC1X 8TN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £50,000 towards my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received:21 August 2015

Date accepted: 21 August 2015

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 09 September 2015)
Name of donor: The Fire Brigades Union
Address of donor: Bradley House, 68 Coombe Rd, Kingston-upon-Thames, KT2 7AE

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 towards my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 27 August 2015

Date accepted: 27 August 2015

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 09 September 2015)
Name of donor: Communication Workers Union
Address of donor: 150 The Broadway, Wimbledon SW19 1RX

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: secondment of staff to my leadership campaign between 17 August and 11 September 2015, valued at £3,249.09

Date received: 31 August 2015

Date accepted: 31 August 2015

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 06 October 2015)
Name of donor: Cassandra E Fox
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £8,780.90 towards my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 9 September 2015

Date accepted: 9 September 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 06 October 2015)
Name of donor: Prof. E T Honderich
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 towards my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 16 September 2015

Date accepted: 16 September 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 06 October 2015)
Name of donor: Thompsons Solicitors LLP
Address of donor: Congress House, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3LW

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: the provision of catering at the Leader of the Opposition's reception for trade unionists; value £1,729.80

Date received: 27 January 2016

Date accepted: 27 January 2016

Donor status: limited liability partnership

(Registered 08 February 2016; updated 09 February 2016)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: (1) Save Shaker Aamer Campaign; (2) Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament
Address of donor: (1) Unit 36, 88-90 Hatton Garden, London, EC1N 8PG (2) 162 Holloway Road, London N7 8DQ

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): (1) Flights costing £734.46; hotel costing £638.57, and sundries costing £347.44, £1720.47 in total; (2) reimbursement of train fares costing £155 and accommodation costing £109.54, £264.54 in total

Destination of visit: Washington DC and New York

Date of visit: 18 - 21 May 2015

Purpose of visit: (1) Advocacy on behalf of British detainee Shaker Aamer in Guantanamo Bay and (2)Non Proliferation Treaty Conference in New York on 21 and 22 May 2015

(Registered 31 July 2015)

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