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 almost always 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 never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 10 Feb 2016

    I join the Prime Minister and the hon. Member for Eastleigh (Mims Davies) in paying tribute to Harry Harpham, the hon. Member for Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough, a former miner, who passed away last week. Just a short time ago, Harry used his last question here to ask the Prime Minister about Sheffield Forgemasters and the steel industry. I hope the Prime Minister will reflect on his...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 10 Feb 2016

    I am very pleased that the Prime Minister wants to help deliver decent housing for Rosie. She lives and works in London, and as the Prime Minister knows, London is very, very expensive. He talks about people getting on the housing ladder, but the reality is that home ownership has fallen under his Government by 200,000—it actually rose by 1 million under the last Labour Government. His...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 10 Feb 2016

    The Prime Minister ought to be aware that just one home has been built for every eight that have been sold under his Government. People are increasingly finding it very difficult to find anywhere to live. The Chancellor’s crude cuts in housing benefits for those in supported housing are putting at risk hundreds of thousands of elderly people, people with mental health conditions, war...

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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 55 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 31 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 53.13% 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.
  • 432 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Jeremy Corbyn’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1928 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Dec 2015.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments for Working with Parliament lectures arranged by Paul Grant, [private address]:
Received £150 for lecture on 16 December 2014. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 16 March 2015)
Received £150 for lecture on 20 January 2015. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 16 March 2015)
Received £150 for lecture on 10 March 2015. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 16 March 2015)
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)
Payments from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for opinion surveys:
9 June 2014, £75 received for April 2014 survey. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 26 March 2015)
5 August 2014, £75 received for May/Jun 2014 survey. Hours: 90 mins. (Registered 26 March 2015)
£75 received for Jan/Feb survey. Hours: 90 mins. (Registered 26 March 2015)
Payments for FCO course lectures (Understanding Government) from CSL, PO Box 202, Darlington DL1 9HB:
Received £150 for lecture on 15 May 2014. Hours: 1hr. (Registered 16 March 2015)
Received £150 for lecture on 12 June 2014. Hours: 1hr. (Registered 16 March 2015)
Received £150 for lecture on 19 June 2014. Hours: 1hr. (Registered 16 March 2015)
Received £150 for lecture on 3 July 2014. Hours: 1hr. (Registered 16 March 2015)
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)
9 June 2014, received payment of £80 from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London, EC1Y 8RT, for online survey. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 26 March 2015)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
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: £4,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 30 March 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)
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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