Jeremy Corbyn

MP, Islington North

Islington North Labour

Jeremy Corbyn’s voting in Parliament

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

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

  • An investigation into the Iraq war. Jeremy Corbyn almost always voted for. Most Labour MPs consistently voted against. Show votes
  • Introducing foundation hospitals. Jeremy Corbyn consistently voted against. Most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Labour's anti-terrorism laws. Jeremy Corbyn almost always voted against. Most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • A stricter asylum system. Jeremy Corbyn almost always voted against. Most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • The Iraq war. Jeremy Corbyn consistently voted against. Most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Requiring the mass retention of information about communications. Jeremy Corbyn almost always voted against. Most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Use of UK military forces in combat operations overseas. Jeremy Corbyn consistently voted against. Most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Introducing ID cards. Jeremy Corbyn generally voted against. Most Labour MPs almost always voted for. Show votes
  • Allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. Jeremy Corbyn generally voted against. Most Labour MPs almost always voted for. Show votes
  • Replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system. Jeremy Corbyn almost always voted against. Most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • A transparent Parliament. Jeremy Corbyn generally voted for. Most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Jeremy Corbyn never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • [Mr Christopher Chope in the Chair] — Human Rights (Saudi Arabia) 21 Jul 2015

    The Minister mentioned the UN Human Rights Council’s universal periodic review, which was very strict and raised many complaints about Saudi Arabia. What are the Government doing to monitor progress on that? Is the UN going to send any special rapporteurs to Saudi Arabia, and have the Saudi Arabian Government agreed to that process?
  • [Mr Christopher Chope in the Chair] — Human Rights (Saudi Arabia) 21 Jul 2015

    The covenant that my hon. Friend has mentioned would also help to protect migrant workers, who, as I pointed out, are incredibly badly treated in Saudi Arabia. Does she agree that we should do more about migrant workers in that situation?
  • [Mr Christopher Chope in the Chair] — Human Rights (Saudi Arabia) 21 Jul 2015

    I apologise to the House, Mr Chope, for missing the first few minutes of this morning’s debate. The case of Raif Badawi highlights just how bad the human rights situation is in Saudi Arabia, but it is not the only case. I hope that the Minister will be able to reply to some short, simple points. The UN Human Rights Council has expressed many concerns about human rights, the judicial...

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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

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)

Numerology

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More about this

  • Has spoken in 85 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 84 written questions in the last year — well 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 41.51% 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.
  • 305 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Jeremy Corbyn’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1889 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Jul 2015.

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