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 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 almost always voted against a stricter asylum system, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. 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 consistently voted against use of UK military forces in combat operations overseas, 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 almost always voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Jeremy Corbyn generally voted for a transparent Parliament, while 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.
  • 327 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: 10 Aug 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, to be repaid by 12 September 2015

Date of receipt: 8 July 2015

Date of acceptance: 8 July 2015

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 28 July 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)
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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