John Healey

MP, Wentworth and Dearne

Wentworth and Dearne Labour

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How John Healey voted since 2001
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  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Source
  • Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted moderately against encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
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John Healey hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Child Sex Abuse (Rotherham) 2 Sep 2014

    The scale and brutality of the sexual exploitation revealed in the Jay report have shocked and shamed our whole town. Does the Home Secretary agree that those who knew about that terrible abuse but did not do their job by protecting those children or prosecuting the offenders must now be called to account? The Labour council leader has rightly resigned, and the Labour party is taking further...
  • Written Answers — Treasury: Revenue and Customs 10 Jul 2014

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what steps he is taking to ensure that sharing of customer information collected by HM Revenue and Customs is subject to appropriate safeguards.
  • Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits 11 Jun 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what assessment he has made of the potential effects of removing dedicated funding for local welfare assistance; and if he will review the current local welfare assistance arrangements introduced in 2013 before any such change is made.

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Labour MP for Wentworth and Dearne

Entered House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

Also represented Wentworth

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Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Education
  • Work and Pensions
  • Treasury
  • Telephone Services
  • Non-departmental Public Bodies
  • Public Expenditure
  • Mortgages: Government Assistance
  • Billing

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Health (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
  • Shadow Minister (Housing and Planning) (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
  • Minister of State (Housing and Planning), Department for Communities and Local Government (23 Mar 2010 to 11 May 2010)
  • Minister of State, Department for Communities and Local Government (3 Nov 2009 to 23 Mar 2010)
  • Minister of State (Housing and Planning), Department for Communities and Local Government (24 Sep 2009 to 3 Nov 2009)
  • Minister of State (Housing), Department for Communities and Local Government (10 Jun 2009 to 24 Sep 2009)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (3 Dec 2008 to 29 Dec 2009)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee (4 Jun 2008 to 3 Dec 2008)
  • Minister of State (Local Government), Department for Communities and Local Government (19 Oct 2007 to 10 Jun 2009)
  • Minister of State, Department for Communities and Local Government (28 Jun 2007 to 19 Oct 2007)
  • Member, Tax Law Rewrite Bills (Joint Committee) (6 Dec 2005 to 13 Jan 2009)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (20 Jul 2005 to 20 Nov 2007)
  • Financial Secretary, HM Treasury (11 May 2005 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Member, Tax Law Rewrite Bills (Joint Committee) (21 Dec 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Economic Secretary, HM Treasury (29 May 2002 to 11 May 2005)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Education and Skills (11 Jun 2001 to 29 May 2002)

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  • Has spoken in 26 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 60 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 72.74% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 29 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 954 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 26 Aug 2014.

4. Sponsorships
(b) Support in the capacity as an MP:
(b) Name of donor: PriceWaterhouse Coopers LLP
(b) Address of donor: 7 More London Riverside, London SE1 2RT
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Services of a research officer from 1 April 2014 to 22 July 2014, with a total value of £32,670 to assist me with policy analysis on housing and housing benefit
(b) Date of receipt: from 1 April 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: 1 April 2014
(b) Donor status: limited liability partnership
(b) (Registered 2 April 2014)
(b) Name of donor: Mal Ogg
(b) Address of donor: private
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 to cover annual subscription cost of the Parliamentary Research Service in supporting the operation of my constituency office service
(b) Date of receipt: 18 August 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: 18 August 2014
(b) Donor status: individual
(b) (Registered 20 August 2014)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: Analysis, Research and Communications Ltd
Address of donor: 119 Massingbere Way, London SW17 6PQ
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): Return flight from London to Tel Aviv with a value of £500; hotel food and other travel valued at approximately £500; total approximately £1,000
Destination of visit: Israel and Palestinian Territories
Date of visit: 12-16 September 2013
Purpose of visit: Informal fact finding visit, involving meetings with UN agencies, youth groups, business leaders, Ministers, MPs and senior government officials from the Palestinian authority and Israel
(Registered 1 November 2013)
11. Miscellaneous
Unremunerated non-executive Chair of Affordable Warmth Solutions CIC (from 23 July 2013), 1st Floor East, 32 Homer Road, Solihull, West Midlands B91 3LT. Commitment of approx 3 hrs a month from April 2013. (Registered 30 April 2013)
From December 2013, unremunerated board member of Heseltine Institute for Public Policy and Practice, University of Liverpool, Chatham St, Liverpool L69 7ZH. Commitment of approx 10 hrs a year. (Registered 24 February 2014)
Unremunerated Co-chair of the Advisory Board of GovernUp, a project to improve the effectiveness of government (Registered 2 April 2014)

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