Alan Johnson

MP, Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle

Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle Labour

Alan Johnson’s voting in Parliament

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

This is a selection of Alan Johnson’s votes.

  • Generally voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Has never voted on reducing central government funding of local government
  • Generally voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Generally voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes

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Alan Johnson occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • UK-EU Renegotiation 3 Feb 2016

    Will the Prime Minister join me in welcoming the launch today of Environmentalists for Europe, which is co-chaired by Stanley Johnson, the father of the hon. Member for Uxbridge and South Ruislip (Boris Johnson)? Will he also welcome the splendid article last week setting out the importance for science and technology of remaining in the European Union, which was penned by his Minister for...
  • State Pension Age (Women): Children in Care 7 Jan 2016

    I am puzzled by the hon. Gentleman’s contribution. Nobody supporting this motion or sponsoring it does not believe that children who are in danger should be removed from that danger quickly. His whole contribution and opposition to this motion is based on a total misconception. What we are saying is there are many children who go into care—and their voice is important, by the...
  • State Pension Age (Women): Children in Care 7 Jan 2016

    I am delighted to join the hon. Member for Telford (Lucy Allan) in sponsoring this debate. To declare my interest, I am the patron of the Family Rights Group, the charity that works with parents in England and Wales whose children are in need, at risk or in the care system. May I follow the hon. Lady in this preamble to my speech and say to those on the Treasury Bench that the Family Rights...

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Labour MP for Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle

Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

Expenses

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Topics of interest

  • Home Department
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Department for Education
  • Health
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Police: Accountability
  • Police: Finance
  • Icelandic-Water Trawlermen Compensation Scheme
  • Antisocial Behaviour Orders
  • Identity Cards

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer (8 Oct 2010 to 20 Jan 2011)
  • Shadow Home Secretary and Shadow Minister for Women and Equalities (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
  • The Secretary of State for the Home Department (6 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • The Secretary of State for Health (28 Jun 2007 to 5 Jun 2009)
  • Secretary of State for Education and Skills (5 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Secretary of State for Trade and Industry (6 May 2005 to 5 May 2006)
  • The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (9 Sep 2004 to 6 May 2005)
  • Minister of State (Education and Skills) (Lifelong Learning, Further and Higher Education) (13 Jun 2003 to 9 Sep 2004)
  • Minister of State (Employment Relations, Industry & the Regions) (11 Jun 2001 to 13 Jun 2003)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Trade and Industry) (29 Jul 1999 to 7 Jun 2001)
  • Member, Trade & Industry Committee (9 Jul 1997 to 19 Feb 1998)
  • Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee (1 Aug 1995 to 1 Aug 1997)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 4 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 2 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 58.29% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 69 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 94 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Alan Johnson’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1021 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
Contributed to BBC TV and radio programmes. Address: BBC Broadcasting House, Portland Place, London W1A 1AA:
Received payment of £3,500 during period 22 January 2015 to 12 March 2015. Hours: 15 hrs. (Registered 25 March 2015)
23 April 2015, received payment of £700. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 28 May 2015)
11 May 2015, received payment of £700. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 04 September 2015)
10 June 2015, received payment of £700. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 04 September 2015)
2 July 2015, received payment of £700. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 04 September 2015)
22 July 2015, received payment of £700. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 04 September 2015)
16 September 2015, received payment of £150 for appearing on 'Any Questions'. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 11 November 2015)
24 September 2015, received payment of £700 for appearing on 'This Week'. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 25 November 2015)
1 October 2015, received payment of £700 for appearing on 'This Week'. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 25 November 2015)
15 October 2015, received payment of £700 for appearing on 'This Week'. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 25 November 2015)
5 November 2015, received payment of £700 for appearing on 'This Week'. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 25 November 2015)
Contract with Transworld Publishers for writing books. Address: The Random House Group, 61-63 Uxbridge Road, London W5 5SA:
Received £32,000 in royalties. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 30 March 2015)
9 April 2015, received £17,375.43 in royalties. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 28 May 2015)
30 April 2015, received first instalment of advance for third book of £28,700 (Registered 28 May 2015)
Third and final advance payment for second book, of £19,345, received on 3 June 2015. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 04 September 2015)
7 October 15, received £31,454.90 in royalties. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 11 November 2015)
Payment of £500 from the Radio Times, Immediate Media London Ltd, 44 Brook Green, Hammersmith, W6 7BT for an extract from my book. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 30 March 2015)
Payment of £2,000 from Prime Performers Ltd, 1-2 Faulkners Alley, London, EC1M 6DD for speaking at an event in City Hall in London on 5 February 2015. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 30 March 2015)
3 June 2015, received £7,500, plus travel and three nights hotel accommodation, from International Travel and Tourism Association,Conduit House, Conduit Lane, Hoddesdon, EN11 8EP for speech in Ras Al Khaimah. Hours: 16 hours including preparation and travel. (Registered 04 September 2015)
3 September 2015, payment of £700 from News UK and Ireland Ltd, 1 London Bridge Street, London SE1 9GF, for restaurant review. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 11 November 2015)
10 September 2015, received payment of £1,972 from Hearst Magazines Ltd, 72 Broadwick St, London W1F 9EP, for an article in Esquire. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 25 November 2015)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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