Sometimes rebels against their party in this parliament
How John McDonnell voted on key issues since 2001
- Voted very strongly against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted moderately against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted very strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Voted moderately for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted very strongly against increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted strongly for restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHSDetails
- Voted very strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
- Voted strongly against reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patientsDetails
- Voted very strongly against introducing foundation hospitalsDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted very strongly for the hunting banDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integrationDetails
- Voted strongly against greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate changeDetails
- Has never voted on a transparent ParliamentDetails
- Voted very strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Voted strongly for a smoking banDetails
- Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
- Voted strongly against a stricter asylum systemDetails
- Voted moderately for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Voted strongly for an investigation into the Iraq warDetails
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted moderately against introducing ID cardsDetails
- Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
- Voted strongly against Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted very strongly against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
- Voted very strongly against allowing ministers to intervene in inquestsDetails
More on well-known issues (from the Guardian) & their full record
I will speak to the amendments in my name. I share the view of the right hon. Member for Banbury (Sir Tony Baldry) that we should not have nodded the programme motion through blithely. Many of my constituents have contacted me about the Bill, because care in my area is on the edge of crisis, with the new threshold rolling it back for many people. That is why I support new clause 11; people...
To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what estimate he has made of the number of trainee probation officers that the National Probation Service will need to recruit for financial years 2014-15 and 2015-16.
The problem with call centres is that in order to secure a face-to-face meeting, someone has to get through on the phone. At the moment, the Public Accounts Committee has set HMRC a performance target of 90% of calls for 2013-14, but performance, as at December 2013, was 76.2%. So HMRC is significantly failing its existing call centre targets already.
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Labour MP for Hayes and Harlington
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Topics of interest
- Home Department
- Communities and Local Government
- Work and Pensions
- Departmental Pay
- Fire Services
- National Offender Management Service
- Departmental Sustainable Development
- Departmental Manpower
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Unopposed Bills (Panel) Committee (to 11 Jun 2004)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 76 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 175 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 70.91% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 15 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 987 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)