John McDonnell

MP, Hayes and Harlington

Hayes and Harlington Labour

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How John McDonnell voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted strongly against university tuition fees Source
  • Voted very strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted very strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
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John McDonnell sometimes rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • [Mr Dai Havard in the Chair] — Remploy Workers 26 Nov 2014

    Thank you, Mr Havard, for calling me to speak. I apologise in advance, because I will have to leave this debate early to chair another meeting. I wanted to say a few words before I go. It is important that people understand the architecture that Remploy fitted into. Way back, after I had come off the shop floor and been to university, I started working for the National Union of Mineworkers....
  • [Mr Dai Havard in the Chair] — Remploy Workers 26 Nov 2014

    I apologise because I have to leave the Chamber to chair a meeting. I recall my hon. Friend’s engagement with the Remploy workers, via their trade unions, in his local factory. Can he confirm that, throughout the process, under the last Government and this one, the workers at that factory, through their unions, were willing to engage in any forms of restructuring, were looking at...
  • [Mr Dai Havard in the Chair] — Remploy Workers 26 Nov 2014

    Before my hon. Friend moves on from the Sayce review, it is worth putting one point on the record. The Government have prayed in aid the Sayce review all through the process. The Sayce review said that there should be a proper process of consultation—that was envisaged to be six months so that people could engage in a proper dialogue about their futures, but we got 90 days. That was one...

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Labour MP for Hayes and Harlington

Entered House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election


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Topics of interest

  • Transport
  • Justice
  • Home Department
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Work and Pensions
  • Departmental Pay
  • Fire Services
  • National Offender Management Service
  • Departmental Sustainable Development
  • Departmental Manpower

Currently held offices

  • Member, Justice Committee

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 73 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 136 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 during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 72.25% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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") 1039 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 24 Nov 2014.

4. Sponsorships
(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by the party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: Unite the Union
(a) Address of donor: Unite House, 128 Theobalds Road, London WC1X 8TN
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000
(a) Donor status: trade union
(a) (Registered 15 April 2014)

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