Joan Ryan

MP, Enfield North

Enfield North Labour

Joan Ryan’s voting in Parliament

Joan Ryan is a Labour MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

However, Joan Ryan sometimes differs from their party collegues, such as:

  • Joan Ryan consistently voted for higher taxes on alcoholic drinks, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes
  • Joan Ryan consistently voted against greater regulation of gambling, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Joan Ryan consistently voted for university tuition fees, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Joan Ryan’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Joan Ryan’s full vote analysis page for more.

Joan Ryan never rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Labour MP for Enfield North

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


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Topics of interest

  • Children
  • Schools and Families
  • Home Department
  • Health
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Work and Pensions
  • Sri Lanka: Armed Conflict
  • General Practitioners: Enfield
  • New Deal Schemes: Enfield
  • Teachers: Enfield
  • Social Security Benefits: Greater London

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Children, Schools and Families Committee (9 Nov 2007 to 26 Nov 2007)
  • Member, Children, Schools and Families Committee (7 Nov 2007 to 27 Nov 2007)
  • Vice-Chair, Labour Party (29 Jun 2007 to 14 Sep 2008)
  • Prime Minister's Special Representative to Cyprus (29 Jun 2007 to 14 Sep 2008)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Home Office (8 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department (5 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Member, Selection Committee (1 Nov 2005 to 3 Aug 2006)
  • Member, Selection Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • The Lord Commissioner of Her Majesty's Treasury (13 Jun 2003 to 5 May 2006)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (29 May 2002 to 13 Jun 2003)
  • Government Whip (technically a Lords Commissioner, HM Treasury) (29 May 2002 to 8 May 2006)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (5 Nov 2001 to 10 May 2006)

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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 8 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 47 written questions in the last year — 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 60.38% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 11 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.
  • 84 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Joan Ryan’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 149 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Jul 2015.


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