David Winnick

MP, Walsall North

Walsall North Labour

David Winnick campaigned to remain in the European Union

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David Winnick’s voting in Parliament

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

However, David Winnick sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • David Winnick consistently voted for a transparent Parliament, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes
  • David Winnick generally voted against requiring the mass retention of information about communications, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • David Winnick generally voted against introducing ID cards, while most Labour MPs almost always voted for. Show votes
  • David Winnick generally voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • David Winnick generally voted for university tuition fees, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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David Winnick has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • EU Council 29 Jun 2016

    The leave campaign undoubtedly made totally false pledges, which have all been exposed accordingly, but on the issue that has been raised on a number of occasions today, does not some of the responsibility for the result lie with the EU leadership, which showed no flexibility whatsoever over an issue that is certainly important in the area that I have the honour to represent—the issue...
  • Orlando Attack: Uk Security Measures 13 Jun 2016

    On gun controls, are we not fortunate that legislation was brought in during the closing years of the last century, which has, to say the least, been very good for the country? I am glad that the Home Secretary mentioned Bangladesh. Is it not the case that in recent weeks, gays, atheists and free thinkers have all been murdered? While deploring the terrible atrocity that happened in the US on...
  • Business of the House 9 Jun 2016

    In regard to parliamentary representation for women, it is worth remembering that in 1912 a future Labour Cabinet member, George Lansbury, resigned his London east end seat in protest against women being denied the right to vote and to be represented in the House of Commons. He subsequently fought a by-election, which unfortunately he did not win, although he came back to the House in due...

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Labour MP for Walsall North

Entered the House of Commons on 31 March 1966 — General election

Also represented Croydon South


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Topics of interest

  • Home Department
  • Treasury
  • Work and Pensions
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • House of Commons Commission
  • Members: Correspondence
  • Correspondence
  • Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards
  • UK Border Agency: Correspondence
  • Iraq

Currently held offices

  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (since 8 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (1 Jun 1997 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Treasury & Civil Service Sub-Committee (15 May 1989 to 16 Mar 1992)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (2 Mar 1989 to 21 Mar 1997)
  • Member, Treasury & Civil Service Committee (17 Jun 1987 to 15 May 1989)
  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (9 Jun 1983 to 1 Jun 1987)
  • Member, Environment Committee (3 May 1979 to 9 Jun 1983)

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Last updated: 27 Jun 2016.


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