David Winnick

MP, Walsall North

Walsall North Labour

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

  • Brain Family: Deportation 26 May 2016

    Should the Minister not bear in mind two things? First, since he has come to the Dispatch Box no Conservative supporters of his have supported in any way the decision the Home Office has made. Secondly, would it not be appropriate to understand the strength of feeling that Opposition Members have expressed throughout these exchanges? It is always important to recognise when the House of...
  • Women and Equalities: Older Women in the Workplace 26 May 2016

    I want to mention just one workplace. While it is perfectly right that someone in his late 70s should be a regular presenter on BBC television—he is younger than I am—can the Minister imagine a female of that age in the same position? Is that not a form of age discrimination by a public body?

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Labour MP for Walsall North

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

Also represented Croydon South

Expenses

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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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More about this

  • Has spoken in 74 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all David Winnick’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 25 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2014, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 73.33% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 21 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1913 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 16 May 2016.

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