Andy Burnham’s voting in Parliament

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

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  • Andy Burnham generally voted for university tuition fees, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Labour MP for Leigh

Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Education
  • Transport
  • Culture Media and Sport
  • Trade and Industry
  • General Practitioners
  • NHS: Reorganisation
  • Cancer
  • Free Schools
  • Car Insurance

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Home Secretary (since 14 Sep 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Health (7 Oct 2011 to 14 Sep 2015)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (Education and Election Co-ordinator) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Health (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
  • The Secretary of State for Health (6 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • The Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (25 Jan 2008 to 5 Jun 2009)
  • The Chief Secretary to the Treasury (28 Jun 2007 to 24 Jan 2008)
  • Minister of State (Department of Health) (Delivery and Quality) (5 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Home Office) (10 May 2005 to 5 May 2006)
  • PPS (Rt Hon David Blunkett, Secretary of State), Home Office (10 Apr 2005 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • PPS (Rt Hon David Blunkett, Secretary of State), Home Office (13 May 2004 to 16 Dec 2004)
  • Member, Health Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 20 Oct 2003)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 31 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Andy Burnham’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 8 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2014, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 49.82% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 77 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 216 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Andy Burnham’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1110 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 16 May 2016.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Unite
Address of donor: 128 Theobalds Road, London, WC1X 8TN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 04 June 2015)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Dr Gabriel Scally
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £20,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 14 May 2015

Date accepted: 4 June 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 09 June 2015)
Name of donor: Mr Graham Nigel Cole
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: interest free loan of £12,227 to cover rental deposit of an office during my campaign for the leadership of the Labour Party, 3 June to 10 September 2015. On 24 November 2015, repayment amount donated towards outstanding campaign costs, including two weeks' office rental at £6,981.68.

Date received: 28 May 2015

Date accepted: 28 May 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 9 June 2015; updated 10 December 2015)
Name of donor: Mr Graham Nigel Cole
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: for June 2015, £14,773 in paying the monthly rental, phone and internet costs of an office during my campaign for the leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 28 May 2015

Date accepted: 28 May 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 9 June 2015; updated 20 October 2015)
Name of donor: Imtiaz Shah
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 20 May 2015

Date accepted: 4 June 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 12 June 2015)
Name of donor: Gurinder Sandhu
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 3 June 2015

Date accepted: 23 June 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 26 June 2015)
Name of donor: DCD Properties Ltd
Address of donor: 90 Long Acre, London WC2E 9RA

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 3 June 2015

Date accepted: 25 June 2015

Donor status: company, registration 03092306

(Registered 26 June 2015)
Name of donor: Michael Sternberg
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 5 June 2015

Date accepted: 12 June 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 26 June 2015)
Name of donor: La Morada Ltd
Address of donor: Suite 4 First Floor, Weaver House, Ashville Point, Sutton Weaver, Runcorn WA7 3FW

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 8 June 2015

Date accepted: 3 July 2015

Donor status: company, registration 07811342

(Registered 06 July 2015)
Name of donor: Ecotricity Group Ltd
Address of donor: Unicorn House, 7 Russell Street, Stroud GL5 3AX

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £20,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 10 June 2015

Date accepted: 3 July 2015

Donor status: company, registration 03521776

(Registered 06 July 2015)
Name of donor: Vermont Construction Ltd
Address of donor: 23 Argyle Street, Liverpool L1 5BL

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 12 June 2015

Date accepted: 3 July 2015

Donor status: company, registration 05253446

(Registered 06 July 2015)
Name of donor: Paul Flanagan
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 16 June 2015

Date accepted: 23 June 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 06 July 2015)
Name of donor: Graham Nigel Cole
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 25 June 2015

Date accepted: 2 July 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 06 July 2015)
Name of donor: Imtiaz Shah
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 30 June 2015

Date accepted: 2 July 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 06 July 2015)
Name of donor: Mr M Naheed Randhawa
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 2 July 2015

Date accepted: 6 July 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 06 July 2015)
Name of donor: Dr Reza Tabrizi
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 30 June 2015

Date accepted: 2 July 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 06 July 2015)
Name of donor: Sir Sigmund Sternberg
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 3 July 2015

Date accepted: 6 July 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 06 July 2015)
Name of donor: Dr Ann G Limb
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 1 July 2015

Date accepted: 2 July 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 13 July 2015)
Name of donor: Howard Borrington
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,200 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party (registered together with donation received on 7 July 2015)

Date received: 26 May 2015

Date accepted: 12 June 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 13 July 2015)
Name of donor: Howard Borrington
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £800 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party (registered together with donation received on 26 May 2015)

Date received: 7 July 2015

Date accepted: 13 July 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 13 July 2015)
Name of donor: Mr Syed H Raza
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 30 June 2015

Date accepted: 2 July 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 13 July 2015)
Name of donor: Fostermco Ltd
Address of donor: Regina House, 124 Finchley Road, London NW3 5JS

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 16 July 2015

Date accepted: 10 August 2015

Donor status: company, registration no 08572386

(Registered 10 August 2015)
Name of donor: Mrs Nastran Ghalib
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind:£10,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 30 June 2015

Date accepted: 27 July 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 August 2015)
Name of donor: Dr Mohammed Hamid Husain
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 29 July 2015

Date accepted: 4 August 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 August 2015)
Name of donor: Dr S Arulkumaran
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind:£5,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 4 August 2015

Date accepted: 4 August 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 August 2015)
Name of donor: Bill Thomas
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind:£5,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 28 July 2015

Date accepted: 4 August 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 August 2015)
Name of donor: Dr Reza Tabrizi
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind:£2,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 14 July 2015

Date accepted: 4 August 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 August 2015)
Name of donor: Dr Reza Tabrizi
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 6 August 2015

Date accepted: 10 August 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 August 2015)
Name of donor: Dr Ann G Limb
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 6 August 2015

Date accepted: 10 August 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 August 2015)
Name of donor: Teescraft Engineering Ltd
Address of donor: Unit 2, 1-3 Longfield Rd, South Church Enterprise Park, Bishop Auckland, DL14 6XB

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind:£2,500 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 27 July 2015

Date accepted: 10 August 2015

Donor status: company, registration no 01554968

(Registered 10 August 2015)
Name of donor: DCD Properties Ltd
Address of donor: 90 Long Acre, London WC2E 9RA

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: direct payment of the service charge for an office used during my leadership campaign, for the months of July and August 2015 at £1,511.06 a month; total £3,022.12

Date received: 1 July 2015

Date accepted: 29 July 2015

Donor status: company, registration 03092306

(Registered 25 August 2015)
Name of donor: Fostermco Ltd
Address of donor: Regina House, 124 Finchley Road, London NW3 5JS

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 12 August 2015

Date accepted: 7 September 2015

Donor status: company, registration 08572386

(Registered 07 September 2015)
Name of donor: Faiz Ul Rasool
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 15 July 2015

Date accepted: 12 August 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 07 September 2015)
Name of donor: Dr Ashraf Chohan
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £15,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 21 July 2015

Date accepted: 17 August 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 07 September 2015)
Name of donor: Charlie Parsons
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £20,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 17 August 2015

Date accepted: 20 August 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 07 September 2015)
Name of donor: Sir David Garrard
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £25,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 7 August 2015

Date accepted: 20 August 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 07 September 2015)
Name of donor: Sir Sigmund Sternberg
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 11 August 2015

Date accepted: 20 August 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 07 September 2015)
Name of donor: Howard Borrington
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 14 August 2015

Date accepted: 20 August 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 07 September 2015)
Name of donor: Dr Mohammed Hamid Husain
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 12 August 2015

Date accepted: 20 August 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 07 September 2015)
Name of donor: Robert Young
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 17 August 2015

Date accepted: 20 August 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 07 September 2015)
Name of donor: Graham Nigel Cole
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: for August 2015, £16,291 in paying the monthly rental, phone and internet costs of an office during my campaign for the leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 24 August 2015

Date accepted: 21 September 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 16 October 2015)
Name of donor: Faiz Ul Rasool
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000 in purchasing tables at a fundraising dinner for my campaign for the leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 1 September 2015

Date accepted: 21 September 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 16 October 2015)
Name of donor: Dr Ashraf Chohan
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000 in purchasing tables at a fundraising dinner for my campaign for the leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 1 September 2015

Date accepted: 21 September 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 16 October 2015)
Name of donor: Dr Reza Tabrizi
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,100 in purchasing tables at a fundraising dinner for my campaign for the leadership of the Labour Party (registered together with donation of 3 September 2015)

Date received: 24 August 2015

Date accepted: 21 September 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 16 October 2015)
Name of donor: Dr Reza Tabrizi
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,750 in successful bids at a fundraising auction for my campaign for the leadership of the Labour Party (registered together with donation of 24 August 2015)

Date received: 3 September 2015

Date accepted: 28 September 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 16 October 2015)
Name of donor: Gurnek Bains
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 27 August 2015

Date accepted: 23 September 2015

Donor status: indvidual

(Registered 16 October 2015)
Name of donor: Sir David Garrard
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 8 September 2015

Date accepted: 2 October 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 16 October 2015)
Name of donor: Sir Sigmund Sternberg
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,500 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 2 September 2015

Date accepted: 28 September 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 16 October 2015)
Name of donor: Sir Sigmund Sternberg
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,500 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 9 September 2015

Date accepted: 28 September 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 16 October 2015)
Name of donor: Andrew Bentley
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £20,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 22 September 2015

Date accepted: 2 October 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 16 October 2015)
Name of donor: Dr Kailash Chand Malhotra
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,001 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party (registered together with donation of 10 September 2015)

Date received: 20 August 2015

Date accepted: 20 August 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 16 October 2015)
Name of donor: Dr Kailash Chand Malhotra
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party (registered together with donation of 20 August 2015)

Date received: 10 September 2015

Date accepted: 2 October 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 16 October 2015)
Name of donor: Curtain Superstore Blaydon Ltd
Address of donor: 2-4 Tundry Way, Chainbridge Industrial Estate, Blaydon Gateshead NE21 5SJ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 8 September 2015

Date accepted: 2 October 2015

Donor status: company, registration 06493688

(Registered 16 October 2015)
Name of donor: Flanagan Group Ltd
Address of donor: 44 Hall Lane, Walton, Liverpool L9 0EX

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 14 September 2015

Date accepted: 2 October 2015

Donor status: company, registration 04018281

(Registered 16 October 2015)
Name of donor: Lord Waheed Alli
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £11,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 15 October 2015

Date accepted: 22 October 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 27 October 2015)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: England Rugby 2015 Ltd
Address of donor: Webb Ellis House, Rugby Road, Twickenham TW1 1DZ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets to the England v Uruguay Rugby World Cup match at the Etihad Stadium; individual ticket value £250 plus £100 hospitality, total £700

Date received: 10 October 2015

Date accepted: 10 October 2015

Donor status: company, registration 06777896

(Registered 19 October 2015; updated 26 October 2015)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: GMB
Address of donor: 22 Stephenson Way, London NW1 2HD

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): return flights for me and a member of staff, £451.96 reimbursed on 6 August 2015

Destination of visit: Dublin, Ireland

Date of visit: 9 June 2015

Purpose of visit: to speak at the GMB Conference as a candidate for leader of the Labour Party.

(Registered 20 August 2015)
6. Land and property: (i) value over £100,000 (ii) rental income of over £10,000 a year
Flat in London: (i) and (ii). (Registered 29 June 2012)

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