Jon Cruddas

MP, Dagenham and Rainham

Dagenham and Rainham Labour

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How Jon Cruddas voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted moderately against encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year 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 for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
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Jon Cruddas hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • [Mr David Crausby in the Chair] — UK Sea Bass Stocks 3 Dec 2014

    This topic is important. Only this past weekend experts called for a ban on trawlermen catching sea bass, given the evidence that angling offers three times the benefit to the economy. I, too, congratulate the hon. Member for Meon Valley (George Hollingbery) on securing such an important debate, and I want to repeat some facts that he pointed out in his opening address. DEFRA’s own...
  • David Efemena 10 Nov 2014

    Tonight, I wish to raise a number of issues regarding the tragic death of my constituent Mr David Efemena. First, I thank you, Mr Speaker, for the waiver of the sub judice rules regarding Adjournment debates, which is needed because the pre-inquest hearing begins on 17 November 2014. The issues that I will cover do not relate specifically to the findings of the coroner on the reasons for...

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Labour MP for Dagenham and Rainham

Entered House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election

Also represented Dagenham


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Topics of interest

  • Justice
  • Work and Pensions
  • Health
  • Treasury
  • Education and Skills
  • Prisons: Barking and Dagenham
  • Thames Gateway
  • Minimum Wage
  • Post Offices
  • Minimum Wage: Enforcement

Currently held offices

  • Policy Review Coordinator

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Crossrail Bill Committee (15 Nov 2007 to 22 Nov 2007)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 2 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 68.72% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 8 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 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") 58 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Dec 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for opinion surveys. All fees donated to charity:
Received on 15 January 2014, payment of £75. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 27 March 2014)
Received on 5 March 2014, payment of £75. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 27 March 2014)
Received on 24 April 2014, payment of £75. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 9 May 2014)
Received on 4 June 2014, payment of £75. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 28 July 2014)
Payment from YouGov plc, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1V 8RT, for opinion survey. All fees donated to charity.:
Received on 19 December 2013, payment of £80. Hours: 30 mins. Fee donated to charity. (Registered 27 March 2014)
Received on 9 June 2014, payment of £80. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 28 July 2014)
Received on 22 April 2014 payment of £1,000 from Trinity Mirror, 1 Canada Square, London E14 5AP for a newspaper column in Sunday People. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 9 May 2014)
4. Sponsorships
(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by my party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: Unite the Union
(a) Address of donor: 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 8 April 2014)

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