Simon Danczuk

Former MP, Rochdale

Rochdale Labour

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  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Details
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Details
  • Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Details
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Details
  • Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Details
  • Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Details

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Simon Danczuk hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 25 Mar 2015

    May I start by expressing my condolences to the families of those who lost their lives in the tragic Germanwings air crash? There are not any in the Prime Minister’s constituency, there is just one in the Home Secretary’s seat, and yet there are 680 people seeking asylum in Rochdale, more than in the entire south-east of England. We are all proud of the assistance that this...
  • Estimates Day — [2nd Allotted Day] — Estimates 2014-15 — Department for Communities and Local Government: Devolution in England 2 Mar 2015

    It is a pleasure to follow the hon. Member for Cleethorpes (Martin Vickers). I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Sheffield South East (Mr Betts) on both his speech and his excellent chairmanship of the Communities and Local Government Committee. Wherever he or I end up after the general election, I shall be pleased and privileged to say that I served under his chairmanship. It is...
  • Town Centre Regeneration (England) 10 Feb 2015

    Thank you, Mr Streeter, for calling me to speak. I also thank my hon. Friend the Member for Huddersfield (Mr Sheerman); what he says is always inspirational. I will keep my remarks brief, so that the Minister and any other Members who wish to speak have time to contribute. The point has already been made that town centres are exceptionally important; they are the heart of our communities. I...

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Former Labour MP for Rochdale

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Communities and Local Government
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Justice
  • Work and Pensions
  • Education
  • Kashmir
  • Bangladesh
  • Schools: Sports
  • Social Security
  • Non-domestic Rates: Public Houses

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Communities and Local Government Committee (2 Nov 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 26 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 16 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 71.91% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 2 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below 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.
  • 98 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 87 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments received from Biteback Publishing, Westminster Tower, 3 Albert Embankment, London, SE1 7SP for a book I co-wrote:
August 2013, £750. Hours: 3 hrs. 1 (Registered 10 November 2014)
March 2014, £750. Hours: 5 hrs.1 (Registered 10 November 2014)
April 2014, £750. Hours: 5 hrs. 1 (Registered 10 November 2014)
7 December 2014, £1,905.39. Hours: 13 hrs. (Registered 24 December 2014)
Payments received from DMGT PLC, Registered Office: Northcliffe House, 2 Derry St, Kensington, London, W8 5TT:
11 July 2014, received £12,915, for the publication of excerpts from a book I co-wrote. Hours: approx. 24 hrs over 12 months. 1 (Registered 5 November 2014)
29 October 2014, received £350, for an article I co-wrote. Hours: approx. 1.5 hrs. 1 (Registered 24 December 2014)
1 December 2014, received £250 for an article I co-wrote. Hours: approx. 1.5 hrs. (Registered 24 December 2014)
13 February 2015, received £200 for an article I co-wrote. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 23 February 2015)
18 February 2015, received £250, for an article I co-wrote. Hours: approx. 1 hr. (Registered 6 March 2015)
25 February 2015, received £450, for an article I co-wrote. Hours: approx. 2 hrs. (Registered 6 March 2015)
23 October 2014, received £350 for training NHS executives, from Cumberlege Eden & Partners, Snells Cottage, The Green, Newick, Lewes BN8 4LA. Hours: approx. 3 hrs. (Registered 13 November 2014)
Payments received from Telegraph Media Group Ltd, 111 Buckingham Palace Road London SW1W 0DT:
14 November 2014, received £350 for an article I co-wrote. Hours: approx. 1 hr. (Registered 18 November 2014)
3 October 2014, received £300 for an article I co-wrote. Hours: approx. 1 hr. 1 (Registered 24 December 2014)
Payments received from the Guardian Media Group, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9GU:
2 October 2014, received £142.50 for an article I co-wrote. Hours: approx. 1 hr. 1 (Registered 24 December 2014)
10 November 2014, received £207.50 for an article I co-wrote. Hours: approx. 2 hrs. 1 (Registered 24 December 2014)

Payments received from News Group Newspapers Ltd, 1 London Bridge Street, London, SE1 9GF:
30 July 2014, received £125 for an article I co-wrote. Hours: 1 hr. 1 (Registered 24 December 2014)
3 December 2014, received £400 for an article I co-wrote. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 24 December 2014)
21 January 2015, received £150 for an article I co-wrote. Hours: 1 hr. 1 (Registered 23 February 2015)
4 February 2015, received £125 for an article I co-wrote. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 23 February 2015)
23 January 2015, £2,050 received from the BBC, 2-22 Portland Pl, London W1A 1AA, for an option on producing a drama relating to a book I co-wrote. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 23 February 2015)
2 February 2015, received £205 from This is Global, 30 Leicester Square, London WC2H 7LA, for conducting a broadcast interview. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 23 February 2015)
1 The above ten payments are late entries to which the rectification procedure was applied on 18 March 2015. Paragraph 108 of the 2009 Guide to the Rules refers.
5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Name of donor: 4 Ventures Ltd
Address of donor: 124 Horseferry Road, London SW1P 2TX
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £800 of hospitality for my spouse and me (£400 each), at the Grand National.
Date of receipt of donation: 5 April 2014
Date of acceptance of donation: 5 April 2014
Donor status: company, registration 04106861
(Registered 25 April 2014)
Name of donor: JTI UK
Address of donor: Members Hill, Brooklands Road, Weybridge KT13 0QU
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: hospitality for two people to attend the Chelsea Flower Show on 20 May 2014, at a value of £1,404
Date of receipt of donation: 20 May 2014
Date of acceptance of donation: 20 May 2014
Donor status: company, registration 01501573
(Registered 3 November 2014) 1
The above payment is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 18 March 2015. Paragraph 108 of the 2009 Guide to the Rules refers.
9. Shareholdings
(a) Danczuk’s Delicatessen Ltd (until September 2014). (Registered 18 December 2013; updated 7 November 2014)
(a) Danczuk Media Ltd, from October 2014; a company which will assist in the production of media articles. (Registered 7 November 2014)

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