Simon Danczuk

MP, Rochdale

Rochdale Labour

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How Simon Danczuk voted
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  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted moderately against reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted very strongly against university tuition fees Source
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly against encouraging occupational pensions Source
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Simon Danczuk hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House 20 Nov 2014

    A disproportionate number of people claiming asylum are being placed in Rochdale, not least from some London boroughs. Public services have been cut dramatically, and Rochdale’s council tax payers are unhappy with this burden. Will the Government make a statement on the issue or even provide a debate on it?
  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: Small Businesses: Bank Services 20 Nov 2014

    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the ease of opening bank accounts for small businesses.
  • Written Answers — Deputy Prime Minister: Voting Rights: British Nationals Abroad 20 Nov 2014

    To ask the Deputy Prime Minister, what steps the Government is taking in response to the European Commission's recommendation to extend overseas voting rights for UK citizens living in EU countries beyond 15 years.

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Labour MP for Rochdale

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — 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

Currently held offices

  • Member, Communities and Local Government Committee

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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Nov 2014.

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. (Registered 10 November 2014)
March 2014, £750. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 10 November 2014)
April 2014, £750. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 10 November 2014)
11 July 2014, received £12,915, for the publication of excerpts from a book I co-wrote, from DMGT PLC, Registered Office: Northcliffe House, 2 Derry St, Kensington, London, W8 5TT. Hours: approx. 24 hrs over 12 months. (Registered 5 November 2014)
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)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: Hong Kong Government  
Address of donor: c/o Economic and Trade Office, 6 Grafton Street, London W1S 4EQ  
Amount of donation: Flights with a value of £7,500; hotel costs with a value of £1,500 and 
hotel services allowance of £250, making a total of £9,250  
Destination of visit: Hong Kong  
Date of visit: 16 February 2013 to 21 February 2013  
Purpose of visit: As part of AllParty China Group, to exchange views with senior 
representatives from Hong Kong Government and civil society. 
(Registered 18 December 2013)
9. Shareholdings
(a) Danczuk’s Delicatessen Ltd (until September 2014) (Registered 18 December 2013; updated 7 November 2014)
(a) (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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