Catherine McKinnell

MP, Newcastle upon Tyne North

Newcastle upon Tyne North Labour

Catherine McKinnell’s voting in Parliament

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

This is a selection of Catherine McKinnell’s votes.

  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Show votes
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system
  • Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes

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Catherine McKinnell has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Anti-corruption Summit — [Sir Edward Leigh in the Chair] 3 May 2016

    As chair and co-founder of the all-party corruption group, chair of the parliamentary friends of CAFOD group, and a long-standing advocate for anti-corruption efforts, may I say that it is a pleasure to speak in today’s debate? I congratulate the hon. Member for Amber Valley (Nigel Mills) on securing it. It is important and timely. Hon. Members have made important speeches and I look...
  • Anti-corruption Summit — [Sir Edward Leigh in the Chair] 3 May 2016

    I will just sum up.
  • Anti-corruption Summit — [Sir Edward Leigh in the Chair] 3 May 2016

    Okay. The Government need to do more and ensure that the public have access to the registers. We saw the power of public light falling on the Panama papers and we need to ensure that the public have the same right of access to the ownership registers. The summit is an extraordinary opportunity for the UK to press ahead with the anti-corruption agenda. There is much to do, including here at...

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Profile

Labour MP for Newcastle upon Tyne North

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Treasury
  • Attorney-General
  • Health
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Work and Pensions
  • Children: Day Care
  • Revenue and Customs
  • Procurement
  • Tax Avoidance
  • Departmental Procurement

Currently held offices

  • Member, Petitions Committee (since 14 Mar 2016)
  • Member, Education, Skills and the Economy Sub-Committee (since 9 Mar 2016)
  • Member, Education Committee (since 1 Feb 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Attorney General (14 Sep 2015 to 11 Jan 2016)
  • Shadow Minister (Treasury) (18 Mar 2013 to 14 Sep 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Education) (7 Oct 2011 to 18 Mar 2013)
  • Shadow Solicitor General (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
  • Member, Political and Constitutional Reform Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 8 Nov 2010)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 18 Apr 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: Communication Workers Union (CWU)
Address of donor: North East Branch, CWU Office, Hadrian TSC, 2 Melbourne Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 2JQ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 27 May 2015)
6. Land and property: (i) value over £100,000 (ii) rental income of over £10,000 a year
Joint owner of residential rented property in Northumberland: (i).
8. Miscellaneous
Solicitor (currently non-practising).

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