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 so 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 referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Consistently voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Almost always voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Consistently voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes

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Catherine McKinnell never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Alun Richards and Kashif Shabir: SFO 16 Sep 2015

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mrs Main, and I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Cardiff Central (Jo Stevens) on securing this afternoon’s extremely important debate on behalf of her constituent, Mr Kashif Shabir, and the constituent of my hon. Friend the Member for Ogmore (Huw Irranca-Davies), Mr Alun Richards. This is my first outing in the role of...
  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: Child Tax Credit 20 Jul 2015

    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what his policy is on changing the income threshold for child tax credit (a) in 2016-17 and (b) by 2020.
  • Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Public Service: Corruption 20 Jul 2015

    To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, with reference to the Prime Minister's article in the Huffington Post, published on 6 June 2015, what the source is for the Prime Minister's statement that the OECD has judged the UK to be one of only four countries globally which actively pursues bribery of foreign public officials.

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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
  • Revenue and Customs
  • Procurement
  • Children: Day Care
  • Tax Avoidance
  • Departmental Procurement

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Attorney General (since 14 Sep 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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: 28 Sep 2015.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London, SW1P 3JA, for completing surveys.
29 September 2014, £75 for survey in July 2014. Payment made directly to local charity. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 03 October 2014)
18 November 2014, £75 for survey in October 2014. Payment made directly to local charity. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 28 November 2014)
February 2015, received £75 for survey in November 2014. Payment made directly to local charity. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 23 February 2015)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Revol Ltd
Address of donor: Samson Close, Killingworth, Newcastle upon Tyne NE12 6DZ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,770

Donor status: company, registration 00628328

(Registered 07 January 2015)
Name of donor: Unison Labour Link
Address of donor: 140-150 Pilgrim Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 6TH

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,988 for printing a leaflet

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 23 February 2015)
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).

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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