Andrew McDonald

MP, Middlesbrough

Middlesbrough Labour

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  • Has never voted on removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted very 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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Andrew McDonald never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Social Action, Responsibility and Heroism Bill: Clause 3 — Responsibility 20 Oct 2014

    What parameters is the Minister setting for courts by including such a woolly, vague and indeterminate word as “generally”? What if someone says, “A week last Tuesday, I behaved really properly, but on this occasion, I behaved like a nutcase”? Which one is it? This is a ridiculous way to go about legislating.
  • Social Action, Responsibility and Heroism Bill: Clause 3 — Responsibility 20 Oct 2014

    Amendment 2 proposes leaving out the word “generally”, in the context of the person who might have difficulty showing that they have demonstrated a “generally responsible approach” towards protecting the safety of others. My hon. Friend has rightly focused on the word “generally”. The hon. and learned Member for Harborough (Sir Edward Garnier) has said...
  • Social Action, Responsibility and Heroism Bill: Clause 1 — When this Act applies 20 Oct 2014

    It might help the House if I quote from the House of Common research paper: “The Bill would not change the existing overarching legal framework, or leave victims without protection, and the courts would still be able to find that a person had been negligent or in breach of a statutory duty in relevant circumstances.” Why are we here? What is this about? What is the point of the Bill?

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Labour MP for Middlesbrough

Entered House of Commons on 30 November 2012 — Byelection

Topics of interest

  • Work and Pensions
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Transport
  • Education
  • Justice
  • National Insurance Contributions Office: Newcastle Upon Tyne
  • Railways: Industrial Disputes
  • Curzon Institute
  • Fire Services
  • Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill

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  • Has spoken in 51 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 17 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 72.98% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 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") 39 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Oct 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London, SW1P 3JA, for parliamentary panel surveys:
Payment of £75 for parliamentary panel survey on 24 November 2013. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 28 November 2013)
Payment of £75 for parliamentary panel survey on 5 February 2014. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 12 March 2014)
2 May 2014, payment of £75 for parliamentary panel survey completed on 24 February 2014. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 19 May 2014)
Payment of £80 from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London, EC1Y 8RT, for parliamentary panel survey on 24 November 2013. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 28 November 2013)
4. Sponsorships
(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by the party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: Unite the Union
(a) Address of donor: Unite House, 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 14 April 2014)
8. Land and Property
Residential property in Middlesbrough. (Registered 28 December 2012)
11. Miscellaneous
Solicitor (not currently employed as such) (Registered 28 December 2012)

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