How Andrew McDonald voted
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Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local government Source
Voted strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
Voted very strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
Voted very strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Source
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Andrew McDonald never rebelled against their party in this parliament
The Minister is making a powerful case and I agree with all he is saying, but before he moves off education, I wonder whether he will help me to reconcile his strong attitude in favour of assisting disabled people overseas with recent UK domestic pronouncements about the disabled students allowance. A completely different message is being sent about our support for people who need access to...
That was a very nice attempt at a smear. Will the hon. Gentleman say where that was published and where the information is, and how about naming some names? He cannot just cast that out on to the water as if it were true.
Does my hon. Friend agree that putting people in that position limits their ability to be economically engaged, because they cannot plan or apply for mortgages and all the rest of it? That might be to the benefit of the exploitative employer, but it does nothing to help the economy or people by giving them security of employment.
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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
- National Insurance Contributions Office: Newcastle Upon Tyne
- Welfare Tax Credits: Telephone Services
- Railways: Industrial Disputes
- Curzon Institute
- Fire Services
Currently held offices
- Member, Justice Committee
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 50 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 18 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 71.66% 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") 41 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 24 Nov 2014.
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from ComRes
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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)
(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) (Registered 14 April 2014)
8. Land and Property
Residential property in Middlesbrough. (Registered 28 December 2012)
Solicitor (not currently employed as such) (Registered 28 December 2012)
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