How Andrew McDonald voted
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Voted strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local government Source
Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
Voted very strongly against increasing the rate of VAT 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
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Andrew McDonald never rebelled against their party in this parliament
The number of prison suicides has risen by 50% since the coalition came to power. The Secretary of State sits on his hands and simply says that the numbers go up and down; he has no explanation for that. However, his own chief inspector of prisons says that this is down to overcrowding. Is he wrong?
To ask the Secretary of State for Justice What forecasts the Government has made of future trends in the prison population.
Over and above the Prime Minister’s very welcome words of condemnation regarding the annexation of yet more lands around Bethlehem, what practical steps does he intend to take so that Israel reverses this latest, and counter-productive, land grab and commits properly to a two-state solution?
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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
- Railways: Industrial Disputes
- Curzon Institute
- Fire Services
- Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill
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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 21 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 72.73% 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 18–19 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") 35 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.
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Payment of £75 for parliamentary panel survey on 31 May 2013. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 5 July 2013)
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
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(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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