Andy McDonald

MP, Middlesbrough

Middlesbrough Labour

Andy McDonald’s voting in Parliament

Andy McDonald is a Labour MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

However, Andy McDonald sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Andy McDonald consistently voted for fixed periods between parliamentary elections, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Andy McDonald never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Bill Presented — Immigration Bill: Backbench Business — UK Steel Industry 17 Sep 2015

    When there was a crisis in the south-west of England after the floods, I recall the Prime Minister saying that the problem would be corrected no matter what the cost. On the steel industry, he has said that he will do everything he can. Does that mean that the outcome will be secure and that he will do anything to keep the steel industry on the rails?
  • Bill Presented — Immigration Bill: Backbench Business — UK Steel Industry 17 Sep 2015

    The Minister makes a valid point, but the point I made in my speech is that the steel industry is right at the heart of securing some incredibly powerful dividends with regard to cheaper energy and climate change. If it is not allowed to persevere, it will not be able to deliver them for us.
  • Bill Presented — Immigration Bill: Backbench Business — UK Steel Industry 17 Sep 2015

    It is a great pleasure to take part in the debate. I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Redcar (Anna Turley) on securing the debate from the Backbench Business Committee, and for leading it. I also congratulate the chair and vice-chair of the all-party parliamentary group on steel and metal related industries, my hon. Friend the Member for Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland (Tom...

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Labour MP for Middlesbrough

Entered the 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
  • Welfare Tax Credits: Telephone Services
  • Railways: Industrial Disputes
  • Curzon Institute
  • Fire Services

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Justice Committee (10 Dec 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 28 Sep 2015.

6. Land and property: (i) value over £100,000 (ii) rental income of over £10,000 a year
Residential property in Middlesbrough: (i) (Registered 28 December 2012)
8. Miscellaneous
Solicitor (not currently employed as such) (Registered 28 December 2012)

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