Andy McDonald

MP, Middlesbrough

Middlesbrough Labour

Andy McDonald’s voting in Parliament

Andy McDonald is a Labour MP, and 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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Recent appearances

  • Debate on the Address: The Economy and Work 26 May 2016

    The right hon. Gentleman mentions the steel industry. The judgment of the people of Teesside is not as favourable as he seems to think it might be. There is a nationwide proposal for innovation, research and development on the table from the Materials Processing Institute that would propel our steel industry through the creation of academy centres. Will the Chancellor encourage the Business...
  • Debate on the Address: Europe, Human Rights and Keeping People Safe at Home and Abroad 24 May 2016

    I am pleased to take part in this debate, and in doing so I want to reflect on the pageantry and ceremony of last week’s occasion. Having thought about how that tradition fits in with the wider issue of human rights, the lived experience of all the citizens of our country and the growing inequalities in our land, I confess to finding it all somewhat uncomfortable. Last year was the...
  • Debate on the Address: Europe, Human Rights and Keeping People Safe at Home and Abroad 24 May 2016

    Is my right hon. Friend aware of the significant inward investment in the automotive trade in the north-east of England, not only at Renault-Nissan but at Nifco, at Elring Klinger and at A. V. Dawson in Middlesbrough, which are all part of the supply chain? If we had to wait seven years for a new trade deal to be reached, what would be the likelihood of Nissan or Hitachi continuing to invest...

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Labour MP for Middlesbrough

Entered the House of Commons on 30 November 2012 — Byelection

Topics of interest

  • Work and Pensions
  • Department for Transport
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Transport
  • HM Treasury
  • Rail North
  • National Insurance Contributions Office: Newcastle Upon Tyne
  • Welfare Tax Credits: Telephone Services
  • Railways: Industrial Disputes
  • Curzon Institute

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Transport) (since 7 Jan 2016)
  • Member, Justice Committee (since 26 Oct 2015)

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: 16 May 2016.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Unite the union
Address of donor: Unite House, 128 Theobalds Road, Holborn, London, WC1X 8TN

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): Travel valued at £474.24

Destination of visit: Bologna, Italy

Date of visit: 23 October 2015

Purpose of visit: To visit and meet with workers and Union representatives at a Bologna steelworks to assess their experiences of the crisis in the steel industry in Europe and their government’s response and action

(Registered 17 November 2015)
Name of donor: Medical Aid for Palestinians
Address of donor: 33a Islington Park Street, London N1 1QB

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation and transport; total value £758.72

Destination of visit: West Bank and Israel

Date of visit: 15–19 February 2016

Purpose of visit: fact finding visit organised by the Council for Arab-British Understanding and Medical Aid for Palestinians.

(Registered 26 February 2016)
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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