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Labour MP for Islington North
- Entered Parliament on 9 June 1983 — General election
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- Topics of interest
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- Register of Members’ Interests
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Jeremy Corbyn voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted moderately against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted moderately against encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted strongly against a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted moderately against introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted strongly for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration. votes
- Voted strongly against Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted very strongly against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted very strongly against introducing foundation hospitals. votes
- Voted strongly for a smoking ban. votes
- Voted very strongly for the hunting ban. votes
- Voted very strongly against replacing Trident. votes
- Voted strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted very strongly against university tuition fees. votes
- Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Voted very strongly against the Iraq war. votes
- Voted strongly for an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted moderately for a transparent Parliament. votes
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- Sometimes rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Defence, Home Department, Transport, Health
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Iraq, Western Sahara, British Indian Ocean Territory, London Metropolitan University, Colombia
(based on written questions asked by Jeremy Corbyn and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Antarctic Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Presumption of Death Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Local Authorities (Overview and Scrutiny) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Sustainable Communities Bill Committee (8 out of 11)
- Retirement Income Reform Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- British Overseas Territories Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Syria (20 May 2013)
“The Foreign Secretary gave a rather disappointing answer to the last question. Clearly, if the humanitarian crisis and all the killing are to end, there must be a political solution; and a political solution must involve all the countries, all of which have complex demands and aims, including Iran. May I ask the Foreign Secretary to be much more specific? What contact is he having with the...”
- Written Answers — Home Department: Entry Clearances: Peru (20 May 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people from Peru visited the UK in each of the last three years; how many visa applications from that country were refused; and whether she has given consideration to ending the existing visa requirement between the UK and Peru.”
- Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: British Indian Ocean Territory (20 May 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs on which occasions the British Indian Ocean Territories administration has intervened or apprehended vessels under suspicion of illegal fishing in the last year.”
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- Has spoken in 78 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 189 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 73.20% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 25 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above 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.
- 236 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Jeremy Corbyn’s activity.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1712 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 7 May 2013. More about the Register
Figures in brackets are ranks.Data from parliament.uk (source). Read 2004/05 – 2008/09 and 1st quarter 2009/10 receipts.
|Type||2008/09 (ranking out of 647)||2007/08 (ranking out of 645)||2006/07 (ranking out of 645)||2005/06||2004/05 (ranking out of 659)||2003/04 (ranking out of 658)||2002/03 (ranking out of 657)||2001/02 (ranking out of 657)|
|Staying away from main home||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0|
|London costs||£2,916 (joint 1st with 49 others)||£2,812 (joint 1st with 47 others)||£2,712 (joint 1st with 46 others)||£2,613||£1,618 (joint 1st with 118 others)||£1,574 (joint 1st with 101 others)||£1,527 (joint 1st with 101 others)||£1,227 (joint 1st with 81 others)|
|Office running costs||£13,784 (479th)||£17,873 (352nd)||£15,932 (544th)||£16,825||£14,281 (519th)||£18,799 (joint 13th with 178 others)||£18,234 (joint 1st with 183 others)||£16,447 (284th)|
|Staffing costs||£105,551 (45th)||£93,971 (81st)||£91,749 (45th)||£89,075||£82,356 (30th)||£74,985 (joint 8th with 27 others)||£71,926 (joint 49th with 1 other)||£52,295 (117th)|
|Communications Allowance||£4,193 (498th)||£6,147 (408th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£934 (617th)1||£1,826 (591st)2||£864 (620th)||£1,248||£1,777 (624th)||£146 (648th)||£3,342 (581st)||£1,372 (617th)|
|Members' Staff Travel||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£0||£0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Family Travel||£0||£0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Purchased Stationery||£5,431 (152nd)||£1,189 (joint 156th with 2 others)||£2,473 (62nd)||£1,068||£1,839 (126th)||£1,278 (161st)||£2,210 (59th)||£2,442 (40th)|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£4,356 (119th)||£6,066 (103rd)||£3,386||£6,225 (97th)||£4,354 (144th)||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,136 (joint 441st with 1 other)||£925 (546th)||£0||£1,793 (463rd)||£1,793 (455th)||£1,793 (434th)||£1,793 (joint 381st with 1 other)|
|Other Costs||£0||£0||£7,713 (17th)||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0|
|Total||£132,809 (521st)||£129,310 (539th)||£128,434 (477th)||£114,215||£109,889 (548th)||£102,929 (578th)||£99,032 (555th)||£75,576 (538th)|