Jeremy Corbyn

Leader of Her Majesty's Official Opposition

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Islington North Labour

Jeremy Corbyn’s voting in Parliament

Jeremy Corbyn is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

However, Jeremy Corbyn sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Jeremy Corbyn consistently voted against introducing foundation hospitals, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Jeremy Corbyn almost always voted against Labour's anti-terrorism laws, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Jeremy Corbyn consistently voted against the Iraq war, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Jeremy Corbyn generally voted for investigations into the Iraq war, while most Labour MPs almost always voted against. Show votes
  • Jeremy Corbyn generally voted against introducing ID cards, while most Labour MPs almost always voted for. Show votes
  • Jeremy Corbyn generally voted against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests, while most Labour MPs almost always voted for. Show votes
  • Jeremy Corbyn generally voted against requiring the mass retention of information about communications, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Jeremy Corbyn generally voted for a transparent Parliament, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes
  • Jeremy Corbyn generally voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Jeremy Corbyn’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Jeremy Corbyn’s full vote analysis page for more.

Jeremy Corbyn has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 12 Sep 2017

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 11 Oct 2017

    I hope that the whole House will join me in paying tribute to the late Rodney Bickerstaffe, the former general secretary of Unison who died last week. He will be remembered for his warmth and the esteem in which he was held throughout the Labour movement and throughout the community. More than that, he, almost more than anyone else, made sure that the national minimum wage happened in this...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 11 Oct 2017

    I wonder which planet the Prime Minister is on. Citizens Advice describes universal credit as “a disaster waiting to happen”. It has made that conclusion based on its work assisting tens of thousands of claimants with debt. Housing associations report an increase of up to 50% in the eviction of tenants in rent arrears due to universal credit. Can the Prime Minister and Department...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 11 Oct 2017

    The Halton Housing Trust reports a 100% year-on-year increase in the number of evictions. Half of all council tenants on universal credit are at least a month in arrears in their rent. This weekend, the former Prime Minister, Sir John Major, described universal credit as “operationally messy, socially unfair and unforgiving.” He is right, isn’t he? It is years behind...

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Labour MP for Islington North

Entered the House of Commons on 9 June 1983 — General election

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Topics of interest

Jeremy Corbyn campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Defence
  • Home Department
  • Transport
  • Health
  • Iraq
  • Western Sahara
  • British Indian Ocean Territory
  • Nuclear Weapons
  • Trident

Currently held offices

  • Leader of Her Majesty's Official Opposition (since 12 Sep 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Leader of the Labour Party (12 Sep 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Justice Committee (16 May 2011 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, London Regional Select Committee (14 Dec 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Social Security Committee (27 Apr 1992 to 21 Mar 1997)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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  • Has spoken in 41 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Jeremy Corbyn’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 78.26% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 26 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.
  • 545 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Jeremy Corbyn’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 2056 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Oct 2017.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers
Address of donor: Unity House, 39 Chalton St, London NW1 1JD

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 07 July 2017)
Name of donor: Unite the Union
Address of donor: 128 Theobalds Road, London WC1X 8TN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 07 July 2017)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Unite the Union
Address of donor: 28 Theobald's Road, London WC1X 8TN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: interest free, unsecured loan of £25,000 towards my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party. This loan was for an indefinite period but was written off on 23 November 2016.

Date received: 7 July 2016

Date accepted: 7 July 2016

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 03 August 2016; updated 20 December 2016)
Name of donor: Momentum Campaign (Services) Ltd
Address of donor: Walkden House, 10 Melton Street, London NW1 2EJ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: interest free, unsecured loan of £50,000 towards my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party. This loan is for an indefinite period.

Date received: 12 July 2016

Date accepted: 12 July 2016

Donor status: company, registration 09654873

(Registered 04 August 2016)
Name of donor: Unite the Union
Address of donor: 128 Theobald's Road, London WC1X 8TN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: interest free, unsecured loan of £50,000 towards my campaign for the leadership of the Labour Party. This loan was for an indefinite period but was written off on 23 November 2016.

Date received: 11 August 2016

Date accepted: 11 August 2016

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 26 August 2016; updated 20 December 2016)
Name of donor: Jane Moores
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 towards my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 16 September 2016

Date accepted: 6 October 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 06 October 2016)
Name of donor: Jane Deighton
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: legal services, valued at £2,780, for my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date of receipt: 11 October 2016

Date of acceptance: 8 November 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 09 November 2016)
Name of donor: John Hendy QC
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: legal services, valued at £3,440, for my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date of receipt: 11 October 2016

Date of acceptance: 8 November 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 09 November 2016)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Glastonbury Festivals Events Ltd
Address of donor: Worthy Farm, Pilton, Shepton Mallet BA4 4BY

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets to Glastonbury, total value £476, given to a member of my family

Date received: 24 June 2017

Date accepted: 24 June 2017

Donor status: company, registration 04348175

(Registered 07 July 2017)

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