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 hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 12 Sep 2018

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 12 Sep 2018

    I, too, join the Prime Minister in congratulating Alastair Cook on a fantastic achievement and both teams on what has been an absolutely brilliant series, which I really enjoyed. The National Farmers Union, the Federation of Small Businesses, the National Audit Office, the National Housing Federation, Gingerbread and the Royal Society of Arts—does the Prime Minister know what these...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 12 Sep 2018

    I am truly grateful to the Prime Minister for that answer, the first part of which I wholly agree with. What they also have—[Interruption.] It’s all right. What they also have in common is that they are telling this Government that their flagship benefits policy, universal credit, is flawed and failing hundreds of thousands of people both in work and out of work. In 2010, the...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 12 Sep 2018

    The Child Poverty Action Group says that, far from taking children out of poverty, universal credit will now increase the number of children in poverty. Since 2010, half a million more children have gone into poverty relative to that time. The Government know that this policy is flawed and failing. Their own survey on universal credit found that many were in debt, a third were in arrears with...

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Profile

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)
  • Leader of the Labour Party (since 12 Sep 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 56 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 — well 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 71.55% 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.
  • 524 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Jeremy Corbyn’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 2150 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Sep 2018.

2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
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)
5. Gifts and benefits from sources outside the UK
Name of donor: Hans-Georg Tillman
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: First edition of a book, value £7,000, which I have donated to a museum.

Date received: 3 January 2018

Date accepted: 3 January 2018

Donor status: individual

(Registered 17 January 2018)

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