Only a few days to go: We’re raising £25,000 to keep TheyWorkForYou running and make sure people across the UK can hold their elected representatives to account.

Donate to our crowdfunder

John Cryer

Labour MP for Leyton and Wanstead

@JohnCryerMP

Crowdfunder – only a few days to go

We’re trying to raise £25,000 to support TheyWorkForYou into the future.

Please take a minute to donate to TheyWorkForYou so we can bring you voting summaries like this for years to come.

Donate now

John Cryer’s voting in Parliament

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

However, John Cryer sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • John Cryer consistently voted against the Iraq war, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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

John Cryer has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House 13 Feb 2020

    Judging from media coverage this morning, it seems that the Government are planning to cut the payments to the Commonwealth secretariat due to the apparent scandal that is engulfing the secretary-general. I am not commenting on the rights and wrongs of that situation, but the Commonwealth is a very important institution to many of our constituents and is likely to be more important in the...
  • Business of the House 6 Feb 2020

    Following the question from my hon. Friend the Member for Gateshead (Ian Mearns), can we get the Backbench Business Committee up and running as soon as possible? There is now a huge queue of requests for debates. For instance, a number of Opposition Members want to apply for a debate on homelessness and housing, but we cannot yet make that application.
  • Defence: Topical Questions 3 Feb 2020

    Given Capita’s lamentable track record—it was referred to earlier—is there any chance that the Minister will guarantee that it will not get its hands on the MOD fire and rescue service?

More of John Cryer’s recent appearances

RSS feed (?)

Profile

Labour MP for Leyton and Wanstead

Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

Also represented Hornchurch

Social Media

Expenses

Topics of interest

John Cryer campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Deputy Prime Minister
  • Work and Pensions
  • Constitutional Treaty
  • European Constitution
  • Hospital Treatment
  • Prison Service
  • Teachers: Pay

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Administration Committee (30 Oct 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Administration Committee (20 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Justice Committee (24 Feb 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 14 Nov 2011)
  • Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 13 May 2002)
  • Member, Deregulation Committee (29 Jul 1997 to 11 May 2001)

Future MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

Please note that numbers do not measure quality. Also, representatives may do other things not currently covered by this site. More about this

  • Has spoken in 31 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all John Cryer’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 low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 76.47% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 147 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on John Cryer’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 200 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Feb 2020.

6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
House in East Sussex: (i). (Registered 03 June 2015)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

More about the register

Note for journalists and researchers: The data on this page may be used freely, on condition that TheyWorkForYou.com is cited as the source.

This data was produced by TheyWorkForYou from a variety of sources. Voting information from Public Whip.

Profile photo: © Parliament (CC-BY 3.0)