John Cryer

Labour MP for Leyton and Wanstead

@JohnCryerMP

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11th May to 2nd June 2020

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2nd to 9th June 2020

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10th June 2020 onwards

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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:

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

  • Holocaust Memorial Day 26 Jan 2023

    Will the hon. Member give way?
  • Holocaust Memorial Day 26 Jan 2023

    In the context of what the hon. Member is saying about education, will she join me in congratulating the HET, the CST and other organisations on educating people and also on combating antisemitism, including, sadly, in my own party and in other institutions?
  • Business of the House 26 Jan 2023

    For many people in certain areas of Nigeria, terror and kidnapping have become almost a way of life. We have had statements and urgent questions in the past, and a debate on one occasion. However with the focus of this place and the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office understandably on Ukraine and other parts of the world, would it not be important to have a statement or a debate on...

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Labour MP for Leyton and Wanstead

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

Also represented Hornchurch

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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
  • Departmental Secondment

Currently held offices

  • Member, Administration Committee (since 2 Mar 2020)

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)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 23 Jan 2023.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Betting and Gaming Council
Address of donor: 16 Smith Square, London SW1P 3HU

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: One ticket with hospitality to an Autumn international rugby match England v Springboks, total value £1,138.80

Date received: 26 November 2022

Date accepted: 26 November 2022

Donor status: company, registration 12213577

(Registered 21 December 2022)
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)

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