John Cryer

Labour MP for Leyton and Wanstead

@JohnCryerMP

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

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

Last updated: 19 Dec 2018

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Westminster Hall 24 Jan 2019

    Knife Crime – John Cryer. Westminster Hall debate; 1:30 pm
  • Business of the House 17 Jan 2019

    Transport for London is in the process of phasing out existing rolling stock on the Barking-Gospel Oak line, which runs through my constituency, but TfL has done it without making sure that new trains will be in place. That means we will have a few weeks, perhaps longer, in which there will not be any trains on one of the big commuter lines across north London. Even for TfL this is...
  • Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee 16 Jan 2019

    Human Rights: Democracy, free speech and freedom of association. 3:05 pm; Other
    Witnesses: Sir Graham Brady MP, Chair, 1922 Committee John Cryer MP, Chair, Parliamentary Labour Party Vicky Ford MP, Chair, All-Party Parliamentary Group on Women in Parliament Dr Lisa Cameron MP Julie Elliott MP

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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
  • English Language: Education

Currently held offices

  • Member, Administration Committee (since 30 Oct 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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)

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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 36 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 — well 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 67.91% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well 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.
  • 143 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on John Cryer’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 191 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Jan 2019.

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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