John Grogan

MP, Keighley

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Keighley Labour

John Grogan’s voting in Parliament

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

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

  • John Grogan consistently voted against a lower voting age, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • John Grogan consistently voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • John Grogan voted against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests, while most Labour MPs almost always voted for. Show votes
  • John Grogan generally voted against the Iraq war, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • John Grogan generally voted for a transparent Parliament, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Last updated: 23 May 2018

Recent appearances

  • Backbench Business: UK-Romanian Relations — [Mr Clive Betts in the Chair] 19 Jun 2018

    It is a pleasure to follow the hon. Member for Strangford (Jim Shannon), who is a fellow member of the Select Committee on Northern Ireland Affairs. He made a typically extensive and interesting speech. There are three reasons why I am delighted to take part in the debate, Mr Betts. The first is the fact that you, a fellow Yorkshireman, are in the Chair. The second is that today we are...
  • Backbench Business: UK-Romanian Relations — [Mr Clive Betts in the Chair] 19 Jun 2018

    That is a minor detail, but yes. The third reason is that the debate was secured by the hon. Member for Harrow East (Bob Blackman), who led our delegation to Romania with great diplomacy and distinction. It was a good group—we had two Scottish nationalists, one Labour Member and one Conservative Member. We were not quite representative of the nation, but he led us very ably and I...
  • Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Common Travel Area 19 Jun 2018

    To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, with reference to Article 2 (2) of the draft protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland of the draft agreement on the withdrawal of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union, if he will publish the rights and privileges associated with of the Common Travel Area.

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Labour MP for Keighley

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

Also represented Selby

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Topics of interest

  • Trade and Industry
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Culture Media and Sport
  • Health
  • Departmental Contracts
  • A69: Greenhead
  • Defence Fire Service
  • Large Combustion Plants Directive
  • Forensic Science Service

Currently held offices

  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (since 20 Nov 2017)
  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (28 Jul 1997 to 11 May 2001)

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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 56 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all John Grogan’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 53 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 86.17% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 8 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 75 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on John Grogan’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 263 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 18 Jun 2018.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Communication Workers Union
Address of donor: 6 Concept Court, Kettlestring Lane, Clifton Moor, York YO30 4XF

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

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 05 July 2017)
8. Miscellaneous
Unremunerated Director of the Mongolian-British Chamber of Commerce. (Registered 05 July 2017)

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