John Healey’s voting in Parliament
John Healey is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
This is a selection of John Healey’s votes.
Consistently voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 11 votes against, between 2011–2016
Generally voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
8 votes for, 2 votes against, 4 absences, between 2003–2016
Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
13 votes for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, between 2011–2016
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
2 votes for, 47 votes against, 5 absences, between 2014–2016
Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
0 votes for, 12 votes against, between 2013–2016
Consistently voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
0 votes for, 17 votes against, 1 absence, between 2011–2018
Last updated: 4 Sep 2019.
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To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, with reference to row one of Resource DEL – Communities on p12 of his Department's Main Estimates 2019-20 Memorandum, if he will publish all details of the budgeted expenditure under SO1 – Building Affordable Homes.
To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, with reference to row four of Resource DEL – Communities on p13 of his Department's Main Estimates 2019-20 Memorandum, if he will publish all details of the budgeted expenditure under SO5 – Grenfell Recovery.
To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, with reference to Section B – Housing and Planning of Resource DEL – Communities on p13 of his Department's Main Estimates 2019-20 Memorandum, if he will publish all details of the budgeted expenditure under SO1 – Building Affordable Homes.
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Labour MP for Wentworth and Dearne
Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election
Also represented Wentworth
Topics of interest
John Healey campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Ministry of Housing
- Communities and Local Government
- Department for Communities and Local Government
- Communities and Local Government
- Department for Work and Pensions
- Housing: Construction
- Performance Appraisal
- Telephone Services
- Grenfell Tower: Fires
- Affordable Housing: Construction
Currently held offices
- Shadow Secretary of State for Housing (since 9 Jan 2018)
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Secretary of State for Housing (7 Oct 2016 to 9 Jan 2018)
- Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government) (Housing and Planning) (14 Sep 2015 to 27 Jun 2016)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Health (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
- Shadow Minister (Housing) (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
- The Minister for Housing (5 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (2 Nov 2007 to 12 Oct 2009)
- Minister of State (Department of Communities and Local Government) (Local Government) (29 Jun 2007 to 5 Jun 2009)
- Member, Public Accounts Committee (20 Jul 2005 to 19 Nov 2007)
- The Financial Secretary to the Treasury (10 May 2005 to 28 Jun 2007)
- Member, Tax Law Rewrite Bills (Joint Committee) (20 Dec 2004 to 12 Jan 2009)
- The Economic Secretary to the Treasury (30 May 2002 to 10 May 2005)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Education and Skills) (11 Jun 2001 to 30 May 2002)
- Member, Employment Sub-committee (23 Jul 1997 to 29 Nov 1999)
- Member, Education & Employment Committee (14 Jul 1997 to 29 Nov 1999)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 16 Sep 2019.
Name of donor: Friedrich Ebert Stiftung
Address of donor: 44 Charlotte Street, London W1T 2NR
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): For a member of staff and myself, flights £560; hotel and breakfast £130; dinner, lunch and catering £480; transport £70; admin £440; total £1,680
Destination of visit: Berlin
Dates of visit: 13–15 September 2018
Purpose of visit: To discuss housing policy with German politicians and experts.
(Registered 27 September 2018)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
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