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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.
Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Show votes
Consistently voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
Consistently voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
Almost always voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
Generally voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
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John Healey has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, (a) how many interventions Ministers of his Department have made to suspend or halt the adoption of local plans since 2010, (b) the grounds on which any such interventions have been made and (c) the names of the councils subject to such interventions.
To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what recent discussions he has had with housing associations and other organisations who benefit from funding from the European Investment Bank on the level of future funding that will be required to build affordable homes.
To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make it his policy to ensure that any shortfall in European Investment Bank finance for affordable homes as a result of the UK leaving the EU will be met by the UK Government.
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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
- Communities and Local Government
- Department for Communities and Local Government
- Work and Pensions
- Performance Appraisal
- Telephone Services
- Housing: Construction
- Non-departmental Public Bodies
- Public Expenditure
Currently held offices
- Shadow Secretary of State for Housing (since 7 Oct 2016)
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Minister (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 (Communities and Local Government) (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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- Has spoken in 21 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all John Healey’s speeches
- Has received answers to 101 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 70.50% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 30 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 90 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on John Healey’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1011 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 17 Oct 2016.
1. Employment and earnings
18 July 2016
, received £200 from Ipsos MORI
, Piccadilly House, 49 Piccadilly, Manchester M1 2AP, for face-to-face interview. Hours: 2 hrs. Fee donated to my constituency
office running costs. (Registered 27 July 2016)
Non-executive director of International Skills Standards Organisation [INSSO] (UK
) Ltd, 28 Ely Place, London EC1N 6AA. Commitment of approx 6 hrs a month from September 2013
. Unremunerated from 22 May 2014
. (Registered 21 October 2013
; updated 29 May 2014)
Unremunerated Co-chair of the Advisory Board of GovernUp, a project to improve the effectiveness of government. (Registered 02 April 2014
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
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