John Healey

Shadow Secretary of State for Housing

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Wentworth and Dearne Labour

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Last updated: 12 Sep 2018

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Labour MP for Wentworth and Dearne

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

Also represented Wentworth

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Topics of interest

John Healey campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Ministry of Housing
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Health
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Housing: Construction
  • Performance Appraisal
  • Telephone Services
  • Grenfell Tower: Fires
  • High Rise Flats: Fire Prevention

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)

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  • Has spoken in 24 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all John Healey’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 297 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 80.83% 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.
  • 86 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on John Healey’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1066 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 1 Oct 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: Wellington Street Public Affairs Ltd
Address of donor: Chester House, 1-3 Brixton Road, London SW9 6DE

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 received by my CLP to support my candidacy in the General Election

Donor status: company, registration 07639073

(Registered 6 July 2017; updated 28 September 2017)
Name of donor: Keith Young
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000 received by my CLP to support my candidacy in the General Election

Donor status: individual

(Registered 6 July 2017; updated 28 September 2017)
Name of donor: Dr Hamid Husain
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 received via the Labour Party by my CLP to support my candidacy in the General Election

Donor status: individual

(Registered 06 July 2017)
Name of donor: GMB
Address of donor: 22 Stephenson Way, Euston, London NW1 2HD

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 received via the Labour Party by my CLP to support my candidacy in the General Election

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 06 July 2017)
Name of donor: USDAW
Address of donor: 188 Wilmslow Road, Manchester M14 6LJ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 received by my CLP to support my candidacy in the General Election

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 6 July 2017; updated 28 September 2017)
Name of donor: Community Union
Address of donor: 465c Caledonian Road, London N7 9AX

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000 received by my CLP to support my candidacy in the General Election

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 6 July 2017; updated 28 September 2017)
£11,420 of the total sums registered on 6 July 2017, which were donated to my CLP to support my candidacy in the General Election, is being used to support my Shadow Ministerial office. These donations were from Wellington St Public Affairs Ltd, Keith Young, Dr Hamid Husain, GMB, USDAW and Community Union. (Registered 28 September 2017; updated 21 August 2018)
4. Visits outside the UK
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
I employ my wife, Jackie Bate, as part-time Office Manager.

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