John Healey

Former Labour MP for Wentworth and Dearne

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Former Labour MP for Wentworth and Dearne

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

Left the House of Commons on 6 November 2019 — Dissolved for election

Also represented Wentworth

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Topics of interest

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

  • Ministry of Housing
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Health
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Housing: Construction
  • Performance Appraisal
  • Telephone Services
  • Affordable Housing: Construction
  • Grenfell Tower: Fires

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Housing (9 Jan 2018 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • 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 15 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all John Healey’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 202 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 79.48% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 73 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1081 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Nov 2019.

9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Jackie Bate, as part-time Office Manager.

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