A selection of John Healey's votes
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Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
1 vote for, 1 vote against, 4 absences, between 2010–2016
Generally voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
3 votes for, 15 votes against, 9 absences, between 2010–2019
Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
4 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2007–2016
Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
2 votes for, 4 votes against, 7 absences, between 2013–2016
Generally voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
2 votes for, 3 votes against, between 2004–2011
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
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To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what estimate he has made of the number of local authorities who have stepped in to remove flammable cladding from privately owned residential tower blocks.
To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what assessment he has made of the potential effect of the proposed new national model for shared ownership on the level of affordable housebuilding.
To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of 22 October 2019 to Question 886 on Affordable Housing, what his timescale is for decisions on additional investment beyond the current Affordable Homes Programme.
More of John Healey’s recent appearances
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
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
- 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)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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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?)
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