John Healey

Shadow Secretary of State for Housing

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Wentworth and Dearne Labour

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Last updated: 12 Sep 2017

Recent appearances

  • Regulation of Property Agents 18 Oct 2017

    My goodness, the Government really are now scraping the bottom of the barrel: an oral statement on a call for evidence about property managing agents—not a statement on the Grenfell Tower fire and why four months on only 14 of 200 surviving families yet have a new permanent home, on bold Government action in the face of home ownership hitting a 30-year low, on rough sleeping doubling,...
  • Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Right to Buy Scheme 18 Oct 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what right to buy receipts local authorities have paid to the Exchequer in (a) capital receipts, (b) interest accrued and (c) any other relevant amount in each financial year from 2012-13.
  • Supported Housing Funding — [Sir Edward Leigh in the Chair] 10 Oct 2017

    I am grateful to the Minister. I have counted 53 Members in the Chamber today, not including the Minister and his Parliamentary Private Secretary. That number is unprecedented, in my experience, for a half-hour debate. The Minister talks about the “we” in Government. Will he press that fact, and the concern here in this room, to the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions and the...

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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
  • Health
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Education
  • 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 (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 20 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all John Healey’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 135 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 95.65% 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.
  • 91 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on John Healey’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1044 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Oct 2017.

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: Unite the Union
Address of donor: 128 Theobalds Road, London SW9 6DE

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000 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. (Registered 28 September 2017)
8. Miscellaneous
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
I employ my wife, Jackie Bate, as part-time Office Manager.

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