John Martin McDonnell

Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer

Hayes and Harlington Labour

John Martin McDonnell’s voting in Parliament

John Martin McDonnell is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

However, John Martin McDonnell sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • John Martin McDonnell consistently voted against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests, while most Labour MPs almost always voted for. Show votes
  • John Martin McDonnell consistently voted against introducing foundation hospitals, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • John Martin McDonnell almost always voted against Labour's anti-terrorism laws, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • John Martin McDonnell consistently voted against the Iraq war, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • John Martin McDonnell generally voted for investigations into the Iraq war, while most Labour MPs almost always voted against. Show votes
  • John Martin McDonnell generally voted against introducing ID cards, while most Labour MPs almost always voted for. Show votes
  • John Martin McDonnell generally voted against requiring the mass retention of information about communications, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • John Martin McDonnell generally voted against new high speed rail infrastructure, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • John Martin McDonnell generally voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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John Martin McDonnell has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 29 Jun 2017

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Wages 18 Jul 2017

    First, let me welcome any increase in jobs in our society, but when it comes to commenting on wages, does not the Chief Secretary to the Treasury agree that it ill becomes a multi-millionaire earning £145,000 a year, admittedly in a temporary job, and living in two grace-and-favour properties at the taxpayer’s expense to attack public sector workers—our hospital cleaners,...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Wages 18 Jul 2017

    That is true—the Government privatised the jobs. I note that the Chief Secretary did not refute the fact that the Chancellor said that staff were overpaid. The Chancellor tried to justify his attack on public sector workers by trying the classic divide and rule between public and private sector workers, citing public sector pensions. Is the Chief Secretary aware that those supposedly...
  • Public Sector Pay Cap 5 Jul 2017

    (Urgent Question): To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will make a statement outlining the Government’s policies with regard to the public sector pay cap.

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Labour MP for Hayes and Harlington

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

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Topics of interest

John Martin McDonnell campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Transport
  • Justice
  • Home Department
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Work and Pensions
  • Departmental Pay
  • Fire Services
  • National Offender Management Service
  • Departmental Sustainable Development
  • Tonnage Tax

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer (since 14 Sep 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Justice Committee (25 Nov 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Unopposed Bills (Panel) (17 Oct 2001 to 14 Nov 2002)
  • Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 11 Apr 2002)
  • Member, Deregulation Committee (19 Mar 1999 to 11 May 2001)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 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: TSSA
Address of donor: Walkden House, 10 Melton St, London NW1 2EJ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Secondment of an economic adviser from 10 December 2015 to 26 July 2016, value £5,897.79

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 22 July 2016; updated 31 October 2016 and 22 December 2016)



This payment is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 14 February 2017. Paragraph 16 of Chapter 4 of the 2015 Guide to the Rules refers.


Name of donor: TSSA
Address of donor: Walkden House, 10 Melton St, London NW1 2EJ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Secondment of an economic adviser from 3 October 2016 to 18 November 2016, value £1,240.10

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 31 October 2016 ; updated 2 December 2016 and 22 December 2016)


Name of donor: CWU
Address of donor: CWU, 150 The Broadway, Wimbledon, London, SW19 1RX

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: contribution to costs incurred by TSSA in seconding an economic adviser from 10 December 2015 to 26 July 2016 and from 3 October 2016 to 18 November 2016, value £20,000.

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 22 December 2016)
Name of donor: FBU
Address of donor: Bradley House, 68 Coombe Rd, Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey, KT2 7AE

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: contribution to costs incurred by TSSA in seconding an economic adviser from 10 December 2015 to 26 July 2016 and from 3 October 2016 to 18 November 2016, value £20,000.

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 22 December 2016)

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