John Martin McDonnell

MP, Hayes and Harlington

Hayes and Harlington Labour

John Martin McDonnell campaigned to remain in the European Union

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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 generally voted for an investigation into the Iraq war, while most Labour MPs almost always voted against. 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 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 replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system, 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

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John Martin McDonnell has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: UK Exports 29 Nov 2016

    Last week’s autumn statement should have been about providing answers to meet the challenges of Brexit and at least information on the options available. Instead, it appears that the only information we can glean is from photos snatched of the notes of a senior Conservative official in Downing Street. We know now, in the light of that leak, that many of the Chancellor’s senior...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: UK Exports 29 Nov 2016

    I take that as a no. Last week, we learned in the OBR report that the OBR was denied any information in respect of assurances provided to Nissan. The OBR said: “On this occasion we asked specifically whether any contingent liabilities had been created in respect of assurances provided to Nissan and the Treasury declined to say.” This level of opaqueness on an existing deal...
  • Autumn Statement 23 Nov 2016

    This morning, we heard the verdict from the trial, following the tragic murder of Jo Cox. That murder robbed this House of a fierce advocate for social justice and a passionate campaigner. Her killing was an attack on democracy itself. Our thoughts are with Jo’s family. Today’s statement places on record the abject failure of the last six wasted years, and offers no hope for the...

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Profile

Labour MP for Hayes and Harlington

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

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • 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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 24 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all John Martin McDonnell’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 68.92% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 15 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 168 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on John Martin McDonnell’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1199 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 21 Nov 2016.

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 £39,109.79.

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 22 July 2016; updated 31 October 2016)
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 19 May 2017, value £39,109.79.

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 31 October 2016)

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