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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 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
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John Martin McDonnell has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
In the last month we have seen the Financial Times predicting that the Chancellor will miss his balanced budget target, and today we have seen zero growth in the economy. At the same time, Mr Dominic Cummings has demanded cuts in taxes and massive spending commitments, so the Chancellor has resorted to floating a possible raid on middle-income pensions, a mansion tax—once described as...
I asked about Wonga [Hon. Members: “You did.”] On the basis of that answer, I can see why No. 10 nicknamed the right hon. Gentleman CHINO: Chancellor in name only. Wonga is just one example of the recent scandals in the financial sector. We have seen the scandals of closet tracking last year, London Capital & Finance, Woodford Investment Management, the tax avoidance by Lycamobile —a...
I beg to move an amendment, at the end of the Question to add: ‘but respectfully regrets that the Gracious Speech fails to put an end to a decade of austerity, to invest in the UK’s underfunded public services, or to scrap universal credit; notes the damaging impact that the four-year freeze in working-age benefits has had on families on low income; and calls on the Government to bring...
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Labour MP for Hayes and Harlington
Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election
Topics of interest
John Martin McDonnell campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Home Department
- Communities and Local Government
- 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)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 10 Feb 2020.
1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Verso, 6 Mead St, London W1F 0EG, for editing and providing an introduction to a book of 16 essays:
26 June 2019, received £2,000 as advance upon publication. Hours: 10 hrs. Payment, minus tax owed, donated to the Labour Party
. (Registered 22 July 2019; updated 02 August 2019)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP
but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: RMT
Address of donor: Unity House 39 Charlton Street, London NW1 1DU
Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £8,325
Donor status: trade union
(Registered 10 January 2020)
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