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 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.

Last updated: 23 May 2018

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Treasury: Private Finance Initiative 11 Jun 2018

    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to the news item on UK PFI and PPP equity offshoring and tax avoidance published by the European Services Strategy Unit, if his Department will make an assessment of the implications for his Department's policies of that Unit's findings that almost half of all private finance initiative projects are majority owned by nine offshore...
  • Written Answers — Treasury: Private Finance Initiative 11 Jun 2018

    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to the report entitled PFI and PF2, published by the National Audit Office on 17 January 2018, what assessment his Department has made of the implications for his Department's policies of that report's findings that PF2 costs are around 40 per cent higher than similar projects financed by government borrowing; and if he will make a statement.
  • Written Answers — Treasury: Private Finance Initiative 11 Jun 2018

    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, which private finance initiative contracts are being delivered by contractors that his Department deem to be high risk.

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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: 4 Jun 2018.

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: 39 Chalton Street, King's Cross, London NW1 1DU

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £8,650

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 06 July 2017)
Name of donor: Unite the Union
Address of donor: 128 Theobalds Road, London WC1X 8TN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 06 July 2017)

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