John Martin McDonnell

MP, Hayes and Harlington

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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 consistently voted against the Iraq war, 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 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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Last updated: 8 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Charter for Budget Responsibility 24 Jan 2017

    I do not want to interfere in private banter, but I draw the hon. Gentleman’s attention to the fact that, in 2009, the person who is now Chancellor—he was then shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury—condemned any concept of rules. In the rule that he eventually helped to develop in opposition, and that eventually came into force, there was a welfare cap that has now been...
  • Charter for Budget Responsibility 24 Jan 2017

    The motion before the House rewrites the rule by which the Government intend to manage their fiscal policy, as the Chancellor has set out. This rewriting is urgently needed because the Government’s previous fiscal rule lies in tatters. As we argued when the old rule was introduced in November 2015, it was a political device rather than a sound economic tool. We argued that the...
  • Charter for Budget Responsibility 24 Jan 2017

    That is interesting; I am pleased the Chancellor has raised that point. We have seen £700 billion borrowed over the last seven years as a result of economic failure. The Labour party’s policy, based on the recommendations of the CBI and others, is to spend £500 billion on investment over a decade. There would be £200 billion of mainstream direct funding and £100...

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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 25 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 69.77% 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.
  • 165 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") 1208 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Feb 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)
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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