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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Last updated: 21 Nov 2017

Recent appearances

  • Budget Resolutions - Income Tax (Charge) 23 Nov 2017

    I have taken a vow that I will not throw about any form of book in the Chamber ever again, but may I suggest that we send the right hon. Gentleman a copy of the “Grey Book”, which identified every policy, all costings and all funding sources—including our capital transformation fund—that would build the homes that we need and ensure a fair taxation system? That is how...
  • Budget Resolutions - Income Tax (Charge) 23 Nov 2017

    After a disastrous election campaign and a party conference that literally fell apart, yesterday’s Budget’s sole purpose was to revive the fortunes of the Conservative party—and maybe to fend off for a time the Tory pack that has been hounding the Chancellor, week after week. But the Budget showed just how out of touch and cut-off from the real world of the economy and from...
  • Budget Resolutions - Income Tax (Charge) 23 Nov 2017

    I will take some interventions, Madam Deputy Speaker, but I am cognizant of what you have said about the need to ensure that everyone can speak. On the point made by my hon. Friend the Member for Birmingham, Erdington (Jack Dromey), we all knew that the election of a Tory Government would set us back; what we did not appreciate was that it would set us back a century. Average annual pay is...

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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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Last updated: 13 Nov 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)
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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