Joan Ryan

MP, Enfield North

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Enfield North Labour

Joan Ryan’s voting in Parliament

Joan Ryan is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

However, Joan Ryan sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Joan Ryan consistently voted against greater regulation of gambling, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Joan Ryan almost always voted for university tuition fees, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes
  • Joan Ryan generally voted against a wholly elected House of Lords, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Joan Ryan has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 12 Sep 2018

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Home Office: Refugees: Sri Lanka 15 Nov 2018

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many Sri Lankan nationals have been granted refugee status after having previously been removed to Sri Lanka following a refused application for asylum since 18 May 2009.
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Deportation: Sri Lanka 15 Nov 2018

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many Sri Lankan nationals have been (a) removed to Sri Lanka and (b) removed to Sri Lanka following a refused application for asylum since 26 October 2018.

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Profile

Labour MP for Enfield North

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

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Topics of interest

Joan Ryan campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department for International Development
  • Department of Health
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Home Office
  • Children
  • Schools and Families
  • Palestinians: Terrorism
  • Palestinians: Overseas Aid
  • North Middlesex Hospital: Accident and Emergency Departments
  • Sri Lanka: Armed Conflict
  • General Practitioners: Enfield

Currently held offices

  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (since 22 Jun 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (19 Dec 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (2 Feb 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Children, Schools and Families Committee (9 Nov 2007 to 26 Nov 2007)
  • Member, Children, Schools and Families Committee (7 Nov 2007 to 27 Nov 2007)
  • Prime Minister's Special Representative to Cyprus (29 Jun 2007 to 14 Sep 2008)
  • Vice-Chair, Labour Party (29 Jun 2007 to 14 Sep 2008)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Home Office (8 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department (5 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Member, Selection Committee (1 Nov 2005 to 3 Aug 2006)
  • Member, Selection Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Government Whip (13 Jun 2003 to 5 May 2006)
  • Government Whip (29 May 2002 to 8 May 2006)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (29 May 2002 to 13 Jun 2003)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (5 Nov 2001 to 10 May 2006)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Future MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 50 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Joan Ryan’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 135 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 68.87% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 11 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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.
  • 82 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Joan Ryan’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 259 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 29 Oct 2018.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Ipsos Mori. 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY, for completing surveys:
19 January 2018, payment of £200 for survey completed on 18 December 2017. Hours: 1 hr 30 mins. Fee paid direct to local community organisation. (Registered 19 January 2018)
3 August 2018, payment of £200 for survey completed on 25 June 2018. Hours: 1 hr. Fee paid direct to local community organisation. (Registered 06 August 2018)
Opinion surveys for ComRes, 4 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA. All payments made direct to Enfield North CLP unless otherwise stated:
24 February 2017, payment of £100 for survey completed on 18 November 2016. Hours: 40 mins. (Registered 18 October 2017)
15 June 2017, payment of £75 for survey completed on 3 March 2017. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 18 October 2017)
25 September 2017, payment of £75 for survey completed on 2 February 2017. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 18 October 2017)
13 October 2017, payment of £75 for survey completed on 21 July 2017. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 18 October 2017)
23 October 2017, payment of £75 for survey completed on 4 September 2017. Payment made direct to local community organisation. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 26 October 2017)
21 November 2017, payment of £75 for survey completed on 30 October 2017. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 24 November 2017)
13 February 2018, payment of £100 for survey completed on 25 January 2018. Hours: 30 mins. Fee donated to charity. (Registered 28 June 2018)
16 March 2018, payment of £75 for survey completed on 19 February 2018. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 28 June 2018)
24 May 2018, payment of £75 for survey completed on 21 March 2018. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 28 June 2018)
28 June 2018, payment of £75 for survey completed on 11 May 2018. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 28 June 2018)
13 August 2018, payment of £75 for survey completed on 28 June 2018. Hours: 25 mins. (Registered 17 August 2018)
4 September 2018, payment of £75 for survey completed on 6 August 2018. Hours: 25 mins. Payment made direct to local community organisation. (Registered 11 September 2018)
27 September 2018, payment of £100 for survey completed on 24 August 2018. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 08 October 2018)
Payments from YouGov plc. 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT, for completing surveys. All payments made direct to Enfield North CLP:
11 January 2017, payment of £80 for survey completed on 13 July 2016. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 12 October 2017)
24 February 2017, payment of £20 for survey completed on 25 January 2017. Hours: 10 mins. (Registered 12 October 2017)
23 April 2017, payment of £80 for survey completed on 2 March 2017. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 12 October 2017)
11 May 2017, payment of £60 for survey completed on 28 April 2017. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 12 October 2017)
4 August 2017, payment of £30 completed on 28 June 2017. Hours: 10 mins. (Registered 12 October 2017)
11 October 2017, payment of £40 completed on 15 September 2017. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 12 October 2017)
21 November 2017, payment of £70 for survey completed on 30 October 2017. Hours: 25 mins. (Registered 24 November 2017)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: (1) Labour Friends of Israel (2) Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Address of donor: (1) BM LFI, London WC1N 3XX (2) 9 Yitzhak Rabin Blvd., Kiryat Ben-Gurion, Jerusalem 9103001

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): (1) flights, accommodation and meals, with a value of £1,000 (2) accommodation, hospitality, taxis and airport transfer, with a value of £900

Destination of visit: Israel

Dates of visit: 6-10 November 2017

Purpose of visit: Fact-finding visit to Israel and attendance at the Knesset Balfour Centenary Conference. Meeting with Israeli and Palestinian co-existence campaigners, politicians, academics and diplomats.

(Registered 08 December 2017)
Name of donor: March of the Living UK
Address of donor: 1 Chalgrove Gardens, London N3 3PL

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, travel, accommodation and meals with a total value of £1,050

Destination of visit: Poland

Dates of visit: 9-12 April 2018

Purpose of visit: Visit to Poland to participate in the international March of the Living between Auschwitz and Birkenau, as well as visiting other Holocaust sites across the country.

(Registered 30 April 2018)
Name of donor: (1) Labour Friends of Israel (2) Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Address of donor: (1) BM LFI, London WC1N 3XX (2) 9 Yitzhak Rabin Blvd., Kiryat Ben-Gurion, Jerusalem 9103001

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): (1) flights, accommodation and meals with a value of £1,600 (2) fast track access through security check, passport control, registration and customs, and some hospitality, value £100

Destination of visit: Israel and Palestinian territories

Dates of visit: 27-31 May 2018

Purpose of visit: Fact-finding visit. Meeting with Israeli and Palestinian co-existence campaigners, politicians, academics and diplomats.

(Registered 12 June 2018)
Name of donor: Australia Israel Cultural Exchange Limited (AICE)
Address of donor: Suite 836, St Kilda Road Towers, 1 Queens Road, Melbourne 3004, VIC, Australia

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Air travel, VIP airport service, accommodation and hospitality with a value of £1,750

Destination of visit: Jerusalem

Dates of visit: 6-9 July 2018

Purpose of visit: Multilateral conference between UK, Israel, Australia and USA.

(Registered 23 July 2018)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Flat in London: (i) and (ii). (Registered 05 June 2015)

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