Andy Burnham campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Andy Burnham’s voting in Parliament

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

This is a selection of Andy Burnham’s votes.

  • Almost always voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
  • Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
  • Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Generally voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Andy Burnham’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Andy Burnham’s full vote analysis page for more.

Andy Burnham has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Exiting the Eu: Businesses in Wales: Greater Manchester Spatial Framework 14 Dec 2016

    Will the Minister give way?
  • Exiting the Eu: Businesses in Wales: Greater Manchester Spatial Framework 14 Dec 2016

    One of the problems that our constituents will have with this plan is about how the road network will cope, because it feels like it is already at saturation point. The north-west of England desperately needs significant investment in rail infrastructure. Does the Minister for the northern powerhouse agree that high-quality west-east rail across the north of England is a higher investment...
  • National Funding Formula: Schools/High Needs 14 Dec 2016

    I will keep the gloating to a minimum, Mr Speaker. The Secretary of State is dressing it up very well, but the reality of what she has announced is that some schools in the most deprived parts of the country, which face the biggest challenges, will have money taken away from them and given to schools elsewhere. Would it not have been much fairer for her to have asked the Chancellor for more...

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Profile

Labour MP for Leigh

Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Education
  • Department of Health
  • Transport
  • Trade and Industry
  • General Practitioners
  • NHS: Reorganisation
  • Cancer
  • Free Schools
  • Air Pollution: Greater Manchester

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Home Secretary (14 Sep 2015 to 6 Oct 2016)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Health (7 Oct 2011 to 14 Sep 2015)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (Education and Election Co-ordinator) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Health (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
  • The Secretary of State for Health (6 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • The Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (25 Jan 2008 to 5 Jun 2009)
  • The Chief Secretary to the Treasury (28 Jun 2007 to 24 Jan 2008)
  • Minister of State (Department of Health) (Delivery and Quality) (5 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Home Office) (10 May 2005 to 5 May 2006)
  • PPS (Rt Hon David Blunkett, Secretary of State), Home Office (10 Apr 2005 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • PPS (Rt Hon David Blunkett, Secretary of State), Home Office (13 May 2004 to 16 Dec 2004)
  • Member, Health Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 20 Oct 2003)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 48 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Andy Burnham’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 29 written questions in the last year — 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 45.52% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 77 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 210 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Andy Burnham’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1169 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Jan 2017.

2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: LionLike Management Ltd
Address of donor: 645 Warrington Road, Rainhill, Merseyside L35 4LY

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000 to support my campaign for the Labour candidacy for Mayor of Greater Manchester

Date received: 9 June 2016

Date accepted: 4 July 2016

Donor status: company, registration 7211285

(Registered 04 July 2016)
Name of donor: Gabriel Scally
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 to support my campaign for the Labour candidacy for Mayor of Greater Manchester

Date received: 3 June 2016

Date accepted: 27 June 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 04 July 2016)
Name of donor: Quatro Public Relations Ltd
Address of donor: Leigh Saxton Green LLP, Mutual House, 70 Conduit Street, London W1S 2GF

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Secondment of one member of staff, between 31 May and 5 August 2016, to support my campaign for the Labour candidacy for Mayor of Greater Manchester. The gross value of the full ten week secondment is £12,370.24.

Date received: 31 May 2016 to 5 August 2016

Date accepted: 31 May 2016

Donor status: company, registration 06056821

(Registered 06 July 2016)
Name of donor: Dr Kailash Chand Malhotra
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500 to support my campaign for the Labour candidacy for Mayor of Greater Manchester

Date received: 6 July 2016

Date accepted: 6 July 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 25 July 2016)
Name of donor: Gabriel Scally
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,000 to support my campaign for the Labour candidacy for Mayor of Greater Manchester

Date received: 2 August 2016

Date accepted: 2 August 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 August 2016)
Name of donor: UCATT (Union of Construction, Allied Trades and Technicians)
Address of donor: 177 Abbeville Road, London SW4 9RL

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 to support my campaign to be Mayor of Greater Manchester.

Date received: 6 October 2016

Date accepted: 6 October 2016

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 13 October 2016)
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 29 June 2012)

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