Jon Cruddas

Former Labour MP for Dagenham and Rainham


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Jon Cruddas is a former MP for Dagenham and Rainham.

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Former Labour MP for Dagenham and Rainham

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

Left the House of Commons on 30 May 2024 — Dissolved for election

Also represented Dagenham

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Topics of interest

Jon Cruddas campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Justice
  • Work and Pensions
  • Treasury
  • Health
  • Education and Skills
  • Prisons: Barking and Dagenham
  • Thames Gateway
  • Allergies
  • Minimum Wage
  • Council Tax Reduction Schemes

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Space Industry (Indemnities) Bill Committee ( 1 May 2024 to 8 May 2024)
  • Member, Special Envoy for Freedom of Religion or Belief Bill (Formerly known as International Freedom of Religion or Belief Bill) Committee (17 Apr 2024 to 24 Apr 2024)
  • Member, Taxi and Private Hire Vehicles (Safeguarding and Road Safety) Bill (England and Wales) Committee (27 Oct 2021 to 3 Nov 2021)
  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee ( 4 May 2020 to 21 Feb 2023)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee ( 2 Mar 2020 to 30 May 2024)
  • Policy Review Coordinator (13 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Crossrail Bill Committee (14 Nov 2007 to 18 Nov 2007)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (10 Sep 2003 to 12 Jul 2005)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Recent appearances

  • School Pupils with Allergies — [Graham Stringer in the Chair] 30 Nov 2023

    It is a pleasure to follow the hon. Member for Rutland and Melton (Alicia Kearns); that was an excellent contribution and I associate myself with everything she said. I congratulate the hon. Member for Strangford (Jim Shannon) on securing the debate, as is customary in these proceedings. In this instance, my congratulations are about more than simply adhering to the parliamentary protocols,...
  • Havering Council: Funding 28 Nov 2023

    I beg to move, That this House has considered funding for Havering Council. This afternoon, I want to: highlight the financial situation facing the London Borough of Havering; ask for help and support from the Government; request a joint approach to remedying the situation; and offset the dangers of a section 114 report by the council’s chief financial officer, which would effectively...
  • Havering Council: Funding 28 Nov 2023

    I am not playing pass the parcel here; it seems to me that, objectively—all parties can agree—there is a structural problem that is escalating across the length and breadth of this country. Havering is where the rubber hits the wall, in terms of the escalating demographic changes, especially with young people set against the long-term legacy of an older community, and this one-two punch...

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