Alasdair McDonnell

Former MP, Belfast South; Former MLA, Belfast South

Belfast South Social Democratic and Labour Party

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Former Social Democratic and Labour Party MP for Belfast South, Former Social Democratic and Labour Party MLA for Belfast South

Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for election

Entered the Assembly on 25 June 1998 — General election

Left the Assembly on 28 June 2015 — Resigned

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Alasdair McDonnell campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Northern Ireland
  • Treasury
  • Health
  • HM Treasury
  • Work and Pensions
  • Northern Ireland
  • Rates Collection Agency
  • Invest Northern Ireland
  • Hip Replacements
  • Pancreatic Cancer

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (6 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Leader of the Social Democratic & Labour Party (15 Nov 2011 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow SDLP Chief Whip (6 May 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow SDLP Spokesperson (Culture, Media and Sport) (1 May 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow SDLP Spokesperson (Business, Innoviation and Skills) (5 Jun 2009 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Europe) (1 Jul 2008 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Northern Ireland) (1 Jul 2008 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills) (1 Jul 2007 to 5 Jun 2009)
  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Work and Pensions) (1 Jul 2005 to 1 Jul 2007)
  • Shadow SDLP Spokesperson (Health) (1 Jul 2005 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Education) (1 Jul 2005 to 1 Jul 2008)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Treasury) (1 Jul 2005 to 1 Jul 2007)

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  • Has spoken in 23 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Alasdair McDonnell’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 38.54% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 6 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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.
  • 97 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 73 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 2017.

6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Smallholding/farm in Co Antrim: (i) and (ii).
House in Belfast: (i) and (ii).
Part-owner of Ormeau Health Centre and adjacent property, Lower Ormeau Road, Belfast, from which rental income is received. See category 7 below: (i) and (ii).
Holiday house in Glenarriffe, Co Antrim, currently being refurbished and from which rental income is not currently received: (i).
Flat in London: (i) and (ii).
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Arrow Travel, Belfast.
Ormeau Health Centre. See category 6 above.
8. Miscellaneous
Member of the Northern Ireland Assembly, Parliament Buildings, Stormont, Belfast (unpaid) (Updated 28 January 2014).

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