Simon Danczuk

MP, Rochdale

Rochdale Labour

Simon Danczuk campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Simon Danczuk’s voting in Parliament

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

This is a selection of Simon Danczuk’s votes.

  • Consistently voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Generally voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Generally voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes

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Simon Danczuk has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Free Childcare for 3 and 4-year-olds 12 Jul 2016

    My hon. Friend is making an important speech. I recently met members of the Rochdale branch of the National Day Nurseries Association, who had real concerns about provision and the low funding available for places, to the point where they thought that they would not be able to make the provision. They also have concerns about things like quality and who will pay for meals. Does she share the...
  • School Penalty Fines and Authorised Absence — [Mr David Hanson in the Chair] 11 Jul 2016

    The hon. Gentleman is doing an excellent job in leading this debate. Does he agree that the policy is far too draconian? I have two young children and the headteacher at their school is excellent and sensible, but that is not always the case. Should parents not be given more credibility in terms of being able to make the right decision for their children?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 29 Jun 2016

    Grade I listed Rochdale town hall has been described as possessing a “rare picturesque beauty”, but a bid to renovate that iconic building was rejected by the Heritage Lottery Fund in April. All five of the projects that were awarded grants are based in the south of England. Would the Prime Minister consider supporting the renovation of this fantastic municipal building?

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Profile

Labour MP for Rochdale

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Communities and Local Government
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Justice
  • Work and Pensions
  • Education
  • Kashmir
  • Bangladesh
  • Children: Day Care
  • Schools: Sports
  • Social Security

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Communities and Local Government Committee (2 Nov 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Sep 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments received from DMGT PLC, Registered Office: Northcliffe House, 2 Derry St, Kensington, London, W8 5TT:
14 July 2015, received £1,476 for the publication of excerpts from a book I co-wrote. Hours: approx. 5 additional hrs. (Registered 03 September 2015)
4 August 2015, received £7,000 for contributing to articles. Hours: 7 hrs approx. (Registered 03 September 2015)
12 August 2015, received £7,000 for contributing to articles. Hours: 7 hrs approx. (Registered 03 September 2015)
12 October 2015, received £350 for an article I co-wrote. Hours: approx. 2 hrs. (Registered 10 November 2015)
21 October 2015, received £1,250 for articles I co-wrote. Hours: approx. 5 hrs. (Registered 10 November 2015)
16 December 2015, received £2,000 for articles I contributed to. Hours: approx. 5 hrs. (Registered 18 December 2015)
3 February 2016, received £800 for articles I contributed to. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 04 February 2016)
Payments received from Biteback Publishing, Westminster Tower, 3 Albert Embankment, London, SE1 7SP for a book I co-wrote:
7 January 2016, royalty payment of £533.04. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 12 January 2016)
Payments received from News UK and Ireland Ltd, 1 London Bridge Street, London, SE1 9GF:
2 December 2015, received £350 for an article I contributed to. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 09 December 2015)
16 December 2015, received £625 for articles I contributed to. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 18 December 2015)
31 December 2015, received £350 for an article I contributed to. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 12 January 2016)
3 February 2016, received £6,000 for articles I contributed to. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 04 February 2016)
Payments from the BBC, 2-22 Portland Pl, London W1A 1AA:
9 October 2015, received £150 for broadcasting I assisted with. Hours: approx. 3hrs. (Registered 10 November 2015)
Payments from This is Global, 30 Leicester Square, London WC2H 7LA:
25 January 2016, received £200 for conducting two broadcast interviews. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 26 January 2016)
9 November 2015, £730 received from Borne Media, 9 Wimpole Street, London W1G 9SR, for articles I assisted with. Hours: approx. 2 hrs. (Registered 10 November 2015)
Payments received from Fameflynet Ltd, Suite 14, 20 Churchill Sq Business Centre, Kings Hill, West Malling, Kent, ME19 4YU:
18 November 2015, received £1,115 for media advice. Hours: approx. 6 hrs. (Registered 09 December 2015)
17 December 2015, received £2,300 for media advice. Hours: approx. 4 hrs. (Registered 18 December 2015)
9 February 2016, received £2,692 for media advice. Hours: approx. 2 hrs. (Registered 11 February 2016)
Payments received from Trinity Mirror plc, One Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London E14 5AP:
3 February 2016, received £150 for an article I contributed to. Hours: 0.5 hrs. (Registered 04 February 2016)
13 August 2016, received £200 from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for completing a research survey. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 25 August 2016)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: ITV PLC
Address of donor: The London Television Centre, Upperground, London SE1 9LT

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Rugby World Cup 2015 ticket and hospitality; value £875

Date received: 10 October 2015

Date accepted: 10 October 2015

Donor status: company, registration 4967001

(Registered 16 December 2015)
Name of donor: JTI UK
Address of donor: Members Hill, Brooklands Road, Weybridge KT13 OQU

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Rugby World Cup 2015 ticket and hospitality; value £1,650

Date received: 3 October 2015

Date accepted: 3 October 2015

Donor status: company, registration 01501573

(Registered 16 December 2015)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Bangladeshi National Party
Address of donor: 273A Whitechapel Road, 3rd Floor, London E1 1BY

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): travel and accommodation for one person, value £3,103

Destination of visit: Dhaka

Date of visit: 16-20 March 2016

Purpose of visit: to attend annual council of the Bangladeshi National Party.

(Registered 07 April 2016)
Name of donor: Bangladeshi National Party
Address of donor: 273A Whitechapel Road, 3rd Floor, London E1 1BY

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): travel and accommodation for one person, value £550

Destination of visit: Switzerland and Italy

Date of visit: 8-13 August 2016

Purpose of visit: to meet and speak with members of the Bangladesh diaspora across Europe.

(Registered 25 August 2016)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Danczuk Media Ltd, from October 2014; a company which will assist in the production of media articles. (Registered 07 November 2014)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
Until September 2015, I employed my partner Karen Burke as a Caseworker. (Updated 2 December 2015)

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