Catherine McKinnell’s voting in Parliament
Catherine McKinnell is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
This is a selection of Catherine McKinnell’s votes.
Almost always voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 10 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2016
Voted for a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2010–2016
Almost always voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
0 votes for, 15 votes against, 3 absences, between 2011–2018
Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
12 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2011–2016
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
1 vote for, 41 votes against, 12 absences, between 2014–2016
Voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 4 absences, in 2016
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Catherine McKinnell has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 11 Feb 2019
In the Prime Minister’s statement on 21 January, she told the House that she would “look for further ways to engage… regional representatives in England.”—[Official Report, 21 January 2019; Vol. 653, c. 27.] In response to my written parliamentary question last week, she said that that would not happen until “the next phase”—in other words, after we have left the EU. How...
To ask the Prime Minister, with reference to her oral contribution of 21 January 2019, Official Report, column 27, on Leaving the EU, with which representatives of the English regions she has since engaged; and what form those discussions took.
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Labour MP for Newcastle upon Tyne North
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
Catherine McKinnell campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Department for Education
- HM Treasury
- Cabinet Office
- Children: Day Care
- Revenue and Customs
- Tax Avoidance
Currently held offices
- Member, Treasury Sub-Committee (since 14 Sep 2017)
- Member, Treasury Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)
- Member, Petitions Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Petitions Committee (14 Mar 2016 to 3 May 2017)
- Member, Education, Skills and the Economy Sub-Committee (9 Mar 2016 to 3 May 2017)
- Member, Education Committee (1 Feb 2016 to 3 May 2017)
- Shadow Attorney General (14 Sep 2015 to 11 Jan 2016)
- Shadow Minister (Treasury) (18 Mar 2013 to 14 Sep 2015)
- Shadow Minister (Education) (7 Oct 2011 to 18 Mar 2013)
- Shadow Solicitor General (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
- Member, Political and Constitutional Reform Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 8 Nov 2010)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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