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.
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
28 votes for, 6 votes against, 25 absences, between 2010–2017
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
1 vote for, 41 votes against, 12 absences, between 2014–2016
Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2010
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, 14 votes against, 3 absences, between 2011–2014
Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
5 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2013
Generally voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, between 2011–2016
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Last updated: 18 Dec 2017
The Government’s own figures show that Newcastle airport will be most affected by any cuts to air passenger duty or air departure tax in Scotland. The continued uncertainty about this issue is also incredibly damaging. From his newly elevated position, will the Minister tell us what progress has been made on the issue? Is he in a position to confirm how English regional airports will be...
Although I welcome the Minister to his new post, I do not think that anyone listening to the debate will be impressed by that response. It does not provide the reassurance that people are looking for—they want reassurance that the Government are serious about providing options so that families with children can meet and manage their childcare costs. I pay tribute to every Member who...
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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
- Cabinet Office
- Innovation and Skills
- Children: Day Care
- Revenue and Customs
- Tax Avoidance
- Departmental Procurement
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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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 8 Jan 2018.
2. (a) Support linked to an MP
but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: GMB
Address of donor: 1 Mosley Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1YE
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
Donor status: trade union
(Registered 07 July 2017
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2
Name of donor: Catholic Bishops
’ Conference of England and Wales
Address of donor: 39 Eccleston Square, London SW1V 1BX
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: an educational allowance of £5,330 and accommodation provided for an intern in my parliamentary office for 10 months: October 2016
– July 2017
Date received: 10 October 2016
Date accepted: 10 October 2016
Donor status: registered charity
(Registered 10 October 2016)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Joint owner of residential rented property in Northumberland: (i).
Solicitor (currently non-practising).
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