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
Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
5 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2013
Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, 8 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
Generally voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, between 2011–2016
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
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Catherine McKinnell has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 12 Sep 2017
I am pleased to have been able to put the details of Lee Irving’s case on the parliamentary record, for his family and in the hope that some good can come out of this horrendous tragedy. Unfortunately, after seven years of representing the people in Newcastle North, I have not yet succeeded in growing a cold heart or cynicism. I wanted to remain composed in order to make the strongest...
I appreciate the response that the Minister has given, but the increase in reporting of hate crime is very concerning. There are potentially two issues here. One is that people are more motivated or able to report hate crime, but it may be that there is a significant increase in hate crime as well. It is incumbent on the Government to find a way of monitoring that, so that we can understand...
I beg to move, That this House has considered supporting and safeguarding adults with learning disabilities. It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Wilson, as we consider this hugely important issue. How we better support and safeguard adults with learning disabilities is a subject on which I have been seeking to secure a debate for some time, following the most appalling case...
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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
- Innovation and Skills
- Department of Health
- Children: Day Care
- Revenue and Customs
- Tax Avoidance
- Departmental Procurement
Currently held offices
- 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: 9 Oct 2017.
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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