Andy McDonald

MP, Middlesbrough

Middlesbrough Labour

Andy McDonald’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Andy McDonald sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Andy McDonald consistently voted for fixed periods between parliamentary elections, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Andy McDonald has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 22 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Bus Services Bill [Lords]: Bus companies: limitation of powers of authorities in England 27 Mar 2017

    I will pick up where the Minister left off and thank everyone who has contributed to the Bill, especially my hon. Friends who served on the Public Bill Committee, and the officials. I pay tribute to the wonderful work of the Transport Committee and everything it has done on this matter. I also thank hon. Members’ staff for their efforts, particularly Juliet Eales, who is soon to leave...
  • Guardianship (Missing Persons) Bill: Missing persons 24 Mar 2017

    I congratulate the hon. Member for Thirsk and Malton (Kevin Hollinrake) on the work that he has done to bring the Bill before the House. I would like to say a great deal about it, but I will not; I will be quick. The Labour party supports the Bill, which, happily, has resounding cross-party support. It deals with a gap in the law that needs to be addressed. I understand that the charity...
  • Merchant Shipping (Homosexual Conduct) Bill: Homosexual acts in the merchant navy: repeals 24 Mar 2017

    I will keep my comments brief, as the point I wish to make is straightforward and does not require a lengthy speech. Labour Members whole- heartedly support this Bill and what it represents, and I congratulate the hon. Member for Salisbury (John Glen) on introducing it. By doing so, he has focused our attention on anachronistic and unfair provisions from the Criminal Justice and Public...

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Labour MP for Middlesbrough

Entered the House of Commons on 30 November 2012 — Byelection

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Topics of interest

Andy McDonald campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department for Transport
  • Work and Pensions
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Transport
  • HM Treasury
  • Govia Thameslink Railway
  • Railways: Industrial Disputes
  • Railways: Franchises
  • Rail North
  • Network Rail: Industrial Disputes

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Transport (since 27 Jun 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Transport) (7 Jan 2016 to 27 Jun 2016)
  • Member, Justice Committee (26 Oct 2015 to 13 Jun 2016)
  • Member, Justice Committee (10 Dec 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)

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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 20 Mar 2017.

6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Until 5 September 2016, residential property in Middlesbrough: (i). (Registered 28 December 2012; updated 11 November 2016)
8. Miscellaneous
Solicitor (not currently employed as such). (Registered 28 December 2012)

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