Andy McDonald

Former MP, Middlesbrough

Middlesbrough Labour

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Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Topical Questions 30 Mar 2017

    Three years ago the Law Commission recommended wholesale reform of taxi and private hire services, but the Government have not responded. Uber proliferates, but it pays no VAT and the country loses a fortune in avoided corporation tax. The former London Mayor was sat on when he tried to bring Uber to heel, despite the denials of his Bullingdon club friends. A No. 10 adviser, lo and behold,...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Topical Questions 30 Mar 2017

    The Uber scandal is not the only issue of concern right at the heart of this Tory Government, given their perpetual revolving-door employment strategy. While we await a formal response on how a senior Department for Transport civil servant awarded a rail franchise while part-owning the consultancy advising the successful bidder, yesterday it was announced that HS2 had dropped the £170...
  • 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...

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Former Labour MP for Middlesbrough

Entered the House of Commons on 30 November 2012 — Byelection

Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for election

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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

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Transport (27 Jun 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • 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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 25 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Andy McDonald’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 66 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 73.45% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 1 annotation on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 58 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 120 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 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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