Andy McDonald

MP, Middlesbrough

Middlesbrough Labour

Andy McDonald campaigned to remain in the European Union

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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.

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Airport Expansion 15 Sep 2016

    As a veteran of almost 12 weeks in post, I congratulate the right hon. Gentleman on his appointment. He is the second Secretary of State I have had the pleasure of shadowing. I welcome him and his new Ministers to their places and look forward to many discussions about transport in the months ahead. A decision on airport expansion in the south-east is long overdue and has been made only more...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: High Speed 2 15 Sep 2016

    HS2 is intended to be a jewel in the crown of British infrastructure, but as was revealed in the Public Accounts Committee’s report, it is losing some of its lustre. To be at this stage and still not know how much HS2 will cost, what the route will be and when it will open is unacceptable. The Government are quite clearly losing their grip on the project. Will the Secretary of State...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Rail Services: Overcrowding 15 Sep 2016

    The service on Southern is officially the worst in the country, and passengers have endured appalling overcrowding for far too long. Removing hundreds of services a day has served only to exacerbate overcrowding on the services that survive. When will the Secretary of State bring to an end the misery of long-suffering passengers and intervene, or does he agree with the former Rail Minister,...

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Labour MP for Middlesbrough

Entered the House of Commons on 30 November 2012 — Byelection


Topics of interest

  • Department for Transport
  • Work and Pensions
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Transport
  • HM Treasury
  • Govia Thameslink Railway
  • Rail North
  • Railways: Franchises
  • National Insurance Contributions Office: Newcastle Upon Tyne
  • Welfare Tax Credits: Telephone Services

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: 5 Sep 2016.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Unite the union
Address of donor: Unite House, 128 Theobalds Road, Holborn, London, WC1X 8TN

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): Travel valued at £474.24

Destination of visit: Bologna, Italy

Date of visit: 23 October 2015

Purpose of visit: To visit and meet with workers and Union representatives at a Bologna steelworks to assess their experiences of the crisis in the steel industry in Europe and their government’s response and action

(Registered 17 November 2015)
Name of donor: Medical Aid for Palestinians
Address of donor: 33a Islington Park Street, London N1 1QB

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation and transport; total value £758.72

Destination of visit: West Bank and Israel

Date of visit: 15–19 February 2016

Purpose of visit: fact finding visit organised by the Council for Arab-British Understanding and Medical Aid for Palestinians.

(Registered 26 February 2016)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Residential property in Middlesbrough: (i). (Registered 28 December 2012)
8. Miscellaneous
Solicitor (not currently employed as such). (Registered 28 December 2012)

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