Jim McMahon

Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government) (Devolution)

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Oldham West and Royton Labour/Co-operative

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Last updated: 29 Jun 2017

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: Core Cities: Economic Regeneration 17 Jul 2017

    Devolution, as promoted by the former Chancellor and former Prime Minister, is no doubt dead in the water. Few real powers have been devolved and even less fiscal devolution has taken place. The only constant theme is the year-on-year cuts passed down to our local government base—the very base that should be the foundation on which devolution is built. When will Ministers bring forward...
  • Humanitarian Situation in Mosul: Grenfell Tower Fire Inquiry 12 Jul 2017

    I know that the hon. Gentleman is just about to finish his speech but, notwithstanding all his points about personal responsibility, and not painting fire doors or propping them open with fire extinguishers, people must be forgiven for leaving their windows open on a hot summer’s night only for flames to engulf their flats from the outside in.
  • Social Mobility — [Mark Pritchard in the Chair] 11 Jul 2017

    All the additions are absolutely right, but the foundation has got to be strong as well; the funding for our school places is important. If my son Jack decides to go to university, he will be the first in our family to do that, but the school that he is attending faces loses 19 teachers. The sixth-form college that he would almost certainly go to faces losing 22 teachers. At the same time,...

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Labour/Co-operative MP for Oldham West and Royton

Entered the House of Commons on 4 December 2015 — Byelection

Party was Labour until 3 May 2017

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Topics of interest

Jim McMahon campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • HM Treasury
  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Department for Education
  • Department of Health
  • Cabinet Office
  • Local Government Finance
  • Public Sector: Oldham
  • Local Government: Devolution
  • Social Services
  • Revenue and Customs: Greater Manchester

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government) (Devolution) (since 9 Oct 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Communities and Local Government Committee (7 Mar 2016 to 31 Oct 2016)

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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 31 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Jim McMahon’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 93 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 88.89% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 49 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 31 Jul 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: Unite the Union
Address of donor: 128 Theobalds Road, Holborn, London WC1X 8TN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £6,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 03 July 2017)
Name of donor: GMB
Address of donor: 22 Stephensons Way, Euston, London NW1 2HD

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,200

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 03 July 2017)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
House in Oldham: (i). (Registered 08 January 2016)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Until 3 January 2017, O'Rourke's (UK) Ltd; a coffee shop of which I was an unpaid director. Company now dissolved. (Registered 08 January 2016; updated 09 January 2017)
8. Miscellaneous
Until 31 December 2016, Councillor and Leader of Oldham Council. I received no allowance after 15 January 2016. (Registered 08 January 2016; updated 09 January 2017)

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