Jim McMahon’s voting in Parliament
Jim McMahon is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
This is a selection of Jim McMahon’s votes.
Consistently voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2016
Consistently voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, between 2016–2017
Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2016
Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Show votes
7 votes for, 7 votes against, 7 absences, between 2016–2017
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
0 votes for, 8 votes against, 3 absences, in 2016
Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
3 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, in 2016
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Jim McMahon has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 22 Feb 2017
If I may be so bold, may I say that it is a pleasure to speak with you in the Chair, Mr Speaker? Long may that continue. We have had an interesting debate, with many representations from Members on both sides of the House about the chronic state of local authority funding. There has also been some reflection on the fact that little has moved on since the provisional statement to provide...
Will the Minister give way?
It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Bailey. I congratulate my right hon. Friend the Member for Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle (Alan Johnson) on securing this critical debate. There is a crisis, but we should be honest and say that it is a crisis of indifference. There are pleas from those who need care but cannot get it, pleas from families who see their relatives...
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Labour MP for Oldham West and Royton
Entered the House of Commons on 4 December 2015 — Byelection
Topics of interest
Jim McMahon campaigned to remain in the European Union
- HM Treasury
- Department for Communities and Local Government
- Department of Health
- Department for Education
- Ministry of Justice
- 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)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 33 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Jim McMahon’s speeches
- Has received answers to 98 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 63.29% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below 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") 39 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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
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)
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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