Jim McMahon

Shadow Secretary of State for Transport

Labour/Co-operative MP for Oldham West and Royton

@JimfromOldham

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Jim McMahon’s voting in Parliament

Jim McMahon is a Labour/Co-operative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour/Co-operative MPs.

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Jim McMahon has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Transport: Covid-19: Economic Recovery 2 Jul 2020

    I pay tribute to our transport workers and reflect on those who have lost their lives to the coronavirus. Our economy is experiencing major shock. There is no doubt that the foundations were weakened after a lost decade of austerity and the failure to invest properly in our regions that make up the northern powerhouse. Had the north seen the same per-person investment as London over the past...
  • Transport: Covid-19: Economic Recovery 2 Jul 2020

    I am not sure that my pre-prepared response quite expected the Secretary of State not to know the answer to the question about how much money has been allocated, but we can guess: it is a drop in the ocean. It will be a drop in the ocean when compared with the historic funding gap of £66 billion. It will be a drop in the ocean when compared with the £15 billion annual allocation, as...
  • Transport: Covid-19: Public Transport Workers and Key Worker Rail Users 18 May 2020

    Thank you very much, Mr Speaker. May I start by paying tribute to our frontline transport workers, and may I offer my condolences to the families of those who have lost their lives through covid-19? The latest advice from the Government now explicitly rules out providing personal protective equipment, such as face masks, to drivers, instead reserving them for health and social care workers....

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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 for Work and Pensions
  • Cabinet Office
  • Local Government Finance
  • Local Government: Devolution
  • Social Services
  • Jobcentres: Oldham
  • Public Sector: Oldham

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Transport (since 6 Apr 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Housing, Communities and Local Government) (Devolution) (9 Jan 2018 to 6 Apr 2020)
  • Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government) (Devolution) (9 Oct 2016 to 9 Jan 2018)
  • Member, Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee (7 Mar 2016 to 31 Oct 2016)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Aug 2020.

1. Employment and earnings
28 February 2020, received £200 from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for a survey. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 11 March 2020)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: GMB
Address of donor: Mary Turner House, 22 Stephenson Way, London NW1 2HD

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 in support of 2019 General Election campaign

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 02 January 2020)
Name of donor: USDAW
Address of donor: 188 Wilmslow Road, Fallowfield, Manchester M14 6LJ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 in support of 2019 General Election campaign

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 02 January 2020)
8. Miscellaneous
From 1 May 2018, Member of the Co-operative Party National Executive Committee. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 21 May 2018)

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