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.
This is a selection of Jim McMahon’s votes.
Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system
Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes 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 a wholly elected 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
8 votes for, 7 votes against, 8 absences, between 2016–2017
Consistently voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, in 2016
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Last updated: 19 Apr 2017
To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, if the Government will intervene in the business rates appeal by Bilfinger GVA on behalf of NHS trusts to prevent public funds being spent on Bilfinger GVA,
Thank you for your courtesy in allowing us to speak, Madam Deputy Speaker. I fully accept that we ought to have spoken before the Minister responded. I have to say that I expected her response to go on for longer, and that I would have had an opportunity to make a short intervention on her. I feel compelled to speak because one of my constituents, Alex Smith, has been so badly affected by...
I pay tribute to my right hon. Friend and my hon. Friend the Member for Kingston upon Hull North (Diana Johnson) for the work they have done in exposing this issue. When Alex Smith, a constituent of mine, first came to my advice surgery to tell me the story of how he lost his wife through contamination and how he had contracted hepatitis C through a contaminated blood product, I could not...
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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
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 24 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Jim McMahon’s speeches
- Has received answers to 91 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.
- 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") 44 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
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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