Jim McMahon

Shadow Minister (Housing, Communities and Local Government) (Devolution)

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Oldham West and Royton Labour/Co-operative

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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Last updated: 20 Dec 2017

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Main Chamber 20 Mar 2018

    Expanding Metrolink in Greater Manchester – Jim McMahon. Adjournment debate
  • Hate Crime 12 Mar 2018

    The best way to build belonging, tolerance and relationships is to invest in opportunities for people to come together and learn understanding. Oldham, which does that pretty well, was completely undermined by the Government snatching away the area-based grant in 2010, with no assessment made of the impact that would have on local cohesion in communities. Will the Government take seriously...
  • Housing, Communities and Local Government: Local Government Finance Settlement 2018-19 12 Mar 2018

    Last week, the respected National Audit Office published its report on the financial sustainability of local authorities. It laid clear the significant challenges faced by councils and the vital services that they deliver. Can the Secretary of State prove that he is on the side of local councils and place in the House of Commons Library any submissions that he has made to the Chancellor ahead...

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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
  • Cabinet Office
  • Ministry of Justice
  • Local Government Finance
  • Local Government: Devolution
  • Public Sector: Oldham
  • Revenue and Customs: Greater Manchester
  • National Insurance

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Housing, Communities and Local Government) (Devolution) (since 9 Jan 2018)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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)


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  • Has spoken in 47 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Jim McMahon’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 90 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 87.97% 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.
  • 28 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Jim McMahon’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 85 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Mar 2018.

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)
Name of donor: Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust Ltd
Address of donor: The Garden House, Water End, York YO30 6WQ

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Starting on 10 January 2018, £19,000 paid in four quarterly instalments to the Labour Party, for a part time staff member and operational budget to help promote cross party support for votes at 16 and develop a public campaign.

Donor status: company, registration 357963

(Registered 02 February 2018)
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)
8. Miscellaneous
From 1 November 2017 to 31 October 2019, a member of the Fabian Society's Executive. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 01 November 2017)

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