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.
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
0 votes for, 8 votes against, 3 absences, in 2016
Consistently voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
0 votes for, 3 votes against, between 2016–2018
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
Voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2016
Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
36 votes for, 7 votes against, 14 absences, between 2016–2018
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Last updated: 19 Dec 2018
I accept that passenger numbers have increased, but the truth is that the summer delays and the autumn cancellations were not a surprise. The timetabling was agreed by Northern. It designed it, crafted it and failed to implement it properly. The delays in the autumn were down to autumnal weather, which obviously takes everybody by surprise. It is not as though it happens every year when...
Does the Minister agree that part of the problem with how schemes are assessed is that heavy consideration is given to economic return or gross value added? A mile of track in London will therefore always deliver more economic return than a mile of track in Manchester, Wales, Scotland or anywhere else, simply because of that economic assessment. Surely, to rebalance the UK, there has to be a...
In the light of the comments by the Chief Secretary to the Treasury, what representations has the Department for Transport made to reassert the case for HS2? Is the Minister confident that if there were a value-for-money review, the project would make it through?
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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 for Education
- Department for Work and Pensions
- Cabinet Office
- Local Government Finance
- Local Government: Devolution
- Public Sector: Oldham
- Bus Services: Greater Manchester
- Jobcentres: Oldham
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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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 7 Jan 2019.
2. (a) Support linked to an MP
but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
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)
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)
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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