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.
Consistently voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, between 2016–2017
Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
0 votes for, 8 votes against, 3 absences, in 2016
Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Show votes
10 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
Consistently voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2016
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Jim McMahon has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 12 Sep 2017
Representation of the People (Young People's Enfranchisement and Education) Bill - 2nd reading – Jim McMahon.
I had a speech ready and, as happens on all these occasions, I might as well just put it down on the Bench. However, I do not need to say a lot of what has been said already, because the way in which people have articulated the plight of the men, women and children who have suffered and these human stories has been touching; there were points during the debate when I could barely keep...
I make no apologies for the fact that my question is similar to that asked by my hon. Friend the Member for Bristol East (Kerry McCarthy). Layla-Rose Ermenekli, from Oldham, was just six years old when she contracted meningitis and later died in hospital. There were failings by the Royal Oldham Hospital, which did not spot important signs of meningitis, and those failings will be addressed....
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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 of Health
- Cabinet Office
- Local Government Finance
- Public Sector: Oldham
- Local Government: Devolution
- Revenue and Customs: Greater Manchester
- National Insurance
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 36 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Jim McMahon’s speeches
- Has received answers to 105 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 95.65% 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 55 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 9 Oct 2017.
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)
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)
View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register
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