John Finucane

Sinn Féin MP for Belfast North

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John Finucane’s voting in Parliament

John Finucane is a Sinn Féin MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Sinn Féin MPs.

This is a selection of John Finucane’s votes.

  • Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs
  • Has never voted on an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency
  • Has never voted on more EU integration
  • Has never voted on fewer MPs in the House of Commons

Last updated: 12 Oct 2020. Please share these votes responsibly.

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John Finucane

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Sinn Féin MP for Belfast North

Entered the House of Commons on 13 December 2019 — General election

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 12 Apr 2021.

1. Employment and earnings
Until further notice, Director of Finucane Toner Ltd, solicitors, of 76-78 Castle St, Belfast BT1 1HD. I receive £4,672 a month in return for an expected monthly commitment of between 40 and 80 hours since January 2020. (Registered 07 January 2020; updated 08 July 2020)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
House in Belfast: (i). (Registered 07 January 2020)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Finucane Toner Ltd; solicitors. (Registered 07 January 2020)

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