Yvonne Fovargue

MP, Makerfield

Makerfield Labour

Yvonne Fovargue’s voting in Parliament

Yvonne Fovargue is a Labour MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

This is a selection of Yvonne Fovargue’s votes.

  • Almost always voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Consistently voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes

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Yvonne Fovargue never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: Money Advice Service 24 Jul 2015

    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to paragraph 2.10 of the Government's response to the independent review of the Money Advice Service, published in March 2015, when his Department plans to publish the terms of reference for and objectives of the review of the case for providing consumers with a breathing space.
  • Written Answers — Scotland Office: English Votes for English Laws 15 Jul 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, what discussions he has had with the Leader of the House on the effect of the Government's proposed changes to voting procedures in the House on the representation of constituencies in Scotland; and if he will make a statement.
  • [Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] — Rent-to-own Sector 14 Jul 2015

    I welcome the fact that there will be a body, but is it not appropriate to get local authorities involved as well, because they quite often fund free debt advice in their areas? I also feel that the Local Government Association needs to be involved in the body.

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Labour MP for Makerfield

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Work and Pensions
  • Treasury
  • Defence
  • Justice
  • Electronic Warfare
  • NHS: Negligence
  • Housing Benefit
  • Welfare Tax Credits
  • General Practitioners

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Education) (20 Oct 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (27 Jan 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Defence) (7 Oct 2013 to 20 Oct 2014)
  • Shadow Minister (Transport) (11 Jan 2013 to 7 Oct 2013)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (7 Oct 2011 to 11 Jan 2013)
  • Member, Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee) (6 Dec 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Health Committee (2 Nov 2010 to 24 Oct 2011)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Aug 2015.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: USDAW
Address of donor: 188 Wilmslow Road, Fallowfield, Manchester M14 6LJ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 13 March 2015)
Name of donor: USDAW
Address of donor: 188 Wilmslow Road, Fallowfield, Manchester M14 6LJ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 13 March 2015)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my husband, Paul Kenny, as a part-time Senior Parliamentary Assistant.

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