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.

  • 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
  • Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Consistently voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Almost always voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Almost always voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes

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Yvonne Fovargue never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Sgt Alexander Blackman (Marine A) — [Mark Pritchard in the Chair] 16 Sep 2015

    I pay tribute to the hon. Member for South Dorset (Richard Drax) for bringing this debate to the House and to all the hon. Members who have contributed to it. Their contributions have been extremely moving, particularly those based on personal experience, and I do not think we can fail to accept the genuine emotion that this has brought forward and the feelings of all who have served. I...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Pensions Advice 7 Sep 2015

    Will the Minister tell us when the Government are going to publish the information on the take-up of the Pension Wise service, and what action they are taking to combat the scammers, who have scammed 4.7 million out of people in the first month of the new scheme?
  • 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.

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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

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) (since 18 Sep 2015)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (since 13 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Defence) (8 May 2015 to 18 Sep 2015)
  • 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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 28 Sep 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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