Yvonne Fovargue

MP, Makerfield

Makerfield Labour

Yvonne Fovargue’s voting in Parliament

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

This is a selection of Yvonne Fovargue’s votes.

  • Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Almost always voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
  • Almost always voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes

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Yvonne Fovargue never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Main Chamber 11 Mar 2016

    Regulation of Enforcement Agents (Collection of Council Tax Arrears) Bill - 2nd reading – Yvonne Fovargue. Legislation
  • Real-Time Credit Scoring 2 Feb 2016

    I congratulate my hon. Friend on obtaining this debate. Does he agree that it is not just consumers who would benefit, but new entrants to the market who are lending for the medium term would be able to come in without having to buy two databases: the payday loan database, which operates in real time, and the other database that operates for banks and other financial institutions, which is at...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Higher Education: STEM Subjects 2 Feb 2016

    The Migration Advisory Committee recently proposed that employers pay an annual charge of 1,000 for every skilled worker brought into the UK from outside Europe. Given that recent figures show a 40,000 annual shortfall in STEM skilled workers, has the Minister considered what effect the proposal would have on the science community and high-tech businesses?

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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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Dec 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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