Yvonne Fovargue

MP, Makerfield

Makerfield Labour

A selection of Yvonne Fovargue's votes

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  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Details
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Details
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Details
  • Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local government Details
  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Details
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Details

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Yvonne Fovargue never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Opposition Day — [2nd Allotted Day]: Skills and Growth 17 Jun 2015

    I congratulate the hon. Member for Northampton South (David Mackintosh) on his excellent maiden speech. I am sure we are all hoping that he continues to answer his constituents’ queries adequately. I also congratulate the hon. Members for East Dunbartonshire (John Nicolson) and for Derby North (Amanda Solloway) and my hon. Friend the Member for Bradford East (Imran Hussain) on their...
  • Opposition Day — [2nd Allotted Day]: Skills and Growth 17 Jun 2015

    Indeed. The fact that young people do not know that there are many different routes rather than one academic path disadvantages them. Some 85% of students, according to a survey commissioned by the University and College Union, know how to complete an UCAS form, but less than 20% know how to access information about apprenticeships. Youth Employment UK surveyed 16 to 24-year-olds who had...
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: Franchises 11 Jun 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the rail franchise system.

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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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Last updated: 8 Jun 2015.


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