How Yvonne Fovargue voted
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Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
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Yvonne Fovargue hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
Under-occupancy Penalty (Exemptions) Bill - Second reading – Yvonne Fovargue.
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with the government of Pakistan on discrimination and violence against people of minority faiths in that country.
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what discussions Ministers in her Department have had with sixth form colleges on VAT exemption and linking with Academies since May 2010.
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Labour MP for Makerfield
Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
- Work and Pensions
- Electronic Warfare
- NHS: Negligence
- Housing Benefit
- Welfare Tax Credits
- General Practitioners
Currently held offices
- Shadow Minister (Education)
- Member, Procedure Committee
- Member, Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee)
Other offices held in the past
- 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, 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: 23 Feb 2015.
Address of donor: 188 Wilmslow Road, Fallowfield, Manchester M14 6LJ
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
(Registered 26 March 2014)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: U.S. Mission to NATO
through U.S. Embassy London
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): travel, accommodation etc to a value of £850
Destination of visit: NATO Headquarters, Brussels, Belgium
Date of visit: 5-7 March 2014
Purpose of visit: General study tour of NATO structure, capabilities, partnerships, and U.S. NATO’s mission within these parameters.
(Registered 7 April 2014)
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