Yvonne Fovargue

MP, Makerfield

Makerfield Labour

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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

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Labour MP for Makerfield

Entered 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 (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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 23 Feb 2015.

4. Sponsorships
(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by my party to the Electoral Commission:
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 26 March 2014)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: U.S. Mission to NATO through U.S. Embassy London
Address of donor: 24 Grosvenor Square; London W1K 6AH
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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