Yvonne Fovargue

Makerfield Labour

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How Yvonne Fovargue voted
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  • Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
  • Voted strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
  • Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during electionsDetails
  • Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails

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Yvonne Fovargue hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Justice: Jobseeker's Allowance 10 Apr 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice (1) how many appeals against jobseeker’s allowance decisions went to tribunal between (a) 1 April 2012 and 31 March 2013 and (b) 1 April 2013 and 31 March 2014; (2) what proportion of jobseeker’s allowance appeals were represented at tribunal between (a) 1 April 2012 and 31 March 2013 and (b) 1 April 2013 and 31 March 2014; and what...
  • Bill Presented: Backbench Business — Sanctioning of Benefit Recipients 3 Apr 2014

    No one disputes the fact that there is a place for sanctions in the benefits system, because there has to be a fair way of dealing with the minority of claimants who deliberately and repeatedly fail to comply with requirements. However, I think that everyone would agree that sanctions must be fair, that they must not be unduly harsh or punitive and that they cannot be based on information...
  • Written Answers — Defence: Electronic Warfare 2 Apr 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many NATO or EU cyber exercises are planned in 2014; and what the UK's involvement will be in each such exercise.

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Labour MP for Makerfield

Topics of interest

  • Work and Pensions
  • Health
  • Treasury
  • Justice
  • Cabinet Office
  • Electronic Warfare
  • NHS: Negligence
  • Housing Benefit
  • Welfare Tax Credits
  • General Practitioners

Other offices held in the past

  • 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: 7 Apr 2014.

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 10 December 2013)
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)
5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Name of donor: Finmeccanica UK Ltd
Address of donor : 8-10 Great George St London SW1P 3AE
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Helicopter flights to and from
Agusta Westland site at Yeovil for me, for a visit made as Shadow
Defence Minister; total value £1,150
Date of receipt of donation: 28 November 2013
Date of acceptance of donation: 28 November 2013
Donor status: company, registration no 5360430
(Registered 13 January 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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