Yvonne Fovargue

MP, Makerfield

Makerfield Labour

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How Yvonne Fovargue voted
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  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
  • Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
  • Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VATDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails

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Yvonne Fovargue hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Health: Arthritis 22 Jul 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many people have suffered complications following knee and hip operations related to osteoarthritis in the last five years.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: NATO Summit (Wales) 14 Jul 2014

    Cyber is certain to be a priority at the NATO summit, as it is a growing threat. Today there was an announcement of increased resources for ISTAR—intelligence, surveillance, target acquisition and reconnaissance—and cyber defence. However, the Secretary of State is seeking to sell off military spectrum capability. What work has been undertaken to establish the possible effects of...
  • Written Answers — Defence: Armed Forces: Complaints 14 Jul 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many service complaints were filed in the last five years; and how many such complaints related to allegations of bullying.

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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

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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 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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