Yvonne Fovargue

Former MP, Makerfield

Makerfield Labour

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  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Details
  • Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Details
  • Voted very strongly against encouraging occupational pensions 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
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Details

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Yvonne Fovargue hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 25 Mar 2015

    Has the Prime Minister not put himself on a fixed-term contract? Is he not now concerned that it will be a zero-hours contract after 8 May?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Attorney-General: Falkland Islands Defence Review 24 Mar 2015

    The Secretary of State has given assurances that there will be no capability gap between the end of Rapier and the commencement of the new system. What measures are in place to ensure that that is the case?
  • Amendment of the Law 23 Mar 2015

    This Budget was summed up by the chief executive of Citizens Advice as a disappointment because “People on the lowest income and those without savings benefit least”. “But what about the increase in the personal allowance?”, I may hear those on the Government Benches say. There are two issues with that for the lowest-paid. First, there is the relationship with the...

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Former Labour MP for Makerfield

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — 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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  • Has spoken in 31 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 11 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 72.48% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 3 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 55 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 124 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 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 13 March 2015)
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: £1,000
Donor status: trade union
(Registered 13 March 2015)
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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