John Woodcock

MP, Barrow and Furness

Barrow and Furness Labour

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How John Woodcock voted
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  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted very strongly against encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted very strongly against university tuition fees Source
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John Woodcock never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Al-Sweady Inquiry Report 17 Dec 2014

    Will the Secretary of State expand on the answer that he just gave to my hon. Friend the Member for Barnsley Central (Dan Jarvis)? What assurances can he give to the public that not only will the recommendations result in the protection and humane treatment of detainees, but that our armed forces will get protection when they need to be able to operate effectively in very difficult...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: UK Armed Forces (Iraq) 15 Dec 2014

    I want to be clear about something the Defence Secretary just said. The House has only given permission for us to go up to the Iraqi border because it has never been asked to go beyond that. If he wants to do that, the Prime Minister should have the courage of his apparent conviction and ask the question. Will the Defence Secretary be specific about the request from the Iraqi Government? Have...

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Labour MP for Barrow and Furness

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Transport
  • Health
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Work and Pensions
  • Defence
  • Freedom of Information
  • Public Appointments
  • Senior Civil Servants
  • Pay
  • Mobile Phones

Currently held offices

  • Member, Defence Committee

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Transport) (8 Oct 2010 to 11 Jan 2013)
  • Member, Defence Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 2 Nov 2010)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Dec 2014.

6. Overseas visits
Address of donor: c/o Lower Ground Floor, 23 Buckingham Gate, London SW1E 6LB
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): travel and accommodation, £3,000
Destination of visit: Erbil & Balisan Village, Iraqi Kurdistan
Date of visit: 15-20 February 2014
Purpose of visit: Kurdistan Region in Iraq APPG fact-finding trip, including the Kurdistan Children’s Hospital to meet ministers, civil society organisations and others.
(Registered 7 April 2014)
Name of donor: (1) UK China Forum Ltd, a not-for-profit company established by the Great Britain China Centre for the purpose of promoting UK-China dialogues, from sponsorship by HSBC and Prudential; (2) All China Youth Federation;
Address of donor: (1) 15 Belgrave Square, London SWIX 8PS; (2) 10, Qianmen Dong Dajie, Beijing, 100051, People’s Republic of China
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): (1) £1,200.21 for air ticket and visa; (2) six nights bed and breakfast in hotels in Beijing and Chongqing at an estimated cost of £80 per night (total £480).
Destination of visit: Beijing and Chongqing, China
Date of visit: 20-25 July 2014
Purpose of visit: To attend the 2014 UK-China Young Leaders Roundtable, organised by the Great Britain China Centre, UK China Forum Ltd and the All-China Youth Federation to discuss building UK-China partnership for reform and innovation.
(Registered 29 August 2014)

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