John Woodcock

MP, Barrow and Furness

Barrow and Furness Labour

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How John Woodcock voted
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  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected 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 very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Source
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John Woodcock never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Bills Presented: Ukraine, Middle East, North Africa and Security 10 Sep 2014

    It is an honour to follow that distinguished speech by my constituency neighbour the Defence Committee Chair, the hon. Member for Penrith and The Border (Rory Stewart). I wholeheartedly endorse his analysis of the need to repair our nation’s capacity to act. In the short time available to me, I shall focus on why I think that is important. A year on from Parliament rejecting action in...
  • Bills Presented: Ukraine, Middle East, North Africa and Security 10 Sep 2014

    I offer my humble apologies to the right hon. and learned Gentleman. I think I got carried away by the melody of his words, and I am glad that he has set the record straight for the House. Leaving the moderates to their fate allowed ISIL to pour into rebel-held areas in north-east Syria and establish a stronger base from which it has been able to spread and grow into the monster that we see...
  • Bills Presented: Ukraine, Middle East, North Africa and Security 10 Sep 2014

    Will the Foreign Secretary accept my apologies for turning up to the debate slightly late? Does he accept that the new Government of Iraq now have to show that they are doing this, and that if they cannot, it will be time for the UK and its neighbours to reconsider what the political structure of Iraq can be to create stability in the region?

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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
  • Senior Civil Servants
  • Billing
  • Training
  • Freedom of Information
  • Air Travel

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: 2 Jun 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)

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