John Woodcock

MP, Barrow and Furness

Barrow and Furness Labour/Co-operative

John Woodcock’s voting in Parliament

John Woodcock is a Labour/Co-operative MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour/Co-operative MPs.

This is a selection of John Woodcock’s votes.

  • Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Almost always voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Almost always voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Almost always voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Generally voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Almost always voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes

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John Woodcock never rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Labour/Co-operative MP for Barrow and Furness

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Party was Labour until 30 Mar 2015

Topics of interest

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

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Defence Committee (25 Nov 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Transport) (8 Oct 2010 to 11 Jan 2013)
  • Member, Defence Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 2 Nov 2010)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Aug 2015.

4. Visits outside the UK
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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