John Woodcock’s voting in Parliament
John Woodcock is a Labour/Co-operative MP, and 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.
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
Almost always voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
Consistently voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
Generally voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
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John Woodcock has occasionally rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
I will try to reduce my speech to below five minutes to give others a chance to speak in this excellent debate, Madam Deputy Speaker.
You are welcome. We have heard erudite contributions in the debate so far, and I just wish to make two main points. The first is on understanding the scale of the problem. People have talked at length about this, giving some excellent examples, but I want to go further on the fact that we are still far from seeing the true scale of the autism problem in our country. This is partly because...
I am sorry that you are being troubled with this, Mr Speaker. To my knowledge, I was not given any prior warning of this point of order. I can only hope that this is a genuine mishearing by the hon. Member for Glasgow North West (Carol Monaghan) and that it is not malicious. I have learned my lesson from my misplaced social media in the last couple of weeks, and I certainly did not use any...
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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
- Communities and Local Government
- Work and Pensions
- Freedom of Information
- Public Appointments
- Senior Civil Servants
- Mobile Phones
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Minister (Education) (8 May 2015 to 18 Sep 2015)
- 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)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 16 May 2016.
Name of donor: (1) Kurdistan Regional Government
(2) Qaiwan Group
Address of donor: (1) Council of Ministers
, Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (2) 4th Floor Sulaymaniyah Mall, Iraq
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): (1) 3 nights' hotel accommodation in Erbil, £450 and internal transport, £555; total £1,005 (2) flights, £2,000 and one night's hotel accommodation in Slemani, £300; total £2,300
Destination of visit: Kurdistan Region of Iraq
, including Erbil and Slemani
Date of visit: 11-16 November 2015
Purpose of visit: APPG
Kurdistan fact-finding delegation to meet senior political leaders including the Prime Minister
, UK Consul-General, Kurdistan Britain Business Group, two camps for internally displaced people, the American University
of Iraq and the Peshmerga in Kirkuk.
(Registered 11 December 2015
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