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.
Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
Almost always voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
Generally voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
Almost always voted against reducing central government funding of local government 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
Consistently voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
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John Woodcock occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament
Police handling of the Poppi Worthington case – John Woodcock.
What assessment he has made of the coroner’s role in the case of Poppi Worthington.
I thank the Minister for that answer, and the Lord Chancellor for his swift reply to my letter, which I received this morning. Our community wants accountability and wants to see improvements in services that have so tragically failed in these circumstances. So will the Minister make it clear that there is no reason why the serious case review into Poppi Worthington’s death and the...
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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: 14 Dec 2015.
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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