John Woodcock

MP, Barrow and Furness

Barrow and Furness Labour/Co-operative

A selection of John Woodcock's votes

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  • Voted moderately against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Details
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Details
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Details
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Details
  • Voted moderately for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Details
  • Voted very strongly against university tuition fees Details

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John Woodcock never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Britain and International Security 2 Jul 2015

    In one sense, the Secretary of State’s desire to get consensus across the House is laudable, but many of us have been calling for these air strikes to go on across the border, which is not recognised by the extremists, since the action in Iraq began. He has a majority now. If he wants to do this, he should make the case, put it to a vote, and get his own side in order.
  • Superfast Broadband — [Mark Pritchard in the Chair] 24 Jun 2015

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Pritchard. I too congratulate the hon. Member for Boston and Skegness (Matt Warman) on securing this debate. I will be brief, as the main themes have been well aired already. I want to raise specifically with the Minister the issue of two areas in my constituency that are currently being appallingly served by BT, Askham and...
  • Superfast Broadband — [Mark Pritchard in the Chair] 24 Jun 2015

    The hon. Gentleman makes an interesting suggestion and one that the Minister may want to consider. But as far as I am concerned—and as far as my constituents are concerned—a promise was made by Government to deliver superfast broadband and another was made by BT to facilitate that, and we should hold both to account, whether or not a separate fund for cabinets is created. I do not...

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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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Last updated: 8 Jun 2015.


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