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 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

We have lots more plain English analysis of John Woodcock’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit John Woodcock’s full vote analysis page for more.

John Woodcock occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

More of John Woodcock’s recent appearances

RSS feed (?)

Profile

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

  • 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)

Numerology

Please note that numbers do not measure quality. Also, representatives may do other things not currently covered by this site.
More about this

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Dec 2015.

4. Visits outside the UK
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)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

More about the register

Please feel free to use the data on this page, but if you do you must cite TheyWorkForYou.com in the body of your articles as the source of any analysis or data you get off this site.

This data was produced by TheyWorkForYou from a variety of sources. Voting information from Public Whip.