Never rebels against their party in this parliament
How John Woodcock voted on key issues
- Voted strongly for equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted for a smoking banDetails
- Voted very strongly against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted strongly against greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Voted very strongly for restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHSDetails
- Voted strongly against reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patientsDetails
- Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
- Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
- Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
- Voted moderately for raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Voted very strongly against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails
- Has never voted on Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
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The Prime Minister is right to say there is a pattern to President Putin’s aggressive expansionism. Is the right hon. Gentleman not concerned that the measures he has committed to, or set out as possibilities, may prove insufficient to disrupt that pattern? Will we not look back with great regret if this emboldens Russia to continue on this path, potentially to the door of NATO members...
To ask the Secretary of State for Education if he will publish his Department's evidence to the All Party Commission on Physical Activity.
To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport if she will publish her Department's evidence to the All Party Commission on Physical Activity.
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Labour MP for Barrow and Furness
Topics of interest
- Work and Pensions
- Communities and Local Government
- Departmental Consultants
- Roads: Snow and Ice
- Drugs: Misuse
Other offices held in the past
- 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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- Has spoken in 43 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 269 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 64.52% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well below average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 119 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)