Yvonne Fovargue

MP, Makerfield

Makerfield Labour

Yvonne Fovargue campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Yvonne Fovargue’s voting in Parliament

Yvonne Fovargue is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

This is a selection of Yvonne Fovargue’s votes.

  • Almost always voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes

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Yvonne Fovargue has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Baby Loss: Hormone Pregnancy Tests 13 Oct 2016

    Will the Minister give way?
  • Baby Loss: Hormone Pregnancy Tests 13 Oct 2016

    I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Bolton South East (Yasmin Qureshi) on securing this debate. I am pleased to be called to speak, not least to pay tribute to my wonderful constituent Marie Lyon, whom my hon. Friend has mentioned. She has worked absolutely indefatigably to pursue justice for the families affected by the hormone pregnancy test drugs. In large part, it is her...
  • Petition - Implementation of the 1995 and 2011 Pension Acts 11 Oct 2016

    I rise to present this petition on behalf of the residents of Makerfield in the same terms as that of my hon. Friend the Member for Worsley and Eccles South, which 780 highly concerned residents have signed in support of the WASPI women. The petition of residents of Makerfield. [P001734]

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Labour MP for Makerfield

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election


Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Work and Pensions
  • Treasury
  • Defence
  • Justice
  • Electronic Warfare
  • NHS: Negligence
  • Housing Benefit
  • Credit
  • Welfare Tax Credits

Currently held offices

  • Member, Procedure Committee (since 13 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) (18 Sep 2015 to 27 Jun 2016)
  • Shadow Minister (Defence) (8 May 2015 to 18 Sep 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Education) (20 Oct 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (27 Jan 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Defence) (7 Oct 2013 to 20 Oct 2014)
  • Shadow Minister (Transport) (11 Jan 2013 to 7 Oct 2013)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (7 Oct 2011 to 11 Jan 2013)
  • Member, Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee) (6 Dec 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Health Committee (2 Nov 2010 to 24 Oct 2011)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 17 Oct 2016.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: All Party Parliamentary China Group (with sponsorship from John Swire & Sons, HSBC, City of London, Cambridge Assessment, and Arup)
Address of donor: House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value):

economy class flights (international and domestic) £2,098.33, accommodation £488.29; domestic transport £142.65; food and drink £105.78; meeting and hospitality expenses (inc. interpretation, venue hire) £123.02; total £2,958.06

Destination of visit: China (Chengdu and Kunming)

Date of visit: 30 May - 4 June 2016

Purpose of visit: To maintain and strengthen relations between the UK Parliament and the National People's Congress of China; support British businesses operating in China; and deepen the knowledge of parliamentarians of China.

(Registered 20 June 2016)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my husband, Paul Kenny, as a part-time Senior Parliamentary Assistant.

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