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.
Generally voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
1 vote for, 5 votes against, 2 absences, between 2010–2016
Voted for a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2010–2016
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
39 votes for, 13 votes against, 37 absences, between 2010–2019
Consistently voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, between 2010–2011
Almost always voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
0 votes for, 7 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2019
Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
0 votes for, 12 votes against, between 2013–2016
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Last updated: 20 Mar 2019
To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether his Department has made an assessment of (a) the sentience of decapod crustaceans and (b) their capability to feel pain; whether decapod crustaceans are included in the definition of animal in the draft sentience Bill; and when he plans to publish the Farm Animal Welfare Council investigation into decapod...
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many fires in residential properties have been caused by gas faults in the last (a) 12 months, (b) five years and (c) 10 years.
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many fires caused by electrical faults there have been in residential properties in the last (a) year, (b) five years and (c) 10 years.
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Labour MP for Makerfield
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
Yvonne Fovargue campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Work and Pensions
- HM Treasury
- Electronic Warfare
- Universal Credit
- NHS: Negligence
- Housing Benefit
- Housing: Fires
Currently held offices
- Shadow Minister (Housing, Communities and Local Government) (since 9 Jan 2018)
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government) (3 Jul 2017 to 9 Jan 2018)
- Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) (18 Sep 2015 to 27 Jun 2016)
- Member, Procedure Committee (13 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
- 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 and Social Care Committee (2 Nov 2010 to 24 Oct 2011)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 18 Mar 2019.
2. (a) Support linked to an MP
but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: USDAW
Address of donor: 188 Wilmslow Road, Fallowfield, Manchester M14 6LJ
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
Donor status: trade union
(Registered 23 March 2018)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my husband, Paul Kenny
, as Senior Parliamentary Assistant. (Updated 15 June 2017)
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