Yvonne Fovargue

Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government)

Profile photo: © Parliament (CC-BY 3.0)
Makerfield Labour

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.

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

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

Last updated: 4 Dec 2017

Recent appearances

  • Pension Equality for Women: Hormone Pregnancy Tests 14 Dec 2017

    I pay tribute to Marie Lyon. She is an indefatigable campaigner, the mother of a child damaged by Primodos, and my constituent. Families pinned their hopes on this report, but those families, who had been let down by their doctors and by regulators, now feel let down by the report. They deserved a transparent process, but it was shrouded in secrecy. The Observer was bound by the most severe...
  • Budget Resolutions - Income Tax (Charge) 28 Nov 2017

    This Budget leaves many with little to celebrate. There is nothing for the WASPI women, who kept their contract with the Government, and nothing for my sixth-form colleges, which work so hard to improve the life chances of children in my constituency. The right hon. and learned Member for Rushcliffe (Mr Clarke) said that a Budget’s purpose is to improve people’s future lives, but...
  • Loneliness and Local Communities 15 Nov 2017

    I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Leeds West (Rachel Reeves) on securing this important debate. There have been some moving personal stories. We have heard about great community groups, and I would like to commend two in particular in my area: Abram Ward community co-operative, which has a men’s shed project making some great go-karts; and Wigan and Leigh pensioners link,...

More of Yvonne Fovargue’s recent appearances

RSS feed (?)

Profile

Labour MP for Makerfield

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

Social Media

Expenses

Topics of interest

Yvonne Fovargue campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

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

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government) (since 3 Jul 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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 Committee (2 Nov 2010 to 24 Oct 2011)

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: 11 Dec 2017.

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 26 April 2017)
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: £1,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 27 April 2017)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my husband, Paul Kenny, as Senior Parliamentary Assistant. (Updated 15 June 2017)

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

More about the register

Note for journalists and researchers: The data on this page may be used freely, on condition that TheyWorkForYou.com is cited as the source.

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