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.

  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Almost always voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Almost always voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Almost always voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes

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

Recent appearances

  • Large Logistics Parks (Transport Infrastructure) 7 Dec 2016

    Does the Minister also take into account the effects on air quality of these large logistic parks and the vehicle movements? For example, in Greater Manchester we have already failed to meet our air quality objectives on a number of occasions. The new logistics parks will increase the standing traffic and will therefore have an effect on the local community’s air quality.
  • Large Logistics Parks (Transport Infrastructure) 7 Dec 2016

    In my area, there is a proposed development on green-belt land near a one-way motorway junction. The Greater Manchester spatial strategy includes plans for the motorway junction to become two-way in 40 years, but the development may take place within the next two years if that very important land is taken out of the green belt. There are also developments with no consultation in St Helens, in...
  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: State Retirement Pensions: Females 29 Nov 2016

    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what fiscal steps his Department is taking to assist women born in the 1950s who are affected by changes in state pension age equalisation.

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Labour MP for Makerfield

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

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Work and Pensions
  • Treasury
  • Defence
  • HM Treasury
  • 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: 5 Dec 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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