Yvonne Fovargue

Shadow Minister (Housing, Communities and Local Government)

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Makerfield Labour

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Last updated: 21 Feb 2018

Recent appearances

  • Local Authority Overview and Scrutiny Committees — [Mr Virendra Sharma in the Chair] 17 May 2018

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Sharma. I am grateful to my hon. Friends the Members for Sheffield South East (Mr Betts) and for Blaydon (Liz Twist) and the hon. Member for Harrow East (Bob Blackman), and I bow to their superior experience as councillors. I was a councillor for six years. It is a hard job, and I respect everyone who stands up to represent their...
  • Local Authority Overview and Scrutiny Committees — [Mr Virendra Sharma in the Chair] 17 May 2018

    I absolutely agree with my hon. Friend: it is a challenge, but it is one that we must look at. I am pleased that the Government are responding and will produce good practice. I shall single out two or three of the recommendations. I feel that a statutory scrutiny officer for all councils is fully justified. Yes, councils can make their own choices, but such an appointment at a senior level...
  • Gaming Machines 17 May 2018

    Credit cards amount to 10% to 20% of online deposits, effectively funding gambling by borrowing, which we all know can lead to unsustainable debt and further mental health problems. Will the Minister consider banning credit card betting?

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Labour MP for Makerfield

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

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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 (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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 May 2018.

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)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: United Arab Emirates Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Address of donor: Al Bateen, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Travel and accommodation with a value of £3,800

Destination of visit: United Arab Emirates

Dates of visit: 10-16 February 2018

Purpose of visit: To attend the World Government Summit, meet with Government Ministers, Members of the Federal National Council and senior business figures, in order to build on the bilateral relationship.

(Registered 22 February 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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