Yvonne Fovargue

Shadow Minister (Housing, Communities and Local Government)

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Makerfield Labour

Yvonne Fovargue’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 16 Jan 2018

Recent appearances

  • Integrated Communities 14 Mar 2018

    I thank the Secretary of State for advance sight of his oral statement and for bringing to the House the Government’s long-awaited integration strategy. From the start, I want to echo his comments on the “punish a Muslim” letters. The individuals who sent those have no place in society. We must do much more in the House to speak for the power of diversity and the power of...
  • Housing, Communities and Local Government: Adult Social Care Funding 12 Mar 2018

    The Minister referred to the local government finance settlement, but this year’s settlement still means a cut of £177 million for adult social care compared with last year. Given that the National Audit Office’s report states that more and more councils are only just managing to balance their books by using their reserves to cover overspends on social care services, how does...
  • Domestic Gas and Electricity (Tariff Cap) Bill 6 Mar 2018

    I support the Bill, but does the Secretary of State not agree that, while it may tackle the so-called loyalty penalty for certain customers, more needs to be done to tackle the loyalty penalty in other markets, which, according to Citizens Advice, costs the most vulnerable and possibly the oldest customers about £900 a year?

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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: 19 Mar 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 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)
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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