John Woodcock

MP, Barrow and Furness

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Barrow and Furness Labour/Co-operative

John Woodcock’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 16 Jan 2018

Recent appearances

  • Salisbury Incident: Further Update 14 Mar 2018

    This is a day for the House to speak as one for the nation. The Prime Minister will be reassured to hear that a clear majority of Labour MPs, alongside the leaders of every other party, support her firm stance. Does she realise that this situation will probably get more difficult before it gets better, and is she prepared to stay the course and face down this international bully and wrecker...
  • Protection of Civilians in Afrin 12 Mar 2018

    The Minister is right to urge restraint from Turkey and other partners in the region. What is the Government’s assessment of the Foreign Affairs Committee’s conclusion on the link between the PKK and the YPG, which is central to understanding what is driving Turkey? Does he share my fear that in Afrin and other areas of Syria there may be a long period where the protection of...
  • Salisbury Incident 12 Mar 2018

    The level of resilience voiced by the Prime Minister today has been many years in coming, but it is hugely welcome—indeed, it would put our national security at significant risk if we were led by anyone who did not understand the gravity of the threat that Russia poses to this nation. She mentioned our NATO allies and that she will come forward with measures on Wednesday. Will she...

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Labour/Co-operative MP for Barrow and Furness

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

Party was Labour until 30 Mar 2015

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Topics of interest

John Woodcock campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Transport
  • Health
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Work and Pensions
  • Defence
  • Freedom of Information
  • Public Appointments
  • Senior Civil Servants
  • Pay
  • Mobile Phones

Currently held offices

  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (since 5 Feb 2018)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Education) (8 May 2015 to 18 Sep 2015)
  • Member, Defence Committee (25 Nov 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Transport) (8 Oct 2010 to 11 Jan 2013)
  • Member, Defence Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 2 Nov 2010)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 19 Mar 2018.

1. Employment and earnings
26 October 2016, received payment of £600 from Associated Newspapers Ltd, Northcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT, for an article. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 20 March 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: GMB Northern Region
Address of donor: 1 Mosley Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1YE

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 07 July 2017)
Name of donor: More United
Address of donor: 32 Great Peter Street, London SW1P 2DB

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,500

Donor status: company, registration 10285790

(Registered 07 July 2017)
Name of donor: GMB Northern Region
Address of donor: 1 Mosley Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1YE

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 07 July 2017)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Bosphorus Centre for Global Affairs
Address of donor: Kuzguncuk, Uskudar, Istanbul, Turkey

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Accommodation (four nights) £3,636.93; flights (including internal) £304.15; total value £3,941.08

Destination of visit: Istanbul, Izmir and Antep

Dates of visit: 14-19 December 2017

Purpose of visit: Fact-finding delegation to meet officials and activists, to learn more about Islamist radicalisation, ISIS and Turkey-Syria regional dynamics. Visited camps for internally displaced people.

(Registered 16 January 2018)

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