John Woodcock

Independent MP for Barrow and Furness


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John Woodcock

Recent appearances

  • Arms Export Licences (Saudi Arabia) 26 Sep 2019

    I refer Members to my declaration in the Register of Members’ Financial Interests. These mistakes are highly regrettable and point to the need for the Government to put their house in order in terms of the overall suspension as quickly as possible. Is it not lamentable for any Member of this House to imply that the suffering in Yemen is principally caused by any arms relationship or our...
  • Iran 25 Sep 2019

    A number of my colleagues and I were able to visit Saudi Arabia this week and see the Abqaiq facility, and to be in absolutely no doubt that the very precise damage that was done to it was conducted by the Iranians. We will shortly update the Register of Members’ Financial Interests on that visit. Can the Secretary of State now assure us from the Dispatch Box that there is no question that...
  • Brexit Readiness: Operation Yellowhammer 25 Sep 2019

    The Minister has repeated his assertion that in the event of a no-deal Brexit some food prices will go up and some will go down, but our constituents deserve a straight answer. Will the cost of the weekly food basket of an average low-income family be higher, lower or the same in the event of a no-deal Brexit?

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Independent MP for Barrow and Furness

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

Party was Labour until 30 Mar 2015; Labour/Co-operative until 29 Apr 2018

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Topics of interest

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

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

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (5 Feb 2018 to 8 May 2019)
  • 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: 30 Sep 2019.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Australian Strategic Policy Institute
Address of donor: Level 2, 40 Macquarie Barton, ACT 2600 Australia

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Travel and accommodation with a value of £5,501.09

Destination of visit: Canberra and Sydney

Dates of visit: 4-11 October 2018

Purpose of visit: To participate in the Australia-United Kingdom Defence and Industry 1.5 Track Dialogue.

(Registered 07 November 2018)

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