John Woodcock

MP, Barrow and Furness

Barrow and Furness Labour/Co-operative

John Woodcock campaigned to remain in the European Union

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John Woodcock’s voting in Parliament

John Woodcock is a Labour/Co-operative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour/Co-operative MPs.

This is a selection of John Woodcock’s votes.

  • Generally voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
  • Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Generally voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Consistently voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Business of the House 19 Jan 2017

    Can we have a debate on the future of the Crown post office network? Crown post offices break even, unlike the post office network as a whole, and yet the Government are forcing through a change programme that puts at risk of closure scores of post offices across the country, including the one in Ulverston in my constituency. We need a guarantee that those services will stay. Can we have a...
  • NHS and Social Care Funding 11 Jan 2017

    As the Government often point out, they want to hand decisions to local groups, but could the Secretary of State explain to worried patients in the south and west of Cumbria why local health services are suggesting the changes to A&E in the west and potentially the south? I know he has spent a lot of time looking at this area.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 11 Jan 2017

    The strained accident and emergency provision in my constituency is under review, and the community further up the Cumbrian coast risks losing 24-hour access to accident and emergency and to consultant-led maternity from its local hospital. I understand that the Prime Minister will say that these decisions are to be made locally, but will she at least say that she can understand the anxiety...

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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

Expenses

Topics of interest

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

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: 9 Jan 2017.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: (1) The Great Britain China Centre with sponsorship by Prudential plc; (2) The All China Youth Federation
Address of donor: (1) 15 Belgrave Square, London SWIX 8PS; (2) 10, Qianmen Dong Dajie, Beijing, 100051, People’s Republic of China

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): (1) Flights and local transport with a value of £642.50; (2) Flights and local transport £642.50, plus accommodation £889, food and drink £178 and meetings (inc. interpretation, venue hire, equipment) £1,333, total £3,042.50

Destination of visit: China

Dates of visit: 5 – 9 December 2016

Purpose of visit: To attend the 2016 UK-China Young Leaders Roundtable and the UK-China People-to-People Dialogue, building UK-China partnership in youth, reform, innovation and entrepreneurship.

(Registered 05 January 2017)

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