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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.
Almost always voted against reducing central government funding of local government 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 referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
Generally voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
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The Minister knows that I respect him and I know that he wants to do more, but I have to say that for a Minister of the Crown to stand at the Dispatch Box and effectively read from a Kremlin press release in saying that any aid mission will be shot down is a poisonous and sickening counsel of despair. He has said that he wants parliamentary backing for us to do more—for a unilateral or...
Aleppo’s hospitals are destroyed and Syrians who avoid the barrel bombs and the chlorine gas are starving from the Russian-backed blockade. We must do more. Will the Prime Minister revisit the prospect for aid drops, and will she look at backing the campaign to stop this daily perpetrator of war crimes by stripping it of its right to hold the 2018 World cup?
The Secretary of State is right to highlight the need to improve standards and the need for a rigorous inspection regime, but—taking on board what his former ministerial colleague, the right hon. Member for North Norfolk (Norman Lamb), said—does he accept that even if every single care home in the country reached the appropriate standard, there would still be a care crisis? There...
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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
Topics of interest
- Communities and Local Government
- Work and Pensions
- Freedom of Information
- Public Appointments
- Senior Civil Servants
- 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)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 5 Dec 2016.
Name of donor: (1) Kurdistan Regional Government
(2) Qaiwan Group
Address of donor: (1) Council of Ministers
, Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (2) 4th Floor Sulaymaniyah Mall, Iraq
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): (1) 3 nights' hotel accommodation in Erbil, £450 and internal transport, £555; total £1,005 (2) flights, £2,000 and one night's hotel accommodation in Slemani, £300; total £2,300
Destination of visit: Kurdistan Region of Iraq
, including Erbil and Slemani
Date of visit: 11-16 November 2015
Purpose of visit: APPG
Kurdistan fact-finding delegation to meet senior political leaders including the Prime Minister
, UK Consul-General, Kurdistan Britain Business Group, two camps for internally displaced people, the American University
of Iraq and the Peshmerga in Kirkuk.
(Registered 11 December 2015
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