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.
Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, 8 absences, between 2011–2016
Consistently voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
0 votes for, 3 votes against, in 2011
Generally voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
0 votes for, 4 votes against, 2 absences, between 2010–2017
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
14 votes for, 5 votes against, 30 absences, between 2010–2017
Generally voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, between 2011–2016
Almost always voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
0 votes for, 10 votes against, 2 absences, between 2013–2016
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Last updated: 19 Apr 2017
It is with considerable pride that my last act in this Parliament before prorogation is to present a petition of 7,846 residents of Barrow and Furness—of course, overwhelmingly in the town of Ulverston—to save Ulverston post office. Ulverston post office has been an essential part of community life in its building in County Square for more than 100 years, so we were devastated to...
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will make an assessment of the potential cost saving of a competitive tendering process for requirements management systems.
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, on what basis the choice of a requirements management system for his Department is made; and for what reasons there is not an open competition related to that system.
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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
John Woodcock campaigned to remain in the European Union
- 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: 2 May 2017.
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
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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