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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.
Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
Almost always voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
Almost always voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
Generally voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
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John Woodcock has occasionally rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
It is a pleasure to follow that imaginative speech by the hon. Member for Reigate (Crispin Blunt). I only wish he had brought in his fag packet so that we could have better understood the figures he tried to explain, but to no avail. I am proud, unlike the people who are acting for our Front Bench today, to speak for the Labour party in this debate. It is the party of Attlee and Bevin, Nye...
The hon. Gentleman is absolutely right. Those who wish to eradicate nuclear weapons from the United Kingdom cannot explain what would happen if, for example, Russia invaded a NATO state and there was no nuclear protection from our side and we were open to nuclear blackmail on a dreadful scale. I am pleased to stand alongside members of Unite and GMB who have come down here to remind us of...
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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: 1 Aug 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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