Alison McGovern’s voting in Parliament
Alison McGovern is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
This is a selection of Alison McGovern’s votes.
Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2010–2016
Generally voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
1 vote for, 5 votes against, 2 absences, between 2010–2016
Consistently voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
0 votes for, 6 votes against, between 2010–2017
Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2011–2016
Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
11 votes for, 0 votes against, 4 absences, between 2011–2016
Consistently voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
0 votes for, 3 votes against, in 2011
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Last updated: 22 Feb 2017
I thank the Foreign Secretary for his statement. Of course, it is not for any of us in this House to decide who runs Syria; that is a choice for the Syrian people. We should judge recent events in Syria as being successful only if they form part of a comprehensive strategy to protect civilian life. What conversations has the Foreign Secretary had with the Secretary of State for International...
Late on Saturday night, a massive explosion devastated New Ferry in my constituency. We are thinking of all those who are hurt. It is a miracle that more people were not injured. The community now faces significant dereliction. Will the Prime Minister join me in thanking all those who looked after my community over the weekend and in recent days? Will she arrange for me a meeting with the...
The Prime Minister lectures nationalists on the importance of staying in unions, but all the while she is advocating leaving one. She lectures our European partners on the importance of the single market, but all the while she is hellbent on our leaving it. Does she think that this incoherence in her position might be dealt with—and make her life easier—if she thought again about...
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Labour MP for Wirral South
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
Alison McGovern campaigned to remain in the European Union
- International Development
- Work and Pensions
- Innovation and Skills
- Department of Health
- Children: Day Care
- Conditions of Employment
- Refugees: Calais
Currently held offices
- Chair, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (since 26 Oct 2016)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (1 Jul 2015 to 26 Oct 2016)
- Shadow Minister (Treasury) (8 May 2015 to 18 Sep 2015)
- Shadow Minister (Education) (5 Nov 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Shadow Minister (International Development) (7 Oct 2013 to 5 Nov 2014)
- Opposition Whip (Commons) (11 Jan 2013 to 7 Oct 2013)
- Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (18 Nov 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, International Development Committee (2 Nov 2010 to 4 Feb 2013)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 10 Apr 2017.
2. (a) Support linked to an MP
but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Communication Workers Union
Address of donor: 150 the Broadway, London SW19 1RX
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 in monthly instalments of £166.67 between September 2016
and August 2017
Donor status: trade union
(Registered 02 September 2016)
Name of donor: Policy Network
Address of donor: Third Floor, 11 Tufton Street, London SW1P 3QB
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights £227.82; hotel £153.11; total value £380.93
Destination of visit: Rome
Date of visit: 1-2 April 2016
Purpose of visit: to participate in a seminar on ‘Progressive Politics
in Hard Times
’ Europe’s security, immigration and integration challenges.
(Registered 13 April 2016)
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