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.
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 encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
0 votes for, 3 votes against, in 2011
Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2010
Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2015–2016
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 a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
1 vote for, 37 votes against, 16 absences, between 2014–2016
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Last updated: 22 Feb 2017
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...
Page 98 of the Government’s industrial strategy talks about the importance of long-term institutions. Many of those who work in the science-based industries in Wirral and elsewhere feel that the single market is a long-term institution that has served them well. Has the Minister asked the Prime Minister to change course and keep our country in the single market?
The right hon. Gentleman says that we ought to get rid of forecasters in the OBR and the Bank of England if they get the forecasts wrong. Plenty of modellers and forecasters in the City of London got their forecasts wrong before the crash in 2008, but I am sure he does not believe that we should end the banking trade in the City of London.
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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: 20 Mar 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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