Alison McGovern

MP, Wirral South

Wirral South Labour

Alison McGovern campaigned to remain in the European Union

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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 referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Generally voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Show votes
  • Generally voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — International Development: Aleppo 11 Jan 2017

    The Secretary of State is already talking about Aleppo in the past tense, but the besiegement is still happening right now, and the British Government must do more. What representations has she made to the Foreign Secretary about putting in place more and harder sanctions on Russia?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Pension Investments 9 Jan 2017

    The Minister’s warm words will do nothing to reassure the women in my constituency for whom the Government’s advice on pensions has a terrible reputation because of the injustices highlighted by the Women Against State Pension Inequality campaign. The one thing the Government could do to persuade the public to believe their pronouncements on pension entitlements would be to give...
  • Aleppo/Syria: International Action 13 Dec 2016

    What specific action to protect civilians will the Foreign Secretary tell the Prime Minister that she should propose to our European colleagues when she goes to the European Council next week?

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Labour MP for Wirral South

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • International Development
  • Work and Pensions
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Health
  • Department of Health
  • Children: Day Care
  • Nigeria
  • Conditions of Employment
  • Refugees: Calais
  • Football

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)

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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Jan 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
1 February 2016, received £150 from the BBC, Broadcasting House, Portland Place, London, W1A 1AA, for an appearance on 'Any Questions'. Hours (including preparation and travel): 9 hrs. (Registered 04 February 2016)
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 2015 and August 2016

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 18 December 2015)
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)
4. Visits outside the UK
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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