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.
Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2011–2016
Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Show votes
14 votes for, 6 votes against, 28 absences, between 2010–2017
Generally voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
0 votes for, 13 votes against, 4 absences, between 2011–2014
Generally voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
1 vote for, 5 votes against, 2 absences, between 2010–2016
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
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
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Last updated: 19 Apr 2017
The Prime Minister, in concluding her statement, said that we should “resolve never to forget these people”. I would like to ask her who she thinks forgot these people. Was it the previous Chancellor of the Exchequer, who defunded local authorities, including my own, which is still struggling with the consequences of the New Ferry explosion? Was it former Ministers who ignored...
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...
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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
Other offices held in the past
- Chair, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (26 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
- 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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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 2 May 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)
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