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 raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
5 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2013
Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2011–2016
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
39 votes for, 6 votes against, 35 absences, between 2010–2018
Generally voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
1 vote for, 5 votes against, 2 absences, between 2010–2016
Generally voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
3 votes for, 14 votes against, 8 absences, between 2010–2015
Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
1 vote for, 2 votes against, 7 absences, between 2011–2016
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Alison McGovern has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 12 Sep 2018
Given the trouble being caused to the Prime Minister by a relatively small number of Members, does she not now regret not seeking cross-party consent for her negotiating objectives?
The Secretary of State says that universal credit is constantly improving, but unfortunately the number of people coming to my office for food bank vouchers is constantly increasing. More and more of the people coming are families with kids. The public are angry. Has the Secretary of State made an assessment of how many families using food bank vouchers are lone parents with children?
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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 12 Dec 2017)
- Member, Treasury Sub-Committee (since 14 Sep 2017)
- Member, Treasury Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)
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)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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