Yvonne Fovargue

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Labour

Member for Makerfield

yvonne.fovargue.mp@parliament.uk / Y_FovargueMP

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Rishi Sunak (Conservative) Chancellor of the Exchequer (26 debate interactions) View debates between Yvonne Fovargue and Rishi Sunak Guy Opperman (Conservative) Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Work and Pensions) (15 debate interactions) View debates between Yvonne Fovargue and Guy Opperman James Brokenshire (Conservative) Minister of State (Home Office) (12 debate interactions) View debates between Yvonne Fovargue and James Brokenshire View All MP Sparring Partners

Petition debates participated in by Yvonne Fovargue

Current Signatures Final Signatures Title Petition Deadline
72,241
Petition Closed

Increase college funding to sustainable levels - all students deserve equality!

Gov Responded - 25 Feb 2019 Debated on - 21 Jan 2019 View Yvonne Fovargue's petition debate contributions
10 Apr 2019
closed 11 months, 3 weeks ago

We call on the Government to urgently increase college funding to sustainable levels, including immediate parity with recently announced increases to schools funding. This will give all students a fair chance, give college staff fair pay and provide the high-quality skills the country needs.

107,352
Petition Closed

Reclassify the theft of a pet to a specific crime in its own right.

Gov Responded - 27 Feb 2018 Debated on - 2 Jul 2018 View Yvonne Fovargue's petition debate contributions
8 Aug 2018
closed 1 year, 7 months ago

Review the sentencing guidelines for theft offences, so that where the theft of a family pet is involved, monetary value is irrelevant for the categorisation of the crime for sentencing purposes.

Ensure Police Forces are given appropriate guidance and training to record and investigate cases.

Significant Petitions within Yvonne Fovargue's constituency


Most recent EDMs signed by Yvonne Fovargue

Date Tabled Title Signatures
24 Feb 2020
Yvonne Fovargue signed this EDM on 2 Mar 2020
Assaults on shopworkers
Tabled by: Gareth Thomas (Labour (Co-op) - Harrow West)
That this House deplores the rise in verbal and physical abuse of shopworkers, notes that according to research conducted by USDAW, over 400 retail workers were assaulted each day last year and that 62 per cent of retail staff have been the victim of either verbal or physical abuse; further …
68 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Mar 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 55
Scottish National Party: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Conservative: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Green Party: 1
13 Jan 2020
Yvonne Fovargue signed this EDM on 2 Mar 2020
Tackling online harm to children with a duty of care regulator
Tabled by: Jo Stevens (Labour - Cardiff Central)
That this House notes the publication of the Online Harms White Paper in April 2019 and subsequent assurances by the Government that they will introduce a robust regulator to safeguard children online; further notes that over 45,000 people signed the NSPCC’s Wild West Web petition calling for statutory regulation so …
65 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Mar 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 55
Scottish National Party: 3
Conservative: 3
Plaid Cymru: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alliance: 1
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Commons initiatives led by Yvonne Fovargue

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Yvonne Fovargue has not introduced any legislation in the current parliamentary sitting