Policy #6670: "Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits"

This is the votes by vote definition of Public Whip policy #6670: "Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits". You may want to read an introduction to policies, or read more about Public Whip.

Someone who believes that the UK state should reduce spending on social security and welfare benefits, including state assistance provided via the tax system. would have voted like this...

HouseDateSubjectPolicy vote
Commons8 Nov 2010Finance (No.2) Bill — New Clause 2 — Independent taxation and family benefits abstain
Commons9 Nov 2010Housing Benefit Majority
Commons19 Jan 2011Opposition Day — Education Maintenance Allowance Majority (strong)
Commons19 Jan 2011Opposition Day — Education Maintenance Allowance Majority (strong)
Commons9 Mar 2011Welfare Reform Bill — Decline Second Reading Majority (strong)
Commons9 Mar 2011Welfare Reform Bill — Second Reading Majority (strong)
Commons13 Jun 2011Welfare Reform Bill — New Clause 2 — Childcare Element in Universal Credit Majority (strong)
Commons13 Jun 2011Welfare Reform Bill — Clause 5 — Exclusion of Up to Fifty Thousand Pounds in an ISA from Capital Used to Determine Universal Credit Eligibility Majority (strong)
Commons13 Jun 2011Welfare Reform Bill — Schedule 1 — Universal credit — Income from Self Employment abstain
Commons15 Jun 2011Welfare Reform Bill — Clause 69 — Ending of discretionary payments abstain
Commons15 Jun 2011Welfare Reform Bill — Clause 79 — Personal Independence Payment — Qualifying Period abstain
Commons15 Jun 2011Welfare Reform Bill — Clause 83 — Personal Independence Payment Eligibility — Hospital In-Patient and Care Home Residents abstain
Commons15 Jun 2011Welfare Reform Bill — Third Reading Majority (strong)
Commons31 Jan 2012Local Government Finance Bill — Clause 8 — Move from Council Tax Benefit to Council Tax Reduction Schemes Majority (strong)
Commons1 Feb 2012Welfare Reform Bill — Clause 51 — Employment and Support Allowance for Those Ill or Disabled Since Their Youth Majority
Commons1 Feb 2012Welfare Reform Bill — Clause 51 — Period of Entitlement to Contributory Employment and Support Allowance Majority (strong)
Commons1 Feb 2012Welfare Reform Bill — Clause 51 — Employment and Support Allowance for Those With Cancer Majority (strong)
Commons1 Feb 2012Welfare Reform Bill — Clause 93 — Exclusion of Child Benefit from Benefit Cap Majority (strong)
Commons1 Feb 2012Welfare Reform Bill — Clause 10 — Universal Credit Payments In Relation to Disabled Children and Young People Majority (strong)
Commons1 Feb 2012Welfare Reform Bill — Clause 11 — Housing costs Majority
Commons21 Feb 2012Welfare Reform Bill — Clause 11 — Housing costs — Exemptions from Benefit Reductions Due to Excess Bedrooms Majority (strong)
Commons11 Sep 2012Universal Credit and Welfare Reform abstain
Commons24 Oct 2012Draft Housing Benefit (Amendment) Regulations 2012 — Under Occupation Critera — Local Housing Allowance Rates Majority (strong)
Commons21 Nov 2012Draft Benefit Cap (Housing Benefit) Regulations 2012 — Individual Benefits Cap Majority (strong)
Commons8 Jan 2013Welfare Benefits Up-rating Bill — Decline Second Reading — Capping Increase of Specified Benefits at 1% Majority
Commons8 Jan 2013Welfare Benefits Up-rating Bill — Second Reading — Capping Increase of Specified Benefits at 1% Majority (strong)
Commons8 Jan 2013Welfare Up-rating Bill — Programme Motion abstain
Commons21 Jan 2013Welfare Benefits Up-rating Bill — Clause 1 — Rate of Increase of Certain Benefits, Payments and Tax Credits Majority (strong)
Commons21 Jan 2013Welfare Benefits Up-rating Bill — Clauses 1 to 3 and Schedule — Capping Increase of Specified Benefits at 1% Majority (strong)
Commons21 Jan 2013Welfare Benefits Up-rating Bill — Third Reading — Capping Increase of Specified Benefits at 1% Majority (strong)
Commons27 Feb 2013Opposition Day — Housing Benefit (Under-occupancy Penalty) Majority (strong)
Commons12 Nov 2013Opposition Day — Housing Benefit — Deductions for those deemed to have excess bedrooms Majority (strong)
Commons12 Nov 2013Opposition Day — Housing Benefit — Deductions for Those Deemed to Have Excess Bedrooms Majority (strong)
Commons13 Jan 2014Inquiry into Impact of Welfare Reforms on Incidence of Poverty abstain
Commons17 Jan 2014Benefit Entitlement (Restriction) Bill minority (strong)
Commons11 Feb 2014Opposition Day — Halt Further Spending and Welfare Cuts and Investigation Impact of Austerity Measures Majority (strong)
Commons25 Mar 2014March 2014 Budget Majority
Commons26 Mar 2014Welfare Cap — Charter for Budget Responsibility Majority
Commons13 Jan 2015Charter for Budget Responsibility: Autumn Statement 2014 Update Majority
Commons4 Jun 2015Queen's Speech — Spending Cuts, Welfare Changes and Trident Majority (strong)
Commons4 Jun 2015Queen's Speech — Programme of Legislation abstain
Commons20 Jul 2015Welfare Reform and Work Bill — Decline Second Reading Majority (strong)
Commons20 Jul 2015Welfare Reform and Work Bill — Second Reading Majority (strong)
Commons15 Sep 2015Tax Credits (Income Thresholds and Determination of Rates) (Amendment) Regulations 2015 — Reduction in Rates of Tax Credits Majority (strong)
Commons14 Oct 2015Charter for Budget Responsibility — Aiming for Budget Surplus — Cap on Welfare Spending Majority
Commons20 Oct 2015Opposition Day — Tax Credits Majority (strong)
Commons27 Oct 2015Welfare Reform and Work Bill — New Clause 1 — Repeal of Tax Credits Regulations 2015 Majority (strong)
Commons27 Oct 2015Welfare Reform and Work Bill — New Clause 8 — Tax Credit Reductions — Transitional Protection Majority
Commons27 Oct 2015Welfare Reform and Work Bill — Clause 13 — Employment and Support Allowance: Work-Related Activity Component Majority (strong)
Commons27 Oct 2015Welfare Reform and Work Bill — Clause 14 — Universal Credit: Limited Capability for Work Element Majority (strong)
Commons27 Oct 2015Welfare Reform and Work Bill — Third Reading Majority (strong)
Commons18 Nov 2015Opposition Day — The Economy — Tax Credits — Investment in Science, Technology and Green Jobs Majority (strong)
Commons6 Jan 2016Opposition Day — Universal Credit Work Allowance — Decision to Cut Majority (strong)
Commons27 Jan 2016Opposition Day — Application of Housing Benefit Cuts to Supported Housing Majority
Commons23 Feb 2016Welfare Reform and Work Bill — Clause 13 — Employment and Support Allowance: Work-Related Activity Component Majority (strong)
Commons23 Feb 2016Welfare Reform and Work Bill — Clause 14 — Universal Credit: Limited Capability for Work Element Majority (strong)
Commons2 Mar 2016Welfare Reform and Work Bill — Removal of Work Related Activity Component from Employment and Support Allowance — Impact Assessment and Parliamentary Approval of Implementation Majority (strong)
Commons2 Mar 2016Welfare Reform and Work Bill — Removal of Limited Capability for Work Component from Universal Credit — Impact Assessment and Parliamentary Approval of Implementation Majority (strong)
Commons26 May 2016Queen's Speech — Human Rights — Steel Industry — Budget Setting Principle Majority (strong)
Commons8 Jun 2016Benefit Cuts for Disabled and Ill People Deemed Capable of Work Majority (strong)
Commons20 Jul 2016Housing Benefit Cuts — Supported Housing Majority (strong)
Commons20 Jul 2016Charter for Budget Responsibility — Reducing Public Borrowing — Cap on Welfare Spending Majority
Commons16 Nov 2016Universal Credit and Employment and Support Allowance — Analysis of Impact of Changes on Those with Different Incomes Majority (strong)

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