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Alex G

I take no credit – Linked from Rightsnet feed – Esther Mcvey prior voting record



How Esther McVey voted on Welfare and Benefits #

  • Consistently voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Show votes
  • Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesShow votes
  • Consistently voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityShow votes
  • Generally voted for making local councils responsible for helping those in financial needafford their council tax and reducing the amount spent on such supportShow votes
  • Consistently voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsShow votes
  • Almost always voted against spending public money to create guaranteed jobs for young people who have spent a long time unemployedShow votes