Paul Goggins

Former Labour MP for Wythenshawe and Sale East

Equality and Human Rights

There have been votes in Parliament on the subject of where prejudice or discrimination should be made illegal and where exceptions should be made to permit otherwise illegal discrimination. MPs have also voted on the degree to which "human rights" are protected.

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Paul Goggins generally voted for laws to promote equality and human rights

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

Key votes about laws to promote equality and human rights:

  • On 16 Apr 2013: Paul Goggins voted in favour of the Commission for Equality and Human Rights having a duty to support the development of a society where people's ability to achieve their potential is not limited by prejudice or discrimination and there is respect for human rights. Show vote
  • On 16 Apr 2013: Paul Goggins voted to make it illegal to discriminate on the basis of caste Show vote
  • On 4 Dec 2012: Paul Goggins voted against repealing the Human Rights Act 1998 Show vote
  • On 13 Jul 2011: Paul Goggins voted against applying laws against work related discrimination to mariners. Show vote
  • On 13 Jul 2011: Paul Goggins voted against requiring specified public bodies to publish objectives in relation to their duties to promote equality. Show vote
  • On 2 Dec 2009: Paul Goggins voted no on Equality Bill — New Clause 3 — Mandatory pay audits Show vote
  • On 2 Dec 2009: Paul Goggins voted yes on Equality Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 11 May 2009: Paul Goggins was absent for a vote on Equality Bill — Decline Second Reading Show vote

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