Kate Hoey

MP, Vauxhall

Vauxhall Labour

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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Kate Hoey 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.

All votes about laws to promote equality and human rights:

  • On 13 Jul 2011: Kate Hoey was absent for a vote on Equality Act 2010 (Work on Ships and Hovercraft) Regulations 2011 — Application of Discrimination Laws to Mariners Show vote
  • On 13 Jul 2011: Kate Hoey was absent for a vote on Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties) Regulations 2011 — Publication of Equality Objectives by Specified Public Bodies Show vote
  • On 4 Dec 2012: Kate Hoey was absent for a vote on Human Rights Act 1998 Repeal Bill Show vote
  • On 16 Apr 2013: Kate Hoey 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: Kate Hoey voted to make it illegal to discriminate on the basis of caste Show vote
  • On 30 Jan 2014: Kate Hoey voted to only allow human rights grounds to be used to prevent a foreign criminal being deported in cases where there would be a breach of the right to life, or right not to be tortured; and to add a new exemption to deportation for cases where harm to the criminal's children outweighs the public interest in removal. Show vote
  • On 10 Mar 2014: Kate Hoey voted to make it unlawful for any provider of regulated social care to act in a manner incompatible with the European Convention on Human Rights. Show vote
  • On 9 Dec 2015: Kate Hoey voted for an assessment of the impact of Government policies on women; to mitigate any disproportionate burden on women and to publish a gender equality strategy. Show vote
  • On 26 May 2016: Kate Hoey was absent for a vote on Queen's Speech — Human Rights — Steel Industry — Budget Setting Principle Show vote
  • On 14 Dec 2016: Kate Hoey was absent for a vote on Impact of Tax and Benefit Changes on Women and Protected Groups — Gender Equality Strategy to Improve the Position of Women Show vote
  • On 13 Jun 2018: Kate Hoey voted to largely retain the EU "Charter of Fundamental Rights" as part of UK law following the UK's withdrawal from the European Union. Show vote

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