Lindsay Hoyle

Chairman of Ways and Means

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Chorley Labour

How Lindsay Hoyle voted on Social Issues #

Last updated: 14 December 2016

How Lindsay Hoyle voted on Foreign Policy and Defence #

Last updated: 11 September 2017

How Lindsay Hoyle voted on Welfare and Benefits #

  • Has never voted on reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")
  • Has never voted on raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices
  • Has never voted on paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability
  • Has never voted on making local councils responsible for helping those in financial need afford their council tax and reducing the amount spent on such support
  • Has never voted on a reduction in spending on welfare benefits
  • Has never voted on spending public money to create guaranteed jobs for young people who have spent a long time unemployed
Last updated: 16 November 2016

How Lindsay Hoyle voted on Taxation and Employment #

Last updated: 12 September 2017

How Lindsay Hoyle voted on Business and the Economy #

Last updated: 29 June 2017

How Lindsay Hoyle voted on Health #

Last updated: 11 September 2015

How Lindsay Hoyle voted on Education #

Last updated: 29 June 2017

How Lindsay Hoyle voted on Constitutional Reform #

  • Has never voted on reducing central government funding of local government
  • Has never voted on an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency
  • Has never voted on fewer MPs in the House of Commons
  • Has never voted on a transparent Parliament
  • Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes 6 votes for, 5 votes against, 3 absences, between 2003–2016
  • Has never voted on local councils keeping money raised from taxes on business premises in their areas
  • Has never voted on greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections
  • Has never voted on fixed periods between parliamentary elections
  • Generally voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes 5 votes for, 1 vote against, 5 absences, between 1999–2016
  • Has never voted on transferring more powers to the Welsh Assembly
  • Has never voted on transferring more powers to the Scottish Parliament
  • Has never voted on more powers for local councils
  • Has never voted on a veto for MPs from England, Wales and Northern Ireland over laws specifically impacting their part of the UK
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a lower voting age Show votes 0 votes for, 1 vote against, 6 absences, between 2004–2016
Last updated: 22 February 2017

How Lindsay Hoyle voted on Home Affairs #

Last updated: 14 December 2016

How Lindsay Hoyle voted on Environmental Issues #

  • Voted a mixture of for and against measures to prevent climate change Show votes 2 votes for, 7 votes against, 22 absences, between 2004–2016
  • Has never voted on lower taxes on fuel for motor vehicles
  • Has never voted on selling England’s state owned forests
  • Has never voted on higher taxes on plane tickets
  • Has never voted on financial incentives for low carbon emission electricity generation methods
  • Has never voted on culling badgers to tackle bovine tuberculosis
  • Has never voted on greater regulation of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) to extract shale gas
  • Has never voted on new high speed rail infrastructure
Last updated: 12 September 2017

How Lindsay Hoyle voted on Transport #

  • Has never voted on greater public control of bus services
  • Has never voted on slowing the rise in rail fares
  • Has never voted on lower taxes on fuel for motor vehicles
  • Has never voted on higher taxes on plane tickets
  • Has never voted on a publicly owned railway system
Last updated: 12 September 2017

How Lindsay Hoyle voted on Housing #

  • Has never voted on phasing out secure tenancies for life
  • Has never voted on charging a market rent to high earners renting a council home
Last updated: 3 May 2016

How Lindsay Hoyle voted on Miscellaneous Topics #

Last updated: 2 February 2016

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