Marsha Singh

Former Labour MP for Bradford West

Spending on Welfare Benefits

There have been votes in Parliament on the level of spending on welfare benefits. Specific matters voted on include a cap on the overall amount the state spends on welfare each year, the rate of increase of various benefits, and the operation of specific benefits.

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Marsha Singh voted a mixture of for and against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits

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 a reduction in spending on welfare benefits:

  • On 21 Feb 2012: Marsha Singh was absent for a vote on Welfare Reform Bill — Clause 11 — Housing costs — Exemptions from Benefit Reductions Due to Excess Bedrooms Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2012: Marsha Singh was absent for a vote on Welfare Reform Bill — Clause 51 — Employment and Support Allowance for Those Ill or Disabled Since Their Youth Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2012: Marsha Singh was absent for a vote on Welfare Reform Bill — Clause 51 — Period of Entitlement to Contributory Employment and Support Allowance Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2012: Marsha Singh was absent for a vote on Welfare Reform Bill — Clause 51 — Employment and Support Allowance for Those With Cancer Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2012: Marsha Singh was absent for a vote on Welfare Reform Bill — Clause 93 — Exclusion of Child Benefit from Benefit Cap Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2012: Marsha Singh was absent for a vote on Welfare Reform Bill — Clause 10 — Universal Credit Payments In Relation to Disabled Children and Young People Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2012: Marsha Singh was absent for a vote on Welfare Reform Bill — Clause 11 — Housing costs Show vote
  • On 31 Jan 2012: Marsha Singh was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance Bill — Clause 8 — Move from Council Tax Benefit to Council Tax Reduction Schemes Show vote
  • On 15 Jun 2011: Marsha Singh was absent for a vote on Welfare Reform Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 13 Jun 2011: Marsha Singh was absent for a vote on Welfare Reform Bill — New Clause 2 — Childcare Element in Universal Credit Show vote
  • On 13 Jun 2011: Marsha Singh was absent for a vote on Welfare Reform Bill — Clause 5 — Exclusion of Up to Fifty Thousand Pounds in an ISA from Capital Used to Determine Universal Credit Eligibility Show vote
  • On 9 Mar 2011: Marsha Singh voted against introducing Universal Credit and Personal Independence Payments and against restricting housing benefit for those in social housing deemed to have excess bedrooms. Show vote
  • On 9 Mar 2011: Marsha Singh was absent for a vote on Welfare Reform Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 19 Jan 2011: Marsha Singh was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Education Maintenance Allowance Show vote
  • On 19 Jan 2011: Marsha Singh was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Education Maintenance Allowance Show vote
  • On 9 Nov 2010: Marsha Singh was absent for a vote on Housing Benefit Show vote

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