Derek Twigg

MP, Halton

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Halton Labour

Jobs Guarantee for Young People

There have been votes in Parliament on if the Government should fund guaranteed jobs for young people.

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Derek Twigg generally voted for spending public money to create guaranteed jobs for young people who have spent a long time unemployed

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 spending public money to create guaranteed jobs for young people who have spent a long time unemployed:

  • On 12 Oct 2011: Derek Twigg voted to create more jobs for young people, funded by bank bonuses, to make planned investment sooner, to reduce VAT and for a tax break for small firms taking on extra workers. Show vote
  • On 9 Nov 2011: Derek Twigg voted to introduce a tax on bank bonuses to guarantee a job for 100,000 young people and build 25,000 affordable homes; to make investment sooner; to reducing VAT, and to introduce a tax break for small firms taking on extra workers. Show vote
  • On 14 Dec 2011: Derek Twigg voted to create 100,000 jobs and build 25,000 homes using funds raised via a bank bonus tax, to reduce VAT on home improvements and for tax breaks for small firms taking on new workers. Show vote
  • On 17 May 2012: Derek Twigg was absent for a vote on Queens' Speech — Tax on Bank Bonuses — Jobs Guarantee — VAT Reduction — Make Investment Sooner Show vote
  • On 17 May 2012: Derek Twigg was absent for a vote on Queens' Speech — Jobs — Banker's Bonus Tax — VAT Cut — Tax Incentive to Take on Workers — Sooner Infrastructure Investment Show vote
  • On 15 May 2013: Derek Twigg was absent for a vote on Queens' Speech — Economic Growth Show vote
  • On 4 Sep 2013: Derek Twigg voted to call on the government to get more people into work, bring forward capital investment, introduce a compulsory jobs guarantee, reintroduce a 10% rate of income tax paid for by a mansion tax, act on "rip off" rail fares and soaring energy costs, stand up for families in the private rented sector, reform pensions, curb payday lenders, and reform banking, planning and the skills system. Show vote
  • On 27 Nov 2013: Derek Twigg voted for an energy price freeze; for long term reforms to the energy market; for more free childcare for working parents of three and four year olds; for action to boost the housing supply and for a compulsory jobs guarantee for young people and the long term unemployed. Show vote
  • On 12 Jun 2014: Derek Twigg was absent for a vote on Queen's Speech — The Economy and Living Standards Show vote

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