David Cameron

Former Conservative MP for Witney

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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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David Cameron voted a mixture of for and against 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 26 May 2016: David Cameron was absent for a vote on Queen's Speech — Human Rights — Steel Industry — Budget Setting Principle Show vote
  • On 9 Dec 2015: David Cameron was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Impact of Policies on Women Show vote
  • On 1 Jul 2015: David Cameron voted against requiring an annual report from the Equalities and Human Rights Commission analysing information on the gender pay gap and making recommendations to close it. Show vote
  • On 10 Mar 2014: David Cameron was absent for a vote on Care Bill — New Clause 11 — Human Rights Act to Apply to All Providers of Regulated Social Care Show vote
  • On 30 Jan 2014: David Cameron was absent for a vote on Immigration Bill — New Clause 15 — Exemptions to Automatic Deportation of Criminals on Human Rights Grounds Show vote
  • On 16 Apr 2013: David Cameron voted to remove the duty on the Commission for Equality and Human Rights to work 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: David Cameron was absent for a vote on Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill — Discrimination on the Basis of Caste Show vote
  • On 4 Dec 2012: David Cameron was absent for a vote on Human Rights Act 1998 Repeal Bill Show vote
  • On 13 Jul 2011: David Cameron voted to apply laws against work related discrimination to mariners. Show vote
  • On 13 Jul 2011: David Cameron voted to require specified public bodies to publish objectives in relation to their duties to promote equality. Show vote
  • On 2 Dec 2009: David Cameron was absent for a vote on Equality Bill — New Clause 3 — Mandatory pay audits Show vote
  • On 2 Dec 2009: David Cameron was absent for a vote on Equality Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 11 May 2009: David Cameron was absent for a vote on Equality Bill — Decline Second Reading Show vote

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