Robert Goodwill

Minister of State (Department for Education)

Scarborough and Whitby Conservative

Jobs Guarantee for Young People

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

Photo: HelenCobain

Robert Goodwill almost always voted against 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: Robert Goodwill voted against creating more jobs for young people, funded by bank bonuses, making planned investment sooner, reducing VAT and a tax break for small firms taking on extra workers. Show vote
  • On 9 Nov 2011: Robert Goodwill voted against introducing a tax on bank bonuses to guarantee a job for 100,000 young people and build 25,000 affordable homes; against making investment sooner; against reducing VAT, and against a tax break for small firms taking on extra workers. Show vote
  • On 14 Dec 2011: Robert Goodwill voted against creating 100,000 jobs and building 25,000 homes using funds raised via a bank bonus tax, against reducing VAT on home improvements and against tax breaks for small firms taking on new workers. Show vote
  • On 17 May 2012: Robert Goodwill voted against measures to stimulate economic growth and job creation; against a tax on bank bonuses to fund guaranteed jobs for young people out of work for over a year; against reducing VAT; against a tax break for small firms taking on extra workers and against making infrastructure investment sooner. Show vote
  • On 17 May 2012: Robert Goodwill voted against creating jobs; a tax on bank bonuses to fund guaranteed jobs for young people out of work for a year; a VAT cut; a tax break for small firms taking on more workers and making infrastructure investment sooner. Show vote
  • On 15 May 2013: Robert Goodwill voted against a package of economic policies including bringing forward long-term infrastructure investment, building 100,000 affordable homes, and guaranteeing jobs for the long term unemployed. Show vote
  • On 4 Sep 2013: Robert Goodwill voted against calling 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: Robert Goodwill voted against an energy price freeze; against long term reforms to the energy market; against more free childcare for working parents of three and four year olds; against action to boost the housing supply and against a compulsory jobs guarantee for young people and the long term unemployed. Show vote
  • On 12 Jun 2014: Robert Goodwill was absent for a vote on Queen's Speech — The Economy and Living Standards Show vote

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