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David Simpson

Former DUP MP for Upper Bann

@DavidSimpsonDUP

Jobs Guarantee for Young People

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

Photo: HelenCobain

David Simpson 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 Jun 2014: David Simpson was absent for a vote on Queen's Speech — The Economy and Living Standards Show vote
  • On 27 Nov 2013: David Simpson 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 4 Sep 2013: David Simpson was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Jobs — Capital Investment — Mansion Tax — Income Tax — Rail Fares — Energy Bills — Private Tenants — Pensions — Payday Loans — Banking, Planning and Skills Reforms Show vote
  • On 15 May 2013: David Simpson 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 17 May 2012: David Simpson 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: David Simpson 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 14 Dec 2011: David Simpson 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 9 Nov 2011: David Simpson 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 12 Oct 2011: David Simpson was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Jobs and Growth Show vote

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