Danny Alexander

Former MP, Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey

Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey Liberal Democrat

Jobs Guarantee for Young People

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

Photo: HelenCobain

Danny Alexander generally 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: Danny Alexander 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: Danny Alexander was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Bankers Bonuses — Jobs Guarantee — Reducing VAT — Tax Incentive for Small Firms to Take on Extra Workers Show vote
  • On 14 Dec 2011: Danny Alexander was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Bank Bonuses — Jobs Guarantee — New Homes — VAT — Tax Incentives for Small Companies Employing More Workers Show vote
  • On 17 May 2012: Danny Alexander 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: Danny Alexander 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: Danny Alexander 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: Danny Alexander 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 27 Nov 2013: Danny Alexander was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Cost of Living Show vote
  • On 12 Jun 2014: Danny Alexander was absent for a vote on Queen's Speech — The Economy and Living Standards Show vote

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