Ian Paisley Jnr

Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Communities and Local Government)

DUP MP for North Antrim

@ianpaisleymp

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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Ian Paisley Jnr generally voted 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 13 Jun 2018: Ian Paisley Jnr voted against largely retaining the EU "Charter of Fundamental Rights" as part of UK law following the UK's withdrawal from the European Union. Show vote
  • On 14 Dec 2016: Ian Paisley Jnr was absent for a vote on Impact of Tax and Benefit Changes on Women and Protected Groups — Gender Equality Strategy to Improve the Position of Women Show vote
  • On 26 May 2016: Ian Paisley Jnr was absent for a vote on Queen's Speech — Human Rights — Steel Industry — Budget Setting Principle Show vote
  • On 9 Dec 2015: Ian Paisley Jnr was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Impact of Policies on Women Show vote
  • On 1 Jul 2015: Ian Paisley Jnr voted to require 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: Ian Paisley Jnr 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: Ian Paisley Jnr voted to only allow human rights grounds to be used to prevent a foreign criminal being deported in cases where there would be a breach of the right to life, or right not to be tortured; and to add a new exemption to deportation for cases where harm to the criminal's children outweighs the public interest in removal. Show vote
  • On 16 Apr 2013: Ian Paisley Jnr was absent for a vote on Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill — Clause 56 — Commission for Equality and Human Rights Show vote
  • On 16 Apr 2013: Ian Paisley Jnr was absent for a vote on Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill — Discrimination on the Basis of Caste Show vote
  • On 4 Dec 2012: Ian Paisley Jnr was absent for a vote on Human Rights Act 1998 Repeal Bill Show vote
  • On 13 Jul 2011: Ian Paisley Jnr voted against applying laws against work related discrimination to mariners. Show vote
  • On 13 Jul 2011: Ian Paisley Jnr voted against requiring specified public bodies to publish objectives in relation to their duties to promote equality. Show vote

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