Guy Opperman is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
However, Guy Opperman sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:
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The Government is committed to action that helps to alleviate levels of pensioner poverty. In 2018/19 we will spend £121.5 billion on benefits for pensioners, including £97 billion on the State Pension for this year. Between 2010 and 2018, we will have increased the basic State Pension by £1,450 a year. In the early 1970s roughly 40% of pensioners were in poverty. Relative poverty after...
Holding answer received on 08 February 2019 The Welfare Reform Act 2012 amended entitlement conditions for Pension Credit so as to require both members of a couple to have reached the qualifying age for Pension Credit before the couple can be entitled to it. The change will not affect mixed age couples who are entitled to Pension Credit and/or pension age Housing Benefit...
The Government’s reforms to the welfare system are designed to support those who need it and help people into work. We have reduced pensioner poverty to close to historically low levels and the triple lock on the State Pension has helped lift the incomes of millions of pensioners. Since 2010, we have increased the annual level of the basic State Pension by £1,450. In 2018/19 we will spend...
Conservative MP for Hexham
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Guy Opperman campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC
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Last updated: 4 Feb 2019.