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.
Amy Schubert (blitheimages)
Mike Kane consistently voted for laws to promote equality and human rights
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On 10 Mar 2014:
Mike Kane voted to make it unlawful for any provider of regulated social care to act in a manner incompatible with the European Convention on Human Rights.
On 9 Dec 2015:
Mike Kane voted for an assessment of the impact of Government policies on women; to mitigate any disproportionate burden on women and to publish a gender equality strategy.
On 26 May 2016:
Mike Kane voted against repealing the Human Rights Act 1998; for plans to save the steel industry including fast-tracking infrastructure projects requiring large amounts of steel; and for a principle of the Government not borrowing to fund day-to-day spending.
On 14 Dec 2016:
Mike Kane voted to call on the Government to ensure women and protected groups are not disproportionally impacted by tax and benefit changes and against publication of a gender equality strategy to improve the position of women.
On 13 Jun 2018:
Mike Kane voted to largely retain the EU "Charter of Fundamental Rights" as part of UK law following the UK's withdrawal from the European Union.
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