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)
Owen Thompson generally voted for laws to promote equality and human rights
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On 14 Dec 2016:
Owen Thompson 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 26 May 2016:
Owen Thompson was absent for a vote on Queen's Speech — Human Rights — Steel Industry — Budget Setting Principle
On 9 Dec 2015:
Owen Thompson 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 1 Jul 2015:
Owen Thompson 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.
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