Anna Turley

Former Labour/Co-operative MP for Redcar

@annaturley https://facebook.com/Anna4Redcar

Spending on Welfare Benefits

There have been votes in Parliament on the level of spending on welfare benefits. Specific matters voted on include a cap on the overall amount the state spends on welfare each year, the rate of increase of various benefits, and the operation of specific benefits.

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Anna Turley consistently voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits

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Major votes

Minor votes

  • On 16 Nov 2016: Anna Turley voted against reductions to the work allowance element of universal credit and reductions to employment and support allowance and in favour of analysing how changes impact those in different incomes. Show vote
  • On 20 Jul 2016: Anna Turley voted not to cut housing benefit for recipients in supported housing. Show vote
  • On 20 Jul 2016: Anna Turley voted against reducing public borrowing and against capping welfare spending. Show vote
  • On 8 Jun 2016: Anna Turley voted against reductions in benefits for disabled and ill claimants required to participate in activities intended to increase their chances of obtaining work. Show vote
  • On 26 May 2016: Anna Turley 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. Show vote
  • On 27 Jan 2016: Anna Turley voted against planned housing benefit cuts applying to those in supported housing. Show vote
  • On 6 Jan 2016: Anna Turley voted against cutting universal credit benefits for many people in paid work Show vote
  • On 18 Nov 2015: Anna Turley voted against proposed cuts to tax credits and for investment aimed at growing a productive economy focused on science, technology and green jobs. Show vote
  • On 27 Oct 2015: Anna Turley voted for a transitional scheme to protect those currently receiving tax credits as reductions in the amounts paid are brought in. Show vote
  • On 20 Oct 2015: Anna Turley voted against an impending reduction in the amount people are paid in tax credits. Show vote
  • On 14 Oct 2015: Anna Turley voted against reducing public borrowing and against capping welfare spending. Show vote
  • On 4 Jun 2015: Anna Turley was absent for a vote on Queen's Speech — Spending Cuts, Welfare Changes and Trident Show vote

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