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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Philippa Whitford generally voted for laws to promote equality and human rights
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On 9 Dec 2015:
Philippa Whitford 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:
Philippa Whitford was absent for a vote on Queen's Speech — Human Rights — Steel Industry — Budget Setting Principle
On 14 Dec 2016:
Philippa Whitford 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:
Philippa Whitford 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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