Heidi Allen

Former Independent MP for South Cambridgeshire

@heidiallen75

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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Heidi Allen generally voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

Major votes

Scoring Agreements

Agreements are when Parliament takes a decision without holding a vote.

This does not necessarily mean universal approval, but does mean there were no (or few) objections made to the decision being made.

No scoring agreements are part of this policy while this member was elected.

Minor votes

  • On 20 Jul 2016: Heidi Allen voted for reducing public borrowing and for capping welfare spending. Show vote
  • On 27 Jan 2016: Heidi Allen voted n favour of planned housing benefit cuts applying to those in supported housing. Show vote
  • On 27 Oct 2015: Heidi Allen voted against a transitional scheme to protect those currently receiving tax credits as reductions in the amounts paid are brought in. Show vote
  • On 14 Oct 2015: Heidi Allen voted for reducing public borrowing and in favour of capping welfare spending. Show vote

Informative Agreements

Agreements are when Parliament takes a decision without holding a vote.

This does not necessarily mean universal approval, but does mean there were no (or few) objections made to the decision being made.

No informative agreements are part of this policy while this member was elected.

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