Antoinette Sandbach

Former Independent MP for Eddisbury

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Benefits for Those Unemployed Due to Illness or Disability

The amount of welfare benefits paid to those unemployed due to disability or illness has been the subject of a number of votes in Parliament.

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Antoinette Sandbach consistently voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability

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Major votes

  • On 2 Mar 2016: Antoinette Sandbach voted against making the removal of the work-related activity component from employment and support allowance conditional on an impact assessment and against requiring Parliament to approve details of implementing the change. Show vote
  • On 2 Mar 2016: Antoinette Sandbach voted against making the removal of the limited capability for work element of universal credit conditional on an impact assessment and against requiring Parliament to approve details of implementing the change. Show vote
  • On 27 Oct 2015: Antoinette Sandbach voted to remove the "work-related activity component" from the Employment and Support Allowance. Show vote
  • On 27 Oct 2015: Antoinette Sandbach voted to remove the "limited capability for work" element of Universal Credit. Show vote
  • On 27 Oct 2015: Antoinette Sandbach voted to reduce the household benefit cap, to freeze the rate of many working-age benefits, to reduce social rents in England and for other changes to the benefits system. Show vote
  • On 20 Jul 2015: Antoinette Sandbach voted to reduce the household benefit cap, to freeze the rate of many working-age benefits, to reduce social rents in England and for other changes to the benefits system. Show vote

Minor votes

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