Harry Harpham

Former Labour MP for Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough

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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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Harry Harpham almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability

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.

All votes about paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability:

  • On 2 Mar 2016: Harry Harpham was absent for a vote on Welfare Reform and Work Bill — Removal of Work Related Activity Component from Employment and Support Allowance — Impact Assessment and Parliamentary Approval of Implementation Show vote
  • On 2 Mar 2016: Harry Harpham was absent for a vote on Welfare Reform and Work Bill — Removal of Limited Capability for Work Component from Universal Credit — Impact Assessment and Parliamentary Approval of Implementation Show vote
  • On 27 Oct 2015: Harry Harpham voted to retain the "work-related activity component" in the Employment and Support Allowance. Show vote
  • On 27 Oct 2015: Harry Harpham voted to retain the "limited capability for work" element of Universal Credit. Show vote
  • On 27 Oct 2015: Harry Harpham voted against reducing the household benefit cap, against freezing the rate of many working-age benefits, against reducing social rents in England and against other changes to the benefits system. Show vote
  • On 20 Jul 2015: Harry Harpham was absent for a vote on Welfare Reform and Work Bill — Second Reading Show vote

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