Gill Furniss

Shadow Minister (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (Steel, Postal Affairs and Consumer Protection)

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Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough Labour

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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Gill Furniss consistently 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 8 Jun 2016: Gill Furniss voted against reductions in benefits for disabled and ill claimants who are deemed capable of work. Show vote
  • On 20 Jul 2016: Gill Furniss voted not to cut housing benefit for recipients in supported housing. Show vote

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