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.
Amy Schubert (blitheimages)
Wera Hobhouse consistently voted for laws to promote equality and human rights
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On 18 Jul 2019:
Wera Hobhouse voted to legalise abortion in certain circumstances in Northern Ireland as soon as the act comes into force, to enable two persons who are not of the same sex to be eligible to form a civil partnership in Northern Ireland and make a wide variety of other amendments to the Bill.
On 9 Jul 2019:
Wera Hobhouse voted to permit same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland.
On 13 Jun 2018:
Wera Hobhouse voted to largely retain the EU "Charter of Fundamental Rights" as part of UK law following the UK's withdrawal from the European Union.