Lord Lansley

Former MP

Conservative

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.

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Lord Lansley generally voted against laws to promote equality and human rights

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 laws to promote equality and human rights:

  • On 13 Jul 2011: Lord Lansley was absent for a vote on Equality Act 2010 (Work on Ships and Hovercraft) Regulations 2011 — Application of Discrimination Laws to Mariners Show vote
  • On 13 Jul 2011: Lord Lansley was absent for a vote on Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties) Regulations 2011 — Publication of Equality Objectives by Specified Public Bodies Show vote
  • On 4 Dec 2012: Lord Lansley was absent for a vote on Human Rights Act 1998 Repeal Bill Show vote
  • On 16 Apr 2013: Lord Lansley voted to remove the duty on the Commission for Equality and Human Rights to work to support the development of a society where people's ability to achieve their potential is not limited by prejudice or discrimination and there is respect for human rights. Show vote
  • On 16 Apr 2013: Lord Lansley voted against making it illegal to discriminate on the basis of caste Show vote
  • On 30 Jan 2014: Lord Lansley was absent for a vote on Immigration Bill — New Clause 15 — Exemptions to Automatic Deportation of Criminals on Human Rights Grounds Show vote
  • On 10 Mar 2014: Lord Lansley voted against making it unlawful for any provider of regulated social care to act in a manner incompatible with the European Convention on Human Rights. Show vote

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