Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford

Conservative Peer

@nicolablackwood

Welfare Benefit Levels

Welfare benefits are payments, including tax credits, which the Government makes to those on who are on low incomes or who meet certain criteria. There have been votes in Parliament on the level of these payments and if they should increase at least in line with prices.

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Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices

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Major votes

  • On 21 Jan 2013: Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford voted to set the rate of increase of certain benefits, payments and tax credits at 1% rather than in line with prices at 2.2% for 2014 and 2015 Show vote
  • On 21 Jan 2013: Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford voted to cap any increase in specified benefits payments and tax credits at 1% rather allow them to be increased by 2.2% in line with prices. Show vote
  • On 21 Jan 2013: Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford voted to cap any increase in specified benefits payments and tax credits at 1% rather than allow them to increase by 2.2% in line with prices. Show vote
  • On 8 Jan 2013: Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford voted in favour of capping any increase in working age benefits and tax credits at 1% rather than potentially allowing them to rise by 2.2% in line with prices. Show vote
  • On 8 Jan 2013: Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford voted to cap any increase discretionary working age benefits and tax credits at 1% in 2014-15 and 2015-16 Show vote

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