Lord Davies of Gower

Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

Conservative Peer

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Spending on Welfare Benefits

There have been votes in Parliament on the level of spending on welfare benefits. Specific matters voted on include a cap on the overall amount the state spends on welfare each year, the rate of increase of various benefits, and the operation of specific benefits.

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Lord Davies of Gower consistently voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits

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Major votes

Minor votes

  • On 16 Nov 2016: Lord Davies of Gower was absent for a vote on Universal Credit and Employment and Support Allowance — Analysis of Impact of Changes on Those with Different Incomes Show vote
  • On 20 Jul 2016: Lord Davies of Gower voted for cuts in housing benefit for recipients in supported housing. Show vote
  • On 20 Jul 2016: Lord Davies of Gower voted for reducing public borrowing and for capping welfare spending. Show vote
  • On 8 Jun 2016: Lord Davies of Gower voted for reductions in benefits for disabled and ill claimants required to participate in activities intended to increase their chances of obtaining work. Show vote
  • On 26 May 2016: Lord Davies of Gower was absent for a vote on Queen's Speech — Human Rights — Steel Industry — Budget Setting Principle Show vote
  • On 27 Jan 2016: Lord Davies of Gower voted n favour of planned housing benefit cuts applying to those in supported housing. Show vote
  • On 6 Jan 2016: Lord Davies of Gower voted in favour of cutting universal credit benefits for many people in paid work Show vote
  • On 18 Nov 2015: Lord Davies of Gower voted for proposed cuts to tax credits and against investment aimed at growing a productive economy focused on science, technology and green jobs. Show vote
  • On 27 Oct 2015: Lord Davies of Gower voted against a transitional scheme to protect those currently receiving tax credits as reductions in the amounts paid are brought in. Show vote
  • On 20 Oct 2015: Lord Davies of Gower voted in favour of an impending reduction in the amount people are paid in tax credits. Show vote
  • On 14 Oct 2015: Lord Davies of Gower voted for reducing public borrowing and in favour of capping welfare spending. Show vote
  • On 4 Jun 2015: Lord Davies of Gower voted in favour of proposed spending cuts and changes to the welfare system and in favour of spending on new nuclear weapons. Show vote

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