Alex Salmond

Cyn Scottish National Party MP ar gyfer Gordon

@AlexSalmond https://facebook.com/AlexSalmond

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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Alex Salmond almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits

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Major votes

Minor votes

  • On 16 Tach 2016: Alex Salmond 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 Gor 2016: Alex Salmond was absent for a vote on Housing Benefit Cuts — Supported Housing Show vote
  • On 20 Gor 2016: Alex Salmond wedi pleidleisio against reducing public borrowing and against capping welfare spending. Show vote
  • On 8 Meh 2016: Alex Salmond wedi pleidleisio against 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 Mai 2016: Alex Salmond was absent for a vote on Queen's Speech — Human Rights — Steel Industry — Budget Setting Principle Show vote
  • On 27 Ion 2016: Alex Salmond was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Application of Housing Benefit Cuts to Supported Housing Show vote
  • On 6 Ion 2016: Alex Salmond was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Universal Credit Work Allowance — Decision to Cut Show vote
  • On 18 Tach 2015: Alex Salmond wedi pleidleisio against proposed cuts to tax credits and for investment aimed at growing a productive economy focused on science, technology and green jobs. Show vote
  • On 27 Hyd 2015: Alex Salmond wedi pleidleisio for a transitional scheme to protect those currently receiving tax credits as reductions in the amounts paid are brought in. Show vote
  • On 20 Hyd 2015: Alex Salmond wedi pleidleisio against an impending reduction in the amount people are paid in tax credits. Show vote
  • On 14 Hyd 2015: Alex Salmond wedi pleidleisio against reducing public borrowing and against capping welfare spending. Show vote
  • On 4 Meh 2015: Alex Salmond wedi pleidleisio against proposed spending cuts and changes to the welfare system and against spending on new nuclear weapons. Show vote

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