Peter Tapsell

Cyn Ceidwadwyr MP ar gyfer Louth and Horncastle

Housing Benefit Reduction For Those Deemed to have Excess Bedrooms

There have been votes in Parliament on the introduction, and operation of, a policy to restrict housing benefit for those in social housing deemed to have excess bedrooms. This policy has been called the "Bedroom Tax" by Labour and some commentators .

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Peter Tapsell consistently voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")

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Major votes

Minor votes

  • On 17 Rha 2014: Peter Tapsell was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Housing Benefit Penalties for Social Tenants Deemed to Have Excess Bedrooms Show vote
  • On 17 Rha 2014: Peter Tapsell was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Housing Benefit Penalties for Social Tenants Deemed to Have Excess Bedrooms Show vote
  • On 26 Tach 2014: Peter Tapsell wedi pleidleisio to keep the penalty for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms; against freezing energy bills; and against measures to increase pay rates in Wales. Show vote
  • On 14 Hyd 2014: Peter Tapsell was absent for a vote on Carers Bedroom Entitlement (Social Housing Sector) Bill Show vote
  • On 5 Med 2014: Peter Tapsell was absent for a vote on Affordable Homes Bill — Second Reading — Housing Benefit Penalty for Those Deemed to Have Excess Bedrooms — Exemptions Show vote
  • On 26 Chw 2014: Peter Tapsell wedi pleidleisio to remove an exemption from housing benefit penalties due to being deemed to have excess bedrooms which applied to those who've continuously received the benefit in the same property since before 1 January 1996. Show vote
  • On 18 Rha 2013: Peter Tapsell was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Food Banks — Economic Policies Show vote
  • On 12 Tach 2013: Peter Tapsell wedi pleidleisio in favour of reducing housing benefit for those deemed to have excess bedrooms. Show vote
  • On 12 Tach 2013: Peter Tapsell wedi pleidleisio for a reduction in housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms. Show vote
  • On 27 Chw 2013: Peter Tapsell wedi pleidleisio in favour of a housing benefit under-occupancy penalty. Show vote
  • On 1 Chw 2012: Peter Tapsell was absent for a vote on Welfare Reform Bill — Clause 11 — Housing costs Show vote

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