Philip Hollobone

Ceidwadwyr MP ar gyfer Kettering

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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Philip Hollobone 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 8 Mai 2018: Philip Hollobone wedi pleidleisio not to give local councils the freedom to decide if benefits to cover housing costs should be reduced in respect of excess bedrooms in cases of new local council secure tenancies offered to victims of domestic abuse. Show vote
  • On 17 Rha 2014: Philip Hollobone wedi pleidleisio in favour of housing benefit penalties for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms. Show vote
  • On 17 Rha 2014: Philip Hollobone wedi pleidleisio in favour of housing benefit penalties for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms. Show vote
  • On 26 Tach 2014: Philip Hollobone 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: Philip Hollobone wedi pleidleisio against an exception from the excess bedroom benefit penalty for people who require an extra bedroom due to their need for care. Show vote
  • On 5 Med 2014: Philip Hollobone wedi pleidleisio against exemptions to the benefit penalty applied to social housing tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms and against requiring a report on affordable housing. Show vote
  • On 26 Chw 2014: Philip Hollobone 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: Philip Hollobone wedi pleidleisio against publishing the results of research into food banks; against freezing energy prices; against a water affordability scheme; against measures to end abuses of zero hours contract; against incentives for those paying the living wage and against abolishing the under-occupancy penalty for social housing tenants. Show vote
  • On 12 Tach 2013: Philip Hollobone wedi pleidleisio in favour of reducing housing benefit for those deemed to have excess bedrooms. Show vote
  • On 12 Tach 2013: Philip Hollobone wedi pleidleisio for a reduction in housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms. Show vote
  • On 27 Chw 2013: Philip Hollobone wedi pleidleisio in favour of a housing benefit under-occupancy penalty. Show vote
  • On 1 Chw 2012: Philip Hollobone wedi pleidleisio not to require the housing cost element of universal credit be sufficient to cover the actual cost of housing for social tenants in cases where no offer of alternative accommodation has been made and the household has no more than one spare bedroom. Show vote

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