Jeremy Hunt

The Chancellor of the Exchequer

Ceidwadwyr MP ar gyfer South West Surrey

@Jeremy_Hunt https://facebook.com/jeremyhuntsws

Equality and Human Rights

There have been votes in Parliament on the subject of where prejudice or discrimination should be made illegal and where exceptions should be made to permit otherwise illegal discrimination. MPs have also voted on the degree to which "human rights" are protected.

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Jeremy Hunt generally voted against laws to promote equality and human rights

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Major votes

  • On 7 Rha 2021: Jeremy Hunt was absent for a vote on Nationality and Borders Bill — Schedule 6 — Maritime Enforcement — Use of Powers to Endanger Life at Sea Show vote
  • On 19 Mai 2021: Jeremy Hunt wedi pleidleisio against bringing Government policy in-line with human rights where the courts have found policy incompatible with human rights. Show vote
  • On 18 Gor 2019: Jeremy Hunt was absent for a vote on Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill — Lords Amendments — Abortion — Marriage and Civil Partnerships — Transparency etc. Show vote
  • On 9 Gor 2019: Jeremy Hunt was absent for a vote on Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill — New Clause 1 — Marriage of Same-Sex Couples Show vote
  • On 13 Meh 2018: Jeremy Hunt wedi pleidleisio against largely retaining the EU "Charter of Fundamental Rights" as part of UK law following the UK's withdrawal from the European Union. Show vote
  • On 30 Ion 2014: Jeremy Hunt was absent for a vote on Immigration Bill — New Clause 15 — Exemptions to Automatic Deportation of Criminals on Human Rights Grounds Show vote
  • On 16 Ebr 2013: Jeremy Hunt was absent for a vote on Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill — Clause 56 — Commission for Equality and Human Rights Show vote
  • On 16 Ebr 2013: Jeremy Hunt was absent for a vote on Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill — Discrimination on the Basis of Caste Show vote
  • On 4 Rha 2012: Jeremy Hunt was absent for a vote on Human Rights Act 1998 Repeal Bill Show vote
  • On 13 Gor 2011: Jeremy Hunt was absent for a vote on Equality Act 2010 (Work on Ships and Hovercraft) Regulations 2011 — Application of Discrimination Laws to Mariners Show vote
  • On 2 Rha 2009: Jeremy Hunt was absent for a vote on Equality Bill — New Clause 3 — Mandatory pay audits Show vote
  • On 2 Rha 2009: Jeremy Hunt was absent for a vote on Equality Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 11 Mai 2009: Jeremy Hunt was absent for a vote on Equality Bill — Decline Second Reading Show vote

Minor votes

  • On 20 Ebr 2022: Jeremy Hunt wedi pleidleisio not to explicitly require that no refugees will be returned to a country where they face serious threats to their life or freedom as a result of the operation of new asylum laws. Show vote
  • On 20 Ebr 2022: Jeremy Hunt wedi pleidleisio not to explicitly require that no refugees will be returned to a country where they face serious threats to their life or freedom, or have their family unity impacted, as a result treating refugees who have not "come to the United Kingdom directly from a country or territory where their life or freedom was threatened" and "presented themselves without delay to the authorities" differently from those who have. Show vote
  • On 22 Maw 2022: Jeremy Hunt wedi pleidleisio not to explicitly require that no refugees will be returned to a country where they face serious threats to their life or freedom as a result of the operation of new asylum laws. Show vote
  • On 7 Meh 2021: Jeremy Hunt wedi pleidleisio not to explicitly prohibit Advanced Research and Invention Agency resources from being used in any way that would contravene human rights. Show vote
  • On 14 Rha 2016: Jeremy Hunt was absent for a vote on Impact of Tax and Benefit Changes on Women and Protected Groups — Gender Equality Strategy to Improve the Position of Women Show vote
  • On 26 Mai 2016: Jeremy Hunt wedi pleidleisio in favour of repealing the Human Rights Act 1998; against plans to save the steel industry including fast-tracking infrastructure projects requiring large amounts of steel; and against a principle of the Government not borrowing to fund day-to-day spending. Show vote
  • On 9 Rha 2015: Jeremy Hunt wedi pleidleisio against carrying out an assessment of the impact of Government policies on women; against mitigating any disproportionate burden on women and against publishing a gender equality strategy. Show vote
  • On 1 Gor 2015: Jeremy Hunt wedi pleidleisio against requiring an annual report from the Equalities and Human Rights Commission analysing information on the gender pay gap and making recommendations to close it. Show vote
  • On 10 Maw 2014: Jeremy Hunt wedi pleidleisio against making it unlawful for any provider of regulated social care to act in a manner incompatible with the European Convention on Human Rights. Show vote
  • On 13 Gor 2011: Jeremy Hunt was absent for a vote on Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties) Regulations 2011 — Publication of Equality Objectives by Specified Public Bodies Show vote

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