Sarah Wollaston

Cyn Democratiaid Rhyddfrydol MP ar gyfer Totnes

@sarahwollaston https://facebook.com/drsarahwollaston

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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Sarah Wollaston generally voted for laws to promote equality and human rights

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Major votes

  • On 18 Gor 2019: Sarah Wollaston wedi pleidleisio to legalise abortion in certain circumstances in Northern Ireland as soon as the act comes into force, to enable two persons who are not of the same sex to be eligible to form a civil partnership in Northern Ireland and make a wide variety of other amendments to the Bill. Show vote
  • On 9 Gor 2019: Sarah Wollaston wedi pleidleisio to permit same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland. Show vote
  • On 13 Meh 2018: Sarah Wollaston 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: Sarah Wollaston 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: Sarah Wollaston 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: Sarah Wollaston wedi pleidleisio to make it illegal to discriminate on the basis of caste Show vote
  • On 4 Rha 2012: Sarah Wollaston wedi pleidleisio to repeal the Human Rights Act 1998 Show vote
  • On 13 Gor 2011: Sarah Wollaston wedi pleidleisio to apply laws against work related discrimination to mariners. Show vote

Minor votes

  • On 14 Rha 2016: Sarah Wollaston wedi pleidleisio against calling on the Government to ensure women and protected groups are not disproportionally impacted by tax and benefit changes and against publication of a gender equality strategy to improve the position of women. Show vote
  • On 26 Mai 2016: Sarah Wollaston 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: Sarah Wollaston 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: Sarah Wollaston 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: Sarah Wollaston 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: Sarah Wollaston wedi pleidleisio to require specified public bodies to publish objectives in relation to their duties to promote equality. Show vote

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