Chris Williamson

Cyn Annibynnol MP ar gyfer Derby North

@derbychrisw https://facebook.com/chriswilliamsonmp

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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Chris Williamson almost always voted for laws to promote equality and human rights

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Major votes

  • On 18 Gor 2019: Chris Williamson 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: Chris Williamson wedi pleidleisio to permit same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland. Show vote
  • On 13 Meh 2018: Chris Williamson wedi pleidleisio to largely retain 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: Chris Williamson wedi pleidleisio against only allowing human rights grounds to be used to prevent a foreign criminal being deported in cases where there would be a breach of the right to life, or right not to be tortured; and against adding a new exemption to deportation for cases where harm to the criminal's children outweighs the public interest in removal. Show vote
  • On 16 Ebr 2013: Chris Williamson wedi pleidleisio in favour of the Commission for Equality and Human Rights having a duty to support the development of a society where people's ability to achieve their potential is not limited by prejudice or discrimination and there is respect for human rights. Show vote
  • On 16 Ebr 2013: Chris Williamson wedi pleidleisio to make it illegal to discriminate on the basis of caste Show vote
  • On 4 Rha 2012: Chris Williamson wedi pleidleisio against repealing the Human Rights Act 1998 Show vote
  • On 13 Gor 2011: Chris Williamson wedi pleidleisio against applying laws against work related discrimination to mariners. Show vote

Minor votes

  • On 10 Maw 2014: Chris Williamson wedi pleidleisio to make 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: Chris Williamson wedi pleidleisio against requiring specified public bodies to publish objectives in relation to their duties to promote equality. Show vote

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