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Voting record: Jeremy Hunt

Jeremy Hunt’s voting record

  • Almost always voted for equal gay rightsShow votes
  • Generally voted for smoking bansShow votes
  • Consistently voted for allowing marriage between two people of same sexShow votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against laws to promote equality and human rightsShow votes
  • Consistently voted against allowing terminally ill people to be given assistance to end their lifeShow votes

How Jeremy Hunt voted on Foreign Policy and Defence #

  • Consistently voted for use of UK military forces in combat operations overseasShow votes
  • Consistently voted for an investigation into the Iraq warShow votes
  • Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemShow votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integrationShow votes
  • Generally voted for a referendum on the UK’s membership of the EUShow votes
  • Generally voted against strengthening the Military CovenantShow votes

How Jeremy Hunt voted on Welfare and Benefits #

  • Generally voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the “bedroom tax”)Show votes
  • Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesShow votes
  • Consistently voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityShow votes
  • Almost always voted for making local councils responsible for helping those in financial needafford their council tax and reducing the amount spent on such supportShow votes
  • Consistently voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsShow votes
  • Generally voted against spending public money to create guaranteed jobs for young peoplewho have spent a long time unemployedShow votes

How Jeremy Hunt voted on Taxation and Employment #

  • Almost always voted for raising the threshold at which people start to pay income taxShow votes
  • Generally voted for increasing the rate of VATShow votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against higher taxes on alcoholic drinksShow votes
  • Generally voted for higher taxes on plane ticketsShow votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against lower taxes on fuel for motor vehiclesShow votes
  • Generally voted against increasing the tax rate applied to income over £150,000Show votes
  • Generally voted for encouraging occupational pensionsShow votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against automatic enrolment in occupational pensionsShow votes
  • Generally voted against a banker’s bonus taxShow votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against higher taxes on banksShow votes
  • Almost always voted against an annual tax on the value of expensive homes (popularly known as a mansion tax)Show votes
  • Generally voted for allowing employees to exchange some employment rights for shares in the company they work forShow votes
  • Consistently voted for more restrictive regulation of trade union activityShow votes

How Jeremy Hunt voted on Business and the Economy #

  • Generally voted for reducing the rate of corporation taxShow votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against measures to reduce tax avoidanceShow votes
  • Generally voted for stronger tax incentives for companies to invest in assetsShow votes

How Jeremy Hunt voted on Health #

  • Almost always voted against restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHSShow votes
  • Almost always voted for reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patientsShow votes
  • Generally voted for smoking bansShow votes
  • Consistently voted against allowing terminally ill people to be given assistance to end their lifeShow votes

How Jeremy Hunt voted on Education #

  • Almost always voted for greater autonomy for schoolsShow votes
  • Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearShow votes
  • Generally voted for academy schoolsShow votes
  • Consistently voted for ending financial support for some 16-19 year olds in training and further educationShow votes
  • Consistently voted for university tuition feesShow votes

How Jeremy Hunt voted on Constitutional Reform #

  • Generally voted for reducing central government funding of local governmentShow votes
  • Consistently voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyShow votes
  • Almost always voted for fewer MPs in the House of CommonsShow votes
  • Has never voted on a transparent Parliament
  • Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPsShow votes
  • Generally voted for a wholly elected House of LordsShow votes
  • Almost always voted for local councils keeping money raised from taxes on business premises in their areasShow votes
  • Consistently voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during electionsShow votes
  • Generally voted for fixed periods between parliamentary electionsShow votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against removing hereditary peers from the House of LordsShow votes
  • Generally voted against transferring more powers to the Welsh AssemblyShow votes
  • Generally voted against transferring more powers to the Scottish ParliamentShow votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against more powers for local councilsShow votes
  • Consistently voted for a veto for MPs from England, Wales and Northern Ireland over laws specifically impacting their part of the UKShow votes

How Jeremy Hunt voted on Home Affairs #

  • Generally voted for a stricter asylum systemShow votes
  • Consistently voted against allowing ministers to intervene in inquestsShow votes
  • Consistently voted against introducing ID cardsShow votes
  • Almost always voted for the introduction of elected Police and Crime CommissionersShow votes
  • Almost always voted for requiring the mass retention of information about communicationsShow votes
  • Almost always voted for stronger enforcement of immigration rulesShow votes

How Jeremy Hunt voted on Environmental Issues #

  • Generally voted against measures to prevent climate changeShow votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against lower taxes on fuel for motor vehiclesShow votes
  • Has never voted on selling England’s state owned forests
  • Generally voted for higher taxes on plane ticketsShow votes
  • Generally voted for financial incentives for low carbon emission electricity generationmethodsShow votes
  • Generally voted for culling badgers to tackle bovine tuberculosisShow votes
  • Generally voted for greater regulation of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) to extract shale gasShow votes

How Jeremy Hunt voted on Miscellaneous Topics #

  • Voted a mixture of for and against greater regulation of gamblingShow votes
  • Almost always voted against slowing the rise in rail faresShow votes
  • Generally voted for capping civil service redundancy paymentsShow votes
  • Generally voted against Labour’s anti-terrorism lawsShow votes
  • Generally voted for the privatisation of Royal MailShow votes
  • Generally voted against requiring pub companies to offer pub landlords rent-only leasesShow votes
  • Generally voted for restricting the scope of legal aidShow votes
  • Generally voted for allowing national security sensitive evidence to be put before courts in secret sessionsShow votes
  • Generally voted for a statutory register of lobbyistsShow votes
  • Generally voted for limits on success fees paid to lawyers in no-win no fee casesShow votes
  • Generally voted against restrictions on fees charged to tenants by letting agentsShow votes
  • Generally voted for the policies included in the 2010 Conservative – Liberal Democrat Coalition Agreement

 

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