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HEART Christian newspaper | September 19, 2019

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HOW DID THE NEW CABINET VOTE ON KEY MORAL ISSUES?

HOW DID THE NEW CABINET VOTE ON KEY MORAL ISSUES?

Here is a breakdown of how the new Cabinet Ministers have previously voted on key issues as MPs where appropriate.

We are grateful to the Christian Institute for their excellent work recording MPs voting on moral issues which formed the basis for this chart.

NAME OF CABINET MINISTER For 3-parent babies (Feb 2015) : an amendment to the 2008 Human Fertilisation Embryology Act Marriage (same sex couples) Act 2013 For a free speech amendment to the homophobic hatred offence in November 2009 For a free speech amendment to the homophobic hatred’ offence in March 2009 Repeal of blasphemy offences in section 79 of the Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008 Voted for the Lords amendment to the Religious Hatred Bill on Jan 31 2006 Sexual Orientation Regulations (2007) which restrict religious liberty as part of the Equality Act 2006
David Cameron, Prime Minister FOR FOR ABSTAINED OR ABSENT FOR FOR FOR FOR
George Osborne, First Secretary of State and Chancellor of the Exchequer FOR FOR ABSTAINED OR ABSENT FOR FOR FOR FOR
Theresa May, Home Secretary ABSTAINED OR ABSENT FOR ABSTAINED OR ABSENT FOR ABSTAINED OR ABSENT FOR ABSTAINED OR ABSENT
Philip Hammond, Foreign Secretary ABSTAINED OR ABSENT ABSTAINED OR ABSENT ABSTAINED OR ABSENT FOR AGAINST FOR ABSTAINED OR ABSENT
Michael Fallon, Secretary of State for Defence FOR ABSTAINED OR ABSENT ABSTAINED OR ABSENT FOR AGAINST FOR ABSTAINED OR ABSENT
Michael Gove, Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice FOR FOR ABSTAINED OR ABSENT ABSTAINED OR ABSENT ABSTAINED OR ABSENT FOR FOR
Chris Grayling, Lord President of the Council and Leader of the Commons AGAINST FOR ABSTAINED OR ABSENT FOR ABSTAINED OR ABSENT FOR FOR
Nicky Morgan, Secretary of State for Education and Minister for Women & Equalities FOR AGAINST N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Mark Harper, Chief Whip (Parliamentary Sec to the Treasury) FOR FOR FOR FOR ABSTAINED OR ABSENT FOR ABSTAINED OR ABSENT
Baroness Stowell, Leader of the House of Lords and Lord Privy Seal N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Amber Rudd, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change FOR FOR N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Priti Patel MP, Minister of State (Minister for Employment) ABSTAINED OR ABSENT AGAINST N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Robert Halfon, Minister without Portfolio FOR AGAINST N/A N/A N/ N/A N/A
Sajid Javid, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills FOR FOR N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
John Whittingdale, Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport FOR AGAINST FOR FOR FOR FOR AGAINST
Iain Duncan Smith, Secretary of State Work & Pensions ABSTAINED OR ABSENT FOR ABSTAINED OR ABSENT FOR AGAINST FOR AGAINST
Patrick McLoughlin, Secretary of State for Transport ABSTAINED OR ABSENT FOR FOR FOR AGAINST FOR FOR
Liz Truss, Secretary of State for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs FOR FOR N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Anna Soubry, Minister of State (Minister for Small Business) FOR FOR N/A N/A N/A N/A N/AA
Greg Clark, Secretary of State for Communities & Local Government FOR FOR ABSTAINED OR ABSENT ABSTAINED OR ABSENT FOR FOR ABSTAINED OR ABSENT
Justine Greening, Secretary of State for International Development FOR FOR FOR FOR FOR FOR ABSTAINED OR ABSENT
Theresa Villiers, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland FOR FOR ABSTAINED OR ABSENT FOR ABSTAINED OR ABSENT FOR FOR
Jeremy Hunt, Secretary of State for Health FOR FOR ABSTAINED OR ABSENT ABSTAINED OR ABSENT FOR FOR FOR
Stephen Crabb, Secretary of State for Wales FOR AGAINST FOR FOR AGAINST FOR AGAINST
Greg Hands, Chief Secretary to the Treasury FOR FOR FOR FOR FOR FOR AGAINST
Matt Hancock, Minister for Cabinet Office and Paymaster General ABSTAINED OR ABSENT FOR N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
David Mundell, Secretary of State for Scotland ABSTAINED OR ABSENT ABSTAINED OR ABSENT ABSTAINED OR ABSENT FOR FOR FOR ABSTAINED OR ABSENT
Oliver Letwin, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster FOR FOR FOR FOR ABSTAINED OR ABSENT FOR FOR
Jeremy Wright,

Attorney General

AGAINST AGAINST FOR FOR ABSTAINED OR ABSENT FOR ABSTAINED OR ABSENT
Baroness Anelay, Minister of State at Foreign & Commonwealth Office N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

 

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