How Kit Malthouse voted – the values of the new Education Secretary

What sort of education do we want for our children and young people? What values should it be based on? Now see how they compare with those of the new Education Secretary
Here’s a selection of his voting record in Parliament from TheyWorkFor

Consistently voted for academy schools

Welfare and Benefits
Consistently voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits
Almost always voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability

Home Affairs
Almost always voted for stronger enforcement of immigration rules
Consistently voted for a stricter asylum system

Business and the Economy
Almost always voted for reducing the rate of corporation tax

Taxation and Employment
Consistently voted for reducing capital gains tax
Consistently voted for more restrictive regulation of trade union activity
Consistently voted against higher taxes on banks

Generally voted against greater public control of bus services
Consistently voted against a publicly owned railway system

Social Issues
Generally voted against laws to promote equality and human rights

Environmental Issues
Consistently voted for new high speed rail infrastructure
Consistently voted against measures to prevent climate change

Constitutional Reform
Generally voted against more powers for local councils
Generally voted for reducing central government funding of local government
Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs
Almost always voted against transferring more powers to the Senedd/Welsh Parliament
Almost always voted against transferring more powers to the Scottish Parliament


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