Too often people tell me politicians are all the same.
One week in December really brought home to me how that’s not a true and what a difference I could make to people’s lives.
On Monday 15 December 2014 I’d have voted to protect firefighters pensions. The current MP voted against http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201415/cmhansrd/cm141215/debtext/141215-
On Tuesday 16 December 2014 I’d have voted to make it harder to avoid paying women equally to men. The current MP didn’t show http://www.graziadaily.co.uk/2014/12/did-your-mp-vote-for-equal-pay#.VJGpkyZQLA … …
On Wednesday 17 December 2014 I’d have voted to abolish the bedroom tax. The current MP voted to keep it http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/bedroom-tax-your-mp-vote-4830243 …
I’d also have voted to dependency on food banks. The current MP voted not to. http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201415/cmhansrd/cm141217/debtext/141217-
This adds to his vote earlier in 2014 not to ban smoking in cars with children unlike so many MPs of all parties.