What Do We Know About ROBERT GOODWILL MP? (Part One)
With the so-called ‘snap’ general election three weeks away, and with a significant Conservatives lead in the polls, Robert GOODWILL, the incumbent MP for Scarborough & Whitby, is looking assured of re-election.
What will that mean for the people of the Scarborough & Whitby parliamentary constituency in terms of their democratic representation?
What do you know about Robert GOODWILL?
Enquirer readers may know a good deal more than the wider public, including:
- Famously (or, rather, infamously), and unrepentantly, he fiddled his travel expenses when he was a Member of the European Parliament back in 2002.
- The Enquirer’s Tim THORNE exposed his mortgage-claim fiddle on his flat in London.
- I exposed his departure from Tory ‘family values’ when he stored his porn collection on the family computer.
- The Enquirer’s Tim THORNE exposed his contradictory commitments on Brexit – FOR and AGAINST.
But what about Robert GOODWILL’s performance in the House of Commons?
What do you know about Robert GOODWILL’s values and priorities – or his voting history in the House? The way he delivers his representation of the views of his constituents?
Here, in Part One, I draw readers’ attention to the proposals that Robert GOODWILL has demonstrated himself to be consistently AGAINST.
In Part Two, I will highlight the proposals that Robert GOODWILL has voted consistently FOR.
Hopefully, this may assist.
[Data source – TheyWorkForYou.com]
On WELFARE/BENEFITS, Robert GOODWILL MP [Con.]:
- Consistently voted AGAINST raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices:
- Consistently voted AGAINST paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability:
- Almost always voted AGAINST spending public money to create guaranteed jobs for young people who have spent a long time unemployed:
On TAXATION/EMPLOYMENT, Robert GOODWILL MP [Con.]:
- Consistently voted AGAINST increasing the tax rate applied to income over £150,000:
- Almost always voted AGAINST a banker’s bonus tax
On HEALTH, Robert GOODWILL MP [Con.]:
- Almost always voted AGAINST restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHS:
On DEVOLUTION, Robert GOODWILL MP [Con.]:
- Almost always voted AGAINST transferring more powers to the Welsh Assembly:
- Consistently voted AGAINST transferring more powers to the Scottish Parliament:
On TRANSPORT, Robert GOODWILL MP [Con.]:
- Consistently voted AGAINST slowing the rise in rail fares:
On MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS, Robert GOODWILL MP [Con.]:
- Generally voted AGAINST Labour’s anti-terrorism laws: