Voting Record — Richard Harrington MP, Watford (24954)

Richard Harrington is currently The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions,

Note: our records only go back to 1997 for the Commons and 2001 for the Lords (more details).

FromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
8 May 2015 still in office Con 0 votes out of 269, 0.0% 269 votes out of 341, 78.9% 0 times
6 May 2010 30 Mar 2015 Con 11 votes out of 936, 1.2% 936 votes out of 1239, 75.5% 0 times

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Interesting Votes

Votes in parliament for which this MP's vote differed from the majority vote of their party (Rebel), or in which this MP was a teller (Teller), or both (Rebel Teller).

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HouseDateSubjectRichard HarringtonCon VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller
17 Jul 2016Became The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions,
17 Jul 2016Stopped being Parliamentary Under Secretary for Home Office (Jointly with Department for Communities and Local Gov,
17 Jul 2016Stopped being Parliamentary Under Secretary for Department for International Development (Jointly with Home Office,
17 Jul 2016Stopped being Parliamentary Under Secretary for Department for Communities and Local Government (Jointly with Home,
14 Sep 2015Became Parliamentary Under Secretary for Home Office (Jointly with Department for Communities and Local Gov,
14 Sep 2015Became Parliamentary Under Secretary for Department for International Development (Jointly with Home Office,
14 Sep 2015Became Parliamentary Under Secretary for Department for Communities and Local Government (Jointly with Home,
HouseDateSubjectRichard HarringtonCon VoteRôle
Commons11 Mar 2015Standardised Packaging of Tobacco Products Regulations 2015 minorityaye Rebel
Commons23 Feb 2015Serious Crime Bill — New Clause 1 — Making Clear Abortion on the Basis of Gender is Illegal Majorityaye Rebel
Commons27 Oct 2014Recall of MPs Bill — Process for Prompting a New Election for a Constituency's MP minorityno Rebel
Commons21 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — Third Reading Majorityno Rebel
Commons5 Feb 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — Second Reading Majorityno Rebel
5 Nov 2012Stopped being Member, International Development Committee
Commons11 Jul 2012Sitting Times of the House of Commons on Tuesdays Majorityno Rebel
Commons11 Jul 2012House of Commons Sitting Start Time on Tuesdays Majorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Jul 2012House of Lords Reform Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons24 Apr 2012Labelling of Halal and Kosher Meat Majorityaye Rebel
Commons30 Nov 2011Regulation of Hairdressers — Fines for Hairdressing Commercially Without a Licence minorityno Rebel
Commons13 Oct 2010London Local Authorities Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
12 Jul 2010Became Member, International Development Committee

Policy Comparisons

This chart shows the percentage agreement between this MP and each of the policies in the database, according to their voting record.

100% Academy Schools - for
8% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
72% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
50% Assisted Dying
77% Asylum System - More strict
75% Balance the Budget Without Borrowing
20% Bankers' Bonus Tax
100% Business and community control of schools: For
80% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
100% Closed Material Proceedure
88% Coalition Programme for Government - For
75% Cull Badgers
100% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
80% Employee Shareholder Status
100% Encourage and incentivise saving
100% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
35% Energy Prices - More Affordable
100% English Votes on English Laws etc.
100% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
60% European Union - For
76% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
97% Extend Right to Buy to Housing Associations
83% Fixed Term Parliaments
75% For the UK to Remain a Member of the EU
25% Fully Elected House of Lords
29% Further Devolution to Scotland
26% Further devolution to Wales
0% Gambling - Against permissiveness
71% GP Commissioning in the NHS
87% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
60% Higher taxes on banks
100% Homosexuality - Equal rights
100% HS2 - In Favour
34% Human Rights and Equality
100% In Favour of Mass Surveillance
40% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
83% Increase Air Passenger Duty
96% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
83% Increase VAT
8% Inheritance Tax
6% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
21% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
100% Localise Council Tax Support
55% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
90% Make High Earners Pay Market Rent for Council Home
50% Make it easier to trigger a new election for an MP
0% Mansion Tax
96% Mass Retention of Communications Data
47% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
100% Merge Police and Fire under Police & Crime Cmmr
100% Military Action against Daesh / ISIL
16% Minumum Wage
10% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
31% More powers for local councils
0% No detention without charge or trial
0% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
100% Nuclear power - For
100% Pension auto-enrolment - For
80% Phase out of Tenancies for Life
100% Police and Crime Commissioners
0% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
100% Privatise Royal Mail
99% Promote Occupational Pensions
38% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
16% Public Ownership of Railways
24% Rail Fares - Lower
79% Reduce capital gains tax
100% Reduce central funding for local government
92% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
90% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
82% Reducing the number of MPs - for
100% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
50% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
100% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
71% Register of Lobbyists
50% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
25% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
25% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
100% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
90% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
0% Retain funds from council house sales locally
100% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
67% Right for EU Citizens in the UK to Stay
42% Right to strike
100% Same Sex Marriage - for
96% Schools - Greater Autonomy
100% Sell England's Public Forests
63% Smoking ban - In favour
9% State control of bus services
28% Stop climate change
17% Stronger Military Covenant
52% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
0% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
100% Terrorism laws - For
71% Tougher on illegal immigration
100% Trade Union Regulation
100% Trident replacement - In favour
100% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
100% University Tuition Fees - For
96% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
20% Voting age - Reduce to 16
0% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

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