Voting Record — Bernard Jenkin MP, North Essex (10312)

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

ConstituencyFromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
Harwich and North Essex 6 May 2010 still in office Con 59 votes out of 910, 6.5% 910 votes out of 1116, 81.5% 5 times
North Essex 5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Con 22 votes out of 827, 2.7% 827 votes out of 1288, 64.2% 0 times
North Essex 7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Con 1 vote out of 777, 0.1% 777 votes out of 1246, 62.4% 0 times
North Essex 1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Con 6 votes out of 786, 0.8% 786 votes out of 1273, 61.7% 1 time

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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).

See also all votes... attended | possible

HouseDateSubjectBernard JenkinCon VoteRôle
Commons27 Oct 2014Recall of MPs Bill — Process for Prompting a New Election for a Constituency's MP minorityno Rebel
Commons15 Jul 2014Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill — New Clause 5 — Act To Have Effect Despite European Union Treaties minorityno Rebel
Commons27 Jan 2014European Union (Approvals) Bill — Third Reading — European Archives and Europe for Citizens Programme minorityaye Rebel
Commons27 Jan 2014European Union (Approvals) Bill — Clause 1 — Influence of Europe for Citizens Programme on EU Referenda and Elections minorityno Rebel
Commons27 Jan 2014European Union (Approvals) Bill — Clause 1 — Limitation of Scope of Europe for Citizens Programme minorityno Rebel
Commons13 Jan 2014European Union (Approvals) Bill — Second Reading — European Archives and Europe for Citizens Programme minorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Jul 2013Draft Alternative Investment Fund Managers Regulations 2013 — Harmonisation of Regulatory Framework minorityaye Rebel
Commons21 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — Third Reading Majorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — New Clause 8 — Domestic protection for persons Majorityaye Rebel
Commons20 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — New Clause 6 — Protection of Beliefs About Marriage Majorityaye Rebel
Commons20 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — New Clause 3 — Conscientious Objection From Registrars to Marrying Same Sex Couples Majorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Feb 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — Second Reading Majorityno Rebel
Commons29 Jan 2013Equality (Marriage) (Amendment) Bill — Protection In Respect of Beliefs About Definition of Marriage minorityaye Rebel
Commons28 Jan 2013Succession to the Crown Bill — New Clause 1 — Remove Requement for Monarch to be Member of the Church of England minorityno Rebel
Commons6 Nov 2012European Union — Banking Union and Economic and Monetary Union — European Banking Authority minorityno Rebel
Commons31 Oct 2012Seek Real Terms Cut in European Union Budget Majorityno Rebel
Commons17 Oct 2012European Union — Regulation of Emission of Pollutants from Ships minorityaye Rebel
Commons11 Jul 2012House of Commons to Sit on Tuesdays from 7pm until 10pm to Consider Private Members' Bills minorityno Rebel
Commons10 Jul 2012House of Lords Reform Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons24 Apr 2012Government Assessment of Medium Term Economic and Budgetary Position for Submission to the European Commission minorityaye Rebel
Commons12 Mar 2012Backbench Business Committee — Election of Members and Chair — Operation of Committee minorityaye Rebel
Commons12 Mar 2012Election of Backbench Business Committee minorityno Rebel
Commons12 Mar 2012Election of Backbench Business Committee by Parties minorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2012European Union — Safety of Offshore Oil and Gas Activities minorityaye Rebel
Commons21 Feb 2012London Local Authorities Bill — Closure of Debate on Amendments minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Dec 2011Backbench Business — Ministerial Statements To Be Made to Parliament First minorityno Rebel
Commons24 Oct 2011National Referendum on the United Kingdom's Membership of the European Union minorityno Rebel
Commons11 Oct 2011European Union Financial Stability minorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Oct 2011Protection of Freedoms Bill — Amendment to Programme Motion minorityno Rebel
Commons13 Jul 2011Fixed Term Parliaments Bill — Clause 1 — Both Houses of Parliament to Approve General Election Date minorityaye Rebel
Commons11 Jul 2011European Union Bill — Clause 18 — Status of EU law dependent on continuing statutory basis minorityaye Rebel
Commons24 May 2011Royal Assent — Eurozone Financial Assistance minorityaye Rebel
Commons4 May 2011Section 5 of the European Communities (Amendment) Act 1993 — Financial and Economic Outlook minorityaye Rebel
Commons16 Feb 2011Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 1 — Referendum on the Alternative Vote System — Threshold on Making Result Binding minorityaye Rebel
Commons15 Feb 2011Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 1 — Referendum on the Alternative Vote — Threshold for Binding Result minorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Feb 2011Taxation of the Financial Sector — Financial Transaction Tax — Banking Levy minorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Feb 2011European Union — UK Contributions to the Eurozone Financial Stabilisation Mechanism minorityaye Rebel
Commons1 Feb 2011European Union Bill — New Clause 11 — Referendum on EU Membership If Referendum Opposes Transfer of Powers minorityno Rebel
Commons26 Jan 2011European Union Bill — Clause 9 — Approval required in connection with Title V of Part 3 of TFEU tellayeno Rebel Teller
Commons24 Jan 2011European Union Bill — Clause 5 — Statement to be laid before Parliament minorityno Rebel
Commons18 Jan 2011Fixed Term Parliaments Bill — New Clause 5 — Expiry of Provisions for Early General Elections minorityno Rebel
Commons11 Jan 2011European Union Bill — Clause 18 — Status of EU law dependent on continuing statutory basis tellayeno Rebel Teller
Commons15 Dec 2010Loans to Ireland Bill — Clause 1 — Interest Rate to be Charged on United Kingdom Loans to Ireland minorityno Rebel
Commons15 Dec 2010Loans to Ireland Bill — Programme — Expidte Consideration of the Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Dec 2010Daylight Saving Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons1 Dec 2010Fixed Term Parliaments Bill — Clause 2 — Early parliamentary general elections tellayeno Rebel Teller
Commons1 Dec 2010Fixed Term Parliaments Bill — Clause 2 — Period Following Vote of No Confidence in the Government minorityno Rebel
Commons1 Dec 2010Fixed Term Parliaments Bill — Clause 2 — Immediate General Election Following Vote of No-Confidence tellayeno Rebel Teller
Commons24 Nov 2010Fixed-Term Parliaments Bill — Clause 2 — Early parliamentary general elections minorityno Rebel
Commons25 Oct 2010Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — New Clause 7 — Reduction of maximum number of Ministers —rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons18 Oct 2010Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 2 — Entitlement to vote in the referendum minorityno Rebel
Commons18 Oct 2010Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Schedule 1 — Role of Electoral Commission in Referendum minorityno Rebel
Commons12 Oct 2010Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 1 — Date of referendum on the alternative vote system tellayeno Rebel Teller
Commons12 Oct 2010Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 1 — Date of referendum on the alternative vote system minorityno Rebel
Commons12 Oct 2010Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Programme motion minorityaye Rebel
Commons13 Sep 2010Fixed-term Parliaments Bill — Programme Motion minorityaye Rebel
Commons13 Sep 2010Fixed-term Parliaments Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons6 Sep 2010Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Programme motion minorityaye Rebel
Commons15 Jun 2010Business of the House — Backbench Business Committee minorityno Rebel
11 May 2010Stopped being a member of the Defence Committee
11 May 2010Stopped being a member of the Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee)
HouseDateSubjectBernard JenkinCon VoteRôle
Commons7 Apr 2010Business of the House – wash-up period minorityaye Rebel
Commons4 Mar 2010Backbench Business Committee Majorityaye Rebel
7 Oct 2009Became a member of the Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee)
7 Oct 2009Stopped being a member of the Committee on Arms Export Controls
Commons30 Apr 2009MPs' expenses — Staff to be employees of Parliament minorityaye Rebel
Commons30 Apr 2009MPs' expenses — Staff to continue to be employed by MPs — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons30 Apr 2009MPs' expenses — outer-London MPs can no longer claim second home minorityaye Rebel
Commons16 Mar 2009Industry and Exports (Financial Support) Bill — Use of the Chamber (United Kingdom Youth Parliament) minorityaye Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill Third Reading Majorityno Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Clause 68 — Commencement Majorityaye Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [Lords] Majorityaye Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [Lords] Majorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' allowances — External audits and no more furniture — rejected Majorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Sibling compatibility only regenerative tissue — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Testing for sibling tissue compatibility Majorityaye Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Testing for gender-related illness Majorityaye Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Animal DNA may be inserted into an embryo Majorityaye Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Cannot use gametes or pronuclei — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Human-animal hybrid licenses Majorityaye Rebel
Commons12 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Second Reading Majorityno Rebel
18 Apr 2008Became a member of the Committee on Arms Export Controls
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected minorityno Rebel
29 Nov 2006Became a member of the Defence Committee
8 Nov 2006Stopped being Deputy Chairman (Candidates), Conservative Party
Commons17 May 2006Deferred Division — Conventions (Joint Committee) minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Mar 2006Animal Welfare Bill — New Clause "8" — Docking of dogs' tails minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Feb 2006Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — consideration Majorityno Rebel
16 Dec 2005Stopped being Shadow Minister, Trade & Industry
16 Dec 2005Became Deputy Chairman (Candidates), Conservative Party
20 May 2005Became Shadow Minister, Trade & Industry
20 May 2005Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for the Regions, Local and Devolved Government Affairs
HouseDateSubjectHon. Bernard JenkinCon VoteRôle
10 May 2004Became Shadow Secretary of State for the Regions, Local and Devolved Government Affairs
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 4 (80 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
HouseDateSubjectHon. Bernard JenkinCon VoteRôle
Commons1 Mar 2001House of Commons (Removal of Clergy Disqualification) Bill - Removal of disqualification of clergy Majorityaye Rebel
Commons19 Dec 2000Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Research Purposes) Regulations Majorityno Rebel
Commons13 Dec 2000Deferred Divisions - Fisheries: Total Allowable Catches and Quotas 2001 bothno Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno Rebel
Commons28 Feb 2000Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill Majorityno Rebel
Commons10 Feb 1999Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill — Reduction in age at which certain sexual acts are lawful Majorityno Rebel
Commons22 Jun 1998Crime and Disorder Bill — Reduce age of consent for homosexual acts to 16 Majorityno Rebel
Commons25 Nov 1997European Parliamentary Elections Bill tellnono Teller

Policy Comparisons

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

AgreementPolicy
43% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
99% Abusive Tax Avoidance Should be Illegal
92% Academy Schools - for
0% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
1% Ban fox hunting
9% Bankers' Bonus Tax
88% Business and community control of schools: For
70% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
100% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
76% Closed Material Proceedure
84% Coalition Programme for Government - For
1% Control Orders
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
50% Crossrail - In favour
75% Cull Badgers
100% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
90% Employee Shareholder Status
100% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
7% Energy Prices - More Affordable
100% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
26% European Union - For
95% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
13% Fixed Term Parliaments
10% Foundation hospitals - In favour
1% Fox hunting - Ban
75% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
18% Fully Elected House of Lords
22% Further Devolution to Scotland
15% Further devolution to Wales
38% Gambling - Against permissiveness
93% GP Commissioning in the NHS
85% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
100% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
69% Homosexuality - Equal rights
78% Human Rights and Equality
12% Identity cards - For introduction
50% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
100% Increase Air Passenger Duty
44% Increase Taxes on Companies Investing in Assets
100% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
94% Increase VAT
99% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
93% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
0% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
7% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
75% Localise Council Tax Support
59% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
13% Mansion Tax
77% Mass Retention of Communications Data
1% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
0% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
29% More powers for local councils
39% No detention without charge or trial
33% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
57% Nuclear power - For
2% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
17% Pension auto-enrolment - For
100% Police and Crime Commissioners
2% Post office - in favour of Government policy
98% Post office closures - against
0% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
100% Privatise Royal Mail
50% Promote Occupational Pensions
1% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
54% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
0% Rail Fares - Lower
95% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
96% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
100% Reduce spending power of local government
93% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
93% Reducing the number of MPs - for
85% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
92% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
100% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
71% Register of Lobbyists
17% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
0% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
100% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
94% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
88% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
42% Right to strike
76% Same Sex Marriage - for
92% Schools - Greater Autonomy
100% Sell England's Public Forests
50% Smoking ban - In favour
46% Stop climate change
22% Stronger Military Covenant
50% Termination of pregnancy - against
15% Terrorism laws - For
100% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
50% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
42% Transparency of Parliament
100% Trident replacement - In favour
100% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
92% University education fees - Should be free
41% University Tuition Fees - For
93% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
0% Voting age - Reduce to 16
17% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
0% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

Possible Friends (more...)

Shows which MPs voted most similarly to this one in the 2005-2010, Westminster Parliament. This is measured from 0% agreement (never voted the same) to 100% (always voted the same). Only votes that both MPs attended are counted. This may reveal relationships between MPs that were previously unsuspected. Or it may be nonsense.

AgreementNameConstituencyParty
100.0% John HowellHenleyCon
99.0% David DavisHaltemprice and HowdenCon
98.6% David CameronWitneyCon
97.7% Francis MaudeHorshamCon
97.5% David WillettsHavantCon

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