Voting Record — Bob Spink MP, Castle Point (11245)

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

FromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
25 Nov 2008 12 Apr 2010 Independent no whip 309 votes out of 389, 79.4% 1 time
22 Apr 2008 24 Nov 2008 UKIP 0 votes out of 151, 0.0% 151 votes out of 191, 79.1% 0 times
13 Mar 2008 21 Apr 2008 Independent Conservative no whip 20 votes out of 22, 90.9% 0 times
5 May 2005 12 Mar 2008 Con 10 votes out of 534, 1.9% 534 votes out of 686, 77.8% 3 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Con 20 votes out of 947, 2.1% 947 votes out of 1246, 76.0% 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).

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HouseDateSubjectBob SpinkIndependent VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller
11 May 2010Stopped being Member, Commons Science and Technology Committee
7 Oct 2009Stopped being Member, Innovation, Universities, Science and Skills Committee
7 Oct 2009Became Member, Commons Science and Technology Committee
HouseDateSubjectBob SpinkUKIP VoteRôle
Commons7 Oct 2008Government's Fiscal Rules — new fiscal framework — rejected bothunknown Unknown
20 Aug 2008Stopped being Member, Science and Technology Committee
Commons16 Jul 2008MPs' Allowances — Abolish the John Lewis List — rejected bothunknown Unknown
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' allowances — External audits and no more furniture — rejected bothunknown Unknown
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' salaries — £650 catch-up payment — rejected bothunknown Unknown
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' salaries — Increase with Public Sector Earnings Index — rejected bothunknown Unknown
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' salaries — Increases capped to 2.3% — rejected bothunknown Unknown
Commons30 Jun 2008Food Security — Commends the Government's role bothunknown Unknown
Commons2 Jun 2008Planning Bill — Does not apply to generating stations in Wales — rejected bothunknown Unknown
Commons7 May 2008Opposition Day — [11th Allotted Day-First Part] — Civil Service bothunknown Unknown
Commons7 May 2008Opposition Day — [11th Allotted Day-First Part] — Civil Service bothunknown Unknown
Commons23 Apr 2008Opposition Day — [10th Allotted Day] — Family Doctor Services bothunknown Unknown
HouseDateSubjectBob SpinkIndependent Conservative VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller
18 Apr 2008Became Member, Innovation, Universities, Science and Skills Committee
18 Apr 2008Stopped being Member, Innovation, Universities and Skills Committee
HouseDateSubjectBob SpinkCon VoteRôle
Commons4 Mar 2008Lisbon Treaty — Referendum on Britain's membership of the European Union — rejected bothno Rebel
Commons9 Jan 2008Orders of the Day — Schedule 22 — Hatred on the grounds of sexual orientation bothno Rebel
Commons14 Nov 2007Orders of the Day — The Economy and Pensions minorityno Rebel
7 Nov 2007Became Member, Innovation, Universities and Skills Committee
Commons19 Oct 2007Prayers tellnono Teller
Commons25 Jul 2007The Asylum (Designated States) Order 2007 Majorityunknown Unknown
Commons16 Jul 2007Opposition Day — [17th allotted day] — Alleged Overseas Corruption Majorityunknown Unknown
Commons28 Mar 2007Communications Allowance — establishment Majorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 7 (100 per Cent. Elected) Majorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 6 (80 per Cent. Elected) Majorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 5 (60 per Cent. Elected) — rejected bothno Rebel
Commons1 Nov 2006Short Speeches tellnoaye Rebel Teller
Commons1 Nov 2006September Sittings bothno Rebel
Commons1 Nov 2006Communications Allowance — Welcoming the principle Majorityno Rebel
Commons5 Jul 2006Deferred Divisions — adjournment (summer) minorityaye Rebel
Commons24 May 2006Education and Inspections Bill — Requirement "to have regard to" the Secretary of State's Code for School Admissions — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Mar 2006Animal Welfare Bill — New Clause 2 — Sale of Animals on the Internet tellayeaye Teller
Commons29 Nov 2005Representation of the People (Reduction of Voting Age) minorityno Rebel
20 Jul 2005Became Member, Science and Technology Committee
Commons19 Jul 2005Crossrail Bill minorityaye Rebel
HouseDateSubjectBob SpinkCon VoteRôle
11 Apr 2005Stopped being Member, Science and Technology Committee
Commons7 Feb 2005Serious Organized Crime and Police Bill -- Demonstrating without authorisation in a designated area minorityaye Rebel
Commons26 Jan 2005Car Mileage Allowance minorityno Rebel
Commons18 Nov 2004Hunting Bill bothno Rebel
Commons18 Nov 2004Hunting Bill bothno Rebel
Commons9 Nov 2004Civil Partnerships Bill [Lords] — Third Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Nov 2004Election of an MP to more than one seat minorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Nov 2004Members' Allowances Majorityaye Rebel
Commons27 Oct 2004St. George's Day (Public Holiday) tellayeaye Teller
Commons12 Oct 2004Civil Partnership Bill [Lords] minorityaye Rebel
28 May 2004Became Member, Science and Technology Committee
Commons12 May 2004Deferred Division — Visitor Facilities minorityaye Rebel
Commons11 May 2004Visitor Facilities minorityno Rebel
Commons22 Apr 2004Points of Order minorityno Rebel
Commons11 Feb 2004Northern Ireland minorityaye Rebel
Commons15 Dec 2003Child Trust Funds Bill Majorityno Rebel
Commons14 Apr 2003Smoking (Restaurants) Bill Majorityno Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 6 (60 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 4 (80 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 2 (100 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons21 Oct 2002Tobacco Advertising and Promotion Bill [Lords] — New Clause 2 — Commission of body to study the effects of Act Majorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Jul 2002Mersey Tunnels Bill (By Order) minorityaye Rebel
Commons19 Jun 2002House of Lords Reform (Joint Committee) minorityaye Rebel
Commons29 Apr 2002Tobacco Advertising and Promotion Bill — Second Reading Majorityaye Rebel
Commons23 Jan 2002Identity Card minorityno Rebel

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
49% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
0% Ban fox hunting
72% Business and community control of schools: For
100% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
4% Control Orders
0% Crossrail - In favour
50% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
5% European Union - For
20% Foundation hospitals - In favour
0% Fox hunting - Ban
94% Fully Elected House of Lords
100% Gambling - Against permissiveness
0% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
100% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
2% Homosexuality - Equal rights
34% Identity cards - For introduction
100% Increase VAT
98% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
61% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
0% Mass Retention of Communications Data
50% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
30% No detention without charge or trial
94% Nuclear power - For
2% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
100% Pension auto-enrolment - For
4% Post office - in favour of Government policy
96% Post office closures - against
0% Privatise Royal Mail
83% Promote Occupational Pensions
50% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
99% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
85% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
95% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
0% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
0% Right to strike
96% Schools - Greater Autonomy
75% Smoking ban - In favour
94% Stop climate change
100% Stronger Military Covenant
50% Termination of pregnancy - against
16% Terrorism laws - For
100% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
32% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
58% Transparency of Parliament
50% Trident replacement - In favour
93% University education fees - Should be free
6% University Tuition Fees - For
99% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
98% Voting age - Reduce to 16
17% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary

Possible Friends (more...)

Shows which MPs voted most similarly to this one in the 2005-2010, Westminster Parliament (whilst Independent). 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.

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