Voting Record — Jim Cousins MP, Newcastle upon Tyne Central (10137)

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

FromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Lab 41 votes out of 892, 4.6% 892 votes out of 1288, 69.3% 0 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 46 votes out of 925, 5.0% 925 votes out of 1246, 74.2% 0 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Lab 24 votes out of 1006, 2.4% 1006 votes out of 1273, 79.0% 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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HouseDateSubjectJim CousinsLab VoteRôle
11 May 2010Stopped being a member of the Treasury Committee
Commons8 Apr 2010Sustainable Communities Act 2007 (Amendment) Bill — Clause 29 — Referendum on voting systems minorityaye Rebel
Commons1 Mar 2010Control Orders — Annual Renewal 2010 minorityaye Rebel
Commons24 Feb 2010Energy Bill — Emissions performance standard — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons23 Feb 2010Rental Accommodation (Thermal Insulation Standards) — New Clause 1 — Publication of information by Local Safeguarding Children Boards (LSCBs) in England and Wales minorityno Rebel
Commons9 Feb 2010Constitutional Reform and Governance Bill — Amendment to New Clause 88 — Referendum on voting systems minorityno Rebel
Commons10 Nov 2009Welfare Reform Bill — Financial penalties should not apply to single parents of under-fives — rejected minorityaye Rebel
Commons20 Mar 2009Prayers — Fuel Poverty Bill bothaye Rebel
Commons17 Mar 2009Food Labelling Regulations (Amendment) — Clause 2 — Work-related activity: income support claimants and partners of claimants minorityno Rebel
Commons17 Mar 2009Food Labelling Regulations (Amendment) — Clause 1 — Schemes for assisting persons to obtain employment: "work for your benefit" schemes etc. minorityno Rebel
Commons17 Mar 2009Food Labelling Regulations (Amendment) — New Clause 1 — Jobseeker's allowance minorityno Rebel
Commons24 Feb 2009Airport Expansion (Parliamentary Approval) Majorityno Rebel
Commons28 Jan 2009Heathrow Third Runway — rethink the plans — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Nov 2008Orders of the Day — New Clause 2 — Employer's duties in relation to industrial action ballots minorityno Rebel
Commons25 Jun 2008Planning Bill — Secretary of State to have final say — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons11 Jun 2008Counter-Terrorism Bill — Extension of period of detention to 42 days — Order minorityaye Rebel
Commons11 Jun 2008Counter-Terrorism Bill — Extension of period of detention to 42 days — Process minorityaye Rebel
Commons2 Jun 2008Planning Bill — Consideration of climate change — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons30 Apr 2008Energy Bill — Renewable energy feed-in tariff — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons22 Apr 2008Orders of the Day — New Clause 16 — Earnings link minorityno Rebel
Commons2 Apr 2008Northern Rock plc Transfer Order 2008 — Not annulled minorityno Rebel
Commons31 Mar 2008Housing and Regeneration Bill — Subsidy arrangements: formula and exclusions minorityno Rebel
Commons31 Mar 2008Housing and Regeneration Bill — Code of practice for consultations — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons9 Jan 2008Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill — Preventing prison officers from taking industrial action minorityaye Rebel
Commons18 May 2007Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill — Third Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons18 May 2007Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill — Third Reading — Closure minorityaye Rebel
Commons18 May 2007Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill — Exempt constituents' letters only — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons18 May 2007Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill — Continue to disclose MPs' correspondence — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons18 May 2007Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill — That the Question now be proposed minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Mar 2007Trident Replacement — Maintain nuclear deterrent beyond existing system minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Mar 2007Trident Replacement — Case not yet proven — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 6 (80 per Cent. Elected) Majorityno Rebel
Commons28 Feb 2007Offender Management Bill — New Clause 11 — Restriction on certain arrangements under section 3(2) minorityno Rebel
Commons17 Oct 2006Points of Order — Gambling Act 2005 (Amendment) Majorityaye Rebel
Commons16 Mar 2006Terrorism Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons15 Feb 2006Terrorism Bill — Clause 1 — Encouragement of Terrorism minorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Nov 2005Terrorism Bill — Extension Of Period Of Detention to 28 Days — but not 60 Majorityno Rebel
Commons9 Nov 2005Terrorism Bill — Extension Of Period Of Detention to 90 Days Majorityaye Rebel
Commons2 Nov 2005Terrorism Bill — Clause 1(2) — Encouragement of Terrorism minorityno Rebel
Commons2 Nov 2005Terrorism Bill — Clause 1 — Encouragement of Terrorism — "intends" minorityno Rebel
Commons26 Oct 2005Terrorism Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
14 Jul 2005Became a member of the Treasury Committee
Commons13 Jul 2005Committees — Administration Committee — Pay for Chairmen of Select Committees minorityaye Rebel
Commons13 Jul 2005Committees — Administration Committee — Pay for Chairmen of Standing Committees minorityaye Rebel
HouseDateSubjectMr Jim CousinsLab VoteRôle
11 Apr 2005Stopped being a member of the Treasury Sub-committee Committee
11 Apr 2005Stopped being a member of the Treasury Committee
Commons10 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Insisted Amendment — Courts and Control Orders minorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Amendments — Burden of Proof minorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Insisted Again — Courts and Control Orders minorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Weak Sunset Clause minorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Insisted Amendment — Courts and Conrol Orders minorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Insisted Amendment — Human Rights Obligations minorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Weak Sunset Clause minorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Insisted Amendments — Application to a Court minorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Rejection of Lords' Amendment — Human Rights Obligations minorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Rejection of New Lords' Amendment — Sunset Clause minorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Rejection of Lords' Amendment to Clause 3 — Balance of Probability minorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Derogating Control Orders minorityaye Rebel
Commons28 Feb 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Third Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons28 Feb 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Amendment to Clause 1 — Power to make control orders minorityno Rebel
Commons28 Feb 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Programme — Alteration minorityaye Rebel
Commons23 Feb 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons2 Nov 2004Children Bill [Lords] — New Clause 12 — Reasonable punishment minorityno Rebel
Commons2 Nov 2004Children Bill [Lords] — New Clause 12 — Reasonable punishment minorityno Rebel
Commons1 Nov 2004Gambling Bill — 2nd reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons23 Jun 2004Higher Education Bill — Clause 27 — Sections 22 to 26: supplementary provisions minorityaye Rebel
Commons23 Jun 2004Higher Education Bill — Clause 27 — Sections 22 to 26: supplementary provisions minorityaye Rebel
28 May 2004Became a member of the Treasury Sub-committee Committee
28 May 2004Became a member of the Treasury Committee
Commons31 Mar 2004Higher Education Bill — Third Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons27 Jan 2004Higher Education Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons18 Nov 2003Criminal Justice Bill — Clause 42 — Applications by Prosecution for Certain Complex or Lengthy Trials to be Conducted without Jury minorityaye Rebel
Commons12 Nov 2003Fire Services Bill — Clause 1 — Powers of the Secretary of State minorityno Rebel
Commons30 Oct 2003Pay for Chairmen of Select Committees — PAY FOR CHAIRMEN OF SELECT COMMITTEES (No. 2) minorityaye Rebel
Commons30 Oct 2003Pay for Chairmen of Select Committees minorityaye Rebel
Commons19 May 2003Criminal Justice Bill — [2nd Allotted Day] — New Clause 29 — Rules of Court minorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2003Criminal Justice Bill — [2nd Allotted Day] — New Clause 29 — Rules of Court minorityno Rebel
Commons18 Mar 2003Iraq — Declaration of War minorityaye Rebel
Commons18 Mar 2003Iraq — Case for war not established — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons26 Feb 2003Iraq — Case for war is unproven — rejected minorityno 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
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — House of Lords to be abolished — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons25 Nov 2002Iraq — UN Security Council Resolution 1441 — Second resolution necessary — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons5 Nov 2002Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — New Clause minorityno Rebel
Commons5 Nov 2002Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — Asylum seekers can be placed in accommodation centres even if there is no local school pace for dependent children minorityaye Rebel
Commons10 May 2002Home Energy Conservation Bill — Clause 1 — Targets for Energy Efficiency Improvements Majorityno Rebel
Commons15 Apr 2002City of London (Ward Elections) Bill — New Clause 1 — Exclusion of Crown Property minorityno Rebel
Commons15 Jan 2002National Health Service Reform and Health Care Professions Bill — New Clause 5 — Establishment of Patients' Councils minorityno Rebel
Commons16 Jul 2001Select Committees — Accommodation and Works — Transport, Local Government and the Regions Majorityaye Rebel
Commons16 Jul 2001Select Committees — Accommodation and Works — Foreign Affairs Majorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Jul 2001Parliamentary Pensions Majorityno Rebel
Commons5 Jul 2001Members' Pay (Expression of Opinion) minorityno Rebel
HouseDateSubjectMr Jim CousinsLab VoteRôle
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno Rebel
Commons5 Apr 2000Freedom of Information Bill — Exception from duty to comply with decision notice or enforcement notice minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Apr 2000Freedom of Information Bill — Harm from disclosure must be substantial — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons5 Apr 2000Freedom of Information Bill — Formulation of government policy minorityno Rebel
Commons5 Apr 2000Freedom of Information Bill — Investigations and proceedings conducted by public authorities minorityno Rebel
Commons5 Apr 2000Freedom of Information Bill — Discretionary disclosures minorityno Rebel
Commons3 Apr 2000Child Support, Pensions and Social Security Bill - Annual increase in basic retirement pension minorityno Rebel
Commons24 Jan 2000City of London (Ward Elections) Bill minorityno Rebel
Commons24 Jan 2000City of London (Ward Elections) Bill - Statement of compatibility with the European Convention on Human Rights minorityaye Rebel
Commons18 Jan 2000Line of Route minorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Nov 1999Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Nov 1999Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill - Incapacity benefit: reduction for pension payments minorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Nov 1999Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill - Incapacity benefit: restriction to recent contributors minorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Nov 1999Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill - New allowances for bereaved spouses minorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Nov 1999Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Nov 1999Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Nov 1999Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill - Incapacity benefit: restriction to recent contributors minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Jul 1999City of London (Ward Elections) Bill minorityno Rebel
Commons14 Jul 1999City of London (Ward Elections) Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Jul 1999City of London (Ward Elections) Bill - Interpretation minorityaye Rebel
Commons20 May 1999Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill - Incapacity benefit: restriction to recent contributors tellayeno Rebel Teller
Commons2 Sep 1998Criminal Justice (Terrorism and Conspiracy) Bill - Evidence and inferences: Great Britain 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
10% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
87% Ban fox hunting
94% Business and community control of schools: For
0% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
5% Control Orders
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
100% Crossrail - In favour
50% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
97% European Union - For
100% Foundation hospitals - In favour
87% Fox hunting - Ban
60% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
84% Fully Elected House of Lords
23% Gambling - Against permissiveness
50% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
0% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
86% Homosexuality - Equal rights
100% Identity cards - For introduction
0% Increase VAT
2% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
7% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
85% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
50% No detention without charge or trial
100% Nuclear power - For
98% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
100% Pension auto-enrolment - For
93% Post office - in favour of Government policy
7% Post office closures - against
2% Privatise Royal Mail
98% Promote Occupational Pensions
100% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
2% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
16% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
0% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
75% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
100% Right to strike
44% Schools - Greater Autonomy
76% Smoking ban - In favour
69% Stop climate change
0% Stronger Military Covenant
0% Termination of pregnancy - against
43% Terrorism laws - For
0% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
8% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
84% Transparency of Parliament
0% Trident replacement - In favour
92% University education fees - Should be free
36% University Tuition Fees - For
8% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
83% Voting age - Reduce to 16
42% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary

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
97.9% Michael MeacherOldham West and RoytonLab
97.0% Robin CookLivingstonLab
95.6% Chris MullinSunderland SouthLab
94.1% Denis MurphyWansbeckLab
93.5% Siân JamesSwansea EastLab

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