Voting Record — John Austin MP, Erith and Thamesmead (10021)

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 24 votes out of 744, 3.2% 744 votes out of 1288, 57.8% 1 time
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 35 votes out of 811, 4.3% 811 votes out of 1246, 65.1% 0 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Lab 8 votes out of 874, 0.9% 874 votes out of 1273, 68.7% 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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HouseDateSubjectJohn AustinLab VoteRôle
11 May 2010Stopped being a member of the Unopposed Bills (Panel) Committee
Commons7 Apr 2010Digital Economy Bill – delay creation of clause 18 – website blocking minorityaye Rebel
Commons1 Mar 2010Control Orders — Annual Renewal 2010 minorityaye Rebel
Commons24 Feb 2010Energy Bill — Emissions performance standard — rejected minorityno Rebel
8 Dec 2009Stopped being a member of the Human Rights (Joint Committee)
Commons9 Nov 2009Coroners and Justice Bill — Remove the power of the Lord Chancellor to suspend a coroner's investigation and inquest and replace it with an "inquiry" — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons1 Jul 2009Parliamentary Standards Bill — Clause 10 — Proceedings in Parliament Majorityaye Rebel
Commons12 Jun 2009Prayers tellayeno Rebel Teller
Commons27 Feb 2009Prayers — Autism Bill Majorityno Rebel
Commons17 Dec 2008Consolidated Fund Bill — Electoral Commission (Remuneration of Chairman) minorityaye Rebel
Commons8 Oct 2008Motion to introduce a Bill that would demonstrate the influence of the EU on UK legislation — rejected bothno Rebel
Commons9 Jan 2008Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill — Preventing prison officers from taking industrial action minorityaye Rebel
7 Nov 2007Became a member of the Human Rights (Joint Committee)
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
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Support for bicameral Parliament minorityaye Rebel
Commons28 Feb 2007Offender Management Bill — New Clause 11 — Restriction on certain arrangements under section 3(2) minorityno Rebel
Commons26 Jan 2007Orders of the Day — Energy Saving (Daylight) Bill Majorityno Rebel
Commons24 May 2006Education and Inspections Bill — Third Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons24 May 2006Education and Inspections Bill — End selection by ability — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons23 May 2006Education and Inspections Bill — Ballot of parents to change from community school to foundation school — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons22 May 2006Armed Forces Bill — Clause 8 — Desertion — Life imprisonment minorityno Rebel
Commons9 Nov 2005Terrorism Bill — Clause 1 — Encouragement of Terrorism — "unforeseen recklessness" 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
1 Nov 2005Became a member of the Unopposed Bills (Panel) Committee
1 Nov 2005Stopped being a member of the Health Committee
14 Jul 2005Became a member of the Health Committee
HouseDateSubjectMr John AustinLab VoteRôle
11 Apr 2005Stopped being a member of the Unopposed Bills (Panel) Committee
11 Apr 2005Stopped being a member of the Health Committee
Commons9 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Rejection of Lords' Amendment to Clause 3 — Balance of Probability minorityaye Rebel
Commons28 Feb 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Amendment to Clause 1 — Power to make control orders minorityno Rebel
Commons3 Nov 2004Members' Allowances Majorityno 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
28 May 2004Became a member of the Unopposed Bills (Panel) Committee
28 May 2004Became a member of the Health Committee
Commons1 Mar 2004Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, Etc.) Bill — Give support to asylum seekers even when they make a late claim — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons1 Mar 2004Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, Etc.) Bill — Asylum appeals should be referred to a higher court — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons1 Mar 2004Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, Etc.) Bill — Give support to failed asylum seekers and their families — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons27 Jan 2004Higher Education Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons19 Nov 2003Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill — Clause 1 — NHS foundation trusts minorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Nov 2003Water Bill [Lords] — Clause 58 — Fluoridation of Water Supplies minorityno Rebel
Commons10 Nov 2003Water Bill [Lords] — New Clause 1 — Prohibition of Artificial Fluoridation of Water Supplies minorityno Rebel
Commons8 Jul 2003Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill — NHS Foundation Trusts minorityno Rebel
Commons3 Jun 2003Fire Services Bill — Title minorityaye Rebel
Commons7 May 2003Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons7 May 2003Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill 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
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
Commons13 Jun 2002Enterprise Bill — [1st Allotted Day] — Clause 21 — Duty to make references in relation to completed mergers minorityno Rebel
Commons10 May 2002Home Energy Conservation Bill — Clause 1 — Targets for Energy Efficiency Improvements Majorityno Rebel
Commons6 Feb 2002Education Bill — No requirements of attendance at a place of religious worship — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons28 Jan 2002City of London (Ward Elections) Bill — New Clause 1 — Exclusion of Crown Bodies minorityaye Rebel
Commons28 Jan 2002City of London (Ward Elections) Bill — New Clause 1 — Exclusion of Crown Bodies minorityaye Rebel
Commons15 Jan 2002National Health Service Reform and Health Care Professions Bill — New Clause 5 — Establishment of Patients' Councils minorityno Rebel
Commons21 Nov 2001Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Bill — Special Immigration Appeals Commission minorityaye Rebel
Commons15 Nov 2001City of London (Ward Elections) Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons19 Jul 2001International Development bothaye 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
Commons16 Jul 2001Business of the House minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Jul 2001Parliamentary Pensions Majorityno Rebel
Commons5 Jul 2001Members' Pay (Expression of Opinion) minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Jul 2001Members' Pay (Expression of Opinion) minorityno Rebel
HouseDateSubjectMr John AustinLab VoteRôle
Commons22 Mar 2001Election of a Speaker — Election of Speaker by secret ballot Majorityaye 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
Commons8 Jul 1998Competition Bill [Lords] - Abuse of dominant position minorityno Rebel
Commons10 Dec 1997Social Security Bill - Power to reduce child benefit for lone parents minorityno Rebel
Commons10 Dec 1997Doctor Assisted Dying 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
70% Ban fox hunting
47% Business and community control of schools: For
50% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
75% Control Orders
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
100% Crossrail - In favour
50% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
83% European Union - For
10% Foundation hospitals - In favour
70% Fox hunting - Ban
10% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
77% Fully Elected House of Lords
32% Gambling - Against permissiveness
50% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
0% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
86% Homosexuality - Equal rights
88% Identity cards - For introduction
0% Increase VAT
2% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
13% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
34% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
41% No detention without charge or trial
100% Nuclear power - For
57% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
100% Pension auto-enrolment - For
99% Post office - in favour of Government policy
1% Post office closures - against
0% Privatise Royal Mail
100% Promote Occupational Pensions
50% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
1% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
13% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
5% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
89% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
100% Right to strike
21% Schools - Greater Autonomy
76% Smoking ban - In favour
71% Stop climate change
0% Stronger Military Covenant
0% Termination of pregnancy - against
79% Terrorism laws - For
0% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
29% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
50% Transparency of Parliament
0% Trident replacement - In favour
67% University education fees - Should be free
47% University Tuition Fees - For
1% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
83% Voting age - Reduce to 16
0% 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
93.8% Tony LloydManchester CentralLab
93.6% Edward O'HaraKnowsley SouthLab
93.3% Bill EtheringtonSunderland NorthLab
93.2% Robin CookLivingstonLab
93.2% Rudi VisFinchley and Golders GreenLab

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