Voting Record — Keith Vaz MP, Leicester East (10614)

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

FromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
6 May 2010 still in office Lab 10 votes out of 568, 1.8% 568 votes out of 1093, 52.0% 0 times
5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Lab 32 votes out of 700, 4.6% 700 votes out of 1288, 54.3% 1 time
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 7 votes out of 673, 1.0% 673 votes out of 1246, 54.0% 0 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Lab 2 votes out of 543, 0.4% 543 votes out of 1273, 42.7% 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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HouseDateSubjectKeith VazLab VoteRôle
Commons30 Jan 2014Immigration Bill — New Clause 15 — Exemptions to Automatic Deportation of Criminals on Human Rights Grounds minorityno Rebel
Commons8 Nov 2013European Union (Referendum) Bill — Closure Motion on Debate on Eligibility to Vote in Referendum on the UK Membership of the EU Majorityno Rebel
Commons15 Jul 2013Opt Out from European Union Police and Criminal Justice Measures Majorityno Rebel
Commons11 Jul 2012Thursdays minorityaye Rebel
Commons11 Jul 2012Sitting Times of the House of Commons on Tuesdays minorityaye Rebel
Commons11 Jul 2012House of Commons Sitting Start Time on Tuesdays minorityno Rebel
Commons7 Sep 2011Health and Social Care Bill 2011 — Independent Abortion Advice minorityno Rebel
Commons13 Jul 2011Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties) Regulations 2011 — Publication of Equality Objectives by Specified Public Bodies Majorityno Rebel
Commons13 Jul 2011Equality Act 2010 (Work on Ships and Hovercraft) Regulations 2011 — Application of Discrimination Laws to Mariners Majorityno Rebel
Commons9 Feb 2011Police and Criminal Evidence Act (PACE) Code Revision — Stop and Search — Fingerprints and DNA — Entry and Search — CCTV minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Jul 2010Terrorism Act 2006 (Disapplication of Section 25) Order 2010 minorityunknown Unknown
11 May 2010Stopped being a member of the National Security Strategy (Joint Committee)
11 May 2010Stopped being a member of the Liaison Committee
11 May 2010Stopped being Chairman, Home Affairs Committee
HouseDateSubjectKeith VazLab VoteRôle
2 Feb 2010Became a member of the National Security Strategy (Joint Committee)
19 Jan 2010Stopped being a member of the National Security Strategy (Joint Committee)
14 Jan 2010Became a member of the National Security Strategy (Joint Committee)
Commons15 Jul 2009Opposition Day — [16th Allotted Day] — US-UK Extradition Treaty minorityno Rebel
Commons14 Jul 2009Borders, Citizenship and Immigration Bill — New Clause 3 — Right of Gurkhas to Live in the UK minorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2009Commission for the Compact — New Clause 1 — Destruction of samples etc: England and Wales minorityno Rebel
Commons29 Apr 2009Gurkha Settlement Rights — Government defeat Majorityno Rebel
Commons8 Dec 2008Review of House of Commons Proceedures Police Raid of Damian Green MP's Office — Committee to Investigate Immediately — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons19 Nov 2008Orders of the Day — Counter-Terrorism Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons19 Nov 2008Counter-Terrorism Bill — Access to Information and Destruction of Samples Held by the Police minorityno Rebel
8 Sep 2008Became a member of the Liaison Committee
Commons17 Jul 2008Intelligence and Security Committee — Should belong to the House — rejected bothno Rebel
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' salaries — £650 catch-up payment — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' salaries — Increase with Public Sector Earnings Index — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' salaries — Increases capped to 2.3% — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Change abortion limit from 24 weeks to 22 weeks — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Change abortion limit from 24 weeks to 20 weeks — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Change abortion limit from 24 weeks to 16 weeks — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Change abortion limit from 24 weeks to 12 weeks — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Fertility treatment requires male role model — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Fertility treatment requires father and mother — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Animal DNA may be inserted into an embryo minorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Cannot use gametes or pronuclei — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Human-animal hybrid licenses minorityno Rebel
Commons6 May 2008Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill — Parliamentary oversight of police and prison service pay — rejected minorityaye Rebel
Commons29 Feb 2008Prayers tellnono Teller
Commons9 Jan 2008Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill — Preventing prison officers from taking industrial action minorityaye Rebel
7 Nov 2007Stopped being a member of the Constitutional Affairs Committee
8 Aug 2007Became Chairman, Home Affairs Committee
Commons28 Mar 2007Deferred Divisions — Immigration minorityaye Rebel
Commons28 Mar 2007Deferred Divisions — Immigration minorityaye 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 minorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 4 (50 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno 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
Commons24 Oct 2006Police and Justice Bill — Repeals of amendments minorityaye Rebel
5 Jul 2006Became a member of the Constitutional Affairs Committee
5 Jul 2006Stopped being a member of the Constitutional Affairs Committee
Commons29 Mar 2006Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Bill — Allow failed asylum seekers to be given cash rather than vouchers — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons14 Feb 2006Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — private clubs minorityaye Rebel
Commons16 Nov 2005Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Bill minorityno Rebel
14 Jul 2005Became a member of the Constitutional Affairs Committee
HouseDateSubjectMr Keith VazLab VoteRôle
11 Apr 2005Stopped being a member of the Constitutional Affairs Committee
Commons26 Jan 2005Modernisation of the House of Commons Majorityno Rebel
28 May 2004Became a member of the Constitutional Affairs Committee
Commons22 Apr 2004Installation of a Security Screen in the House of Commons Chamber minorityno Rebel
Commons1 Mar 2004Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, Etc.) Bill — Asylum appeals should be referred to a higher court — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons17 Dec 2003Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc.) Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons17 Dec 2003Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc.) Bill — Decline to give a Second Reading — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — House of Lords to be abolished — rejected minorityno Rebel
11 Jun 2001Stopped being Minister of State (Europe), Foreign & Commonwealth Office
HouseDateSubjectMr Keith VazLab VoteRôle
Commons19 Dec 2000Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Research Purposes) Regulations minorityaye Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno Rebel
11 Oct 1999Stopped being Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department
11 Oct 1999Became Minister of State (Europe), Foreign & Commonwealth Office
17 May 1999Became Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department

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
88% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
34% Abusive Tax Avoidance Should be Illegal
8% Academy Schools - for
75% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
100% Ban fox hunting
74% Bankers' Bonus Tax
87% Business and community control of schools: For
20% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
2% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
33% Closed Material Proceedure
26% Coalition Programme for Government - For
90% Control Orders
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
100% Crossrail - In favour
13% Cull Badgers
50% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
40% Employee Shareholder Status
0% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
93% Energy Prices - More Affordable
19% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
74% European Union - For
16% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
38% Fixed Term Parliaments
100% Foundation hospitals - In favour
100% Fox hunting - Ban
25% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
75% Fully Elected House of Lords
46% Further Devolution to Scotland
55% Further devolution to Wales
42% Gambling - Against permissiveness
7% GP Commissioning in the NHS
43% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
0% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
77% Homosexuality - Equal rights
54% Human Rights and Equality
99% Identity cards - For introduction
70% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
33% Increase Air Passenger Duty
65% Increase Taxes on Companies Investing in Assets
19% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
23% Increase VAT
98% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
8% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
78% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
86% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
0% Localise Council Tax Support
53% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
88% Mansion Tax
64% Mass Retention of Communications Data
100% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
86% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
62% More powers for local councils
50% No detention without charge or trial
92% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
95% Nuclear power - For
93% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
42% Pension auto-enrolment - For
40% Police and Crime Commissioners
96% Post office - in favour of Government policy
4% Post office closures - against
100% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
1% Privatise Royal Mail
22% Promote Occupational Pensions
56% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
0% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
100% Rail Fares - Lower
16% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
10% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
33% Reduce spending power of local government
30% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
20% Reducing the number of MPs - for
14% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
55% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
0% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
50% Register of Lobbyists
99% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
100% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
18% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
21% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
12% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
58% Right to strike
50% Same Sex Marriage - for
28% Schools - Greater Autonomy
0% Sell England's Public Forests
76% Smoking ban - In favour
48% Stop climate change
78% Stronger Military Covenant
98% Termination of pregnancy - against
87% Terrorism laws - For
0% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
10% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
54% Transparency of Parliament
100% Trident replacement - In favour
0% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
7% University education fees - Should be free
62% University Tuition Fees - For
84% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
98% Voting age - Reduce to 16
50% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
100% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

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