Voting Record — Lembit Öpik MP, Montgomeryshire (10465)

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 LDem 25 votes out of 875, 2.9% 875 votes out of 1288, 67.9% 2 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 LDem 45 votes out of 893, 5.0% 893 votes out of 1246, 71.7% 3 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 LDem 32 votes out of 874, 3.7% 874 votes out of 1273, 68.7% 4 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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HouseDateSubjectLembit ÖpikLDem VoteRôle
11 May 2010Stopped being a member of the Business, Innovation and Skills Committee
Commons20 Jan 2010Deferred Division — Adjournment (February) Majorityno Rebel
Commons19 Jan 2010Health and Safety (Company Director Liability) — Clause 24 — Treaties to be laid before Parliament before ratification minorityno Rebel
Commons25 Nov 2009Christmas Holiday Majorityno Rebel
7 Oct 2009Became a member of the Business, Innovation and Skills Committee
7 Oct 2009Stopped being a member of the Business and Enterprise Committee
Commons1 Jul 2009Deferred Divisions — Adjournment (summer) Majorityno Rebel
Commons1 Jul 2009Bill Presented — Sustainable Energy (Local Plans) Bill — Clause 9 — Offences minorityno Rebel
Commons30 Apr 2009MPs' expenses — No lower limit for declaration minorityaye Rebel
Commons30 Apr 2009MPs' financial interests — Full and complete registration minorityaye Rebel
Commons30 Apr 2009MPs' expenses — outer-London MPs can no longer claim second home minorityaye Rebel
Commons11 Mar 2009Deferred Divisions — Adjournment (easter) Majorityno Rebel
4 Mar 2009Became a member of the Business and Enterprise Committee
4 Mar 2009Stopped being a member of the Business and Enterprise Committee
Commons3 Mar 2009Business of the House — Select Committees (Chairmen), Liaison Committee and Green Book Majorityno Rebel
Commons2 Mar 2009Political Parties and Elections Bill — Candidate for MP becoming own election agent does not disclose home address Majorityno Rebel
Commons2 Mar 2009Political Parties and Elections Bill — Home address form must be correct Majorityno Rebel
Commons2 Mar 2009Political Parties and Elections Bill — Parliamentary candidates can keep their home addresses secret Majorityno Rebel
20 Jan 2009Became a member of the Business and Enterprise Committee
Commons25 Nov 2008Pensions Bill (Programme) (No. 2) minorityaye Rebel
3 Oct 2008Stopped being Shadow Minister (Housing), Department for Communities and Local Government
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' salaries — £650 catch-up payment — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons25 Jun 2008Planning Bill — Mobile phone masts to require certificates — rejected tellayeaye Teller
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Prospects for life of handicapped child must be given before abortion — rejected minorityno Rebel
20 Dec 2007Became Shadow Minister (Housing), Department for Communities and Local Government
20 Dec 2007Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform, Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform
4 Jul 2007Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for Wales, Welsh Affairs
4 Jul 2007Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland Affairs
4 Jul 2007Became Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform, Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform
Commons6 Feb 2007Orders of the Day — Northern Ireland department with policing and justice functions tellnono Teller
Commons1 Nov 2006September Sittings Majorityaye Rebel
Commons17 Oct 2006Points of Order — Gambling Act 2005 (Amendment) minorityno Rebel
Commons5 Jul 2006Deferred Divisions — adjournment (summer) Majorityno Rebel
Commons14 Feb 2006Health Bill — Schedule 8 — Minor and consequential amendments minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Feb 2006Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — as amended minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Feb 2006Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — private clubs minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Feb 2006Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — consideration minorityaye Rebel
Commons8 Feb 2006Opposition Parties (Financial Assistance) Majorityno Rebel
Commons14 Nov 2005Violent Crime Reduction Bill — Clause 27 — Prohibition on sale or transfer of air weapons except by registered dealers minorityno Rebel
HouseDateSubjectMr Lembit ÖpikLDem VoteRôle
Commons10 Mar 2005Support For Members Who Have Chosen Not To Take Their Seats Majorityaye Rebel
Commons26 Jan 2005Car Mileage Allowance minorityno Rebel
Commons14 Dec 2004Mental Capacity Bill — New Clause 2 — Excluded decisions (No. 2) Majorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Dec 2004Mental Capacity Bill — New Clause 1 — Excluded decisions Majorityaye Rebel
Commons18 Nov 2004Hunting Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons18 Nov 2004Hunting Bill minorityno Rebel
Commons16 Nov 2004Hunting Bill — Clause 1 — Hunting wild mammals with dogs minorityaye Rebel
Commons16 Nov 2004Hunting Bill — Clause 1 — Hunting wild mammals with dogs minorityunknown Unknown
Commons16 Nov 2004Hunting Bill — Clause 1 — Hunting wild mammals with dogs tellnoaye Rebel Teller
Commons16 Nov 2004Hunting Bill — Clause 1 — Hunting wild mammals with dogs minorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Nov 2004Election of an MP to more than one seat tellnono Teller
Commons2 Nov 2004Children Bill [Lords] — New Clause 12 — Reasonable punishment minorityno Rebel
Commons2 Nov 2004Children Bill [Lords] — New Clause 12 — Reasonable punishment Majorityaye Rebel
Commons26 Oct 2004Removal of References to Strangers minorityaye Rebel
Commons26 Oct 2004Carry-over of Bills minorityaye Rebel
Commons26 Oct 2004Deferred Divisions minorityaye Rebel
Commons15 Sep 2004Hunting Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons15 Sep 2004Hunting Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons15 Sep 2004Hunting Bill — Timetable minorityaye Rebel
Commons15 Sep 2004Hunting Bill (Procedure) minorityaye Rebel
Commons28 Jun 2004Human Tissue Bill — New Clause 1 — Determination of consent for removal, storage and use of organs from Adults for purpose of transplantation Majorityaye Rebel
Commons25 May 2004Gender Recognition Bill [Lords] — Religion Majorityaye Rebel
Commons12 May 2004Deferred Division — Visitor Facilities minorityaye Rebel
26 Jan 2004Became Shadow Secretary of State for Wales, Welsh Affairs
26 Jan 2004Became Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland Affairs
Commons18 Nov 2003Grammar Schools (Ballots and Consultation) minorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Jul 2003Hunting Bill — New Clause 1 — Compensation minorityaye Rebel
Commons30 Jun 2003Hunting Bill — New Clause 14 — Registration in Respect of Hunting of Mink minorityaye Rebel
Commons30 Jun 2003Hunting Bill — New Clause 11 — Registration in Respect of Hunting of Foxes minorityaye Rebel
Commons30 Jun 2003Hunting Bill — New Clause 6 — Use of Dogs Below Ground (No. 2) minorityno Rebel
Commons14 Apr 2003Smoking (Restaurants) Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 6 (60 per Cent. Elected) — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 4 (80 per Cent. Elected) — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 2 (100 per Cent. Elected) — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons16 Dec 2002Hunting Bill (Programme) Majorityunknown Unknown
Commons29 Oct 2002Programming minorityaye Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002Permanent Arrangements for Westminster Hall, Thursday Sittings and Standing Committees minorityaye Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002Carry-over of Bills minorityaye Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002New Provision for Earlier Sittings on Tuesdays minorityaye Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002New Provision for Earlier Sittings on Wednesdays, and for Thursdays and Fridays minorityaye Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002New Provision for Earlier Sittings on Wednesdays, and for Thursdays and Fridays minorityno Rebel
Commons24 Jul 2002Deferred Divisions — Business of the House minorityno Rebel
Commons14 May 2002Payment for Chairmen Majorityno Rebel
Commons14 May 2002Payment for Chairmen Majorityaye Rebel
Commons18 Mar 2002Hunting with Dogs: Ban minorityaye Rebel
Commons18 Mar 2002Hunting with Dogs: Hunting Under Licence minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Mar 2002Justice (Northern Ireland) Bill — Schedule 2 — Judicial Appointments Commission tellayeaye Teller
Commons18 Dec 2001Facilities of the House Majorityno Rebel
Commons5 Jul 2001Parliamentary Pensions Majorityno Rebel
Commons28 Jun 2001Business of the House minorityaye Rebel
HouseDateSubjectMr Lembit ÖpikLDem VoteRôle
Commons23 Apr 2001Finance Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons23 Apr 2001Finance Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons27 Feb 2001Hunting Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons27 Feb 2001Hunting Bill tellayeaye Teller
Commons27 Feb 2001Hunting Bill minorityno Rebel
Commons27 Feb 2001Hunting Bill - Hunting With Dogs: Prohibition minorityno Rebel
Commons17 Jan 2001Hunting Bill - Hunting with dogs: regulation minorityaye Rebel
Commons17 Jan 2001Hunting Bill - Hunting with dogs: regulation minorityno Rebel
Commons20 Dec 2000Hunting Bill [Money] minorityaye Rebel
Commons20 Dec 2000Hunting Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons27 Nov 2000Freedom of Information Bill — Information held for the purpose of investigation tellayeaye Teller
Commons22 Nov 2000Honours and Decorations minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Nov 2000Parliamentary Oath (Amendment) Majorityaye Rebel
Commons31 Oct 2000Stem Cell Research minorityno Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker Majorityaye Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker tellayeaye Teller
Commons11 Apr 2000Organ Transplants (Presumed Consent) minorityaye Rebel
Commons24 May 1999Modernisation of the House of Commons minorityaye Rebel
Commons24 May 1999Modernisation of the House of Commons minorityaye Rebel
Commons24 May 1999Modernisation of the House of Commons minorityno Rebel
Commons16 Dec 1998Modernisation of the House minorityaye Rebel
Commons16 Dec 1998Modernisation of the House minorityno Rebel
Commons22 Jul 1998Government of Wales Bill - Transfer of Ministerial functions tellnono Teller
Commons13 Mar 1998Wild Mammals (Hunting with Dogs) Bill - Circumstances in which shooting is unsafe or impractical minorityno Rebel
Commons13 Mar 1998Wild Mammals (Hunting with Dogs) Bill minorityno Rebel
Commons13 Mar 1998Wild Mammals (Hunting with Dogs) Bill - Hunting beginning in the Republic of Ireland minorityaye Rebel
Commons13 Mar 1998Wild Mammals (Hunting with Dogs) Bill - Gun Packs minorityno Rebel
Commons13 Mar 1998Wild Mammals (Hunting with Dogs) Bill - Mink minorityno Rebel
Commons13 Mar 1998Wild Mammals (Hunting with Dogs) Bill minorityno Rebel
Commons13 Mar 1998Wild Mammals (Hunting with Dogs) Bill - Power to amend minorityaye Rebel
Commons6 Mar 1998Wild Mammals (Hunting with Dogs) Bill minorityno Rebel
Commons6 Mar 1998Wild Mammals (Hunting with Dogs) Bill - Fox control in national parks minorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Dec 1997Doctor Assisted Dying minorityno Rebel
Commons28 Nov 1997Wild Mammals (Hunting with Dogs) Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons24 Nov 1997Greater London Authority (Referendum) Bill - Functions of the Local Government Commission bothaye Rebel
Commons18 Jun 1997Firearms (Amendment) Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons11 Jun 1997Firearms (Amendment) Bill minorityunknown Unknown

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
12% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
5% Ban fox hunting
0% Business and community control of schools: For
50% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
0% Control Orders
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
50% Crossrail - In favour
50% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
72% European Union - For
20% Foundation hospitals - In favour
5% Fox hunting - Ban
90% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
68% Fully Elected House of Lords
60% Gambling - Against permissiveness
0% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
100% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
84% Homosexuality - Equal rights
0% Identity cards - For introduction
100% Increase VAT
1% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
99% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
31% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
100% No detention without charge or trial
0% Nuclear power - For
1% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
4% Post office - in favour of Government policy
96% Post office closures - against
17% Privatise Royal Mail
58% Promote Occupational Pensions
100% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
99% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
5% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
86% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
88% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
0% Right to strike
14% Schools - Greater Autonomy
2% Smoking ban - In favour
86% Stop climate change
20% Termination of pregnancy - against
4% Terrorism laws - For
67% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
21% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
46% Transparency of Parliament
0% Trident replacement - In favour
93% University education fees - Should be free
0% University Tuition Fees - For
8% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
58% Voting age - Reduce to 16
100% 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
97.3% Jeremy BrowneTauntonLDem
96.3% Mark OatenWinchesterLDem
95.6% David LawsYeovilLDem
95.0% Simon HughesNorth Southwark and BermondseyLDem
94.7% Alistair CarmichaelOrkney and ShetlandLDem

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