Voting Record — Helen Goodman MP, Bishop Auckland (11421)

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 8 votes out of 850, 0.9% 850 votes out of 1173, 72.5% 0 times
5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Lab 15 votes out of 1178, 1.3% 1178 votes out of 1288, 91.5% 45 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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HouseDateSubjectHelen GoodmanLab VoteRôle
Commons17 Oct 2012European Union — Regulation of Emission of Pollutants from Ships minorityaye Rebel
Commons17 Oct 2012Draft Public Bodies (Abolition of the Commission for Rural Communities) Order 2012 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
Commons13 Oct 2011Use of Hand-held Electronic Devices and Social Media in the Chamber (Backbench Business) minorityno Rebel
Commons15 Jun 2010Business of the House — Backbench Business Committee minorityno Rebel
Commons15 Jun 2010Business of the House — Size of the Backbench Business Committee Majorityaye Rebel
11 May 2010Stopped being Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Work and Pensions
HouseDateSubjectHelen GoodmanLab VoteRôle
Commons4 Mar 2010Election of Committee Chairs minorityaye Rebel
10 Jun 2009Stopped being Assistant Whip, HM Treasury
10 Jun 2009Became Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Work and Pensions
Commons20 May 2009National Policy Statements — Parliamentary committee writes a report tellayeaye Teller
Commons20 May 2009National Policy Statements — Parliamentary debate following committee report — rejected tellnono Teller
Commons19 May 2009Commission for the Compact — New Clause 25 — Paying for sexual services of a prostitute known to be trafficked or coerced: England and Wales tellnono Teller
Commons19 May 2009Commission for the Compact — New Clause 4 — Loitering: decriminalisation of under 18 year olds tellnono Teller
Commons13 May 2009Bill Presented — Clause 20 — Bingo duty tellnono Teller
Commons13 May 2009Bill Presented — Clause 20 — Bingo duty tellnono Teller
Commons12 May 2009Surface Water and Highway Drainage Charges (Exemption) Bill — Clause 9 — extension of reduced standard rate and anti-avoidance provision tellayeaye Teller
Commons6 May 2009Developing Country Debt (Restriction of Recovery) — Finance Bill tellayeaye Teller
Commons1 Apr 2009Delegated Legislation — Rating and Valuation (S.I., 2009, No. 204) tellnono Teller
Commons1 Apr 2009Geneva Conventions and United Nations Personnel (Protocols) Bill [ Lords] (Programme) tellayeaye Teller
Commons25 Mar 2009Opposition Day — [9th Allotted Day] — Business Rates and the Recession tellnono Teller
Commons24 Mar 2009Pension Credit and Personal Expense Allowance (Duty of Consultation and Review) — New Clause 11 — Guidance on offences that involve hatred on grounds of sexual orientation tellnono Teller
Commons17 Mar 2009Data Retention (EC Directive) Regulations 2009 — Retention of Communications Data by Communications Providers tellayeaye Teller
Commons17 Mar 2009Food Labelling Regulations (Amendment) — Clause 2 — Work-related activity: income support claimants and partners of claimants tellnono Teller
Commons17 Mar 2009Food Labelling Regulations (Amendment) — Clause 1 — Schemes for assisting persons to obtain employment: "work for your benefit" schemes etc. tellnono Teller
Commons16 Mar 2009Industry and Exports (Financial Support) Bill — Use of the Chamber (United Kingdom Youth Parliament) tellayeaye Teller
Commons16 Mar 2009Industry and Exports (Financial Support) Bill — Use of the Chamber (United Kingdom Youth Parliament) tellnono Teller
Commons10 Mar 2009Motion to reject the European Working Time Directive — rejected tellnono Teller
Commons27 Feb 2009Prayers — Autism Bill tellnono Teller
Commons24 Feb 2009Opposition Day — [6th Allotted Day] — British Agriculture and Food Labelling tellnono Teller
Commons11 Feb 2009Royal Mail — Notes Conservatives' failure to invest tellayeaye Teller
Commons11 Feb 2009Royal Mail — Rapid partial privatization — rejected tellnono Teller
Commons9 Feb 2009Political Parties and Elections Bill — Non Westminster representation should count — rejected tellnono Teller
Commons21 Jan 2009Opposition Day — [1st Allotted Day] — Emergency Care tellnono Teller
Commons15 Dec 2008Debate on the Address — Economy, Pensions and Welfare tellayeaye Teller
Commons15 Dec 2008Debate on the Address — Economy, Pensions and Welfare tellnono Teller
Commons15 Dec 2008Debate on the Address — Economy, Pensions and Welfare tellnono Teller
Commons8 Dec 2008Police raid of MP's office — New committee to adjourn immediately tellayeaye Teller
Commons8 Dec 2008Review of House of Commons Proceedures Police Raid of Damian Green MP's Office — Committee to Investigate Immediately — rejected tellnono Teller
Commons12 Nov 2008Business of the House — Regional Grand Committees tellnono Teller
Commons12 Nov 2008New Standing Order — Regional Select Committees — Membership tellnono Teller
Commons12 Nov 2008Business of the House — Regional Select Committees tellnono Teller
Commons12 Nov 2008Regional Accountability — Set up regional select committees tellayeaye Teller
Commons12 Nov 2008Business of the House — Regional Accountability tellnono Teller
Commons12 Nov 2008Business of the House — Regional Accountability tellnono Teller
Commons10 Nov 2008Opposition Day — [20th Allotted Day] — Economic Crisis tellayeaye Teller
Commons10 Nov 2008Opposition Day — [20th Allotted Day] — Economic Crisis tellnono Teller
Commons3 Nov 2008Orders of the Day — Clause 5 — Functions etc of a reclaim fund tellnono Teller
Commons27 Oct 2008Orders of the Day — Schedule 7 — Repeals tellayeaye Teller
Commons27 Oct 2008Orders of the Day — Clause 78 — Constitutional arrangements tellnono Teller
Commons27 Oct 2008Orders of the Day — Clause 19 — Quality contracts schemes tellnono Teller
Commons27 Oct 2008Orders of the Day — New Clause 10 — Provision that may be made in an order under section 73 tellnono Teller
Commons22 Oct 2008Point of Order — Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [ Lords] (Programme) (No. 2) tellayeaye Teller
Commons8 Oct 2008Orders of the Day — New Clause 24 — Responsibility for children in care who enter custody tellnono Teller
Commons8 Oct 2008Orders of the Day — New Clause 7 — Registration scheme in England and Wales tellnono Teller
6 Oct 2008Stopped being Parliamentary Secretary, House of Commons
6 Oct 2008Became Assistant Whip, HM Treasury
21 Aug 2008Stopped being a member of the Public Accounts Committee
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' allowances — External audits and no more furniture — rejected minorityaye Rebel
3 Jun 2008Stopped being a member of the Draft Climate Change Bill (Joint Committee)
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Sibling compatibility only regenerative tissue — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Testing for sibling tissue compatibility minorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Testing for gender-related illness minorityno Rebel
28 Jun 2007Stopped being Parliamentary Private Secretary (Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC, Minister of State), Ministry of Justice
28 Jun 2007Became Parliamentary Secretary, House of Commons
12 Jun 2007Became Parliamentary Private Secretary (Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC, Minister of State), Ministry of Justice
27 Apr 2007Became a member of the Draft Climate Change Bill (Joint Committee)
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 7 (100 per Cent. Elected) 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
Commons1 Nov 2006September Sittings minorityno Rebel
Commons17 Oct 2006Points of Order — Gambling Act 2005 (Amendment) Majorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Mar 2006Animal Welfare Bill — New Clause "8" — Docking of dogs' tails — Working dogs Majorityaye 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
14 Jul 2005Became a member of the Public Accounts Committee

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
6% Abusive Tax Avoidance Should be Illegal
0% Academy Schools - for
90% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
84% Bankers' Bonus Tax
75% Business and community control of schools: For
0% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
0% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
16% Closed Material Proceedure
19% Coalition Programme for Government - For
100% Control Orders
100% Crossrail - In favour
0% Cull Badgers
50% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
10% Employee Shareholder Status
0% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
100% Energy Prices - More Affordable
0% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
80% European Union - For
9% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
40% Fixed Term Parliaments
73% Fully Elected House of Lords
33% Further Devolution to Scotland
60% Further devolution to Wales
72% Gambling - Against permissiveness
0% GP Commissioning in the NHS
20% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
0% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
73% Homosexuality - Equal rights
22% Human Rights and Equality
100% Identity cards - For introduction
70% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
33% Increase Air Passenger Duty
56% Increase Taxes on Companies Investing in Assets
6% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
10% Increase VAT
0% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
94% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
100% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
0% Localise Council Tax Support
35% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
100% Mansion Tax
95% Mass Retention of Communications Data
100% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
93% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
70% More powers for local councils
31% No detention without charge or trial
92% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
98% Nuclear power - For
100% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
83% Pension auto-enrolment - For
16% Police and Crime Commissioners
100% Post office - in favour of Government policy
0% Post office closures - against
75% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
0% Privatise Royal Mail
31% Promote Occupational Pensions
56% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
100% Rail Fares - Lower
11% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
0% Reduce spending power of local government
10% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
8% Reducing the number of MPs - for
1% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
31% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
13% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
29% Register of Lobbyists
99% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
100% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
0% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
10% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
0% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
42% Right to strike
62% Same Sex Marriage - for
15% Schools - Greater Autonomy
0% Sell England's Public Forests
48% Smoking ban - In favour
60% Stop climate change
94% Stronger Military Covenant
0% Termination of pregnancy - against
100% Terrorism laws - For
0% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
61% Transparency of Parliament
100% Trident replacement - In favour
0% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
0% University Tuition Fees - For
79% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
100% Voting age - Reduce to 16
0% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
100% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

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
99.8% Bruce GeorgeWalsall SouthLab
99.6% John ReidAirdrie and ShottsLab
99.6% Phil WoolasOldham East and SaddleworthLab
99.6% David ClellandTyne BridgeLab
99.5% Robin CookLivingstonLab

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