Voting Record — Eric Joyce MP, Falkirk (10685)

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

ConstituencyFromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
Falkirk 6 May 2010 still in office Lab 3 votes out of 424, 0.7% 424 votes out of 1104, 38.4% 0 times
Falkirk 5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Lab 9 votes out of 1059, 0.8% 1059 votes out of 1288, 82.2% 1 time
Falkirk West 7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 3 votes out of 965, 0.3% 965 votes out of 1246, 77.4% 1 time
Falkirk West 21 Dec 2000 14 May 2001 Lab 0 votes out of 151, 0.0% 151 votes out of 177, 85.3% 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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HouseDateSubjectEric JoyceLab VoteRôle
Commons15 Jul 2014Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill — Third Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons15 Jul 2014Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill — Clause 6 — Date of Repeal — Sunset Clause minorityno Rebel
Commons15 Jul 2014Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
HouseDateSubjectEric JoyceLab VoteRôle
Commons7 Apr 2010Digital Economy Bill — Third Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons7 Apr 2010Digital Economy Bill – delay creation of clause 18 – website blocking minorityaye Rebel
16 Jan 2009Stopped being Parliamentary Private Secretary (Rt Hon John Hutton, Secretary of State), Ministry of Defence
16 Oct 2008Became Parliamentary Private Secretary (Rt Hon John Hutton, Secretary of State), Ministry of Defence
16 Oct 2008Stopped being Parliamentary Private Secretary (Rt Hon John Hutton, Secretary of State), Department for Business, Enterprise & Regulatory Reform
28 Jun 2007Stopped being Parliamentary Private Secretary (Rt Hon John Hutton, Secretary of State), Department for Work and Pensions
28 Jun 2007Became Parliamentary Private Secretary (Rt Hon John Hutton, Secretary of State), Department for Business, Enterprise & Regulatory Reform
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
20 Nov 2006Stopped being Parliamentary Private Secretary (Rt Hon Margaret Hodge MBE, Minister of State), Department of Trade and Industry
20 Nov 2006Became Parliamentary Private Secretary (Rt Hon John Hutton, Secretary of State), Department for Work and Pensions
8 May 2006Became Parliamentary Private Secretary (Rt Hon Margaret Hodge MBE, Minister of State), Department of Trade and Industry
8 May 2006Stopped being Parliamentary Private Secretary (Rt Hon Margaret Hodge MBE, Minister of State), Department for Work and Pensions
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
10 Nov 2005Became Parliamentary Private Secretary (Rt Hon Margaret Hodge MBE, Minister of State), Department for Work and Pensions
Commons21 Oct 2005Armed Forces (Parliamentary Approval for Participation in Armed Conflict) Bill tellnoaye Rebel Teller
HouseDateSubjectMr Eric JoyceLab VoteRôle
11 Apr 2005Stopped being a member of the Procedure Committee
11 Apr 2005Stopped being Parliamentary Private Secretary (Mr Mike O'Brien, Minister of State), Department of Trade and Industry
2 Nov 2004Stopped being Parliamentary Private Secretary (Mr Mike O'Brien, Minister of State), Foreign & Commonwealth Office
2 Nov 2004Became Parliamentary Private Secretary (Mr Mike O'Brien, Minister of State), Department of Trade and Industry
7 Sep 2004Stopped being Parliamentary Private Secretary (Mr Mike O'Brien, Minister of State), Department of Trade and Industry
28 May 2004Became a member of the Procedure Committee
13 May 2004Became Parliamentary Private Secretary (Mr Mike O'Brien, Minister of State), Foreign & Commonwealth Office
13 May 2004Became Parliamentary Private Secretary (Mr Mike O'Brien, Minister of State), Department of Trade and Industry
Commons8 Jul 2003House of Lords Reform — Exclusion of remaining Hereditary Peers tellnoaye Rebel Teller
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons14 May 2002Modernisation of the House of Commons — SELECT COMMITTEES (No. 1) Majorityaye Rebel
HouseDateSubjectMr Eric JoyceLab VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller

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
13% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
34% Abusive Tax Avoidance Should be Illegal
32% Academy Schools - for
63% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
84% Ban fox hunting
86% Bankers' Bonus Tax
93% Business and community control of schools: For
0% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
0% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
32% Closed Material Proceedure
25% Coalition Programme for Government - For
100% Control Orders
100% Crossrail - In favour
38% Cull Badgers
75% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
40% Employee Shareholder Status
0% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
59% Energy Prices - More Affordable
25% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
73% European Union - For
26% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
38% Fixed Term Parliaments
100% Foundation hospitals - In favour
84% Fox hunting - Ban
69% Fully Elected House of Lords
33% Further Devolution to Scotland
45% Further devolution to Wales
32% Gambling - Against permissiveness
7% GP Commissioning in the NHS
30% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
0% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
84% Homosexuality - Equal rights
19% Human Rights and Equality
88% Identity cards - For introduction
60% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
44% Increase Air Passenger Duty
33% Increase Taxes on Companies Investing in Assets
34% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
22% Increase VAT
99% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
2% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
67% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
93% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
13% Localise Council Tax Support
42% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
75% Mansion Tax
25% Mass Retention of Communications Data
85% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
93% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
51% More powers for local councils
18% No detention without charge or trial
58% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
100% Nuclear power - For
100% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
42% Pension auto-enrolment - For
16% Police and Crime Commissioners
96% Post office - in favour of Government policy
4% Post office closures - against
75% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
16% Privatise Royal Mail
21% Promote Occupational Pensions
56% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
2% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
75% Rail Fares - Lower
16% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
20% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
0% Reduce spending power of local government
30% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
10% Reducing the number of MPs - for
2% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
28% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
0% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
50% Register of Lobbyists
50% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
50% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
50% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
27% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
12% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
42% Right to strike
75% Same Sex Marriage - for
45% Schools - Greater Autonomy
0% Sell England's Public Forests
45% Smoking ban - In favour
55% Stop climate change
63% Stronger Military Covenant
0% Termination of pregnancy - against
100% Terrorism laws - For
0% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
8% 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
61% University Tuition Fees - For
84% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
50% Voting age - Reduce to 16
0% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
80% 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
99.5% Robin CookLivingstonLab
99.0% John MacDougallGlenrothesLab
99.0% Tom HarrisGlasgow SouthLab
98.7% Thomas McAvoyRutherglen and Hamilton WestLab
98.6% Frank RoyMotherwell and WishawLab

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