Voting Record — Mark Simmonds MP, Boston and Skegness (11224)

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 30 Mar 2015 Con 4 votes out of 760, 0.5% 760 votes out of 1239, 61.3% 0 times
5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Con 16 votes out of 839, 1.9% 839 votes out of 1288, 65.1% 0 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Con 4 votes out of 820, 0.5% 820 votes out of 1246, 65.8% 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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HouseDateSubjectMark SimmondsCon VoteRôle
Commons23 Feb 2015Serious Crime Bill — New Clause 1 — Making Clear Abortion on the Basis of Gender is Illegal Majorityaye Rebel
Commons24 Nov 2014Recall of MPs Bill — Clause 2 — New Election as A Result of Conviction of an MP for An Offence Committed Before Their Election or Before Recall Bill Coming Into Force minorityaye Rebel
11 Aug 2014Stopped being The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs,
Commons21 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — Third Reading Majorityno Rebel
Commons5 Feb 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — Second Reading Majorityno Rebel
6 Sep 2012Became The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs,
6 May 2010Stopped being Shadow Minister (Health),
HouseDateSubjectMark SimmondsCon VoteRôle
Commons22 Oct 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill Third Reading Majorityno Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Clause 68 — Commencement Majorityaye Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Clause 4 — Prohibitions in connection with genetic material not of human origin Majorityaye Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [Lords] Majorityaye Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Prospects for life of handicapped child must be given before abortion — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Change abortion limit from 24 weeks to 20 weeks — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Testing for sibling tissue compatibility Majorityaye Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Animal DNA may be inserted into an embryo Majorityaye Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Human-animal hybrid licenses Majorityaye Rebel
Commons12 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Second Reading Majorityno Rebel
3 Jul 2007Became Shadow Minister (Health),
3 Jul 2007Stopped being Shadow Minister (International Development),
Commons5 Jun 2007Bill Presented — Termination of Pregnancy (Counselling and Miscellaneous Provisions) Majorityaye 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 2006Short Speeches minorityaye Rebel
Commons1 Nov 2006Legislative Process (Notice for Amendments in Public Bill Committee) Majorityno Rebel
10 May 2005Became Shadow Minister (International Development),
10 May 2005Stopped being Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs),
HouseDateSubjectMark SimmondsCon VoteRôle
1 Jun 2004Became Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs),
1 Jun 2004Stopped being Shadow Minister (Education),
30 Jan 2004Stopped being Shadow Minister (Health),
1 Jan 2004Became Shadow Minister (Education),
8 Dec 2003Stopped being Member, Education & Skills Committee
1 Jun 2003Became Shadow Minister (Health),
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 4 (80 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 2 (100 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
9 Jan 2003Stopped being Member, Environmental Audit Committee
Commons29 Oct 2002Modernisation of the House of Commons minorityaye Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002Modernisation of the House of Commons Majorityaye Rebel
16 Jul 2001Became Member, Environmental Audit Committee
16 Jul 2001Became Member, Education & Skills 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
27% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
100% Academy Schools - for
9% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
50% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
67% Apprenticeships
55% Asylum System - More strict
13% Ban fox hunting
20% Bankers' Bonus Tax
76% Business and community control of schools: For
100% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
50% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
84% Closed Material Proceedure
76% Coalition Programme for Government - For
1% Control Orders
50% Crossrail - In favour
50% Cull Badgers
100% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
60% Employee Shareholder Status
100% Encourage and incentivise saving
100% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
25% Energy Prices - More Affordable
100% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
43% European Union - For
72% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
83% Fixed Term Parliaments
10% Foundation hospitals - In favour
13% Fox hunting - Ban
75% Fully Elected House of Lords
12% Further Devolution to Scotland
45% Further devolution to Wales
47% Gambling - Against permissiveness
100% GP Commissioning in the NHS
81% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
86% Higher taxes on banks
100% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
51% Homosexuality - Equal rights
11% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
17% Reduce capital gains tax
93% Reducing the number of MPs - for
50% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
100% Sell England's Public Forests
47% Smoking ban - In favour
53% Stop climate change
17% Terrorism laws - For

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