Voting Record — John Baron MP, Basildon and Billericay (10715)

John Baron is currently Chair, Foreign Affairs Sub-Committee and Member, Foreign Affairs Committee

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

FromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
8 May 2015 still in office Con 6 votes out of 277, 2.2% 277 votes out of 456, 60.7% 0 times
6 May 2010 30 Mar 2015 Con 48 votes out of 804, 6.0% 804 votes out of 1239, 64.9% 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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HouseDateSubjectJohn BaronCon VoteRôle
Commons23 Mar 2016High Speed Rail (London — West Midlands) Bill — Third Reading minorityaye Rebel
5 Jan 2016Became Chair, Foreign Affairs Sub-Committee
Commons2 Dec 2015UK Airstrikes Against ISIL in Syria minorityaye Rebel
Commons2 Dec 2015UK Airstrikes Against ISIL in Syria — Decline to Authorise minorityno Rebel
Commons16 Nov 2015Selection of the UK Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe minorityno Rebel
Commons3 Nov 2015Access to Medical Treatments (Innovation) Bill — Database of Innovative Treatments — Departure from Accepted Practice — Money minorityaye Rebel
8 Jul 2015Became Member, Foreign Affairs Committee
Commons16 Jun 2015European Union Referendum Bill — Schedule 1 — Publication of Campaign Material by Government and Public Bodies minorityno Rebel
HouseDateSubjectJohn BaronCon VoteRôle
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Member, Foreign Affairs Committee
Commons23 Feb 2015Serious Crime Bill — New Clause 2 — Official Secrets Act 1989 — Defence of Disclosure to Historic Child Abuse Inquiry minorityno Rebel
Commons23 Feb 2015Serious Crime Bill — New Clause 1 — Making Clear Abortion on the Basis of Gender is Illegal Majorityaye Rebel
Commons26 Jan 2015Infrastructure Bill — New Clause 16 — Pubs and Bars — Demolition and Change of Use minorityno Rebel
Commons19 Nov 2014Opposition Day — Rejoining of 35 European Union Justice and Home Affairs Measures minorityaye Rebel
Commons18 Nov 2014Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill — New Clause 2 — Pubs Code: Market Rent Only Option for Tenants of Large Pub-Owning Businesses Majorityno Rebel
Commons10 Nov 2014Transposing European Union Criminal Justice and Data Protection Measures into UK Law minorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Nov 2014Transposing European Union Criminal Justice and Data Protection Measures into UK Law — If to make Decision minorityno Rebel
Commons26 Sep 2014UK Air Strikes Against ISIL in Iraq minorityaye Rebel
Commons28 Apr 2014High Speed Rail (London — West Midlands) Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons28 Apr 2014High Speed Rail (London — West Midlands) Bill — Decline Second Reading minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Dec 2013Recall of Elected Representatives — Power for Voters to Prompt New Election Before Term of Office Ends minorityaye Rebel
Commons20 Nov 2013Defence Reform Bill — New Clause 3 — Report and Parliamentary Approval of Plans on the Future of the Reserve Forces minorityno Rebel
Commons31 Oct 2013High Speed Rail (Preparation) Bill — Third Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons29 Aug 2013Syria and the Use of Chemical Weapons Majorityaye Rebel
Commons26 Jun 2013High Speed Rail (Preparation) Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons26 Jun 2013High Speed Rail (Preparation) Bill — Decline Second Reading minorityno Rebel
Commons21 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — Third Reading Majorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — New Clause 8 — Domestic protection for persons Majorityaye Rebel
Commons20 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — New Clause 6 — Protection of Beliefs About Marriage Majorityaye Rebel
Commons20 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — New Clause 3 — Conscientious Objection From Registrars to Marrying Same Sex Couples Majorityaye Rebel
Commons16 Apr 2013Growth and Infrastructure Bill — Development orders: development within the curtilage of a dwelling house minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Feb 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — Second Reading Majorityno Rebel
Commons29 Jan 2013Electoral Registration and Administration Bill — New Clause on Review of Parliamentary Constituency Boundaries Majorityaye Rebel
Commons8 Nov 2012Increased Commercialisation of the House of Commons to Generate Income minorityno Rebel
Commons6 Nov 2012European Union — Banking Union and Economic and Monetary Union — European Banking Authority minorityno Rebel
Commons31 Oct 2012Seek Real Terms Cut in European Union Budget Majorityno Rebel
Commons17 Oct 2012European Union — Regulation of Emission of Pollutants from Ships minorityaye Rebel
Commons11 Jul 2012Sitting Times of the House of Commons on Tuesdays Majorityno Rebel
Commons11 Jul 2012House of Commons Sitting Start Time on Tuesdays Majorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Jul 2012House of Lords Reform Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons12 Mar 2012Backbench Business Committee — Election of Members and Chair — Operation of Committee minorityaye Rebel
Commons12 Mar 2012Election of Backbench Business Committee minorityno Rebel
Commons12 Mar 2012Election of Backbench Business Committee by Parties minorityno Rebel
Commons23 Feb 2012Business of the House — Sittings of the House (20 and 23 March) minorityno Rebel
Commons23 Feb 2012Business of the House — Hold Westminister Hall Debate Session in Lieu of One Cancelled for Visit by Monarch minorityno Rebel
Commons20 Feb 2012Backbench Business — Iran — Rule out Use of Force — Redouble Diplomatic Efforts minorityaye Rebel
Commons23 Nov 2011Deferred Division — Schengen Governance minorityaye Rebel
Commons24 Oct 2011National Referendum on the United Kingdom's Membership of the European Union minorityno Rebel
Commons10 Oct 2011Protection of Freedoms Bill — Amendment to Programme Motion minorityno Rebel
Commons21 Mar 2011United Nations Security Council Resolution 1973 — Libya — No Fly Zone minorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Feb 2011European Union — UK Contributions to the Eurozone Financial Stabilisation Mechanism minorityaye Rebel
Commons1 Feb 2011European Union Bill — New Clause 11 — Referendum on EU Membership If Referendum Opposes Transfer of Powers minorityno Rebel
Commons26 Jan 2011European Union Bill — Clause 9 — Approval required in connection with Title V of Part 3 of TFEU minorityno Rebel
Commons24 Jan 2011European Union Bill — Clause 5 — Statement to be laid before Parliament minorityno Rebel
Commons10 Nov 2010Equitable Life (Payments) Bill — Clause 1 — Payments minorityno Rebel
Commons2 Nov 2010Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Third Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons13 Oct 2010Draft EU Budget 2011 minorityno Rebel
Commons9 Sep 2010UK Armed Forces in Afghanistan (Backbench Business) minorityaye Rebel
12 Jul 2010Became Member, Foreign Affairs Committee
6 May 2010Stopped being Opposition Whip (Commons),
3 Jul 2007Became Opposition Whip (Commons),
3 Jul 2007Stopped being Shadow Minister (Health),
1 Jul 2003Became Shadow Minister (Health),
18 Mar 2003Stopped being Shadow Minister (Health),
16 Dec 2002Stopped being Member, Education & Skills Committee
1 Jun 2002Became Shadow Minister (Health),
12 Nov 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
15% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
94% Academy Schools - for
50% Action to prevent domestic violence
17% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
64% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
50% Assisted Dying
76% Asylum System - More strict
77% Balance the Budget Without Borrowing
50% Ban fox hunting
12% Bankers' Bonus Tax
73% Business and community control of schools: For
100% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
50% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
100% Closed Material Proceedure
64% Coalition Programme for Government - For
3% Control Orders
50% Crossrail - In favour
75% Cull Badgers
50% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
42% Do more to help refugees inclding children
90% Employee Shareholder Status
85% Encourage and incentivise saving
100% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
12% Energy Prices - More Affordable
100% English Votes on English Laws etc.
39% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
26% European Union - For
92% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
92% Extend Right to Buy to Housing Associations
87% Fixed Term Parliaments
11% For the UK to Remain a Member of the EU
10% Foundation hospitals - In favour
50% Fox hunting - Ban
7% Fully Elected House of Lords
14% Further Devolution to Scotland
21% Further devolution to Wales
51% Gambling - Against permissiveness
79% GP Commissioning in the NHS
82% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
65% Higher taxes on banks
100% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
62% Homosexuality - Equal rights
0% HS2 - In Favour
19% Human Rights and Equality
12% Identity cards - For introduction
83% In Favour of Mass Surveillance
40% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
67% Incentivise membership of press regulator
83% Increase Air Passenger Duty
88% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
93% Increase VAT
25% Inheritance Tax
38% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
91% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
6% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
21% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
75% Localise Council Tax Support
64% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
80% Make High Earners Pay Market Rent for Council Home
40% Make it easier to trigger a new election for an MP
25% Mansion Tax
58% Mass Retention of Communications Data
48% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
100% Merge Police and Fire under Police & Crime Cmmr
0% Military Action against Daesh / ISIL
1% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
16% Minumum Wage
50% More funds for social care
3% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
35% More powers for local councils
35% No detention without charge or trial
50% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
50% Nuclear power - For
2% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
17% Pension auto-enrolment - For
70% Phase out of Tenancies for Life
84% Police and Crime Commissioners
0% Post office - in favour of Government policy
100% Post office closures - against
0% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
85% Privatise Royal Mail
50% Promote Occupational Pensions
15% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
97% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
31% Public Ownership of Railways
25% Rail Fares - Lower
85% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
80% Reduce capital gains tax
92% Reduce central funding for local government
94% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
90% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
50% Reducing the number of MPs - for
34% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
89% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
75% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
71% Register of Lobbyists
50% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
25% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
83% Replace Higher Education Grants with Loans
50% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
100% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
84% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
0% Retain funds from council house sales locally
76% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
12% Right for EU Citizens in the UK to Stay
36% Right to strike
100% Same Sex Marriage - for
89% Schools - Greater Autonomy
98% Sell England's Public Forests
41% Smoking ban - In favour
9% State control of bus services
46% Stop climate change
22% Stronger Military Covenant
36% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
0% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
2% Termination of pregnancy - against
17% Terrorism laws - For
100% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
94% Tougher on illegal immigration
95% Trade Union Regulation
50% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
54% Transparency of Parliament
93% Trident replacement - In favour
100% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
93% University education fees - Should be free
46% University Tuition Fees - For
7% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
9% Voting age - Reduce to 16
50% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
0% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

Possible Friends (more...)

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