Voting Record — MPs for Bath

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

NameFromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)
Ben Howlett (show only their votes) 8 May 2015 still in office Con 2 votes out of 407, 0.5% 407 votes out of 467, 87.2%
Don Foster (show only their votes) 6 May 2010 30 Mar 2015 LDem 9 votes out of 1007, 0.9% 1007 votes out of 1239, 81.3%
Don Foster (show only their votes) 5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 LDem 10 votes out of 968, 1.0% 968 votes out of 1288, 75.2%
Don Foster (show only their votes) 7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 LDem 13 votes out of 996, 1.3% 996 votes out of 1246, 79.9%
Don Foster (show only their votes) 1 May 1997 14 May 2001 LDem 4 votes out of 876, 0.5% 876 votes out of 1273, 68.8%

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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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Votes by Ben Howlett MP
HouseDateSubjectBen HowlettCon VoteRôle
Commons20 Jul 2016Electoral Reform (Proportional Representation and Reduction of Voting Age) minorityno Rebel
Commons15 Jul 2015Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education in State Schools Majorityno Rebel
Votes by Don Foster MP
HouseDateSubjectDon FosterLDem VoteRôle
Commons26 Mar 2015House of Commons Standing Orders — Secret Ballot for Re-Election of a Former Speaker minorityno 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 minorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Feb 2014Children and Families Bill — Offence of Smoking in a Private Vehicle When A Person Under 18 is Present minorityaye Rebel
Commons11 Jul 2012House of Commons to Sit on Tuesdays from 7pm until 10pm to Consider Private Members' Bills Majorityaye 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
Commons14 Sep 2011Energy Bill — Clause 42 — Energy Efficiency Requirement for Landlords of Private Rental Properties minorityno Rebel
Commons13 Oct 2010Superannuation Bill — New Clause 1 — Consents required for civil service compensation scheme modifications minorityaye Rebel
Votes by Don Foster MP
HouseDateSubjectDon FosterLDem VoteRôle
Commons7 Jul 2009Parliamentary Commissions of Inquiry — Clause 11 — Rates of alcoholic liquor duty tellayeaye Teller
Commons20 Mar 2009Prayers minorityno Rebel
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' salaries — £650 catch-up payment — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons30 Jun 2008Energy Security — Commends the Government's effort Majorityaye Rebel
Commons26 Jun 2007Deferred Divisions — Off-Road Vehicles (Registration) Bill [Money] Majorityno Rebel
Commons5 Jun 2007Bill Presented — Termination of Pregnancy (Counselling and Miscellaneous Provisions) minorityno Rebel
Commons28 Mar 2007Communications Allowance — establishment Majorityno Rebel
Commons1 Nov 2006September Sittings Majorityaye Rebel
Commons1 Nov 2006Communications Allowance — Welcoming the principle Majorityno Rebel
Commons5 Jul 2006Deferred Divisions — adjournment (summer) Majorityno Rebel
Commons8 Feb 2006Opposition Parties (Financial Assistance) Majorityno Rebel
Votes by Don Foster MP
HouseDateSubjectDon FosterLDem VoteRôle
Commons10 Mar 2005Support For Members Who Have Chosen Not To Take Their Seats Majorityaye Rebel
Commons26 Jan 2005Modernisation of the House of Commons minorityaye Rebel
Commons16 Nov 2004Hunting Bill — Clause 1 — Hunting wild mammals with dogs Majorityunknown Unknown
Commons2 Nov 2004Children Bill [Lords] — New Clause 12 — Reasonable punishment minorityno Rebel
Commons27 Oct 2004St. George's Day (Public Holiday) minorityno Rebel
Commons15 Jun 2004Trade Unions (Political Funds) Reform minorityaye Rebel
Commons25 May 2004Gender Recognition Bill [Lords] — Religion Majorityaye Rebel
Commons26 Apr 2004Justice (Northern Ireland) Bill [Lords] — Clause 2 — Membership Of The Commission tellayeaye Teller
Commons22 Apr 2004Security Screen Majorityno Rebel
Commons22 Apr 2004Installation of a Security Screen in the House of Commons Chamber Majorityaye Rebel
Commons18 Nov 2003Criminal Justice Bill — Clause 78 — Authorisation of Investigations tellnono Teller
Commons1 Jul 2003Hunting Bill (Programme) (No. 4) Majorityno Rebel
Commons30 Jun 2003Hunting Bill (Programme) (No. 3) Majorityno Rebel
Commons16 Dec 2002Hunting Bill (Programme) Majorityunknown Unknown
Commons15 Apr 2002City of London (Ward Elections) Bill — New Clause 1 — Exclusion of Crown Property minorityaye Rebel
Commons15 Apr 2002City of London (Ward Elections) Bill — New Clause 1 — Exclusion of Crown Property minorityno Rebel
Commons18 Dec 2001Facilities of the House Majorityno Rebel
Votes by Don Foster MP
HouseDateSubjectDon FosterLDem VoteRôle
Commons5 Feb 2001Care for the Elderly tellnono Teller
Commons17 Jan 2001Hunting Bill - Hunting with dogs: regulation minorityno Rebel
Commons31 Oct 2000Stem Cell Research minorityno Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker tellayeaye Teller
Commons11 Apr 2000Standing Committee on Regional Affairs tellayeaye Teller
Commons29 Mar 2000Child Support, Pensions and Social Security Bill - Recovery of housing benefit tellayeaye Teller
Commons16 Jun 1999Immigration and Asylum Bill - Repeals tellnono Teller
Commons19 Jan 1999Greater London Authority Bill tellayeaye Teller
Commons29 Jul 1998Parliamentary Oaths (Amendment) minorityno Rebel
Commons11 Feb 1998Greater London Authority (Referendum) Bill tellnono Teller
Commons4 Nov 1997Student Finance — Opposition Day Debate tellnono Teller
Commons18 Jun 1997Firearms (Amendment) Bill minorityaye Rebel

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
50% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
100% Academy Schools - for
50% Action to prevent domestic violence
92% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
0% Assisted Dying
100% Asylum System - More strict
100% Balance the Budget Without Borrowing
42% Do more to help refugees inclding children
100% Encourage and incentivise saving
100% English Votes on English Laws etc.
50% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
27% European Union - For
100% Extend Right to Buy to Housing Associations
28% For the UK to Remain a Member of the EU
0% Fully Elected House of Lords
5% Further Devolution to Scotland
0% Further devolution to Wales
0% Higher taxes on banks
100% HS2 - In Favour
0% Human Rights and Equality
83% In Favour of Mass Surveillance
25% Incentivise membership of press regulator
100% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
0% Increase VAT
0% Inheritance Tax
0% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
100% Make High Earners Pay Market Rent for Council Home
100% Mass Retention of Communications Data
0% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
100% Merge Police and Fire under Police & Crime Cmmr
100% Military Action against Daesh / ISIL
100% Minumum Wage
0% More funds for social care
0% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
23% More powers for local councils
0% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
100% Phase out of Tenancies for Life
50% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
0% Public Ownership of Railways
100% Reduce capital gains tax
100% Reduce central funding for local government
100% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
100% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
75% Reducing the number of MPs - for
100% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
100% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
0% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
83% Replace Higher Education Grants with Loans
100% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
100% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
0% Retain funds from council house sales locally
17% Right for EU Citizens in the UK to Stay
0% Right to strike
17% State control of bus services
14% Stop climate change
0% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
100% Tougher on illegal immigration
100% Trade Union Regulation
100% Trident replacement - In favour
100% University Tuition Fees - For
100% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
20% Voting age - Reduce to 16

Possible Friends (more...)

Shows which MPs voted most similarly to this one in the 2015-present, 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.

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