Voting Record — MPs for Bootle

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

NameFromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)
Peter Dowd (show only their votes) 8 May 2015 still in office Lab 0 votes out of 333, 0.0% 333 votes out of 455, 73.2%
Joe Benton (show only their votes) 6 May 2010 30 Mar 2015 Lab 13 votes out of 609, 2.1% 609 votes out of 1239, 49.2%
Joe Benton (show only their votes) 5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Lab 28 votes out of 936, 3.0% 936 votes out of 1288, 72.7%
Joe Benton (show only their votes) 7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 18 votes out of 924, 1.9% 924 votes out of 1246, 74.2%
Joe Benton (show only their votes) 1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Lab 6 votes out of 953, 0.6% 953 votes out of 1273, 74.9%

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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 Peter Dowd MP
HouseDateSubjectPeter DowdLab VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller
Votes by Joe Benton MP
HouseDateSubjectJoe BentonLab VoteRôle
Commons5 Mar 2014Make Same Sex Marriage Available to Armed Forces Personnel Outside the United Kingdom minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Mar 2014Amendments to Acts of Parliament in Light of the Introduction of Same Sex Marriage in Parts of the UK minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Mar 2014Changes to Laws on Consular Marriage Following Introduction of Same Sex Marriages in Parts of the UK minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Mar 2014Registration of Armed Forces Chapels for Same Sex Marriages minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Mar 2014Proceedures for Consenting to Registration of Shared Places of Worship for Same Sex Marriage minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Mar 2014Same Sex Marriage — Enabling Courts to Deal with Divorce or Annulment Proceedings minorityaye Rebel
Commons21 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — Third Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons20 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — New Clause 10 — Civil Partnerships for All Couples minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — New Clause 8 — Domestic protection for persons minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — New Clause 6 — Protection of Beliefs About Marriage minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — New Clause 3 — Conscientious Objection From Registrars to Marrying Same Sex Couples minorityno Rebel
Commons5 Feb 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons7 Sep 2011Health and Social Care Bill 2011 — Independent Abortion Advice minorityno Rebel
Votes by Joe Benton MP
HouseDateSubjectJoe BentonLab VoteRôle
Commons9 Nov 2009Coroners and Justice Bill — Clause 61 — Freedom of Speech — Discussion and Criticism of Sexual Conduct and Orientation minorityaye Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill Third Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Clause 68 — Commencement minorityno Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Clause 4 — Prohibitions in connection with genetic material not of human origin minorityno Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [Lords] minorityno Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [Lords] minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Change abortion limit from 24 weeks to 22 weeks — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Prospects for life of handicapped child must be given before abortion — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Change abortion limit from 24 weeks to 20 weeks — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Change abortion limit from 24 weeks to 16 weeks — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Change abortion limit from 24 weeks to 12 weeks — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Fertility treatment requires male role model — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Fertility treatment requires father and mother — rejected minorityno Rebel
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 — Animal DNA may be inserted into an embryo minorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Cannot use gametes or pronuclei — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Human-animal hybrid licenses minorityno Rebel
Commons12 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Jan 2008Protection of freedom of expression (sexual orientation) minorityno Rebel
Commons5 Jun 2007Bill Presented — Termination of Pregnancy (Counselling and Miscellaneous Provisions) minorityno Rebel
Commons19 Mar 2007Equality Act (Sexual Orientation) Regulations minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Mar 2007Trident Replacement — Maintain Nuclear Deterrent Beyond Existing System minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Mar 2007Trident Replacement — Maintain the UK Nuclear Deterrent Beyond the Life of The Existing System minorityno Rebel
Commons14 Mar 2007Point of Order — Contraception and Abortion (Parental Information) minorityno Rebel
Commons14 Mar 2006Animal Welfare Bill — New Clause "8" — Docking of dogs' tails — Working dogs Majorityaye Rebel
Commons31 Jan 2006Racial and Religious Hatred Bill Majorityaye Rebel
Commons31 Jan 2006Racial and Religious Hatred Bill Majorityaye Rebel
Votes by Joe Benton MP
HouseDateSubjectJoe BentonLab VoteRôle
Commons5 Apr 2005Mental Capacity Bill — Clause 2 — People who lack capacity minorityno Rebel
Commons26 Jan 2005Modernisation of the House of Commons Majorityno Rebel
Commons14 Dec 2004Mental Capacity Bill — Schedule 3 — Property and affairs: supplementary provisions minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Dec 2004Mental Capacity Bill — New Clause 2 — Excluded decisions (No. 2) minorityno Rebel
Commons14 Dec 2004Mental Capacity Bill — New Clause 1 — Excluded decisions minorityno Rebel
Commons30 Oct 2003Pay for Chairmen of Select Committees — PAY FOR CHAIRMEN OF SELECT COMMITTEES (No. 2) minorityaye Rebel
Commons30 Oct 2003Pay for Chairmen of Select Committees minorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Jun 2003Mersey Tunnels Bill (By Order) — Schedule 1 — Amendment of the 1980 Act: Levying, Revision and Application of Tolls tellnono Teller
Commons10 Jun 2003Mersey Tunnels Bill (By Order) — Schedule 1 — Amendment of the 1980 Act: Levying, Revision and Application of Tolls tellayeaye Teller
Commons18 Mar 2003Iraq — Case for war not established — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons10 Mar 2003Local Government Bill — Maintain Prohibition on Promotion of Homosexuality (Section 28) minorityno Rebel
Commons10 Mar 2003Local Government Bill — New Clause 11 — Repeal of Section 2A of Local Government Act 1986 minorityno Rebel
Commons26 Feb 2003Iraq — Case for war is unproven — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 6 (60 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
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
Commons4 Nov 2002Adoption and Children Bill — Suitability Of Adopters minorityaye Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2002Mersey Tunnels Bill tellayeaye Teller
Commons20 May 2002Adoption and Children Bill — [3rd Allotted Day] — Clause 131 — General interpretation, etc. minorityno Rebel
Commons16 May 2002Adoption and Children Bill — [2nd Allotted Day] — Applications for adoption minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 May 2002Modernisation of the House of Commons — SELECT COMMITTEES (No. 1) Majorityaye Rebel
Votes by Joe Benton MP
HouseDateSubjectJoe BentonLab VoteRôle
Commons19 Dec 2000Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Research Purposes) Regulations minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Jul 2000Local Government Bill [Lords] - Prohibition on promotion of homosexuality: bullying minorityno Rebel
Commons10 Feb 2000Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons28 Jan 2000Medical Treatment (Prevention of Euthanasia) Bill — Second Reading tellayeaye Teller
Commons1 Mar 1999Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill — Third Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Feb 1999Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill — Clause 1 — Age of Consent for Homosexual Acts minorityaye Rebel
Commons25 Jan 1999Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons13 Mar 1998Wild Mammals (Hunting with Dogs) Bill - Hunting beginning in the Republic of Ireland tellayeaye Teller
Commons13 Mar 1998Wild Mammals (Hunting with Dogs) Bill - Gun Packs tellnono Teller
Commons13 Mar 1998Wild Mammals (Hunting with Dogs) Bill - Mink tellnono Teller
Commons13 Mar 1998Wild Mammals (Hunting with Dogs) Bill tellnono Teller
Commons13 Mar 1998Wild Mammals (Hunting with Dogs) Bill - Power to amend tellayeaye Teller
Commons28 Nov 1997Wild Mammals (Hunting with Dogs) Bill tellayeaye 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
0% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
0% Academy Schools - for
17% Action to prevent domestic violence
0% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
0% Assisted Dying
16% Asylum System - More strict
0% Balance the Budget Without Borrowing
100% Do more to help refugees inclding children
21% Encourage and incentivise saving
0% English Votes on English Laws etc.
50% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
47% European Union - For
0% Extend Right to Buy to Housing Associations
35% For the UK to Remain a Member of the EU
100% Fully Elected House of Lords
63% Further Devolution to Scotland
83% Further devolution to Wales
67% Higher taxes on banks
100% HS2 - In Favour
100% Human Rights and Equality
67% In Favour of Mass Surveillance
100% Incentivise membership of press regulator
14% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
92% Increase VAT
80% Inheritance Tax
50% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
10% Make High Earners Pay Market Rent for Council Home
75% Mass Retention of Communications Data
100% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
0% Merge Police and Fire under Police & Crime Cmmr
0% Military Action against Daesh / ISIL
0% Minumum Wage
100% More funds for social care
100% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
65% More powers for local councils
50% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
0% Phase out of Tenancies for Life
50% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
100% Public Ownership of Railways
0% Reduce capital gains tax
25% Reduce central funding for local government
3% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
11% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
25% Reducing the number of MPs - for
69% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
50% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
100% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
17% Replace Higher Education Grants with Loans
50% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
0% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
75% Retain funds from council house sales locally
81% Right for EU Citizens in the UK to Stay
100% Right to strike
98% State control of bus services
86% Stop climate change
100% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
6% Tougher on illegal immigration
0% Trade Union Regulation
63% Trident replacement - In favour
0% University Tuition Fees - For
0% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
90% 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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