Voting Record — MPs for Bridgwater

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

NameFromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)
Ian Liddell-Grainger (show only their votes) 5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Con 10 votes out of 850, 1.2% 850 votes out of 1288, 66.0%
Ian Liddell-Grainger (show only their votes) 7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Con 10 votes out of 962, 1.0% 962 votes out of 1246, 77.2%
Mr Tom King (show only their votes) 1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Con 2 votes out of 646, 0.3% 646 votes out of 1273, 50.7%

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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 Ian Liddell-Grainger MP
HouseDateSubjectIan Liddell-GraingerCon VoteRôle
Commons14 Jan 2010Business of the House — Nottingham City Council Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Jan 2010Business of the House — Canterbury City Council Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons21 Apr 2009Communities and Local Government — Canterbury City Council Bill, Leeds City Council Bill, Nottingham City Council Bill and Reading Borough Council Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' salaries — £650 catch-up payment — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Change abortion limit from 24 weeks to 22 weeks — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Prospects for life of handicapped child must be given before abortion — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons25 Jul 2007Home Affairs Majorityno Rebel
Commons14 Mar 2006Animal Welfare Bill — New Clause "8" — Docking of dogs' tails minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Feb 2006Health Bill — Schedule 8 — Minor and consequential amendments minorityaye Rebel
Commons19 Jul 2005Crossrail Bill minorityaye Rebel
Votes by Ian Liddell-Grainger MP
HouseDateSubjectIan Liddell-GraingerCon VoteRôle
Commons7 Feb 2005Serious Organized Crime and Police Bill -- Demonstrating without authorisation in a designated area minorityaye Rebel
Commons7 Feb 2005Serious Organised Crime and Police Bill — Abolish the offense of Blasphemy — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons26 Jan 2005Car Mileage Allowance minorityno Rebel
Commons26 Jan 2005Modernisation of the House of Commons minorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Nov 2004Civil Partnerships Bill [Lords] — Third Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 4 (80 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002Start Sittings of the House of Commons at 11.30 am rather than 14.30 on Tuesdays Majorityno Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002New Provision for Earlier Sittings on Wednesdays, and for Thursdays and Fridays Majorityno Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002New Provision for Earlier Sittings on Wednesdays, and for Thursdays and Fridays Majorityaye Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002Modernisation of the House of Commons Majorityaye Rebel
Votes by Mr Tom King MP
HouseDateSubjectMr Tom KingCon VoteRôle
Commons19 Dec 2000Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Research Purposes) Regulations Majorityno Rebel
Commons13 Dec 2000Deferred Divisions - Fisheries: Total Allowable Catches and Quotas 2001 bothno Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker tellayeaye Teller
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno 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
73% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
94% Academy Schools - for
50% Action to prevent domestic violence
16% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
68% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
50% Apprenticeships
50% Assisted Dying
77% Asylum System - More strict
75% Balance the Budget Without Borrowing
0% Ban fox hunting
12% Bankers' Bonus Tax
76% Business and community control of schools: For
100% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
100% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
76% Closed Material Proceedure
80% Coalition Programme for Government - For
3% Control Orders
0% Crossrail - In favour
75% Cull Badgers
75% 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
23% Energy Prices - More Affordable
100% English Votes on English Laws etc.
95% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
33% European Union - For
92% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
97% 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
0% Fox hunting - Ban
17% Fully Elected House of Lords
6% Further Devolution to Scotland
15% Further devolution to Wales
55% Gambling - Against permissiveness
100% GP Commissioning in the NHS
0% Higher Pay for Public Sector Workers
82% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
65% Higher taxes on banks
100% Higher taxes on sugary drinks
100% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
28% Homosexuality - Equal rights
50% HS2 - In Favour
41% Human Rights and Equality
11% Identity cards - For introduction
83% In Favour of Mass Surveillance
40% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
33% Incentivise membership of press regulator
83% Increase Air Passenger Duty
90% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
81% Increase VAT
8% Inheritance Tax
99% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
72% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
6% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
0% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
75% Localise Council Tax Support
56% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
90% Make High Earners Pay Market Rent for Council Home
33% Make it easier to trigger a new election for an MP
13% Mansion Tax
89% Mass Retention of Communications Data
54% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
50% Member trustees on pension boards
100% Merge Police and Fire under Police & Crime Cmmr
83% Military Action against Daesh / ISIL
16% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
32% Minumum Wage
0% More Emergency Service Workers
0% More funds for social care
7% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
36% More powers for local councils
39% No detention without charge or trial
0% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
57% Nuclear power - For
43% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
17% Pension auto-enrolment - For
90% Phase out of Tenancies for Life
100% Police and Crime Commissioners
2% Post office - in favour of Government policy
98% Post office closures - against
0% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
100% Privatise Royal Mail
65% Promote Occupational Pensions
6% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
92% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
31% Public Ownership of Railways
24% Rail Fares - Lower
85% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
71% Reduce capital gains tax
100% Reduce central funding for local government
88% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
87% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
85% Reducing the number of MPs - for
100% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
60% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
92% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
83% Register of Lobbyists
75% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
0% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
83% Replace Higher Education Grants with Loans
38% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
95% 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
18% Right for EU Citizens in the UK to Stay
36% Right to strike
31% Same Sex Marriage - for
97% Schools - Greater Autonomy
100% Sell England's Public Forests
22% Smoking ban - In favour
9% State control of bus services
34% Stop climate change
22% Stronger Military Covenant
45% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
0% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
35% Termination of pregnancy - against
17% Terrorism laws - For
100% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
100% Tougher on illegal immigration
95% Trade Union Regulation
71% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
54% Transparency of Parliament
86% Trident replacement - In favour
100% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
93% University education fees - Should be free
48% University Tuition Fees - For
90% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
9% Voting age - Reduce to 16
17% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
30% 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
99.7% Geoffrey CoxTorridge and West DevonCon
99.7% Richard BaconSouth NorfolkCon
99.6% Francis MaudeHorshamCon
99.6% Richard SpringWest SuffolkCon
99.5% Malcolm RifkindKensington and ChelseaCon

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