Voting Record — Betty Williams MP, Conwy (10640)

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

FromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Lab 8 votes out of 899, 0.9% 899 votes out of 1288, 69.8% 1 time
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 21 votes out of 907, 2.3% 907 votes out of 1246, 72.8% 2 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Lab 19 votes out of 727, 2.6% 727 votes out of 1273, 57.1% 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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HouseDateSubjectBetty WilliamsLab VoteRôle
Commons29 Jan 2010Motion to Sit in Private tellnono Teller
Commons29 Jan 2008Lisbon Treaty — Disapproves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty in terms of justice and home affairs — rejected bothno Rebel
Commons28 Mar 2007Gambling (Geographical Distribution of Casino Premises Licences) Order 2007 — 28 Mar 2007 — Division No. 88 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
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 7 (100 per Cent. Elected) minorityaye Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Support for bicameral Parliament minorityaye Rebel
Commons17 Oct 2006Points of Order — Gambling Act 2005 (Amendment) Majorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Oct 2006New Clause 6 — Immediate Suspension and Revocation of Drivers' Licences — New Clause 12 — Retro-reflective markings minorityno Rebel
22 Nov 2005Stopped being Member, Welsh Affairs Committee
20 Jul 2005Became Member, Welsh Affairs Committee
HouseDateSubjectBetty WilliamsLab VoteRôle
11 Apr 2005Stopped being Member, Welsh Affairs Committee
Commons18 Mar 2005Smoking in Public Places (Wales) Bill tellayeaye Teller
Commons18 Mar 2005[Sir Michael Lord in the Chair] tellayeno Rebel Teller
Commons26 Jan 2005Car Mileage Allowance minorityno Rebel
Commons24 Jan 2005Gambling Bill — Clause 226 — Gaming machines: Categories A to D minorityno Rebel
Commons24 Jan 2005Gambling Bill — Clause 58 — Age limit for Category D gaming machines minorityno Rebel
Commons3 Nov 2004Members' Allowances Majorityno Rebel
Commons2 Nov 2004Children Bill [Lords] — New Clause 12 — Reasonable punishment minorityno Rebel
Commons2 Nov 2004Children Bill [Lords] — New Clause 12 — Reasonable punishment minorityno Rebel
Commons2 Nov 2004Children Bill [Lords] — New Clause 2 — Powers of consideration and representation by Children's Commissioner for Wales minorityno Rebel
Commons2 Nov 2004Children Bill [Lords] — New Clause 1 — Children's Commissioner: functions minorityno Rebel
Commons1 Nov 2004Gambling Bill — 2nd reading minorityaye Rebel
28 May 2004Became Member, Welsh Affairs Committee
Commons19 Nov 2003Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill — Clause 1 — NHS foundation trusts minorityaye Rebel
Commons8 Jul 2003Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill — NHS Foundation Trusts minorityno Rebel
Commons18 Jun 2003Deferred Division — Race Relations minorityaye Rebel
Commons18 Mar 2003Iraq — Declaration of War minorityaye Rebel
Commons18 Mar 2003Iraq — Case for war not established — rejected 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 — House of Lords to be abolished — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons16 Jul 2001Select Committees — Accommodation and Works — Transport, Local Government and the Regions Majorityaye Rebel
Commons16 Jul 2001Select Committees — Accommodation and Works — Foreign Affairs Majorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Jul 2001Parliamentary Pensions Majorityno Rebel
HouseDateSubjectBetty WilliamsLab VoteRôle
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno Rebel
Commons9 May 2000Transport Bill - Parliamentary approval of transfer scheme minorityno Rebel
Commons9 May 2000Transport Bill - Transfer to be to not for profit company minorityno Rebel
Commons9 May 2000Transport Bill - Transfer to be to company owned by Crown minorityno Rebel
Commons5 Apr 2000Freedom of Information Bill — Exception from duty to comply with decision notice or enforcement notice minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Apr 2000Freedom of Information Bill — Formulation of government policy minorityno Rebel
Commons5 Apr 2000Freedom of Information Bill — Investigations and proceedings conducted by public authorities minorityno Rebel
Commons5 Apr 2000Freedom of Information Bill — Discretionary disclosures minorityno Rebel
Commons3 Apr 2000Child Support, Pensions and Social Security Bill - Annual increase in basic retirement pension minorityno Rebel
Commons9 Nov 1999Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Nov 1999Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill - Incapacity benefit: reduction for pension payments minorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Nov 1999Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill - Incapacity benefit: restriction to recent contributors minorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Nov 1999Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill - New allowances for bereaved spouses minorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Nov 1999Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Nov 1999Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Nov 1999Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill - Incapacity benefit: restriction to recent contributors minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Jul 1999City of London (Ward Elections) Bill minorityno Rebel
Commons14 Jul 1999City of London (Ward Elections) Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons20 May 1999Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill - Incapacity benefit: restriction to recent contributors 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
11% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
50% Assisted Dying
100% Asylum System - More strict
100% Ban fox hunting
50% Business and community control of schools: For
0% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
95% Control Orders
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
100% Crossrail - In favour
100% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
96% European Union - For
30% Foundation hospitals - In favour
100% Fox hunting - Ban
62% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
11% Fully Elected House of Lords
48% Gambling - Against permissiveness
100% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
0% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
80% Homosexuality - Equal rights
96% Identity cards - For introduction
0% Increase VAT
2% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
11% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
100% Mass Retention of Communications Data
82% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
100% Minumum Wage
0% No detention without charge or trial
100% Nuclear power - For
50% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
100% Pension auto-enrolment - For
100% Post office - in favour of Government policy
0% Post office closures - against
0% Privatise Royal Mail
100% Promote Occupational Pensions
50% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
42% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
50% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
0% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
71% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
0% Right to strike
0% Same Sex Marriage - for
39% Schools - Greater Autonomy
99% Smoking ban - In favour
50% Stop climate change
0% Stronger Military Covenant
100% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
0% Termination of pregnancy - against
97% Terrorism laws - For
0% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
100% Trade Union Regulation
8% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
50% Transparency of Parliament
0% Trident replacement - In favour
8% University education fees - Should be free
98% University Tuition Fees - For
1% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
42% Voting age - Reduce to 16
0% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary

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
100.0% Tony BlairSedgefieldLab
98.5% Gavin StrangEdinburgh EastLab
98.4% Charles ClarkeNorwich SouthLab
98.3% Natascha EngelNorth East DerbyshireLab
98.0% Tessa JowellDulwich and West NorwoodLab

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