Voting Record — MPs for East Devon

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

NameFromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)
Hugo Swire (show only their votes) 8 May 2015 still in office Con 0 votes out of 350, 0.0% 350 votes out of 456, 76.8%
Hugo Swire (show only their votes) 6 May 2010 30 Mar 2015 Con 3 votes out of 704, 0.4% 704 votes out of 1239, 56.8%
Hugo Swire (show only their votes) 5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Con 17 votes out of 797, 2.1% 797 votes out of 1288, 61.9%
Hugo Swire (show only their votes) 7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Con 10 votes out of 864, 1.2% 864 votes out of 1246, 69.3%
Sir Peter Emery (show only their votes) 1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Con 8 votes out of 472, 1.7% 472 votes out of 1273, 37.1%

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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 Hugo Swire MP
HouseDateSubjectHugo SwireCon VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller
Votes by Hugo Swire MP
HouseDateSubjectHugo SwireCon VoteRôle
Commons23 Feb 2015Serious Crime Bill — New Clause 1 — Making Clear Abortion on the Basis of Gender is Illegal Majorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Feb 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — Second Reading Majorityno Rebel
Commons9 Sep 2011Legislation (Territorial Extent) Bill — Third Reading — Impact of Bills on Each Part of the United Kingdom Majorityaye Rebel
Votes by Hugo Swire MP
HouseDateSubjectHugo SwireCon VoteRôle
Commons16 Mar 2009Industry and Exports (Financial Support) Bill — Use of the Chamber (United Kingdom Youth Parliament) minorityaye Rebel
Commons16 Mar 2009Industry and Exports (Financial Support) Bill — Use of the Chamber (United Kingdom Youth Parliament) minorityno Rebel
Commons16 Mar 2009Industry and Exports (Financial Support) Bill — Use of the Chamber (United Kingdom Youth Parliament) minorityaye Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [Lords] Majorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' allowances — External audits and no more furniture — rejected Majorityno Rebel
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' salaries — £650 catch-up payment — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Jun 2008Counter Terrorism Bill — Lord Chief Justice to appoint "special coroners" — rejected bothaye Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Change abortion limit from 24 weeks to 20 weeks — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Testing for sibling tissue compatibility Majorityaye Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Testing for gender-related illness Majorityaye Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Animal DNA may be inserted into an embryo Majorityaye Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Human-animal hybrid licenses Majorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Jun 2007Bill Presented — Termination of Pregnancy (Counselling and Miscellaneous Provisions) Majorityaye Rebel
Commons19 Mar 2007Equality Act (Sexual Orientation) Regulations Majorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons1 Nov 2006Legislative Process (Notice for Amendments in Public Bill Committee) Majorityno Rebel
Commons13 Jul 2005Committees — Administration Committee — Pay for Chairmen of Select Committees minorityaye Rebel
Commons13 Jul 2005Committees — Administration Committee — Pay for Chairmen of Standing Committees minorityaye Rebel
Votes by Hugo Swire MP
HouseDateSubjectHugo SwireCon VoteRôle
Commons26 Jan 2005Modernisation of the House of Commons minorityaye Rebel
Commons17 Nov 2004Civil Contingencies Bill — Clause 34 — Commencement tellnono Teller
Commons17 Nov 2004Civil Contingencies Bill (Programme) (No. 2) tellnono Teller
Commons11 Nov 2004Family Doctor Services tellnono Teller
Commons11 Nov 2004Family Doctor Services tellayeaye Teller
Commons28 Oct 2004School Transport Bill (Carry-Over) tellnono Teller
Commons28 Oct 2004School Transport Bill (Programme) tellnono Teller
Commons28 Oct 2004School Transport Bill tellnono Teller
Commons27 Oct 2004New Clause 10 — Victims of persons subject to hospital order with restriction order: representations — Clause 22 — Procedure for determining fitness to plead: England and Wales tellayeno Rebel Teller
Commons27 Oct 2004New Clause 10 — Victims of persons subject to hospital order with restriction order: representations — Clause 17 — Application by prosecution for certain counts to be tried without a jury tellayeaye Teller
Commons27 Oct 2004New Clause 10 — Victims of persons subject to hospital order with restriction order: representations — Clause 16 — Higher fixed penalty for repeated road traffic offences tellayeaye Teller
Commons14 Oct 2004EU Justice and Home Affairs tellnono Teller
Commons14 Oct 2004EU Justice and Home Affairs tellayeaye Teller
Commons13 Oct 2004Pensions and Welfare Reform tellnono Teller
Commons13 Oct 2004Pensions and Welfare Reform tellayeaye Teller
Commons15 Sep 2004Hunting Bill (Procedure) tellayeaye Teller
Commons15 Sep 2004Hunting Bill (Procedure) tellnono Teller
Commons13 Sep 2004Children Bill [Lords] (Programme) tellnono Teller
Commons15 Jul 2004Traffic Management Bill tellnono Teller
Commons15 Jul 2004Traffic Management Bill (Programme) (No. 2) tellnono Teller
Commons15 Jul 2004Traffic Management Bill [Ways and Means] [No.2] tellnono Teller
Commons6 Jul 2004Finance Bill — [1st Allotted Day] — New Clause 7 — Application of sections 298 to 301 tellayeaye Teller
Commons17 May 2004Local Government Finance tellnono Teller
Commons13 May 2004Child Trust Funds Bill (Programme) (No. 3) tellnono Teller
Commons12 May 2004Age-Related Payments Bill (Programme) tellnono Teller
Commons6 May 2004Armed Forces (Pensions and Compensation) Bill — Schedule 3 — Repeals tellnono Teller
Commons6 May 2004Armed Forces (Pensions and Compensation) Bill — New Clause 7 — Widow's Pensions for Life tellayeaye Teller
Commons6 May 2004Armed Forces (Pensions and Compensation) Bill — New Clause 3 — Burden of Proof tellayeaye Teller
Commons4 May 2004Scottish Parliament (Constituencies) Bill — [Sir Alan Haselhurst in the Chair] — Clause 1 — Constituencies and Regions tellayeaye Teller
Commons29 Apr 2004Animal and Plant Diseases tellayeaye Teller
Commons29 Apr 2004Planning and Compulsory Purchase Bill — New Clause — Application of Part 1 tellnono Teller
Commons29 Apr 2004Planning and Compulsory Purchase Bill — New Clause — Application of Part 1 tellnono Teller
Commons26 Apr 2004Justice (Northern Ireland) Bill [Lords] — Schedule 3 — Court Security tellnono Teller
Commons31 Mar 2004Higher Education Bill — Third Reading tellnono Teller
Commons25 Mar 2004Employment Relations Bill (Programme) (No. 3) tellnono Teller
Commons23 Mar 2004Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation — 36. Construction industry scheme tellnono Teller
Commons10 Mar 2004Justice (Northern Ireland) Bill [Lords] (Programme) tellnono Teller
Commons26 Feb 2004Employment Relations Bill [Money] tellnono Teller
Commons24 Feb 2004Pension Scheme Wind-ups tellayeaye Teller
Commons11 Feb 2004Regional Assemblies tellnono Teller
Commons13 Jan 2004Iraq — National Audit Office Report on Operation Telic tellayeaye Teller
Commons7 Jan 2004Care Homes tellayeaye Teller
Commons4 Dec 2003The Economy tellayeaye Teller
Commons3 Dec 2003Public Services, Health and Education tellayeaye Teller
Commons20 Nov 2003Sittings of the House tellnono Teller
Commons19 Nov 2003Criminal Justice Bill — Clause 41 — Application by Defendant for Trial to be Conducted without Jury tellnono Teller
Commons19 Nov 2003Criminal Justice Bill — Clause 41 — Application by Defendant for Trial to be Conducted without Jury tellnono Teller
Commons9 Jul 2003Hunting Bill — New Clause 1 — Compensation tellnono Teller
Commons9 Jul 2003Hunting Bill — New Clause 1 — Compensation tellayeaye Teller
Commons30 Jun 2003Hunting Bill — New Clause 14 — Registration in Respect of Hunting of Mink tellayeno Rebel Teller
Commons30 Jun 2003Hunting Bill — New Clause 11 — Registration in Respect of Hunting of Foxes tellnono Teller
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
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 minorityaye Rebel
Votes by Sir Peter Emery MP
HouseDateSubjectSir Peter EmeryCon VoteRôle
Commons22 Mar 2001Election of a Speaker — Election of Speaker by secret ballot minorityno Rebel
Commons13 Feb 2001Tobacco Advertising and Promotion Bill - Penalties Majorityno Rebel
Commons22 Jan 2001[Relevant documents: The Second Report of the Health Committee, Session 1999-2000, on The Tobacco Industry and the Health Risks of Smoking, HC 27-I, and the Government's response thereto, Cm 4905.] Majorityno Rebel
Commons19 Dec 2000Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Research Purposes) Regulations Majorityno Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno Rebel
Commons24 Jan 2000City of London (Ward Elections) Bill tellnono Teller
Commons24 Jan 2000City of London (Ward Elections) Bill - Statement of compatibility with the European Convention on Human Rights tellayeaye Teller
Commons24 May 1999Modernisation of the House of Commons Majorityno Rebel
Commons24 May 1999Modernisation of the House of Commons Majorityno Rebel
Commons2 Sep 1998Business of the House (Criminal Justice (Terrorism and Conspiracy) 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
41% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
94% Academy Schools - for
33% Action to prevent domestic violence
24% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
64% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
50% Assisted Dying
77% Asylum System - More strict
77% Balance the Budget Without Borrowing
5% Ban fox hunting
21% Bankers' Bonus Tax
87% Business and community control of schools: For
100% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
100% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
100% Closed Material Proceedure
81% Coalition Programme for Government - For
3% Control Orders
50% Crossrail - In favour
75% Cull Badgers
100% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
42% Do more to help refugees inclding children
80% Employee Shareholder Status
85% Encourage and incentivise saving
100% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
18% Energy Prices - More Affordable
100% English Votes on English Laws etc.
89% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
35% European Union - For
72% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
100% Extend Right to Buy to Housing Associations
71% Fixed Term Parliaments
17% For the UK to Remain a Member of the EU
10% Foundation hospitals - In favour
5% Fox hunting - Ban
38% Fully Elected House of Lords
16% Further Devolution to Scotland
21% Further devolution to Wales
59% Gambling - Against permissiveness
79% GP Commissioning in the NHS
59% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
60% Higher taxes on banks
100% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
56% Homosexuality - Equal rights
83% HS2 - In Favour
50% Human Rights and Equality
11% Identity cards - For introduction
100% In Favour of Mass Surveillance
40% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
33% Incentivise membership of press regulator
78% Increase Air Passenger Duty
84% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
81% Increase VAT
17% Inheritance Tax
99% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
72% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
11% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
14% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
75% Localise Council Tax Support
62% 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
25% Mansion Tax
66% Mass Retention of Communications Data
55% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
50% Merge Police and Fire under Police & Crime Cmmr
100% Military Action against Daesh / ISIL
1% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
17% Minumum Wage
0% More funds for social care
13% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
37% More powers for local councils
35% No detention without charge or trial
7% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
50% Nuclear power - For
4% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
58% Pension auto-enrolment - For
100% Phase out of Tenancies for Life
68% Police and Crime Commissioners
2% Post office - in favour of Government policy
98% Post office closures - against
0% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
69% Privatise Royal Mail
78% Promote Occupational Pensions
33% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
54% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
31% Public Ownership of Railways
38% Rail Fares - Lower
50% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
73% Reduce capital gains tax
100% Reduce central funding for local government
85% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
85% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
95% Reducing the number of MPs - for
100% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
57% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
100% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
62% Register of Lobbyists
50% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
38% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
67% Replace Higher Education Grants with Loans
25% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
91% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
79% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
25% Retain funds from council house sales locally
88% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
16% Right for EU Citizens in the UK to Stay
36% Right to strike
90% Same Sex Marriage - for
91% Schools - Greater Autonomy
100% Sell England's Public Forests
47% Smoking ban - In favour
55% State control of bus services
36% Stop climate change
38% Stronger Military Covenant
49% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
25% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
26% 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
50% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
46% Transparency of Parliament
100% 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
88% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
16% Voting age - Reduce to 16
17% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
0% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

Possible Friends (more...)

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