Voting Record — Derek Twigg MP, Halton (10610)

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

FromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
6 May 2010 still in office Lab 8 votes out of 826, 1.0% 826 votes out of 1110, 74.4% 0 times
5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Lab 18 votes out of 1041, 1.7% 1041 votes out of 1288, 80.8% 0 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 10 votes out of 1053, 0.9% 1053 votes out of 1246, 84.5% 75 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Lab 2 votes out of 1039, 0.2% 1039 votes out of 1273, 81.6% 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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HouseDateSubjectDerek TwiggLab VoteRôle
Commons30 Jan 2014Immigration Bill — New Clause 15 — Exemptions to Automatic Deportation of Criminals on Human Rights Grounds minorityno Rebel
Commons5 Feb 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — Second Reading 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
Commons10 Jul 2012House of Lords Reform Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons24 Apr 2012Labelling of Halal and Kosher Meat minorityno Rebel
11 May 2010Stopped being a member of the Children, Schools and Families Committee
HouseDateSubjectDerek TwiggLab VoteRôle
Commons2 Mar 2009Political Parties and Elections Bill — Candidate for MP becoming own election agent does not disclose home address minorityaye Rebel
Commons2 Mar 2009Political Parties and Elections Bill — Home address form must be correct minorityaye Rebel
28 Jan 2009Became a member of the Children, Schools and Families Committee
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
6 Oct 2008Stopped being Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Minister for Veterans), Ministry of Defence
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 — Change abortion limit from 24 weeks to 20 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 — Testing for gender-related illness 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
3 Dec 2007Became Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Minister for Veterans), Ministry of Defence
3 Dec 2007Stopped being Parliamentary Under-Secretary ( (Minister for Veterans), Ministry of Defence
8 Nov 2007Became Parliamentary Under-Secretary ( (Minister for Veterans), Ministry of Defence
8 Nov 2007Stopped being Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Ministry of Defence
28 Jun 2007Became Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Ministry of Defence
28 Jun 2007Stopped being Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Veterans), Ministry of Defence
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
7 Sep 2006Became Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Veterans), Ministry of Defence
7 Sep 2006Stopped being Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Transport
11 May 2005Became Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Transport
11 May 2005Stopped being Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Schools), Department for Education and Skills
HouseDateSubjectMr Derek TwiggLab VoteRôle
Commons26 Jan 2005Modernisation of the House of Commons Majorityno Rebel
17 Dec 2004Stopped being Lords Commissioner, HM Treasury
17 Dec 2004Became Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Schools), Department for Education and Skills
Commons13 Dec 2004School Discipline tellnono Teller
Commons16 Nov 2004Pensions Bill (Programme) (No. 4) 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 tellnono Teller
Commons27 Oct 2004New Clause 10 — Victims of persons subject to hospital order with restriction order: representations — New Clause 6 — Duration of occupation orders tellnono Teller
Commons26 Oct 2004Carry-over of Bills tellayeaye Teller
Commons26 Oct 2004Deferred Divisions tellayeaye Teller
Commons26 Oct 2004Programming of Bills tellayeaye Teller
Commons15 Sep 2004Hunting Bill tellayeaye Teller
Commons14 Sep 2004Higher Education tellayeaye Teller
Commons7 Jul 2004Clause 5 — Rates tellnono Teller
Commons21 Jun 2004Health Protection Agency Bill [Lords] (Programme) tellayeaye Teller
Commons18 May 2004Pensions Bill — [1st Allotted Day] — New Clause 30 — Payment of surplus to employer tellayeaye Teller
Commons11 May 2004Housing Bill — New Clause 18 — Market plan for right to buy sales tellnono Teller
Commons11 May 2004Housing Bill — Clause 137 — Duty to have a home information pack tellnono Teller
Commons4 May 2004Scottish Parliament (Constituencies) Bill — [Sir Alan Haselhurst in the Chair] — Clause 1 — Constituencies and Regions tellnono Teller
Commons27 Apr 2004Finance Bill — [1st Allotted Day] — Clause 5 — Rates tellnono Teller
Commons27 Apr 2004Finance Bill — [1st Allotted Day] — Clause 4 — Duty Stamps for Spirits Etc tellayeaye Teller
Commons26 Apr 2004Justice (Northern Ireland) Bill [Lords] — Clause 2 — Membership Of The Commission tellnono Teller
Commons26 Apr 2004Justice (Northern Ireland) Bill [Lords] — Clause 2 — Membership Of The Commission tellnono Teller
Commons19 Apr 2004Planning and Compulsory Purchase Bill — Clause 1 — Regional Spatial Strategy tellayeaye Teller
Commons19 Apr 2004Planning and Compulsory Purchase Bill — New Clause — Application Of Part 1 tellayeaye Teller
Commons19 Apr 2004Planning and Compulsory Purchase Bill (Programme) (No. 2) tellayeaye Teller
Commons24 Mar 2004European Parliamentary and Local Elections (Pilots) Bill — Lords amendment 1D tellayeaye Teller
Commons15 Mar 2004Fire and Rescue Services Bill — New Clause 1 — Fire And Rescue National Framework — Scrutiny tellnono Teller
Commons3 Mar 2004Trade Justice for the Developing World tellnono Teller
Commons13 Jan 2004Iraq — National Audit Office Report on Operation Telic tellnono Teller
Commons18 Nov 2003Criminal Justice Bill — Clause 254 — Determination of Minimum Term in Relation to Mandatory Life Sentence tellayeaye Teller
Commons18 Nov 2003Criminal Justice Bill — Clause 216 — Life Sentence or Imprisonment for Public Protection for Serious Offences tellayeaye Teller
Commons18 Nov 2003Criminal Justice Bill — Clause 146 — General Limit on Magistrates' Court's Power to Impose Imprisonment tellayeaye Teller
Commons12 Nov 2003Taxes — Taxes tellayeaye Teller
Commons12 Nov 2003Taxes tellayeaye Teller
Commons10 Nov 2003Water Bill [Lords] — Clause 58 — Fluoridation of Water Supplies tellayeno Rebel Teller
Commons10 Nov 2003Water Bill [Lords] — New Clause 1 — Prohibition of Artificial Fluoridation of Water Supplies tellayeno Rebel Teller
Commons28 Oct 2003Waste and Emissions Trading Bill [Lords] — New Clause 17 — Directions to Waste Disposal Authorities tellnono Teller
Commons28 Oct 2003Waste and Emissions Trading Bill [Lords] — New Clause 5 — Environmental impact assessment of incineration tellnono Teller
Commons16 Sep 2003EU Constitution tellayeaye Teller
Commons16 Sep 2003EU Constitution tellnono Teller
Commons14 Jul 2003Communications Bill (Programme) (No. 3) tellayeaye Teller
Commons8 Jul 2003Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill — New Clause 2 — Duty of The CHAI to Prepare Standards Guidance Relating to Health Care tellnono Teller
Commons8 Jul 2003Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill — New Clause 9 — Foundation Patients' Fora tellnono Teller
Commons8 Jul 2003Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill — NHS Community Trusts tellnono Teller
Commons24 Jun 2003Anti-social Behaviour Bill (Programme) (No. 2) tellayeaye Teller
Commons17 Jun 2003Government Reshuffle tellnono Teller
Commons3 Jun 2003Fire Services Bill — Clause 1 — Powers of the Secretary of State tellnono Teller
Commons19 May 2003Criminal Justice Bill — [2nd Allotted Day] — New Clause 29 — Rules of Court tellnono Teller
Commons19 May 2003Criminal Justice Bill — [2nd Allotted Day] — New Clause 29 — Rules of Court tellnono Teller
Commons13 May 2003Finance Bill — Clause 5 — Rebates on Hydrocarbon Oil Duties tellnono Teller
Commons13 May 2003Finance Bill — Clause 4 — Rates of Hydrocarbon Oil Duties tellnono Teller
Commons2 Apr 2003Criminal Justice Bill — Clause 99 — Admissibility of Hearsay Evidence tellnono Teller
Commons27 Mar 2003Police (Northern Ireland) Bill [Lords] — Clause 11 — Approval of Proposals Relating to Inquiries by Board tellnono Teller
Commons10 Mar 2003Local Government Bill — Repeal of prohibition on promotion of homosexuality (Section 28) tellnono Teller
Commons10 Mar 2003Local Government Bill — [2nd Allotted Day] — New Clause 11 — Repeal of Section 2A of Local Government Act 1986 tellnono Teller
Commons5 Feb 2003Police tellayeaye Teller
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — House of Lords to be abolished — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons3 Feb 2003European Parliament (Representation) Bill — Clause 2 — Electoral Commission Recommendations tellnono Teller
Commons23 Jan 2003Regional Assemblies (Preparations) Bill (Programme) (No. 3) tellayeaye Teller
Commons13 Jan 2003Criminal Justice System tellnono Teller
Commons18 Dec 2002Regional Assemblies (Preparations) Bill — [Sir Alan Haselhurst in the Chair] — Clause 1 — Referendums tellnono Teller
Commons18 Dec 2002Regional Assemblies (Preparations) Bill — [Sir Alan Haselhurst in the Chair] — Clause 1 — Referendums tellnono Teller
Commons6 Nov 2002Animal Health Bill — New Clause tellayeaye Teller
Commons6 Nov 2002Animal Health Bill — New Clause tellayeaye Teller
Commons5 Nov 2002Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — Clause 61 — Serious Criminal tellayeaye Teller
Commons29 Oct 2002Permanent Arrangements for Westminster Hall, Thursday Sittings and Standing Committees tellayeaye Teller
Commons29 Oct 2002Carry-over of Bills tellnoaye Rebel Teller
Commons29 Oct 2002Start Sittings of the House of Commons at 11.30 am rather than 14.30 on Tuesdays tellnoaye Rebel Teller
Commons29 Oct 2002New Provision for Earlier Sittings on Wednesdays, and for Thursdays and Fridays tellnoaye Rebel Teller
Commons29 Oct 2002New Provision for Earlier Sittings on Wednesdays, and for Thursdays and Fridays tellnono Teller
Commons29 Oct 2002Modernisation of the House of Commons minorityno Rebel
Commons28 Oct 2002Access To Facilities Of The House tellnono Teller
Commons18 Jul 2002Proceeds of Crime Bill — Clause 6 — Making of order tellayeaye Teller
Commons4 Jul 2002Finance Bill — [2nd Allotted Day] — Schedule 37 — Aggregates levy amendments tellnono Teller
Commons4 Jul 2002Finance Bill — [2nd Allotted Day] — Clause 91 — Supplementary charge in respect of ring fence trades tellnono Teller
Commons4 Jul 2002Finance Bill — [2nd Allotted Day] — Clause 89 — Controlled foreign companies: territorial exclusions from s.748 exemptions tellnono Teller
Commons25 Jun 2002Zimbabwe tellnono Teller
Commons17 Jun 2002Enterprise Bill — [2nd Allotted Day] — Clause 204 — Domestic Infringements tellnono Teller
Commons13 Jun 2002Enterprise Bill — [1st Allotted Day] — Clause 41 — Intervention by Secretary of State in certain public interest cases tellnono Teller
Commons13 Jun 2002Enterprise Bill — [1st Allotted Day] — Clause 21 — Duty to make references in relation to completed mergers tellnono Teller
29 May 2002Became Lords Commissioner, HM Treasury
Commons14 May 2002Modernisation of the House of Commons — SELECT COMMITTEES (No. 1) Majorityaye Rebel
HouseDateSubjectMr Derek TwiggLab VoteRôle
Commons19 Dec 2000Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Research Purposes) Regulations minorityaye Rebel
Commons7 Nov 2000Programming of Bills - I. Programme orders: supplementary provisions Majorityaye 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
75% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
6% Abusive Tax Avoidance Should be Illegal
8% Academy Schools - for
75% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
100% Ban fox hunting
79% Bankers' Bonus Tax
85% Business and community control of schools: For
20% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
0% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
16% Closed Material Proceedure
17% Coalition Programme for Government - For
100% Control Orders
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
100% Crossrail - In favour
0% Cull Badgers
100% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
0% Employee Shareholder Status
0% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
100% Energy Prices - More Affordable
6% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
76% European Union - For
10% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
22% Fixed Term Parliaments
100% Foundation hospitals - In favour
100% Fox hunting - Ban
10% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
21% Fully Elected House of Lords
33% Further Devolution to Scotland
50% Further devolution to Wales
49% Gambling - Against permissiveness
0% GP Commissioning in the NHS
32% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
0% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
72% Homosexuality - Equal rights
4% Human Rights and Equality
96% Identity cards - For introduction
80% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
22% Increase Air Passenger Duty
61% Increase Taxes on Companies Investing in Assets
6% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
14% Increase VAT
99% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
0% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
78% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
100% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
0% Localise Council Tax Support
39% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
100% Mansion Tax
95% Mass Retention of Communications Data
100% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
86% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
66% More powers for local councils
18% No detention without charge or trial
92% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
98% Nuclear power - For
100% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
83% Pension auto-enrolment - For
0% Police and Crime Commissioners
100% Post office - in favour of Government policy
0% Post office closures - against
100% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
0% Privatise Royal Mail
38% Promote Occupational Pensions
56% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
46% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
100% Rail Fares - Lower
16% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
13% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
17% Reduce spending power of local government
13% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
10% Reducing the number of MPs - for
16% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
33% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
0% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
29% Register of Lobbyists
68% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
100% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
5% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
16% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
0% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
42% Right to strike
75% Same Sex Marriage - for
24% Schools - Greater Autonomy
0% Sell England's Public Forests
70% Smoking ban - In favour
66% Stop climate change
78% Stronger Military Covenant
88% Termination of pregnancy - against
99% Terrorism laws - For
0% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
29% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
50% Transparency of Parliament
100% Trident replacement - In favour
0% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
7% University education fees - Should be free
62% University Tuition Fees - For
93% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
42% Voting age - Reduce to 16
0% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
100% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

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