Voting Record — Gareth Thomas MP, Harrow West (10594)

Gareth Thomas is currently Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government), and Party Chair, Co-operative Party,

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

FromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
8 May 2015 still in office Lab 3 votes out of 270, 1.1% 270 votes out of 467, 57.8% 0 times
6 May 2010 30 Mar 2015 Lab 2 votes out of 842, 0.2% 842 votes out of 1239, 68.0% 1 time
5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Lab 4 votes out of 962, 0.4% 962 votes out of 1288, 74.7% 0 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 9 votes out of 786, 1.1% 786 votes out of 1246, 63.1% 0 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Lab 1 vote out of 988, 0.1% 988 votes out of 1273, 77.6% 2 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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HouseDateSubjectGareth ThomasLab VoteRôle
Commons8 Feb 2017Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (CETA) Between the European Union and Canada minorityaye Rebel
9 Oct 2016Became Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government),
Commons2 Dec 2015UK Airstrikes Against ISIL in Syria Majorityno Rebel
Commons2 Dec 2015UK Airstrikes Against ISIL in Syria — Decline to Authorise Majorityaye Rebel
HouseDateSubjectGareth ThomasLab VoteRôle
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs),
7 Oct 2013Became Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs),
7 Oct 2013Stopped being Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office),
Commons12 Jul 2013Motion to Sit in Private tellayeno Rebel Teller
Commons11 Jul 2012House of Commons to Sit on Tuesdays from 7pm until 10pm to Consider Private Members' Bills Majorityaye Rebel
7 Oct 2011Became Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office),
7 Oct 2011Stopped being Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills),
8 Oct 2010Became Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills),
8 Oct 2010Stopped being Shadow Minister (International Development),
12 May 2010Became Shadow Minister (International Development),
6 May 2010Stopped being The Minister of State, Department for International Development,
HouseDateSubjectGareth ThomasLab VoteRôle
5 Jun 2009Stopped being Minister of State (Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform) (Trade, Investment and,
Commons13 Mar 2009Prayers — Statutory Redundancy Pay (Amendment) Bill minorityaye Rebel
5 Oct 2008Became The Minister of State, Department for International Development,
5 Oct 2008Became Minister of State (Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform) (Trade, Investment and,
5 Oct 2008Stopped being Parliamentary Under-Secretary(Department for International Development) (Trade Policy) (also Busines,
5 Oct 2008Stopped being Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform) (Trade and,
2 Jul 2007Became Parliamentary Under-Secretary(Department for International Development) (Trade Policy) (also Busines,
2 Jul 2007Became Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform) (Trade and,
28 Jun 2007Stopped being The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for International Development,
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 7 (100 per Cent. Elected) minorityaye Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 6 (80 per Cent. Elected) Majorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 5 (60 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
HouseDateSubjectGareth ThomasLab VoteRôle
Commons26 Jan 2005Modernisation of the House of Commons Majorityno Rebel
13 Jun 2003Became The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for International Development,
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 2 (100 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002Start Sittings of the House of Commons at 11.30 am rather than 14.30 on Tuesdays minorityaye Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002New Provision for Earlier Sittings on Wednesdays, and for Thursdays and Fridays minorityaye Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002New Provision for Earlier Sittings on Wednesdays, and for Thursdays and Fridays minorityno Rebel
Commons14 May 2002Payment for Chairmen Majorityno Rebel
Commons14 May 2002Payment for Chairmen Majorityaye Rebel
Commons14 May 2002Modernisation of the House of Commons — SELECT COMMITTEES (No. 1) Majorityaye Rebel
HouseDateSubjectGareth ThomasLab VoteRôle
Commons2 Feb 2001Misuse of Drugs (Amendment) Bill tellnoaye Rebel Teller
1 Jul 2000Became Party Chair, Co-operative Party,
25 Nov 1999Stopped being Member, Environmental Audit Committee
Commons19 Mar 1999Referendums Bill tellnono Teller
12 Nov 1997Became Member, Environmental Audit Committee

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
14% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
6% Academy Schools - for
50% Action to prevent domestic violence
77% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
42% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
50% Assisted Dying
68% Asylum System - More strict
0% Balance the Budget Without Borrowing
100% Ban fox hunting
89% Bankers' Bonus Tax
81% Business and community control of schools: For
0% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
0% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
32% Closed Material Proceedure
22% Coalition Programme for Government - For
88% Control Orders
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
100% Crossrail - In favour
0% Cull Badgers
50% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
100% Do more to help refugees inclding children
0% Employee Shareholder Status
16% Encourage and incentivise saving
0% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
82% Energy Prices - More Affordable
0% English Votes on English Laws etc.
5% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
68% European Union - For
4% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
3% Extend Right to Buy to Housing Associations
29% Fixed Term Parliaments
29% For the UK to Remain a Member of the EU
100% Foundation hospitals - In favour
100% Fox hunting - Ban
10% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
60% Fully Elected House of Lords
53% Further Devolution to Scotland
56% Further devolution to Wales
46% Gambling - Against permissiveness
0% GP Commissioning in the NHS
35% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
30% Higher taxes on banks
0% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
95% Homosexuality - Equal rights
58% HS2 - In Favour
82% Human Rights and Equality
92% Identity cards - For introduction
67% In Favour of Mass Surveillance
70% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
100% Incentivise membership of press regulator
28% Increase Air Passenger Duty
12% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
13% Increase VAT
67% Inheritance Tax
99% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
3% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
94% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
100% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
0% Localise Council Tax Support
40% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
10% Make High Earners Pay Market Rent for Council Home
40% Make it easier to trigger a new election for an MP
100% Mansion Tax
68% Mass Retention of Communications Data
60% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
4% Merge Police and Fire under Police & Crime Cmmr
100% Military Action against Daesh / ISIL
100% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
90% Minumum Wage
100% More funds for social care
93% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
63% More powers for local councils
18% No detention without charge or trial
86% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
67% Nuclear power - For
57% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
83% Pension auto-enrolment - For
10% Phase out of Tenancies for Life
8% Police and Crime Commissioners
93% Post office - in favour of Government policy
7% Post office closures - against
100% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
0% Privatise Royal Mail
35% Promote Occupational Pensions
53% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
2% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
83% Public Ownership of Railways
100% Rail Fares - Lower
56% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
21% Reduce capital gains tax
8% Reduce central funding for local government
7% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
17% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
16% Reducing the number of MPs - for
1% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
46% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
21% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
29% Register of Lobbyists
63% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
82% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
0% Replace Higher Education Grants with Loans
75% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
0% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
10% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
75% Retain funds from council house sales locally
0% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
80% Right for EU Citizens in the UK to Stay
50% Right to strike
100% Same Sex Marriage - for
16% Schools - Greater Autonomy
0% Sell England's Public Forests
90% Smoking ban - In favour
75% State control of bus services
71% Stop climate change
78% Stronger Military Covenant
39% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
100% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
0% Termination of pregnancy - against
95% Terrorism laws - For
0% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
6% Tougher on illegal immigration
2% Trade Union Regulation
46% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
11% Transparency of Parliament
71% Trident replacement - In favour
0% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
7% University education fees - Should be free
59% University Tuition Fees - For
88% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
81% Voting age - Reduce to 16
0% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
100% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

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