Voting Record — Bernard Jenkin MP, Harwich and North Essex (10312)

Bernard Jenkin is currently Member, Liaison Committee (Commons), Chair, Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee and Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission

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 Con 6 votes out of 366, 1.6% 366 votes out of 456, 80.3% 0 times
6 May 2010 30 Mar 2015 Con 66 votes out of 1000, 6.6% 1000 votes out of 1239, 80.7% 5 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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HouseDateSubjectBernard JenkinCon VoteRôle
Commons8 Dec 2015Prum Convention — Data Sharing with Certain European Countries to Combat Crime and Terrorism minorityno Rebel
Commons16 Nov 2015Selection of the UK Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe minorityno Rebel
10 Sep 2015Became Member, Liaison Committee (Commons)
Commons7 Sep 2015European Union Referendum Bill — Government Influence in Referendum Campaign Majorityaye Rebel
Commons7 Sep 2015European Union Referendum Bill — New Clause 11 — Restrictions on Government Activities Which Could Influence Referendum minorityno Rebel
18 Jun 2015Became Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission
18 Jun 2015Became Chair, Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee
Commons16 Jun 2015European Union Referendum Bill — New Clause 3 — Publication of Campaign Material by Government and Public Bodies minorityno Rebel
Commons16 Jun 2015European Union Referendum Bill — Schedule 1 — Publication of Campaign Material by Government and Public Bodies minorityno Rebel
HouseDateSubjectBernard JenkinCon VoteRôle
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Chair, Public Administration Committee
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Member, Parliamentary Privilege (Joint Committee)
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Member, Liaison Committee (Commons)
Commons26 Mar 2015House of Commons Standing Orders — Secret Ballot for Re-Election of a Former Speaker Majorityaye Rebel
Commons11 Mar 2015Standardised Packaging of Tobacco Products Regulations 2015 minorityaye Rebel
Commons23 Feb 2015Serious Crime Bill — Clause 70 — Female Genital Mutilation Protection Orders — Threshold minorityno Rebel
Commons23 Feb 2015Serious Crime Bill — New Clause 1 — Making Clear Abortion on the Basis of Gender is Illegal Majorityaye Rebel
3 Feb 2015Stopped being Member, Draft Protection of Charities Bill (Joint Committee)
Commons10 Nov 2014Transposing European Union Criminal Justice and Data Protection Measures into UK Law minorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Nov 2014Transposing European Union Criminal Justice and Data Protection Measures into UK Law — If to make Decision minorityno Rebel
Commons10 Nov 2014Transposing European Union Criminal Justice and Data Protection Measures into UK Law — Timetable Motion minorityaye Rebel
6 Nov 2014Became Member, Draft Protection of Charities Bill (Joint Committee)
Commons27 Oct 2014Recall of MPs Bill — Process for Prompting a New Election for a Constituency's MP minorityno Rebel
Commons15 Jul 2014Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill — New Clause 5 — Act To Have Effect Despite European Union Treaties minorityno Rebel
Commons27 Jan 2014European Union (Approvals) Bill — Third Reading — European Archives and Europe for Citizens Programme minorityaye Rebel
Commons27 Jan 2014European Union (Approvals) Bill — Clause 1 — Influence of Europe for Citizens Programme on EU Referenda and Elections minorityno Rebel
Commons27 Jan 2014European Union (Approvals) Bill — Clause 1 — Limitation of Scope of Europe for Citizens Programme minorityno Rebel
Commons13 Jan 2014European Union (Approvals) Bill — Second Reading — European Archives and Europe for Citizens Programme minorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Jul 2013Draft Alternative Investment Fund Managers Regulations 2013 — Harmonisation of Regulatory Framework minorityaye Rebel
Commons21 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — Third Reading Majorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — New Clause 8 — Domestic protection for persons Majorityaye Rebel
Commons20 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — New Clause 6 — Protection of Beliefs About Marriage Majorityaye Rebel
Commons20 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — New Clause 3 — Conscientious Objection From Registrars to Marrying Same Sex Couples Majorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Feb 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — Second Reading Majorityno Rebel
Commons29 Jan 2013Equality (Marriage) (Amendment) Bill — Protection In Respect of Beliefs About Definition of Marriage minorityaye Rebel
Commons28 Jan 2013Succession to the Crown Bill — New Clause 1 — Remove Requement for Monarch to be Member of the Church of England minorityno Rebel
3 Dec 2012Became Member, Parliamentary Privilege (Joint Committee)
Commons6 Nov 2012European Union — Banking Union and Economic and Monetary Union — European Banking Authority minorityno Rebel
Commons31 Oct 2012Seek Real Terms Cut in European Union Budget Majorityno Rebel
Commons17 Oct 2012European Union — Regulation of Emission of Pollutants from Ships minorityaye Rebel
Commons11 Jul 2012House of Commons to Sit on Tuesdays from 7pm until 10pm to Consider Private Members' Bills minorityno Rebel
Commons10 Jul 2012House of Lords Reform Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons24 Apr 2012Government Assessment of Medium Term Economic and Budgetary Position for Submission to the European Commission minorityaye Rebel
Commons12 Mar 2012Backbench Business Committee — Election of Members and Chair — Operation of Committee minorityaye Rebel
Commons12 Mar 2012Election of Backbench Business Committee minorityno Rebel
Commons12 Mar 2012Election of Backbench Business Committee by Parties minorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2012European Union — Safety of Offshore Oil and Gas Activities minorityaye Rebel
Commons21 Feb 2012London Local Authorities Bill — Closure of Debate on Amendments minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Dec 2011Backbench Business — Ministerial Statements To Be Made to Parliament First minorityno Rebel
Commons24 Oct 2011National Referendum on the United Kingdom's Membership of the European Union minorityno Rebel
Commons11 Oct 2011European Union Financial Stability minorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Oct 2011Protection of Freedoms Bill — Amendment to Programme Motion minorityno Rebel
Commons13 Jul 2011Fixed Term Parliaments Bill — Clause 1 — Both Houses of Parliament to Approve General Election Date minorityaye Rebel
Commons11 Jul 2011European Union Bill — Clause 18 — Status of EU law dependent on continuing statutory basis minorityaye Rebel
Commons24 May 2011Royal Assent — Eurozone Financial Assistance minorityaye Rebel
Commons4 May 2011Section 5 of the European Communities (Amendment) Act 1993 — Financial and Economic Outlook minorityaye Rebel
Commons16 Feb 2011Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 1 — Referendum on the Alternative Vote System — Threshold on Making Result Binding minorityaye Rebel
Commons15 Feb 2011Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 1 — Referendum on the Alternative Vote — Threshold for Binding Result minorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Feb 2011Taxation of the Financial Sector — Financial Transaction Tax — Banking Levy minorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Feb 2011European Union — UK Contributions to the Eurozone Financial Stabilisation Mechanism minorityaye Rebel
Commons1 Feb 2011European Union Bill — New Clause 11 — Referendum on EU Membership If Referendum Opposes Transfer of Powers minorityno Rebel
Commons26 Jan 2011European Union Bill — Clause 9 — Approval required in connection with Title V of Part 3 of TFEU tellayeno Rebel Teller
Commons24 Jan 2011European Union Bill — Clause 5 — Statement to be laid before Parliament minorityno Rebel
Commons18 Jan 2011Fixed Term Parliaments Bill — New Clause 5 — Expiry of Provisions for Early General Elections minorityno Rebel
Commons11 Jan 2011European Union Bill — Clause 18 — Status of EU law dependent on continuing statutory basis tellayeno Rebel Teller
Commons15 Dec 2010Loans to Ireland Bill — Clause 1 — Interest Rate to be Charged on United Kingdom Loans to Ireland minorityno Rebel
Commons15 Dec 2010Loans to Ireland Bill — Programme — Expidte Consideration of the Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Dec 2010Daylight Saving Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons1 Dec 2010Fixed Term Parliaments Bill — Clause 2 — Early parliamentary general elections tellayeno Rebel Teller
Commons1 Dec 2010Fixed Term Parliaments Bill — Clause 2 — Period Following Vote of No Confidence in the Government minorityno Rebel
Commons1 Dec 2010Fixed Term Parliaments Bill — Clause 2 — Immediate General Election Following Vote of No-Confidence tellayeno Rebel Teller
Commons24 Nov 2010Fixed-Term Parliaments Bill — Clause 2 — Early parliamentary general elections minorityno Rebel
Commons25 Oct 2010Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — New Clause 7 — Reduction of maximum number of Ministers —rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons18 Oct 2010Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 2 — Entitlement to vote in the referendum minorityno Rebel
Commons18 Oct 2010Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Schedule 1 — Role of Electoral Commission in Referendum minorityno Rebel
Commons12 Oct 2010Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 1 — Date of referendum on the alternative vote system tellayeno Rebel Teller
Commons12 Oct 2010Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 1 — Date of referendum on the alternative vote system minorityno Rebel
Commons12 Oct 2010Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Programme motion minorityaye Rebel
Commons13 Sep 2010Fixed-term Parliaments Bill — Programme Motion minorityaye Rebel
Commons13 Sep 2010Fixed-term Parliaments Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons6 Sep 2010Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Programme motion minorityaye Rebel
19 Jul 2010Became Member, Liaison Committee (Commons)
Commons15 Jun 2010Business of the House — Backbench Business Committee minorityno Rebel
10 Jun 2010Became Chair, Public Administration Committee
6 May 2010Stopped being Member, Defence Committee
6 May 2010Stopped being Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee)
10 Mar 2008Became Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee)
27 Nov 2006Became Member, Defence Committee
7 Nov 2006Stopped being Deputy Chair, Conservative Party,
8 Dec 2005Stopped being Shadow Minister (Energy and Climate Change),
1 Dec 2005Became Deputy Chair, Conservative Party,
10 May 2005Became Shadow Minister (Energy and Climate Change),
10 May 2005Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State (The Regions),
1 Oct 2003Became Shadow Secretary of State (The Regions),
1 Oct 2003Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for Defence,
1 Sep 2001Became Shadow Secretary of State for Defence,
1 Sep 2001Stopped being Shadow Minister (Transport),
1 Jul 1998Stopped being Opposition Spokesperson (Constitutional Affairs, Scotland and Wales),
19 Jun 1998Became Shadow Minister (Transport),
19 Jun 1998Stopped being Opposition Spokesperson (Environment, Transport and the Regions),
1 Jan 1998Became Opposition Spokesperson (Environment, Transport and the Regions),
1 Jul 1997Became Opposition Spokesperson (Constitutional Affairs, Scotland and Wales),
21 Mar 1997Stopped being Member, Social Security Committee
6 Dec 1993Became Member, Social Security 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
48% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
94% Academy Schools - for
50% Action to prevent domestic violence
0% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
50% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
0% Assisted Dying
75% Asylum System - More strict
100% Balance the Budget Without Borrowing
1% Ban fox hunting
8% Bankers' Bonus Tax
88% Business and community control of schools: For
70% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
100% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
76% Closed Material Proceedure
84% Coalition Programme for Government - For
1% Control Orders
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
50% Crossrail - In favour
75% Cull Badgers
100% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
42% Do more to help refugees inclding children
90% Employee Shareholder Status
100% Encourage and incentivise saving
100% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
11% Energy Prices - More Affordable
100% English Votes on English Laws etc.
95% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
24% European Union - For
92% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
100% Extend Right to Buy to Housing Associations
13% Fixed Term Parliaments
11% For the UK to Remain a Member of the EU
10% Foundation hospitals - In favour
1% Fox hunting - Ban
75% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
24% Fully Elected House of Lords
14% Further Devolution to Scotland
9% Further devolution to Wales
38% Gambling - Against permissiveness
93% GP Commissioning in the NHS
82% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
60% Higher taxes on banks
100% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
68% Homosexuality - Equal rights
67% HS2 - In Favour
19% Human Rights and Equality
12% Identity cards - For introduction
67% In Favour of Mass Surveillance
50% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
50% Incentivise membership of press regulator
100% Increase Air Passenger Duty
100% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
89% Increase VAT
17% Inheritance Tax
99% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
91% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
0% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
7% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
75% Localise Council Tax Support
59% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
100% Make High Earners Pay Market Rent for Council Home
60% Make it easier to trigger a new election for an MP
13% Mansion Tax
69% Mass Retention of Communications Data
48% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
100% Merge Police and Fire under Police & Crime Cmmr
100% Military Action against Daesh / ISIL
1% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
19% Minumum Wage
50% More funds for social care
3% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
29% More powers for local councils
39% No detention without charge or trial
29% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
57% Nuclear power - For
2% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
17% Pension auto-enrolment - For
100% 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
50% Promote Occupational Pensions
1% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
54% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
16% Public Ownership of Railways
0% Rail Fares - Lower
95% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
86% Reduce capital gains tax
100% Reduce central funding for local government
96% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
96% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
75% Reducing the number of MPs - for
85% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
95% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
100% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
71% Register of Lobbyists
38% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
22% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
100% Replace Higher Education Grants with Loans
38% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
100% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
94% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
0% Retain funds from council house sales locally
88% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
12% Right for EU Citizens in the UK to Stay
36% Right to strike
81% Same Sex Marriage - for
92% Schools - Greater Autonomy
100% Sell England's Public Forests
58% Smoking ban - In favour
9% State control of bus services
33% Stop climate change
22% Stronger Military Covenant
56% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
25% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
50% Termination of pregnancy - against
15% Terrorism laws - For
100% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
88% Tougher on illegal immigration
100% Trade Union Regulation
50% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
42% Transparency of Parliament
100% Trident replacement - In favour
100% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
92% University education fees - Should be free
43% University Tuition Fees - For
95% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
0% 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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