Voting Record — Mike Gapes MP, Ilford South (10219)

Mike Gapes is currently Member, Foreign Affairs Sub-Committee, Member, Foreign Affairs Committee and Member, Panel of Chairs

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 3 May 2017 Lab 7 votes out of 271, 2.6% 271 votes out of 467, 58.0% 0 times
6 May 2010 30 Mar 2015 Lab 4 votes out of 831, 0.5% 831 votes out of 1239, 67.1% 0 times
5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Lab 8 votes out of 941, 0.9% 941 votes out of 1288, 73.1% 0 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 8 votes out of 908, 0.9% 908 votes out of 1246, 72.9% 0 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Lab 6 votes out of 890, 0.7% 890 votes out of 1273, 69.9% 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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HouseDateSubjectMike GapesLab VoteRôle
Commons8 Feb 2017European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill — Third Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons8 Feb 2017European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill — All Clauses Stand Part minorityaye Rebel
Commons1 Feb 2017European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons7 Dec 2016The United Kingdom Leaving the European Union minorityaye Rebel
Commons7 Dec 2016The United Kingdom Leaving the European Union minorityaye Rebel
5 Jan 2016Became Member, Foreign Affairs Sub-Committee
Commons7 Sep 2015European Union Referendum Bill — Referendum Vote for EU Nationals Resident in the UK minorityno Rebel
8 Jul 2015Became Member, Foreign Affairs Committee
25 Jun 2015Became Member, Panel of Chairs
Commons18 Jun 2015European Union Referendum Bill — Clause 2 — Entitlement of EU Citizens to Vote in Referendum on the UK's Membership of the EU minorityno Rebel
HouseDateSubjectMike GapesLab VoteRôle
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Member, Foreign Affairs Committee
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee)
Commons22 Nov 2013European Union (Referendum) Bill — Clause 1 — Referendum on the UK's Membership of the EU on 23 October 2014 minorityunknown Unknown
Commons11 Jul 2012Thursdays minorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Jul 2012House of Lords Reform Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons30 Nov 2011Regulation of Hairdressers — Fines for Hairdressing Commercially Without a Licence Majorityaye Rebel
Commons15 Jun 2010Business of the House — Backbench Business Committee minorityno Rebel
6 May 2010Stopped being Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee)
6 May 2010Stopped being Member, Liaison Committee (Commons)
HouseDateSubjectMike GapesLab VoteRôle
12 Apr 2010Became Member, Foreign Affairs Committee
12 Apr 2010Stopped being Chair, Foreign Affairs Committee
13 Jan 2010Became Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee)
Commons17 Dec 2008Consolidated Fund Bill — Electoral Commission (Remuneration of Chairman) minorityaye Rebel
Commons12 Nov 2008Business of the House — Regional Accountability Majorityno Rebel
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' salaries — £650 catch-up payment — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' salaries — Increase with Public Sector Earnings Index — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' salaries — Increases capped to 2.3% — rejected minorityno Rebel
10 Mar 2008Became Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee)
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
Commons1 Nov 2006September Sittings minorityno Rebel
18 Jul 2005Became Chair, Foreign Affairs Committee
18 Jul 2005Stopped being Member, Foreign Affairs Committee
12 Jul 2005Became Member, Foreign Affairs Committee
12 Jul 2005Stopped being Member, Defence Committee
11 Jul 2005Became Member, Liaison Committee (Commons)
HouseDateSubjectMike GapesLab VoteRôle
Commons26 Jan 2005Car Mileage Allowance minorityno Rebel
Commons26 Jan 2005Modernisation of the House of Commons Majorityno Rebel
Commons3 Nov 2004Members' Allowances Majorityno Rebel
20 Oct 2003Became Member, Defence Committee
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
Commons29 Oct 2002Parliamentary Questions minorityno Rebel
Commons14 May 2002Liaison Committee: Power to Take Evidence minorityno Rebel
Commons14 May 2002Modernisation of the House of Commons — SELECT COMMITTEES (No. 1) Majorityaye Rebel
HouseDateSubjectMike GapesLab VoteRôle
11 May 2001Stopped being Member, Defence Committee
Commons15 Nov 2000Genetically Modified Food and Producer Liability (No. 2) minorityaye Rebel
Commons31 Oct 2000Stem Cell Research minorityno Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno Rebel
24 Nov 1999Became Member, Defence Committee
Commons26 May 1999Line of Route minorityaye Rebel
21 Mar 1997Stopped being Member, Foreign Affairs Committee
27 Apr 1992Became Member, Foreign Affairs 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
13% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
6% Academy Schools - for
33% Action to prevent domestic violence
68% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
36% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
69% Apprenticeships
25% Assisted Dying
86% Asylum System - More strict
45% Balance the Budget Without Borrowing
100% Ban fox hunting
81% 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
16% Closed Material Proceedure
18% Coalition Programme for Government - For
72% Control Orders
100% Corporal punishment of children - Against
100% Crossrail - In favour
38% Cull Badgers
100% 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.
11% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
82% European Union - For
19% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
3% Extend Right to Buy to Housing Associations
29% Fixed Term Parliaments
100% For the UK to Remain a Member of the EU
100% Foundation hospitals - In favour
100% Fox hunting - Ban
2% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
35% Fully Elected House of Lords
58% Further Devolution to Scotland
66% Further devolution to Wales
57% Gambling - Against permissiveness
14% GP Commissioning in the NHS
21% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
30% Higher taxes on banks
25% Higher taxes on sugary drinks
0% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
83% Homosexuality - Equal rights
75% HS2 - In Favour
74% Human Rights and Equality
100% Identity cards - For introduction
67% In Favour of Mass Surveillance
60% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
100% Incentivise membership of press regulator
22% Increase Air Passenger Duty
8% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
14% Increase VAT
75% Inheritance Tax
99% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
3% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
83% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
79% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
13% Localise Council Tax Support
34% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
10% Make High Earners Pay Market Rent for Council Home
60% Make it easier to trigger a new election for an MP
88% Mansion Tax
89% Mass Retention of Communications Data
52% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
100% Member trustees on pension boards
0% Merge Police and Fire under Police & Crime Cmmr
67% Military Action against Daesh / ISIL
100% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
81% Minumum Wage
100% More funds for social care
83% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
71% More powers for local councils
18% No detention without charge or trial
57% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
57% Nuclear power - For
57% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
42% Pension auto-enrolment - For
20% Phase out of Tenancies for Life
8% Police and Crime Commissioners
98% Post office - in favour of Government policy
2% Post office closures - against
100% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
15% Privatise Royal Mail
35% Promote Occupational Pensions
53% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
1% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
69% Public Ownership of Railways
87% Rail Fares - Lower
16% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
22% Reduce capital gains tax
8% Reduce central funding for local government
19% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
12% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
5% Reducing the number of MPs - for
2% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
46% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
0% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
50% Register of Lobbyists
50% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
75% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
50% Replace Higher Education Grants with Loans
88% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
27% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
32% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
100% Retain funds from council house sales locally
12% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
100% Right for EU Citizens in the UK to Stay
98% Right to strike
86% Same Sex Marriage - for
16% Schools - Greater Autonomy
0% Sell England's Public Forests
97% Smoking ban - In favour
50% State control of bus services
65% Stop climate change
83% Stronger Military Covenant
48% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
75% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
0% Termination of pregnancy - against
87% Terrorism laws - For
0% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
25% Tougher on illegal immigration
0% Trade Union Regulation
10% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
46% 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
63% University Tuition Fees - For
82% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
67% Voting age - Reduce to 16
50% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
100% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

Possible Friends (more...)

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