Voting Record — Stephen Hepburn MP, Jarrow (10274)

Stephen Hepburn is currently Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee

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

FromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
9 Jun 2017 still in office Lab 0 votes out of 37, 0.0% 37 votes out of 42, 88.1% 0 times
8 May 2015 3 May 2017 Lab 2 votes out of 271, 0.7% 271 votes out of 467, 58.0% 0 times
6 May 2010 30 Mar 2015 Lab 5 votes out of 758, 0.7% 758 votes out of 1239, 61.2% 0 times
5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Lab 2 votes out of 972, 0.2% 972 votes out of 1288, 75.5% 0 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 8 votes out of 959, 0.8% 959 votes out of 1246, 77.0% 0 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Lab 1 vote out of 982, 0.1% 982 votes out of 1273, 77.1% 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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HouseDateSubjectStephen HepburnLab VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller
11 Sep 2017Became Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee
HouseDateSubjectStephen HepburnLab VoteRôle
3 May 2017Stopped being Member, Scottish Affairs Committee
3 May 2017Stopped being Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee
Commons8 Feb 2017Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (CETA) Between the European Union and Canada minorityaye Rebel
Commons30 Nov 2016Iraq War — Investigation into Contrasts Between Public Statements and Private Policy minorityno Rebel
6 Jul 2015Became Member, Scottish Affairs Committee
6 Jul 2015Became Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee
HouseDateSubjectStephen HepburnLab VoteRôle
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee
Commons11 Mar 2015Standardised Packaging of Tobacco Products Regulations 2015 minorityaye Rebel
Commons26 Sep 2014UK Air Strikes Against ISIL in Iraq minorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Feb 2014Children and Families Bill — Prohibition on Purchasing Tobacco for a Child and Regulation of Tobacco Products minorityaye Rebel
Commons29 Aug 2013Syria and the Use of Chemical Weapons Majorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Jul 2012House of Lords Reform Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
6 May 2010Stopped being Member, Administration Committee
HouseDateSubjectStephen HepburnLab VoteRôle
26 Jan 2009Became Member, Administration Committee
Commons2 Apr 2008Northern Rock plc Transfer Order 2008 — Not annulled minorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Support for bicameral Parliament minorityaye Rebel
HouseDateSubjectStephen HepburnLab VoteRôle
11 Apr 2005Stopped being Member, Accommodation and works Committee
Commons26 Jan 2005Modernisation of the House of Commons Majorityno Rebel
28 May 2004Became Member, Accommodation and works Committee
15 Mar 2004Became Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee
Commons14 May 2003Finance Bill — Clause 138 — Approved Share Plans and Schemes minorityaye Rebel
Commons18 Mar 2003Iraq — Case for war not established — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons10 Mar 2003Local Government Bill — Maintain Prohibition on Promotion of Homosexuality (Section 28) minorityno Rebel
Commons10 Mar 2003Local Government Bill — New Clause 11 — Repeal of Section 2A of Local Government Act 1986 minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Nov 2002Adoption and Children Bill — Suitability Of Adopters minorityaye Rebel
Commons20 May 2002Adoption and Children Bill — [3rd Allotted Day] — Clause 131 — General interpretation, etc. minorityno Rebel
HouseDateSubjectStephen HepburnLab VoteRôle
11 May 2001Stopped being Member, Defence Committee
30 Jan 2001Stopped being Member, Administration Committee
Commons17 May 2000Armed Forces (Minimum Age of Recruitment) minorityaye Rebel
8 Dec 1999Became Member, Defence Committee
28 Jul 1997Became Member, Administration 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
22% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
0% Academy Schools - for
50% Action to prevent domestic violence
92% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
5% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
53% Apprenticeships
0% Assisted Dying
70% Asylum System - More strict
0% Balance the Budget Without Borrowing
100% Ban fox hunting
88% Bankers' Bonus Tax
81% 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
24% Coalition Programme for Government - For
100% Control Orders
100% Corporal punishment of children - Against
100% Crossrail - In favour
25% Cull Badgers
75% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
100% Do more to help refugees inclding children
20% Employee Shareholder Status
16% Encourage and incentivise saving
0% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
94% Energy Prices - More Affordable
0% English Votes on English Laws etc.
11% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
71% European Union - For
8% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
19% Extend Right to Buy to Housing Associations
29% Fixed Term Parliaments
42% 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
44% Fully Elected House of Lords
63% Further Devolution to Scotland
56% Further devolution to Wales
37% Gambling - Against permissiveness
0% GP Commissioning in the NHS
100% Higher Pay for Public Sector Workers
26% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
35% Higher taxes on banks
25% Higher taxes on sugary drinks
0% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
60% Homosexuality - Equal rights
67% HS2 - In Favour
80% Human Rights and Equality
100% Identity cards - For introduction
67% In Favour of Mass Surveillance
80% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
100% Incentivise membership of press regulator
27% Increase Air Passenger Duty
10% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
17% Increase VAT
67% Inheritance Tax
42% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
15% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
89% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
100% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
0% Localise Council Tax Support
34% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
30% Make High Earners Pay Market Rent for Council Home
50% Make it easier to trigger a new election for an MP
88% Mansion Tax
68% Mass Retention of Communications Data
46% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
100% Member trustees on pension boards
0% Merge Police and Fire under Police & Crime Cmmr
0% Military Action against Daesh / ISIL
100% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
76% Minumum Wage
100% More Emergency Service Workers
50% More funds for social care
90% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
63% More powers for local councils
20% No detention without charge or trial
86% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
100% Nuclear power - For
100% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
83% Pension auto-enrolment - For
40% Phase out of Tenancies for Life
16% Police and Crime Commissioners
99% Post office - in favour of Government policy
1% 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
1% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
83% Public Ownership of Railways
100% Rail Fares - Lower
16% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
21% Reduce capital gains tax
25% Reduce central funding for local government
13% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
12% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
13% Reducing the number of MPs - for
30% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
40% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
17% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
52% Register of Lobbyists
25% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
75% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
0% Replace Higher Education Grants with Loans
88% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
9% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
22% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
75% Retain funds from council house sales locally
12% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
84% Right for EU Citizens in the UK to Stay
50% Right to strike
86% Same Sex Marriage - for
19% Schools - Greater Autonomy
0% Sell England's Public Forests
66% Smoking ban - In favour
99% State control of bus services
68% Stop climate change
94% Stronger Military Covenant
48% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
50% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
2% Termination of pregnancy - against
97% Terrorism laws - For
0% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
12% Tougher on illegal immigration
7% Trade Union Regulation
8% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
50% Transparency of Parliament
71% Trident replacement - In favour
0% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
8% University education fees - Should be free
57% University Tuition Fees - For
22% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
65% Voting age - Reduce to 16
0% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
100% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

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