Voting Record — MPs for Lancaster and Wyre

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

NameFromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)
Ben Wallace (show only their votes) 5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Con 14 votes out of 815, 1.7% 815 votes out of 1288, 63.3%
Mr Hilton Dawson (show only their votes) 7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 39 votes out of 975, 4.0% 975 votes out of 1246, 78.3%
Mr Hilton Dawson (show only their votes) 1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Lab 17 votes out of 925, 1.8% 925 votes out of 1273, 72.7%

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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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Votes by Ben Wallace MP
HouseDateSubjectBen WallaceCon VoteRôle
Commons6 Jan 2010Video Recordings Bill (Allocation of Time) — Sittings of the House Majorityaye Rebel
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
Commons2 Mar 2009Political Parties and Elections Bill — Parliamentary candidates can keep their home addresses secret minorityaye Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [Lords] Majorityaye Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Testing for sibling tissue compatibility Majorityaye Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Testing for gender-related illness Majorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Jun 2007Bill Presented — Termination of Pregnancy (Counselling and Miscellaneous Provisions) Majorityaye Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons1 Nov 2006Short Speeches minorityaye Rebel
Commons1 Nov 2006Legislative Process (Notice for Amendments in Public Bill Committee) Majorityno Rebel
Commons31 Oct 2006Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs — Termination of Pregnancy Majorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Mar 2006Animal Welfare Bill — New Clause "8" — Docking of dogs' tails minorityaye Rebel
Commons15 Dec 2005National Insurance Contributions Bill — Clause 1 — Earnings: Power to Make Provision in Consequence of Retrospective Tax Legislation: Great Britain bothaye Rebel
Commons19 Jul 2005Crossrail Bill minorityaye Rebel
Votes by Mr Hilton Dawson MP
HouseDateSubjectMr Hilton DawsonLab VoteRôle
Commons7 Feb 2005Serious Organized Crime and Police Bill -- Demonstrating without authorisation in a designated area minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Dec 2004Mental Capacity Bill — New Clause 1 — Excluded decisions minorityno Rebel
Commons2 Nov 2004Children Bill [Lords] — New Clause 12 — Reasonable punishment minorityno Rebel
Commons2 Nov 2004Children Bill [Lords] — New Clause 12 — Reasonable punishment tellayeno Rebel Teller
Commons2 Nov 2004Children Bill [Lords] — New Clause 2 — Powers of consideration and representation by Children's Commissioner for Wales minorityno Rebel
Commons2 Nov 2004Children Bill [Lords] — New Clause 1 — Children's Commissioner: functions minorityno Rebel
Commons1 Mar 2004Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, Etc.) Bill — Third Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons1 Mar 2004Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, Etc.) Bill — Give support to asylum seekers even when they make a late claim — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons1 Mar 2004Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, Etc.) Bill — Asylum appeals should be referred to a higher court — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons1 Mar 2004Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, Etc.) Bill — Give support to failed asylum seekers and their families — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons1 Mar 2004Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, Etc.) Bill — Burden of proof on prosecution rather than defendant in cases where immigrants to not have travel documents — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons17 Dec 2003Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc.) Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons17 Dec 2003Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc.) Bill — Decline to give a Second Reading — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons19 Nov 2003Criminal Justice Bill — Clause 41 — Application by Defendant for Trial to be Conducted without Jury minorityaye Rebel
Commons19 Nov 2003Criminal Justice Bill — Clause 41 — Application by Defendant for Trial to be Conducted without Jury minorityaye Rebel
Commons18 Nov 2003Criminal Justice Bill — Clause 254 — Determination of Minimum Term in Relation to Mandatory Life Sentence minorityaye Rebel
Commons18 Nov 2003Criminal Justice Bill — Clause 43 — Application by Prosecution for Trial to be Conducted without Jury where Danger of Jury Tampering minorityaye Rebel
Commons18 Nov 2003Criminal Justice Bill — Clause 42 — Applications by Prosecution for Certain Complex or Lengthy Trials to be Conducted without Jury minorityaye Rebel
Commons18 Nov 2003Criminal Justice Bill — Clause 41 — Application by Defendant for Trial to be conducted without Jury minorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Nov 2003Sexual Offences Bill [Lords] — Clause 13 — Child Sex Offences Committed by Children or Young Persons minorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2003Criminal Justice Bill — [2nd Allotted Day] — New Clause 29 — Rules of Court minorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2003Criminal Justice Bill — [2nd Allotted Day] — New Clause 29 — Rules of Court minorityno Rebel
Commons2 Apr 2003Criminal Justice Bill — Clause 85 — Defendant's Bad Character minorityno Rebel
Commons18 Mar 2003Iraq — Declaration of War minorityaye Rebel
Commons18 Mar 2003Iraq — Case for war not established — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons26 Feb 2003Iraq — Endorse UN Security Council Resolution 1441 — Final Opportunity for Iraq to Disarm minorityaye Rebel
Commons26 Feb 2003Iraq — Case for war is unproven — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 6 (60 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 4 (80 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 2 (100 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons5 Nov 2002Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — Asylum seekers can be placed in accommodation centres even if there is no local school pace for dependent children minorityaye Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002Modernisation of the House of Commons minorityno Rebel
Commons12 Jun 2002Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — Allow the withdrawal of support from immigrants and asylum seekers in certain circumstances minorityaye 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
Commons15 Nov 2001City of London (Ward Elections) Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons16 Jul 2001Select Committees — Accommodation and Works — Transport, Local Government and the Regions Majorityaye Rebel
Commons16 Jul 2001Select Committees — Accommodation and Works — Foreign Affairs Majorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Jul 2001Members' Allowances, Insurance &c. — Members' Pay (Money Resolution) minorityaye Rebel
Votes by Mr Hilton Dawson MP
HouseDateSubjectMr Hilton DawsonLab VoteRôle
Commons22 Mar 2001Election of a Speaker — Election of Speaker by secret ballot Majorityaye Rebel
Commons19 Dec 2000Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Research Purposes) Regulations minorityaye Rebel
Commons7 Nov 2000Programming of Bills - I. Programme orders: supplementary provisions Majorityaye Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker tellayeno Rebel Teller
Commons10 May 2000Transport Bill - Road traffic reduction strategy minorityno Rebel
Commons24 Jan 2000City of London (Ward Elections) Bill minorityno Rebel
Commons24 Jan 2000City of London (Ward Elections) Bill - Statement of compatibility with the European Convention on Human Rights minorityaye Rebel
Commons17 Jan 2000Pensioners minorityno Rebel
Commons2 Nov 1999City of London (Ward Elections) Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Jul 1999City of London (Ward Elections) Bill minorityno Rebel
Commons14 Jul 1999City of London (Ward Elections) Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Jul 1999City of London (Ward Elections) Bill - Interpretation minorityaye Rebel
Commons24 Feb 1999City of London (Ward Elections) Bill (By Order) minorityaye Rebel
Commons16 Feb 1999House of Lords Bill minorityno Rebel
Commons10 Dec 1997Social Security Bill - Power to reduce child benefit for lone parents minorityno Rebel
Commons11 Jun 1997Firearms (Amendment) Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons11 Jun 1997Firearms (Amendment) Bill minorityno 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
65% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
100% Academy Schools - for
50% Action to prevent domestic violence
9% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
58% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
53% Apprenticeships
0% Assisted Dying
87% Asylum System - More strict
100% Balance the Budget Without Borrowing
19% Bankers' Bonus Tax
100% Business and community control of schools: For
100% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
100% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
100% Closed Material Proceedure
82% Coalition Programme for Government - For
81% Control Orders
0% Crossrail - In favour
88% Cull Badgers
100% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
42% Do more to help refugees inclding children
90% Employee Shareholder Status
85% Encourage and incentivise saving
100% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
6% Energy Prices - More Affordable
100% English Votes on English Laws etc.
95% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
34% European Union - For
96% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
81% Extend Right to Buy to Housing Associations
83% Fixed Term Parliaments
9% For the UK to Remain a Member of the EU
25% Fully Elected House of Lords
19% Further Devolution to Scotland
27% Further devolution to Wales
34% Gambling - Against permissiveness
100% GP Commissioning in the NHS
0% Higher Pay for Public Sector Workers
87% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
60% Higher taxes on banks
100% Higher taxes on sugary drinks
100% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
7% Homosexuality - Equal rights
100% HS2 - In Favour
41% Human Rights and Equality
5% Identity cards - For introduction
100% In Favour of Mass Surveillance
30% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
33% Incentivise membership of press regulator
78% Increase Air Passenger Duty
92% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
93% Increase VAT
8% Inheritance Tax
77% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
11% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
0% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
100% Localise Council Tax Support
54% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
70% Make High Earners Pay Market Rent for Council Home
50% Make it easier to trigger a new election for an MP
13% Mansion Tax
89% Mass Retention of Communications Data
48% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
0% Member trustees on pension boards
100% Merge Police and Fire under Police & Crime Cmmr
100% Military Action against Daesh / ISIL
1% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
16% Minumum Wage
0% More Emergency Service Workers
0% More funds for social care
3% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
35% More powers for local councils
38% No detention without charge or trial
0% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
58% Nuclear power - For
2% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
58% Pension auto-enrolment - For
70% Phase out of Tenancies for Life
100% Police and Crime Commissioners
6% Post office - in favour of Government policy
94% Post office closures - against
0% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
100% Privatise Royal Mail
84% Promote Occupational Pensions
33% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
16% Public Ownership of Railways
24% Rail Fares - Lower
86% Reduce capital gains tax
83% Reduce central funding for local government
92% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
94% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
85% Reducing the number of MPs - for
100% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
63% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
75% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
60% Register of Lobbyists
38% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
50% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
100% Replace Higher Education Grants with Loans
38% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
78% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
94% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
25% Retain funds from council house sales locally
88% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
9% Right for EU Citizens in the UK to Stay
36% Right to strike
38% Same Sex Marriage - for
100% Schools - Greater Autonomy
100% Sell England's Public Forests
70% Smoking ban - In favour
1% State control of bus services
42% Stop climate change
22% Stronger Military Covenant
40% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
0% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
88% Termination of pregnancy - against
25% Terrorism laws - For
100% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
94% Tougher on illegal immigration
95% Trade Union Regulation
50% Transparency of Parliament
93% Trident replacement - In favour
100% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
100% University Tuition Fees - For
96% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
17% Voting age - Reduce to 16
100% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
0% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

Possible Friends (more...)

Shows which MPs voted most similarly to this one in the 2005-2010, Westminster Parliament. This is measured from 0% agreement (never voted the same) to 100% (always voted the same). Only votes that both MPs attended are counted. This may reveal relationships between MPs that were previously unsuspected. Or it may be nonsense.

AgreementNameConstituencyParty
99.7% David CameronWitneyCon
99.0% Caroline SpelmanMeridenCon
98.9% Paul BeresfordMole ValleyCon
98.8% Richard SpringWest SuffolkCon
98.7% Tim YeoSouth SuffolkCon

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