Voting Record — Jim Dowd MP, Lewisham West and Penge (10176)

Jim Dowd is currently Member, Petitions Committee and Member, Science and Technology Committee (Commons)

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 10 votes out of 320, 3.1% 320 votes out of 467, 68.5% 0 times
6 May 2010 30 Mar 2015 Lab 8 votes out of 861, 0.9% 861 votes out of 1239, 69.5% 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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HouseDateSubjectJim DowdLab 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
Commons20 Apr 2016Printing Acts of Parliament on Vellum Majorityno Rebel
Commons23 Mar 2016High Speed Rail (London — West Midlands) Bill — Third Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons16 Dec 2015Representation of the People (Proportional Representation) (House of Commons) Bill — Leave to Bring In minorityno Rebel
Commons2 Dec 2015UK Airstrikes Against ISIL in Syria Majorityno Rebel
Commons2 Dec 2015UK Airstrikes Against ISIL in Syria — Decline to Authorise Majorityaye Rebel
26 Oct 2015Became Member, Petitions Committee
13 Jul 2015Became Member, Science and Technology Committee (Commons)
HouseDateSubjectJim DowdLab VoteRôle
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Member, Science and Technology Committee (Commons)
Commons27 Oct 2014Recall of MPs Bill — Process for Prompting a New Election for a Constituency's MP minorityno Rebel
Commons28 Apr 2014High Speed Rail (London — West Midlands) Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons28 Apr 2014High Speed Rail (London — West Midlands) Bill — Decline Second Reading minorityno Rebel
Commons10 Feb 2014Children and Families Bill — Prohibition on Purchasing Tobacco for a Child and Regulation of Tobacco Products minorityaye Rebel
Commons30 Jan 2014Immigration Bill — New Clause 15 — Exemptions to Automatic Deportation of Criminals on Human Rights Grounds minorityno Rebel
Commons11 Jul 2012House of Commons to Sit on Tuesdays from 7pm until 10pm to Consider Private Members' Bills Majorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Jul 2012House of Lords Reform Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
11 Jun 2012Became Member, Science and Technology Committee (Commons)
Commons30 Mar 2011Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill — Clause 152 — Director of Public Prosecution's Consent — Universal Jurisdiction Arrest Warrants in Private Prosecutions minorityno Rebel
6 May 2010Stopped being Member, Health Committee
17 Nov 2003Stopped being Member, Draft Mental Incapacity Bill (Joint Committee)
10 Jul 2003Became Member, Draft Mental Incapacity Bill (Joint Committee)
16 Jul 2001Became Member, Health Committee
7 Jun 2001Stopped being The Lord Commissioner of Her Majesty's Treasury,
1 Jun 1997Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Northern Ireland),
8 May 1997Became The Lord Commissioner of Her Majesty's Treasury,
1 Jun 1995Became Shadow Spokesperson (Northern Ireland),
1 Jun 1995Stopped being Opposition Whip (Commons),
1 Jun 1993Became Opposition Whip (Commons),

Policy Comparisons

This chart shows the percentage agreement between this MP and each of the policies in the database, according to their voting record.

4% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
6% Academy Schools - for
17% Action to prevent domestic violence
84% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
36% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
53% Apprenticeships
25% Assisted Dying
76% Asylum System - More strict
0% Balance the Budget Without Borrowing
100% Ban fox hunting
88% Bankers' Bonus Tax
76% Business and community control of schools: For
0% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
42% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
16% Closed Material Proceedure
11% Coalition Programme for Government - For
100% Control Orders
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
100% Crossrail - In favour
0% Cull Badgers
100% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
58% Do more to help refugees inclding children
0% Employee Shareholder Status
15% Encourage and incentivise saving
0% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
94% Energy Prices - More Affordable
50% English Votes on English Laws etc.
21% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
80% European Union - For
8% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
3% Extend Right to Buy to Housing Associations
25% Fixed Term Parliaments
93% 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
17% Fully Elected House of Lords
60% Further Devolution to Scotland
69% Further devolution to Wales
49% Gambling - Against permissiveness
0% GP Commissioning in the NHS
22% 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
89% Homosexuality - Equal rights
25% HS2 - In Favour
59% Human Rights and Equality
93% Identity cards - For introduction
67% In Favour of Mass Surveillance
70% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
67% Incentivise membership of press regulator
22% Increase Air Passenger Duty
4% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
13% Increase VAT
67% Inheritance Tax
99% 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
25% Localise Council Tax Support
35% 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
81% 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
100% Military Action against Daesh / ISIL
71% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
86% Minumum Wage
100% More funds for social care
93% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
66% More powers for local councils
18% No detention without charge or trial
57% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
98% Nuclear power - For
100% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
42% Pension auto-enrolment - For
10% Phase out of Tenancies for Life
0% Police and Crime Commissioners
100% Post office - in favour of Government policy
0% Post office closures - against
100% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
15% Privatise Royal Mail
21% Promote Occupational Pensions
65% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
0% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
84% Public Ownership of Railways
100% Rail Fares - Lower
16% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
21% Reduce capital gains tax
0% Reduce central funding for local government
8% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
8% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
16% Reducing the number of MPs - for
13% 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
25% Register of Lobbyists
38% 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
0% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
6% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
100% Retain funds from council house sales locally
12% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
99% Right for EU Citizens in the UK to Stay
82% Right to strike
96% Same Sex Marriage - for
26% Schools - Greater Autonomy
0% Sell England's Public Forests
76% Smoking ban - In favour
75% State control of bus services
67% Stop climate change
78% Stronger Military Covenant
44% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
100% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
0% Termination of pregnancy - against
100% Terrorism laws - For
0% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
0% Tougher on illegal immigration
40% Trade Union Regulation
10% 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
61% University Tuition Fees - For
95% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
73% Voting age - Reduce to 16
0% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
100% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

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