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

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

FromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Con 22 votes out of 827, 2.7% 827 votes out of 1288, 64.2% 0 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Con 1 vote out of 777, 0.1% 777 votes out of 1246, 62.4% 0 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Con 6 votes out of 786, 0.8% 786 votes out of 1273, 61.7% 1 time

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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
3 May 2017Stopped being Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission
3 May 2017Stopped being Chair, Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee
3 May 2017Stopped being Member, Liaison Committee (Commons)
10 Sep 2015Became Member, Liaison Committee (Commons)
18 Jun 2015Became Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission
18 Jun 2015Became Chair, Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee
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)
3 Feb 2015Stopped being Member, Draft Protection of Charities Bill (Joint Committee)
6 Nov 2014Became Member, Draft Protection of Charities Bill (Joint Committee)
3 Dec 2012Became Member, Parliamentary Privilege (Joint Committee)
19 Jul 2010Became Member, Liaison Committee (Commons)
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)
Commons7 Apr 2010Business of the House – wash-up period minorityaye Rebel
Commons4 Mar 2010Backbench Business Committee Majorityaye Rebel
Commons30 Apr 2009MPs' expenses — Staff to be employees of Parliament minorityaye Rebel
Commons30 Apr 2009MPs' expenses — Staff to continue to be employed by MPs — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons30 Apr 2009MPs' expenses — outer-London MPs can no longer claim second home minorityaye Rebel
Commons16 Mar 2009Industry and Exports (Financial Support) Bill — Use of the Chamber (United Kingdom Youth Parliament) minorityaye Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill Third Reading Majorityno Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Clause 68 — Commencement Majorityaye Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [Lords] Majorityaye Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [Lords] Majorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' allowances — External audits and no more furniture — rejected Majorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Sibling compatibility only regenerative tissue — rejected 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
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Animal DNA may be inserted into an embryo Majorityaye Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Cannot use gametes or pronuclei — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Human-animal hybrid licenses Majorityaye Rebel
Commons12 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Second Reading Majorityno 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
27 Nov 2006Became Member, Defence Committee
7 Nov 2006Stopped being Deputy Chair, Conservative Party,
Commons17 May 2006Deferred Division — Conventions (Joint Committee) minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Mar 2006Animal Welfare Bill — New Clause "8" — Docking of dogs' tails minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Feb 2006Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — consideration Majorityno Rebel
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),
HouseDateSubjectBernard JenkinCon VoteRôle
1 Oct 2003Became Shadow Secretary of State (The Regions),
1 Oct 2003Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for Defence,
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 4 (80 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
1 Sep 2001Became Shadow Secretary of State for Defence,
1 Sep 2001Stopped being Shadow Minister (Transport),
HouseDateSubjectBernard JenkinCon VoteRôle
Commons1 Mar 2001House of Commons (Removal of Clergy Disqualification) Bill - Removal of disqualification of clergy Majorityaye Rebel
Commons19 Dec 2000Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Research Purposes) Regulations Majorityno Rebel
Commons13 Dec 2000Deferred Divisions - Fisheries: Total Allowable Catches and Quotas 2001 bothno Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno Rebel
Commons28 Feb 2000Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill Majorityno Rebel
Commons10 Feb 1999Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill — Clause 1 — Age of Consent for Homosexual Acts Majorityno Rebel
1 Jul 1998Stopped being Opposition Spokesperson (Constitutional Affairs, Scotland and Wales),
Commons22 Jun 1998Crime and Disorder Bill — Reduction of Age of Consent for Homosexual Acts to 16 Majorityno Rebel
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),
Commons25 Nov 1997European Parliamentary Elections Bill tellnono Teller
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
50% Apprenticeships
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
86% 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
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
61% 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
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
10% 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...)

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
100.0% John HowellHenleyCon
99.0% David DavisHaltemprice and HowdenCon
98.6% David CameronWitneyCon
97.7% Francis MaudeHorshamCon
97.5% David WillettsHavantCon

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