Voting Record — MPs for Walsall South

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

NameFromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)
Valerie Vaz (show only their votes) 8 May 2015 still in office Lab 1 vote out of 339, 0.3% 339 votes out of 456, 74.3%
Valerie Vaz (show only their votes) 6 May 2010 30 Mar 2015 Lab 1 vote out of 944, 0.1% 944 votes out of 1239, 76.2%
Bruce George (show only their votes) 5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Lab 8 votes out of 890, 0.9% 890 votes out of 1288, 69.1%
Bruce George (show only their votes) 7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 6 votes out of 686, 0.9% 686 votes out of 1246, 55.1%
Bruce George (show only their votes) 1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Lab 8 votes out of 820, 1.0% 820 votes out of 1273, 64.4%

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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 Valerie Vaz MP
HouseDateSubjectValerie VazLab VoteRôle
Commons20 Apr 2016Printing Acts of Parliament on Vellum Majorityno Rebel
Votes by Valerie Vaz MP
HouseDateSubjectValerie VazLab VoteRôle
Commons11 Jul 2012Thursdays minorityaye Rebel
Commons30 Apr 2012Sunday Trading (London Olympic Games and Paralympic Games) Bill — Third Reading tellnono Teller
Commons30 Apr 2012Sunday Trading (London Olympic Games and Paralympic Games) Bill — Second Reading tellnono Teller
Commons24 Apr 2012Labelling of Halal and Kosher Meat tellnono Teller
Commons11 Jan 2012Trade Unions — Refund of Pay to Employers for Hours Worked by Trade Union Officials on Union Business tellnono Teller
Commons13 Jul 2011Youth Employment Bill — Youth Training and Employment — Bank Bonus Budget Tax tellayeaye Teller
Commons14 Oct 2010Backbench Business — Contaminated Blood and Blood Products tellayeaye Teller
Votes by Bruce George MP
HouseDateSubjectBruce GeorgeLab VoteRôle
Commons12 Nov 2008Modernisation of the House of Commons (Standing Orders) Majorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 7 (100 per Cent. Elected) minorityaye Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 5 (60 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 4 (50 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons14 Mar 2006Animal Welfare Bill — New Clause "8" — Docking of dogs' tails — Working dogs Majorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Feb 2006Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — as amended minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Feb 2006Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — private clubs minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Feb 2006Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — consideration minorityaye Rebel
Votes by Bruce George MP
HouseDateSubjectBruce GeorgeLab VoteRôle
Commons26 Jan 2005Modernisation of the House of Commons Majorityno Rebel
Commons3 Nov 2004Members' Allowances Majorityno Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002Start Sittings of the House of Commons at 11.30 am rather than 14.30 on Tuesdays minorityaye Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002New Provision for Earlier Sittings on Wednesdays, and for Thursdays and Fridays minorityno Rebel
Commons18 Mar 2002Hunting with Dogs: Hunting Under Licence minorityno Rebel
Commons16 Jul 2001Select Committees — Accommodation and Works — Foreign Affairs Majorityaye Rebel
Votes by Bruce George MP
HouseDateSubjectBruce GeorgeLab VoteRôle
Commons7 Nov 2000Programming of Bills - I. Programme orders: supplementary provisions Majorityaye Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno Rebel
Commons17 May 2000Armed Forces (Minimum Age of Recruitment) minorityaye Rebel
Commons25 Jan 1999Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Dec 1997Doctor Assisted Dying Bill — Leave to Bring In 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
0% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
0% Academy Schools - for
33% Action to prevent domestic violence
92% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
28% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
0% Assisted Dying
16% Asylum System - More strict
23% Balance the Budget Without Borrowing
81% Bankers' Bonus Tax
0% Business and community control of schools: For
0% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
16% Closed Material Proceedure
17% Coalition Programme for Government - For
0% Cull Badgers
50% 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
100% Energy Prices - More Affordable
0% English Votes on English Laws etc.
0% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
57% European Union - For
8% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
0% Extend Right to Buy to Housing Associations
29% Fixed Term Parliaments
35% For the UK to Remain a Member of the EU
75% Fully Elected House of Lords
58% Further Devolution to Scotland
69% Further devolution to Wales
100% Gambling - Against permissiveness
0% GP Commissioning in the NHS
15% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
30% Higher taxes on banks
100% Homosexuality - Equal rights
75% HS2 - In Favour
74% Human Rights and Equality
67% In Favour of Mass Surveillance
80% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
100% Incentivise membership of press regulator
22% Increase Air Passenger Duty
6% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
15% Increase VAT
67% Inheritance Tax
50% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
83% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
93% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
13% Localise Council Tax Support
35% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
0% Make High Earners Pay Market Rent for Council Home
50% Make it easier to trigger a new election for an MP
100% Mansion Tax
77% Mass Retention of Communications Data
53% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
0% Merge Police and Fire under Police & Crime Cmmr
33% Military Action against Daesh / ISIL
79% Minumum Wage
100% More funds for social care
93% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
71% More powers for local councils
50% No detention without charge or trial
86% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
100% Nuclear power - For
0% Pension auto-enrolment - For
0% Phase out of Tenancies for Life
0% Police and Crime Commissioners
100% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
0% Privatise Royal Mail
0% Promote Occupational Pensions
53% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
100% Public Ownership of Railways
100% Rail Fares - Lower
21% Reduce capital gains tax
0% Reduce central funding for local government
9% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
10% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
15% Reducing the number of MPs - for
0% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
50% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
8% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
29% 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
10% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
100% Retain funds from council house sales locally
12% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
70% Right for EU Citizens in the UK to Stay
58% Right to strike
100% Same Sex Marriage - for
0% Schools - Greater Autonomy
0% Sell England's Public Forests
100% Smoking ban - In favour
99% State control of bus services
81% Stop climate change
100% Stronger Military Covenant
44% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
50% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
50% Terrorism laws - For
0% Tougher on illegal immigration
0% Trade Union Regulation
60% Trident replacement - In favour
0% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
0% University Tuition Fees - For
50% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
90% Voting age - Reduce to 16
100% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

Possible Friends (more...)

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