Voting Record — MPs for Watford

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

NameFromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)
Richard Harrington (show only their votes) 8 May 2015 still in office Con 0 votes out of 375, 0.0% 375 votes out of 467, 80.3%
Richard Harrington (show only their votes) 6 May 2010 30 Mar 2015 Con 11 votes out of 936, 1.2% 936 votes out of 1239, 75.5%
Claire Ward (show only their votes) 5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Lab 9 votes out of 853, 1.1% 853 votes out of 1288, 66.2%
Claire Ward (show only their votes) 7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 9 votes out of 973, 0.9% 973 votes out of 1246, 78.1%
Claire Ward (show only their votes) 1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Lab 1 vote out of 877, 0.1% 877 votes out of 1273, 68.9%

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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 Richard Harrington MP
HouseDateSubjectRichard HarringtonCon VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller
Votes by Richard Harrington MP
HouseDateSubjectRichard HarringtonCon VoteRôle
Commons11 Mar 2015Standardised Packaging of Tobacco Products Regulations 2015 minorityaye Rebel
Commons23 Feb 2015Serious Crime Bill — New Clause 1 — Making Clear Abortion on the Basis of Gender is Illegal Majorityaye Rebel
Commons27 Oct 2014Recall of MPs Bill — Process for Prompting a New Election for a Constituency's MP minorityno Rebel
Commons21 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — Third Reading Majorityno Rebel
Commons5 Feb 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — Second Reading Majorityno Rebel
Commons11 Jul 2012Sitting Times of the House of Commons on Tuesdays Majorityno Rebel
Commons11 Jul 2012House of Commons Sitting Start Time on Tuesdays Majorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Jul 2012House of Lords Reform Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons24 Apr 2012Labelling of Halal and Kosher Meat Majorityaye Rebel
Commons30 Nov 2011Regulation of Hairdressers — Fines for Hairdressing Commercially Without a Licence minorityno Rebel
Commons13 Oct 2010London Local Authorities Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
Votes by Claire Ward MP
HouseDateSubjectClaire WardLab VoteRôle
Commons29 Apr 2009Gurkha Settlement Rights — Government defeat tellnono Teller
Commons24 Mar 2009Pension Credit and Personal Expense Allowance (Duty of Consultation and Review) — Schedule 21 — Repeals tellayeaye Teller
Commons24 Mar 2009Pension Credit and Personal Expense Allowance (Duty of Consultation and Review) — New Clause 12 — Special counsel in proceedings concerning witness anonymity orders tellnono Teller
Commons24 Mar 2009Pension Credit and Personal Expense Allowance (Duty of Consultation and Review) — Clause 108 — Sentencing guidelines: duty of court tellnono Teller
Commons18 Mar 2009Opposition Day — [8th Allotted Day] — The Economy tellayeaye Teller
Commons18 Mar 2009Opposition Day — [8th Allotted Day] — The Economy tellnono Teller
Commons10 Mar 2009Opposition Day — [7th Allotted Day] — Unemployment tellnono Teller
Commons3 Mar 2009Business of the House — Regional Select Committees (Membership) tellayeaye Teller
Commons3 Mar 2009Business of the House tellayeaye Teller
Commons3 Feb 2009Opposition Day — [4th Allotted Day] — Skills and Further Education tellnono Teller
Commons20 Jan 2009EU-Russia relations tellayeaye Teller
Commons20 Jan 2009Financial Crisis — Financial Management tellayeaye Teller
Commons13 Jan 2009Foreign and Commonwealth Office — Saving Gateway Accounts Bill (programme) tellayeaye Teller
Commons15 Dec 2008Debate on the Address — Economy, Pensions and Welfare tellayeaye Teller
Commons15 Dec 2008Debate on the Address — Economy, Pensions and Welfare tellnono Teller
Commons15 Dec 2008Debate on the Address — Economy, Pensions and Welfare tellnono Teller
Commons24 Nov 2008Orders of the Day — Clause 207 — CIL regulations: general tellayeaye Teller
Commons22 Oct 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill Third Reading tellayeaye Teller
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Clause 68 — Commencement tellnono Teller
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Clause 4 — Prohibitions in connection with genetic material not of human origin tellnono Teller
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [Lords] tellnono Teller
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [Lords] tellnono Teller
Commons16 Jul 2008Fuel Duty — Balance against oil prices — rejected tellnono Teller
Commons11 Jun 2008Counter-Terrorism Bill — Third Reading tellayeaye Teller
Commons11 Jun 2008Counter-Terrorism Bill — Extension of period of detention to 42 days — Order tellayeaye Teller
Commons11 Jun 2008Counter-Terrorism Bill — Extension of Maximim Period of Police Detention Without Charge in Terror Cases from 28 to 42 Days tellayeaye Teller
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Change abortion limit from 24 weeks to 22 weeks — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Prospects for life of handicapped child must be given before abortion — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Change abortion limit from 24 weeks to 20 weeks — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Fertility treatment requires male role model — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Fertility treatment requires father and mother — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons28 Nov 2007Opposition Day — [2nd Allotted Day] — HM Revenue and Customs tellnono Teller
Commons27 Nov 2007Orders of the Day — Housing and Regeneration Bill tellnono Teller
Commons21 Nov 2007Opposition Day — [1st allotted day] — Health Care-Associated Infections tellayeaye Teller
Commons21 Nov 2007Opposition Day — [1st allotted day] — Health Care-Associated Infections tellnono Teller
Commons10 Oct 2007Opposition Day — [19th Allotted day] — Home Information Packs and Stamp Duty tellayeaye Teller
Commons10 Oct 2007Opposition Day — [19th Allotted day] — Home Information Packs and Stamp Duty tellnono Teller
Commons18 Jul 2007Orders of the Day — Clause 1 — Meaning of "the probation purposes" tellayeaye Teller
Commons18 Jul 2007Orders of the Day — Clause 12 — Power to repeal section 4 tellayeaye Teller
Commons18 Jul 2007Orders of the Day — Clause 3 — Power to make arrangements for the provision of probation services tellayeaye Teller
Commons16 Jul 2007Opposition Day — [17th allotted day] — Fair Taxation of the Wealthy tellayeaye Teller
Commons16 Jul 2007Opposition Day — [17th allotted day] — Fair Taxation of the Wealthy tellnono Teller
Commons11 Jul 2007Orders of the Day — Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Bill tellayeaye Teller
Commons5 Jul 2007Orders of the Day — New Clause 2 — Standards of competence tellnono Teller
Commons5 Jul 2007Orders of the Day — New Clause 1 — Amendment of definition of 'estate agency work' tellnono Teller
Commons11 Jun 2007Opposition Day — Iraq Inquiry tellayeaye Teller
Commons11 Jun 2007Opposition Day — Iraq Inquiry tellnono Teller
Commons5 Jun 2007Bill Presented — Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Bill tellayeaye Teller
Commons30 Apr 2007Orders of the Day — Clause 25 — Managed service companies tellnono Teller
Commons28 Mar 2007Gambling (Geographical Distribution of Casino Premises Licences) Order 2007 — 28 Mar 2007 — Division No. 88 tellayeaye Teller
Commons27 Mar 2007Royal Assent — Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation tellayeaye Teller
Commons27 Mar 2007Royal Assent — Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation tellayeaye Teller
Commons27 Mar 2007Royal Assent — Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation tellayeaye Teller
Commons14 Mar 2007Trident Replacement — Maintain Nuclear Deterrent Beyond Existing System tellayeaye Teller
Commons14 Mar 2007Trident Replacement — Maintain the UK Nuclear Deterrent Beyond the Life of The Existing System tellnono Teller
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 6 (80 per Cent. Elected) tellnono Teller
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 4 (50 per Cent. Elected) — rejected tellnono Teller
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Support for bicameral Parliament minorityaye Rebel
Commons27 Feb 2007Orders of the Day — Schedule 2 — Repeals tellayeaye Teller
Commons26 Feb 2007Opposition Day — Electoral System tellayeaye Teller
Commons26 Feb 2007Opposition Day — Electoral System tellnono Teller
Commons22 Feb 2007Control Orders — Annual renewal 2007 tellayeaye Teller
Commons25 Jan 2007Orders of the Day — Clause 3 — Section 43 of the Criminal Justice Act 2003: Northern Ireland tellayeaye Teller
Commons25 Jan 2007Orders of the Day — Clause 1 — Commencement of section 43 of the criminal justice act 2003 tellnono Teller
Commons25 Jan 2007Orders of the Day — New Clause 13 — Application by defendants for certain fraud cases to be conducted without a jury (no. 2) tellnono Teller
Commons25 Jan 2007Orders of the Day — New Clause 11 — Safeguards tellnono Teller
Commons23 Jan 2007Opposition Day — [3rd Allotted Day] — Disabled Children tellnono Teller
Commons19 Jan 2007Orders of the Day — Sustainable Communities Bill tellnoaye Rebel Teller
Commons10 Jan 2007Opposition Day — Community Maternity Services tellnono Teller
Commons9 Jan 2007Orders of the Day — Clause 29 — Local housing allowance tellnono Teller
Commons5 Dec 2006Opposition Day — [1(st) Allotted Day] — Public Health tellnono Teller
Commons24 Oct 2006Police and Justice Bill — Repeals of amendments tellayeaye Teller
Commons24 Oct 2006Police and Justice Bill — Extradition to the USA tellayeaye Teller
Commons24 May 2006Education and Inspections Bill — Requirement "to have regard to" the Secretary of State's Code for School Admissions — rejected tellnono Teller
Commons24 May 2006Education and Inspections Bill — End selection by ability — rejected tellnono Teller
Commons24 May 2006Education and Inspections Bill — Regulate schools' admissions policies — rejected tellnono Teller
Commons25 Apr 2006Housing Corporation (Delegation) Etc. Bill (Programme) tellayeaye Teller
Commons29 Mar 2006Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Bill — Timetable tellayeaye Teller
Commons17 Mar 2006Climate Change and Sustainable Energy Bill — Clause 9 — Review of permitted development orders tellnono Teller
Commons16 Mar 2006Terrorism Bill tellayeaye Teller
Commons1 Mar 2006Dentistry tellnono Teller
Commons14 Feb 2006Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — as amended tellayeaye Teller
Commons14 Feb 2006Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — private clubs tellayeaye Teller
Commons14 Feb 2006Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — consideration tellayeaye Teller
Commons13 Feb 2006Identity Cards Bill — Clause 8 — Issue etc. of ID cards tellayeaye Teller
Commons13 Feb 2006Identity Cards Bill — Applications relating to entries in Register tellayeaye Teller
Commons7 Feb 2006Mental Health Services tellnono Teller
Commons31 Jan 2006Racial and Religious Hatred Bill tellayeaye Teller
Commons31 Jan 2006Racial and Religious Hatred Bill tellayeaye Teller
Commons30 Jan 2006Government of Wales Bill — [3rd Allotted Day] — Clause 1 — The Assembly tellnono Teller
Commons17 Jan 2006Child Support Agency tellnono Teller
Commons14 Nov 2005Violent Crime Reduction Bill — Clause 27 — Prohibition on sale or transfer of air weapons except by registered dealers tellnono Teller
Commons14 Nov 2005Violent Crime Reduction Bill — Clause 12 — Alcohol Disorder Zones tellnono Teller
Commons9 Nov 2005Terrorism Bill — Clause 1(2) — Encouragement of Terrorism — "glorifies" tellnono Teller
Commons9 Nov 2005Terrorism Bill — Clause 1 — Encouragement of Terrorism — "unforeseen recklessness" tellayeaye Teller
Commons8 Nov 2005Electoral Administration Bill — Clause 15 — Personal identifiers: piloting tellnono Teller
Commons24 Oct 2005Licensing Laws tellayeaye Teller
Commons24 Oct 2005Licensing Laws tellnono Teller
Commons21 Oct 2005Armed Forces (Parliamentary Approval for Participation in Armed Conflict) Bill tellnoaye Rebel Teller
Commons12 Jul 2005Licensing Act 2003 tellnono Teller
Commons29 Jun 2005Climate Change (G8 Summit) tellnono Teller
Commons21 Jun 2005Racial and Religious Hatred Bill (Programme) tellayeaye Teller
Commons21 Jun 2005Racial and Religious Hatred Bill — Second Reading tellayeaye Teller
Commons21 Jun 2005Racial and Religious Hatred Bill (Reasoned amendment on second reading) tellnono Teller
Votes by Claire Ward MP
HouseDateSubjectClaire WardLab VoteRôle
Commons26 Jan 2005Modernisation of the House of Commons Majorityno Rebel
Commons2 Nov 2004Children Bill [Lords] — New Clause 12 — Reasonable punishment minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — House of Lords to be abolished — rejected minorityno 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 minorityaye Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002New Provision for Earlier Sittings on Wednesdays, and for Thursdays and Fridays minorityno Rebel
Commons14 May 2002Modernisation of the House of Commons — SELECT COMMITTEES (No. 1) Majorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Jul 2001Members' Allowances, Insurance &c. — Members' Pay (Money Resolution) minorityaye Rebel
Votes by Claire Ward MP
HouseDateSubjectClaire WardLab VoteRôle
Commons17 May 2000Armed Forces (Minimum Age of Recruitment) minorityaye 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
50% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
100% Academy Schools - for
50% Action to prevent domestic violence
8% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
72% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
50% Assisted Dying
77% Asylum System - More strict
77% Balance the Budget Without Borrowing
20% Bankers' Bonus Tax
100% Business and community control of schools: For
80% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
100% Closed Material Proceedure
88% Coalition Programme for Government - For
75% Cull Badgers
100% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
42% Do more to help refugees inclding children
80% Employee Shareholder Status
100% Encourage and incentivise saving
100% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
35% Energy Prices - More Affordable
100% English Votes on English Laws etc.
95% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
46% European Union - For
76% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
97% Extend Right to Buy to Housing Associations
83% Fixed Term Parliaments
17% For the UK to Remain a Member of the EU
25% Fully Elected House of Lords
29% Further Devolution to Scotland
25% Further devolution to Wales
0% Gambling - Against permissiveness
71% GP Commissioning in the NHS
87% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
60% Higher taxes on banks
100% Homosexuality - Equal rights
100% HS2 - In Favour
33% Human Rights and Equality
100% In Favour of Mass Surveillance
40% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
17% Incentivise membership of press regulator
83% Increase Air Passenger Duty
96% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
83% Increase VAT
8% Inheritance Tax
0% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
6% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
21% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
100% Localise Council Tax Support
55% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
90% Make High Earners Pay Market Rent for Council Home
50% Make it easier to trigger a new election for an MP
0% Mansion Tax
96% Mass Retention of Communications Data
47% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
100% Merge Police and Fire under Police & Crime Cmmr
100% Military Action against Daesh / ISIL
16% Minumum Wage
0% More funds for social care
10% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
30% More powers for local councils
0% No detention without charge or trial
0% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
100% Nuclear power - For
100% Pension auto-enrolment - For
80% Phase out of Tenancies for Life
100% Police and Crime Commissioners
0% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
100% Privatise Royal Mail
99% Promote Occupational Pensions
38% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
16% Public Ownership of Railways
24% Rail Fares - Lower
79% Reduce capital gains tax
100% Reduce central funding for local government
92% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
90% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
75% Reducing the number of MPs - for
100% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
50% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
100% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
71% Register of Lobbyists
50% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
25% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
100% Replace Higher Education Grants with Loans
25% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
100% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
90% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
0% Retain funds from council house sales locally
100% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
26% Right for EU Citizens in the UK to Stay
42% Right to strike
100% Same Sex Marriage - for
96% Schools - Greater Autonomy
100% Sell England's Public Forests
63% Smoking ban - In favour
9% State control of bus services
28% Stop climate change
17% Stronger Military Covenant
52% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
0% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
100% Terrorism laws - For
75% Tougher on illegal immigration
95% Trade Union Regulation
100% 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
20% Voting age - Reduce to 16
0% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

Possible Friends (more...)

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