Voting Record — MPs for Westbury

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

NameFromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)
Andrew Murrison (show only their votes) 5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Con 15 votes out of 958, 1.6% 958 votes out of 1288, 74.4%
Andrew Murrison (show only their votes) 7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Con 20 votes out of 981, 2.0% 981 votes out of 1246, 78.7%
Mr David Faber (show only their votes) 1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Con 3 votes out of 661, 0.5% 661 votes out of 1273, 51.9%

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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 Andrew Murrison MP
HouseDateSubjectAndrew MurrisonCon VoteRôle
Commons6 Jan 2010Video Recordings Bill (Allocation of Time) — Sittings of the House Majorityaye Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2008Opposition Day — [11th Allotted Day — Second Part] — Manchester City Council Bill [ Lords] (By Order) minorityaye 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 — Human-animal hybrid licenses Majorityaye Rebel
Commons12 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Second Reading Majorityno Rebel
Commons6 May 2008Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill: Blasphemy Majorityno Rebel
Commons14 Mar 2007Point of Order — Contraception and Abortion (Parental Information) Majorityaye Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Remove Hereditary Places Majorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 7 (100 per Cent. Elected) Majorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 6 (80 per Cent. Elected) Majorityno Rebel
Commons14 Feb 2006Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — as amended Majorityno Rebel
Commons14 Feb 2006Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — consideration Majorityno Rebel
Votes by Andrew Murrison MP
HouseDateSubjectAndrew MurrisonCon VoteRôle
Commons7 Feb 2005Serious Organized Crime and Police Bill -- Demonstrating without authorisation in a designated area minorityaye Rebel
Commons26 Jan 2005Modernisation of the House of Commons minorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Nov 2004Members' Allowances Majorityaye Rebel
Commons27 Oct 2004New Clause 10 — Victims of persons subject to hospital order with restriction order: representations — Clause 22 — Procedure for determining fitness to plead: England and Wales minorityno Rebel
Commons26 Oct 2004Removal of References to Strangers Majorityno Rebel
Commons26 May 2004Town Planning Majorityaye Rebel
Commons25 May 2004Gender Recognition Bill [Lords] — Successful applications: married couples bothno Rebel
Commons11 May 2004Visitor Facilities Majorityno Rebel
Commons13 Jun 2003Fireworks Bill — Clause 1 — Introduction Majorityaye Rebel
Commons18 Mar 2003Iraq — Case for war not established — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons10 Mar 2003Local Government Bill — Maintain Prohibition on Promotion of Homosexuality (Section 28) Majorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Mar 2003Local Government Bill — New Clause 11 — Repeal of Section 2A of Local Government Act 1986 Majorityaye Rebel
Commons26 Feb 2003Iraq — Case for war is unproven — 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
Commons29 Oct 2002Start Sittings of the House of Commons at 11.30 am rather than 14.30 on Tuesdays Majorityno Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002New Provision for Earlier Sittings on Wednesdays, and for Thursdays and Fridays Majorityaye Rebel
Commons14 May 2002Payment for Chairmen minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 May 2002Payment for Chairmen minorityno Rebel
Commons29 Nov 2001Human Reproductive Cloning Bill[Lords] Majorityaye Rebel
Commons16 Jul 2001Select Committees — Accommodation and Works — Treasury Majorityaye Rebel
Votes by Mr David Faber MP
HouseDateSubjectMr David FaberCon VoteRôle
Commons22 Mar 2001Election of a Speaker — Election of Speaker by secret ballot minorityno Rebel
Commons22 Jan 2001[Relevant documents: The Second Report of the Health Committee, Session 1999-2000, on The Tobacco Industry and the Health Risks of Smoking, HC 27-I, and the Government's response thereto, Cm 4905.] Majorityno Rebel
Commons13 Dec 2000Deferred Divisions - Fisheries: Total Allowable Catches and Quotas 2001 bothno Rebel
Commons2 Sep 1998Business of the House (Criminal Justice (Terrorism and Conspiracy) Bill) 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
53% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
100% Academy Schools - for
50% Action to prevent domestic violence
0% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
72% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
50% Apprenticeships
0% Assisted Dying
88% Asylum System - More strict
100% Balance the Budget Without Borrowing
0% Ban fox hunting
8% Bankers' Bonus Tax
76% 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
86% Coalition Programme for Government - For
3% Control Orders
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
34% European Union - For
84% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
100% Extend Right to Buy to Housing Associations
83% Fixed Term Parliaments
11% For the UK to Remain a Member of the EU
10% Foundation hospitals - In favour
0% Fox hunting - Ban
82% Fully Elected House of Lords
6% Further Devolution to Scotland
12% Further devolution to Wales
55% Gambling - Against permissiveness
100% GP Commissioning in the NHS
86% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
65% Higher taxes on banks
100% Higher taxes on sugary drinks
100% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
55% Homosexuality - Equal rights
83% HS2 - In Favour
33% Human Rights and Equality
8% Identity cards - For introduction
100% In Favour of Mass Surveillance
40% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
67% Incentivise membership of press regulator
89% Increase Air Passenger Duty
92% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
89% Increase VAT
17% Inheritance Tax
35% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
78% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
6% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
0% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
100% Localise Council Tax Support
59% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
100% Make High Earners Pay Market Rent for Council Home
50% Make it easier to trigger a new election for an MP
25% Mansion Tax
81% Mass Retention of Communications Data
55% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
0% Member trustees on pension boards
50% Merge Police and Fire under Police & Crime Cmmr
100% Military Action against Daesh / ISIL
16% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
44% Minumum Wage
50% More funds for social care
7% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
33% More powers for local councils
35% No detention without charge or trial
0% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
57% Nuclear power - For
1% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
58% Pension auto-enrolment - For
100% Phase out of Tenancies for Life
100% Police and Crime Commissioners
0% Post office - in favour of Government policy
100% Post office closures - against
0% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
100% Privatise Royal Mail
79% Promote Occupational Pensions
6% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
91% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
31% Public Ownership of Railways
12% Rail Fares - Lower
50% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
86% Reduce capital gains tax
92% Reduce central funding for local government
93% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
94% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
75% Reducing the number of MPs - for
100% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
70% 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
64% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
100% Replace Higher Education Grants with Loans
50% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
87% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
89% 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
95% Schools - Greater Autonomy
100% Sell England's Public Forests
66% Smoking ban - In favour
32% State control of bus services
40% Stop climate change
6% Stronger Military Covenant
40% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
50% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
60% Termination of pregnancy - against
20% Terrorism laws - For
100% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
100% Tougher on illegal immigration
100% Trade Union Regulation
50% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
54% Transparency of Parliament
100% Trident replacement - In favour
100% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
93% University education fees - Should be free
44% University Tuition Fees - For
73% 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% David CameronWitneyCon
100.0% Liam FoxWoodspringCon
100.0% John HowellHenleyCon
99.6% David MundellDumfriesshire, Clydesdale and TweeddaleCon
98.7% Mark PritchardThe WrekinCon

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