Voting Record — MPs for Weston-Super-Mare

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

NameFromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)
John Penrose (show only their votes) 8 May 2015 still in office Con 0 votes out of 424, 0.0% 424 votes out of 467, 90.8%
John Penrose (show only their votes) 6 May 2010 30 Mar 2015 Con 5 votes out of 1024, 0.5% 1024 votes out of 1239, 82.6%
John Penrose (show only their votes) 5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Con 27 votes out of 908, 3.0% 908 votes out of 1288, 70.5%
Mr Brian Cotter (show only their votes) 7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 LDem 16 votes out of 905, 1.8% 905 votes out of 1246, 72.6%
Mr Brian Cotter (show only their votes) 1 May 1997 14 May 2001 LDem 9 votes out of 935, 1.0% 935 votes out of 1273, 73.4%

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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 John Penrose MP
HouseDateSubjectJohn PenroseCon VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller
Votes by John Penrose MP
HouseDateSubjectJohn PenroseCon VoteRôle
Commons11 Feb 2015Offence of Failing to Prevent Smoking In an Enclosed Vehicle in the Presence of Someone Under 18 minorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Feb 2015Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Mitochondrial Donation) Regulations 2015 tellayeaye Teller
Commons9 Jan 2015Motion to Sit in Private tellnono Teller
Commons4 Nov 2014Modern Slavery Bill — New Clause 1 — Protection of overseas domestic workers from slavery tellnono Teller
Commons4 Nov 2014Modern Slavery Bill — New Clause 1 — Expanding The Role of the Gangmasters Licensing Authority tellnono Teller
Commons24 Oct 2014Motion to Sit in Private tellnono Teller
Commons9 Sep 2014Clinical Commissioning Groups — Ability to Carry Out Commissioning Jointly With Other Clinical Commissioning Groups and NHS England tellayeaye Teller
Commons5 Sep 2014Affordable Homes Bill — Commit to a Select Committee Rather than Public Bill Committee tellayeaye Teller
Commons5 Sep 2014Affordable Homes Bill — Second Reading — Housing Benefit Penalty for Those Deemed to Have Excess Bedrooms — Exemptions tellnono Teller
Commons5 Sep 2014Affordable Homes Bill — Move to A Vote on Second Reading tellnono Teller
Commons5 Sep 2014Motion to Sit in Private tellnono Teller
Commons16 Jul 2014Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill — Programme tellayeaye Teller
Commons12 Jun 2014Queen's Speech — Note of Thanks — Legislatative Programme tellayeaye Teller
Commons12 Jun 2014Queen's Speech — The Economy and Living Standards tellnono Teller
Commons10 Feb 2014Children and Families Bill — Offence of Smoking in a Private Vehicle When A Person Under 18 is Present minorityaye Rebel
Commons21 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — Third Reading Majorityno Rebel
Commons5 Feb 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — Second Reading Majorityno Rebel
Commons24 Jan 2013Reduce Voting Age to 16 Majorityno Rebel
Votes by John Penrose MP
HouseDateSubjectJohn PenroseCon VoteRôle
Commons6 Jan 2010Video Recordings Bill (Allocation of Time) — Sittings of the House Majorityaye Rebel
Commons1 Apr 2009Deferred Divisions — Adjournment (May Day) Majorityno 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
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Change abortion limit from 24 weeks to 22 weeks — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Prospects for life of handicapped child must be given before abortion — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Change abortion limit from 24 weeks to 20 weeks — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Fertility treatment requires male role model — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Fertility treatment requires father and mother — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Testing for sibling tissue compatibility 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
Commons6 May 2008Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill: Blasphemy Majorityno 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
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
Commons1 Nov 2006September Sittings minorityno Rebel
Commons5 Jul 2006Deferred Divisions — adjournment (summer) minorityaye 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 — private clubs Majorityno Rebel
Commons14 Feb 2006Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — consideration Majorityno Rebel
Commons28 Oct 2005Motion to sit in private tellnono Teller
Commons19 Jul 2005Crossrail Bill minorityaye Rebel
Votes by Mr Brian Cotter MP
HouseDateSubjectMr Brian CotterLDem VoteRôle
Commons10 Mar 2005Support For Members Who Have Chosen Not To Take Their Seats Majorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Dec 2004Mental Capacity Bill — Schedule 3 — Property and affairs: supplementary provisions minorityaye Rebel
Commons18 Nov 2004Hunting Bill (Procedure) (No. 3) Majorityno Rebel
Commons16 Nov 2004Hunting Bill — Clause 1 — Hunting wild mammals with dogs Majorityunknown Unknown
Commons2 Nov 2004Children Bill [Lords] — New Clause 12 — Reasonable punishment minorityno Rebel
Commons2 Nov 2004Children Bill [Lords] — New Clause 12 — Reasonable punishment Majorityaye Rebel
Commons25 May 2004Gender Recognition Bill [Lords] — Religion Majorityaye Rebel
Commons22 Apr 2004Security Screen Majorityno Rebel
Commons14 Apr 2003Smoking (Restaurants) Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 2 (100 per Cent. Elected) — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons16 Dec 2002Hunting Bill (Programme) minorityunknown Unknown
Commons29 Oct 2002Programming minorityaye Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002Start Sittings of the House of Commons at 11.30 am rather than 14.30 on Tuesdays minorityaye Rebel
Commons6 Feb 2002Education Bill — No requirements of attendance at a place of religious worship (No. 2) — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons6 Feb 2002Education Bill — No requirements of attendance at a place of religious worship — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons18 Dec 2001Facilities of the House Majorityno Rebel
Commons29 Nov 2001Human Reproductive Cloning Bill[Lords] minorityno Rebel
Commons16 Jul 2001Business of the House minorityaye Rebel
Votes by Mr Brian Cotter MP
HouseDateSubjectMr Brian CotterLDem VoteRôle
Commons27 Feb 2001Hunting Bill - Hunting With Dogs: Prohibition minorityno Rebel
Commons19 Dec 2000Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Research Purposes) Regulations minorityaye Rebel
Commons20 Nov 2000Sittings in Westminster Hall minorityno Rebel
Commons16 Nov 2000Insolvency Bill [Lords] - Section 309(1) of the Insolvency Act 1986 to apply to nominees tellayeaye Teller
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker Majorityaye Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker Majorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Apr 2000Freedom of Information Bill — Power to confer additional exemptions by order tellayeaye Teller
Commons5 Apr 2000Freedom of Information Bill — Investigations and proceedings conducted by public authorities tellayeaye Teller
Commons8 Nov 1999Greater London Authority Bill Majorityno Rebel
Commons30 Mar 1999Employment Relations Bill - Discrimination in the work-place on grounds of age tellayeaye Teller
Commons16 Dec 1998Modernisation of the House minorityno Rebel
Commons22 Jun 1998Crime and Disorder Bill [Lords] minorityno Rebel
Commons26 Feb 1998European Parliamentary Elections Bill tellayeaye Teller
Commons11 Jun 1997Firearms (Amendment) Bill minorityunknown Unknown

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
17% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
88% Academy Schools - for
50% Action to prevent domestic violence
0% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
72% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
50% Assisted Dying
87% Asylum System - More strict
100% Balance the Budget Without Borrowing
19% Bankers' Bonus Tax
99% 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
81% Control Orders
0% Crossrail - In favour
75% Cull Badgers
50% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
42% Do more to help refugees inclding children
100% Employee Shareholder Status
99% Encourage and incentivise saving
100% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
0% Energy Prices - More Affordable
100% English Votes on English Laws etc.
95% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
35% European Union - For
96% 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
79% Fully Elected House of Lords
8% Further Devolution to Scotland
6% Further devolution to Wales
28% Gambling - Against permissiveness
93% GP Commissioning in the NHS
82% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
60% Higher taxes on banks
100% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
92% Homosexuality - Equal rights
92% HS2 - In Favour
33% Human Rights and Equality
0% Identity cards - For introduction
100% In Favour of Mass Surveillance
50% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
33% Incentivise membership of press regulator
100% Increase Air Passenger Duty
98% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
88% Increase VAT
17% Inheritance Tax
77% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
11% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
7% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
88% Localise Council Tax Support
63% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
100% Make High Earners Pay Market Rent for Council Home
33% Make it easier to trigger a new election for an MP
0% Mansion Tax
81% 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
1% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
16% Minumum Wage
0% More funds for social care
0% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
34% More powers for local councils
38% No detention without charge or trial
0% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
58% Nuclear power - For
2% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
58% Pension auto-enrolment - For
100% Phase out of Tenancies for Life
92% Police and Crime Commissioners
0% Post office - in favour of Government policy
100% Post office closures - against
0% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
99% Privatise Royal Mail
84% Promote Occupational Pensions
19% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
16% Public Ownership of Railways
0% Rail Fares - Lower
80% Reduce capital gains tax
100% Reduce central funding for local government
97% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
94% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
85% Reducing the number of MPs - for
100% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
71% 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
66% 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
88% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
12% Right for EU Citizens in the UK to Stay
0% Right to strike
100% Same Sex Marriage - for
85% Schools - Greater Autonomy
100% Sell England's Public Forests
44% Smoking ban - In favour
9% State control of bus services
32% Stop climate change
17% Stronger Military Covenant
56% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
0% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
0% Termination of pregnancy - against
34% Terrorism laws - For
100% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
100% Tougher on illegal immigration
100% Trade Union Regulation
50% Transparency of Parliament
100% Trident replacement - In favour
100% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
100% University Tuition Fees - For
87% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
8% Voting age - Reduce to 16
100% 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 2015-present, 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.

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