Voting Record — Ashok Kumar MP, Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland (10346)

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 15 Mar 2010 Lab 7 votes out of 1002, 0.7% 1002 votes out of 1262, 79.4% 0 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 8 votes out of 957, 0.8% 957 votes out of 1246, 76.8% 0 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Lab 2 votes out of 861, 0.2% 861 votes out of 1273, 67.6% 0 times

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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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HouseDateSubjectAshok KumarLab VoteRôle
Commons2 Mar 2009Political Parties and Elections Bill — Parliamentary candidates can keep their home addresses secret minorityaye Rebel
16 Jan 2009Stopped being PPS (Team PPS), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
4 Aug 2008Became PPS (Team PPS), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
4 Aug 2008Stopped being PPS (Rt Hon Hilary Benn, Secretary of State), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
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
25 Oct 2007Became PPS (Rt Hon Hilary Benn, Secretary of State), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
25 Oct 2007Stopped being PPS (Team PPS), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
11 Oct 2007Became PPS (Team PPS), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
11 Oct 2007Stopped being PPS (Rt Hon Hilary Benn, Secretary of State), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
26 Jul 2007Became PPS (Team PPS), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
26 Jul 2007Stopped being PPS (Team PPS), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
23 Jul 2007Became PPS (Rt Hon Hilary Benn, Secretary of State), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
23 Jul 2007Stopped being PPS (Team PPS), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
16 Jul 2007Became PPS (Team PPS), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
16 Jul 2007Stopped being PPS (Rt Hon Hilary Benn, Secretary of State), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
28 Jun 2007Stopped being PPS (Rt Hon Hilary Benn, Secretary of State), Department for International Development
28 Jun 2007Became PPS (Rt Hon Hilary Benn, Secretary of State), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
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
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Support for bicameral Parliament minorityaye Rebel
10 Nov 2005Became PPS (Rt Hon Hilary Benn, Secretary of State), Department for International Development
HouseDateSubjectAshok KumarLab VoteRôle
11 Apr 2005Stopped being PPS (Rt Hon Hilary Benn, Secretary of State), Department for International Development
Commons26 Jan 2005Modernisation of the House of Commons Majorityno Rebel
13 May 2004Became PPS (Rt Hon Hilary Benn, Secretary of State), Department for International Development
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 6 (60 per Cent. Elected) — 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 minorityaye Rebel
Commons16 Jul 2001Select Committees — Accommodation and Works — Transport, Local Government and the Regions Majorityaye Rebel
Commons16 Jul 2001Select Committees — Accommodation and Works — Foreign Affairs Majorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Jul 2001Parliamentary Pensions Majorityno Rebel
HouseDateSubjectAshok KumarLab VoteRôle
Commons15 Nov 2000Genetically Modified Food and Producer Liability (No. 2) minorityaye Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker 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
13% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
50% Assisted Dying
100% Asylum System - More strict
100% Ban fox hunting
81% Business and community control of schools: For
0% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
100% Control Orders
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
100% Crossrail - In favour
100% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
99% European Union - For
100% Foundation hospitals - In favour
100% Fox hunting - Ban
32% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
95% Fully Elected House of Lords
23% Gambling - Against permissiveness
0% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
77% Homosexuality - Equal rights
92% Identity cards - For introduction
0% Increase VAT
99% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
3% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
50% Mass Retention of Communications Data
100% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
100% Minumum Wage
0% No detention without charge or trial
98% Nuclear power - For
79% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
50% Pension auto-enrolment - For
97% Post office - in favour of Government policy
3% Post office closures - against
0% Privatise Royal Mail
58% Promote Occupational Pensions
50% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
1% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
7% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
0% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
65% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
0% Right to strike
0% Same Sex Marriage - for
44% Schools - Greater Autonomy
93% Smoking ban - In favour
61% Stop climate change
0% Stronger Military Covenant
100% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
0% Termination of pregnancy - against
100% Terrorism laws - For
0% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
100% Trade Union Regulation
8% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
58% Transparency of Parliament
100% Trident replacement - In favour
7% University education fees - Should be free
100% University Tuition Fees - For
92% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
42% Voting age - Reduce to 16
42% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary

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% Gordon BrownKirkcaldy and CowdenbeathLab
99.7% David BlunkettSheffield, BrightsideLab
99.5% Charles ClarkeNorwich SouthLab
99.4% Barbara FollettStevenageLab
99.2% Douglas AlexanderPaisley and Renfrewshire SouthLab

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