Voting Record — Ben Bradshaw MP, Exeter (10061)

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

FromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
6 May 2010 30 Mar 2015 Lab 4 votes out of 841, 0.5% 841 votes out of 1239, 67.9% 0 times
5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Lab 9 votes out of 1013, 0.9% 1013 votes out of 1288, 78.6% 0 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 3 votes out of 883, 0.3% 883 votes out of 1246, 70.9% 0 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Lab 3 votes out of 911, 0.3% 911 votes out of 1273, 71.6% 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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HouseDateSubjectBen BradshawLab VoteRôle
Commons27 Oct 2014Recall of MPs Bill — Process for Prompting a New Election for a Constituency's MP minorityno Rebel
Commons11 Jul 2012Thursdays minorityaye Rebel
Commons12 Mar 2012Backbench Business Committee — Election of Members and Chair — Operation of Committee minorityaye Rebel
Commons30 Nov 2011Regulation of Hairdressers — Fines for Hairdressing Commercially Without a Licence Majorityaye Rebel
HouseDateSubjectBen BradshawLab VoteRôle
Commons2 Mar 2009Political Parties and Elections Bill — Candidate for MP becoming own election agent does not disclose home address minorityaye Rebel
Commons2 Mar 2009Political Parties and Elections Bill — Home address form must be correct minorityaye Rebel
Commons2 Mar 2009Political Parties and Elections Bill — Parliamentary candidates can keep their home addresses secret minorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' allowances — External audits and no more furniture — rejected minorityaye 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
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 — private clubs minorityaye Rebel
HouseDateSubjectMr Ben BradshawLab VoteRôle
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
HouseDateSubjectMr Ben BradshawLab VoteRôle
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker bothno Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker bothno Rebel
Commons24 Jan 2000City of London (Ward Elections) Bill 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
10% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
41% Abusive Tax Avoidance Should be Illegal
0% Academy Schools - for
92% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
66% Ban fox hunting
92% Bankers' Bonus Tax
69% Business and community control of schools: For
20% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
0% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
50% Closed Material Proceedure
18% Coalition Programme for Government - For
99% Control Orders
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
100% Crossrail - In favour
0% Cull Badgers
75% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
0% Employee Shareholder Status
0% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
100% Energy Prices - More Affordable
6% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
74% European Union - For
4% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
29% Fixed Term Parliaments
100% Foundation hospitals - In favour
66% Fox hunting - Ban
10% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
100% Fully Elected House of Lords
50% Further Devolution to Scotland
55% Further devolution to Wales
49% Gambling - Against permissiveness
7% GP Commissioning in the NHS
23% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
0% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
94% Homosexuality - Equal rights
77% Human Rights and Equality
92% Identity cards - For introduction
80% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
28% Increase Air Passenger Duty
6% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
18% Increase VAT
99% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
1% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
100% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
86% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
13% Localise Council Tax Support
39% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
88% Mansion Tax
84% Mass Retention of Communications Data
100% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
93% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
73% More powers for local councils
20% No detention without charge or trial
92% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
100% Nuclear power - For
100% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
83% Pension auto-enrolment - For
8% Police and Crime Commissioners
94% Post office - in favour of Government policy
6% Post office closures - against
100% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
0% Privatise Royal Mail
35% Promote Occupational Pensions
56% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
3% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
100% Rail Fares - Lower
50% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
11% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
0% Reduce spending power of local government
15% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
27% Reducing the number of MPs - for
2% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
31% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
0% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
29% Register of Lobbyists
78% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
100% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
0% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
16% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
13% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
42% Right to strike
100% Same Sex Marriage - for
18% Schools - Greater Autonomy
0% Sell England's Public Forests
66% Smoking ban - In favour
61% Stop climate change
94% Stronger Military Covenant
52% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
0% Termination of pregnancy - against
99% Terrorism laws - For
0% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
1% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
61% Transparency of Parliament
83% Trident replacement - In favour
0% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
8% University education fees - Should be free
62% University Tuition Fees - For
78% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
42% Voting age - Reduce to 16
0% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
100% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

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