Voting Record — Ben Chapman MP, Wirral South (10098)

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 12 Apr 2010 Lab 17 votes out of 971, 1.8% 971 votes out of 1288, 75.4% 0 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 13 votes out of 917, 1.4% 917 votes out of 1246, 73.6% 0 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Lab 3 votes out of 1023, 0.3% 1023 votes out of 1273, 80.4% 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 ChapmanLab VoteRôle
11 May 2010Stopped being Member, Intelligence and Security (Cabinet Office) Committee
27 Nov 2008Stopped being Member, Armed Forces Bill Committee
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Clause 68 — Commencement minorityno Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Clause 4 — Prohibitions in connection with genetic material not of human origin minorityno Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [Lords] minorityno Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [Lords] minorityno Rebel
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' salaries — £650 catch-up payment — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' salaries — Increase with Public Sector Earnings Index — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' salaries — Increases capped to 2.3% — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Sibling compatibility only regenerative tissue — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Testing for sibling tissue compatibility minorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Animal DNA may be inserted into an embryo minorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Cannot use gametes or pronuclei — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Human-animal hybrid licenses minorityno Rebel
Commons5 Jun 2007Bill Presented — Termination of Pregnancy (Counselling and Miscellaneous Provisions) minorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected minorityno Rebel
18 Jan 2006Stopped being Member, Standards and Privileges Committee
20 Dec 2005Became Member, Armed Forces Bill Committee
1 Nov 2005Became Member, Intelligence and Security (Cabinet Office) Committee
Commons21 Oct 2005Armed Forces (Parliamentary Approval for Participation in Armed Conflict) Bill minorityaye Rebel
14 Jul 2005Became Member, Standards and Privileges Committee
Commons13 Jul 2005Committees — Administration Committee — Pay for Chairmen of Select Committees minorityaye Rebel
Commons13 Jul 2005Committees — Administration Committee — Pay for Chairmen of Standing Committees minorityaye Rebel
HouseDateSubjectBen ChapmanLab VoteRôle
11 Apr 2005Stopped being PPS (Rt Hon Richard Caborn, Minister of State), Department for Culture, Media & Sport
Commons26 Jan 2005Car Mileage Allowance minorityno Rebel
Commons26 Jan 2005Modernisation of the House of Commons minorityno Rebel
Commons26 Jan 2005Modernisation of the House of Commons Majorityno Rebel
13 May 2004Became PPS (Rt Hon Richard Caborn, Minister of State), Department for Culture, Media & Sport
Commons17 Dec 2003Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc.) Bill — Decline to give a Second Reading — rejected bothno Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2003Mersey Tunnels Bill — Schedule 1 — Amendment of the 1980 Act: Levying, Revision and Application of Tolls minorityno Rebel
Commons10 Jun 2003Mersey Tunnels Bill (By Order) — Schedule 1 — Amendment of the 1980 Act: Levying, Revision and Application of Tolls minorityno Rebel
Commons10 Jun 2003Mersey Tunnels Bill (By Order) — Schedule 1 — Amendment of the 1980 Act: Levying, Revision and Application of Tolls minorityaye 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
Commons23 Oct 2002Mersey Tunnels Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Jul 2002Mersey Tunnels Bill (By Order) minorityaye Rebel
HouseDateSubjectBen ChapmanLab VoteRôle
Commons19 Dec 2000Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Research Purposes) Regulations minorityaye Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno Rebel
Commons26 May 1999Line of Route 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
71% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
0% Assisted Dying
93% Asylum System - More strict
100% Ban fox hunting
82% 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
89% European Union - For
100% Foundation hospitals - In favour
100% Fox hunting - Ban
10% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
32% Fully Elected House of Lords
16% Gambling - Against permissiveness
100% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
50% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
79% Homosexuality - Equal rights
92% Identity cards - For introduction
0% Increase VAT
99% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
20% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
100% Mass Retention of Communications Data
100% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
100% Minumum Wage
1% No detention without charge or trial
72% Nuclear power - For
99% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
100% Pension auto-enrolment - For
96% Post office - in favour of Government policy
4% Post office closures - against
0% Privatise Royal Mail
100% Promote Occupational Pensions
50% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
21% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
16% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
0% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
96% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
0% Right to strike
0% Same Sex Marriage - for
53% Schools - Greater Autonomy
76% Smoking ban - In favour
50% Stop climate change
50% Stronger Military Covenant
100% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
50% Termination of pregnancy - against
97% Terrorism laws - For
50% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
100% Trade Union Regulation
29% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
46% Transparency of Parliament
100% Trident replacement - In favour
8% University education fees - Should be free
99% University Tuition Fees - For
92% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
42% Voting age - Reduce to 16
0% 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
95.7% Anne McGuireStirlingLab
95.7% Adam IngramEast Kilbride, Strathaven and LesmahagowLab
95.7% Anne MoffatEast LothianLab
95.5% Jim DevineLivingstonLab
95.4% Rob MarrisWolverhampton South WestLab

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