Voting Record — Bill Etherington MP, Sunderland North (10189)

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 19 votes out of 578, 3.3% 578 votes out of 1288, 44.9% 0 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 30 votes out of 574, 5.2% 574 votes out of 1246, 46.1% 0 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Lab 20 votes out of 702, 2.8% 702 votes out of 1273, 55.1% 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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HouseDateSubjectBill EtheringtonLab VoteRôle
Commons24 Feb 2009Airport Expansion (Parliamentary Approval) Majorityno Rebel
Commons4 Nov 2008Orders of the Day — New Clause 2 — Employer's duties in relation to industrial action ballots 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
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Change abortion limit from 24 weeks to 16 weeks — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons30 Apr 2008Energy Bill — Renewable energy feed-in tariff — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons18 Feb 2008Orders of the Day — Clause 2 — The Commission's functions minorityno Rebel
Commons9 Jan 2008Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill — Preventing prison officers from taking industrial action minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Mar 2007Trident Replacement — Maintain Nuclear Deterrent Beyond Existing System minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Mar 2007Trident Replacement — Maintain the UK Nuclear Deterrent Beyond the Life of The Existing System minorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Support for bicameral Parliament minorityaye Rebel
Commons2 Nov 2006Orders of the Day — Clause 70 — LEAs in England: provision of travel arrangements etc for children minorityaye Rebel
Commons22 May 2006Armed Forces Bill — Clause 8 — Desertion — Life imprisonment minorityno Rebel
Commons14 Feb 2006Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — as amended minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Feb 2006Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — private clubs minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Feb 2006Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — consideration minorityaye Rebel
Commons31 Jan 2006Racial and Religious Hatred Bill Majorityaye Rebel
Commons31 Jan 2006Racial and Religious Hatred Bill Majorityaye Rebel
HouseDateSubjectBill EtheringtonLab VoteRôle
Commons23 Feb 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons7 Feb 2005Serious Organized Crime and Police Bill -- Demonstrating without authorisation in a designated area minorityaye Rebel
Commons26 Jan 2005Car Mileage Allowance minorityno Rebel
Commons16 Nov 2004Pensions Bill — Removal of compulsion to take annuities minorityaye Rebel
Commons2 Nov 2004Children Bill [Lords] — New Clause 12 — Reasonable punishment minorityno Rebel
Commons2 Nov 2004Children Bill [Lords] — New Clause 12 — Reasonable punishment minorityno Rebel
Commons1 Mar 2004Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, Etc.) Bill — Give support to asylum seekers even when they make a late claim — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons1 Mar 2004Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, Etc.) Bill — Asylum appeals should be referred to a higher court — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons1 Mar 2004Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, Etc.) Bill — Give support to failed asylum seekers and their families — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons25 Feb 2004Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001 — Privy Counsel Report minorityno Rebel
Commons27 Jan 2004Higher Education Bill — Second Reading — Increase in University Tuition Fees minorityaye Rebel
Commons12 Nov 2003Fire Services Bill — Clause 1 — Powers of the Secretary of State minorityno Rebel
Commons10 Nov 2003Water Bill [Lords] — Clause 58 — Fluoridation of Water Supplies minorityno Rebel
Commons10 Nov 2003Water Bill [Lords] — New Clause 1 — Prohibition of Artificial Fluoridation of Water Supplies minorityno Rebel
Commons8 Jul 2003Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill — NHS Foundation Trusts minorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2003Criminal Justice Bill — [2nd Allotted Day] — New Clause 29 — Rules of Court minorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2003Criminal Justice Bill — [2nd Allotted Day] — New Clause 29 — Rules of Court minorityno Rebel
Commons14 Apr 2003Smoking (Restaurants) Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons18 Mar 2003Iraq — Case for war not established — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 2 (100 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — House of Lords to be abolished — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons15 Apr 2002City of London (Ward Elections) Bill — New Clause 1 — Exclusion of Crown Property minorityno Rebel
Commons28 Jan 2002City of London (Ward Elections) Bill — New Clause 1 — Exclusion of Crown Bodies minorityaye Rebel
Commons28 Jan 2002City of London (Ward Elections) Bill — New Clause 1 — Exclusion of Crown Bodies minorityaye Rebel
Commons15 Jan 2002National Health Service Reform and Health Care Professions Bill — New Clause 5 — Establishment of Patients' Councils minorityno Rebel
Commons15 Nov 2001City of London (Ward Elections) Bill 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
Commons16 Jul 2001Business of the House minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Jul 2001Parliamentary Pensions Majorityno Rebel
HouseDateSubjectBill EtheringtonLab VoteRôle
Commons15 Nov 2000Transport Bill - Transfer schemes made by CAA minorityaye Rebel
Commons7 Nov 2000Programming of Bills - I. Programme orders: supplementary provisions Majorityaye Rebel
Commons31 Oct 2000Stem Cell Research minorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2000Criminal Justice (Mode of Trial) (No. 2) Bill minorityno Rebel
Commons8 Feb 2000Northern Ireland Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Nov 1999Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Nov 1999Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Nov 1999Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill - Incapacity benefit: restriction to recent contributors minorityaye Rebel
Commons2 Nov 1999City of London (Ward Elections) Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Jul 1999City of London (Ward Elections) Bill minorityno Rebel
Commons14 Jul 1999City of London (Ward Elections) Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Jul 1999City of London (Ward Elections) Bill - Interpretation minorityaye Rebel
Commons20 May 1999Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill - Incapacity benefit: restriction to recent contributors minorityno Rebel
Commons24 Feb 1999City of London (Ward Elections) Bill (By Order) minorityaye Rebel
Commons16 Feb 1999House of Lords Bill minorityno Rebel
Commons2 Sep 1998Criminal Justice (Terrorism and Conspiracy) Bill - Evidence and inferences: Great Britain minorityno Rebel
Commons2 Sep 1998Criminal Justice (Terrorism and Conspiracy) Bill minorityno Rebel
Commons8 Jun 1998Teaching and Higher Education Bill [Lords] minorityno Rebel
Commons10 Dec 1997Social Security Bill - Power to reduce child benefit for lone parents minorityno Rebel
Commons10 Dec 1997Doctor Assisted Dying Bill — Leave to Bring In 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
23% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
100% Assisted Dying
58% Asylum System - More strict
87% Ban fox hunting
67% Business and community control of schools: For
0% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
55% Control Orders
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
100% Crossrail - In favour
100% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
85% European Union - For
40% Foundation hospitals - In favour
87% Fox hunting - Ban
50% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
42% Fully Elected House of Lords
16% Gambling - Against permissiveness
50% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
0% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
64% Homosexuality - Equal rights
88% Identity cards - For introduction
50% Increase VAT
27% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
27% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
50% Mass Retention of Communications Data
82% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
100% Minumum Wage
38% No detention without charge or trial
98% Nuclear power - For
57% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
50% Pension auto-enrolment - For
93% Post office - in favour of Government policy
7% Post office closures - against
0% Privatise Royal Mail
58% Promote Occupational Pensions
50% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
46% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
16% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
5% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
89% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
100% Right to strike
0% Same Sex Marriage - for
37% Schools - Greater Autonomy
14% Smoking ban - In favour
58% Stop climate change
0% Stronger Military Covenant
100% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
20% Termination of pregnancy - against
66% Terrorism laws - For
0% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
0% Trade Union Regulation
29% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
46% Transparency of Parliament
0% Trident replacement - In favour
46% University education fees - Should be free
66% University Tuition Fees - For
26% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
98% 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
91.7% Robin CookLivingstonLab
91.5% Frank RoyMotherwell and WishawLab
90.8% Denis MurphyWansbeckLab
90.7% David ClellandTyne BridgeLab
90.3% Tom HarrisGlasgow SouthLab

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