Voting Record — Bob Laxton MP, Derby North (10351)

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 6 votes out of 980, 0.6% 980 votes out of 1288, 76.1% 0 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 3 votes out of 942, 0.3% 942 votes out of 1246, 75.6% 0 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Lab 8 votes out of 977, 0.8% 977 votes out of 1273, 76.7% 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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HouseDateSubjectBob LaxtonLab VoteRôle
11 May 2010Stopped being Member, European Scrutiny Committee
11 May 2010Stopped being Member, East Midlands Regional Select Committee
4 Mar 2009Became Member, East Midlands Regional Select Committee
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
26 Apr 2007Became Member, European Scrutiny Committee
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 7 (100 per Cent. Elected) minorityaye Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Support for bicameral Parliament minorityaye Rebel
HouseDateSubjectBob LaxtonLab VoteRôle
11 Apr 2005Stopped being PPS (Rt Hon Alan Johnson, Secretary of State), Department for Work and Pensions
Commons26 Jan 2005Car Mileage Allowance minorityno Rebel
2 Nov 2004Became PPS (Rt Hon Alan Johnson, Secretary of State), Department for Work and Pensions
Commons26 Oct 2004Removal of References to Strangers minorityaye Rebel
9 Sep 2004Stopped being PPS (Rt Hon Alan Johnson, Minister of State), Department for Education and Skills
13 May 2004Became PPS (Rt Hon Alan Johnson, Minister of State), Department for Education and Skills
Commons14 May 2002Modernisation of the House of Commons — SELECT COMMITTEES (No. 1) Majorityaye Rebel
HouseDateSubjectBob LaxtonLab VoteRôle
Commons22 Mar 2001Election of a Speaker — Election of Speaker by secret ballot Majorityaye Rebel
Commons7 Nov 2000Programming of Bills - I. Programme orders: supplementary provisions Majorityaye Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno Rebel
Commons10 May 2000Transport Bill - Road traffic reduction strategy minorityno 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
Commons24 Feb 1999City of London (Ward Elections) Bill (By Order) 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
33% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
50% Assisted Dying
79% Asylum System - More strict
84% Ban fox hunting
94% 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
98% European Union - For
100% Foundation hospitals - In favour
84% Fox hunting - Ban
10% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
3% Fully Elected House of Lords
0% Gambling - Against permissiveness
100% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
0% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
74% Homosexuality - Equal rights
83% Identity cards - For introduction
50% Increase VAT
99% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
3% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
50% Mass Retention of Communications Data
99% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
100% Minumum Wage
0% No detention without charge or trial
100% Nuclear power - For
57% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
100% Pension auto-enrolment - For
98% Post office - in favour of Government policy
2% Post office closures - against
50% Privatise Royal Mail
100% Promote Occupational Pensions
50% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
50% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
16% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
0% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
85% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
0% Right to strike
0% Same Sex Marriage - for
43% Schools - Greater Autonomy
50% Smoking ban - In favour
53% Stop climate change
0% Stronger Military Covenant
100% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
50% Termination of pregnancy - against
100% Terrorism laws - For
0% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
100% Trade Union Regulation
29% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
18% 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
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
97.2% Robin CookLivingstonLab
97.0% Bob BlizzardWaveneyLab
96.5% Tony BlairSedgefieldLab
96.4% Michael FosterWorcesterLab
96.3% Margaret MoranLuton SouthLab

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