Voting Record — Caroline Spelman MP, Meriden (10559)

Caroline Spelman is currently Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) and The Second Church Estates Commissioner,

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

FromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
8 May 2015 still in office Con 1 vote out of 394, 0.3% 394 votes out of 467, 84.4% 0 times
6 May 2010 30 Mar 2015 Con 8 votes out of 834, 1.0% 834 votes out of 1239, 67.3% 0 times
5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Con 7 votes out of 642, 1.1% 642 votes out of 1288, 49.8% 0 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Con 4 votes out of 701, 0.6% 701 votes out of 1246, 56.3% 0 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Con 1 vote out of 708, 0.1% 708 votes out of 1273, 55.6% 67 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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HouseDateSubjectCaroline SpelmanCon VoteRôle
Commons23 Mar 2016High Speed Rail (London — West Midlands) Bill — New Clause 8 — Office of the HS2 Adjudicator to Protect the Environment and Communities minorityno Rebel
28 Oct 2015Became Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee)
21 May 2015Became The Second Church Estates Commissioner,
HouseDateSubjectCaroline SpelmanCon VoteRôle
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Member, Environmental Audit Committee
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee)
Commons24 Nov 2014Recall of MPs Bill — Clause 1 — Length of Suspension from the House of Commons Which Would Trigger New Election for MP Majorityno Rebel
Commons28 Apr 2014High Speed Rail (London — West Midlands) Bill — Decline Second Reading minorityno Rebel
3 Apr 2014Stopped being Member, Draft Modern Slavery Bill Committee
25 Feb 2014Became Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee)
9 Jan 2014Became Member, Draft Modern Slavery Bill Committee
Commons7 Jan 2014Mesothelioma Bill — Clause 4 — Diffuse Mesothelioma Payment Scheme to Be At Least 80% of Average Civil Compensation Payments minorityno Rebel
16 Dec 2013Became Member, Environmental Audit Committee
Commons21 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — Third Reading Majorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — New Clause 10 — Civil Partnerships for All Couples minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — New Clause 16 — Review Civil Partnerships Following Introduction of Same-Sex Marriage minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Feb 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — Second Reading Majorityno Rebel
6 Sep 2012Stopped being The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs,
Commons11 Jul 2012Sitting Times of the House of Commons on Tuesdays Majorityno Rebel
12 May 2010Became The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs,
6 May 2010Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government,
HouseDateSubjectCaroline SpelmanCon VoteRôle
Commons1 Apr 2009Deferred Divisions — Adjournment (May Day) Majorityno Rebel
19 Jan 2009Became Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government,
19 Jan 2009Stopped being Without portfolio,
19 Jan 2009Stopped being Party Chair, Conservative Party,
3 Jul 2007Became Without portfolio,
3 Jul 2007Became Party Chair, Conservative Party,
3 Jul 2007Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State (Office of the Deputy Prime Minister),
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 7 (100 per Cent. Elected) Majorityno 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
Commons14 Feb 2006Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — as amended Majorityno Rebel
Commons14 Feb 2006Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — private clubs Majorityno Rebel
Commons14 Feb 2006Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — consideration Majorityno Rebel
10 May 2005Became Shadow Secretary of State (Office of the Deputy Prime Minister),
10 May 2005Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government,
HouseDateSubjectCaroline SpelmanCon VoteRôle
Commons26 Jan 2005Modernisation of the House of Commons minorityaye Rebel
1 May 2004Became Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government,
1 May 2004Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs,
1 May 2004Stopped being Shadow Minister (Women),
10 Nov 2003Became Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs,
1 Nov 2003Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State 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
10 Sep 2001Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Health),
1 Jul 2001Became Shadow Secretary of State for International Development,
1 Jul 2001Became Shadow Minister (Women),
HouseDateSubjectCaroline SpelmanCon VoteRôle
10 Jun 1999Became Shadow Spokesperson (Health),
10 Jun 1999Stopped being Opposition Whip (Commons),
Commons19 May 1999Delegated Legislation - Terms and conditions of employment tellnono Teller
Commons19 May 1999Delegated Legislation - Section 5 of the European Communities (Amendment) Act 1993 tellnono Teller
Commons19 May 1999NHS Personnel tellnono Teller
Commons19 May 1999NHS Personnel tellayeaye Teller
Commons19 May 1999European Union Fraud tellayeaye Teller
Commons13 May 1999Parliamentary Democracy tellnoaye Rebel Teller
Commons28 Apr 1999Finance Bill tellnono Teller
Commons28 Apr 1999Finance Bill - Stamp duty on conveyance or transfer on sale tellayeaye Teller
Commons28 Apr 1999Finance Bill tellnono Teller
Commons28 Apr 1999Finance Bill tellayeaye Teller
Commons28 Apr 1999Finance Bill - Restriction of MCA to those reaching 65 before 2000-01 tellayeaye Teller
Commons21 Apr 1999British Livestock Farming tellnono Teller
Commons21 Apr 1999British Livestock Farming tellayeaye Teller
Commons21 Apr 1999Road Haulage Industry tellnono Teller
Commons21 Apr 1999Road Haulage Industry tellayeaye Teller
Commons14 Apr 1999Access to Justice Bill [Lords] tellnono Teller
Commons14 Apr 1999Access to Justice Bill [Lords] tellayeaye Teller
Commons31 Mar 1999Employment Relations Bill - '9. Compensatory award: removal of limit in certain cases tellnono Teller
Commons31 Mar 1999Employment Relations Bill - Employment agencies tellnono Teller
Commons24 Mar 1999Local Government Bill - Finance tellnono Teller
Commons24 Mar 1999Local Government Bill - Endorsement of council tax by referendum tellayeaye Teller
Commons24 Mar 1999Local Government Bill (Allocation of Time) tellnono Teller
Commons17 Mar 1999Tax Credits Bill tellnono Teller
Commons17 Mar 1999Tax Credits Bill - Payment Of Tax Credit By Employers Etc tellayeaye Teller
Commons17 Mar 1999Tax Credits Bill - Payment of tax credits to agricultural employees tellayeaye Teller
Commons15 Mar 1999Finance [Money] tellnono Teller
Commons15 Mar 1999Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation - 49. Insurance premium tax (standard rate) tellnono Teller
Commons15 Mar 1999Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation - 45. Ring fence profits tellnono Teller
Commons10 Mar 1999European Community Documents - Treatment of End of Life Vehicles tellnono Teller
Commons2 Mar 1999Burdens on Schools tellayeaye Teller
Commons2 Mar 1999Sierra Leone tellayeaye Teller
Commons24 Feb 1999Rating (Valuation) Bill tellnono Teller
Commons23 Feb 1999Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill tellnono Teller
Commons23 Feb 1999Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill tellayeaye Teller
Commons10 Feb 1999Water Industry Bill - Regulations concerning charges schemes tellayeaye Teller
Commons3 Feb 1999Planning tellnono Teller
Commons3 Feb 1999Planning tellayeaye Teller
Commons27 Jan 1999London Underground tellnono Teller
Commons27 Jan 1999London Underground tellayeaye Teller
Commons27 Jan 1999Terrorist Mutilations (Northern Ireland) tellayeaye Teller
Commons20 Jan 1999Greater London Authority Bill tellnono Teller
Commons20 Jan 1999Greater London Authority Bill - Voting at ordinary elections tellayeaye Teller
Commons20 Jan 1999Greater London Authority Bill - Membership of the Authority and the Assembly tellnono Teller
Commons15 Dec 1998Fisheries tellnono Teller
Commons15 Dec 1998Greater London Authority Bill tellayeaye Teller
Commons2 Dec 1998European Parliamentary Elections Bill [Money] tellnono Teller
Commons2 Dec 1998European Parliamentary Elections Bill [Money] - Repeals and Revocations tellnono Teller
Commons2 Dec 1998European Parliamentary Elections Bill [Money] - Expenses tellnono Teller
Commons2 Dec 1998European Parliamentary Elections Bill [Money] - Amendments and repeals tellnono Teller
Commons1 Dec 1998The Economy tellnono Teller
Commons1 Dec 1998The Economy tellayeaye Teller
Commons10 Nov 1998Income Tax tellayeaye Teller
Commons10 Nov 1998European Parliamentary Elections Bill tellnono Teller
Commons10 Nov 1998Factory Closures tellayeaye Teller
Commons27 Oct 1998Working Time tellayeaye Teller
Commons27 Oct 1998European Parliamentary Elections Bill - Number of MEPs, electoral regions and electoral system tellnono Teller
Commons20 Oct 1998Strategic Defence Review — Approval tellayeaye Teller
Commons28 Jul 1998National Minimum Wage Bill - New clause tellnono Teller
Commons30 Jun 1998Finance (No. 2) Bill - Tax credit compensation for charities with investments in mixed funds tellayeaye Teller
Commons30 Jun 1998Finance (No. 2) Bill - Special regard to trading patterns of the retail industry tellayeaye Teller
Commons23 Jun 1998Crime and Disorder Bill [Lords] - Racially-aggravated offences: England and Wales tellayeaye Teller
22 Jun 1998Stopped being Member, Science and Technology Committee (Commons)
Commons16 Jun 1998Council Tax (Derbyshire) tellnono Teller
Commons16 Jun 1998Local Government (Scotland) tellayeaye Teller
Commons16 Jun 1998Hospital Waiting Lists tellayeaye Teller
10 Jun 1998Became Opposition Whip (Commons),
Commons9 Jun 1998European Communities (Amendment) Bill - New clause tellnono Teller
Commons9 Jun 1998Teaching and Higher Education Bill [Lords] - Title tellnono Teller
Commons2 Jun 1998Electoral System tellayeaye Teller
14 Jul 1997Became Member, Science and Technology Committee (Commons)

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
85% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
94% Academy Schools - for
50% Action to prevent domestic violence
0% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
68% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
0% Assisted Dying
75% Asylum System - More strict
100% Balance the Budget Without Borrowing
16% Ban fox hunting
24% Bankers' Bonus Tax
76% Business and community control of schools: For
100% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
100% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
100% Closed Material Proceedure
80% Coalition Programme for Government - For
1% Control Orders
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
50% Crossrail - In favour
75% Cull Badgers
100% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
42% Do more to help refugees inclding children
100% Employee Shareholder Status
85% Encourage and incentivise saving
100% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
23% Energy Prices - More Affordable
100% English Votes on English Laws etc.
89% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
41% European Union - For
76% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
100% Extend Right to Buy to Housing Associations
83% Fixed Term Parliaments
17% For the UK to Remain a Member of the EU
10% Foundation hospitals - In favour
16% Fox hunting - Ban
79% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
79% Fully Elected House of Lords
21% Further Devolution to Scotland
18% Further devolution to Wales
47% Gambling - Against permissiveness
100% GP Commissioning in the NHS
81% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
60% Higher taxes on banks
92% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
49% Homosexuality - Equal rights
50% HS2 - In Favour
33% Human Rights and Equality
20% Identity cards - For introduction
100% In Favour of Mass Surveillance
30% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
33% Incentivise membership of press regulator
94% Increase Air Passenger Duty
100% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
77% Increase VAT
17% Inheritance Tax
99% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
84% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
11% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
14% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
75% Localise Council Tax Support
66% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
90% Make High Earners Pay Market Rent for Council Home
71% Make it easier to trigger a new election for an MP
0% Mansion Tax
66% Mass Retention of Communications Data
47% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
100% Merge Police and Fire under Police & Crime Cmmr
100% Military Action against Daesh / ISIL
1% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
19% Minumum Wage
0% More funds for social care
10% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
31% More powers for local councils
35% No detention without charge or trial
29% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
50% Nuclear power - For
2% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
58% Pension auto-enrolment - For
100% Phase out of Tenancies for Life
84% Police and Crime Commissioners
4% Post office - in favour of Government policy
96% Post office closures - against
0% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
85% Privatise Royal Mail
78% Promote Occupational Pensions
19% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
54% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
16% Public Ownership of Railways
12% Rail Fares - Lower
95% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
86% Reduce capital gains tax
83% Reduce central funding for local government
90% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
96% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
75% Reducing the number of MPs - for
99% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
64% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
75% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
75% Register of Lobbyists
63% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
23% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
100% Replace Higher Education Grants with Loans
38% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
91% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
73% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
50% Retain funds from council house sales locally
76% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
13% Right for EU Citizens in the UK to Stay
42% Right to strike
100% Same Sex Marriage - for
92% Schools - Greater Autonomy
100% Sell England's Public Forests
74% Smoking ban - In favour
9% State control of bus services
40% Stop climate change
6% Stronger Military Covenant
56% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
0% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
88% Termination of pregnancy - against
19% Terrorism laws - For
83% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
100% Tougher on illegal immigration
100% Trade Union Regulation
50% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
50% Transparency of Parliament
100% Trident replacement - In favour
100% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
93% University education fees - Should be free
40% University Tuition Fees - For
95% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
16% Voting age - Reduce to 16
17% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
0% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

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