Voting Record — Mr Chris Smith MP, Islington South and Finsbury (10547)

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

ConstituencyFromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
House of Lords 14 Jul 2008 still in office Non-affiliated 2 votes out of 26, 7.7% 26 votes out of 843, 3.1% 0 times
House of Lords 18 Jul 2005 11 Jul 2008 Lab 4 votes out of 91, 4.4% 91 votes out of 384, 23.7% 0 times
Islington South and Finsbury 7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 11 votes out of 765, 1.4% 765 votes out of 1246, 61.4% 0 times
Islington South and Finsbury 1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Lab 2 votes out of 501, 0.4% 501 votes out of 1273, 39.4% 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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HouseDateSubjectLord Smith of FinsburyNon-affiliated VoteRôle
Lords13 Mar 2017European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill - Commons Reasons minorityunknown Unknown
Lords7 Mar 2017European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill - Third Reading minorityno Rebel
Lords7 Mar 2017European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill - Report minorityunknown Unknown
Lords27 Feb 2017European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 1 — Membership of the European Single Market minorityunknown Unknown
Lords14 Jul 2015Psychoactive Substances Bill [HL] — Report minorityno Rebel
HouseDateSubjectLord Smith of FinsburyLab VoteRôle
Lords14 Mar 2007House of Lords: Reform (80pc elected, 20pc appointed) minorityno Rebel
Lords14 Mar 2007House of Lords: Reform (60pc elected, 40pc appointed) minorityno Rebel
Lords25 Jan 2006Terrorism Bill — Extension Of Period Of Detention to 60 Days Majorityaye Rebel
Lords8 Nov 2005Racial and Religious Hatred Bill minorityno Rebel
HouseDateSubjectMr Chris SmithLab VoteRôle
Commons28 Feb 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Amendment to Clause 1 — Power to make control orders minorityno Rebel
Commons3 Nov 2004Members' Allowances Majorityno Rebel
Commons18 Mar 2003Iraq — Declaration of War minorityaye Rebel
Commons18 Mar 2003Iraq — Case for war not established — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons26 Feb 2003Iraq — Case for war is unproven — rejected minorityno Rebel
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
Commons6 Feb 2002Education Bill — No requirements of attendance at a place of religious worship (No. 2) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons6 Feb 2002Education Bill — No requirements of attendance at a place of religious worship — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons23 Jan 2002Identity Card Majorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Jul 2001Parliamentary Pensions Majorityno Rebel
8 Jun 2001Stopped being Secretary of State, Department for Culture, Media & Sport
8 Jun 2001Stopped being The Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport,
HouseDateSubjectMr Chris SmithLab VoteRôle
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno Rebel
22 Jul 1997Became The Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport,
22 Jul 1997Stopped being Secretary of State for National Heritage,
3 May 1997Became Secretary of State, Department for Culture, Media & Sport
3 May 1997Became Secretary of State for National Heritage,
1 May 1997Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State,
1 Jul 1996Became Shadow Secretary of State,
1 Jul 1996Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State,
1 Jul 1995Became Shadow Secretary of State,
1 Jul 1995Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State,
1 Jul 1994Became Shadow Secretary of State,
1 Jul 1994Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State,
11 Apr 1992Became Shadow Secretary of State,
15 May 1987Stopped being Member, Environment Committee
9 Jun 1983Became Member, Environment Committee

Policy Comparisons

This chart shows the percentage agreement between this person and each of the policies in the database, according to their voting record.

AgreementPolicy
33% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
50% Assisted Dying
77% Asylum System - More strict
100% Ban fox hunting
75% Business and community control of schools: For
42% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
54% Control Orders
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
50% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
50% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
55% European Union - For
70% Foundation hospitals - In favour
100% Fox hunting - Ban
14% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
98% Fully Elected House of Lords
20% Gambling - Against permissiveness
86% Homosexuality - Equal rights
61% Identity cards - For introduction
3% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
26% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
50% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
100% Minumum Wage
7% No detention without charge or trial
100% Nuclear power - For
92% Post office - in favour of Government policy
8% Post office closures - against
100% Promote Occupational Pensions
2% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
16% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
50% Reducing the number of MPs - for
50% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
62% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
0% Same Sex Marriage - for
24% Schools - Greater Autonomy
58% Smoking ban - In favour
45% Stop climate change
100% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
70% Terrorism laws - For
8% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
50% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
7% University education fees - Should be free
83% University Tuition Fees - For
1% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
50% 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 2001-2005, 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
91.5%Mr George StevensonStoke-on-Trent SouthLab
91.0%Mr Tony WorthingtonClydebank and MilngavieLab
90.7% Derek WyattSittingbourne and SheppeyLab
90.6% Shaun WoodwardSt Helens SouthLab
90.5% Paul TruswellPudseyLab

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