Voting Record — David Blunkett MP, Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough (10050)

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

ConstituencyFromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough 6 May 2010 still in office Lab 3 votes out of 691, 0.4% 691 votes out of 1116, 61.9% 0 times
Sheffield, Brightside 5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Lab 6 votes out of 682, 0.9% 682 votes out of 1288, 53.0% 0 times
Sheffield, Brightside 7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 6 votes out of 336, 1.8% 336 votes out of 1246, 27.0% 0 times
Sheffield, Brightside 1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Lab 4 votes out of 472, 0.8% 472 votes out of 1273, 37.1% 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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HouseDateSubjectDavid BlunkettLab VoteRôle
Commons10 Jul 2012House of Lords Reform Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons31 Mar 2011Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill — Clause 140 — Police Conditions on Public Assemblies — Retrospective Majorityaye Rebel
Commons18 Oct 2010Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 2 — Entitlement to vote in the referendum Majorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Jul 2010Terrorism Act 2006 (Disapplication of Section 25) Order 2010 Majorityunknown Unknown
11 May 2010Stopped being a member of the Committee on Issue of Privilege (Police Searches on Parliamentary Estate)
HouseDateSubjectDavid BlunkettLab VoteRôle
Commons4 Mar 2010Election of Committee Chairs minorityaye Rebel
Commons4 Mar 2010Business of the House — Chair (Terminology) minorityaye Rebel
10 Aug 2009Became a member of the Committee on Issue of Privilege (Police Searches on Parliamentary Estate)
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Fertility treatment requires male role model — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Fertility treatment requires father and mother — rejected minorityno Rebel
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
3 Nov 2005Stopped being Secretary of State, Department for Work and Pensions
11 May 2005Became Secretary of State, Department for Work and Pensions
HouseDateSubjectMr David BlunkettLab VoteRôle
16 Dec 2004Stopped being Secretary of State, Home Office
Commons16 Nov 2004Hunting Bill — Clause 1 — Hunting wild mammals with dogs minorityno Rebel
Commons2 Nov 2004Children Bill [Lords] — New Clause 12 — Reasonable punishment minorityno Rebel
Commons30 Jun 2003Hunting Bill — New Clause 11 — Registration in Respect of Hunting of Foxes minorityaye Rebel
Commons30 Jun 2003Hunting Bill — New Clause 6 — Use of Dogs Below Ground (No. 2) minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons18 Mar 2002Hunting with Dogs: Hunting Under Licence minorityno Rebel
8 Jun 2001Became Secretary of State, Home Office
8 Jun 2001Stopped being Secretary of State, Department for Education and Employment
HouseDateSubjectMr David BlunkettLab VoteRôle
Commons17 Jan 2001Hunting Bill - Hunting with dogs: regulation minorityno Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno Rebel
2 May 1997Became Secretary of State, Department for Education and Employment

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
9% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
6% Abusive Tax Avoidance Should be Illegal
0% Academy Schools - for
75% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
47% Ban fox hunting
70% Bankers' Bonus Tax
67% Business and community control of schools: For
0% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
50% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
16% Closed Material Proceedure
19% Coalition Programme for Government - For
87% Control Orders
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
50% Crossrail - In favour
50% Cull Badgers
50% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
20% Employee Shareholder Status
0% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
100% Energy Prices - More Affordable
6% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
75% European Union - For
16% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
29% Fixed Term Parliaments
100% Foundation hospitals - In favour
47% Fox hunting - Ban
17% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
1% Fully Elected House of Lords
45% Further Devolution to Scotland
45% Further devolution to Wales
58% Gambling - Against permissiveness
0% GP Commissioning in the NHS
26% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
0% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
81% Homosexuality - Equal rights
22% Human Rights and Equality
91% Identity cards - For introduction
50% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
22% Increase Air Passenger Duty
60% Increase Taxes on Companies Investing in Assets
3% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
19% Increase VAT
99% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
5% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
78% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
100% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
0% Localise Council Tax Support
34% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
75% Mansion Tax
73% Mass Retention of Communications Data
71% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
93% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
68% More powers for local councils
0% No detention without charge or trial
83% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
57% Nuclear power - For
76% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
42% Pension auto-enrolment - For
8% Police and Crime Commissioners
84% Post office - in favour of Government policy
16% Post office closures - against
75% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
15% Privatise Royal Mail
16% Promote Occupational Pensions
56% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
46% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
88% Rail Fares - Lower
5% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
11% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
0% Reduce spending power of local government
13% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
27% Reducing the number of MPs - for
1% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
33% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
0% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
29% Register of Lobbyists
61% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
100% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
0% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
10% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
0% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
83% Right to strike
64% Same Sex Marriage - for
23% Schools - Greater Autonomy
0% Sell England's Public Forests
72% Smoking ban - In favour
46% Stop climate change
78% Stronger Military Covenant
0% Termination of pregnancy - against
92% Terrorism laws - For
0% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
50% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
54% Transparency of Parliament
100% Trident replacement - In favour
0% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
10% University education fees - Should be free
59% University Tuition Fees - For
84% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
50% Voting age - Reduce to 16
42% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
100% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

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