Voting Record — David Howarth MP, Cambridge (11473)

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 LDem 11 votes out of 1060, 1.0% 1060 votes out of 1288, 82.3% 5 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 HowarthLDem VoteRôle
11 May 2010Stopped being Member, Committee on Reform of the House of Commons
11 May 2010Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for Justice,
10 Aug 2009Became Member, Committee on Reform of the House of Commons
Commons20 Jul 2009Business of the House Majorityno Rebel
Commons30 Apr 2009MPs' expenses — Staff to be employees of Parliament Majorityno Rebel
8 Jan 2009Stopped being Shadow Solicitor General, Ministry of Justice
8 Jan 2009Stopped being Shadow Minister (Shadow Solicitor General), Home Affairs
8 Jan 2009Became Shadow Secretary of State for Justice,
Commons22 Oct 2008Point of Order — Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [ Lords] (Programme) (No. 2) Majorityno Rebel
21 Jul 2008Became Shadow Minister (Shadow Solicitor General), Home Affairs
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' salaries — Increase with Public Sector Earnings Index — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' salaries — Increases capped to 2.3% — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
3 Jun 2008Stopped being Member, Draft Climate Change Bill (Joint Committee)
Commons16 May 2008Motion to sit in private — Fixed Term Parliament Bill tellayeunknown Unknown Teller
Commons12 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Timetable Majorityno Rebel
Commons9 May 2008Prayers tellnono Teller
18 Apr 2008Stopped being Member, Justice Committee
7 Nov 2007Became Member, Justice Committee
7 Nov 2007Stopped being Member, Constitutional Affairs Committee
Commons25 Oct 2007Modernisation of the House of Commons — Handheld email devices Majorityunknown Unknown
13 Jul 2007Stopped being Member, Environmental Audit Committee
5 Jul 2007Became Shadow Solicitor General, Ministry of Justice
4 Jul 2007Stopped being Shadow Minister (Energy), Trade & Industry
Commons18 May 2007Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill — Continue to disclose MPs' correspondence — rejected tellayeaye Teller
27 Apr 2007Became Member, Draft Climate Change Bill (Joint Committee)
Commons20 Apr 2007Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill — Exempt only correspondence — rejected tellayeaye Teller
Commons20 Apr 2007Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill — Keep disclosure for MPs' expenses — rejected tellayeaye Teller
Commons16 Jun 2006Orders of the Day — Clause 6 — Transparency minorityno Rebel
Commons16 Jun 2006Orders of the Day — New Clause 6 — Annual reports: parliamentary approval minorityno Rebel
21 Mar 2006Became Shadow Minister (Energy), Trade & Industry
21 Mar 2006Stopped being Shadow Minister, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister
Commons14 Mar 2006Animal Welfare Bill — New Clause "8" — Docking of dogs' tails — Working dogs minorityno Rebel
Commons14 Feb 2006Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — private clubs minorityaye Rebel
Commons8 Feb 2006Support for Members Who Have Chosen Not to Take Their Seats minorityaye Rebel
14 Jul 2005Became Member, Environmental Audit Committee
14 Jul 2005Became Member, Constitutional Affairs Committee
1 Jun 2005Became Shadow Minister, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister

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
1% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
0% Asylum System - More strict
26% Business and community control of schools: For
98% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
0% Control Orders
50% Crossrail - In favour
79% European Union - For
86% Fully Elected House of Lords
100% Gambling - Against permissiveness
0% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
100% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
100% Homosexuality - Equal rights
0% Identity cards - For introduction
100% Increase VAT
95% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
0% Mass Retention of Communications Data
0% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
100% No detention without charge or trial
0% Nuclear power - For
0% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
100% Pension auto-enrolment - For
0% Post office - in favour of Government policy
100% Post office closures - against
17% Privatise Royal Mail
100% Promote Occupational Pensions
100% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
86% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
100% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
0% Right to strike
34% Schools - Greater Autonomy
85% Smoking ban - In favour
100% Stop climate change
100% Stronger Military Covenant
0% Termination of pregnancy - against
4% Terrorism laws - For
67% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
100% Trade Union Regulation
100% Transparency of Parliament
0% Trident replacement - In favour
100% Voting age - Reduce to 16
100% 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
99.4% Simon HughesNorth Southwark and BermondseyLDem
98.7% Phil WillisHarrogate and KnaresboroughLDem
98.5% John LeechManchester, WithingtonLDem
98.5% Jo SwinsonEast DunbartonshireLDem
98.4% Steve WebbNorthavonLDem

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