Voting Record — David Ruffley MP, Bury St Edmunds (10520)

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

FromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
6 May 2010 30 Mar 2015 Con 13 votes out of 856, 1.5% 856 votes out of 1239, 69.1% 0 times
5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Con 2 votes out of 657, 0.3% 657 votes out of 1288, 51.0% 4 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Con 5 votes out of 846, 0.6% 846 votes out of 1246, 67.9% 74 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Con 4 votes out of 780, 0.5% 780 votes out of 1273, 61.3% 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 RuffleyCon VoteRôle
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Member, Treasury Committee
Commons3 Feb 2015Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Mitochondrial Donation) Regulations 2015 minorityaye Rebel
Commons27 Oct 2014Recall of MPs Bill — Process for Prompting a New Election for a Constituency's MP minorityno Rebel
Commons5 Mar 2014Make Same Sex Marriage Available to Armed Forces Personnel Outside the United Kingdom minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Mar 2014Amendments to Acts of Parliament in Light of the Introduction of Same Sex Marriage in Parts of the UK minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Mar 2014Changes to Laws on Consular Marriage Following Introduction of Same Sex Marriages in Parts of the UK minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Mar 2014Registration of Armed Forces Chapels for Same Sex Marriages minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Mar 2014Proceedures for Consenting to Registration of Shared Places of Worship for Same Sex Marriage minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Mar 2014Same Sex Marriage — Enabling Courts to Deal with Divorce or Annulment Proceedings minorityaye Rebel
Commons13 Jan 2014European Union (Approvals) Bill — Second Reading — European Archives and Europe for Citizens Programme minorityaye Rebel
Commons31 Oct 2012Seek Real Terms Cut in European Union Budget Majorityno Rebel
Commons10 Jul 2012House of Lords Reform Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons12 Mar 2012Election of Backbench Business Committee by Parties minorityno Rebel
13 Dec 2011Stopped being Member, Draft Financial Services Bill (Joint Committee)
Commons13 Oct 2011Use of Hand-held Electronic Devices and Social Media in the Chamber (Backbench Business) minorityno Rebel
18 Jul 2011Became Member, Draft Financial Services Bill (Joint Committee)
29 Nov 2010Became Member, Treasury Committee
6 May 2010Stopped being Shadow Minister (Home Affairs),
HouseDateSubjectDavid RuffleyCon VoteRôle
3 Jul 2007Became Shadow Minister (Home Affairs),
3 Jul 2007Stopped being Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions),
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected minorityno Rebel
13 Feb 2006Stopped being Member, Treasury Committee
Commons13 Jul 2005Committees — Administration Committee — Pay for Chairmen of Select Committees minorityaye Rebel
12 Jul 2005Became Member, Treasury Committee
Commons13 Jun 2005Finance Bill — Schedule 8 — Financing of companies etc: transfer pricing and loan relationships tellnono Teller
Commons13 Jun 2005Finance Bill — Schedule 8 — Financing of companies etc: transfer pricing and loan relationships tellayeaye Teller
Commons13 Jun 2005Finance Bill — Clause 11 — Gift Aid eligibility of museum charges tellayeaye Teller
Commons6 Jun 2005Natural Environment and Rural Communities Bill (Programme) tellnono Teller
10 May 2005Became Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions),
10 May 2005Stopped being Opposition Whip (Commons),
HouseDateSubjectDavid RuffleyCon VoteRôle
Commons10 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Insisted Amendment — Privy Council Review tellnono Teller
Commons10 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Insisted Again — Courts and Control Orders tellnono Teller
Commons1 Mar 2005Constitutional Reform Bill [Lords] — [3rd Allotted Day] — New Clause 9 — Disqualification from holding further ministerial office tellayeaye Teller
Commons1 Mar 2005Constitutional Reform Bill [Lords] — [3rd Allotted Day] — Clause 14 — Lord Chancellor's Oath tellayeaye Teller
Commons1 Mar 2005Constitutional Reform Bill [Lords] — [3rd Allotted Day] — Schedule 3 — Transfer of appointment functions to her majesty tellnono Teller
Commons28 Feb 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Clauses 1 to 13 tellnono Teller
Commons28 Feb 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Programme — Alteration tellnono Teller
Commons21 Feb 2005Clause 2 — Gating Orders — Clause 99 — Abandoned shopping and luggage trolleys tellayeaye Teller
Commons21 Feb 2005Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Bill — Clause 50 — Power to require owner of land to remove waste tellayeaye Teller
Commons21 Feb 2005Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Bill — New Clause 2 — Duty to keep land and highways clear of litter tellayeaye Teller
Commons21 Feb 2005Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Bill (Programme) (No. 2) tellnono Teller
Commons31 Jan 2005Constitutional Reform Bill — Clause 3 — Legal qualifications tellayeaye Teller
Commons31 Jan 2005Constitutional Reform Bill — Clause 2 — Requirement of membership of the House of Lords tellayeaye Teller
Commons31 Jan 2005Constitutional Reform Bill — Clause 1 — The rule of law tellayeaye Teller
Commons26 Jan 2005Modernisation of the House of Commons minorityaye Rebel
Commons24 Jan 2005Gambling Bill — Clause 170 — Casino premises licence: overall limits tellayeaye Teller
Commons24 Jan 2005Gambling Bill — Clause 170 — Casino premises licence: overall limits tellayeaye Teller
Commons24 Jan 2005Gambling Bill — Clause 58 — Age limit for Category D gaming machines tellayeaye Teller
Commons24 Jan 2005Gambling Bill — Casino conditions tellayeaye Teller
Commons17 Jan 2005Constitutional Reform Bill [Lords] (Programme) tellnono Teller
Commons17 Jan 2005Constitutional Reform Bill [Lords] tellayeaye Teller
Commons10 Jan 2005Commissioners for Revenue and Customs Bill (Programme) (No. 2) tellnono Teller
Commons10 Jan 2005Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Bill (Programme) tellnono Teller
Commons10 Jan 2005Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Bill tellayeaye Teller
Commons13 Dec 2004Family Justice tellayeaye Teller
Commons13 Dec 2004School Discipline tellayeaye Teller
Commons6 Dec 2004Railways Bill (Programme) tellnono Teller
Commons6 Dec 2004Railways Bill tellayeaye Teller
Commons16 Nov 2004Pensions Bill — Removal of compulsion to take annuities tellnono Teller
Commons8 Nov 2004Housing Bill — Clause 137 — Duty to have a home information pack tellnono Teller
Commons8 Nov 2004Housing Bill — Improvements in Energy Efficiency — rejected tellnono Teller
Commons8 Nov 2004Housing Bill (Programme) (No. 3) tellnono Teller
Commons1 Nov 2004Gambling Bill (Programme) tellnono Teller
Commons1 Nov 2004Gambling Bill — 2nd reading tellnono Teller
Commons1 Nov 2004Gambling Bill — reasoned amendment on 2nd reading tellayeaye Teller
Commons25 Oct 2004Wind Farms tellnono Teller
Commons25 Oct 2004Wind Farms tellayeaye Teller
Commons25 Oct 2004University Admissions Policy tellayeaye Teller
Commons19 Oct 2004New Clause 1 — Amendment of Companies Act 1985: limit on auditor's liability (No.1) tellayeaye Teller
Commons12 Oct 2004Civil Partnership Bill [Lords] (Programme) tellnono Teller
Commons11 Oct 2004Mental Capacity Bill (Programme) tellnono Teller
Commons15 Sep 2004Hunting Bill — Timetable tellnono Teller
Commons13 Sep 2004Children Bill [Lords] (Programme) tellnono Teller
Commons7 Jul 2004Clause 5 — Rates — Schedule 15 — Charge to income tax on benefits received by former owner of property tellayeaye Teller
Commons30 Jun 2004Business Deregulation tellnono Teller
Commons30 Jun 2004Business Deregulation tellayeaye Teller
Commons22 Jun 2004Nhs Recruitment and Retention tellayeaye Teller
Commons22 Jun 2004Electoral System tellayeaye Teller
Commons15 Jun 2004Transport tellayeaye Teller
Commons8 Jun 2004Age-Related Payments Bill — Clause 7 — Power To Provide For Payments tellayeaye Teller
1 Jun 2004Became Opposition Whip (Commons),
Commons21 May 2004Town and Country Planning (Telecommunications Masts) Bill tellayeaye Teller
Commons11 May 2004Housing Bill — Schedule 12 — Minor and consequential amendments tellnono Teller
Commons11 May 2004Housing Bill — New Clause 18 — Market plan for right to buy sales tellayeaye Teller
Commons11 May 2004Housing Bill — Clause 137 — Duty to have a home information pack tellayeaye Teller
Commons11 May 2004Housing Bill (Programme) (No. 2) tellnono Teller
Commons4 May 2004Scottish Parliament (Constituencies) Bill — [Sir Alan Haselhurst in the Chair] — Clause 1 — Constituencies and Regions tellayeaye Teller
Commons28 Apr 2004Finance Bill — [2nd Allotted Day] — Schedule 39 — Stamp Duty Land Tax: Application to Certain Partnership Transactions tellayeaye Teller
Commons27 Apr 2004Finance Bill — [1st Allotted Day] — Clause 28 — The Non-Corporate Distribution Rate tellnono Teller
Commons27 Apr 2004Finance Bill — [1st Allotted Day] — Clause 5 — Rates tellayeaye Teller
Commons27 Apr 2004Finance Bill — [1st Allotted Day] — Clause 4 — Duty Stamps for Spirits Etc tellnono Teller
Commons22 Apr 2004Security Screen Majorityno Rebel
Commons20 Apr 2004Finance Bill tellayeaye Teller
Commons30 Mar 2004European Parliamentary and Local Elections (Pilots) Bill tellnono Teller
Commons30 Mar 2004EU Constitution Referendum tellnono Teller
Commons30 Mar 2004EU Constitution Referendum tellayeaye Teller
Commons30 Mar 2004Immigration Entry Clearance Standards tellayeaye Teller
Commons23 Mar 2004Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation — 36. Construction industry scheme tellnono Teller
Commons23 Mar 2004Budget Resolutions 2004 — Non-Corporate Distribution Rate tellnono Teller
Commons23 Mar 2004Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation tellnono Teller
Commons23 Mar 2004Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation tellnono Teller
22 Mar 2004Stopped being Member, Treasury Sub-committee
22 Mar 2004Stopped being Member, Treasury Committee
Commons16 Mar 2004European Parliamentary and Local Elections (Pilots) Bill — Lords Amendment 1B — Lords Disagreement and Reason tellnono Teller
Commons16 Mar 2004European Parliamentary and Local Elections (Pilots) Bill — Lords Amendment 1B — Lords Disagreement and Reason tellnono Teller
Commons16 Mar 2004European Parliamentary and Local Elections (Pilots) Bill tellayeaye Teller
Commons16 Mar 2004Traffic Management Bill — Clause 84 — Financial Provisions tellnono Teller
Commons16 Mar 2004Traffic Management Bill — New Clause 5 — Traffic Lights tellayeaye Teller
Commons16 Mar 2004Traffic Management Bill — New Clause 2 — Permits issued under Part 3 (Fees) tellayeaye Teller
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002Start Sittings of the House of Commons at 11.30 am rather than 14.30 on Tuesdays Majorityno Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002Modernisation of the House of Commons minorityaye Rebel
HouseDateSubjectDavid RuffleyCon VoteRôle
Commons15 Jan 2001Capital Allowances Bill [Ways and Means] tellnoaye Rebel Teller
Commons15 Jan 2001Capital Allowances Bill tellnono Teller
Commons15 Jan 2001Tax Simplification (Joint Committee) tellnono Teller
Commons10 Nov 1999House of Lords Bill — Exceptions from the rule that hereditary peers should be abolished minorityaye Rebel
2 Jul 1999Stopped being Member, Public Administration Committee
Commons26 May 1999Line of Route minorityaye Rebel
Commons1 Mar 1999Delegated Legislation - Court of Auditors Report tellnono Teller
Commons1 Mar 1999Delegated Legislation - Local Government Finance tellnono Teller
30 Nov 1998Became Member, Treasury Sub-committee
30 Nov 1998Became Member, Treasury Committee
Commons2 Sep 1998Business of the House (Criminal Justice (Terrorism and Conspiracy) Bill) minorityaye Rebel
16 Jul 1997Became Member, Public Administration Committee

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
50% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
66% Academy Schools - for
8% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
50% Assisted Dying
72% Asylum System - More strict
13% Ban fox hunting
12% Bankers' Bonus Tax
73% Business and community control of schools: For
50% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
50% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
84% 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
75% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
90% Employee Shareholder Status
100% Encourage and incentivise saving
100% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
6% Energy Prices - More Affordable
81% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
35% European Union - For
96% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
48% Fixed Term Parliaments
20% Foundation hospitals - In favour
13% Fox hunting - Ban
79% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
22% Fully Elected House of Lords
40% Further Devolution to Scotland
10% Further devolution to Wales
55% Gambling - Against permissiveness
100% GP Commissioning in the NHS
81% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
79% Higher taxes on banks
100% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
29% Homosexuality - Equal rights
50% HS2 - In Favour
31% Human Rights and Equality
11% Identity cards - For introduction
20% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
100% Increase Air Passenger Duty
97% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
73% Increase VAT
100% Inheritance Tax
99% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
96% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
6% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
0% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
75% Localise Council Tax Support
56% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
50% Make it easier to trigger a new election for an MP
13% Mansion Tax
84% Mass Retention of Communications Data
88% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
1% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
5% Minumum Wage
0% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
38% More powers for local councils
66% No detention without charge or trial
0% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
57% Nuclear power - For
3% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
50% Pension auto-enrolment - For
83% Police and Crime Commissioners
2% Post office - in favour of Government policy
98% Post office closures - against
0% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
100% Privatise Royal Mail
50% Promote Occupational Pensions
19% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
54% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
12% Rail Fares - Lower
84% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
75% Reduce central funding for local government
94% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
85% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
90% Reducing the number of MPs - for
81% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
52% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
100% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
71% Register of Lobbyists
67% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
7% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
17% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
100% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
94% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
76% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
42% Right to strike
29% Same Sex Marriage - for
78% Schools - Greater Autonomy
100% Sell England's Public Forests
31% Smoking ban - In favour
55% Stop climate change
22% Stronger Military Covenant
61% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
50% Termination of pregnancy - against
16% Terrorism laws - For
100% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
92% Trade Union Regulation
77% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
20% 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
77% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
42% Voting age - Reduce to 16
58% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
20% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

Possible Friends (more...)

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