Voting Record — David Willetts MP, Havant (10637)

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 still in office Con 5 votes out of 670, 0.7% 670 votes out of 1138, 58.9% 0 times
5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Con 10 votes out of 674, 1.5% 674 votes out of 1288, 52.3% 0 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Con 5 votes out of 696, 0.7% 696 votes out of 1246, 55.9% 0 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Con 0 votes out of 672, 0.0% 672 votes out of 1273, 52.8% 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 WillettsCon VoteRôle
Commons21 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — Third Reading Majorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — New Clause 8 — Domestic protection for persons Majorityaye Rebel
Commons20 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — New Clause 6 — Protection of Beliefs About Marriage Majorityaye Rebel
Commons20 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — New Clause 3 — Conscientious Objection From Registrars to Marrying Same Sex Couples Majorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Feb 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — Second Reading Majorityno Rebel
11 May 2010Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for Universities and Skills (Family Policy), Universities and Skills
HouseDateSubjectDavid WillettsCon VoteRôle
4 Jun 2009Became Shadow Secretary of State for Universities and Skills (Family Policy), Universities and Skills
4 Jun 2009Became Shadow Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills (Family Policy), Innovation, Universities and Skills
4 Jun 2009Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills (Family Policy), Innovation, Universities and Skills
4 Jun 2009Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills, Innovation, Universities and Skills
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [Lords] Majorityaye Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Point of Order — Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [ Lords] (Programme) (No. 2) Majorityno Rebel
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' salaries — £650 catch-up payment — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
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
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Sibling compatibility only regenerative tissue — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Testing for sibling tissue compatibility Majorityaye Rebel
6 Jul 2007Became Shadow Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills, Innovation, Universities and Skills
6 Jul 2007Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for Education and Skills, Education
Commons19 Mar 2007Equality Act (Sexual Orientation) Regulations Majorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 6 (80 per Cent. Elected) Majorityno Rebel
Commons14 Feb 2006Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — consideration Majorityno Rebel
16 Dec 2005Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for Trade & Industry, Trade & Industry
16 Dec 2005Became Shadow Secretary of State for Education and Skills, Education
1 Jul 2005Became Shadow Secretary of State for Trade & Industry, Trade & Industry
1 Jul 2005Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for Trade & Industry, Trade & Industry
20 May 2005Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for Work & Pensions and Welfare Reform, Work & Pensions and Welfare Reform
20 May 2005Became Shadow Secretary of State for Trade & Industry, Trade & Industry
HouseDateSubjectMr David WillettsCon VoteRôle
17 Mar 2005Became Shadow Secretary of State for Work & Pensions and Welfare Reform, Work & Pensions and Welfare Reform
17 Mar 2005Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for Work & Pensions & Welfare Reform, Economic Affairs
Commons26 Jan 2005Modernisation of the House of Commons minorityaye Rebel
Commons26 Oct 2004Removal of References to Strangers Majorityno Rebel
Commons14 Oct 2004EU Justice and Home Affairs Majorityno Rebel
15 Jun 2004Became Shadow Secretary of State for Work & Pensions & Welfare Reform, Economic Affairs
15 Jun 2004Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for Work & Pensions, Economic Affairs
10 May 2004Became Shadow Secretary of State for Work & Pensions, Economic Affairs
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
HouseDateSubjectMr David WillettsCon VoteRôle
Commons13 Dec 2000Deferred Divisions - Fisheries: Total Allowable Catches and Quotas 2001 bothno Rebel

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
51% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
99% Abusive Tax Avoidance Should be Illegal
84% Academy Schools - for
10% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
13% Ban fox hunting
21% Bankers' Bonus Tax
76% Business and community control of schools: For
100% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
50% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
83% Closed Material Proceedure
78% 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
60% Employee Shareholder Status
100% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
23% Energy Prices - More Affordable
100% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
44% European Union - For
57% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
83% Fixed Term Parliaments
10% Foundation hospitals - In favour
13% Fox hunting - Ban
61% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
67% Fully Elected House of Lords
22% Further Devolution to Scotland
30% Further devolution to Wales
43% Gambling - Against permissiveness
100% GP Commissioning in the NHS
70% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
100% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
50% Homosexuality - Equal rights
81% Human Rights and Equality
17% Identity cards - For introduction
20% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
94% Increase Air Passenger Duty
31% Increase Taxes on Companies Investing in Assets
91% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
91% Increase VAT
98% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
88% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
11% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
0% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
88% Localise Council Tax Support
60% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
13% Mansion Tax
84% Mass Retention of Communications Data
1% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
21% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
41% More powers for local councils
35% No detention without charge or trial
25% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
57% Nuclear power - For
3% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
58% Pension auto-enrolment - For
84% Police and Crime Commissioners
3% Post office - in favour of Government policy
97% Post office closures - against
25% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
84% Privatise Royal Mail
78% Promote Occupational Pensions
13% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
54% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
12% Rail Fares - Lower
50% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
75% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
67% Reduce spending power of local government
87% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
93% Reducing the number of MPs - for
100% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
50% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
71% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
62% Register of Lobbyists
45% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
25% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
73% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
89% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
88% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
50% Right to strike
87% Same Sex Marriage - for
89% Schools - Greater Autonomy
100% Sell England's Public Forests
50% Smoking ban - In favour
51% Stop climate change
6% Stronger Military Covenant
50% Termination of pregnancy - against
18% Terrorism laws - For
100% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
50% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
54% 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
96% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
50% Voting age - Reduce to 16
17% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
20% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

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