Voting Record — Desmond Swayne MP, New Forest West (10580)

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 7 votes out of 981, 0.7% 981 votes out of 1093, 89.8% 7 times
5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Con 13 votes out of 919, 1.4% 919 votes out of 1288, 71.4% 1 time
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Con 14 votes out of 886, 1.6% 886 votes out of 1246, 71.1% 76 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Con 13 votes out of 970, 1.3% 970 votes out of 1273, 76.2% 15 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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HouseDateSubjectDesmond SwayneCon VoteRôle
Commons9 Jul 2013Northern Ireland (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill — Clause 1 — Transparancy of Political Donations — Start Date tellnono Teller
Commons3 Jun 2013Energy Bill — Schedule 14 — Make Consumer Redress Orders Retrospective tellnono Teller
Commons21 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — Third Reading tellayeno Rebel Teller
Commons20 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — New Clause 10 — Civil Partnerships for All Couples tellnono Teller
Commons20 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — New Clause 8 — Domestic protection for persons tellnoaye Rebel Teller
Commons20 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — New Clause 6 — Protection of Beliefs About Marriage tellnoaye Rebel Teller
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 tellayeno Rebel Teller
Commons13 Oct 2011Use of Hand-held Electronic Devices and Social Media in the Chamber (Backbench Business) minorityno Rebel
Commons7 Sep 2011Health and Social Care Bill 2011 — Independent Abortion Advice minorityno Rebel
11 May 2010Stopped being Parliamentary Private Secretary To the Leader of the Opposition,
HouseDateSubjectDesmond SwayneCon VoteRôle
Commons1 Apr 2009Deferred Divisions — Ecclesiastical Offices (terms of service) measure minorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Mar 2009Business of the House — Select Committees (Chairmen), Liaison Committee and Green Book 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
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Change abortion limit from 24 weeks to 16 weeks — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Change abortion limit from 24 weeks to 12 weeks — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons19 Mar 2007Equality Act (Sexual Orientation) Regulations Majorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 7 (100 per Cent. Elected) Majorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 6 (80 per Cent. Elected) Majorityno Rebel
Commons23 Feb 2007The First Deputy Chairman of Ways and Means took the Chair as Deputy Speaker, pursuant to the Standing Order. tellayeno Rebel Teller
Commons1 Nov 2006Short Speeches minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Mar 2006Animal Welfare Bill — New Clause "8" — Docking of dogs' tails minorityaye Rebel
8 Feb 2006Stopped being a member of the Defence Committee
16 Dec 2005Became Parliamentary Private Secretary To the Leader of the Opposition,
6 Dec 2005Stopped being Parliamentary Private Secretaries To Leader of the Opposition,
14 Jul 2005Became a member of the Defence Committee
20 May 2005Became Parliamentary Private Secretaries To Leader of the Opposition,
20 May 2005Stopped being Parliamentary Private Secretaries To Leader of the Opposition,
HouseDateSubjectMr Desmond SwayneCon VoteRôle
11 Apr 2005Stopped being a member of the Procedure Committee
Commons5 Apr 2005Mental Capacity Bill — Clause 2 — People who lack capacity tellnono Teller
17 Mar 2005Stopped being Shadow Minister, Local and Devolved Government Affairs
Commons7 Feb 2005Serious Organized Crime and Police Bill -- Demonstrating without authorisation in a designated area minorityaye Rebel
Commons26 Jan 2005Connecting Parliament with the Public minorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Nov 2004Civil Partnerships Bill [Lords] — Third Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Nov 2004Election of an MP to more than one seat minorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Nov 2004Members' Allowances Majorityaye Rebel
Commons12 Oct 2004Civil Partnership Bill [Lords] minorityaye Rebel
9 Sep 2004Became Parliamentary Private Secretaries To Leader of the Opposition,
Commons28 Jun 2004Human Tissue Bill — New Clause 1 — Determination of consent for removal, storage and use of organs from Adults for purpose of transplantation minorityno Rebel
28 May 2004Became a member of the Procedure Committee
Commons12 May 2004Deferred Division — Visitor Facilities minorityaye Rebel
10 May 2004Became Shadow Minister, Local and Devolved Government Affairs
Commons20 May 2003Criminal Justice Bill — Third Reading tellnono Teller
Commons19 May 2003Criminal Justice Bill — [2nd Allotted Day] — Clause 63 — Cases that may be Retried tellayeaye Teller
Commons19 May 2003Criminal Justice Bill — [2nd Allotted Day] — New Clause 29 — Rules of Court tellayeaye Teller
Commons19 May 2003Criminal Justice Bill — [2nd Allotted Day] — New Clause 29 — Rules of Court tellayeaye Teller
Commons19 May 2003Criminal Justice Bill — [2nd Allotted Day] — New Clause 15 — Taking Non-Intimate Samples Without Consent tellnono Teller
Commons19 May 2003Criminal Justice Bill (Programme) (No. 5) tellnono Teller
Commons7 May 2003Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill (Programme) tellnono Teller
Commons28 Apr 2003European Parliament (Representation) Bill — Clause 9 — Electoral Commission Recommendation — As to the Electoral Region to be Combined with Gibraltar tellnono Teller
Commons28 Apr 2003European Parliament (Representation) Bill — Before Clause 2 tellnono Teller
Commons14 Apr 2003Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation — 25. Corporation Tax (Charge And Rate For 2004) tellnono Teller
Commons14 Apr 2003Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation — 19. Value Added Tax (Special Accounting Scheme) tellnono Teller
Commons14 Apr 2003Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation tellnono Teller
Commons14 Apr 2003Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation tellnono Teller
Commons14 Apr 2003Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation tellnono Teller
Commons31 Mar 2003Railways and Transport Safety Bill — New Clause 16 — Reimbursements of costs tellayeaye Teller
Commons31 Mar 2003Railways and Transport Safety Bill — New Clause 11 — Annual report on road safety statistics tellayeaye Teller
Commons31 Mar 2003Railways and Transport Safety Bill — New Clause 4 — Rail freight facilities grants and track access grants tellayeaye Teller
Commons24 Mar 2003Licensing Bill — Second Reading tellnono Teller
Commons10 Mar 2003Local Government Bill — [2nd Allotted Day] — New Clause 11 — Repeal of Section 2A of Local Government Act 1986 tellnono Teller
Commons10 Mar 2003Local Government Bill — [2nd Allotted Day] — New Clause 11 — Repeal of Section 2A of Local Government Act 1986 tellayeaye Teller
Commons10 Mar 2003Local Government Bill — [2nd Allotted Day] — New Clause 2 — Valuation Tribunals: Immunity tellayeaye Teller
Commons5 Mar 2003Local Government Bill — [1st Allotted Day] — Clause 77 — Statutory Revaluation Cycle tellnono Teller
Commons24 Feb 2003Industrial Development (Financial Assistance) Bill tellayeaye Teller
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
Commons3 Feb 2003European Parliament (Representation) Bill — Clause 2 — Electoral Commission Recommendations tellayeaye Teller
Commons27 Jan 2003Electricity (Miscellanous Provisions) Bill (Programme) tellnono Teller
Commons27 Jan 2003Electricity (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill tellnono Teller
Commons20 Jan 2003Food Supplements Directive tellnono Teller
Commons20 Jan 2003Food Supplements Directive tellayeaye Teller
Commons20 Jan 2003Occupational Pensions tellayeaye Teller
Commons13 Jan 2003Drugs Policy tellnono Teller
Commons9 Jan 2003Health (Wales) Bill — Clause 3 — Functions of the Centre tellayeaye Teller
Commons9 Jan 2003Health (Wales) Bill — Clause 2 — Wales Centre for Health tellayeaye Teller
Commons16 Dec 2002Hunting Bill (Programme) tellnono Teller
Commons9 Dec 2002Extradition Bill tellnono Teller
Commons28 Oct 2002Human Rights Act tellayeaye Teller
Commons28 Oct 2002Access To Facilities Of The House tellayeaye Teller
Commons21 Oct 2002Tobacco Advertising and Promotion Bill [Lords] — New Clause 2 — Commission of body to study the effects of Act tellayeaye Teller
Commons24 Jul 2002Education — Clause 10 — Powers of governing bodies to form or invest in companies to provide services etc tellnono Teller
Commons24 Jul 2002Education — Clause 10 — Powers of governing bodies to form or invest in companies to provide services etc tellnono Teller
Commons15 Jul 2002Education Bill — Lords Amendment on Academies' Admissions Arrangements tellnono Teller
Commons15 Jul 2002Education Bill — Clause 41 — Schools forums tellnono Teller
Commons15 Jul 2002Education Bill — Before Clause 18 tellnono Teller
Commons15 Jul 2002Education Bill — Clause 10 — Powers of governing bodies to form or invest in companies to provide services etc. tellnono Teller
Commons8 Jul 2002Care Homes tellnono Teller
Commons8 Jul 2002Care Homes tellayeaye Teller
Commons24 Jun 2002European Community Documents — Authorisation of Human and Veterinary Medicines tellnono Teller
Commons24 Jun 2002Export Control Bill — After Clause 3 tellnono Teller
Commons17 Jun 2002Enterprise Bill — [2nd Allotted Day] — Clause 204 — Domestic Infringements tellayeaye Teller
Commons11 Jun 2002Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — [1st Allotted Day] — New Clause 8 — Compensation for depreciation of property value tellayeaye Teller
Commons10 Jun 2002National Insurance Contributions Bill — Schedule 1 — Consequential Amendments tellnono Teller
Commons10 Jun 2002National Insurance Contributions Bill — Clause 2 — Secondary Class 1 contributions tellayeaye Teller
Commons10 Jun 2002National Insurance Contributions Bill — Clause 2 — Secondary Class 1 contributions tellayeaye Teller
Commons10 Jun 2002National Insurance Contributions Bill — [Sir Michael Lord in the Chair] — Clause 1 — Primary Class 1 contributions tellnono Teller
Commons20 May 2002Delegated Legislation — National Health Service tellnono Teller
Commons20 May 2002Adoption and Children Bill — [3rd Allotted Day] — Clause 131 — General interpretation, etc. tellayeaye Teller
Commons13 May 2002National Insurance Contributions Bill tellayeaye Teller
Commons8 May 2002Finance Bill — Clause 28 — Personal allowance for 2003–04 for those aged under 65 tellnono Teller
Commons8 May 2002Finance Bill — Schedule 1 — Beer from small breweries: reduced rate of duty tellayeaye Teller
Commons30 Apr 2002Finance Bill tellnono Teller
Commons30 Apr 2002Finance Bill tellayeaye Teller
Commons29 Apr 2002Tobacco Advertising and Promotion Bill [Lords] (Programme) — Consideration and Third Reading tellnono Teller
Commons29 Apr 2002Tobacco Advertising and Promotion Bill — Second Reading tellayeaye Teller
Commons15 Apr 2002Electoral Fraud (Northern Ireland) Bill (Programme) — Subsequent stages tellnono Teller
Commons10 Apr 2002Enterprise Bill (Programme) — Programming Committee tellnono Teller
Commons25 Mar 2002State Pension Credit Bill [Lords] — Consideration and Third Reading tellnono Teller
Commons11 Mar 2002Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Bill [Lords] — [1st Allotted Day] — Schedule 3 — Commonhold association tellayeaye Teller
Commons11 Mar 2002Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Bill [Lords] — [1st Allotted Day] — Clause 3 — Consent tellayeaye Teller
Commons11 Mar 2002Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Bill [Lords] — [1st Allotted Day] — New Clause 17 — Judgement creditor of commonhold association tellayeaye Teller
Commons6 Mar 2002Office of Communications Bill [Lords] — Clause 2 — Initial function of OFCOM tellayeaye Teller
Commons4 Mar 2002Justice (Northern Ireland) Bill — New Clause 3 — Discontinuance of proceedings: information for victims tellayeaye Teller
Commons4 Mar 2002Justice (Northern Ireland) Bill — Clause 20 — Judicial oath or affirmation tellayeaye Teller
Commons4 Mar 2002Justice (Northern Ireland) Bill — Clause 1 — Guarantee of continued judicial independence tellayeaye Teller
Commons27 Feb 2002Proceeds of Crime Bill — [2nd Allotted Day] — New Clause 7 — Negligent failure to disclose: regulated sector tellayeaye Teller
Commons25 Feb 2002Homelessness Bill — Clause 7 — Events which cause the duty to cease tellnono Teller
Commons5 Jul 2001Parliamentary Pensions tellnono Teller
Commons5 Jul 2001Parliamentary Pensions minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Jul 2001Members' Pay (Expression of Opinion) minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Jul 2001Members' Pay (Expression of Opinion) minorityno Rebel
Commons5 Jul 2001Members' Allowances, Insurance &c. — Members' Pay (Money Resolution) minorityaye Rebel
HouseDateSubjectMr Desmond SwayneCon VoteRôle
Commons27 Apr 2001High Hedges Bill - Established hedges minorityno Rebel
Commons22 Mar 2001Election of a Speaker — Election of Speaker by secret ballot minorityno Rebel
Commons1 Mar 2001House of Commons (Removal of Clergy Disqualification) Bill - Removal of disqualification of clergy tellayeaye Teller
Commons27 Feb 2001Hunting Bill tellnono Teller
Commons9 Jan 2001Armed Forces Bill (Programme) Majorityno Rebel
Commons20 Dec 2000Deferred Divisions - Deregulation minorityaye Rebel
Commons13 Dec 2000Deferred Divisions - Fisheries: Total Allowable Catches and Quotas 2001 bothno Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker Majorityno Rebel
Commons12 Jul 2000Age Equality Commission tellnono Teller
Commons16 May 2000Northern Ireland (Flags) minorityaye Rebel
Commons11 Apr 2000Organ Transplants (Presumed Consent) Majorityno Rebel
Commons25 Jan 2000Disqualifications Bill tellayeaye Teller
Commons25 Jan 2000Parental Authority tellayeaye Teller
Commons24 Jan 2000City of London (Ward Elections) Bill tellnono Teller
Commons24 Jan 2000City of London (Ward Elections) Bill - Statement of compatibility with the European Convention on Human Rights tellayeaye Teller
Commons30 Nov 1999Northern Ireland minorityaye Rebel
Commons8 Nov 1999Delegated Legislation - Terms and Conditions of Employment Majorityno Rebel
Commons13 Jul 1999Broadcasting (Religious Programming) tellnoaye Rebel Teller
Commons26 May 1999Members' Travel minorityaye Rebel
Commons17 May 1999Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill tellnono Teller
Commons14 May 1999Fur Farming (Prohibition) Bill - Offences relating to fur farming Majorityunknown Unknown
Commons14 May 1999Fur Farming (Prohibition) Bill - Appropriate authority responsibility for forfeited animals Majorityunknown Unknown
Commons10 May 1999Northern Ireland (Location of Victims' Remains) Bill tellnono Teller
Commons5 Mar 1999Fur Farming (Prohibition) Bill minorityunknown Unknown
Commons3 Mar 1999Delegated Legislation - Constitutional Law tellnono Teller
Commons1 Mar 1999Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill - Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill tellnono Teller
Commons1 Mar 1999Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill - Defences available to persons who are under age tellnono Teller
Commons16 Feb 1999House of Lords Bill — Hereditary peers to be elected by House of Lords members — rejected tellayeaye Teller
Commons10 Feb 1999Poverty and Social Exclusion (National Strategy) tellnono Teller
Commons2 Sep 1998Business of the House (Criminal Justice (Terrorism and Conspiracy) Bill) minorityaye Rebel
Commons31 Jul 1998Northern Ireland Bill minorityaye 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
100% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
100% Abusive Tax Avoidance Should be Illegal
84% Academy Schools - for
0% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
0% Ban fox hunting
8% Bankers' Bonus Tax
75% Business and community control of schools: For
100% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
100% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
100% Closed Material Proceedure
90% Coalition Programme for Government - For
3% Control Orders
0% Corporal punishment of children - Against
8% Crossrail - In favour
75% Cull Badgers
100% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
100% Employee Shareholder Status
100% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
0% Energy Prices - More Affordable
100% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
48% European Union - For
95% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
78% Fixed Term Parliaments
40% Foundation hospitals - In favour
0% Fox hunting - Ban
79% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
87% Fully Elected House of Lords
9% Further Devolution to Scotland
10% Further devolution to Wales
46% Gambling - Against permissiveness
100% GP Commissioning in the NHS
86% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
50% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
47% Homosexuality - Equal rights
78% Human Rights and Equality
11% Identity cards - For introduction
40% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
100% Increase Air Passenger Duty
44% Increase Taxes on Companies Investing in Assets
100% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
98% Increase VAT
99% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
89% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
0% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
0% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
88% Localise Council Tax Support
63% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
0% Mansion Tax
83% Mass Retention of Communications Data
1% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
0% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
38% More powers for local councils
35% No detention without charge or trial
0% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
57% Nuclear power - For
2% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
58% Pension auto-enrolment - For
100% Police and Crime Commissioners
0% Post office - in favour of Government policy
100% Post office closures - against
0% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
100% Privatise Royal Mail
79% Promote Occupational Pensions
13% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
100% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
0% Rail Fares - Lower
84% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
94% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
83% Reduce spending power of local government
93% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
93% Reducing the number of MPs - for
100% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
37% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
100% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
71% Register of Lobbyists
54% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
0% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
100% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
90% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
100% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
42% Right to strike
100% Same Sex Marriage - for
95% Schools - Greater Autonomy
100% Sell England's Public Forests
45% Smoking ban - In favour
53% Stop climate change
6% Stronger Military Covenant
100% Termination of pregnancy - against
17% Terrorism laws - For
67% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
71% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
58% 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
92% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
42% Voting age - Reduce to 16
17% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
0% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

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