Voting Record — Desmond Turner MP, Brighton, Kemptown (10608)

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 Lab 19 votes out of 998, 1.9% 998 votes out of 1288, 77.5% 0 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 28 votes out of 965, 2.9% 965 votes out of 1246, 77.4% 1 time
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Lab 19 votes out of 949, 2.0% 949 votes out of 1273, 74.5% 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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HouseDateSubjectDesmond TurnerLab VoteRôle
11 May 2010Stopped being Member, Environmental Audit Committee
11 May 2010Stopped being Member, Energy and Climate Change Committee
11 May 2010Stopped being Member, Commons Science and Technology Committee
7 Oct 2009Stopped being Member, Innovation, Universities, Science and Skills Committee
7 Oct 2009Became Member, Commons Science and Technology Committee
20 Jan 2009Became Member, Energy and Climate Change Committee
Commons12 Nov 2008Modernisation of the House of Commons (Standing Orders) Majorityno Rebel
20 Aug 2008Stopped being Member, Science and Technology Committee
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' salaries — £650 catch-up payment — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' salaries — Increase with Public Sector Earnings Index — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' salaries — Increases capped to 2.3% — rejected minorityno Rebel
3 Jun 2008Stopped being Member, Draft Climate Change Bill (Joint Committee)
Commons30 Apr 2008Energy Bill — Renewable energy feed-in tariff — rejected minorityno Rebel
18 Apr 2008Became Member, Innovation, Universities, Science and Skills Committee
18 Apr 2008Stopped being Member, Innovation, Universities and Skills Committee
Commons14 Mar 2008Orders of the Day — Animals Act 1971 (Amendment) Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Jan 2008Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill — Preventing prison officers from taking industrial action minorityaye Rebel
7 Nov 2007Became Member, Innovation, Universities and Skills Committee
27 Apr 2007Became Member, Draft Climate Change Bill (Joint Committee)
Commons14 Mar 2007Trident Replacement — Maintain Nuclear Deterrent Beyond Existing System minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Mar 2007Trident Replacement — Maintain the UK Nuclear Deterrent Beyond the Life of The Existing System 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 5 (60 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Support for bicameral Parliament minorityaye Rebel
Commons28 Feb 2007Offender Management Bill — New Clause 11 — Restriction on certain arrangements under section 3(2) minorityno Rebel
Commons26 Jan 2007Orders of the Day — Energy Saving (Daylight) Bill Majorityno Rebel
Commons24 May 2006Education and Inspections Bill — Third Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons24 May 2006Education and Inspections Bill — End selection by ability — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons24 May 2006Education and Inspections Bill — Requirements as to composition of governing bodies — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons23 May 2006Education and Inspections Bill — Ballot of parents to change from community school to foundation school — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons15 Mar 2006Education and Inspections Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
20 Jul 2005Became Member, Science and Technology Committee
14 Jul 2005Became Member, Environmental Audit Committee
HouseDateSubjectDesmond TurnerLab VoteRôle
11 Apr 2005Stopped being Member, Science and Technology Committee
Commons28 Feb 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Amendment to Clause 1 — Power to make control orders minorityno Rebel
Commons26 Jan 2005Modernisation of the House of Commons minorityno Rebel
Commons26 Jan 2005Modernisation of the House of Commons Majorityno Rebel
Commons3 Nov 2004Members' Allowances Majorityno Rebel
Commons2 Nov 2004Children Bill [Lords] — New Clause 12 — Reasonable punishment minorityno Rebel
11 Jun 2004Stopped being Member, Draft Corruption Bill (Joint Committee)
28 May 2004Became Member, Science and Technology Committee
28 May 2004Became Member, Draft Corruption Bill (Joint Committee)
Commons27 Jan 2004Higher Education Bill — Second Reading — Increase in University Tuition Fees minorityaye Rebel
Commons19 Nov 2003Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill — Clause 1 — NHS Foundation Trusts minorityaye Rebel
Commons19 Nov 2003Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill — Clause 1 — NHS foundation trusts minorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Nov 2003Water Bill [Lords] — Clause 58 — Fluoridation of Water Supplies minorityno Rebel
Commons8 Jul 2003Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill — NHS Foundation Trusts minorityno Rebel
Commons7 May 2003Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons7 May 2003Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill tellayeno Rebel Teller
Commons2 Apr 2003Criminal Justice Bill — Clause 85 — Defendant's Bad Character minorityno Rebel
Commons18 Mar 2003Iraq — Declaration of War minorityaye Rebel
Commons18 Mar 2003Iraq — Case for war not established — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons26 Feb 2003Iraq — Endorse UN Security Council Resolution 1441 — Final Opportunity for Iraq to Disarm minorityaye Rebel
Commons26 Feb 2003Iraq — Case for war is unproven — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 6 (60 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 4 (80 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — House of Lords to be abolished — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons25 Nov 2002Iraq — UN Security Council Resolution 1441 — Second resolution necessary — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002Start Sittings of the House of Commons at 11.30 am rather than 14.30 on Tuesdays minorityaye Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002New Provision for Earlier Sittings on Wednesdays, and for Thursdays and Fridays minorityaye Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002New Provision for Earlier Sittings on Wednesdays, and for Thursdays and Fridays minorityno Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002Parliamentary Questions minorityno Rebel
Commons16 Jul 2001Select Committees — Accommodation and Works — Transport, Local Government and the Regions Majorityaye Rebel
Commons16 Jul 2001Select Committees — Accommodation and Works — Foreign Affairs Majorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Jul 2001Parliamentary Pensions Majorityno Rebel
HouseDateSubjectDesmond TurnerLab VoteRôle
Commons28 Nov 2000Transport Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons28 Nov 2000Transport Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons15 Nov 2000Transport Bill - Transfer schemes made by CAA minorityaye Rebel
Commons15 Nov 2000Genetically Modified Food and Producer Liability (No. 2) minorityaye Rebel
Commons31 Oct 2000Stem Cell Research minorityno Rebel
Commons9 May 2000Transport Bill - Parliamentary approval of transfer scheme minorityno Rebel
Commons9 May 2000Transport Bill - Transfer to be to not for profit company minorityno Rebel
Commons9 May 2000Transport Bill - Transfer to be to company owned by Crown minorityno Rebel
Commons24 Jan 2000City of London (Ward Elections) Bill minorityno Rebel
Commons9 Nov 1999Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Nov 1999Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill - Incapacity benefit: reduction for pension payments minorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Nov 1999Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill - Incapacity benefit: restriction to recent contributors minorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Nov 1999Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill - New allowances for bereaved spouses minorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Nov 1999Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Nov 1999Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Nov 1999Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill - Incapacity benefit: restriction to recent contributors minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Jul 1999City of London (Ward Elections) Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons20 May 1999Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill - Incapacity benefit: restriction to recent contributors minorityno Rebel
Commons10 Dec 1997Doctor Assisted Dying Bill — Leave to Bring In minorityno 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
5% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
100% Assisted Dying
93% Asylum System - More strict
100% Ban fox hunting
28% Business and community control of schools: For
0% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
55% Control Orders
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
100% Crossrail - In favour
100% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
88% European Union - For
0% Foundation hospitals - In favour
100% Fox hunting - Ban
32% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
26% Fully Elected House of Lords
0% Gambling - Against permissiveness
100% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
50% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
68% Homosexuality - Equal rights
100% Identity cards - For introduction
0% Increase VAT
0% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
3% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
100% Mass Retention of Communications Data
100% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
100% Minumum Wage
0% No detention without charge or trial
100% Nuclear power - For
57% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
100% Pension auto-enrolment - For
99% Post office - in favour of Government policy
1% Post office closures - against
0% Privatise Royal Mail
100% Promote Occupational Pensions
50% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
3% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
16% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
0% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
96% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
100% Right to strike
0% Same Sex Marriage - for
11% Schools - Greater Autonomy
76% Smoking ban - In favour
70% Stop climate change
0% Stronger Military Covenant
50% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
0% Termination of pregnancy - against
80% Terrorism laws - For
33% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
0% Trade Union Regulation
8% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
31% Transparency of Parliament
0% Trident replacement - In favour
65% University education fees - Should be free
58% University Tuition Fees - For
8% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
83% Voting age - Reduce to 16
0% 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
99.7% Ian McCartneyMakerfieldLab
99.2% Stephen ByersNorth TynesideLab
99.2% David BlunkettSheffield, BrightsideLab
99.1% Margaret BeckettDerby SouthLab
99.1% Kim HowellsPontypriddLab

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