Voting Record — Don Foster MP, Bath (10208)

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 LDem 7 votes out of 887, 0.8% 887 votes out of 1093, 81.2% 0 times
5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 LDem 10 votes out of 968, 1.0% 968 votes out of 1288, 75.2% 1 time
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 LDem 13 votes out of 996, 1.3% 996 votes out of 1246, 79.9% 2 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 LDem 4 votes out of 876, 0.5% 876 votes out of 1273, 68.8% 8 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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HouseDateSubjectDon FosterLDem VoteRôle
Commons10 Feb 2014Children and Families Bill — Offence of Smoking in a Private Vehicle When A Person Under 18 is Present minorityaye Rebel
Commons11 Jul 2012House of Commons to Sit on Tuesdays from 7pm until 10pm to Consider Private Members' Bills Majorityaye Rebel
Commons11 Jul 2012Thursdays minorityaye Rebel
Commons11 Jul 2012Sitting Times of the House of Commons on Tuesdays minorityaye Rebel
Commons11 Jul 2012House of Commons Sitting Start Time on Tuesdays minorityno Rebel
Commons14 Sep 2011Energy Bill — Clause 42 — Energy Efficiency Requirement for Landlords of Private Rental Properties minorityno Rebel
Commons13 Oct 2010Superannuation Bill — New Clause 1 — Consents required for civil service compensation scheme modifications minorityaye Rebel
11 May 2010Stopped being Shadow Culture, Media and Sport Secretary, and Olympics,
HouseDateSubjectDon FosterLDem VoteRôle
Commons7 Jul 2009Parliamentary Commissions of Inquiry — Clause 11 — Rates of alcoholic liquor duty tellayeaye Teller
Commons20 Mar 2009Prayers minorityno Rebel
8 Jan 2009Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media & Sport, Culture, Media & Sport
8 Jan 2009Became Shadow Culture, Media and Sport Secretary, and Olympics,
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' salaries — £650 catch-up payment — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons30 Jun 2008Energy Security — Commends the Government's effort Majorityaye Rebel
Commons26 Jun 2007Deferred Divisions — Off-Road Vehicles (Registration) Bill [Money] Majorityno Rebel
Commons5 Jun 2007Bill Presented — Termination of Pregnancy (Counselling and Miscellaneous Provisions) minorityno Rebel
Commons28 Mar 2007Communications Allowance — establishment Majorityno Rebel
Commons1 Nov 2006September Sittings Majorityaye Rebel
Commons1 Nov 2006Communications Allowance — Welcoming the principle Majorityno Rebel
Commons5 Jul 2006Deferred Divisions — adjournment (summer) Majorityno Rebel
Commons8 Feb 2006Opposition Parties (Financial Assistance) Majorityno Rebel
HouseDateSubjectMr Don FosterLDem VoteRôle
Commons10 Mar 2005Support For Members Who Have Chosen Not To Take Their Seats Majorityaye Rebel
Commons26 Jan 2005Modernisation of the House of Commons minorityaye Rebel
Commons16 Nov 2004Hunting Bill — Clause 1 — Hunting wild mammals with dogs Majorityunknown Unknown
Commons2 Nov 2004Children Bill [Lords] — New Clause 12 — Reasonable punishment minorityno Rebel
Commons27 Oct 2004St. George's Day (Public Holiday) minorityno Rebel
Commons15 Jun 2004Trade Unions (Political Funds) Reform minorityaye Rebel
Commons25 May 2004Gender Recognition Bill [Lords] — Religion Majorityaye Rebel
Commons26 Apr 2004Justice (Northern Ireland) Bill [Lords] — Clause 2 — Membership Of The Commission tellayeaye Teller
Commons22 Apr 2004Security Screen Majorityno Rebel
Commons22 Apr 2004Security Screen Majorityaye Rebel
26 Jan 2004Became Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media & Sport, Culture, Media & Sport
Commons18 Nov 2003Criminal Justice Bill — Clause 78 — Authorisation of Investigations tellnono Teller
Commons1 Jul 2003Hunting Bill (Programme) (No. 4) Majorityno Rebel
Commons30 Jun 2003Hunting Bill (Programme) (No. 3) Majorityno Rebel
Commons16 Dec 2002Hunting Bill (Programme) Majorityunknown Unknown
Commons15 Apr 2002City of London (Ward Elections) Bill — New Clause 1 — Exclusion of Crown Property minorityaye Rebel
Commons15 Apr 2002City of London (Ward Elections) Bill — New Clause 1 — Exclusion of Crown Property minorityno Rebel
Commons18 Dec 2001Facilities of the House Majorityno Rebel
HouseDateSubjectMr Don FosterLDem VoteRôle
Commons5 Feb 2001Care for the Elderly tellnono Teller
Commons17 Jan 2001Hunting Bill - Hunting with dogs: regulation minorityno Rebel
Commons31 Oct 2000Stem Cell Research minorityno Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker tellayeaye Teller
Commons11 Apr 2000Standing Committee on Regional Affairs tellayeaye Teller
Commons29 Mar 2000Child Support, Pensions and Social Security Bill - Recovery of housing benefit tellayeaye Teller
Commons16 Jun 1999Immigration and Asylum Bill - Repeals tellnono Teller
Commons19 Jan 1999Greater London Authority Bill tellayeaye Teller
Commons29 Jul 1998Parliamentary Oaths (Amendment) minorityno Rebel
Commons11 Feb 1998Greater London Authority (Referendum) Bill tellnono Teller
Commons4 Nov 1997Student Finance — Opposition Day Debate tellnono Teller
Commons18 Jun 1997Firearms (Amendment) 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
7% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
100% Abusive Tax Avoidance Should be Illegal
83% Academy Schools - for
0% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
100% Ban fox hunting
9% Bankers' Bonus Tax
6% Business and community control of schools: For
60% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
98% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
100% Closed Material Proceedure
89% Coalition Programme for Government - For
0% Control Orders
100% Corporal punishment of children - Against
50% Crossrail - In favour
75% Cull Badgers
75% 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
88% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
73% European Union - For
90% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
94% Fixed Term Parliaments
0% Foundation hospitals - In favour
100% Fox hunting - Ban
90% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
92% Fully Elected House of Lords
9% Further Devolution to Scotland
25% Further devolution to Wales
47% Gambling - Against permissiveness
100% GP Commissioning in the NHS
85% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
100% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
94% Homosexuality - Equal rights
77% Human Rights and Equality
0% Identity cards - For introduction
40% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
94% Increase Air Passenger Duty
44% Increase Taxes on Companies Investing in Assets
100% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
94% Increase VAT
1% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
98% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
0% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
0% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
100% Localise Council Tax Support
64% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
13% Mansion Tax
15% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
7% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
36% More powers for local councils
64% No detention without charge or trial
0% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
1% Nuclear power - For
3% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
100% Pension auto-enrolment - For
92% Police and Crime Commissioners
0% Post office - in favour of Government policy
100% Post office closures - against
0% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
71% Privatise Royal Mail
85% Promote Occupational Pensions
38% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
100% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
0% Rail Fares - Lower
16% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
96% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
100% Reduce spending power of local government
93% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
57% Reducing the number of MPs - for
100% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
36% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
100% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
87% Register of Lobbyists
83% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
0% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
100% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
94% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
100% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
42% Right to strike
76% Same Sex Marriage - for
48% Schools - Greater Autonomy
98% Sell England's Public Forests
57% Smoking ban - In favour
61% Stop climate change
6% Stronger Military Covenant
0% Termination of pregnancy - against
2% Terrorism laws - For
67% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
21% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
61% Transparency of Parliament
0% Trident replacement - In favour
100% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
93% University education fees - Should be free
37% University Tuition Fees - For
40% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
100% Voting age - Reduce to 16
100% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
0% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

Possible Friends (more...)

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