Voting Record — Edward Leigh MP, Gainsborough (10352)

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 39 votes out of 666, 5.9% 666 votes out of 1093, 60.9% 1 time
5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Con 17 votes out of 760, 2.2% 760 votes out of 1288, 59.0% 7 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Con 18 votes out of 809, 2.2% 809 votes out of 1246, 64.9% 12 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Con 9 votes out of 822, 1.1% 822 votes out of 1274, 64.5% 24 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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HouseDateSubjectEdward LeighCon VoteRôle
Commons13 May 2014Prohibition of Unpaid Internships Majorityno 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
Commons10 Feb 2014Children and Families Bill — Prohibition on Purchasing Tobacco for a Child and Regulation of Tobacco Products minorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Feb 2014Children and Families Bill — Offence of Smoking in a Private Vehicle When A Person Under 18 is Present minorityaye Rebel
Commons18 Oct 2013House of Lords Reform (No. 2) Bill — Removing absentees and those convicted of a serious offence from the House of Lords minorityno Rebel
Commons6 Feb 2013Canterbury City Council Bill — Put Information on Street Trading Regulation on Website — Ensure Officers Using Powers Adequately Trained minorityno Rebel
Commons5 Feb 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — (Carry-over) minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Feb 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill (Money) minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Feb 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill (Programme) minorityaye Rebel
Commons28 Jan 2013Succession to the Crown Bill — New Clause 1 — Remove Requement for Monarch to be Member of the Church of England tellayeno Rebel Teller
Commons18 Dec 2012Justice and Security Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons31 Oct 2012Seek Real Terms Cut in European Union Budget Majorityno Rebel
Commons11 Jul 2012Sitting Times of the House of Commons on Tuesdays Majorityno Rebel
Commons10 Jul 2012House of Lords Reform Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons2 Jul 2012Finance Bill — Clause 8 — Recovery of Child Benefit from Those With Income Over Fifty Thousand Pounds Per Year minorityno Rebel
Commons19 Apr 2012Finance Bill 2012 — Schedule 1 — Income Threshold for Recovery of Child Benefit minorityno Rebel
Commons19 Apr 2012Finance Bill — Clause 8 — Study Of Impact of Child Benefit Proposals on Single Earner Families minorityno Rebel
Commons18 Apr 2012Finance Bill — New Clause 7 — VAT: Protected Buildings minorityno Rebel
Commons12 Mar 2012Election of Backbench Business Committee by Parties minorityno Rebel
Commons21 Feb 2012London Local Authorities Bill — Clause 9 — Street trading: vehicles and the internet minorityno Rebel
Commons21 Feb 2012London Local Authorities Bill — Closure of Debate on Amendments minorityaye Rebel
Commons24 Oct 2011National Referendum on the United Kingdom's Membership of the European Union minorityno Rebel
Commons10 Oct 2011Protection of Freedoms Bill — Programme minorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Oct 2011Protection of Freedoms Bill — Amendment to Programme Motion minorityno Rebel
Commons7 Sep 2011Health and Social Care Bill 2011 — Independent Abortion Advice minorityno Rebel
Commons11 Jul 2011Draft International Monetary Fund (Increase in Subscription) Order 2011, minorityaye Rebel
Commons28 Jun 2011Finance Bill — New Clause 5 — Transfer of personal allowances between spouses minorityno Rebel
Commons17 Jun 2011Employment Opportunities Bill — Second Reading — Removal of Restrictions on Foreign Nationals Working — Allow Opt-Out from Minimum Wage minorityno Rebel
Commons24 May 2011Royal Assent — Eurozone Financial Assistance minorityaye Rebel
Commons1 Apr 2011Broadcasting (Public Service Content) Bill — Second Reading minorityno Rebel
Commons11 Jan 2011European Union Bill — Clause 18 — Status of EU law dependent on continuing statutory basis minorityno Rebel
Commons2 Nov 2010Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 8 — 40% Minimum Turnout for Automatic Action on AV Referendum Result minorityno Rebel
Commons21 Jul 2010Use of the House of Commons Chamber by the United Kingdom Youth Parliament minorityaye Rebel
Commons15 Jun 2010Business of the House — Backbench Business Committee minorityno Rebel
11 May 2010Stopped being Chairman, Public Accounts Committee
11 May 2010Stopped being a member of the Liaison Committee
HouseDateSubjectEdward LeighCon VoteRôle
Commons8 Apr 2010Sustainable Communities Act 2007 (Amendment) Bill — Clause 2 — New procedure for proposals under Sustainable Communities Act 2007 tellayeno Rebel Teller
Commons12 Mar 2010Prayers — Clause 8 — Obstruction etc. of authorised officers tellayeaye Teller
Commons12 Mar 2010Prayers — New Clause 1 — Restrictions on sale or hire of sunbeds tellayeaye Teller
Commons4 Mar 2010Backbench Business Committee Majorityaye Rebel
Commons21 Jan 2010Food Industry Competitiveness — Bournemouth Borough Council Bill [ Lords] tellayeno Rebel Teller
Commons21 Jan 2010Food Industry Competitiveness — Bournemouth Borough Council Bill [ Lords] tellnoaye Rebel Teller
Commons19 May 2009Commission for the Compact — New Clause 25 — Paying for sexual services of a prostitute known to be trafficked or coerced: England and Wales Majorityaye Rebel
Commons19 May 2009Commission for the Compact — New Clause 4 — Loitering: decriminalisation of under 18 year olds Majorityunknown Unknown
Commons1 Apr 2009Geneva Conventions and United Nations Personnel (Protocols) Bill [ Lords] (Programme) minorityaye Rebel
Commons16 Mar 2009Industry and Exports (Financial Support) Bill — Use of the Chamber (United Kingdom Youth Parliament) minorityno Rebel
Commons16 Mar 2009Industry and Exports (Financial Support) Bill — Use of the Chamber (United Kingdom Youth Parliament) minorityaye Rebel
Commons11 Mar 2009Theft from Shops (Use of Penalty Notices for Disorder) — Family Law tellnono Teller
Commons2 Mar 2009Political Parties and Elections Bill — Home address form must be correct minorityaye Rebel
Commons2 Mar 2009Political Parties and Elections Bill — Parliamentary candidates can keep their home addresses secret minorityaye 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
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons1 Nov 2006Short Speeches minorityaye Rebel
Commons1 Nov 2006September Sittings minorityno Rebel
Commons16 Jun 2006Orders of the Day — New Clause 6 — Annual reports: parliamentary approval tellayeaye Teller
Commons14 Mar 2006Animal Welfare Bill — New Clause "8" — Docking of dogs' tails minorityaye Rebel
1 Nov 2005Became Chairman, Public Accounts Committee
1 Nov 2005Became a member of the Liaison Committee
Commons19 Jul 2005Crossrail Bill minorityaye Rebel
14 Jul 2005Became a member of the Public Accounts Committee
HouseDateSubjectMr Edward LeighCon VoteRôle
11 Apr 2005Stopped being Chairman, Public Accounts Committee
11 Apr 2005Stopped being a member of the Liaison Committee
Commons5 Apr 2005Mental Capacity Bill — Clause 2 — People who lack capacity tellayeaye Teller
Commons4 Mar 2005Health and Safety (Directors' Duties) Bill tellnono Teller
Commons20 Dec 2004Identity Cards Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Dec 2004Mental Capacity Bill — New Clause 5 — Appointment of independent advocates (No. 2) Majorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Nov 2004Civil Partnerships Bill [Lords] — Third Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons15 Oct 2004Sex Discrimination (Clubs and Other Private Associations) Bill — Discrimination: Private Clubs tellayeaye Teller
Commons12 Oct 2004Civil Partnership Bill [Lords] tellnoaye Rebel Teller
28 May 2004Became Chairman, Public Accounts Committee
28 May 2004Became a member of the Liaison Committee
Commons12 May 2004Deferred Division — Visitor Facilities minorityaye Rebel
Commons11 May 2004Visitor Facilities minorityno Rebel
Commons23 Apr 2004Protective Headgear for Young Cyclists Bill tellayeaye Teller
Commons22 Apr 2004Security Screen tellnono Teller
Commons23 Feb 2004Gender Recognition Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons20 Jun 2003High Hedges (No. 2) Bill — New Clause 6 — Complaint Where Relevant Authority is Owner or Occupier of Land tellayeno Rebel Teller
Commons20 Jun 2003High Hedges (No. 2) Bill — New Clause 3 — Adoption of Provisions by Relevant Authorities tellayeno Rebel Teller
Commons13 Jun 2003Fireworks Bill — Clause 10 — Training Courses tellayeaye Teller
Commons13 Jun 2003Fireworks Bill — Clause 1 — Introduction tellayeaye Teller
Commons18 Mar 2003Iraq — Case for war not established — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons26 Feb 2003Iraq — Case for war is unproven — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002New Provision for Earlier Sittings on Tuesdays Majorityno Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002New Provision for Earlier Sittings on Wednesdays, and for Thursdays and Fridays Majorityno Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002New Provision for Earlier Sittings on Wednesdays, and for Thursdays and Fridays Majorityaye Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002Modernisation of the House of Commons Majorityaye Rebel
Commons14 May 2002Modernisation of the House of Commons minorityno Rebel
Commons16 Jul 2001Select Committees — Accommodation and Works — Treasury Majorityaye Rebel
Commons28 Jun 2001Deferred Divisions tellnono Teller
Commons28 Jun 2001Programming of Bills tellnono Teller
HouseDateSubjectMr Edward LeighCon VoteRôle
Commons10 Apr 2001International Development Bill (Programme) (No. 2) tellnono Teller
Commons22 Mar 2001Election of a Speaker — Election of Speaker by secret ballot minorityno Rebel
Commons16 Mar 2001Christmas Day (Trading) Bill tellnoaye Rebel Teller
Commons1 Mar 2001House of Commons (Removal of Clergy Disqualification) Bill - Short title, commencement and extent Majorityno Rebel
Commons27 Feb 2001Hunting Bill - Disposal of fallen stock tellayeaye Teller
Commons22 Jan 2001Tobacco Advertising and Promotion Bill [Money] tellnono Teller
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
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker Majorityaye Rebel
Commons20 Jun 2000Census (Amendment) Bill [Lords] tellnono Teller
Commons24 May 2000Powers of Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Bill [Lords] tellnono Teller
Commons22 May 2000Nuclear Safeguards Bill [Lords] - Rights of searching persons tellnono Teller
Commons17 May 2000Armed Forces (Minimum Age of Recruitment) tellnono Teller
Commons14 Apr 2000Medical Treatment (Prevention of Euthanasia) Bill — Consent of the Director of Public Prosecutions tellayeaye Teller
Commons11 Apr 2000Organ Transplants (Presumed Consent) tellnono Teller
Commons10 Apr 2000Nuclear Safeguards Bill [Lords] tellnono Teller
Commons10 Apr 2000Nuclear Safeguards Bill [Lords] tellnono Teller
Commons28 Feb 2000Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill tellnono Teller
Commons6 Dec 1999Delegated Legislation - Agriculture tellnono Teller
Commons2 Nov 1999City of London (Ward Elections) Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons20 Jul 1999Deregulation - Millennium Licensing tellnono Teller
Commons14 Jul 1999Commonwealth Development Corporation Bill - Sale of shares or other securities tellayeaye Teller
Commons19 Mar 1999Referendums Bill tellayeaye Teller
Commons19 Mar 1999Referendums Bill tellayeaye Teller
Commons25 Jan 1999Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill tellnono Teller
Commons17 Nov 1998Stakeholder Pension minorityunknown Unknown
Commons3 Jul 1998Fireworks Bill - Prohibition of supply etc. of other explosives. tellnoaye Rebel Teller
Commons3 Jul 1998Fireworks Bill - Training courses tellnono Teller
Commons22 Jun 1998Crime and Disorder Bill — Reduce age of consent for homosexual acts to 16 tellnono Teller
Commons13 Mar 1998Waste Minimisation Bill [Money] tellnono Teller
Commons13 Mar 1998Wild Mammals (Hunting with Dogs) Bill - Circumstances in which shooting is unsafe or impractical tellayeaye Teller
Commons13 Mar 1998Wild Mammals (Hunting with Dogs) Bill Majorityaye 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
91% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
84% Abusive Tax Avoidance Should be Illegal
100% Academy Schools - for
13% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
0% Ban fox hunting
9% Bankers' Bonus Tax
50% Business and community control of schools: For
100% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
100% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
42% Closed Material Proceedure
75% Coalition Programme for Government - For
1% Control Orders
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
0% Crossrail - In favour
75% Cull Badgers
100% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
80% Employee Shareholder Status
50% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
15% Energy Prices - More Affordable
87% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
30% European Union - For
84% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
47% Fixed Term Parliaments
10% Foundation hospitals - In favour
0% Fox hunting - Ban
79% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
9% Fully Elected House of Lords
22% Further Devolution to Scotland
10% Further devolution to Wales
46% Gambling - Against permissiveness
93% GP Commissioning in the NHS
86% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
100% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
0% Homosexuality - Equal rights
50% Human Rights and Equality
3% Identity cards - For introduction
30% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
94% Increase Air Passenger Duty
48% Increase Taxes on Companies Investing in Assets
97% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
94% Increase VAT
35% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
90% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
0% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
7% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
75% Localise Council Tax Support
58% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
0% Mansion Tax
1% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
0% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
38% More powers for local councils
66% No detention without charge or trial
42% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
50% Nuclear power - For
50% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
58% Pension auto-enrolment - For
100% Police and Crime Commissioners
4% Post office - in favour of Government policy
96% Post office closures - against
0% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
100% Privatise Royal Mail
79% Promote Occupational Pensions
31% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
54% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
0% Rail Fares - Lower
97% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
82% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
100% Reduce spending power of local government
87% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
99% Reducing the number of MPs - for
99% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
81% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
75% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
50% Register of Lobbyists
10% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
0% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
50% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
89% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
88% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
42% Right to strike
0% Same Sex Marriage - for
88% Schools - Greater Autonomy
100% Sell England's Public Forests
19% Smoking ban - In favour
57% Stop climate change
38% Stronger Military Covenant
98% Termination of pregnancy - against
14% Terrorism laws - For
100% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
92% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
54% Transparency of Parliament
100% Trident replacement - In favour
100% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
92% University education fees - Should be free
43% University Tuition Fees - For
44% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
50% Voting age - Reduce to 16
17% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
30% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

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