Voting Record — Eric Forth MP, Bromley and Chislehurst (10206)

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 17 May 2006 Con 8 votes out of 158, 5.1% 158 votes out of 244, 64.8% 11 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Con 15 votes out of 935, 1.6% 935 votes out of 1246, 75.0% 26 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Con 25 votes out of 946, 2.6% 946 votes out of 1273, 74.3% 91 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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HouseDateSubjectEric ForthCon VoteRôle
19 May 2006Stopped being Chairman, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee)
19 May 2006Stopped being Chairman, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee)
19 May 2006Stopped being Member, Liaison Committee
19 May 2006Stopped being Member, Finance & Services Committee
19 May 2006Stopped being Member, Chairmen's Panel Committee
19 May 2006Stopped being Member, Administration Committee
Commons17 Mar 2006Climate Change and Sustainable Energy Bill — Clause 9 — Review of permitted development orders tellayeno Rebel Teller
Commons14 Mar 2006Animal Welfare Bill — New Clause "8" — Docking of dogs' tails minorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Mar 2006Climate Change and Sustainable Energy Bill — New Clause 5 — Building regulations relating to emissions and use of fuel and power: time limit for prosecutions tellnoaye Rebel Teller
Commons14 Feb 2006Health Bill — Schedule 8 — Minor and consequential amendments tellnoaye Rebel Teller
Commons26 Jan 2006Criminal Defence Service Bill [Lords] (Programme) (No. 2) tellnono Teller
Commons15 Dec 2005National Insurance Contributions Bill — Clause 1 — Earnings: Power to Make Provision in Consequence of Retrospective Tax Legislation: Great Britain tellayeaye Teller
Commons2 Dec 2005Motion to sit in Private tellayeno Rebel Teller
Commons29 Nov 2005Representation of the People (Reduction of Voting Age) tellnono Teller
Commons21 Nov 2005Equality Bill [Lords] (Programme) tellnono Teller
1 Nov 2005Became Chairman, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee)
1 Nov 2005Became Chairman, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee)
1 Nov 2005Stopped being Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee)
1 Nov 2005Became Member, Liaison Committee
1 Nov 2005Became Member, Chairmen's Panel Committee
Commons28 Oct 2005Motion to sit in private minorityno Rebel
Commons21 Oct 2005Armed Forces (Parliamentary Approval for Participation in Armed Conflict) Bill minorityaye Rebel
20 Jul 2005Became Member, Finance & Services Committee
Commons19 Jul 2005Crossrail Bill minorityaye Rebel
14 Jul 2005Became Member, Administration Committee
Commons13 Jul 2005Committees — Administration Committee — Pay for Chairmen of Standing Committees tellayeaye Teller
Commons13 Jul 2005Liaison Committee tellayeaye Teller
Commons13 Jul 2005Committees — Term Limits for Chairmen of Select Committees tellnono Teller
29 Jun 2005Became Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee)
HouseDateSubjectEric ForthCon VoteRôle
11 Apr 2005Stopped being Member, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee)
11 Apr 2005Stopped being Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee)
11 Apr 2005Stopped being Member, Chairmen's Panel Committee
Commons5 Apr 2005Mental Capacity Bill (Programme) (No. 4) tellnono Teller
Commons18 Mar 2005Smoking in Public Places (Wales) Bill tellnono Teller
Commons4 Mar 2005Health and Safety (Directors' Duties) Bill tellnono Teller
Commons25 Feb 2005Drugs (Sentencing and Commission of Inquiry) Bill tellayeaye Teller
Commons25 Feb 2005Motion to sit in Private tellayeno Rebel Teller
Commons26 Jan 2005Connecting Parliament with the Public tellnoaye Rebel Teller
Commons9 Nov 2004Civil Partnerships Bill [Lords] — Third Reading tellnoaye Rebel Teller
Commons3 Nov 2004Election of an MP to more than one seat tellnoaye Rebel Teller
Commons27 Oct 2004New Clause 10 — Victims of persons subject to hospital order with restriction order: representations — Clause 22 — Procedure for determining fitness to plead: England and Wales minorityno Rebel
Commons16 Jul 2004Petition — Cod Crusaders tellayeno Rebel Teller
Commons15 Jul 2004Traffic Management Bill tellnono Teller
Commons15 Jul 2004Traffic Management Bill tellayeaye Teller
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
Commons15 Jun 2004Trade Unions (Political Funds) Reform tellnono Teller
Commons7 Jun 2004Nomination of Select Committees tellayeaye Teller
28 May 2004Became Member, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee)
28 May 2004Became Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee)
28 May 2004Became Member, Chairmen's Panel Committee
Commons25 May 2004Gender Recognition Bill [Lords] — Successful applications: married couples tellnono Teller
Commons25 May 2004Gender Recognition Bill — Allow Marriages to Remain Valid If They Become a Same Sex Marriage Majorityaye Rebel
Commons21 May 2004Town and Country Planning (Telecommunications Masts) Bill tellayeaye Teller
Commons11 May 2004Visitor Facilities tellnono Teller
Commons11 May 2004Visitor Facilities tellayeno Rebel Teller
Commons23 Apr 2004Protective Headgear for Young Cyclists Bill tellayeaye Teller
Commons22 Apr 2004Points of Order tellayeno Rebel Teller
Commons9 Mar 2004Young People and Democracy tellnono Teller
Commons2 Mar 2004Pensions Bill [Ways and Means] tellnono Teller
Commons23 Feb 2004Gender Recognition Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons20 Jan 2004Crown Employment (Nationality) tellnono Teller
Commons18 Nov 2003Grammar Schools (Ballots and Consultation) tellnono Teller
Commons12 Nov 2003Constitution for Europe (Referendum) 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
Commons29 Nov 2001Human Reproductive Cloning Bill[Lords] Majorityaye Rebel
Commons19 Jul 2001International Development minorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Jul 2001Export Control Bill (Programme) — Consideration and Third Reading tellnono Teller
Commons5 Jul 2001Parliamentary Pensions tellayeaye Teller
HouseDateSubjectEric ForthCon VoteRôle
Commons9 May 2001Business of the House tellnono Teller
Commons27 Apr 2001High Hedges Bill - Offences committed by bodies corporate tellayeno Rebel Teller
Commons4 Apr 2001Election Publications Bill [Lords] tellnoaye Rebel Teller
Commons4 Apr 2001Election Publications Bill [Lords] tellnoaye Rebel Teller
Commons4 Apr 2001Election Publications Bill [Lords] tellnoaye Rebel Teller
Commons3 Apr 2001Business of the House tellnono Teller
Commons30 Mar 2001Adoption Bill tellayeaye Teller
Commons16 Mar 2001Christmas Day (Trading) Bill tellnoaye Rebel Teller
Commons12 Mar 2001Business of the House tellnono Teller
Commons1 Mar 2001House of Commons (Removal of Clergy Disqualification) Bill - Short title, commencement and extent tellnono Teller
Commons1 Mar 2001House of Commons (Removal of Clergy Disqualification) Bill - Removal of disqualification of clergy tellayeaye Teller
Commons27 Feb 2001Vote on Account 2001-02 tellayeaye Teller
Commons13 Feb 2001Capital Allowances Bill tellnono Teller
Commons13 Feb 2001Capital Allowances Bill tellnono Teller
Commons2 Feb 2001Outworking Bill tellnono Teller
Commons31 Jan 2001Welsh Grand Committee tellnono Teller
Commons29 Jan 2001Criminal Justice and Police Bill [Ways and Means] tellnono Teller
Commons29 Jan 2001Criminal Justice and Police Bill [Money] tellnono Teller
Commons23 Jan 2001Delegated Legislation - Employment and Training tellnono Teller
Commons23 Jan 2001Social Security Contributions (Share Options) Bill tellnounknown Unknown Teller
Commons22 Jan 2001[Relevant documents: The Second Report of the Health Committee, Session 1999-2000, on The Tobacco Industry and the Health Risks of Smoking, HC 27-I, and the Government's response thereto, Cm 4905.] tellnono Teller
Commons17 Jan 2001Hunting Bill tellnono Teller
Commons17 Jan 2001Hunting Bill - Commencement tellayeaye Teller
Commons17 Jan 2001Hunting Bill - Hunting with dogs: regulation Majorityaye Rebel
Commons15 Jan 2001Capital Allowances Bill [Ways and Means] tellnoaye Rebel Teller
Commons15 Jan 2001Capital Allowances Bill tellnoaye Rebel Teller
Commons15 Jan 2001Capital Allowances Bill tellnono Teller
Commons15 Jan 2001Tax Simplification (Joint Committee) tellnono Teller
Commons9 Jan 2001Armed Forces Bill (Programme) tellnono Teller
Commons8 Jan 2001Homes Bill tellnono Teller
Commons20 Dec 2000Deferred Divisions - Broadcasting minorityaye Rebel
Commons20 Dec 2000Deferred Divisions - Animals minorityaye Rebel
Commons20 Dec 2000Deferred Divisions - Tax Simplification (Joint Committee) minorityaye Rebel
Commons19 Dec 2000Supplementary Estimates, 2000-01 - Consolidated Fund Bill tellnono Teller
Commons19 Dec 2000Urban Regeneration tellnono Teller
Commons19 Dec 2000Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Research Purposes) Regulations Majorityno Rebel
Commons13 Dec 2000Deferred Divisions - Section 5 of the European Communities (Amendment) Act 1993 minorityaye Rebel
Commons13 Dec 2000Deferred Divisions - Sittings of the House minorityaye Rebel
Commons22 Nov 2000Business of the House tellnono Teller
Commons22 Nov 2000Business of the House tellnono Teller
Commons22 Nov 2000Fur Farming (Prohibition) Bill - Compensation for existing businesses tellayeaye Teller
Commons22 Nov 2000Honours and Decorations tellnono Teller
Commons21 Nov 2000Delegated Legislation - International Immunities and Privileges tellnono Teller
Commons20 Nov 2000Immigration Appeals Majorityunknown Unknown
Commons20 Nov 2000Sittings in Westminster Hall tellnono Teller
Commons20 Nov 2000Sittings in Westminster Hall tellayeaye Teller
Commons20 Nov 2000House of Commons Modernisation tellnono Teller
Commons16 Nov 2000Insolvency Bill [Lords] - Disqualification orders: unfitness of director tellayeaye Teller
Commons14 Nov 2000Parliamentary Oath (Amendment) tellnono Teller
Commons7 Nov 2000Business of the House tellnono Teller
Commons7 Nov 2000Business of the House tellnono Teller
Commons31 Oct 2000Stem Cell Research minorityno Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker tellayeaye Teller
Commons26 Jul 2000Census (Amendment) Bill [Lords] tellnono Teller
Commons13 Jul 2000Football (Disorder) Bill tellnono Teller
Commons12 Jul 2000Age Equality Commission tellnono Teller
Commons20 Jun 2000Census (Amendment) Bill [Lords] tellnono Teller
Commons24 May 2000Powers of Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Bill [Lords] tellnono Teller
Commons22 May 2000Royal Parks (Trading) Bill - After Clause 3 tellayeaye Teller
Commons22 May 2000Sea Fishing Grants (Charges) Bill tellnono Teller
Commons22 May 2000Nuclear Safeguards Bill [Lords] - Rights of searching persons tellnono Teller
Commons11 Apr 2000Organ Transplants (Presumed Consent) Majorityno Rebel
Commons10 Apr 2000Nuclear Safeguards Bill [Lords] tellnono Teller
Commons14 Mar 2000Supplementary Vote on Account 2000-01 tellnono Teller
Commons10 Mar 2000Warm Homes and Energy Conservation Bill tellnoaye Rebel Teller
Commons25 Jan 2000Disqualifications Bill - Consequential repeal Majorityno Rebel
Commons25 Jan 2000Disqualifications Bill tellnono Teller
Commons25 Jan 2000Disqualifications Bill tellayeaye Teller
Commons25 Jan 2000Disqualifications Bill - Disqualification for Ministerial Office in Northern Ireland tellayeaye Teller
Commons25 Jan 2000Disqualifications Bill tellayeaye Teller
Commons24 Jan 2000Disqualifications Bill tellnono Teller
Commons18 Jan 2000Line of Route tellnoaye Rebel Teller
Commons6 Dec 1999Delegated Legislation - Terms and Conditions of Employment tellnono Teller
Commons6 Dec 1999Delegated Legislation - Agriculture tellnono Teller
Commons10 Nov 1999House of Lords Bill — Exceptions from the rule that hereditary peers should be abolished tellnoaye Rebel Teller
Commons8 Nov 1999Food Standards Bill tellnono Teller
Commons26 Jul 1999Business of the House tellnono Teller
Commons20 Jul 1999Deregulation - Casinos tellnono Teller
Commons19 Jul 1999Delegated Legislation - Northern Ireland tellnono Teller
Commons19 Jul 1999Delegated Legislation - Civil Aviation tellnono Teller
Commons14 Jul 1999Commonwealth Development Corporation Bill - Interpretation: companies and shares. tellayeaye Teller
Commons14 Jul 1999Commonwealth Development Corporation Bill - Sale of shares or other securities tellayeaye Teller
Commons14 Jul 1999City of London (Ward Elections) Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons8 Jun 1999Animal Welfare (Prohibition of Imports) tellnoaye Rebel Teller
Commons26 May 1999Members' Travel tellnoaye Rebel Teller
Commons24 May 1999Modernisation of the House of Commons tellnono Teller
Commons24 May 1999Modernisation of the House of Commons tellnono Teller
Commons24 May 1999Modernisation of the House of Commons tellayeaye Teller
Commons14 May 1999Fur Farming (Prohibition) Bill - Offences relating to fur farming tellayeunknown Unknown Teller
Commons14 May 1999Fur Farming (Prohibition) Bill - Appropriate authority responsibility for forfeited animals tellayeunknown Unknown Teller
Commons23 Mar 1999Local Government Bill [Money] (No. 2) tellnono Teller
Commons5 Mar 1999Fur Farming (Prohibition) Bill minorityunknown Unknown
Commons3 Mar 1999Delegated Legislation - Constitutional Law tellnono Teller
Commons3 Mar 1999Delegated Legislation - Constitutional Law tellnono Teller
Commons3 Mar 1999Delegated Legislation - Constitutional Law tellnono Teller
Commons3 Jul 1998Fireworks Bill - Prohibition of supply etc. of other explosives. tellnoaye Rebel Teller
Commons3 Jul 1998Fireworks Bill - Training courses tellnono Teller
Commons1 Jul 1998Teaching and Higher Education Bill [Lords] tellnono Teller
Commons22 Jun 1998Crime and Disorder Bill [Lords] Majorityaye Rebel
Commons8 Jun 1998Delegated Legislation - Marine Pollution tellnono Teller
Commons8 Jun 1998Delegated Legislation - Contracting Out tellnono Teller
Commons13 Mar 1998Waste Minimisation Bill [Money] tellnono Teller
Commons9 Mar 1998Road Traffic Reduction (United Kingdom Targets) Bill [Money] tellnono Teller
Commons3 Feb 1998Delegated Legislation - Northern Ireland tellnono Teller
Commons6 Nov 1997Supreme Court (Offices) Bill — second reading tellnono Teller

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
38% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
50% Assisted Dying
70% Asylum System - More strict
1% Ban fox hunting
25% Business and community control of schools: For
100% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
1% Control Orders
0% Corporal punishment of children - Against
8% Crossrail - In favour
100% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
50% European Union - For
10% Foundation hospitals - In favour
1% Fox hunting - Ban
79% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
80% Fully Elected House of Lords
71% Gambling - Against permissiveness
8% Homosexuality - Equal rights
12% Identity cards - For introduction
99% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
100% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
0% Minumum Wage
50% No detention without charge or trial
92% Nuclear power - For
50% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
0% Post office - in favour of Government policy
100% Post office closures - against
0% Promote Occupational Pensions
62% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
87% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
5% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
0% Same Sex Marriage - for
74% Schools - Greater Autonomy
17% Smoking ban - In favour
14% Stop climate change
0% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
17% Terrorism laws - For
100% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
93% University education fees - Should be free
1% University Tuition Fees - For
92% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
0% 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
98.0% Nicholas SoamesMid SussexCon
95.8% Stephen DorrellCharnwoodCon
95.8% David MundellDumfriesshire, Clydesdale and TweeddaleCon
95.8% Boris JohnsonHenleyCon
95.7% Tim YeoSouth SuffolkCon

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