Voting Record — Eric Pickles MP, Brentwood and Ongar (10477)

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 5 votes out of 735, 0.7% 735 votes out of 1024, 71.8% 0 times
5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Con 3 votes out of 671, 0.4% 671 votes out of 1288, 52.1% 0 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Con 4 votes out of 720, 0.6% 720 votes out of 1246, 57.8% 0 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Con 1 vote out of 745, 0.1% 745 votes out of 1273, 58.5% 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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HouseDateSubjectEric PicklesCon VoteRôle
Commons21 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — Third Reading Majorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — New Clause 8 — Domestic protection for persons Majorityaye Rebel
Commons20 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — New Clause 6 — Protection of Beliefs About Marriage Majorityaye Rebel
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 Majorityno Rebel
HouseDateSubjectEric PicklesCon VoteRôle
19 Jan 2009Became Chairman of the Party, The Conservative Party
19 Jan 2009Stopped being Chairman of the Party, The Conservative Party
19 Jan 2009Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, Communities and Local Government
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Change abortion limit from 24 weeks to 16 weeks — rejected minorityno Rebel
6 Jul 2007Stopped being Deputy Chairman of the Party (Local Government) (Also Shadow Minister for Local Government), Conservative Party
6 Jul 2007Became Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, Communities and Local Government
6 Jul 2007Stopped being Shadow Minister (Local Government (Also Deputy Chairman of the Party), Communities and Local Government
Commons27 Mar 2007Royal Assent — Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation bothno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 7 (100 per Cent. Elected) Majorityno Rebel
Commons1 Nov 2006Legislative Process (Notice for Amendments in Public Bill Committee) Majorityno Rebel
18 Jan 2006Stopped being Shadow Minister (Local Government (Also Deputy Chairman of the Party), Office of the Deputy Prime Minister
18 Jan 2006Became Shadow Minister (Local Government (Also Deputy Chairman of the Party), Communities and Local Government
16 Dec 2005Became Shadow Minister (Local Government (Also Deputy Chairman of the Party), Office of the Deputy Prime Minister
16 Dec 2005Stopped being Shadow Minister for Local Government, Local Government Affairs & Communities
16 Dec 2005Became Deputy Chairman of the Party (Local Government) (Also Shadow Minister for Local Government), Conservative Party
20 May 2005Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for Local Government, Local and Devolved Government Affairs
20 May 2005Became Shadow Minister for Local Government, Local Government Affairs & Communities
HouseDateSubjectMr Eric PicklesCon VoteRôle
Commons24 Jan 2005Gambling Bill — Third Reading Majorityno Rebel
Commons3 Nov 2004Members' Allowances Majorityaye Rebel
10 May 2004Became Shadow Secretary of State for Local Government, Local and Devolved Government Affairs
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
HouseDateSubjectMr Eric PicklesCon VoteRôle
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker 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
90% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
84% Abusive Tax Avoidance Should be Illegal
92% Academy Schools - for
0% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
16% Ban fox hunting
0% 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
1% Control Orders
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
8% Crossrail - In favour
100% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
100% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
0% Energy Prices - More Affordable
100% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
41% European Union - For
94% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
99% Fixed Term Parliaments
10% Foundation hospitals - In favour
16% Fox hunting - Ban
79% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
67% Fully Elected House of Lords
76% Gambling - Against permissiveness
100% GP Commissioning in the NHS
85% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
100% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
49% Homosexuality - Equal rights
16% Identity cards - For introduction
40% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
89% Increase Air Passenger Duty
35% Increase Taxes on Companies Investing in Assets
96% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
84% Increase VAT
99% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
97% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
0% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
0% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
100% Localise Council Tax Support
42% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
16% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
0% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
39% No detention without charge or trial
0% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
50% Nuclear power - For
38% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
100% Police and Crime Commissioners
3% Post office - in favour of Government policy
97% Post office closures - against
82% Privatise Royal Mail
46% Promote Occupational Pensions
13% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
54% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
0% Rail Fares - Lower
50% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
96% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
100% Reduce spending power of local government
85% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
99% 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
27% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
100% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
100% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
50% Right to strike
100% Same Sex Marriage - for
94% Schools - Greater Autonomy
100% Sell England's Public Forests
50% Smoking ban - In favour
53% Stop climate change
98% Termination of pregnancy - against
18% Terrorism laws - For
100% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
50% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
50% 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
39% University Tuition Fees - For
92% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
50% Voting age - Reduce to 16
17% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
0% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

Possible Friends (more...)

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