Voting Record — Frank Dobson MP, Holborn and St Pancras (10171)

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 30 Mar 2015 Lab 7 votes out of 767, 0.9% 767 votes out of 1239, 61.9% 0 times
5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Lab 34 votes out of 851, 4.0% 851 votes out of 1288, 66.1% 0 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 33 votes out of 881, 3.7% 881 votes out of 1246, 70.7% 0 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Lab 0 votes out of 597, 0.0% 597 votes out of 1273, 46.9% 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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HouseDateSubjectFrank DobsonLab VoteRôle
Commons28 Apr 2014High Speed Rail (London — West Midlands) Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons28 Apr 2014High Speed Rail (London — West Midlands) Bill — Decline Second Reading minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Dec 2013Recall of Elected Representatives — Power for Voters to Prompt New Election Before Term of Office Ends minorityaye Rebel
Commons31 Oct 2013High Speed Rail (Preparation) Bill — Third Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons26 Jun 2013High Speed Rail (Preparation) Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons26 Jun 2013High Speed Rail (Preparation) Bill — Decline Second Reading minorityno Rebel
Commons30 Mar 2011Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill — Clause 152 — Director of Public Prosecution's Consent — Universal Jurisdiction Arrest Warrants in Private Prosecutions minorityno Rebel
2 Nov 2010Stopped being Member, Administration Committee
26 Jul 2010Became Member, Administration Committee
Commons14 Jul 2010Terrorism Act 2006 (Disapplication of Section 25) Order 2010 minorityunknown Unknown
HouseDateSubjectFrank DobsonLab VoteRôle
Commons4 Mar 2010Election of Committee Chairs minorityaye Rebel
Commons24 Feb 2010Energy Bill — Emissions performance standard — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons9 Nov 2009Coroners and Justice Bill — Enable Minister to Replace Inquest With Inquiry — Incercept Evidence in Inquests minorityno Rebel
Commons23 Mar 2009Bill Presented — Clause 11 — Certified investigations: investigation by a judge, inquest without jury minorityno Rebel
Commons17 Mar 2009Food Labelling Regulations (Amendment) — Clause 2 — Work-related activity: income support claimants and partners of claimants minorityno Rebel
Commons17 Mar 2009Food Labelling Regulations (Amendment) — Clause 1 — Schemes for assisting persons to obtain employment: "work for your benefit" schemes etc. minorityno Rebel
Commons17 Mar 2009Food Labelling Regulations (Amendment) — New Clause 1 — Jobseeker's allowance minorityno Rebel
Commons28 Jan 2009Heathrow Third Runway — rethink the plans — 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
Commons11 Jun 2008Counter-Terrorism Bill — Extension of period of detention to 42 days — Order minorityaye Rebel
Commons11 Jun 2008Counter-Terrorism Bill — Extension of Maximim Period of Police Detention Without Charge in Terror Cases from 28 to 42 Days minorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Jun 2008Counter-Terrorism Bill — Disallow inquests without a jury in England and Wales — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons31 Mar 2008Housing and Regeneration Bill — Subsidy arrangements: formula and exclusions minorityno Rebel
Commons31 Mar 2008Housing and Regeneration Bill — Code of practice for consultations — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Mar 2008Lisbon Treaty — Parliamentary control of decisions made at the European Union level — rejected minorityno Rebel
4 Feb 2008Stopped being Member, Administration Committee
Commons28 Mar 2007Gambling (Geographical Distribution of Casino Premises Licences) Order 2007 — 28 Mar 2007 — Division No. 88 minorityaye Rebel
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 1 (Fully Appointed) — 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
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 — Regulate schools' admissions policies — 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 — Timetable minorityaye Rebel
Commons15 Mar 2006Education and Inspections Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons29 Nov 2005Representation of the People (Reduction of Voting Age) Majorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Nov 2005Terrorism Bill — Extension Of Period Of Detention to 28 Days — but not 60 Majorityno Rebel
Commons9 Nov 2005Terrorism Bill — Extension Of Period Of Detention to 90 Days Majorityaye Rebel
Commons2 Nov 2005Terrorism Bill — Clause 1(2) — Offence of Glorifying Terrorism minorityno Rebel
Commons2 Nov 2005Terrorism Bill — Clause 1 — Offence of Encouragement of Terrorism — "intends" minorityno Rebel
12 Jul 2005Became Member, Administration Committee
HouseDateSubjectFrank DobsonLab VoteRôle
Commons10 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Insisted Amendment — Courts and Control Orders minorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Insisted Again — Courts and Control Orders minorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Insisted Amendment — Courts and Conrol Orders minorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Insisted Amendment — Human Rights Obligations minorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Insisted Amendments — Application to a Court minorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Rejection of Lords' Amendment — Rules of the Court minorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Rejection of New Lords' Clause — Review by Privy Council minorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Rejection of Lords' Amendment to Clause 3 — Balance of Probability minorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Derogating Control Orders minorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Programme — Lords' Amendments minorityaye Rebel
Commons28 Feb 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Third Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons28 Feb 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Amendment to Clause 1 — Power to make control orders minorityno Rebel
Commons28 Feb 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Programme — Alteration minorityaye Rebel
Commons23 Feb 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons7 Feb 2005Serious Organised Crime and Police Bill — Abolish the offense of Blasphemy — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons3 Nov 2004Members' Allowances minorityno Rebel
Commons3 Nov 2004Members' Allowances Majorityno Rebel
Commons1 Nov 2004Gambling Bill — 2nd reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons31 Mar 2004Higher Education Bill — New Clause 5 — Abolition of tuition fees chargeable to qualifying student minorityno Rebel
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
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 minorityno Rebel
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 2 (100 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — House of Lords to be abolished — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons6 Feb 2002Education Bill — No requirements of attendance at a place of religious worship (No. 2) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons6 Feb 2002Education Bill — No requirements of attendance at a place of religious worship — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons5 Jul 2001Parliamentary Pensions Majorityno Rebel
HouseDateSubjectFrank DobsonLab VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller
10 Oct 1999Stopped being The Secretary of State for Health,
1 Jun 1997Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs,
3 May 1997Became The Secretary of State for Health,
1 May 1997Stopped being Shadow Minister (Culture, Media and Sport),
21 Jun 1994Became Shadow Minister (Culture, Media and Sport),
21 Jun 1994Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for Transport,
1 Jun 1994Became Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs,
1 Jul 1993Became Shadow Secretary of State for Transport,
1 Jul 1993Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions,
11 Apr 1992Became Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions,
11 Apr 1992Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change,
22 Oct 1991Stopped being Member, House of Commons (Services): Computer Sub-Committee
5 Dec 1989Became Member, House of Commons (Services): Computer Sub-Committee
5 Dec 1989Stopped being Chair, House of Commons (Services): Computer Sub-Committee
14 Nov 1989Stopped being Member, Privileges Committee
9 Nov 1989Stopped being Member, Televising of Proceedings of the House Committee
9 Nov 1989Stopped being Member, House of Commons (Services): New Building Sub-Committee
9 Nov 1989Stopped being Member, House of Commons (Services) Committee
1 Jul 1989Became Shadow Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change,
1 Jul 1989Stopped being Shadow Leader of the House of Commons,
22 Nov 1988Became Member, Privileges Committee
17 Jun 1987Became Member, Televising of Proceedings of the House Committee
17 Jun 1987Became Member, House of Commons (Services): New Building Sub-Committee
17 Jun 1987Became Chair, House of Commons (Services): Computer Sub-Committee
17 Jun 1987Became Member, House of Commons (Services) Committee
12 Jun 1987Became Shadow Leader of the House of Commons,
1 Jun 1987Stopped being Shadow Minister (Health),
1 Jun 1983Became Shadow Minister (Health),
1 Jun 1983Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Education),
24 May 1982Stopped being Member, Environment Committee
1 Jun 1981Became Shadow Spokesperson (Education),
3 May 1979Became Member, Environment Committee

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
9% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
0% Academy Schools - for
84% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
50% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
50% Apprenticeships
50% Assisted Dying
87% Asylum System - More strict
99% Ban fox hunting
88% Bankers' Bonus Tax
17% Business and community control of schools: For
30% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
0% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
32% Closed Material Proceedure
17% Coalition Programme for Government - For
39% Control Orders
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
100% Crossrail - In favour
13% Cull Badgers
75% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
0% Employee Shareholder Status
0% Encourage and incentivise saving
0% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
100% Energy Prices - More Affordable
6% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
69% European Union - For
16% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
29% Fixed Term Parliaments
0% Foundation hospitals - In favour
99% Fox hunting - Ban
32% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
15% Fully Elected House of Lords
54% Further Devolution to Scotland
60% Further devolution to Wales
69% Gambling - Against permissiveness
7% GP Commissioning in the NHS
22% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
21% Higher taxes on banks
0% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
83% Homosexuality - Equal rights
0% HS2 - In Favour
81% Human Rights and Equality
85% Identity cards - For introduction
80% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
100% Incentivise membership of press regulator
22% Increase Air Passenger Duty
3% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
10% Increase VAT
0% Inheritance Tax
30% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
18% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
100% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
93% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
13% Localise Council Tax Support
35% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
40% Make it easier to trigger a new election for an MP
100% Mansion Tax
50% Mass Retention of Communications Data
12% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
100% Military Action against Daesh / ISIL
38% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
84% Minumum Wage
93% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
67% More powers for local councils
61% No detention without charge or trial
58% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
98% Nuclear power - For
98% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
83% Pension auto-enrolment - For
23% Police and Crime Commissioners
99% Post office - in favour of Government policy
1% Post office closures - against
100% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
16% Privatise Royal Mail
50% Promote Occupational Pensions
56% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
1% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
50% Public Ownership of Railways
88% Rail Fares - Lower
50% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
83% Reduce capital gains tax
13% Reduce central funding for local government
15% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
9% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
22% Reducing the number of MPs - for
14% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
31% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
8% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
29% Register of Lobbyists
67% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
81% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
100% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
0% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
11% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
12% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
42% Right to strike
96% Same Sex Marriage - for
7% Schools - Greater Autonomy
0% Sell England's Public Forests
85% Smoking ban - In favour
100% State control of bus services
58% Stop climate change
94% Stronger Military Covenant
44% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
50% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
0% Termination of pregnancy - against
61% Terrorism laws - For
0% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
92% Trade Union Regulation
8% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
54% Transparency of Parliament
17% Trident replacement - In favour
0% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
65% University education fees - Should be free
33% University Tuition Fees - For
55% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
0% Voting age - Reduce to 16
0% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
100% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

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