Voting Record — Geraldine Smith MP, Morecambe and Lunesdale (10548)

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 12 Apr 2010 Lab 37 votes out of 802, 4.6% 802 votes out of 1288, 62.3% 1 time
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 30 votes out of 771, 3.9% 771 votes out of 1246, 61.9% 1 time
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Lab 7 votes out of 747, 0.9% 747 votes out of 1273, 58.7% 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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HouseDateSubjectGeraldine SmithLab VoteRôle
11 May 2010Stopped being Member, Public Accounts Committee
11 May 2010Stopped being Member, North West Regional Select Committee
Commons2 Dec 2009Equality Bill — New Clause 3 — Mandatory pay audits minorityno Rebel
Commons9 Nov 2009Coroners and Justice Bill — Clause 61 — Freedom of Speech — Discussion and Criticism of Sexual Conduct and Orientation minorityaye Rebel
Commons24 Mar 2009Pension Credit and Personal Expense Allowance (Duty of Consultation and Review) — New Clause 11 — Guidance on offences that involve hatred on grounds of sexual orientation tellayeno Rebel Teller
4 Mar 2009Became Member, North West Regional Select Committee
Commons2 Mar 2009Political Parties and Elections Bill — Candidate for MP becoming own election agent does not disclose home address minorityaye Rebel
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
Commons8 Dec 2008Review of House of Commons Proceedures Police Raid of Damian Green MP's Office — Committee to Investigate Immediately — rejected bothno Rebel
3 Jun 2008Stopped being Member, Draft Human Tissue and Embryos Bill (Joint Committee)
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Change abortion limit from 24 weeks to 22 weeks — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Prospects for life of handicapped child must be given before abortion — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Change abortion limit from 24 weeks to 20 weeks — rejected minorityno 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
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Fertility treatment requires male role model — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Fertility treatment requires father and mother — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Sibling compatibility only regenerative tissue — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Testing for sibling tissue compatibility minorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Animal DNA may be inserted into an embryo minorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Cannot use gametes or pronuclei — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Human-animal hybrid licenses minorityno Rebel
Commons12 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Timetable minorityaye Rebel
Commons12 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons19 Mar 2008Post Office Closures — Suspend for issues to be re-assessed — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Mar 2008Lisbon Treaty — Referendum on Britain's membership of the European Union — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons9 Jan 2008Protection of freedom of expression (sexual orientation) minorityno Rebel
Commons9 Jan 2008Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill — Preventing prison officers from taking industrial action minorityaye Rebel
7 Nov 2007Became Member, Public Accounts Committee
14 May 2007Became Member, Draft Human Tissue and Embryos Bill (Joint Committee)
Commons28 Mar 2007Gambling (Geographical Distribution of Casino Premises Licences) Order 2007 — 28 Mar 2007 — Division No. 88 minorityaye Rebel
Commons19 Mar 2007Equality Act (Sexual Orientation) Regulations minorityaye Rebel
Commons24 May 2006Education and Inspections Bill — Third Reading minorityaye 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
Commons14 Feb 2006Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — private clubs minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Feb 2006Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — consideration minorityaye Rebel
Commons31 Jan 2006Racial and Religious Hatred Bill Majorityaye Rebel
Commons31 Jan 2006Racial and Religious Hatred Bill Majorityaye Rebel
Commons18 Oct 2005Identity Cards Bill — Third Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons18 Oct 2005Identity Cards Bill — Free of charge — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons18 Oct 2005Identity Cards Bill — Recommittal to Select Committee minorityno Rebel
HouseDateSubjectGeraldine SmithLab VoteRôle
11 Apr 2005Stopped being Member, Science and Technology Committee
Commons26 Jan 2005Modernisation of the House of Commons minorityno Rebel
Commons26 Jan 2005Modernisation of the House of Commons Majorityno Rebel
Commons24 Jan 2005Gambling Bill — Third Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons24 Jan 2005Gambling Bill — Clause 226 — Gaming machines: Categories A to D minorityno Rebel
Commons24 Jan 2005Gambling Bill — Clause 170 — Casino premises licence: overall limits minorityno Rebel
Commons24 Jan 2005Gambling Bill — Clause 58 — Age limit for Category D gaming machines minorityno Rebel
Commons24 Jan 2005Gambling Bill — Casino conditions minorityno Rebel
Commons14 Dec 2004Mental Capacity Bill — Schedule 3 — Property and affairs: supplementary provisions minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Dec 2004Mental Capacity Bill — Clause 24 — Advance decisions to refuse treatment: general minorityno Rebel
Commons14 Dec 2004Mental Capacity Bill — Clause 4 — Best interests minorityno Rebel
Commons14 Dec 2004Mental Capacity Bill — New Clause 2 — Excluded decisions (No. 2) minorityno Rebel
Commons14 Dec 2004Mental Capacity Bill — New Clause 1 — Excluded decisions minorityno Rebel
Commons21 Jul 2004Devolution minorityaye Rebel
28 May 2004Became Member, Science and Technology Committee
Commons31 Mar 2004Higher Education Bill — New Clause 5 — Abolition of tuition fees chargeable to qualifying student tellayeno Rebel Teller
Commons27 Jan 2004Higher Education Bill — Second Reading — Increase in University Tuition Fees minorityaye Rebel
Commons12 Nov 2003Fire Services Bill — Clause 1 — Powers of the Secretary of State minorityno Rebel
Commons8 Jul 2003Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill — NHS Foundation Trusts minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 6 (60 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
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 Oct 2002Start Sittings of the House of Commons at 11.30 am rather than 14.30 on Tuesdays minorityaye Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002New Provision for Earlier Sittings on Wednesdays, and for Thursdays and Fridays minorityaye Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002New Provision for Earlier Sittings on Wednesdays, and for Thursdays and Fridays minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2002Adoption and Children Bill — [3rd Allotted Day] — Clause 131 — General interpretation, etc. minorityno Rebel
Commons15 May 2002Post Office Closures — Deep concern — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons15 Nov 2001City of London (Ward Elections) Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons16 Jul 2001Select Committees — Accommodation and Works — Transport, Local Government and the Regions Majorityaye Rebel
Commons16 Jul 2001Select Committees — Accommodation and Works — Foreign Affairs Majorityaye Rebel
Commons16 Jul 2001Business of the House minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Jul 2001Parliamentary Pensions Majorityno Rebel
HouseDateSubjectGeraldine SmithLab VoteRôle
Commons19 Dec 2000Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Research Purposes) Regulations minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Jul 2000Local Government Bill [Lords] - Prohibition on promotion of homosexuality: bullying minorityno Rebel
Commons28 Feb 2000Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Feb 2000Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons2 Nov 1999City of London (Ward Elections) Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons22 Jun 1998Crime and Disorder Bill [Lords] minorityno Rebel
Commons22 Jun 1998Crime and Disorder Bill — Reduction of Age of Consent for Homosexual Acts to 16 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
90% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
0% Assisted Dying
92% Asylum System - More strict
100% Ban fox hunting
33% Business and community control of schools: For
50% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
100% Control Orders
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
50% Crossrail - In favour
50% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
99% European Union - For
40% Foundation hospitals - In favour
100% Fox hunting - Ban
10% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
66% Fully Elected House of Lords
66% Gambling - Against permissiveness
100% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
0% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
25% Homosexuality - Equal rights
62% Identity cards - For introduction
0% Increase VAT
99% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
18% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
100% Mass Retention of Communications Data
100% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
100% Minumum Wage
1% No detention without charge or trial
100% Nuclear power - For
97% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
100% Pension auto-enrolment - For
68% Post office - in favour of Government policy
32% Post office closures - against
0% Privatise Royal Mail
100% Promote Occupational Pensions
50% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
2% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
50% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
33% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
85% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
100% Right to strike
0% Same Sex Marriage - for
20% Schools - Greater Autonomy
47% Smoking ban - In favour
60% Stop climate change
0% Stronger Military Covenant
50% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
100% Termination of pregnancy - against
100% Terrorism laws - For
0% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
0% Trade Union Regulation
29% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
50% Transparency of Parliament
50% Trident replacement - In favour
78% University education fees - Should be free
44% University Tuition Fees - For
92% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
42% Voting age - Reduce to 16
2% 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
87.8% Paul TruswellPudseyLab
86.3% Bill EtheringtonSunderland NorthLab
85.6% Brian JenkinsTamworthLab
85.5% Jimmy HoodLanark and Hamilton EastLab
85.5% Frank RoyMotherwell and WishawLab

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