Voting Record — Mr Harold Best MP, Leeds North West (10044)

Note: our records only go back to 1997 for the Commons and 2001 for the Lords (more details).

FromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 41 votes out of 700, 5.9% 700 votes out of 1246, 56.2% 0 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Lab 16 votes out of 885, 1.8% 885 votes out of 1273, 69.5% 1 time

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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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HouseDateSubjectMr Harold BestLab VoteRôle
11 Apr 2005Stopped being Member, Environmental Audit Committee
11 Apr 2005Stopped being Member, Accommodation and works Committee
Commons9 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Rejection of Lords' Amendment to Clause 3 — Balance of Probability 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 — Programme — Committee of the whole House 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
Commons7 Feb 2005Serious Organised Crime and Police Bill — New Clause 3 — Racial and religious hatred minorityno Rebel
Commons3 Nov 2004Members' Allowances Majorityno Rebel
Commons2 Nov 2004Children Bill [Lords] — New Clause 12 — Reasonable punishment minorityno Rebel
Commons2 Nov 2004Children Bill [Lords] — New Clause 12 — Reasonable punishment minorityno Rebel
Commons2 Nov 2004Children Bill [Lords] — New Clause 1 — Children's Commissioner: functions minorityno Rebel
28 May 2004Became Member, Environmental Audit Committee
28 May 2004Became Member, Accommodation and works Committee
Commons1 Mar 2004Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, Etc.) Bill — Burden of proof on prosecution rather than defendant in cases where immigrants to not have travel documents — rejected 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
Commons8 Jul 2003Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill — NHS Foundation Trusts minorityno Rebel
Commons2 Apr 2003Criminal Justice Bill — Clause 85 — Defendant's Bad Character minorityno Rebel
Commons18 Mar 2003Iraq — Declaration of War minorityaye Rebel
Commons18 Mar 2003Iraq — Case for war not established — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons26 Feb 2003Iraq — Endorse UN Security Council Resolution 1441 — Final Opportunity for Iraq to Disarm minorityaye Rebel
Commons26 Feb 2003Iraq — Case for war is unproven — rejected 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
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — House of Lords to be abolished — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons25 Nov 2002Iraq — UN Security Council Resolution 1441 — Second resolution necessary — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons5 Nov 2002Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — Asylum seekers can be placed in accommodation centres even if there is no local school pace for dependent children minorityaye Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002Start Sittings of the House of Commons at 11.30 am rather than 14.30 on Tuesdays minorityaye Rebel
Commons11 Jun 2002Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — Do not allow appeals against rejected asylum claims from within the UK if the claim is unfounded minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 May 2002Liaison Committee: Power to Take Evidence minorityno Rebel
Commons10 May 2002Home Energy Conservation Bill — Clause 1 — Targets for Energy Efficiency Improvements Majorityno Rebel
Commons15 Apr 2002City of London (Ward Elections) Bill — New Clause 1 — Exclusion of Crown Property minorityaye Rebel
Commons15 Apr 2002City of London (Ward Elections) Bill — New Clause 1 — Exclusion of Crown Property 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
Commons23 Jan 2002Identity Card Majorityaye Rebel
Commons12 Dec 2001Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Bill — Reinstating Clause 39 — Religious hatred offences minorityaye Rebel
Commons26 Nov 2001Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Bill — Clause 38 — Religious Hatred 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
Commons5 Jul 2001Parliamentary Pensions Majorityno Rebel
Commons5 Jul 2001Members' Pay (Expression of Opinion) minorityno Rebel
HouseDateSubjectMr Harold BestLab VoteRôle
Commons20 Nov 2000Immigration Appeals minorityno Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2000Criminal Justice (Mode of Trial) (No. 2) Bill tellayeno Rebel Teller
Commons24 Jan 2000City of London (Ward Elections) Bill minorityno Rebel
Commons24 Jan 2000City of London (Ward Elections) Bill - Statement of compatibility with the European Convention on Human Rights minorityaye Rebel
Commons2 Nov 1999City of London (Ward Elections) Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Jul 1999City of London (Ward Elections) Bill minorityno Rebel
Commons14 Jul 1999City of London (Ward Elections) Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons20 May 1999Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill - Incapacity benefit: restriction to recent contributors minorityno Rebel
Commons24 Feb 1999City of London (Ward Elections) Bill (By Order) minorityaye Rebel
Commons16 Feb 1999House of Lords Bill minorityno Rebel
Commons2 Sep 1998Criminal Justice (Terrorism and Conspiracy) Bill - Conspiracy to commit offences outside the United Kingdom minorityaye Rebel
Commons2 Sep 1998Criminal Justice (Terrorism and Conspiracy) Bill - Evidence and inferences: Great Britain minorityno Rebel
Commons2 Sep 1998Criminal Justice (Terrorism and Conspiracy) Bill minorityno Rebel
Commons8 Jul 1998Competition Bill [Lords] - Abuse of dominant position minorityno Rebel
Commons10 Dec 1997Social Security Bill - Power to reduce child benefit for lone parents 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
74% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
0% Assisted Dying
48% Asylum System - More strict
100% Ban fox hunting
100% Business and community control of schools: For
39% Control Orders
100% Corporal punishment of children - Against
50% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
30% Foundation hospitals - In favour
100% Fox hunting - Ban
10% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
80% Fully Elected House of Lords
50% Gambling - Against permissiveness
79% Homosexuality - Equal rights
50% Identity cards - For introduction
0% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
46% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
100% Minumum Wage
5% No detention without charge or trial
92% Nuclear power - For
99% Post office - in favour of Government policy
1% Post office closures - against
50% Promote Occupational Pensions
46% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
7% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
94% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
0% Same Sex Marriage - for
23% Schools - Greater Autonomy
50% Smoking ban - In favour
86% Stop climate change
100% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
60% Terrorism laws - For
8% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
67% University education fees - Should be free
47% University Tuition Fees - For
8% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
0% Voting age - Reduce to 16
50% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary

Possible Friends (more...)

Shows which MPs voted most similarly to this one in the 2001-2005, 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
100.0%Mr Paul DaisleyBrent EastLab
98.1%Mr Jamie CannIpswichLab
90.0%Mr Raymond PowellOgmoreLab
89.6%Mr George StevensonStoke-on-Trent SouthLab
89.2%Mr Terry DavisBirmingham, Hodge HillLab

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