Voting Record — Harry Cohen MP, Leyton and Wanstead (10123)

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 32 votes out of 940, 3.4% 940 votes out of 1288, 73.0% 0 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 31 votes out of 767, 4.0% 767 votes out of 1246, 61.6% 0 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Lab 16 votes out of 738, 2.2% 738 votes out of 1273, 58.0% 3 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).

See also all votes... attended | possible

HouseDateSubjectHarry CohenLab VoteRôle
11 May 2010Stopped being Member, Work and Pensions Committee
Commons29 Apr 2009Gurkha Settlement Rights — Government defeat Majorityno Rebel
Commons25 Mar 2009Iraq War Inquiry — No reasonable impediment — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons28 Jan 2009Heathrow Third Runway — rethink the plans — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons12 Nov 2008Cannabis — reclassification from class C back to class B minorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' salaries — Increases capped to 2.3% — rejected minorityno 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
Commons2 Jun 2008Planning Bill — National Planning Policy Statement To Include Policies Which Help Mitigate and Adapt to Climate Change minorityno Rebel
Commons30 Apr 2008Energy Bill — Renewable energy feed-in tariff — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons25 Mar 2008Iraq Inquiry — Not the right time minorityaye Rebel
Commons25 Mar 2008Iraq Inquiry — Call rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons11 Jun 2007Opposition Day — Iraq Inquiry minorityaye Rebel
Commons11 Jun 2007Opposition Day — Iraq Inquiry minorityno 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 6 (80 per Cent. Elected) Majorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Support for bicameral Parliament minorityaye Rebel
Commons7 Feb 2007Delegated Legislation — merchant shipping minorityno Rebel
Commons6 Nov 2006Animal Welfare Bill (Programme) (No. 3) — Schedule 14 — Extradition minorityaye Rebel
Commons1 Nov 2006September Sittings minorityno Rebel
Commons31 Oct 2006Iraq — Select committee inquiry — rejected minorityaye Rebel
Commons31 Oct 2006Iraq — Select committee inquiry — to be set up minorityno Rebel
Commons24 Oct 2006Police and Justice Bill — Repeals of amendments minorityaye Rebel
Commons17 Oct 2006Points of Order — Gambling Act 2005 (Amendment) Majorityaye Rebel
Commons12 Jul 2006UK-US Extradition Treaty minorityaye Rebel
Commons24 May 2006Education and Inspections Bill — End selection by ability — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons23 May 2006Education and Inspections Bill — Ballot of parents to change from community school to foundation school — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons22 May 2006Armed Forces Bill — Clause 8 — Desertion — Life imprisonment minorityno Rebel
Commons29 Mar 2006Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Bill — Allow failed asylum seekers to be given cash rather than vouchers — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons15 Mar 2006Education and Inspections Bill — Second Reading minorityaye 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 — Offence of Encouragement of Terrorism — "intends" minorityno Rebel
14 Jul 2005Became Member, Work and Pensions Committee
HouseDateSubjectHarry CohenLab VoteRôle
Commons9 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Rejection of New Lords' Amendment — Sunset Clause minorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Rejection of Lords' Amendment to Clause 3 — Balance of Probability 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
Commons26 Jan 2005Car Mileage Allowance minorityno Rebel
Commons2 Nov 2004Children Bill [Lords] — New Clause 12 — Reasonable punishment minorityno Rebel
Commons20 Jul 2004Iraq — Adjournment Debate minorityno Rebel
Commons9 Mar 2004Iraq — Attorney-General's Advice minorityno Rebel
Commons1 Mar 2004Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, Etc.) Bill — Give support to asylum seekers even when they make a late claim — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons1 Mar 2004Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, Etc.) Bill — Asylum appeals should be referred to a higher court — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons1 Mar 2004Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, Etc.) Bill — Give support to failed asylum seekers and their families — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons27 Jan 2004Higher Education Bill — Second Reading — Increase in University Tuition Fees minorityaye Rebel
Commons16 Jul 2003Iraq — Foreign Affairs Committee Report minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Jun 2003Iraq — Weapons of Mass Destruction Inquiry minorityno Rebel
Commons3 Jun 2003Fire Services Bill — Title minorityaye 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
Commons10 Mar 2003Local Government Bill — [2nd Allotted Day] — New Clause 11 — Repeal of Section 2A of Local Government Act 1986 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
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
Commons13 Jun 2002Enterprise Bill — [1st Allotted Day] — Clause 21 — Duty to make references in relation to completed mergers minorityno Rebel
Commons14 May 2002Modernisation of the House of Commons — SELECT COMMITTEES (No. 1) Majorityaye Rebel
Commons14 May 2002Modernisation of the House of Commons 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
Commons15 Jan 2002National Health Service Reform and Health Care Professions Bill — New Clause 5 — Establishment of Patients' Councils minorityno 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
HouseDateSubjectHarry CohenLab VoteRôle
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno Rebel
Commons25 Jul 2000Criminal Justice (Mode of Trial) (No. 2) Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Apr 2000Freedom of Information Bill — Discretionary disclosures minorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2000Criminal Justice (Mode of Trial) (No. 2) Bill minorityno Rebel
Commons24 Jan 2000City of London (Ward Elections) Bill tellayeno Rebel Teller
Commons24 Jan 2000City of London (Ward Elections) Bill - Statement of compatibility with the European Convention on Human Rights tellnoaye Rebel Teller
Commons9 Nov 1999Immigration and Asylum Bill - New Clause minorityaye Rebel
Commons2 Nov 1999City of London (Ward Elections) Bill tellnoaye Rebel Teller
Commons14 Jul 1999City of London (Ward Elections) Bill minorityno Rebel
Commons14 Jul 1999City of London (Ward Elections) Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons22 Jun 1999Access to Justice Bill [Lords] - Community Legal Service: excluded services. minorityno Rebel
Commons24 Feb 1999City of London (Ward Elections) Bill (By Order) minorityaye Rebel
Commons8 Jul 1998Competition Bill [Lords] - Abuse of dominant position minorityno Rebel
Commons17 Feb 1998Iraq minorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Dec 1997Doctor Assisted Dying Bill — Leave to Bring In 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
5% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
100% Assisted Dying
53% Asylum System - More strict
87% Ban fox hunting
47% Business and community control of schools: For
50% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
31% Control Orders
100% Corporal punishment of children - Against
100% Crossrail - In favour
100% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
93% European Union - For
90% Foundation hospitals - In favour
87% Fox hunting - Ban
26% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
77% Fully Elected House of Lords
0% Gambling - Against permissiveness
100% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
0% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
77% Homosexuality - Equal rights
100% Identity cards - For introduction
0% Increase VAT
0% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
85% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
50% Mass Retention of Communications Data
71% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
100% Minumum Wage
41% No detention without charge or trial
100% Nuclear power - For
100% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
50% Pension auto-enrolment - For
98% Post office - in favour of Government policy
2% Post office closures - against
0% Privatise Royal Mail
58% Promote Occupational Pensions
50% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
2% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
16% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
0% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
83% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
50% Right to strike
0% Same Sex Marriage - for
24% Schools - Greater Autonomy
74% Smoking ban - In favour
79% Stop climate change
0% Stronger Military Covenant
100% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
0% Termination of pregnancy - against
59% Terrorism laws - For
0% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
50% Trade Union Regulation
8% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
27% Transparency of Parliament
0% Trident replacement - In favour
62% University education fees - Should be free
53% University Tuition Fees - For
8% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
42% 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
98.9% Robin CookLivingstonLab
95.8% Chris MullinSunderland SouthLab
95.0% Dai HavardMerthyr Tydfil and RhymneyLab
94.9% Michael MeacherOldham West and RoytonLab
94.9% Paul TruswellPudseyLab

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