Voting Record — Mr Hilton Dawson MP, Lancaster and Wyre (10164)

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 39 votes out of 975, 4.0% 975 votes out of 1246, 78.3% 1 time
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Lab 17 votes out of 925, 1.8% 925 votes out of 1273, 72.7% 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 Hilton DawsonLab VoteRôle
11 Apr 2005Stopped being Member, Constitutional Affairs Committee
Commons7 Feb 2005Serious Organized Crime and Police Bill -- Demonstrating without authorisation in a designated area minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Dec 2004Mental Capacity Bill — New Clause 1 — Excluded decisions minorityno Rebel
Commons2 Nov 2004Children Bill [Lords] — New Clause 12 — Reasonable punishment minorityno Rebel
Commons2 Nov 2004Children Bill [Lords] — New Clause 12 — Reasonable punishment tellayeno Rebel Teller
Commons2 Nov 2004Children Bill [Lords] — New Clause 2 — Powers of consideration and representation by Children's Commissioner for Wales minorityno Rebel
Commons2 Nov 2004Children Bill [Lords] — New Clause 1 — Children's Commissioner: functions minorityno Rebel
28 May 2004Became Member, Constitutional Affairs Committee
Commons1 Mar 2004Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, Etc.) Bill — Third Reading minorityaye 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
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
Commons17 Dec 2003Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc.) Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons17 Dec 2003Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc.) Bill — Decline to give a Second Reading — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons19 Nov 2003Criminal Justice Bill — Clause 41 — Application by Defendant for Trial to be Conducted without Jury minorityaye Rebel
Commons19 Nov 2003Criminal Justice Bill — Clause 41 — Application by Defendant for Trial to be Conducted without Jury minorityaye Rebel
Commons18 Nov 2003Criminal Justice Bill — Clause 254 — Determination of Minimum Term in Relation to Mandatory Life Sentence minorityaye Rebel
Commons18 Nov 2003Criminal Justice Bill — Clause 43 — Application by Prosecution for Trial to be Conducted without Jury where Danger of Jury Tampering minorityaye Rebel
Commons18 Nov 2003Criminal Justice Bill — Clause 42 — Applications by Prosecution for Certain Complex or Lengthy Trials to be Conducted without Jury minorityaye Rebel
Commons18 Nov 2003Criminal Justice Bill — Clause 41 — Application by Defendant for Trial to be conducted without Jury minorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Nov 2003Sexual Offences Bill [Lords] — Clause 13 — Child Sex Offences Committed by Children or Young Persons minorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2003Criminal Justice Bill — [2nd Allotted Day] — New Clause 29 — Rules of Court minorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2003Criminal Justice Bill — [2nd Allotted Day] — New Clause 29 — Rules of Court 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
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 2002Modernisation of the House of Commons minorityno Rebel
Commons12 Jun 2002Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — Allow the withdrawal of support from immigrants and asylum seekers in certain circumstances minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 May 2002Liaison Committee: Power to Take Evidence minorityno Rebel
Commons14 May 2002Modernisation of the House of Commons — SELECT COMMITTEES (No. 1) Majorityaye 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
Commons5 Jul 2001Members' Allowances, Insurance &c. — Members' Pay (Money Resolution) minorityaye Rebel
HouseDateSubjectMr Hilton DawsonLab VoteRôle
Commons22 Mar 2001Election of a Speaker — Election of Speaker by secret ballot Majorityaye Rebel
Commons19 Dec 2000Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Research Purposes) Regulations minorityaye Rebel
Commons7 Nov 2000Programming of Bills - I. Programme orders: supplementary provisions Majorityaye Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker tellayeno Rebel Teller
Commons10 May 2000Transport Bill - Road traffic reduction strategy minorityno Rebel
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
Commons17 Jan 2000Pensioners minorityno 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
Commons14 Jul 1999City of London (Ward Elections) Bill - Interpretation minorityaye Rebel
Commons24 Feb 1999City of London (Ward Elections) Bill (By Order) minorityaye Rebel
Commons16 Feb 1999House of Lords Bill minorityno Rebel
Commons10 Dec 1997Social Security Bill - Power to reduce child benefit for lone parents minorityno Rebel
Commons11 Jun 1997Firearms (Amendment) Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons11 Jun 1997Firearms (Amendment) Bill 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
100% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
0% Assisted Dying
32% Asylum System - More strict
100% Ban fox hunting
100% Business and community control of schools: For
99% Control Orders
100% Corporal punishment of children - Against
100% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
80% Foundation hospitals - In favour
100% Fox hunting - Ban
10% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
100% Fully Elected House of Lords
13% Gambling - Against permissiveness
85% Homosexuality - Equal rights
98% Identity cards - For introduction
8% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
50% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
50% Minumum Wage
2% No detention without charge or trial
100% Nuclear power - For
100% Post office - in favour of Government policy
0% Post office closures - against
100% Promote Occupational Pensions
68% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
16% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
95% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
0% Same Sex Marriage - for
22% Schools - Greater Autonomy
88% Smoking ban - In favour
86% Stop climate change
100% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
92% Terrorism laws - For
29% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
7% University education fees - Should be free
100% University Tuition Fees - For
0% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
50% 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 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
94.5% Andy ReedLoughboroughLab
94.3% Paul TruswellPudseyLab
94.1%Ms Debra ShipleyStourbridgeLab
94.1% Julie MorganCardiff NorthLab
94.0%Mr Chris SmithIslington South and FinsburyLab

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