Voting Record — Hugo Swire MP, East Devon (11265)

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 still in office Con 2 votes out of 638, 0.3% 638 votes out of 1146, 55.7% 0 times
5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Con 17 votes out of 797, 2.1% 797 votes out of 1288, 61.9% 0 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Con 10 votes out of 864, 1.2% 864 votes out of 1246, 69.3% 50 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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HouseDateSubjectHugo SwireCon VoteRôle
Commons5 Feb 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — Second Reading Majorityno Rebel
Commons9 Sep 2011Legislation (Territorial Extent) Bill — Third Reading — Impact of Bills on Each Part of the United Kingdom Majorityaye Rebel
11 May 2010Stopped being Chairman, Advisory Committee on Works of Art
HouseDateSubjectHugo SwireCon VoteRôle
Commons16 Mar 2009Industry and Exports (Financial Support) Bill — Use of the Chamber (United Kingdom Youth Parliament) minorityaye Rebel
Commons16 Mar 2009Industry and Exports (Financial Support) Bill — Use of the Chamber (United Kingdom Youth Parliament) minorityno Rebel
Commons16 Mar 2009Industry and Exports (Financial Support) Bill — Use of the Chamber (United Kingdom Youth Parliament) minorityaye Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [Lords] Majorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' allowances — External audits and no more furniture — rejected Majorityno Rebel
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' salaries — £650 catch-up payment — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Jun 2008Counter Terrorism Bill — Lord Chief Justice to appoint "special coroners" — rejected bothaye Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Change abortion limit from 24 weeks to 20 weeks — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Testing for sibling tissue compatibility Majorityaye Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Testing for gender-related illness Majorityaye Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Animal DNA may be inserted into an embryo Majorityaye Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Human-animal hybrid licenses Majorityaye Rebel
6 Jul 2007Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media & Sport, Culture, Media & Sport
Commons5 Jun 2007Bill Presented — Termination of Pregnancy (Counselling and Miscellaneous Provisions) Majorityaye Rebel
Commons19 Mar 2007Equality Act (Sexual Orientation) Regulations Majorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons1 Nov 2006Legislative Process (Notice for Amendments in Public Bill Committee) Majorityno Rebel
16 Dec 2005Stopped being Shadow Minister (the Arts), The Family & Culture, Media & Sport
16 Dec 2005Became Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media & Sport, Culture, Media & Sport
1 Nov 2005Became Chairman, Advisory Committee on Works of Art
Commons13 Jul 2005Committees — Administration Committee — Pay for Chairmen of Select Committees minorityaye Rebel
Commons13 Jul 2005Committees — Administration Committee — Pay for Chairmen of Standing Committees minorityaye Rebel
20 May 2005Became Shadow Minister (the Arts), The Family & Culture, Media & Sport
20 May 2005Stopped being Shadow Minister (the Arts), Home Affairs
HouseDateSubjectMr Hugo SwireCon VoteRôle
11 Apr 2005Stopped being a member of the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee
11 Apr 2005Stopped being a member of the Advisory Committee on Works of Art
Commons26 Jan 2005Modernisation of the House of Commons minorityaye Rebel
10 Jan 2005Became a member of the Advisory Committee on Works of Art
10 Jan 2005Stopped being a member of the Advisory Committee of Works of Art
18 Nov 2004Stopped being Assistant Chief Whip, Whips
18 Nov 2004Became Shadow Minister (the Arts), Home Affairs
Commons17 Nov 2004Civil Contingencies Bill — Clause 34 — Commencement tellnono Teller
Commons17 Nov 2004Civil Contingencies Bill (Programme) (No. 2) tellnono Teller
Commons11 Nov 2004Family Doctor Services tellnono Teller
Commons11 Nov 2004Family Doctor Services tellayeaye Teller
Commons28 Oct 2004School Transport Bill (Carry-Over) tellnono Teller
Commons28 Oct 2004School Transport Bill (Programme) tellnono Teller
Commons28 Oct 2004School Transport Bill tellnono Teller
Commons27 Oct 2004New Clause 10 — Victims of persons subject to hospital order with restriction order: representations — Clause 22 — Procedure for determining fitness to plead: England and Wales tellayeno Rebel Teller
Commons27 Oct 2004New Clause 10 — Victims of persons subject to hospital order with restriction order: representations — Clause 17 — Application by prosecution for certain counts to be tried without a jury tellayeaye Teller
Commons27 Oct 2004New Clause 10 — Victims of persons subject to hospital order with restriction order: representations — Clause 16 — Higher fixed penalty for repeated road traffic offences tellayeaye Teller
Commons14 Oct 2004EU Justice and Home Affairs tellnono Teller
Commons14 Oct 2004EU Justice and Home Affairs tellayeaye Teller
Commons13 Oct 2004Pensions and Welfare Reform tellnono Teller
Commons13 Oct 2004Pensions and Welfare Reform tellayeaye Teller
Commons15 Sep 2004Hunting Bill (Procedure) tellayeaye Teller
Commons15 Sep 2004Hunting Bill (Procedure) tellnono Teller
Commons13 Sep 2004Children Bill [Lords] (Programme) tellnono Teller
Commons15 Jul 2004Traffic Management Bill tellnono Teller
Commons15 Jul 2004Traffic Management Bill (Programme) (No. 2) tellnono Teller
Commons15 Jul 2004Traffic Management Bill [Ways and Means] [No.2] tellnono Teller
Commons6 Jul 2004Finance Bill — [1st Allotted Day] — New Clause 7 — Application of sections 298 to 301 tellayeaye Teller
28 May 2004Became a member of the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee
28 May 2004Became a member of the Advisory Committee of Works of Art
Commons17 May 2004Local Government Finance tellnono Teller
Commons13 May 2004Child Trust Funds Bill (Programme) (No. 3) tellnono Teller
Commons12 May 2004Age-Related Payments Bill (Programme) tellnono Teller
10 May 2004Became Assistant Chief Whip, Whips
Commons6 May 2004Armed Forces (Pensions and Compensation) Bill — Schedule 3 — Repeals tellnono Teller
Commons6 May 2004Armed Forces (Pensions and Compensation) Bill — New Clause 7 — Widow's Pensions for Life tellayeaye Teller
Commons6 May 2004Armed Forces (Pensions and Compensation) Bill — New Clause 3 — Burden of Proof tellayeaye Teller
Commons4 May 2004Scottish Parliament (Constituencies) Bill — [Sir Alan Haselhurst in the Chair] — Clause 1 — Constituencies and Regions tellayeaye Teller
Commons29 Apr 2004Animal and Plant Diseases tellayeaye Teller
Commons29 Apr 2004Planning and Compulsory Purchase Bill — New Clause — Application of Part 1 tellnono Teller
Commons29 Apr 2004Planning and Compulsory Purchase Bill — New Clause — Application of Part 1 tellnono Teller
Commons26 Apr 2004Justice (Northern Ireland) Bill [Lords] — Schedule 3 — Court Security tellnono Teller
Commons31 Mar 2004Higher Education Bill — Third Reading tellnono Teller
Commons25 Mar 2004Employment Relations Bill (Programme) (No. 3) tellnono Teller
Commons23 Mar 2004Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation — 36. Construction industry scheme tellnono Teller
Commons10 Mar 2004Justice (Northern Ireland) Bill [Lords] (Programme) tellnono Teller
Commons26 Feb 2004Employment Relations Bill [Money] tellnono Teller
Commons24 Feb 2004Pension Scheme Wind-ups tellayeaye Teller
Commons11 Feb 2004Regional Assemblies tellnono Teller
Commons13 Jan 2004Iraq — National Audit Office Report on Operation Telic tellayeaye Teller
Commons7 Jan 2004Care Homes tellayeaye Teller
Commons4 Dec 2003The Economy tellayeaye Teller
Commons3 Dec 2003Public Services, Health and Education tellayeaye Teller
Commons20 Nov 2003Sittings of the House tellnono Teller
Commons19 Nov 2003Criminal Justice Bill — Clause 41 — Application by Defendant for Trial to be Conducted without Jury tellnono Teller
Commons19 Nov 2003Criminal Justice Bill — Clause 41 — Application by Defendant for Trial to be Conducted without Jury tellnono Teller
Commons9 Jul 2003Hunting Bill — New Clause 1 — Compensation tellnono Teller
Commons9 Jul 2003Hunting Bill — New Clause 1 — Compensation tellayeaye Teller
Commons30 Jun 2003Hunting Bill — New Clause 14 — Registration in Respect of Hunting of Mink tellayeno Rebel Teller
Commons30 Jun 2003Hunting Bill — New Clause 11 — Registration in Respect of Hunting of Foxes tellnono Teller
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 Majorityno Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002New Provision for Earlier Sittings on Wednesdays, and for Thursdays and Fridays Majorityno Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002New Provision for Earlier Sittings on Wednesdays, and for Thursdays and Fridays Majorityaye Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002Modernisation of the House of Commons 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
40% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
63% Abusive Tax Avoidance Should be Illegal
100% Academy Schools - for
30% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
5% Ban fox hunting
22% Bankers' Bonus Tax
87% Business and community control of schools: For
100% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
100% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
100% Closed Material Proceedure
80% Coalition Programme for Government - For
3% Control Orders
50% Crossrail - In favour
75% Cull Badgers
100% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
80% Employee Shareholder Status
100% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
23% Energy Prices - More Affordable
88% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
39% European Union - For
63% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
71% Fixed Term Parliaments
10% Foundation hospitals - In favour
5% Fox hunting - Ban
46% Fully Elected House of Lords
22% Further Devolution to Scotland
34% Further devolution to Wales
59% Gambling - Against permissiveness
79% GP Commissioning in the NHS
62% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
100% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
57% Homosexuality - Equal rights
61% Human Rights and Equality
11% Identity cards - For introduction
40% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
78% Increase Air Passenger Duty
51% Increase Taxes on Companies Investing in Assets
75% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
86% Increase VAT
99% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
90% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
11% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
14% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
75% Localise Council Tax Support
62% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
25% Mansion Tax
50% Mass Retention of Communications Data
1% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
14% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
34% More powers for local councils
35% No detention without charge or trial
0% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
50% Nuclear power - For
4% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
58% Pension auto-enrolment - For
68% Police and Crime Commissioners
2% Post office - in favour of Government policy
98% Post office closures - against
0% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
69% Privatise Royal Mail
78% Promote Occupational Pensions
13% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
54% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
38% Rail Fares - Lower
50% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
78% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
100% Reduce spending power of local government
77% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
92% Reducing the number of MPs - for
100% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
40% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
100% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
62% Register of Lobbyists
50% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
0% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
91% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
79% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
88% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
42% Right to strike
88% Same Sex Marriage - for
91% Schools - Greater Autonomy
100% Sell England's Public Forests
38% Smoking ban - In favour
56% Stop climate change
38% Stronger Military Covenant
26% Termination of pregnancy - against
17% Terrorism laws - For
100% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
50% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
46% Transparency of Parliament
100% Trident replacement - In favour
100% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
93% University education fees - Should be free
44% University Tuition Fees - For
84% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
0% Voting age - Reduce to 16
17% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
0% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

Possible Friends (more...)

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