Voting Record — Iain Wright MP, Hartlepool (11362)

Iain Wright is currently Member, National Policy Statement on draft Airports Committee, Chair, Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee, Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee), Chair, Education, Skills and the Economy Sub-Committee, Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) and Member, Liaison Committee (Commons)

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

FromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
8 May 2015 still in office Lab 3 votes out of 338, 0.9% 338 votes out of 459, 73.6% 0 times
6 May 2010 30 Mar 2015 Lab 0 votes out of 899, 0.0% 899 votes out of 1239, 72.6% 0 times
5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Lab 8 votes out of 1115, 0.7% 1115 votes out of 1288, 86.6% 0 times
30 Sep 2004 11 Apr 2005 Lab 1 vote out of 186, 0.5% 186 votes out of 242, 76.9% 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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HouseDateSubjectIain WrightLab VoteRôle
20 Feb 2017Became Member, National Policy Statement on draft Airports Committee
17 Oct 2016Stopped being Chair, Business, Innovation and Skills Committee
17 Oct 2016Became Chair, Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee
Commons20 Apr 2016Printing Acts of Parliament on Vellum Majorityno Rebel
Commons24 Feb 2016Timetable for Consideration of Public Spending Estimates Majorityno Rebel
10 Feb 2016Became Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee)
1 Dec 2015Became Chair, Education, Skills and the Economy Sub-Committee
30 Nov 2015Became Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee)
18 Sep 2015Stopped being Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills),
Commons11 Sep 2015Assisted Dying Bill — Second Reading minorityno Rebel
10 Sep 2015Became Member, Liaison Committee (Commons)
18 Jun 2015Became Chair, Business, Innovation and Skills Committee
HouseDateSubjectIain WrightLab VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Member, Finance and Services Committee
7 Oct 2011Became Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills),
7 Oct 2011Stopped being Shadow Minister (Education),
8 Oct 2010Became Shadow Minister (Education),
8 Oct 2010Stopped being Shadow Minister (14-19 Reform and Apprenticeships),
26 Jul 2010Became Member, Finance and Services Committee
12 May 2010Became Shadow Minister (14-19 Reform and Apprenticeships),
6 May 2010Stopped being Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Children, Schools and Families) (14-19 Reform and Appr,
HouseDateSubjectIain WrightLab VoteRôle
9 Jun 2009Became Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Children, Schools and Families) (14-19 Reform and Appr,
9 Jun 2009Stopped being Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Communities and Local Government),
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
Commons12 Nov 2008Modernisation of the House of Commons (Standing Orders) Majorityno Rebel
1 Jul 2008Stopped being Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Change abortion limit from 24 weeks to 22 weeks — rejected minorityno Rebel
6 Nov 2007Stopped being Member, Public Accounts Committee
29 Jun 2007Became Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Communities and Local Government),
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 6 (80 per Cent. Elected) Majorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 5 (60 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 4 (50 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
15 Jan 2007Became Member, Public Accounts Committee
7 Dec 2006Became Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee
6 Sep 2006Stopped being PPS (Rt Hon Rosie Winterton, Minister of State), Department of Health
27 Jun 2006Became PPS (Rt Hon Rosie Winterton, Minister of State), Department of Health
27 Jun 2006Stopped being PPS (Ms Rosie Winterton, Minister of State), Department of Health
10 Nov 2005Became PPS (Ms Rosie Winterton, Minister of State), Department of Health
12 Jul 2005Stopped being Member, Public Administration Committee
HouseDateSubjectIain WrightLab VoteRôle
19 Jan 2005Became Member, Public Administration Committee
Commons14 Oct 2004EU Justice and Home Affairs 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
15% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
0% Academy Schools - for
50% Action to prevent domestic violence
92% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
28% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
100% Assisted Dying
44% Asylum System - More strict
0% Balance the Budget Without Borrowing
85% Bankers' Bonus Tax
75% Business and community control of schools: For
20% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
0% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
16% Closed Material Proceedure
22% Coalition Programme for Government - For
100% Control Orders
100% Crossrail - In favour
0% Cull Badgers
100% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
100% Do more to help refugees inclding children
0% Employee Shareholder Status
15% Encourage and incentivise saving
0% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
100% Energy Prices - More Affordable
0% English Votes on English Laws etc.
16% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
71% European Union - For
4% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
0% Extend Right to Buy to Housing Associations
40% Fixed Term Parliaments
29% For the UK to Remain a Member of the EU
100% Fully Elected House of Lords
52% Further Devolution to Scotland
56% Further devolution to Wales
57% Gambling - Against permissiveness
0% GP Commissioning in the NHS
24% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
30% Higher taxes on banks
0% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
86% Homosexuality - Equal rights
92% HS2 - In Favour
82% Human Rights and Equality
100% Identity cards - For introduction
67% In Favour of Mass Surveillance
80% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
100% Incentivise membership of press regulator
22% Increase Air Passenger Duty
4% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
13% Increase VAT
67% Inheritance Tax
4% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
89% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
100% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
0% Localise Council Tax Support
35% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
0% Make High Earners Pay Market Rent for Council Home
50% Make it easier to trigger a new election for an MP
88% Mansion Tax
89% Mass Retention of Communications Data
53% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
0% Merge Police and Fire under Police & Crime Cmmr
33% Military Action against Daesh / ISIL
85% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
84% Minumum Wage
100% More funds for social care
97% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
72% More powers for local councils
31% No detention without charge or trial
86% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
98% Nuclear power - For
100% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
83% Pension auto-enrolment - For
0% Phase out of Tenancies for Life
16% Police and Crime Commissioners
100% Post office - in favour of Government policy
0% Post office closures - against
100% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
16% Privatise Royal Mail
31% Promote Occupational Pensions
53% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
1% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
99% Public Ownership of Railways
100% Rail Fares - Lower
50% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
21% Reduce capital gains tax
0% Reduce central funding for local government
5% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
8% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
6% Reducing the number of MPs - for
16% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
46% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
17% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
29% Register of Lobbyists
50% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
99% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
17% Replace Higher Education Grants with Loans
88% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
9% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
11% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
100% Retain funds from council house sales locally
0% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
80% Right for EU Citizens in the UK to Stay
50% Right to strike
90% Same Sex Marriage - for
15% Schools - Greater Autonomy
0% Sell England's Public Forests
64% Smoking ban - In favour
99% State control of bus services
75% Stop climate change
94% Stronger Military Covenant
44% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
100% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
20% Termination of pregnancy - against
100% Terrorism laws - For
0% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
0% Tougher on illegal immigration
2% Trade Union Regulation
54% Transparency of Parliament
79% Trident replacement - In favour
0% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
0% University Tuition Fees - For
59% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
83% Voting age - Reduce to 16
42% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
100% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

Possible Friends (more...)

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