Voting Record — Ian Mearns MP, Gateshead (24919)

Ian Mearns is currently Member, Liaison Committee (Commons), Member, Education Committee and Chair, Backbench Business Committee

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

FromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
9 Jun 2017 still in office Lab 0 votes out of 66, 0.0% 66 votes out of 73, 90.4% 0 times
8 May 2015 3 May 2017 Lab 1 vote out of 325, 0.3% 325 votes out of 467, 69.6% 0 times
6 May 2010 30 Mar 2015 Lab 4 votes out of 918, 0.4% 918 votes out of 1239, 74.1% 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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HouseDateSubjectIan MearnsLab VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller
6 Nov 2017Became Member, Liaison Committee (Commons)
11 Sep 2017Became Member, Education Committee
12 Jul 2017Became Chair, Backbench Business Committee
HouseDateSubjectIan MearnsLab VoteRôle
3 May 2017Stopped being Member, Liaison Committee (Commons)
3 May 2017Stopped being Member, Education, Skills and the Economy Sub-Committee
3 May 2017Stopped being Member, Education Committee
3 May 2017Stopped being Chair, Backbench Business Committee
Commons8 Feb 2017Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (CETA) Between the European Union and Canada minorityaye Rebel
24 May 2016Became Chair, Backbench Business Committee
12 May 2016Stopped being Chair, Backbench Business Committee
25 Nov 2015Became Member, Education, Skills and the Economy Sub-Committee
10 Sep 2015Became Member, Liaison Committee (Commons)
7 Jul 2015Stopped being Member, High Speed Rail (London - West Midlands) Bill (Commons) Committee
6 Jul 2015Became Member, Education Committee
Commons18 Jun 2015European Union Referendum Bill — Clause 2 — Entitlement of EU Citizens to Vote in Referendum on the UK's Membership of the EU bothno Rebel
18 Jun 2015Became Chair, Backbench Business Committee
HouseDateSubjectIan MearnsLab VoteRôle
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Member, Education Committee
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Member, Backbench Business Committee
Commons22 Oct 2014Reappointment of Ian Kennedy as Chair of Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority minorityaye Rebel
30 Jun 2014Became Member, Backbench Business Committee
14 May 2014Stopped being Member, Backbench Business Committee
29 Apr 2014Became Member, High Speed Rail (London - West Midlands) Bill (Commons) Committee
10 Jun 2013Became Member, Backbench Business Committee
25 Apr 2013Stopped being Member, Backbench Business Committee
Commons11 Jul 2012Sitting Times of the House of Commons on Tuesdays minorityaye Rebel
Commons11 Jul 2012House of Commons Sitting Start Time on Tuesdays minorityno Rebel
12 Jun 2012Became Member, Backbench Business Committee
1 May 2012Stopped being Member, Backbench Business Committee
Commons19 Oct 2011House of Commons Recess Dates — Winter 2011-12 Majorityno Rebel
Commons22 Jun 2011Ban on Smoking in Private Vehicles tellayeaye Teller
Commons25 Jan 2011European Union Bill — Clause 6 — Referendum on Emergency Financial Assistance for EU Member States bothaye Rebel
8 Nov 2010Became Member, Backbench Business Committee
12 Jul 2010Became Member, Education Committee

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
50% 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
69% Apprenticeships
50% Assisted Dying
16% Asylum System - More strict
0% Balance the Budget Without Borrowing
85% Bankers' Bonus Tax
50% Brexit veto for Scotland, Wales and NI
0% Business and community control of schools: For
0% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
16% Closed Material Proceedure
20% Coalition Programme for Government - For
25% Cull Badgers
50% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
58% 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.
11% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
63% European Union - For
8% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
3% Extend Right to Buy to Housing Associations
29% Fixed Term Parliaments
60% For the UK to Remain a Member of the EU
99% Fully Elected House of Lords
61% Further devolution to Scotland
69% Further devolution to Wales
84% Gambling - Against permissiveness
0% GP Commissioning in the NHS
100% Higher Pay for Public Sector Workers
14% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
41% Higher taxes on banks
25% Higher taxes on sugary drinks
87% Homosexuality - Equal rights
50% HS2 - In Favour
82% Human Rights and Equality
67% In Favour of Mass Surveillance
80% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
100% Incentivise membership of press regulator
22% Increase Air Passenger Duty
6% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
14% Increase VAT
67% Inheritance Tax
50% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
100% 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
10% Make High Earners Pay Market Rent for Council Home
52% Make it easier to trigger a new election for an MP
100% Mansion Tax
60% Mass Retention of Communications Data
45% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
100% Member trustees on pension boards
0% Merge Police and Fire under Police & Crime Cmmr
33% Military Action against Daesh / ISIL
74% Minumum Wage
100% More Emergency Service Workers
100% More funds for social care
97% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
73% More powers for local councils
50% No detention without charge or trial
86% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
100% Nuclear power - For
0% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
0% Pension auto-enrolment - For
20% Phase out of Tenancies for Life
0% Police and Crime Commissioners
100% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
0% Privatise Royal Mail
0% Promote Occupational Pensions
38% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
100% Public Ownership of Railways
100% Rail Fares - Lower
14% Reduce capital gains tax
8% Reduce central funding for local government
7% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
8% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
4% Reducing the number of MPs - for
1% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
57% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
21% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
29% Register of Lobbyists
63% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
99% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
0% Replace Higher Education Grants with Loans
88% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
0% 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
78% Right for EU Citizens in the UK to Stay
100% Right to strike
71% Same Sex Marriage - for
0% Schools - Greater Autonomy
0% Sell England's Public Forests
100% Smoking ban - In favour
99% State control of bus services
78% Stop climate change
83% Stronger Military Covenant
44% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
100% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
50% Terrorism laws - For
0% Tougher on illegal immigration
0% Trade Union Regulation
50% Trident replacement - In favour
0% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
0% University Tuition Fees - For
48% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
90% Voting age - Reduce to 16
100% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

Possible Friends (more...)

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