Voting Record — James Purnell MP, Stalybridge and Hyde (11176)

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 7 votes out of 979, 0.7% 979 votes out of 1288, 76.0% 0 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 7 votes out of 931, 0.8% 931 votes out of 1246, 74.7% 29 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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HouseDateSubjectJames PurnellLab VoteRôle
Commons9 Feb 2010Constitutional Reform and Governance Bill — Amendment to New Clause 88 — Referendum on voting systems minorityno Rebel
10 Jun 2009Stopped being Secretary of State, Department for Work and Pensions
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' allowances — External audits and no more furniture — rejected minorityaye Rebel
24 Jan 2008Became Secretary of State, Department for Work and Pensions
24 Jan 2008Stopped being Secretary of State, Department for Culture, Media & Sport
28 Jun 2007Stopped being Minister of State (Pensions Reform), Department for Work and Pensions
28 Jun 2007Became Secretary of State, Department for Culture, Media & Sport
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
Commons2 Mar 2007Orders of the Day — Off-Road Vehicles (Registration) Bill minorityaye Rebel
6 Jun 2006Became Minister of State (Pensions Reform), Department for Work and Pensions
6 Jun 2006Stopped being Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions
8 May 2006Became Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions
8 May 2006Stopped being Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Media and Tourism), Department for Culture, Media & Sport
Commons14 Mar 2006Animal Welfare Bill — New Clause "8" — Docking of dogs' tails — Working dogs Majorityaye Rebel
23 May 2005Became Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Media and Tourism), Department for Culture, Media & Sport
23 May 2005Stopped being Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Culture, Media & Sport
11 May 2005Stopped being Assistant Whip, HM Treasury
11 May 2005Became Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Culture, Media & Sport
HouseDateSubjectJames PurnellLab VoteRôle
11 Apr 2005Stopped being PPS (Rt Hon Ruth Kelly, Secretary of State), Cabinet Office
10 Apr 2005Stopped being PPS (Rt Hon Ruth Kelly, Secretary of State), Department for Education and Skills
10 Apr 2005Became PPS (Rt Hon Ruth Kelly, Secretary of State), Cabinet Office
Commons6 Apr 2005Railways Bill — Clause 13 — Railway Functions of Passenger Transport Executives tellayeaye Teller
Commons16 Mar 2005Constitutional Reform Bill [Lords] tellayeaye Teller
Commons10 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Insisted Amendment — Privy Council Review tellayeaye Teller
Commons10 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Insisted Amendment — Courts and Conrol Orders tellayeaye Teller
Commons9 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Programme — Lords' Amendments tellayeaye Teller
Commons1 Mar 2005Constitutional Reform Bill [Lords] — [3rd Allotted Day] — New Clause 9 — Disqualification from holding further ministerial office tellnono Teller
Commons1 Mar 2005Constitutional Reform Bill [Lords] — [3rd Allotted Day] — Clause 14 — Lord Chancellor's Oath tellnono Teller
Commons28 Feb 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Amendment to Clause 1 — Power to make control orders tellnono Teller
Commons23 Feb 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Programme — Committee of the whole House tellayeaye Teller
Commons23 Feb 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Second Reading tellayeaye Teller
Commons23 Feb 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Second Reading — Amendment tellnono Teller
Commons10 Feb 2005Identity Cards Bill — Clause 5 — Applications Relating to Entries in Register tellnono Teller
Commons10 Feb 2005Identity Cards Bill — Clause 25 — Reports by Commissioner tellnono Teller
Commons7 Feb 2005Serious Organised Crime and Police Bill — [1st Allotted Day] — New Clause 6 — Interception of communications tellnono Teller
Commons7 Feb 2005Serious Organised Crime and Police Bill — Abolish the offense of Blasphemy — rejected tellnono Teller
Commons7 Feb 2005Serious Organised Crime and Police Bill — New Clause 3 — Racial and religious hatred tellnono Teller
Commons3 Feb 2005Child Benefit Bill — New Clause 1 — Regulations made by the Treasury: qualifying courses tellnono Teller
Commons1 Feb 2005Constitutional Reform Bill — Clause 20 — The Location of the Supreme Court tellnono Teller
Commons31 Jan 2005Constitutional Reform Bill — Clause 1 — The rule of law tellnono Teller
Commons27 Jan 2005Railways Bill — Transfer Schemes at End of Franchising Agreements tellnono Teller
Commons27 Jan 2005Railways Bill — New Clause 5 — Rail Efficiency Report tellnono Teller
Commons26 Jan 2005Modernisation of the House of Commons tellnono Teller
Commons25 Jan 2005Food Supplements Directive tellayeaye Teller
Commons25 Jan 2005Food Supplements Directive tellnono Teller
Commons24 Jan 2005Gambling Bill — Clause 58 — Age limit for Category D gaming machines tellnono Teller
Commons13 Jan 2005Consumer Credit Bill (Programme) tellayeaye Teller
Commons20 Dec 2004Identity Cards Bill (Programme) tellayeaye Teller
Commons20 Dec 2004Identity Cards Bill tellayeaye Teller
Commons20 Dec 2004Identity Cards Bill — Second Reading tellnono Teller
17 Dec 2004Became Assistant Whip, HM Treasury
16 Dec 2004Became PPS (Rt Hon Ruth Kelly, Secretary of State), Department for Education and Skills
16 Dec 2004Stopped being PPS (Ms Ruth Kelly, Minister of State), Cabinet Office
Commons18 Nov 2004Hunting Bill minorityno Rebel
2 Nov 2004Stopped being PPS (Ms Ruth Kelly, Financial Secretary), HM Treasury
2 Nov 2004Became PPS (Ms Ruth Kelly, Minister of State), Cabinet Office
13 May 2004Became PPS (Ms Ruth Kelly, Financial Secretary), HM Treasury
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002Parliamentary Questions minorityno Rebel
Commons14 May 2002Liaison Committee: Power to Take Evidence minorityno Rebel
Commons14 May 2002Payment for Chairmen Majorityno Rebel
Commons14 May 2002Payment for Chairmen Majorityaye Rebel
Commons14 May 2002Modernisation of the House of Commons — SELECT COMMITTEES (No. 1) Majorityaye 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
6% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
100% Asylum System - More strict
84% Ban fox hunting
94% Business and community control of schools: For
0% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
100% Control Orders
100% Crossrail - In favour
100% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
99% European Union - For
100% Foundation hospitals - In favour
84% Fox hunting - Ban
79% Fully Elected House of Lords
16% Gambling - Against permissiveness
50% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
0% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
85% Homosexuality - Equal rights
100% Identity cards - For introduction
0% Increase VAT
97% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
3% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
100% Mass Retention of Communications Data
99% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
1% No detention without charge or trial
94% Nuclear power - For
100% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
50% Pension auto-enrolment - For
99% Post office - in favour of Government policy
1% Post office closures - against
0% Privatise Royal Mail
58% Promote Occupational Pensions
92% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
1% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
15% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
0% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
75% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
0% Right to strike
0% Same Sex Marriage - for
58% Schools - Greater Autonomy
82% Smoking ban - In favour
65% Stop climate change
0% Stronger Military Covenant
100% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
0% Termination of pregnancy - against
97% Terrorism laws - For
0% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
100% Trade Union Regulation
29% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
61% Transparency of Parliament
100% Trident replacement - In favour
7% University education fees - Should be free
100% University Tuition Fees - For
90% 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
100.0% Gordon BrownKirkcaldy and CowdenbeathLab
98.0% Stephen HesfordWirral WestLab
97.6% David MarshallGlasgow EastLab
97.5% Jim DevineLivingstonLab
97.3% Anne McGuireStirlingLab

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