Voting Record — Jim Dobbin MP, Heywood and Middleton (10170)

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 7 Sep 2014 Lab 25 votes out of 673, 3.7% 673 votes out of 1099, 61.2% 0 times
5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Lab 19 votes out of 946, 2.0% 946 votes out of 1288, 73.4% 4 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 44 votes out of 957, 4.6% 957 votes out of 1246, 76.8% 1 time
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Lab 19 votes out of 964, 2.0% 964 votes out of 1273, 75.7% 2 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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HouseDateSubjectJim DobbinLab VoteRôle
Commons15 Jul 2014Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill — Clause 6 — Date of Repeal — Sunset Clause minorityno Rebel
Commons5 Mar 2014Make Same Sex Marriage Available to Armed Forces Personnel Outside the United Kingdom minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Mar 2014Amendments to Acts of Parliament in Light of the Introduction of Same Sex Marriage in Parts of the UK minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Mar 2014Changes to Laws on Consular Marriage Following Introduction of Same Sex Marriages in Parts of the UK minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Mar 2014Registration of Armed Forces Chapels for Same Sex Marriages minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Mar 2014Proceedures for Consenting to Registration of Shared Places of Worship for Same Sex Marriage minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Mar 2014Same Sex Marriage — Enabling Courts to Deal with Divorce or Annulment Proceedings minorityaye Rebel
Commons21 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — Third Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons20 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — New Clause 10 — Civil Partnerships for All Couples minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — New Clause 8 — Domestic protection for persons minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — New Clause 6 — Protection of Beliefs About Marriage minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — New Clause 3 — Conscientious Objection From Registrars to Marrying Same Sex Couples minorityno Rebel
Commons5 Feb 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill (Programme) minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Feb 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons28 Jan 2013Succession to the Crown Bill — New Clause 1 — Remove Requement for Monarch to be Member of the Church of England minorityno Rebel
Commons11 Jul 2012Thursdays minorityaye Rebel
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
Commons7 Sep 2011Health and Social Care Bill 2011 — Independent Abortion Advice minorityno Rebel
Commons28 Jun 2011Finance Bill — New Clause 5 — Transfer of personal allowances between spouses minorityno Rebel
Commons30 Mar 2011Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill — Clause 152 — Director of Public Prosecution's Consent — Universal Jurisdiction Arrest Warrants in Private Prosecutions minorityno Rebel
Commons24 Nov 2010Draft Justification Decision (Generation of Electricity by the AP1000 Nuclear Reactor) Regulations 2010 minorityaye Rebel
Commons24 Nov 2010Draft Justification Decision (Generation of Electricity by the EPR Nuclear Reactor) Regulations 2010 minorityaye Rebel
Commons24 Nov 2010Northern Ireland Assembly (Elections) (Amendment) Order 2010 Majorityno Rebel
Commons24 Nov 2010Local Elections (Northern Ireland) Order 2010 Majorityno Rebel
11 May 2010Stopped being Member, European Scrutiny Committee
11 May 2010Stopped being Member, Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee)
HouseDateSubjectJim DobbinLab VoteRôle
Commons9 Nov 2009Coroners and Justice Bill — Clause 61 — Freedom of Speech — Discussion and Criticism of Sexual Conduct and Orientation minorityaye Rebel
10 Mar 2009Stopped being Member, Communities and Local Government Committee
Commons22 Oct 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill Third Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Clause 68 — Commencement tellayeno Rebel Teller
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Clause 4 — Prohibitions in connection with genetic material not of human origin minorityno Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [Lords] minorityno Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [Lords] minorityno Rebel
Commons6 May 2008Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill — Hatred on the grounds of sexual orientation minorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Jan 2008Protection of freedom of expression (sexual orientation) tellayeno Rebel Teller
7 Nov 2007Became Member, Communities and Local Government Committee
Commons5 Jun 2007Bill Presented — Termination of Pregnancy (Counselling and Miscellaneous Provisions) tellayeno Rebel Teller
Commons19 Mar 2007Equality Act (Sexual Orientation) Regulations minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Mar 2007Trident Replacement — Maintain Nuclear Deterrent Beyond Existing System minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Mar 2007Trident Replacement — Maintain the UK Nuclear Deterrent Beyond the Life of The Existing System minorityno Rebel
Commons14 Mar 2007Point of Order — Contraception and Abortion (Parental Information) tellayeno Rebel Teller
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Support for bicameral Parliament minorityaye Rebel
Commons24 May 2006Education and Inspections Bill — Third Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons24 May 2006Education and Inspections Bill — End selection by ability — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons24 May 2006Education and Inspections Bill — Regulate schools' admissions policies — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons23 May 2006Education and Inspections Bill — Ballot of parents to change from community school to foundation school — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons15 Mar 2006Education and Inspections Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
15 Nov 2005Became Member, Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee)
29 Jun 2005Became Member, European Scrutiny Committee
HouseDateSubjectJim DobbinLab VoteRôle
11 Apr 2005Stopped being Member, European Scrutiny Committee
11 Apr 2005Stopped being Member, Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee)
Commons5 Apr 2005Mental Capacity Bill — Clause 2 — People who lack capacity minorityaye Rebel
Commons27 Jan 2005Railways Bill — Transfer Schemes at End of Franchising Agreements minorityno Rebel
Commons26 Jan 2005Car Mileage Allowance minorityno Rebel
Commons26 Jan 2005Modernisation of the House of Commons minorityno Rebel
Commons26 Jan 2005Modernisation of the House of Commons Majorityno Rebel
Commons14 Dec 2004Mental Capacity Bill — Schedule 3 — Property and affairs: supplementary provisions minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Dec 2004Mental Capacity Bill — Clause 24 — Advance decisions to refuse treatment: general minorityno Rebel
Commons14 Dec 2004Mental Capacity Bill — Clause 4 — Best interests minorityno Rebel
Commons14 Dec 2004Mental Capacity Bill — New Clause 5 — Appointment of independent advocates (No. 2) bothno Rebel
Commons14 Dec 2004Mental Capacity Bill — New Clause 2 — Excluded decisions (No. 2) minorityno Rebel
Commons14 Dec 2004Mental Capacity Bill — New Clause 1 — Excluded decisions minorityno Rebel
Commons9 Nov 2004Civil Partnerships Bill [Lords] — Third Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Nov 2004Members' Allowances minorityno Rebel
Commons3 Nov 2004Members' Allowances Majorityno Rebel
Commons2 Nov 2004Children Bill [Lords] — New Clause 12 — Reasonable punishment minorityno Rebel
Commons2 Nov 2004Children Bill [Lords] — New Clause 12 — Reasonable punishment minorityno Rebel
Commons26 Oct 2004Removal of References to Strangers minorityaye Rebel
Commons12 Oct 2004Civil Partnership Bill [Lords] minorityaye Rebel
28 May 2004Became Member, European Scrutiny Committee
28 May 2004Became Member, Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee)
Commons31 Mar 2004Higher Education Bill — New Clause 5 — Abolition of tuition fees chargeable to qualifying student minorityno Rebel
Commons25 Feb 2004School Admissions (Prohibition of Religious Discrimination) tellnono Teller
Commons27 Jan 2004Higher Education Bill — Second Reading — Increase in University Tuition Fees minorityaye Rebel
Commons19 Nov 2003Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill — Clause 1 — NHS Foundation Trusts minorityaye Rebel
Commons19 Nov 2003Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill — Clause 3 — General Duty of Regulator minorityaye Rebel
Commons19 Nov 2003Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill — Clause 1 — NHS foundation trusts minorityaye Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2003Cannabis — reclassification from class B to class C minorityaye Rebel
Commons8 Jul 2003Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill — NHS Foundation Trusts minorityno Rebel
Commons7 May 2003Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons7 May 2003Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill minorityno Rebel
Commons18 Mar 2003Iraq — Declaration of War minorityaye Rebel
Commons18 Mar 2003Iraq — Case for war not established — rejected minorityno 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
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — House of Lords to be abolished — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Nov 2002Adoption and Children Bill — Suitability Of Adopters minorityaye Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002New Provision for Earlier Sittings on Wednesdays, and for Thursdays and Fridays minorityno Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002Parliamentary Questions minorityno Rebel
Commons16 May 2002Adoption and Children Bill — [2nd Allotted Day] — Applications for adoption minorityaye Rebel
Commons28 Jan 2002City of London (Ward Elections) Bill — New Clause 1 — Exclusion of Crown Bodies minorityaye Rebel
Commons28 Jan 2002City of London (Ward Elections) Bill — New Clause 1 — Exclusion of Crown Bodies minorityaye Rebel
Commons23 Jan 2002Identity Card Majorityaye Rebel
Commons29 Nov 2001Human Reproductive Cloning Bill[Lords] minorityno Rebel
Commons29 Nov 2001Human Reproductive Cloning Bill [Lords] (Allocation of Time) — Miscellaneous 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
HouseDateSubjectJim DobbinLab VoteRôle
Commons19 Dec 2000Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Research Purposes) Regulations minorityaye Rebel
Commons28 Nov 2000Transport Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons28 Nov 2000Transport Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons15 Nov 2000Transport Bill - Transfer schemes made by CAA minorityaye Rebel
Commons15 Nov 2000Genetically Modified Food and Producer Liability (No. 2) minorityaye Rebel
Commons31 Oct 2000Stem Cell Research tellnono Teller
Commons9 May 2000Transport Bill - Parliamentary approval of transfer scheme minorityno Rebel
Commons9 May 2000Transport Bill - Transfer to be to not for profit company minorityno Rebel
Commons9 May 2000Transport Bill - Transfer to be to company owned by Crown minorityno Rebel
Commons3 Apr 2000Child Support, Pensions and Social Security Bill - Annual increase in basic retirement pension 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
Commons9 Nov 1999Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Nov 1999Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill - Incapacity benefit: reduction for pension payments minorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Nov 1999Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill - Incapacity benefit: restriction to recent contributors minorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Nov 1999Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Nov 1999Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Nov 1999Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill - Incapacity benefit: restriction to recent contributors minorityaye Rebel
Commons2 Nov 1999City of London (Ward Elections) Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Dec 1997Social Security Bill - Power to reduce child benefit for lone parents minorityno Rebel
Commons10 Dec 1997Doctor Assisted Dying Bill — Leave to Bring In tellnono Teller

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
64% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
0% Academy Schools - for
87% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
67% Apprenticeships
0% Assisted Dying
88% Asylum System - More strict
100% Ban fox hunting
83% Bankers' Bonus Tax
29% Business and community control of schools: For
30% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
0% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
33% Closed Material Proceedure
23% Coalition Programme for Government - For
100% Control Orders
100% Corporal punishment of children - Against
100% Crossrail - In favour
13% Cull Badgers
50% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
10% Employee Shareholder Status
0% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
100% Energy Prices - More Affordable
19% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
78% European Union - For
20% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
17% Fixed Term Parliaments
0% Foundation hospitals - In favour
100% Fox hunting - Ban
10% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
62% Fully Elected House of Lords
51% Further Devolution to Scotland
45% Further devolution to Wales
61% Gambling - Against permissiveness
7% GP Commissioning in the NHS
26% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
30% Higher taxes on banks
0% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
25% Homosexuality - Equal rights
80% HS2 - In Favour
69% Human Rights and Equality
100% Identity cards - For introduction
70% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
100% Incentivise membership of press regulator
22% Increase Air Passenger Duty
13% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
14% Increase VAT
0% Inheritance Tax
10% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
3% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
89% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
100% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
13% Localise Council Tax Support
39% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
50% Make it easier to trigger a new election for an MP
100% Mansion Tax
52% Mass Retention of Communications Data
6% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
69% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
84% Minumum Wage
93% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
70% More powers for local councils
18% No detention without charge or trial
92% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
91% Nuclear power - For
100% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
83% Pension auto-enrolment - For
0% Police and Crime Commissioners
98% Post office - in favour of Government policy
2% Post office closures - against
100% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
16% Privatise Royal Mail
35% Promote Occupational Pensions
56% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
2% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
100% Rail Fares - Lower
84% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
83% Reduce capital gains tax
17% Reduce central funding for local government
21% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
10% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
8% Reducing the number of MPs - for
15% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
28% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
13% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
13% Register of Lobbyists
88% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
100% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
18% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
6% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
24% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
83% Right to strike
19% Same Sex Marriage - for
12% Schools - Greater Autonomy
0% Sell England's Public Forests
62% Smoking ban - In favour
59% Stop climate change
78% Stronger Military Covenant
52% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
50% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
50% Termination of pregnancy - against
97% Terrorism laws - For
0% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
50% Trade Union Regulation
50% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
50% Transparency of Parliament
0% Trident replacement - In favour
0% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
73% University education fees - Should be free
34% University Tuition Fees - For
35% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
42% Voting age - Reduce to 16
2% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
70% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

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