Voting Record — Jim Knight MP, South Dorset (11027)

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

ConstituencyFromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
House of Lords 23 Jun 2010 still in office Lab 3 votes out of 455, 0.7% 455 votes out of 670, 67.9% 0 times
South Dorset 5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Lab 4 votes out of 1020, 0.4% 1020 votes out of 1288, 79.2% 0 times
South Dorset 7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 5 votes out of 982, 0.5% 982 votes out of 1246, 78.8% 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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HouseDateSubjectLord Knight of WeymouthLab VoteRôle
Lords27 Feb 2017European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 1 — Membership of the European Single Market minorityno Rebel
18 Jul 2014Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs),
Lords29 Oct 2013Care Bill [HL] — Third Reading Majorityaye Rebel
Lords26 Mar 2012Scotland Bill — Report (1st Day) Majorityaye Rebel
17 Oct 2011Became Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs),
5 Sep 2011Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Work and Pensions),
8 Oct 2010Became Shadow Spokesperson (Work and Pensions),
11 May 2010Stopped being Minister of State (the South West), Regional Affairs
11 May 2010Stopped being Minister of State (the South West), Department for Work and Pensions
6 May 2010Stopped being The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions,
6 May 2010Stopped being Minister of State (Regional Affairs) (South West),
HouseDateSubjectJim KnightLab VoteRôle
10 Jun 2009Became Minister of State (the South West), Regional Affairs
10 Jun 2009Became Minister of State (the South West), Department for Work and Pensions
10 Jun 2009Stopped being Minister of State (Schools and Learners), Department for Children, Schools and Families
9 Jun 2009Became The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions,
9 Jun 2009Became Minister of State (Regional Affairs) (South West),
9 Jun 2009Stopped being Minister of State (Department for Children, Schools and Families) (Schools and Learners),
13 Jul 2007Became Minister of State (Schools and Learners), Department for Children, Schools and Families
13 Jul 2007Stopped being Minister of State, Department for Children, Schools and Families
29 Jun 2007Became Minister of State (Department for Children, Schools and Families) (Schools and Learners),
28 Jun 2007Stopped being Minister of State (Schools and 14-19 Learners), Department for Education and Skills
28 Jun 2007Became Minister of State, Department for Children, Schools and Families
28 Jun 2007Stopped being Minister of State (Education and Skills) (Schools and 14-19 Learners),
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
3 Aug 2006Became Minister of State (Schools and 14-19 Learners), Department for Education and Skills
3 Aug 2006Stopped being Minister of State (Schools), Department for Education and Skills
6 Jun 2006Became Minister of State (Schools), Department for Education and Skills
6 Jun 2006Stopped being Minister of State, Department for Education and Skills
8 May 2006Stopped being Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Rural Affairs, Landscape and Biodiversity), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
8 May 2006Became Minister of State, Department for Education and Skills
5 May 2006Became Minister of State (Education and Skills) (Schools and 14-19 Learners),
5 May 2006Stopped being Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (Rural Affairs, L,
Commons14 Mar 2006Animal Welfare Bill — New Clause "8" — Docking of dogs' tails — Working dogs Majorityaye Rebel
17 Jun 2005Became Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Rural Affairs, Landscape and Biodiversity), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
17 Jun 2005Stopped being Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
11 May 2005Became Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
10 May 2005Became Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (Rural Affairs, L,
HouseDateSubjectJim KnightLab VoteRôle
11 Apr 2005Stopped being PPS (Team PPS), Department of Health
10 Apr 2005Became PPS (Team PPS), Department of Health
10 Apr 2005Stopped being PPS (Ms Rosie Winterton, Minister of State), Department of Health
13 May 2004Became PPS (Ms Rosie Winterton, Minister of State), Department of Health
20 Oct 2003Stopped being Member, Defence Committee
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
Commons31 Jan 2003Company Directors' Performance and Compensation Bill tellayeunknown Unknown Teller
Commons23 Jan 2002Identity Card Majorityaye Rebel
16 Jul 2001Became Member, Defence Committee
Commons5 Jul 2001Members' Allowances, Insurance &c. — Members' Pay (Money Resolution) minorityaye Rebel

Policy Comparisons

This chart shows the percentage agreement between this person and each of the policies in the database, according to their voting record.

AgreementPolicy
6% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
99% Asylum System - More strict
100% 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
16% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
91% European Union - For
100% Foundation hospitals - In favour
100% Fox hunting - Ban
100% Fully Elected House of Lords
8% Gambling - Against permissiveness
100% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
0% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
83% Homosexuality - Equal rights
96% Identity cards - For introduction
0% Increase VAT
98% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
3% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
100% Mass Retention of Communications Data
100% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
1% No detention without charge or trial
100% Nuclear power - For
97% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
100% Pension auto-enrolment - For
99% Post office - in favour of Government policy
1% Post office closures - against
0% Privatise Royal Mail
100% Promote Occupational Pensions
50% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
2% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
5% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
2% Reducing the number of MPs - for
0% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
0% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
75% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
50% Right to strike
0% Same Sex Marriage - for
58% Schools - Greater Autonomy
99% 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
100% Terrorism laws - For
0% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
50% Trade Union Regulation
8% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
58% Transparency of Parliament
100% Trident replacement - In favour
0% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
7% University education fees - Should be free
62% University Tuition Fees - For
99% 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% Tony BlairSedgefieldLab
100.0% Gordon BrownKirkcaldy and CowdenbeathLab
99.3% David LammyTottenhamLab
98.8% Kim HowellsPontypriddLab
98.8% Bill RammellHarlowLab

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