Voting Record — Joe Benton MP, Bootle (10039)

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 still in office Lab 13 votes out of 587, 2.2% 587 votes out of 1116, 52.6% 0 times
5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Lab 28 votes out of 936, 3.0% 936 votes out of 1288, 72.7% 0 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 18 votes out of 924, 1.9% 924 votes out of 1246, 74.2% 3 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Lab 6 votes out of 953, 0.6% 953 votes out of 1273, 74.9% 7 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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HouseDateSubjectJoe BentonLab VoteRôle
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 — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons7 Sep 2011Health and Social Care Bill 2011 — Independent Abortion Advice minorityno Rebel
11 May 2010Stopped being a member of the Chairmen's Panel Committee
HouseDateSubjectJoe BentonLab VoteRôle
Commons9 Nov 2009Coroners and Justice Bill — Clause 61 — Freedom of Speech — Discussion and Criticism of Sexual Conduct and Orientation minorityaye Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill Third Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Clause 68 — Commencement minorityno Rebel
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
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Change abortion limit from 24 weeks to 22 weeks — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Prospects for life of handicapped child must be given before abortion — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Change abortion limit from 24 weeks to 20 weeks — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Change abortion limit from 24 weeks to 16 weeks — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Change abortion limit from 24 weeks to 12 weeks — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Fertility treatment requires male role model — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Fertility treatment requires father and mother — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Sibling compatibility only regenerative tissue — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Testing for sibling tissue compatibility minorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Animal DNA may be inserted into an embryo minorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Cannot use gametes or pronuclei — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Human-animal hybrid licenses minorityno Rebel
Commons12 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Jan 2008Protection of freedom of expression (sexual orientation) minorityno Rebel
Commons5 Jun 2007Bill Presented — Termination of Pregnancy (Counselling and Miscellaneous Provisions) minorityno Rebel
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 — Case not yet proven — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons14 Mar 2007Point of Order — Contraception and Abortion (Parental Information) minorityno Rebel
Commons14 Mar 2006Animal Welfare Bill — New Clause "8" — Docking of dogs' tails — Working dogs Majorityaye Rebel
Commons31 Jan 2006Racial and Religious Hatred Bill Majorityaye Rebel
Commons31 Jan 2006Racial and Religious Hatred Bill Majorityaye Rebel
1 Nov 2005Became a member of the Chairmen's Panel Committee
HouseDateSubjectMr Joe BentonLab VoteRôle
11 Apr 2005Stopped being a member of the Chairmen's Panel Committee
Commons5 Apr 2005Mental Capacity Bill — Clause 2 — People who lack capacity 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 — New Clause 2 — Excluded decisions (No. 2) minorityno Rebel
Commons14 Dec 2004Mental Capacity Bill — New Clause 1 — Excluded decisions minorityno Rebel
28 May 2004Became a member of the Chairmen's Panel Committee
Commons30 Oct 2003Pay for Chairmen of Select Committees — PAY FOR CHAIRMEN OF SELECT COMMITTEES (No. 2) minorityaye Rebel
Commons30 Oct 2003Pay for Chairmen of Select Committees minorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Jun 2003Mersey Tunnels Bill (By Order) — Schedule 1 — Amendment of the 1980 Act: Levying, Revision and Application of Tolls tellnono Teller
Commons10 Jun 2003Mersey Tunnels Bill (By Order) — Schedule 1 — Amendment of the 1980 Act: Levying, Revision and Application of Tolls tellayeaye Teller
Commons18 Mar 2003Iraq — Case for war not established — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons10 Mar 2003Local Government Bill — Repeal of prohibition on promotion of homosexuality (Section 28) minorityno Rebel
Commons10 Mar 2003Local Government Bill — [2nd Allotted Day] — New Clause 11 — Repeal of Section 2A of Local Government Act 1986 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 Nov 2002Adoption and Children Bill — Suitability Of Adopters minorityaye Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2002Mersey Tunnels Bill tellayeaye Teller
Commons20 May 2002Adoption and Children Bill — [3rd Allotted Day] — Clause 131 — General interpretation, etc. minorityno Rebel
Commons16 May 2002Adoption and Children Bill — [2nd Allotted Day] — Applications for adoption minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 May 2002Modernisation of the House of Commons — SELECT COMMITTEES (No. 1) Majorityaye Rebel
HouseDateSubjectMr Joe BentonLab VoteRôle
Commons19 Dec 2000Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Research Purposes) Regulations minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Jul 2000Local Government Bill [Lords] - Prohibition on promotion of homosexuality: bullying minorityno Rebel
Commons10 Feb 2000Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons28 Jan 2000Medical Treatment (Prevention of Euthanasia) Bill tellayeaye Teller
Commons1 Mar 1999Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill - Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Feb 1999Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill — Reduction in age at which certain sexual acts are lawful minorityaye Rebel
Commons25 Jan 1999Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons13 Mar 1998Wild Mammals (Hunting with Dogs) Bill - Hunting beginning in the Republic of Ireland tellayeaye Teller
Commons13 Mar 1998Wild Mammals (Hunting with Dogs) Bill - Gun Packs tellnono Teller
Commons13 Mar 1998Wild Mammals (Hunting with Dogs) Bill - Mink tellnono Teller
Commons13 Mar 1998Wild Mammals (Hunting with Dogs) Bill tellnono Teller
Commons13 Mar 1998Wild Mammals (Hunting with Dogs) Bill - Power to amend tellayeaye Teller
Commons28 Nov 1997Wild Mammals (Hunting with Dogs) Bill tellayeaye 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
96% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
6% Abusive Tax Avoidance Should be Illegal
8% Academy Schools - for
75% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
86% Ban fox hunting
74% Bankers' Bonus Tax
80% Business and community control of schools: For
50% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
0% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
33% Closed Material Proceedure
23% Coalition Programme for Government - For
99% Control Orders
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
50% Crossrail - In favour
13% Cull Badgers
50% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
30% Employee Shareholder Status
0% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
100% Energy Prices - More Affordable
0% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
76% European Union - For
6% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
38% Fixed Term Parliaments
70% Foundation hospitals - In favour
86% Fox hunting - Ban
12% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
71% Fully Elected House of Lords
50% Further Devolution to Scotland
45% Further devolution to Wales
57% Gambling - Against permissiveness
21% GP Commissioning in the NHS
27% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
0% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
16% Homosexuality - Equal rights
13% Human Rights and Equality
100% Identity cards - For introduction
60% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
33% Increase Air Passenger Duty
57% Increase Taxes on Companies Investing in Assets
9% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
33% Increase VAT
30% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
1% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
83% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
86% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
0% Localise Council Tax Support
27% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
100% Mansion Tax
95% Mass Retention of Communications Data
99% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
86% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
63% More powers for local councils
27% No detention without charge or trial
92% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
100% Nuclear power - For
100% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
83% Pension auto-enrolment - For
16% 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
53% Promote Occupational Pensions
56% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
1% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
100% Rail Fares - Lower
50% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
23% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
0% Reduce spending power of local government
23% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
8% Reducing the number of MPs - for
1% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
33% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
8% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
17% Register of Lobbyists
88% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
100% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
0% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
36% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
0% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
42% Right to strike
24% Same Sex Marriage - for
26% Schools - Greater Autonomy
0% Sell England's Public Forests
73% Smoking ban - In favour
56% Stop climate change
78% Stronger Military Covenant
100% Termination of pregnancy - against
96% Terrorism laws - For
0% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
50% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
58% Transparency of Parliament
0% Trident replacement - In favour
0% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
7% University education fees - Should be free
57% University Tuition Fees - For
38% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
42% Voting age - Reduce to 16
0% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
70% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

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