Voting Record — John Bercow MP, Buckingham (10040)

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

FromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
8 May 2015 still in office Speaker 0 votes out of 0 0 votes out of 37, 0.0% 0 times
6 May 2010 30 Mar 2015 Speaker 0 votes out of 0 0 votes out of 1239, 0.0% 0 times
23 Jun 2009 12 Apr 2010 Speaker 0 votes out of 0 0 votes out of 229, 0.0% 0 times
5 May 2005 22 Jun 2009 Con 49 votes out of 630, 7.8% 630 votes out of 1059, 59.5% 1 time
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Con 19 votes out of 837, 2.3% 837 votes out of 1246, 67.2% 1 time
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Con 9 votes out of 880, 1.0% 880 votes out of 1273, 69.1% 8 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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HouseDateSubjectJohn BercowSPK VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller
HouseDateSubjectJohn BercowSPK VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Chair, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Chair, Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Speaker of the House of Commons,
30 Jun 2010Became Chair, Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority
30 Jun 2010Stopped being Member, Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority
23 Jun 2010Became Member, Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority
18 May 2010Became Chair, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission
6 May 2010Stopped being Chair, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission
6 May 2010Stopped being Chair, Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority
6 May 2010Stopped being Chair, Members Estimate Committee
HouseDateSubjectJohn BercowSPK VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller
28 Oct 2009Became Chair, Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority
HouseDateSubjectJohn BercowCon VoteRôle
22 Jun 2009Became Chair, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission
22 Jun 2009Stopped being Member, Panel of Chairs
22 Jun 2009Became Chair, Members Estimate Committee
22 Jun 2009Stopped being Member, International Development Committee
22 Jun 2009Stopped being Member, Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee)
22 Jun 2009Stopped being Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee)
22 Jun 2009Became Speaker of the House of Commons,
Commons19 May 2009Commission for the Compact — New Clause 25 — Paying for sexual services of a prostitute known to be trafficked or coerced: England and Wales Majorityaye Rebel
Commons13 May 2009Deferred Division — Equality Bill (Carry-over) Majorityno Rebel
Commons11 May 2009Work and Pensions — Equality Bill (Programme) Majorityno Rebel
Commons11 May 2009Work and Pensions — Equality Bill Majorityaye Rebel
Commons30 Apr 2009MPs' financial interests — Full and complete registration Majorityno Rebel
Commons1 Apr 2009Deferred Divisions — Adjournment (May Day) Majorityno Rebel
Commons24 Mar 2009Pension Credit and Personal Expense Allowance (Duty of Consultation and Review) — New Clause 11 — Guidance on offences that involve hatred on grounds of sexual orientation Majorityaye Rebel
Commons13 Mar 2009Prayers — Statutory Redundancy Pay (Amendment) Bill Majorityno Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill Third Reading Majorityno Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Clause 68 — Commencement Majorityaye Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Clause 4 — Prohibitions in connection with genetic material not of human origin Majorityaye Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [Lords] Majorityaye Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [Lords] Majorityaye Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Change abortion limit from 24 weeks to 22 weeks — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Prospects for life of handicapped child must be given before abortion — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Change abortion limit from 24 weeks to 20 weeks — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Fertility treatment requires male role model — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Fertility treatment requires father and mother — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Sibling compatibility only regenerative tissue — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Testing for sibling tissue compatibility Majorityaye Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Testing for gender-related illness Majorityaye Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Animal DNA may be inserted into an embryo Majorityaye Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Cannot use gametes or pronuclei — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Human-animal hybrid licenses Majorityaye Rebel
Commons12 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Second Reading Majorityno Rebel
Commons7 May 2008Delegated Legislation — Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons6 May 2008Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill: Blasphemy Majorityno Rebel
Commons6 May 2008Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill — Hatred on the grounds of sexual orientation Majorityno Rebel
10 Mar 2008Became Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee)
Commons22 Feb 2008Temporary and Agency Workers (Equal Treatment) Bill: Second Reading Majorityno Rebel
Commons22 Feb 2008Temporary and Agency Workers (Equal Treatment) Bill: proceed to Second Reading Majorityno Rebel
Commons9 Jan 2008Protection of freedom of expression (sexual orientation) Majorityaye Rebel
Commons25 Oct 2007Modernisation of the House of Commons — Handheld email devices Majorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Jun 2007Bill Presented — Termination of Pregnancy (Counselling and Miscellaneous Provisions) Majorityaye Rebel
Commons19 Mar 2007Equality Act (Sexual Orientation) Regulations Majorityno Rebel
Commons14 Mar 2007Point of Order — Contraception and Abortion (Parental Information) Majorityaye Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Remove Hereditary Places Majorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Remove Hereditary Places once Reform has taken place — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 7 (100 per Cent. Elected) Majorityno Rebel
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
Commons31 Oct 2006Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs — Termination of Pregnancy Majorityaye Rebel
Commons17 May 2006Deferred Division — Conventions (Joint Committee) minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Feb 2006Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — as amended Majorityno Rebel
Commons14 Feb 2006Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — private clubs Majorityno Rebel
Commons14 Feb 2006Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — consideration Majorityno Rebel
Commons29 Nov 2005Representation of the People (Reduction of Voting Age) minorityno Rebel
Commons21 Nov 2005Equality Bill [Lords] (Programme) Majorityno Rebel
14 Nov 2005Became Member, Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee)
Commons26 Oct 2005Terrorism Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons13 Jul 2005Liaison Committee tellayeaye Teller
12 Jul 2005Stopped being Member, Procedure Committee
24 May 2005Became Member, Panel of Chairs
5 May 2005Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for International Development,
HouseDateSubjectJohn BercowCon VoteRôle
Commons7 Feb 2005Serious Organised Crime and Police Bill — Abolish the offense of Blasphemy — rejected tellayeno Rebel Teller
Commons20 Dec 2004Identity Cards Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Dec 2004Mental Capacity Bill — Schedule 3 — Property and affairs: supplementary provisions Majorityno Rebel
Commons14 Dec 2004Mental Capacity Bill — Clause 24 — Advance decisions to refuse treatment: general Majorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Dec 2004Mental Capacity Bill — New Clause 5 — Appointment of independent advocates (No. 2) Majorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Nov 2004Categories of civil partners other than same sex couples Majorityaye Rebel
8 Nov 2004Became Member, Procedure Committee
8 Nov 2004Became Member, International Development Committee
Commons26 Oct 2004Removal of References to Strangers Majorityno Rebel
Commons11 Oct 2004Mental Capacity Bill Majorityno Rebel
Commons25 May 2004Gender Recognition Bill [Lords] — Successful applications: married couples Majorityno Rebel
Commons25 May 2004Gender Recognition Bill [Lords] — Religion Majorityaye Rebel
5 Jan 2004Stopped being Member, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions Committee
17 Nov 2003Stopped being Member, Home Affairs Committee
17 Nov 2003Stopped being Member, Draft Mental Incapacity Bill (Joint Committee)
7 Nov 2003Became Shadow Secretary of State for International Development,
3 Nov 2003Became Member, Home Affairs Committee
10 Jul 2003Became Member, Draft Mental Incapacity Bill (Joint Committee)
Commons10 Mar 2003Local Government Bill — Maintain prohibition on promotion of homosexuality (Section 28) Majorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Mar 2003Local Government Bill — [2nd Allotted Day] — New Clause 11 — Repeal of Section 2A of Local Government Act 1986 Majorityaye 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
16 Dec 2002Became Member, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions Committee
1 Dec 2002Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Work and Pensions),
Commons4 Nov 2002Adoption and Children Bill — Suitability Of Adopters Majorityno Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002New Provision for Earlier Sittings on Wednesdays, and for Thursdays and Fridays Majorityno Rebel
23 Jul 2002Stopped being Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury,
2 Jan 2002Became Shadow Spokesperson (Work and Pensions),
Commons29 Nov 2001Human Reproductive Cloning Bill[Lords] Majorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Jul 2001Parliamentary Pensions Majorityno Rebel
11 Jun 2001Became Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury,
HouseDateSubjectJohn BercowCon VoteRôle
Commons22 Mar 2001Election of a Speaker — Election of Speaker by secret ballot minorityno Rebel
Commons1 Mar 2001House of Commons (Removal of Clergy Disqualification) Bill - Short title, commencement and extent Majorityno Rebel
Commons1 Mar 2001House of Commons (Removal of Clergy Disqualification) Bill - Removal of disqualification of clergy Majorityaye Rebel
1 Jan 2001Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Home Affairs),
Commons19 Dec 2000Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Research Purposes) Regulations Majorityno Rebel
Commons13 Dec 2000Deferred Divisions - Fisheries: Total Allowable Catches and Quotas 2001 bothno Rebel
Commons31 Oct 2000Stem Cell Research minorityno Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker Majorityaye Rebel
Commons28 Feb 2000Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill Majorityno Rebel
Commons10 Feb 2000Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill Majorityno Rebel
1 Jan 2000Became Shadow Spokesperson (Home Affairs),
1 Jan 2000Stopped being Shadow Minister (Education),
Commons13 Jul 1999Broadcasting (Religious Programming) tellayeaye Teller
5 Jul 1999Stopped being Member, Trade & Industry Committee
Commons8 Jun 1999Animal Welfare (Prohibition of Imports) tellnoaye Rebel Teller
Commons1 Mar 1999Delegated Legislation - Court of Auditors Report tellnono Teller
Commons1 Mar 1999Delegated Legislation - Local Government Finance tellnono Teller
Commons10 Feb 1999Poverty and Social Exclusion (National Strategy) tellnono Teller
1 Jan 1999Became Shadow Minister (Education),
Commons16 Dec 1998Modernisation of the House tellnono Teller
Commons16 Dec 1998Modernisation of the House tellayeaye Teller
22 Jun 1998Stopped being Member, Welsh Affairs Committee
15 Jun 1998Became Member, Trade & Industry Committee
Commons8 Jun 1998Delegated Legislation - Contracting Out tellnono Teller
14 Jul 1997Became Member, Welsh Affairs 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
9% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
50% Abusive Tax Avoidance Should be Illegal
50% Academy Schools - for
50% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
14% Ban fox hunting
50% Bankers' Bonus Tax
72% Business and community control of schools: For
50% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
100% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
50% Closed Material Proceedure
50% Coalition Programme for Government - For
13% Control Orders
0% Corporal punishment of children - Against
50% Crossrail - In favour
50% Cull Badgers
75% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
50% Employee Shareholder Status
50% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
50% Energy Prices - More Affordable
50% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
35% European Union - For
50% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
50% Fixed Term Parliaments
10% Foundation hospitals - In favour
14% Fox hunting - Ban
79% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
89% Fully Elected House of Lords
50% Further Devolution to Scotland
50% Further devolution to Wales
58% Gambling - Against permissiveness
50% GP Commissioning in the NHS
50% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
100% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
64% Homosexuality - Equal rights
50% Human Rights and Equality
4% Identity cards - For introduction
50% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
50% Increase Air Passenger Duty
50% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
55% Increase VAT
98% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
75% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
50% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
50% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
50% Localise Council Tax Support
50% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
50% Mansion Tax
38% Mass Retention of Communications Data
50% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
50% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
50% More powers for local councils
50% No detention without charge or trial
50% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
50% Nuclear power - For
38% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
50% Pension auto-enrolment - For
50% Police and Crime Commissioners
1% Post office - in favour of Government policy
99% Post office closures - against
50% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
69% Privatise Royal Mail
47% Promote Occupational Pensions
50% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
46% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
50% Rail Fares - Lower
84% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
50% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
50% Reduce spending power of local government
50% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
50% Reducing the number of MPs - for
50% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
51% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
50% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
50% Register of Lobbyists
36% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
50% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
50% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
50% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
50% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
42% Right to strike
50% Same Sex Marriage - for
63% Schools - Greater Autonomy
50% Sell England's Public Forests
53% Smoking ban - In favour
57% Stop climate change
50% Stronger Military Covenant
50% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
0% Termination of pregnancy - against
17% Terrorism laws - For
100% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
0% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
58% Transparency of Parliament
75% Trident replacement - In favour
50% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
93% University education fees - Should be free
21% University Tuition Fees - For
71% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
98% Voting age - Reduce to 16
2% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
50% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

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