Voting Record — John Cummings MP, Easington (10144)

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 36 votes out of 1056, 3.4% 1056 votes out of 1288, 82.0% 0 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 21 votes out of 836, 2.5% 836 votes out of 1246, 67.1% 0 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Lab 7 votes out of 911, 0.8% 911 votes out of 1273, 71.6% 0 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 CummingsLab VoteRôle
11 May 2010Stopped being Member, Communities and Local Government Committee
11 May 2010Stopped being Member, Chairmen's Panel Committee
Commons8 Jul 2009Care Homes (Domestic Pets) — Clause 20 — Bingo duty minorityno Rebel
Commons17 Mar 2009Food Labelling Regulations (Amendment) — Clause 2 — Work-related activity: income support claimants and partners of claimants minorityno Rebel
Commons17 Mar 2009Food Labelling Regulations (Amendment) — Clause 1 — Schemes for assisting persons to obtain employment: "work for your benefit" schemes etc. minorityno Rebel
Commons12 Nov 2008Business of the House — Regional Accountability Majorityno Rebel
Commons4 Nov 2008Orders of the Day — New Clause 2 — Employer's duties in relation to industrial action ballots minorityno 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
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' salaries — £650 catch-up payment — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' salaries — Increases capped to 2.3% — rejected 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
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Testing for sibling tissue compatibility minorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Testing for gender-related illness 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
Commons19 Mar 2008Post Office Closures — Suspend for issues to be re-assessed — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons5 Mar 2008Lisbon Treaty — Referendum (No. 2) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons5 Mar 2008Lisbon Treaty — Referendum — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons21 Jan 2008Lisbon Treaty — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Jan 2008Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill — Preventing prison officers from taking industrial action minorityaye Rebel
Commons17 Jul 2007Orders of the Day — Pensions Bill — After Clause 18 minorityno Rebel
Commons5 Jun 2007Bill Presented — Termination of Pregnancy (Counselling and Miscellaneous Provisions) minorityno Rebel
Commons14 Mar 2007Trident Replacement — Maintain the UK Nuclear Deterrent Beyond the Life of The Existing System minorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Support for bicameral Parliament minorityaye Rebel
28 Jun 2006Stopped being Member, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions Committee
28 Jun 2006Became Member, Communities and Local Government Committee
Commons23 May 2006Education and Inspections Bill — Ballot of parents to change from community school to foundation school — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons14 Mar 2006Animal Welfare Bill — New Clause "8" — Docking of dogs' tails — Working dogs Majorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Feb 2006Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — as amended minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Feb 2006Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — private clubs minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Feb 2006Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — consideration minorityaye Rebel
1 Nov 2005Became Member, Chairmen's Panel Committee
14 Jul 2005Became Member, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions Committee
HouseDateSubjectJohn CummingsLab VoteRôle
11 Apr 2005Stopped being Member, Urban Affairs Sub-committee Committee
11 Apr 2005Stopped being Member, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions Committee
11 Apr 2005Stopped being Member, Chairmen's Panel Committee
Commons5 Apr 2005Mental Capacity Bill — Clause 2 — People who lack capacity minorityno Rebel
Commons28 Feb 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Amendment to Clause 1 — Power to make control orders minorityno Rebel
Commons7 Feb 2005Serious Organized Crime and Police Bill -- Authorisation for demonstrations in a designated area minorityaye Rebel
Commons7 Feb 2005Serious Organized Crime and Police Bill -- Demonstrating without authorisation in a designated area minorityaye Rebel
Commons26 Jan 2005Car Mileage Allowance minorityno Rebel
Commons26 Jan 2005Modernisation of the House of Commons Majorityno 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 Member, Urban Affairs Sub-committee Committee
28 May 2004Became Member, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions Committee
28 May 2004Became Member, Chairmen's Panel Committee
Commons14 Apr 2003Smoking (Restaurants) Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Nov 2002Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — Asylum seekers can be placed in accommodation centres even if there is no local school pace for dependent children minorityaye Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002New Provision for Earlier Sittings on Wednesdays, and for Thursdays and Fridays minorityaye Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002New Provision for Earlier Sittings on Wednesdays, and for Thursdays and Fridays minorityno Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002Modernisation of the House of Commons minorityaye Rebel
Commons13 Jun 2002Enterprise Bill — [1st Allotted Day] — Clause 21 — Duty to make references in relation to completed mergers minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2002Adoption and Children Bill — [3rd Allotted Day] — Clause 131 — General interpretation, etc. 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
Commons15 Apr 2002City of London (Ward Elections) Bill — Schedule 3 — Repeals 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
HouseDateSubjectJohn CummingsLab VoteRôle
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno Rebel
Commons2 Nov 1999City of London (Ward Elections) Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons20 May 1999Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill - Incapacity benefit: restriction to recent contributors minorityno Rebel
Commons24 Feb 1999City of London (Ward Elections) Bill (By Order) minorityaye Rebel
Commons16 Feb 1999House of Lords Bill minorityno 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
75% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
50% Assisted Dying
97% Asylum System - More strict
100% Ban fox hunting
44% Business and community control of schools: For
0% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
85% Control Orders
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
100% Crossrail - In favour
50% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
84% European Union - For
90% Foundation hospitals - In favour
100% Fox hunting - Ban
12% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
43% Fully Elected House of Lords
8% Gambling - Against permissiveness
100% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
0% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
78% Homosexuality - Equal rights
95% Identity cards - For introduction
50% Increase VAT
97% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
3% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
100% Mass Retention of Communications Data
100% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
100% Minumum Wage
0% No detention without charge or trial
100% Nuclear power - For
100% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
100% Pension auto-enrolment - For
91% Post office - in favour of Government policy
9% Post office closures - against
0% Privatise Royal Mail
100% Promote Occupational Pensions
50% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
83% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
16% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
67% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
85% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
100% Right to strike
0% Same Sex Marriage - for
27% Schools - Greater Autonomy
14% Smoking ban - In favour
61% Stop climate change
0% Stronger Military Covenant
50% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
100% Termination of pregnancy - against
93% Terrorism laws - For
33% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
0% Trade Union Regulation
8% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
54% Transparency of Parliament
25% Trident replacement - In favour
7% University education fees - Should be free
99% University Tuition Fees - For
90% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
83% 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
98.9% John PrescottKingston upon Hull EastLab
98.5% Denis MurphyWansbeckLab
97.8% John ReidAirdrie and ShottsLab
97.6% Siobhain McDonaghMitcham and MordenLab
97.5% Phil WoolasOldham East and SaddleworthLab

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