Voting Record — John Leech MP, Manchester, Withington (11707)

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 LDem 47 votes out of 734, 6.4% 734 votes out of 1093, 67.2% 2 times
5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 LDem 4 votes out of 913, 0.4% 913 votes out of 1288, 70.9% 3 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 LeechLDem VoteRôle
Commons9 Jul 2014Draft Civil Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (Amendment of Schedule 1) Order 2014 — Residence Test for Legal Aid Eligibility minorityaye Rebel
Commons30 Jan 2014Immigration Bill — Third Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons30 Jan 2014Immigration Bill — Clause 11 — Restrict Right to Appeal Immigration Decisions to the First-tier Tribunal minorityno Rebel
Commons30 Jan 2014Immigration Bill — New Clauses 12 and 18 — Fees — Power to Deprive Naturalised Citizen of Citizenship Even If That Would Leave Them Stateless minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Jan 2014Offender Rehabilitation Bill — New Clause 1 — Probation Service Reform: Parliamentary Approval minorityno Rebel
Commons7 Jan 2014Mesothelioma Bill — Clause 4 — Diffuse Mesothelioma Payment Scheme to Be At Least 80% of Average Civil Compensation Payments minorityno Rebel
Commons11 Nov 2013Offender Rehabilitation Bill — Decline Second Reading minorityno Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2013Immigration Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons4 Jun 2013Energy Bill — Clause 1 — Requirement to Set a Decarbonisation Target Range minorityno Rebel
Commons16 Apr 2013Defamation Bill — Recognised Arbitration Services for Defamation Cases — Incentives minorityaye Rebel
Commons19 Mar 2013Jobseekers (Back to Work Schemes) Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons21 Jan 2013Welfare Benefits Up-rating Bill — Third Reading — Capping Increase of Specified Benefits at 1% minorityaye Rebel
Commons8 Jan 2013Welfare Benefits Up-rating Bill — Second Reading — Capping Increase of Specified Benefits at 1% minorityaye Rebel
Commons24 Oct 2012Draft Housing Benefit (Amendment) Regulations 2012 — Under Occupation Critera — Local Housing Allowance Rates 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
Commons27 Jun 2012Electoral Registration and Administration Bill — New Clause 4 — Voters in queue outside polling station at poll closing time minorityno Rebel
Commons24 Apr 2012Labelling of Halal and Kosher Meat Majorityaye Rebel
Commons17 Apr 2012Legal Aid, Sentencing & Punishment of Offenders Bill — Exception in Industrial Disease Cases From Ban on Costs Awards Covering No Win No Fee Success Fees and Insurance Premiums minorityaye Rebel
Commons17 Apr 2012Legal Aid, Sentencing & Punishment of Offenders Bill — Lords amendments — Exceptions in respiratory (industrial disease or illness) cases minorityaye Rebel
Commons17 Apr 2012Legal Aid, Sentencing & Punishment of Offenders Bill — Legal Aid for children minorityaye Rebel
Commons17 Apr 2012Legal Aid, Sentencing & Punishment of Offenders Bill — Preserving Face-to-Face Initial Legal Aid Advice minorityaye Rebel
Commons17 Apr 2012Legal Aid, Sentencing & Punishment of Offenders Bill — Ensure Individuals Have Access to Legal Services They Need minorityaye Rebel
Commons13 Mar 2012Health and Social Care Bill minorityno Rebel
Commons21 Feb 2012Welfare Reform Bill — Clause 11 — Housing costs — Exemptions from Benefit Reductions Due to Excess Bedrooms minorityaye Rebel
Commons1 Feb 2012Welfare Reform Bill — Clause 131 — Exemption from Child Maintenance and Enforcement Commission Fees minorityaye Rebel
Commons1 Feb 2012Welfare Reform Bill — Clause 11 — Housing costs minorityaye Rebel
Commons1 Feb 2012Welfare Reform Bill — Clause 51 — Employment and Support Allowance for Those With Cancer minorityaye Rebel
Commons1 Feb 2012Welfare Reform Bill — Clause 51 — Period of Entitlement to Contributory Employment and Support Allowance minorityaye Rebel
Commons1 Feb 2012Welfare Reform Bill — Clause 51 — Employment and Support Allowance for Those Ill or Disabled Since Their Youth minorityaye Rebel
Commons30 Nov 2011Regulation of Hairdressers — Fines for Hairdressing Commercially Without a Licence Majorityaye Rebel
Commons2 Nov 2011Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill — Third Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons2 Nov 2011Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill — Clause 12 — Legal Aid for Those in Custody minorityno Rebel
Commons31 Oct 2011Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill — Schedule 1 — Legal Aid in Clinical Negligence Cases minorityno Rebel
Commons31 Oct 2011Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill — Definition of Domestic Abuse Used In Relation to Eligibility for Civil Legal Aid bothno Rebel
Commons14 Sep 2011Energy Bill — Clause 42 — Bring Forward Date Landlords of Private Rented Homes Must Follow Domestic Energy Efficiency Regulations minorityno Rebel
Commons14 Sep 2011Energy Bill — Clause 42 — Energy Efficiency Requirement for Landlords of Private Rental Properties tellayeno Rebel Teller
Commons15 Jun 2011Welfare Reform Bill — Third Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons19 Jan 2011Opposition Day — Education Maintenance Allowance minorityno Rebel
Commons15 Dec 2010Draft Mutilations (Permitted Procedures) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2010 — Permitting Beak Trimming of Laying Hens minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Dec 2010Superannuation Bill — Clause 3 — Time Limit on Renewal of Cap on Compensation for Civil Service Leavers minorityno Rebel
Commons9 Dec 2010University Tuition Fee Cap — Set Basic Limit at £6,000 Per Year minorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Dec 2010University Tuition Fee Cap — Raise Upper Limit to £9,000 Per Year minorityaye 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
Commons13 Oct 2010Superannuation Bill — Third Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons26 Jul 2010Academies Bill — Referendum of Parents If Governor Objects to Application for Academy Status -rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons14 Jul 2010Terrorism Act 2006 (Disapplication of Section 25) Order 2010 tellnoaye Rebel Teller
11 May 2010Stopped being a member of the Transport Committee
11 May 2010Stopped being Shadow Transport Minister,
HouseDateSubjectJohn LeechLDem VoteRôle
Commons7 Apr 2010Digital Economy Bill — Third Reading tellnono Teller
Commons7 Apr 2010Digital Economy Bill – delay creation of clause 18 – website blocking tellnono Teller
Commons1 Dec 2009Foreign and Commonwealth Office — Business without Debate — Census tellayeaye Teller
Commons2 Mar 2009Political Parties and Elections Bill — £50,000 cap on donations — rejected bothaye Rebel
8 Jan 2009Stopped being Shadow Minister, Transport
8 Jan 2009Became Shadow Transport Minister,
Commons4 Nov 2008Orders of the Day — New Clause 2 — Employer's duties in relation to industrial action ballots minorityno Rebel
21 Jul 2008Became Shadow Minister, Transport
21 Jul 2008Stopped being Shadow Minister, Transport
6 Mar 2008Became Shadow Minister, Transport
6 Mar 2008Stopped being Shadow Minister, Transport
Commons26 Jun 2007Deferred Divisions — Off-Road Vehicles (Registration) Bill [Money] Majorityno Rebel
Commons9 Oct 2006New Clause 6 — Immediate Suspension and Revocation of Drivers' Licences — New Clause 1 — Driving with Illegal Drugs bothunknown Unknown
21 Mar 2006Became Shadow Minister, Transport
Commons14 Mar 2006Animal Welfare Bill — Clause 29 — Imprisonment or Fine minorityno Rebel
Commons14 Mar 2006Animal Welfare Bill — New Clause "8" — Docking of dogs' tails — Working dogs minorityno Rebel
14 Jul 2005Became a member of the Transport 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
0% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
100% Abusive Tax Avoidance Should be Illegal
100% Academy Schools - for
0% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
28% Bankers' Bonus Tax
19% Business and community control of schools: For
60% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
98% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
75% Closed Material Proceedure
78% Coalition Programme for Government - For
3% Control Orders
50% Crossrail - In favour
50% Cull Badgers
50% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
100% Employee Shareholder Status
25% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
8% Energy Prices - More Affordable
82% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
71% European Union - For
45% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
94% Fixed Term Parliaments
90% Fully Elected House of Lords
9% Further Devolution to Scotland
25% Further devolution to Wales
28% Gambling - Against permissiveness
79% GP Commissioning in the NHS
75% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
100% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
92% Homosexuality - Equal rights
81% Human Rights and Equality
0% Identity cards - For introduction
60% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
100% Increase Air Passenger Duty
40% Increase Taxes on Companies Investing in Assets
97% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
93% Increase VAT
100% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
28% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
29% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
88% Localise Council Tax Support
54% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
38% Mansion Tax
84% Mass Retention of Communications Data
16% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
64% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
34% More powers for local councils
100% No detention without charge or trial
0% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
0% Nuclear power - For
1% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
100% Pension auto-enrolment - For
92% Police and Crime Commissioners
0% Post office - in favour of Government policy
100% Post office closures - against
0% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
53% Privatise Royal Mail
100% Promote Occupational Pensions
38% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
0% Rail Fares - Lower
48% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
83% Reduce spending power of local government
90% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
50% Reducing the number of MPs - for
84% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
26% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
96% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
38% Register of Lobbyists
100% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
0% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
68% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
28% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
87% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
42% Right to strike
88% Same Sex Marriage - for
74% Schools - Greater Autonomy
100% Sell England's Public Forests
100% Smoking ban - In favour
58% Stop climate change
6% Stronger Military Covenant
0% Termination of pregnancy - against
4% Terrorism laws - For
67% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
58% Transparency of Parliament
0% Trident replacement - In favour
0% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
1% University Tuition Fees - For
71% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
100% Voting age - Reduce to 16
50% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
70% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

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