Voting Record — Mr John McWilliam MP, Blaydon (10404)

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

FromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 16 votes out of 867, 1.8% 867 votes out of 1246, 69.6% 0 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Lab 8 votes out of 841, 1.0% 841 votes out of 1273, 66.1% 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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HouseDateSubjectMr John McWilliamLab VoteRôle
11 Apr 2005Stopped being Chairman, Selection Committee
11 Apr 2005Stopped being Member, Liaison Committee
11 Apr 2005Stopped being Member, Environmental Audit Committee
11 Apr 2005Stopped being Member, Chairmen's Panel Committee
Commons26 Jan 2005Car Mileage Allowance minorityno Rebel
Commons26 Jan 2005Modernisation of the House of Commons minorityno Rebel
Commons26 Jan 2005Modernisation of the House of Commons Majorityno Rebel
Commons3 Nov 2004Members' Allowances Majorityno Rebel
20 Jul 2004Became Member, Environmental Audit Committee
28 May 2004Became Chairman, Selection Committee
28 May 2004Became Member, Liaison Committee
28 May 2004Became Member, Chairmen's Panel Committee
Commons12 Nov 2003Constitution for Europe (Referendum) minorityno Rebel
Commons30 Jun 2003Hunting Bill — New Clause 14 — Registration in Respect of Hunting of Mink minorityaye Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — House of Lords to be abolished — rejected minorityno 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
Commons23 Oct 2002Mersey Tunnels Bill minorityaye Rebel
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 2002Payment for Chairmen Majorityaye Rebel
Commons14 May 2002Modernisation of the House of Commons minorityno Rebel
Commons6 Feb 2002Education Bill — No requirements of attendance at a place of religious worship — rejected minorityno Rebel
HouseDateSubjectMr John McWilliamLab VoteRôle
Commons13 Mar 2001Procedure (Remediation of Contaminated Land) - Finance Bill tellnono Teller
Commons7 Nov 2000Programming of Bills - I. Programme orders: supplementary provisions minorityaye Rebel
Commons7 Nov 2000Programming of Bills - I. Programme orders: supplementary provisions Majorityaye Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno Rebel
Commons5 Apr 2000Freedom of Information Bill — Exception from duty to comply with decision notice or enforcement notice minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Apr 2000Freedom of Information Bill — Formulation of government policy minorityno Rebel
Commons5 Apr 2000Freedom of Information Bill — Investigations and proceedings conducted by public authorities minorityno Rebel
Commons24 Feb 1999City of London (Ward Elections) Bill (By Order) minorityaye Rebel
Commons22 Jun 1998Crime and Disorder Bill [Lords] 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
50% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
50% Assisted Dying
99% Asylum System - More strict
95% Ban fox hunting
100% Business and community control of schools: For
70% Control Orders
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
50% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
100% Foundation hospitals - In favour
95% Fox hunting - Ban
40% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
0% Fully Elected House of Lords
0% Gambling - Against permissiveness
61% Homosexuality - Equal rights
100% Identity cards - For introduction
97% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
38% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
100% Minumum Wage
2% No detention without charge or trial
100% Nuclear power - For
99% Post office - in favour of Government policy
1% Post office closures - against
100% Promote Occupational Pensions
0% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
16% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
68% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
0% Same Sex Marriage - for
33% Schools - Greater Autonomy
42% Smoking ban - In favour
14% Stop climate change
50% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
84% Terrorism laws - For
29% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
7% University education fees - Should be free
98% University Tuition Fees - For
90% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
0% Voting age - Reduce to 16
50% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary

Possible Friends (more...)

Shows which MPs voted most similarly to this one in the 2001-2005, 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
95.3%Mr Raymond PowellOgmoreLab
95.1% Liam ByrneBirmingham, Hodge HillLab
93.8% Iain WrightHartlepoolLab
93.2% Christine RussellCity of ChesterLab
93.1% Robert JacksonWantagewhilst Lab

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