Voting Record — John Smith MP, Vale of Glamorgan (10550)

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 10 votes out of 549, 1.8% 549 votes out of 1288, 42.6% 0 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 3 votes out of 740, 0.4% 740 votes out of 1246, 59.4% 0 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Lab 3 votes out of 894, 0.3% 894 votes out of 1273, 70.2% 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 SmithLab VoteRôle
11 May 2010Stopped being Member, Defence Committee
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 6 (80 per Cent. Elected) Majorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Support for bicameral Parliament minorityaye Rebel
Commons24 May 2006Education and Inspections Bill — Third Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons24 May 2006Education and Inspections Bill — End selection by ability — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons15 Mar 2006Education and Inspections Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons13 Mar 2006Identity Cards Bill — Voluntary registration when applying for a passport — rejected minorityaye Rebel
Commons13 Feb 2006Identity Cards Bill — Applications relating to entries in Register minorityaye Rebel
Commons18 Oct 2005Identity Cards Bill — Third Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons18 Oct 2005Identity Cards Bill — Compulsory registration when applying for a Passport minorityno Rebel
14 Jul 2005Became Member, Defence Committee
Commons28 Jun 2005Identity Cards Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
HouseDateSubjectJohn SmithLab VoteRôle
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
HouseDateSubjectJohn SmithLab VoteRôle
Commons7 Nov 2000Programming of Bills - I. Programme orders: supplementary provisions Majorityaye Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker 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
39% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
50% Assisted Dying
83% Asylum System - More strict
100% Ban fox hunting
16% Business and community control of schools: For
0% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
99% Control Orders
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
100% Crossrail - In favour
100% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
99% European Union - For
100% Foundation hospitals - In favour
100% Fox hunting - Ban
10% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
84% Fully Elected House of Lords
25% Gambling - Against permissiveness
50% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
0% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
68% Homosexuality - Equal rights
51% Identity cards - For introduction
0% Increase VAT
61% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
28% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
50% Mass Retention of Communications Data
53% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
100% Minumum Wage
3% No detention without charge or trial
94% Nuclear power - For
50% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
50% Pension auto-enrolment - For
84% Post office - in favour of Government policy
16% Post office closures - against
50% Privatise Royal Mail
50% Promote Occupational Pensions
50% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
46% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
16% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
0% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
74% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
50% Right to strike
0% Same Sex Marriage - for
12% Schools - Greater Autonomy
46% Smoking ban - In favour
50% Stop climate change
50% Stronger Military Covenant
100% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
50% Termination of pregnancy - against
92% Terrorism laws - For
0% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
50% Trade Union Regulation
29% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
58% Transparency of Parliament
100% Trident replacement - In favour
10% University education fees - Should be free
97% University Tuition Fees - For
50% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
42% 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
90.7% Albert OwenYnys MônLab
90.3% Neil GerrardWalthamstowLab
89.9% David WinnickWalsall NorthLab
88.5% John HealeyWentworthLab
88.2% Michael FosterWorcesterLab

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