Voting Record — John Spellar MP, Warley (10558)

John Spellar is currently Member, Defence Sub-Committee and Member, Defence Committee

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

FromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
9 Jun 2017 still in office Lab 0 votes out of 40, 0.0% 40 votes out of 48, 83.3% 0 times
8 May 2015 3 May 2017 Lab 4 votes out of 303, 1.3% 303 votes out of 467, 64.9% 2 times
6 May 2010 30 Mar 2015 Lab 7 votes out of 907, 0.8% 907 votes out of 1239, 73.2% 0 times
5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Lab 16 votes out of 1174, 1.4% 1174 votes out of 1288, 91.1% 0 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 7 votes out of 755, 0.9% 755 votes out of 1246, 60.6% 0 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Lab 1 vote out of 889, 0.1% 889 votes out of 1273, 69.8% 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 SpellarLab VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller
12 Sep 2017Became Member, Defence Sub-Committee
11 Sep 2017Became Member, Defence Committee
HouseDateSubjectJohn SpellarLab VoteRôle
3 May 2017Stopped being Member, Defence Sub-Committee
3 May 2017Stopped being Member, Defence Committee
3 May 2017Stopped being Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee)
Commons18 Jan 2017Draft Combined Authorities (Mayoral Elections) Order 2017 — Rules for the Election of Mayors of Combined Authorities minorityunknown Unknown
Commons14 Sep 2016Directly Elected Mayor for the West Midlands Combined Authority Area tellnono Teller
Commons20 Jul 2016Electoral Reform (Proportional Representation and Reduction of Voting Age) tellnoaye Rebel Teller
Commons20 Apr 2016Printing Acts of Parliament on Vellum Majorityno Rebel
10 Feb 2016Became Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee)
Commons2 Dec 2015UK Airstrikes Against ISIL in Syria Majorityno Rebel
Commons2 Dec 2015UK Airstrikes Against ISIL in Syria — Decline to Authorise Majorityaye Rebel
18 Sep 2015Stopped being Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs),
8 Sep 2015Became Member, Defence Sub-Committee
6 Jul 2015Became Member, Defence Committee
HouseDateSubjectJohn SpellarLab VoteRôle
Commons23 Feb 2015Serious Crime Bill — New Clause 1 — Making Clear Abortion on the Basis of Gender is Illegal minorityno Rebel
1 Jul 2013Stopped being Member, Administration Committee
Commons11 Jul 2012House of Commons to Sit on Tuesdays from 7pm until 10pm to Consider Private Members' Bills Majorityaye Rebel
Commons11 Jul 2012Thursdays 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
Commons12 Mar 2012Election of Backbench Business Committee by Parties Majorityaye Rebel
22 Nov 2010Became Member, Administration Committee
Commons18 Oct 2010Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 2 — Entitlement to vote in the referendum Majorityaye Rebel
13 Oct 2010Stopped being Member, Committee of Selection
8 Oct 2010Became Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs),
21 Jun 2010Became Member, Committee of Selection
6 May 2010Stopped being Member, Finance and Services Committee
6 May 2010Stopped being Comptroller (HM Household) (Deputy Chief Whip, House of Commons),
HouseDateSubjectJohn SpellarLab VoteRôle
Commons13 Mar 2009Prayers — Statutory Redundancy Pay (Amendment) Bill minorityaye Rebel
9 Feb 2009Became Member, Finance and Services Committee
5 Oct 2008Became Comptroller (HM Household) (Deputy Chief Whip, House of Commons),
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' salaries — £650 catch-up payment — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' salaries — Increase with Public Sector Earnings Index — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' salaries — Increases capped to 2.3% — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Fertility treatment requires male role model — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Fertility treatment requires father and mother — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons18 Mar 2008Amendment of the Law — 6. Corporation tax (small companies' rates and fractions for financial year 2008) minorityaye Rebel
Commons18 Mar 2008Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation — Rates of Duty on Alcoholic Liquor minorityaye Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Support for bicameral Parliament minorityaye Rebel
31 Oct 2006Stopped being Member, Conventions (Joint Committee)
Commons17 Oct 2006Points of Order — Gambling Act 2005 (Amendment) Majorityaye Rebel
17 May 2006Became Member, Conventions (Joint Committee)
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
Commons29 Nov 2005Representation of the People (Reduction of Voting Age) Majorityaye Rebel
10 May 2005Stopped being The Minister of State, Northern Ireland Office,
HouseDateSubjectJohn SpellarLab VoteRôle
Commons26 Jan 2005Modernisation of the House of Commons Majorityno Rebel
13 Jun 2003Became The Minister of State, Northern Ireland Office,
13 Jun 2003Stopped being Minister of State (Department for Transport),
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002Start Sittings of the House of Commons at 11.30 am rather than 14.30 on Tuesdays 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
29 May 2002Became Minister of State (Department for Transport),
29 May 2002Stopped being Minister of State (Department of Transport, Local Government and Regions) (Transport),
Commons14 May 2002Modernisation of the House of Commons — SELECT COMMITTEES (No. 1) Majorityaye Rebel
8 Jun 2001Became Minister of State (Department of Transport, Local Government and Regions) (Transport),
8 Jun 2001Stopped being The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence,
HouseDateSubjectJohn SpellarLab VoteRôle
Commons7 Nov 2000Programming of Bills - I. Programme orders: supplementary provisions Majorityaye Rebel
29 Jul 1999Became The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence,
28 Jul 1999Stopped being Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Ministry of Defence),
1 Jun 1997Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Defence),
6 May 1997Became Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Ministry of Defence),
1 Jun 1995Became Shadow Spokesperson (Defence),
1 Jun 1995Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Northern Ireland),
1 Jun 1994Became Shadow Spokesperson (Northern Ireland),
1 Jun 1994Stopped being Opposition Whip (Commons),
1 Jun 1992Became Opposition Whip (Commons),
9 Jun 1983Stopped being Member, Energy Committee
21 Jan 1983Became Member, Energy 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
20% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
0% Academy Schools - for
17% Action to prevent domestic violence
77% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
36% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
53% Apprenticeships
0% Assisted Dying
68% Asylum System - More strict
0% Balance the Budget Without Borrowing
84% Ban fox hunting
89% Bankers' Bonus Tax
69% Business and community control of schools: For
0% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
50% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
33% Closed Material Proceedure
16% Coalition Programme for Government - For
100% Control Orders
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
100% Crossrail - In favour
13% Cull Badgers
100% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
58% Do more to help refugees inclding children
10% Employee Shareholder Status
15% Encourage and incentivise saving
0% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
100% Energy Prices - More Affordable
0% English Votes on English Laws etc.
0% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
73% European Union - For
12% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
0% Extend Right to Buy to Housing Associations
29% Fixed Term Parliaments
42% For the UK to Remain a Member of the EU
100% Foundation hospitals - In favour
84% Fox hunting - Ban
10% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
54% Fully Elected House of Lords
52% Further Devolution to Scotland
56% Further devolution to Wales
49% Gambling - Against permissiveness
7% GP Commissioning in the NHS
100% Higher Pay for Public Sector Workers
26% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
20% Higher taxes on banks
25% Higher taxes on sugary drinks
0% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
75% Homosexuality - Equal rights
67% HS2 - In Favour
66% Human Rights and Equality
88% Identity cards - For introduction
67% In Favour of Mass Surveillance
80% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
100% Incentivise membership of press regulator
22% Increase Air Passenger Duty
8% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
16% Increase VAT
58% Inheritance Tax
99% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
3% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
100% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
93% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
0% Localise Council Tax Support
34% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
0% Make High Earners Pay Market Rent for Council Home
40% Make it easier to trigger a new election for an MP
88% Mansion Tax
89% Mass Retention of Communications Data
46% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
100% Member trustees on pension boards
50% Merge Police and Fire under Police & Crime Cmmr
100% Military Action against Daesh / ISIL
100% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
81% Minumum Wage
100% More Emergency Service Workers
100% More funds for social care
83% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
66% More powers for local councils
18% No detention without charge or trial
79% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
100% Nuclear power - For
99% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
83% Pension auto-enrolment - For
0% Phase out of Tenancies for Life
0% Police and Crime Commissioners
97% Post office - in favour of Government policy
3% Post office closures - against
100% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
0% Privatise Royal Mail
31% Promote Occupational Pensions
25% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
38% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
66% Public Ownership of Railways
100% Rail Fares - Lower
16% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
14% Reduce capital gains tax
0% Reduce central funding for local government
16% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
12% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
4% Reducing the number of MPs - for
1% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
51% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
0% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
29% Register of Lobbyists
38% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
80% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
17% Replace Higher Education Grants with Loans
88% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
0% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
16% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
100% Retain funds from council house sales locally
0% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
86% Right for EU Citizens in the UK to Stay
86% Right to strike
80% Same Sex Marriage - for
19% Schools - Greater Autonomy
0% Sell England's Public Forests
56% Smoking ban - In favour
91% State control of bus services
68% Stop climate change
63% Stronger Military Covenant
43% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
100% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
0% Termination of pregnancy - against
100% Terrorism laws - For
0% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
18% Tougher on illegal immigration
2% Trade Union Regulation
50% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
11% Transparency of Parliament
79% Trident replacement - In favour
0% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
7% University education fees - Should be free
58% University Tuition Fees - For
97% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
67% Voting age - Reduce to 16
0% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
100% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

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