Voting Record — Kenneth Clarke MP, Rushcliffe (10115)

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

FromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
8 May 2015 still in office Con 0 votes out of 181, 0.0% 181 votes out of 273, 66.3% 0 times
6 May 2010 30 Mar 2015 Con 3 votes out of 690, 0.4% 690 votes out of 1239, 55.7% 0 times
5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Con 45 votes out of 688, 6.5% 688 votes out of 1288, 53.4% 0 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Con 26 votes out of 610, 4.3% 610 votes out of 1246, 49.0% 0 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Con 5 votes out of 543, 0.9% 543 votes out of 1273, 42.7% 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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HouseDateSubjectKenneth ClarkeCon VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller
HouseDateSubjectKenneth ClarkeCon VoteRôle
Commons11 Mar 2015Standardised Packaging of Tobacco Products Regulations 2015 minorityaye Rebel
14 Jul 2014Stopped being Minister without Portfolio ,
Commons10 Feb 2014Children and Families Bill — Offence of Smoking in a Private Vehicle When A Person Under 18 is Present minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Feb 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — Second Reading Majorityno Rebel
6 Sep 2012Became Minister without Portfolio ,
6 Sep 2012Stopped being The Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice ,
12 May 2010Became The Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice ,
6 May 2010Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State,
HouseDateSubjectKenneth ClarkeCon VoteRôle
9 Nov 2009Stopped being Chair, Tax Law Rewrite Bills (Joint Committee)
27 Jul 2009Became Shadow Secretary of State,
27 Jul 2009Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State (Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform),
Commons3 Mar 2009Business of the House — Select Committees (Chairmen), Liaison Committee and Green Book Majorityno Rebel
19 Jan 2009Became Shadow Secretary of State (Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform),
Commons22 Oct 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill Third Reading Majorityno Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Clause 68 — Commencement Majorityaye Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Clause 4 — Prohibitions in connection with genetic material not of human origin Majorityaye Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [Lords] Majorityaye Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [Lords] Majorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' salaries — £650 catch-up payment — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons25 Jun 2008Deferred Division — Diplomatic and Consular Protection of union citizens in third countries Majorityno Rebel
Commons12 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Second Reading Majorityno Rebel
Commons6 May 2008Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill: Blasphemy Majorityno Rebel
Commons11 Mar 2008Lisbon Treaty — Third Reading Majorityno Rebel
Commons5 Mar 2008Lisbon Treaty — The Treaty does not affect the supremacy of the UK parliament — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Mar 2008Lisbon Treaty — Clause on 'Commencement' of the Bill should remain in the Bill Majorityno Rebel
Commons5 Mar 2008Lisbon Treaty — Referendum (No. 2) — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Mar 2008Lisbon Treaty — Referendum — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons4 Mar 2008Lisbon Treaty — Clause on 'parliamentary control of decisions' to remain in the Bill Majorityno Rebel
Commons4 Mar 2008Lisbon Treaty — Act of Parliament needed to modify the Lisbon Treaty — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons4 Mar 2008Lisbon Treaty — Parliamentary control of decisions made at the European Union level — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons4 Mar 2008Lisbon Treaty — Parliamentary control of decisions made at the European Union level — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Mar 2008Lisbon Treaty — Increase of powers of European Parliament Majorityno Rebel
Commons3 Mar 2008Lisbon Treaty — Accept the changes of terminology in the Lisbon Treaty Majorityno Rebel
Commons27 Feb 2008Lisbon Treaty — Enshrine the Lisbon Treaty into UK law Majorityno Rebel
Commons27 Feb 2008Lisbon Treaty — Excludes the European Union from imposing an obligation on Parliament — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons27 Feb 2008Lisbon Treaty — Approves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty with regards to climate change Majorityno Rebel
Commons27 Feb 2008Lisbon Treaty — Disapproves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty with regards to climate change — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons26 Feb 2008Lisbon Treaty — Approves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty with regards to the European Union's institutions Majorityno Rebel
Commons26 Feb 2008Lisbon Treaty — Disapproves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty with regards to the European Union's institutions — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons20 Feb 2008Lisbon Treaty — Remove foreign policy role of the President of the European Council — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons20 Feb 2008Lisbon Treaty — Approves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty with regards to foreign affairs Majorityno Rebel
Commons20 Feb 2008Lisbon Treaty — Disapproves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty with regards to foreign affairs — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons6 Feb 2008Lisbon Treaty — Prevent competition rules from becoming an exclusive policy area of the European Union — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons6 Feb 2008Lisbon Treaty — Approves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty with regards to the single market Majorityno Rebel
Commons30 Jan 2008Lisbon Treaty — Exclude energy from being a shared policy area in the European Union — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons30 Jan 2008Lisbon Treaty — Approves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty in relation to energy Majorityno Rebel
Commons30 Jan 2008Lisbon Treaty — Disapproves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty in relation to energy — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons21 Jan 2008Lisbon Treaty — Second Reading Majorityno Rebel
Commons16 Jul 2007Opposition Day — [17th allotted day] — Alleged Overseas Corruption minorityunknown Unknown
Commons5 Jun 2007Bill Presented — Termination of Pregnancy (Counselling and Miscellaneous Provisions) Majorityaye Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Remove Hereditary Places Majorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 7 (100 per Cent. Elected) Majorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 6 (80 per Cent. Elected) Majorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 5 (60 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons31 Oct 2006Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs — Termination of Pregnancy Majorityaye Rebel
Commons17 Oct 2006Points of Order — Gambling Act 2005 (Amendment) minorityno Rebel
Commons8 Feb 2006Deferred Division — Intellectual Property Majorityno Rebel
Commons26 Oct 2005Terrorism Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
5 May 2005Stopped being Member, House of Lords Reform (Joint Committee)
HouseDateSubjectKenneth ClarkeCon VoteRôle
Commons5 Apr 2005Mental Capacity Bill — Clause 2 — People who lack capacity Majorityno Rebel
Commons5 Apr 2005Mental Capacity Bill — Clause 2 — People who lack capacity Majorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Feb 2005European Union Bill Majorityno Rebel
Commons7 Feb 2005Serious Organised Crime and Police Bill — Abolish the offense of Blasphemy — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons26 Jan 2005Car Mileage Allowance minorityno Rebel
Commons26 Jan 2005Connecting Parliament with the Public minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Dec 2004Mental Capacity Bill — Schedule 3 — Property and affairs: supplementary provisions Majorityno Rebel
Commons14 Dec 2004Mental Capacity Bill — Clause 24 — Advance decisions to refuse treatment: general Majorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Dec 2004Mental Capacity Bill — Clause 4 — Best interests Majorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Dec 2004Mental Capacity Bill — New Clause 5 — Appointment of independent advocates (No. 2) Majorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Nov 2004Categories of civil partners other than same sex couples Majorityaye Rebel
Commons11 Oct 2004Mental Capacity Bill Majorityno Rebel
Commons28 Jun 2004Human Tissue Bill — New Clause 1 — Determination of consent for removal, storage and use of organs from Adults for purpose of transplantation minorityno Rebel
Commons25 May 2004Gender Recognition Bill [Lords] — Successful applications: married couples Majorityno Rebel
Commons10 Nov 2003Water Bill [Lords] — Clause 58 — Fluoridation of Water Supplies Majorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Nov 2003Water Bill [Lords] — New Clause 1 — Prohibition of Artificial Fluoridation of Water Supplies Majorityaye Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2003Deferred Division — Recovery Plan for Cod and the Recovery of the Northern Hake Stock Majorityno Rebel
Commons17 Sep 2003Deferred Division — Implementation and Compliance of the Common Fisheries Policy Majorityno Rebel
Commons18 Mar 2003Iraq — Case for war not established — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons26 Feb 2003Iraq — Case for war is unproven — rejected minorityno Rebel
14 Jan 2003Became Chair, Tax Law Rewrite Bills (Joint Committee)
14 Jan 2003Stopped being Member, Tax Law Rewrite Bills (Joint Committee)
2 Dec 2002Became Member, Tax Law Rewrite Bills (Joint Committee)
Commons4 Nov 2002Adoption and Children Bill — Suitability Of Adopters Majorityno Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002Ministerial Statements proposals Majorityaye Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002Modernisation of the House of Commons Majorityaye Rebel
19 Jun 2002Became Member, House of Lords Reform (Joint Committee)
Commons16 May 2002Adoption and Children Bill — [2nd Allotted Day] — Applications for adoption Majorityno Rebel
Commons14 May 2002Modernisation of the House of Commons — SELECT COMMITTEES (No. 1) minorityno Rebel
Commons29 Nov 2001Human Reproductive Cloning Bill[Lords] Majorityaye Rebel
HouseDateSubjectKenneth ClarkeCon VoteRôle
Commons22 Mar 2001Election of a Speaker — Election of Speaker by secret ballot minorityno Rebel
Commons16 Mar 2001Transplant of Human Organs Bill tellayeaye Teller
Commons19 Dec 2000Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Research Purposes) Regulations Majorityno Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno Rebel
Commons11 Apr 2000Organ Transplants (Presumed Consent) Majorityno Rebel
Commons10 Nov 1999House of Lords Bill — Exceptions from the rule that hereditary peers should be abolished minorityaye Rebel
1 May 1997Stopped being The Chancellor of the Exchequer,
27 May 1993Became The Chancellor of the Exchequer,
26 May 1993Stopped being The Secretary of State for the Home Department,
10 Apr 1992Became The Secretary of State for the Home Department,
9 Apr 1992Stopped being Secretary of State for Education and Science,
2 Nov 1990Became Secretary of State for Education and Science,
1 Nov 1990Stopped being The Secretary of State for Health,
25 Jul 1988Became The Secretary of State for Health,
24 Jul 1988Stopped being Minister of State (Department of Trade and Industry),
24 Jul 1988Stopped being Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster,
13 Jun 1987Became Minister of State (Department of Trade and Industry),
13 Jun 1987Became Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster,
13 Jun 1987Stopped being Secretary of State for Employment,
12 Jun 1987Stopped being Paymaster General (HM Treasury),
2 Sep 1985Became Secretary of State for Employment,
2 Sep 1985Became Paymaster General (HM Treasury),
1 Sep 1985Stopped being Minister of State (Department of Health),
5 Mar 1982Became Minister of State (Department of Health),
5 Mar 1982Stopped being The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport,
5 Jan 1981Stopped being Parliamentary Secretary (Ministry of Transport),
1 Jun 1980Became The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport,
7 May 1979Became Parliamentary Secretary (Ministry of Transport),
1 Jan 1979Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Trade and Industry),
1 Jan 1976Became Shadow Spokesperson (Trade and Industry),
1 Jan 1976Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Work and Pensions),
1 Mar 1974Stopped being The Lord Commissioner of Her Majesty's Treasury,
1 Jan 1974Became The Lord Commissioner of Her Majesty's Treasury,
1 Jan 1974Became Shadow Spokesperson (Work and Pensions),
1 Jan 1974Stopped being Assistant Whip (HM Treasury),
1 Jan 1972Became Assistant Whip (HM Treasury),

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
33% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
78% Abusive Tax Avoidance Should be Illegal
93% Academy Schools - for
1% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
25% Assisted Dying
0% Ban fox hunting
32% Bankers' Bonus Tax
73% Business and community control of schools: For
100% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
50% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
84% Closed Material Proceedure
80% Coalition Programme for Government - For
1% Control Orders
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
8% Crossrail - In favour
75% Cull Badgers
100% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
70% Employee Shareholder Status
100% Encourage and incentivise saving
100% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
12% Energy Prices - More Affordable
50% English Votes on English Laws etc.
82% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
71% European Union - For
92% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
100% Extend Right to Buy to Housing Associations
83% Fixed Term Parliaments
20% Foundation hospitals - In favour
0% Fox hunting - Ban
50% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
92% Fully Elected House of Lords
31% Further Devolution to Scotland
30% Further devolution to Wales
42% Gambling - Against permissiveness
93% GP Commissioning in the NHS
72% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
40% Higher taxes on banks
100% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
63% Homosexuality - Equal rights
83% HS2 - In Favour
41% Human Rights and Equality
21% Identity cards - For introduction
30% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
89% Increase Air Passenger Duty
80% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
69% Increase VAT
17% Inheritance Tax
30% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
89% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
33% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
0% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
88% Localise Council Tax Support
53% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
100% Make High Earners Pay Market Rent for Council Home
50% Make it easier to trigger a new election for an MP
13% Mansion Tax
59% Mass Retention of Communications Data
100% Mass Surveillance
16% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
19% Minumum Wage
5% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
39% More powers for local councils
39% No detention without charge or trial
29% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
57% Nuclear power - For
1% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
58% Pension auto-enrolment - For
90% Phase out of Tenancies for Life
84% Police and Crime Commissioners
9% Post office - in favour of Government policy
91% Post office closures - against
25% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
100% Privatise Royal Mail
84% Promote Occupational Pensions
8% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
58% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
25% Public Ownership of Railways
12% Rail Fares - Lower
84% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
80% Reduce central funding for local government
86% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
84% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
73% Reducing the number of MPs - for
100% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
41% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
100% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
71% Register of Lobbyists
50% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
68% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
25% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
87% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
89% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
100% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
42% Right to strike
90% Same Sex Marriage - for
81% Schools - Greater Autonomy
100% Sell England's Public Forests
31% Smoking ban - In favour
28% Stop climate change
6% Stronger Military Covenant
44% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
50% Termination of pregnancy - against
13% Terrorism laws - For
67% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
67% Tougher on illegal immigration
99% Trade Union Regulation
26% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
54% Transparency of Parliament
100% Trident replacement - In favour
100% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
90% University education fees - Should be free
43% University Tuition Fees - For
61% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
38% Voting age - Reduce to 16
17% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
30% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

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