Voting Record — Kim Howells MP, Pontypridd (10294)

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 5 votes out of 874, 0.6% 874 votes out of 1288, 67.9% 0 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 4 votes out of 720, 0.6% 720 votes out of 1246, 57.8% 0 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Lab 0 votes out of 860, 0.0% 860 votes out of 1273, 67.6% 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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HouseDateSubjectKim HowellsLab VoteRôle
11 May 2010Stopped being Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee)
11 May 2010Stopped being Chairman, Intelligence and Security (Cabinet Office) Committee
2 Feb 2010Became Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee)
19 Jan 2010Stopped being Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee)
14 Jan 2010Became Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee)
7 Oct 2009Became Chairman, Intelligence and Security (Cabinet Office) Committee
Commons2 Mar 2009Political Parties and Elections Bill — Candidate for MP becoming own election agent does not disclose home address minorityaye Rebel
Commons2 Mar 2009Political Parties and Elections Bill — Home address form must be correct minorityaye Rebel
Commons2 Mar 2009Political Parties and Elections Bill — Parliamentary candidates can keep their home addresses secret minorityaye Rebel
6 Oct 2008Stopped being Minister of State, Foreign & Commonwealth Office
28 Jun 2007Became Minister of State, Foreign & Commonwealth Office
28 Jun 2007Stopped being Minister of State (Middle East), Foreign & Commonwealth Office
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons14 Mar 2006Animal Welfare Bill — New Clause "8" — Docking of dogs' tails — Working dogs Majorityaye Rebel
17 Jun 2005Became Minister of State (Middle East), Foreign & Commonwealth Office
17 Jun 2005Stopped being Minister of State (the Middle East), Foreign & Commonwealth Office
11 May 2005Became Minister of State (the Middle East), Foreign & Commonwealth Office
11 May 2005Stopped being Minister of State (Lifelong Learning, Further and Higher Education), Department for Education and Skills
HouseDateSubjectKim HowellsLab VoteRôle
Commons16 Nov 2004Hunting Bill — Clause 1 — Hunting wild mammals with dogs minorityno Rebel
4 Nov 2004Became Minister of State (Lifelong Learning, Further and Higher Education), Department for Education and Skills
4 Nov 2004Stopped being Minister of State (Universities), Department for Education and Skills
Commons26 Oct 2004Removal of References to Strangers minorityaye Rebel
10 Sep 2004Stopped being Minister of State, Department for Transport
10 Sep 2004Became Minister of State (Universities), Department for Education and Skills
13 Jun 2003Became Minister of State, Department for Transport
13 Jun 2003Stopped being Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Culture, Media & Sport
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons14 May 2002Modernisation of the House of Commons — SELECT COMMITTEES (No. 1) Majorityaye Rebel
11 Jun 2001Stopped being Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department of Trade and Industry
11 Jun 2001Became Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Culture, Media & Sport
HouseDateSubjectKim HowellsLab VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller
28 Jul 1998Became Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department of Trade and Industry
28 Jul 1998Stopped being Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Lifelong Learning), Department for Education and Employment
5 May 1997Became Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Lifelong Learning), Department for Education and Employment

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
10% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
50% Assisted Dying
72% Asylum System - More strict
56% Ban fox hunting
81% Business and community control of schools: For
0% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
99% Control Orders
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
50% Crossrail - In favour
100% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
96% European Union - For
100% Foundation hospitals - In favour
56% Fox hunting - Ban
10% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
34% Fully Elected House of Lords
16% Gambling - Against permissiveness
100% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
0% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
71% Homosexuality - Equal rights
96% Identity cards - For introduction
0% Increase VAT
99% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
12% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
100% Mass Retention of Communications Data
100% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
100% Minumum Wage
3% No detention without charge or trial
100% Nuclear power - For
98% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
100% Pension auto-enrolment - For
97% Post office - in favour of Government policy
3% Post office closures - against
0% Privatise Royal Mail
98% Promote Occupational Pensions
50% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
42% 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
54% Schools - Greater Autonomy
79% Smoking ban - In favour
70% Stop climate change
50% Stronger Military Covenant
100% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
0% Termination of pregnancy - against
94% Terrorism laws - For
0% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
50% Trade Union Regulation
50% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
58% Transparency of Parliament
100% Trident replacement - In favour
8% University education fees - Should be free
99% University Tuition Fees - For
92% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
42% Voting age - Reduce to 16
2% 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
98.3% Tony BlairSedgefieldLab
97.9% Gordon BrownKirkcaldy and CowdenbeathLab
95.0% Shaun WoodwardSt Helens SouthLab
94.3% David BlunkettSheffield, BrightsideLab
94.1% Michael WillsNorth SwindonLab

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