Voting Record — Liam Fox MP, Woodspring (10213)

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

ConstituencyFromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
North Somerset 6 May 2010 still in office Con 9 votes out of 712, 1.3% 712 votes out of 1112, 64.0% 0 times
Woodspring 5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Con 8 votes out of 560, 1.4% 560 votes out of 1288, 43.5% 0 times
Woodspring 7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Con 3 votes out of 551, 0.5% 551 votes out of 1246, 44.2% 0 times
Woodspring 1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Con 0 votes out of 689, 0.0% 689 votes out of 1273, 54.1% 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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HouseDateSubjectLiam FoxCon VoteRôle
Commons5 Mar 2014Make Same Sex Marriage Available to Armed Forces Personnel Outside the United Kingdom minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Mar 2014Amendments to Acts of Parliament in Light of the Introduction of Same Sex Marriage in Parts of the UK minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Mar 2014Changes to Laws on Consular Marriage Following Introduction of Same Sex Marriages in Parts of the UK minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Mar 2014Registration of Armed Forces Chapels for Same Sex Marriages minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Mar 2014Proceedures for Consenting to Registration of Shared Places of Worship for Same Sex Marriage minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Mar 2014Same Sex Marriage — Enabling Courts to Deal with Divorce or Annulment Proceedings minorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Feb 2014Children and Families Bill — Offence of Smoking in a Private Vehicle When A Person Under 18 is Present minorityaye Rebel
Commons11 Jul 2012House of Commons to Sit on Tuesdays from 7pm until 10pm to Consider Private Members' Bills minorityno Rebel
Commons7 Sep 2011Health and Social Care Bill 2011 — Independent Abortion Advice minorityno Rebel
11 May 2010Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for Defence, Defence
HouseDateSubjectLiam FoxCon VoteRôle
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' salaries — £650 catch-up payment — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' salaries — Increase with Public Sector Earnings Index — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' salaries — Increases capped to 2.3% — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Change abortion limit from 24 weeks to 16 weeks — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Change abortion limit from 24 weeks to 12 weeks — rejected minorityno 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
Commons14 Feb 2006Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — consideration Majorityno Rebel
16 Dec 2005Stopped being Shadow Foreign Secretary, Foreign Affairs
16 Dec 2005Became Shadow Secretary of State for Defence, Defence
20 May 2005Became Shadow Foreign Secretary, Foreign Affairs
20 May 2005Stopped being Co-Chairman of the Party, Conservative Party
HouseDateSubjectDr Liam FoxCon VoteRôle
10 May 2004Became Co-Chairman of the Party, Conservative Party
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
HouseDateSubjectDr Liam FoxCon VoteRôle
Commons13 Dec 2000Deferred Divisions - Fisheries: Total Allowable Catches and Quotas 2001 bothno 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
99% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
94% Abusive Tax Avoidance Should be Illegal
68% Academy Schools - for
0% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
13% Ban fox hunting
21% Bankers' Bonus Tax
87% Business and community control of schools: For
100% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
100% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
92% Closed Material Proceedure
77% Coalition Programme for Government - For
3% Control Orders
0% Corporal punishment of children - Against
50% Crossrail - In favour
75% Cull Badgers
75% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
80% Employee Shareholder Status
50% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
0% Energy Prices - More Affordable
88% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
45% European Union - For
74% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
83% Fixed Term Parliaments
10% Foundation hospitals - In favour
13% Fox hunting - Ban
79% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
91% Fully Elected House of Lords
40% Further Devolution to Scotland
20% Further devolution to Wales
54% Gambling - Against permissiveness
93% GP Commissioning in the NHS
76% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
100% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
22% Homosexuality - Equal rights
81% Human Rights and Equality
25% Identity cards - For introduction
40% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
94% Increase Air Passenger Duty
30% Increase Taxes on Companies Investing in Assets
88% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
81% Increase VAT
99% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
92% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
6% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
7% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
88% Localise Council Tax Support
54% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
13% Mansion Tax
76% Mass Retention of Communications Data
1% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
7% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
42% More powers for local councils
39% No detention without charge or trial
33% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
57% Nuclear power - For
6% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
50% Pension auto-enrolment - For
84% Police and Crime Commissioners
4% Post office - in favour of Government policy
96% Post office closures - against
0% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
69% Privatise Royal Mail
53% Promote Occupational Pensions
13% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
50% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
12% Rail Fares - Lower
84% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
80% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
67% Reduce spending power of local government
80% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
90% Reducing the number of MPs - for
99% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
63% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
83% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
83% Register of Lobbyists
45% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
25% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
100% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
69% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
87% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
42% Right to strike
48% Same Sex Marriage - for
81% Schools - Greater Autonomy
100% Sell England's Public Forests
40% Smoking ban - In favour
49% Stop climate change
34% Stronger Military Covenant
100% Termination of pregnancy - against
23% Terrorism laws - For
100% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
50% 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
40% University Tuition Fees - For
93% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
50% Voting age - Reduce to 16
17% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
0% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

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
89.2% David MundellDumfriesshire, Clydesdale and TweeddaleCon
87.2% Mark PritchardThe WrekinCon
87.2% Michael SpicerWest WorcestershireCon
87.0% Tim LoughtonEast Worthing and ShorehamCon
86.9% Patrick CormackSouth StaffordshireCon

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