Voting Record — Lord Archer of Sandwell (13106)

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

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Interesting Votes

Votes in parliament for which this Lord's vote differed from the majority vote of their party (Rebel), or in which this Lord was a teller (Teller), or both (Rebel Teller).

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HouseDateSubjectLord Archer of SandwellLab VoteRôle
Lords30 Mar 2011Pensions Bill [HL] — Report Majorityaye Rebel
Lords18 Oct 2006Police and Justice Bill — rendition minorityno Rebel
Lords28 Mar 2006Civil Aviation Bill — Aircraft involved in acts of rendition minorityno Rebel
17 Jul 2005Stopped being Member, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament
5 May 2005Stopped being Member, House of Lords Reform (Joint Committee)
Lords26 Oct 2004Hunting Bill: amendment — registered hunting minorityaye Rebel
12 Oct 2004Stopped being Member, Intelligence and Security (Cabinet Office) Committee
28 May 2004Became Member, Intelligence and Security (Cabinet Office) Committee
28 Nov 2003Stopped being Member, Draft Civil Contingencies Bill (Joint Committee)
11 Jul 2003Became Member, Draft Civil Contingencies Bill (Joint Committee)
Lords4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — 80 per cent appointed/20 per cent elected minorityno Rebel
Lords31 Oct 2002Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill minorityno Rebel
19 Jun 2002Became Member, House of Lords Reform (Joint Committee)
Lords19 Mar 2002Hunting with dogs: Hunting under Licence minorityaye Rebel
30 Jul 2001Became Member, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament
Lords14 Nov 2000Freedom of Information Bill tellayeno Rebel Teller
11 Jun 1987Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State,
10 Jun 1983Became Shadow Secretary of State,
9 Jun 1983Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State,
26 Nov 1982Stopped being Member, European Legislation Committee
1 Jan 1982Became Shadow Secretary of State,
1 Jan 1982Stopped being Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills),
4 May 1979Became Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills),
4 May 1979Stopped being Solicitor General (Law Officers),
3 May 1979Became Member, European Legislation Committee
7 Mar 1974Became Solicitor General (Law Officers),

Policy Comparisons

This chart shows the percentage agreement between this Lord and each of the policies in the database, according to their voting record.

11% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
100% Assisted Dying
98% Asylum System - More strict
69% Business and community control of schools: For
0% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
100% Control Orders
25% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
67% European Union - For
90% Fox hunting - Ban
0% Gambling - Against permissiveness
74% Homosexuality - Equal rights
99% Identity cards - For introduction
100% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
0% No detention without charge or trial
42% Reducing the number of MPs - for
0% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
27% Schools - Greater Autonomy
100% Smoking ban - In favour
0% Stop climate change
100% Terrorism laws - For
8% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
0% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
0% University Tuition Fees - For

Possible Friends (more...)

Shows which Lords voted most similarly to this one in the Parliament. This is measured from 0% agreement (never voted the same) to 100% (always voted the same). Only votes that both Lords attended are counted. This may reveal relationships between Lords that were previously unsuspected. Or it may be nonsense.

100.0%Lord Ashley of StokeLab
100.0%Lord Birt Crossbench
100.0%Lord Bradley Lab
100.0%Baroness Campbell of LoughboroughCrossbench
100.0%Lord Graham of EdmontonLab
(31 MPs voted exactly the same as this one)

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