Voting Record — Lord Falconer of Thoroton (12851)

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

FromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
30 Nov 1996 still in office Lab 4 votes out of 910, 0.4% 910 votes out of 2097, 43.4% 0 times

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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 Falconer of ThorotonLab VoteRôle
26 Jun 2016Stopped being Shadow Lord Chancellor and Shadow Secretary of State for Justice,
11 May 2015Became Shadow Lord Chancellor and Shadow Secretary of State for Justice,
11 May 2015Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Constitutional and Deputy Priministerial Issues),
6 Sep 2012Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Justice),
17 Oct 2011Became Shadow Spokesperson (Constitutional and Deputy Priministerial Issues),
8 Oct 2010Became Shadow Spokesperson (Justice),
Lords13 Oct 2008Counter-Terrorism Bill — No extension of period of detention beyond 28 days Majorityno Rebel
28 Jun 2007Stopped being Secretary of State, Ministry of Justice
28 Jun 2007Stopped being The Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice ,
1 Jun 2007Stopped being Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission
9 May 2007Became Secretary of State, Ministry of Justice
9 May 2007Stopped being Secretary of State, Department for Constitutional Affairs
9 May 2007Became The Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice ,
8 May 2007Stopped being Secretary of State for Constitutional Affairs and Lord Chancellor,
Lords14 Mar 2007House of Lords: Reform (80pc elected, 20pc appointed) minorityno Rebel
Lords14 Mar 2007House of Lords: Reform (50pc elected, 50pc appointed) minorityno Rebel
Lords14 Mar 2007House of Lords: Reform (Fully Appointed) minorityaye Rebel
8 Nov 2006Stopped being Member, Procedure Committee (Lords)
12 Oct 2006Stopped being Member, Speaker's Committee
9 Oct 2006Became Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission
4 Oct 2006Became Member, Speaker's Committee
24 May 2005Stopped being Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission
24 Jun 2004Stopped being Member, Constitutional Reform Bill Committee
22 Mar 2004Became Member, Constitutional Reform Bill Committee
16 Jul 2003Became Member, Procedure Committee (Lords)
13 Jun 2003Stopped being Minister of State (Criminal Policy), Home Office
13 Jun 2003Became Secretary of State, Department for Constitutional Affairs
12 Jun 2003Became Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission
12 Jun 2003Became Secretary of State for Constitutional Affairs and Lord Chancellor,
12 Jun 2003Stopped being Minister of State (Home Office) (Criminal Justice System),
29 May 2002Became Minister of State (Criminal Policy), Home Office
29 May 2002Stopped being Minister of State (Housing and Planning), Department for Transport, Local Government and the Regions
29 May 2002Became Minister of State (Home Office) (Criminal Justice System),
28 May 2002Stopped being Minister of State (Department of Transport, Local Government and Regions) (Housing & Planning),
11 Jun 2001Became Minister of State (Housing and Planning), Department for Transport, Local Government and the Regions
11 Jun 2001Stopped being Minister of State, Cabinet Office
8 Jun 2001Became Minister of State (Department of Transport, Local Government and Regions) (Housing & Planning),
28 Jul 1998Stopped being Solicitor General, Law Officers' Department
28 Jul 1998Became Minister of State, Cabinet Office
5 May 1997Became Solicitor General, Law Officers' Department

Policy Comparisons

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

AgreementPolicy
25% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
50% Assisted Dying
94% Asylum System - More strict
69% Business and community control of schools: For
42% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
86% Control Orders
8% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
72% European Union - For
40% Fox hunting - Ban
0% Gambling - Against permissiveness
77% Homosexuality - Equal rights
98% Identity cards - For introduction
50% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
100% No detention without charge or trial
0% Reducing the number of MPs - for
0% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
29% Schools - Greater Autonomy
50% Smoking ban - In favour
34% Stop climate change
100% Terrorism laws - For
50% 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.

AgreementNameParty
100.0%Lord Bradley Lab
100.0%Baroness Hale of RichmondJudge
100.0%Lord Hollick Lab
100.0%Baroness Jones of WhitchurchLab
100.0%The Bishop of LeicesterBishop
(10 MPs voted exactly the same as this one)

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