Voting Record — Lord Foster of Bishop Auckland (10207)

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

ConstituencyFromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
House of Lords 22 Jun 2005 still in office Lab 6 votes out of 736, 0.8% 736 votes out of 1209, 60.9% 0 times
Bishop Auckland 7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 4 votes out of 874, 0.5% 874 votes out of 1246, 70.1% 0 times
Bishop Auckland 1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Lab 8 votes out of 862, 0.9% 862 votes out of 1273, 67.7% 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 Foster of Bishop AucklandLab VoteRôle
Lords27 Feb 2017European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 1 — Membership of the European Single Market minorityno Rebel
15 Mar 2016Stopped being Member, Equality Act 2010 and Disability Committee
9 Jul 2015Became Member, Equality Act 2010 and Disability Committee
Lords25 Jan 2010Equality Bill — Committee (4th Day) Majorityno Rebel
Lords25 Jan 2010Equality Bill — Committee (4th Day) Majorityno Rebel
Lords9 Jul 2009Coroners and Justice Bill — Committee (6th Day) — Hatred against persons on grounds of sexual orientation Majorityaye Rebel
Lords15 Jun 2009Political Parties and Elections Bill — Report (1st Day) (Continued) minorityaye Rebel
Lords31 Jan 2006Speakership of the House Majorityaye Rebel
19 Jul 2005Stopped being Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee)
12 Jul 2005Stopped being Member, Standards and Privileges Committee
HouseDateSubjectMr Derek FosterLab VoteRôle
11 Apr 2005Stopped being Member, Standards and Privileges Committee
11 Apr 2005Stopped being Member, Ecclesiastical Committee
Commons26 Jan 2005Car Mileage Allowance minorityno Rebel
28 May 2004Became Member, Standards and Privileges Committee
28 May 2004Became Member, Ecclesiastical Committee
15 May 2003Became Member, Standards and Privileges Committee
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected minorityno Rebel
31 Jan 2002Became Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee)
Commons16 Jul 2001Select Committees — Accommodation and Works — Transport, Local Government and the Regions Majorityaye Rebel
Commons16 Jul 2001Select Committees — Accommodation and Works — Foreign Affairs Majorityaye Rebel
HouseDateSubjectMr Derek FosterLab VoteRôle
11 May 2001Stopped being Member, Liaison Committee (Commons)
11 May 2001Stopped being Chair, Employment Sub-committee
11 May 2001Stopped being Member, Education Sub-committee
11 May 2001Stopped being Member, Education & Employment Committee
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno Rebel
Commons5 Apr 2000Freedom of Information Bill — Exception from duty to comply with decision notice or enforcement notice minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Apr 2000Freedom of Information Bill — Harm from disclosure must be substantial — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons5 Apr 2000Freedom of Information Bill — Formulation of government policy minorityno Rebel
Commons5 Apr 2000Freedom of Information Bill — Discretionary disclosures minorityno Rebel
Commons16 Dec 1998Modernisation of the House minorityno Rebel
23 Jul 1997Became Chair, Employment Sub-committee
23 Jul 1997Became Member, Education Sub-committee
14 Jul 1997Became Member, Liaison Committee (Commons)
14 Jul 1997Became Member, Education & Employment Committee
6 May 1997Stopped being Minister of State (Cabinet Office),
5 May 1997Stopped being Parliamentary Secretary, Cabinet Office
3 May 1997Became Parliamentary Secretary, Cabinet Office
3 May 1997Became Minister of State (Cabinet Office),
1 May 1997Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State,
31 Jul 1995Stopped being Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee,
1 Jul 1995Became Shadow Secretary of State,
1 Jul 1995Stopped being Shadow Chief Whip (Commons),
1 Aug 1985Became Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee,
1 Jul 1985Became Shadow Chief Whip (Commons),
15 Feb 1983Stopped being Member, Trade & Industry Committee
3 May 1979Became Member, Trade & Industry Committee

Policy Comparisons

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

AgreementPolicy
31% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
50% Assisted Dying
99% Asylum System - More strict
100% Ban fox hunting
75% Business and community control of schools: For
50% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
89% Control Orders
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
50% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
0% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
81% European Union - For
100% Foundation hospitals - In favour
100% Fox hunting - Ban
50% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
20% Fully Elected House of Lords
0% Gambling - Against permissiveness
56% Homosexuality - Equal rights
79% Identity cards - For introduction
99% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
0% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
50% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
100% Minumum Wage
2% No detention without charge or trial
92% Nuclear power - For
92% Post office - in favour of Government policy
8% Post office closures - against
100% Promote Occupational Pensions
42% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
16% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
2% Reducing the number of MPs - for
0% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
62% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
0% Same Sex Marriage - for
46% Schools - Greater Autonomy
56% Smoking ban - In favour
8% Stop climate change
50% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
91% Terrorism laws - For
32% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
0% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
8% University education fees - Should be free
63% University Tuition Fees - For
92% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
0% Voting age - Reduce to 16
0% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary

Possible Friends (more...)

Shows which Lords 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 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 Ford Lab
100.0%Baroness Jones of WhitchurchLab
100.0%Baroness Kingsmill Lab
100.0%Lord Malloch-Brown Lab
(11 MPs voted exactly the same as this one)

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