Voting Record — Lord Higgins (13340)

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 Con 22 votes out of 1110, 2.0% 1110 votes out of 2082, 53.3% 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 HigginsCon VoteRôle
Lords7 Mar 2017European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill - Report (Continued) Majorityno Rebel
Lords29 Feb 2016Scotland Bill - Report (2nd Day) minorityno Rebel
Lords21 Jul 2015Proposed Changes to the Standing Orders of the House of Commons — Motion Majorityno Rebel
Lords9 Dec 2014Criminal Justice and Courts Bill — Commons Reasons and Amendments Majorityno Rebel
Lords7 Apr 2014Immigration Bill — Report (3rd Day) Majorityno Rebel
31 Mar 2014Stopped being Member, Personal Service Companies Committee
12 Nov 2013Became Member, Personal Service Companies Committee
Lords8 Jul 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — Report (1st Day) minorityunknown Unknown
Lords24 Apr 2013Procedure of the House — Motion to Resolve minorityno Rebel
Lords10 Jan 2013Administration and Works Committee — Motion to Agree minorityno Rebel
24 Jul 2012Stopped being Member, Trusts (Capital and Income) Bill [HL] Special Public Bill Committee
19 Jun 2012Became Member, Trusts (Capital and Income) Bill [HL] Special Public Bill Committee
Lords18 Jun 2012Financial Services Bill — Committed to Committee minorityno Rebel
Lords23 Apr 2012Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill — Commons Reasons and Amendments minorityno Rebel
Lords23 Apr 2012Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill — Commons Reasons and Amendments Majorityno Rebel
Lords25 Jan 2012Welfare Reform Bill — Report (6th Day) Majorityno Rebel
Lords16 Feb 2011Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — No Threshold for Making Result of AV Referendum Binding minorityno Rebel
Lords16 Feb 2011Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Threshold for Making Result of AV Referendum Binding Majorityno Rebel
Lords7 Feb 2011Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — 40 Percent Turnout Threshold to make AV Referendum Binding ayeno Rebel
Lords19 Jan 2011Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Special Case for Isle of Wight Constituency Majorityno Rebel
Lords30 Nov 2010Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Make Alternative Vote Referendum Only Consultative minorityno Rebel
Lords29 Jun 2010House of Lords Reform Majorityno Rebel
31 Oct 2006Stopped being Member, Conventions (Joint Committee)
Lords19 Jun 2006Health Bill Majorityaye Rebel
22 May 2006Became Member, Conventions (Joint Committee)
Lords2 May 2006Speakership: House Committee Report Majorityaye Rebel
19 Dec 2005Stopped being Member, Committee on the Speakership of the House
12 Jul 2005Became Member, Committee on the Speakership of the House
20 May 2005Stopped being Spokespersons In the Lords, Work & Pensions and Welfare Reform
17 Mar 2005Became Spokespersons In the Lords, Work & Pensions and Welfare Reform
17 Mar 2005Stopped being Spokespersons In the Lords, Economic Affairs
22 Feb 2005Became Spokespersons In the Lords, Economic Affairs
22 Feb 2005Stopped being Shadow Minister, Economic Affairs
10 May 2004Became Shadow Minister, Economic Affairs
Lords28 Oct 2003Hunting Bill: amendment — hare coursing minorityno Rebel
Lords2 Jul 2003Communications Bill Majorityaye Rebel
Lords6 May 2003Extradition Bill Majorityaye Rebel
21 Mar 1997Stopped being Chair, Liaison Committee (Commons)
8 Nov 1995Stopped being Member, Standards in Public Life Committee
16 Nov 1994Became Member, Standards in Public Life Committee
16 Mar 1992Stopped being Member, Treasury & Civil Service Sub-Committee
16 Mar 1992Stopped being Member, Treasury & Civil Service Committee
16 Mar 1992Stopped being Member, Privileges Committee
1 Jan 1992Became Member, Treasury & Civil Service Committee
1 Jan 1992Stopped being Chair, Treasury & Civil Service Committee
22 Nov 1988Became Member, Privileges Committee
17 Jun 1987Became Member, Treasury & Civil Service Sub-Committee
9 Jun 1983Became Chair, Treasury & Civil Service Committee
9 Jun 1983Stopped being Member, Treasury & Civil Service Committee
9 Jun 1983Stopped being Member, Procedure Committee
9 Jun 1983Became Chair, Liaison Committee (Commons)
9 Jun 1983Stopped being Member, Liaison Committee (Commons)
15 Jun 1982Became Member, Liaison Committee (Commons)
20 Nov 1980Became Member, Procedure Committee
3 May 1979Became Member, Treasury & Civil Service Committee
4 Mar 1974Stopped being The Financial Secretary to the Treasury,
7 Apr 1972Became The Financial Secretary to the Treasury,
7 Apr 1972Stopped being Minister of State (HM Treasury),
23 Jun 1970Became Minister of State (HM Treasury),

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
76% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
0% Assisted Dying
20% Asylum System - More strict
53% Business and community control of schools: For
50% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
50% Control Orders
83% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
23% European Union - For
30% Fox hunting - Ban
50% Gambling - Against permissiveness
43% Homosexuality - Equal rights
8% Identity cards - For introduction
50% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
100% No detention without charge or trial
98% Reducing the number of MPs - for
0% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
63% Schools - Greater Autonomy
100% Smoking ban - In favour
66% Stop climate change
50% Terrorism laws - For
50% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
100% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
100% 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%Baroness Chapman Crossbench
100.0%The Bishop of ChelmsfordBishop
100.0%Lord Dear Crossbench
100.0%Lord Hope of CraigheadJudge
100.0%Lord Kingsdown Crossbench
(20 MPs voted exactly the same as this one)

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