Voting Record — Lord Lester of Herne Hill (13378)

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 Lester of Herne HillLDem VoteRôle
12 May 2016Stopped being Member, Constitution Committee
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee)
Lords9 Dec 2014Criminal Justice and Courts Bill — Commons Reasons and Amendments Majorityno Rebel
Lords9 Dec 2014Criminal Justice and Courts Bill — Commons Reasons and Amendments Majorityno Rebel
Lords27 Oct 2014Criminal Justice and Courts Bill — Report (3rd Day) Majorityno Rebel
Lords27 Oct 2014Criminal Justice and Courts Bill — Report (3rd Day) Majorityno Rebel
Lords27 Oct 2014Criminal Justice and Courts Bill — Report (3rd Day) Majorityno Rebel
Lords7 Apr 2014Immigration Bill — Report (3rd Day) Majorityno Rebel
Lords7 Apr 2014Immigration Bill — Report (3rd Day) Majorityno Rebel
Lords28 Oct 2013Energy Bill — Report (1st Day) minorityno Rebel
12 Jun 2013Became Member, Constitution Committee
Lords22 Apr 2013Growth and Infrastructure Bill — Commons Reasons Majorityno Rebel
Lords26 Mar 2013Justice and Security Bill [HL] — Commons Amendments minorityno Rebel
Lords4 Mar 2013Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill — Report (2nd Day) minorityno Rebel
Lords4 Mar 2013Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill — Report (2nd Day) Majorityno Rebel
Lords10 Jan 2013Administration and Works Committee — Motion to Agree Majorityaye Rebel
Lords23 Nov 2011Public Bodies Bill [HL] — Consideration of Commons Amendments minorityno Rebel
Lords15 Nov 2011Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Bill — Report minorityno Rebel
Lords8 Nov 2011Procedure of the House (Proposal 1) — Motion to Resolve Majorityaye Rebel
Lords13 Jul 2011European Union Bill — Suspension of Requirement for Referendum on Certain EU Decisions minorityno Rebel
Lords13 Jul 2011European Union Bill — Minister Empowered to Determine Referendum on Increased EU Powers and Competences Not Required minorityno Rebel
Lords15 Jun 2011European Union Bill — Expiry of Provisions Requiring Referendum Before Tranfering UK Powers to the EU Majorityno Rebel
Lords15 Jun 2011European Union Bill — Mechanism of EU Law Taking Effect in the UK Majorityno Rebel
Lords21 Dec 2010Identity Documents Bill — Consideration of Commons Reason: Motion to adjourn Majorityno Rebel
11 May 2010Stopped being Spokesperson for Women and Equality,
8 Jan 2009Stopped being Spokesperson in the Lords (Discrimination Law Refrom), Women and Equality
8 Jan 2009Became Spokesperson for Women and Equality,
26 Nov 2008Stopped being Member, EU Sub-Committee E - Justice and Institutions
21 Jul 2008Became Spokesperson in the Lords (Discrimination Law Refrom), Women and Equality
6 Mar 2008Stopped being Discrimination Law Reform, Work & Pensions
25 Oct 2007Became Discrimination Law Reform, Work & Pensions
6 Jul 2007Stopped being Women & Equality, Cross-Portfolio and Non-Portfolio Responsibilities
10 Jan 2007Became Women & Equality, Cross-Portfolio and Non-Portfolio Responsibilities
10 Jan 2007Stopped being Advisory Team On Legal Matters, Cross-Portfolio and Non-Portfolio Responsibilities
21 Mar 2006Stopped being Advisory Team On Legal Matters, Non-Departmental & Cross Departmental Responsibilities
21 Mar 2006Became Advisory Team On Legal Matters, Cross-Portfolio and Non-Portfolio Responsibilities
1 Jun 2005Stopped being Advisory Team On Legal Matters, Non-Departmental & Cross-Departmental Responsibilities
1 Jun 2005Became Advisory Team On Legal Matters, Non-Departmental & Cross Departmental Responsibilities
22 Feb 2005Became Advisory Team On Legal Matters, Non-Departmental & Cross-Departmental Responsibilities
Lords5 Jul 2004Children Bill [HL] tellayeaye Teller
26 Nov 2003Became Member, EU Sub-Committee E - Justice and Institutions
20 Nov 2003Stopped being Member, EU Sub-Committee E
3 Jul 2001Became Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee)
Lords26 Mar 2001Hunting Bill Majorityno Rebel
6 Dec 1999Became Member, EU Sub-Committee E
11 Nov 1999Stopped being Member, EU Sub-Committee F
28 Oct 1996Became Member, EU Sub-Committee F
17 Oct 1996Stopped being Member, Procedure Committee (Lords)
17 Oct 1996Stopped being Member, EU Sub-Committee E
23 Nov 1994Became Member, Procedure Committee (Lords)
22 Nov 1994Became Member, EU Sub-Committee E

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
24% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
100% Assisted Dying
13% Asylum System - More strict
34% Business and community control of schools: For
96% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
14% Control Orders
75% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
75% European Union - For
50% Fox hunting - Ban
100% Gambling - Against permissiveness
98% Homosexuality - Equal rights
8% Identity cards - For introduction
0% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
100% No detention without charge or trial
58% Reducing the number of MPs - for
50% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
37% Schools - Greater Autonomy
100% Smoking ban - In favour
62% Stop climate change
0% Terrorism laws - For
1% 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%Lord Alliance LDem
100.0%Baroness Chapman Crossbench
100.0%The Bishop of ChelmsfordBishop
100.0%Lord Dear Crossbench
100.0%Baroness Kingsmill Lab
(41 MPs voted exactly the same as this one)

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