Voting Record — Lord Murphy of Torfaen (10454)

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 24 Nov 2015 still in office Lab 1 vote out of 95, 1.1% 95 votes out of 166, 57.2% 0 times
Torfaen 6 May 2010 30 Mar 2015 Lab 6 votes out of 842, 0.7% 842 votes out of 1239, 68.0% 0 times
Torfaen 5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Lab 17 votes out of 1014, 1.7% 1014 votes out of 1288, 78.7% 0 times
Torfaen 7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 4 votes out of 494, 0.8% 494 votes out of 1246, 39.6% 0 times
Torfaen 1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Lab 3 votes out of 537, 0.6% 537 votes out of 1273, 42.2% 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 Murphy of TorfaenLab VoteRôle
Lords12 Dec 2016Policing and Crime Bill - Report (3rd Day) minorityno Rebel
11 Feb 2016Stopped being Chair, Draft Investigatory Powers Bill (Joint Committee)
26 Nov 2015Became Chair, Draft Investigatory Powers Bill (Joint Committee)
26 Nov 2015Stopped being Member, Draft Investigatory Powers Bill (Joint Committee)
25 Nov 2015Became Member, Draft Investigatory Powers Bill (Joint Committee)
HouseDateSubjectPaul MurphyLab VoteRôle
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee)
Commons23 Feb 2015Serious Crime Bill — New Clause 1 — Making Clear Abortion on the Basis of Gender is Illegal minorityno Rebel
Commons3 Feb 2015Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Mitochondrial Donation) Regulations 2015 minorityaye Rebel
Commons21 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — Third Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons20 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — New Clause 10 — Civil Partnerships for All Couples minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — New Clause 8 — Domestic protection for persons minorityno Rebel
Commons5 Feb 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
30 Nov 2010Became Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee)
Commons14 Jul 2010Terrorism Act 2006 (Disapplication of Section 25) Order 2010 Majorityunknown Unknown
6 May 2010Stopped being Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee)
HouseDateSubjectPaul MurphyLab VoteRôle
13 Jan 2010Became Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee)
5 Jun 2009Stopped being The Secretary of State for Wales,
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Clause 68 — Commencement minorityno Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Clause 4 — Prohibitions in connection with genetic material not of human origin minorityno Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [Lords] minorityno Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [Lords] minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Change abortion limit from 24 weeks to 22 weeks — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Prospects for life of handicapped child must be given before abortion — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Change abortion limit from 24 weeks to 20 weeks — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Change abortion limit from 24 weeks to 16 weeks — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Change abortion limit from 24 weeks to 12 weeks — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Fertility treatment requires male role model — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Fertility treatment requires father and mother — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Sibling compatibility only regenerative tissue — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Testing for sibling tissue compatibility minorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Animal DNA may be inserted into an embryo minorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Cannot use gametes or pronuclei — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Human-animal hybrid licenses minorityno Rebel
29 Jan 2008Stopped being Chair, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament
25 Jan 2008Became The Secretary of State for Wales,
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected minorityno Rebel
11 Jul 2005Became Chair, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament
11 Jul 2005Stopped being Member, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament
6 May 2005Stopped being The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland,
HouseDateSubjectPaul MurphyLab VoteRôle
Commons26 Jan 2005Modernisation of the House of Commons Majorityno Rebel
Commons16 Jun 2003Licensing Bill [Lords] — Schedule 1 — Provision Of Regulated Entertainment minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected minorityno Rebel
24 Oct 2002Became The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland,
24 Oct 2002Stopped being The Secretary of State for Wales,
Commons24 Jul 2002Deferred Divisions — Business of the House minorityno Rebel
30 Jul 2001Became Member, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament
HouseDateSubjectPaul MurphyLab VoteRôle
Commons19 Dec 2000Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Research Purposes) Regulations minorityaye Rebel
Commons7 Nov 2000Programming of Bills - I. Programme orders: supplementary provisions Majorityaye Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno Rebel
29 Jul 1999Became The Secretary of State for Wales,
29 Jul 1999Stopped being The Minister of State, Northern Ireland Office,
1 May 1997Became The Minister of State, Northern Ireland Office,
1 May 1997Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Defence),
1 Nov 1995Became Shadow Spokesperson (Defence),
1 Nov 1995Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs),
1 Jul 1995Became Shadow Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs),
1 Jul 1995Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Northern Ireland),
1 Jul 1994Became Shadow Spokesperson (Northern Ireland),
1 Jul 1994Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Wales),
20 Mar 1989Stopped being Member, Welsh Affairs Committee
1 Jul 1988Became Shadow Spokesperson (Wales),
17 Jun 1987Became Member, Welsh Affairs 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
79% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
8% Academy Schools - for
92% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
50% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
67% Apprenticeships
50% Assisted Dying
82% Asylum System - More strict
84% Ban fox hunting
92% Bankers' Bonus Tax
58% Business and community control of schools: For
0% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
0% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
33% Closed Material Proceedure
19% Coalition Programme for Government - For
100% Control Orders
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
100% Crossrail - In favour
25% Cull Badgers
75% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
10% Employee Shareholder Status
0% Encourage and incentivise saving
0% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
89% Energy Prices - More Affordable
6% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
76% European Union - For
8% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
29% Fixed Term Parliaments
100% Foundation hospitals - In favour
84% Fox hunting - Ban
12% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
40% Fully Elected House of Lords
50% Further Devolution to Scotland
55% Further devolution to Wales
70% Gambling - Against permissiveness
0% GP Commissioning in the NHS
29% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
14% Higher taxes on banks
0% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
61% Homosexuality - Equal rights
70% HS2 - In Favour
69% Human Rights and Equality
92% Identity cards - For introduction
50% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
100% Incentivise membership of press regulator
28% Increase Air Passenger Duty
11% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
10% Increase VAT
0% Inheritance Tax
98% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
21% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
100% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
100% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
0% Localise Council Tax Support
40% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
50% Make it easier to trigger a new election for an MP
100% Mansion Tax
95% Mass Retention of Communications Data
12% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
100% Military Action against Daesh / ISIL
100% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
89% Minumum Wage
93% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
66% More powers for local councils
0% No detention without charge or trial
92% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
98% Nuclear power - For
99% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
83% Pension auto-enrolment - For
8% Police and Crime Commissioners
93% Post office - in favour of Government policy
7% Post office closures - against
100% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
0% Privatise Royal Mail
31% Promote Occupational Pensions
56% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
50% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
50% Public Ownership of Railways
100% Rail Fares - Lower
7% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
83% Reduce capital gains tax
0% Reduce central funding for local government
11% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
9% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
22% Reducing the number of MPs - for
14% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
31% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
0% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
40% Register of Lobbyists
67% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
57% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
100% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
14% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
10% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
0% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
42% Right to strike
61% Same Sex Marriage - for
28% Schools - Greater Autonomy
0% Sell England's Public Forests
78% Smoking ban - In favour
100% State control of bus services
56% Stop climate change
78% Stronger Military Covenant
56% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
50% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
100% Termination of pregnancy - against
100% Terrorism laws - For
0% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
92% Trade Union Regulation
50% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
54% Transparency of Parliament
83% Trident replacement - In favour
0% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
10% University education fees - Should be free
52% University Tuition Fees - For
87% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
50% Voting age - Reduce to 16
0% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
100% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

Possible Friends (more...)

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