Voting Record — Lord Watson of Richmond (12900)

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 1998 still in office LDem 9 votes out of 528, 1.7% 528 votes out of 2092, 25.2% 1 time

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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).

See also all votes... attended | possible

HouseDateSubjectLord Watson of RichmondLDem VoteRôle
Lords4 Mar 2015Deregulation Bill — Third Reading minorityno Rebel
Lords4 Nov 2013Energy Bill — Report (2nd Day) minorityaye Rebel
Lords27 Mar 2012Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill — Third Reading minorityno Rebel
11 May 2010Stopped being Spokesperson for Innovation, Universities and Skills,
12 Nov 2009Stopped being Member, EU Sub-Committee A - Economic and Financial Affairs, and International Trade
8 Jan 2009Stopped being Spokesperson in the Lords (Universities), Innovation, Universities and Skills
8 Jan 2009Became Spokesperson for Innovation, Universities and Skills,
27 Jul 2007Became Spokesperson in the Lords (Universities), Innovation, Universities and Skills
Lords14 Mar 2007House of Lords: Reform (80pc elected, 20pc appointed) Majorityaye Rebel
Lords14 Mar 2007House of Lords: Reform (Fully Appointed) Majorityno Rebel
1 Jun 2005Stopped being Spokesperson in the Lords, Foreign & Commonwealth Affairs
24 May 2005Became Member, EU Sub-Committee A - Economic and Financial Affairs, and International Trade
22 Feb 2005Became Spokesperson in the Lords, Foreign & Commonwealth Affairs
22 Feb 2005Stopped being Shadow Minister, Foreign & Commonwealth Affairs
Lords4 Mar 2004Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Bill [HL] minorityunknown Unknown
26 Jan 2004Became Shadow Minister, Foreign & Commonwealth Affairs
20 Nov 2003Stopped being Member, EU Sub-Committee C
Lords4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — 60 per cent elected/40 per cent appointed Majorityaye Rebel
Lords4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — 80 per cent elected/20 per cent appointed Majorityaye Rebel
Lords4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — fully elected Majorityaye Rebel
Lords24 Jul 2002Procedure of the House: Select Committee Report tellnono Teller
Lords26 Mar 2001Hunting Bill Majorityno Rebel
6 Dec 1999Became Member, EU Sub-Committee C

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
50% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
50% Assisted Dying
13% Asylum System - More strict
50% Business and community control of schools: For
50% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
14% Control Orders
100% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
58% European Union - For
40% Fox hunting - Ban
100% Gambling - Against permissiveness
74% Homosexuality - Equal rights
16% Identity cards - For introduction
0% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
100% No detention without charge or trial
100% Reducing the number of MPs - for
100% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
50% Schools - Greater Autonomy
50% Smoking ban - In favour
70% Stop climate change
0% 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 1997-2001, 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%Baroness Chapman Crossbench
100.0%The Bishop of ChelmsfordBishop
100.0%Lord Dear Crossbench
100.0%Baroness Meacher Crossbench
100.0%The Bishop of Southwell and NottinghamBishop
(9 MPs voted exactly the same as this one)

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