Voting Record — Lord Willetts (10637)

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 23 Nov 2015 still in office Con 1 vote out of 113, 0.9% 113 votes out of 161, 70.2% 0 times
Havant 6 May 2010 30 Mar 2015 Con 5 votes out of 733, 0.7% 733 votes out of 1239, 59.2% 0 times
Havant 5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Con 10 votes out of 674, 1.5% 674 votes out of 1288, 52.3% 0 times
Havant 7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Con 5 votes out of 696, 0.7% 696 votes out of 1246, 55.9% 0 times
Havant 1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Con 0 votes out of 672, 0.0% 672 votes out of 1273, 52.8% 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 WillettsCon VoteRôle
Lords13 Mar 2017Higher Education and Research Bill - Report (3rd Day) Majorityno Rebel
HouseDateSubjectDavid WillettsCon VoteRôle
15 Jul 2014Stopped being Minister of State (Universities and Science),
Commons21 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — Third Reading Majorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — New Clause 8 — Domestic protection for persons Majorityaye Rebel
Commons20 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — New Clause 6 — Protection of Beliefs About Marriage Majorityaye Rebel
Commons20 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — New Clause 3 — Conscientious Objection From Registrars to Marrying Same Sex Couples Majorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Feb 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — Second Reading Majorityno Rebel
12 May 2010Became Minister of State (Universities and Science),
6 May 2010Stopped being Shadow Minister (Education),
HouseDateSubjectDavid WillettsCon VoteRôle
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [Lords] Majorityaye Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Point of Order — Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [ Lords] (Programme) (No. 2) Majorityno Rebel
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' salaries — £650 catch-up payment — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' salaries — Increase with Public Sector Earnings Index — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' salaries — Increases capped to 2.3% — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Sibling compatibility only regenerative tissue — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Testing for sibling tissue compatibility Majorityaye Rebel
3 Jul 2007Became Shadow Minister (Education),
3 Jul 2007Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for Education,
Commons19 Mar 2007Equality Act (Sexual Orientation) Regulations Majorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 6 (80 per Cent. Elected) Majorityno Rebel
Commons14 Feb 2006Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — consideration Majorityno Rebel
8 Dec 2005Became Shadow Secretary of State for Education,
8 Dec 2005Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State (Trade and Industry),
10 May 2005Became Shadow Secretary of State (Trade and Industry),
10 May 2005Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions,
HouseDateSubjectDavid WillettsCon VoteRôle
Commons26 Jan 2005Modernisation of the House of Commons minorityaye Rebel
Commons26 Oct 2004Removal of References to Strangers Majorityno Rebel
Commons14 Oct 2004EU Justice and Home Affairs Majorityno Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 4 (80 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 2 (100 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
18 Sep 2001Became Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions,
18 Sep 2001Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions,
HouseDateSubjectDavid WillettsCon VoteRôle
Commons13 Dec 2000Deferred Divisions - Fisheries: Total Allowable Catches and Quotas 2001 bothno Rebel
15 Jun 1999Became Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions,
15 Jun 1999Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for Education,
2 Jun 1998Became Shadow Secretary of State for Education,
15 Dec 1996Stopped being Paymaster General (HM Treasury),
15 Dec 1996Stopped being Parliamentary Secretary (Duchy of Lancaster Office),
20 Jul 1996Became Paymaster General (HM Treasury),
28 Nov 1995Became Parliamentary Secretary (Duchy of Lancaster Office),
28 Nov 1995Stopped being The Lord Commissioner of Her Majesty's Treasury,
8 Jul 1995Became The Lord Commissioner of Her Majesty's Treasury,
7 Jul 1995Stopped being Assistant Whip (HM Treasury),
20 Jul 1994Became Assistant Whip (HM Treasury),
6 Dec 1993Stopped being Member, Social Security Committee
27 Apr 1992Became Member, Social Security 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
51% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
84% Academy Schools - for
8% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
50% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
50% Apprenticeships
50% Assisted Dying
63% Asylum System - More strict
13% Ban fox hunting
20% Bankers' Bonus Tax
76% Business and community control of schools: For
100% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
50% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
83% Closed Material Proceedure
78% Coalition Programme for Government - For
1% Control Orders
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
50% Crossrail - In favour
75% Cull Badgers
75% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
60% Employee Shareholder Status
100% Encourage and incentivise saving
100% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
18% Energy Prices - More Affordable
100% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
45% European Union - For
84% Mass Retention of Communications Data
50% Public Ownership of Railways
76% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits

Possible Friends (more...)

Shows which Lords voted most similarly to this one in the 2015-present, 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.

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