Voting Record — Mark Francois MP, Rayleigh and Wickford (10901)

Note: our records only go back to 1997 for the Commons and 2001 for the Lords (more details).

ConstituencyFromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
Rayleigh and Wickford 8 May 2015 3 May 2017 Con 0 votes out of 279, 0.0% 279 votes out of 467, 59.7% 0 times
Rayleigh and Wickford 6 May 2010 30 Mar 2015 Con 5 votes out of 996, 0.5% 996 votes out of 1239, 80.4% 0 times
Rayleigh 5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Con 4 votes out of 907, 0.4% 907 votes out of 1288, 70.4% 0 times
Rayleigh 7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Con 5 votes out of 970, 0.5% 970 votes out of 1246, 77.8% 132 times

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Interesting Votes

Votes in parliament for which this MP's vote differed from the majority vote of their party (Rebel), or in which this MP was a teller (Teller), or both (Rebel Teller).

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HouseDateSubjectMark FrancoisCon VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller
17 Jul 2016Stopped being Minister of State (Communities and Local Government),
8 May 2015Became Minister of State (Communities and Local Government),
8 May 2015Stopped being The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence,
HouseDateSubjectMark FrancoisCon VoteRôle
Commons11 Mar 2015Standardised Packaging of Tobacco Products Regulations 2015 minorityaye Rebel
Commons11 Feb 2015Offence of Failing to Prevent Smoking In an Enclosed Vehicle in the Presence of Someone Under 18 minorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Feb 2015Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Mitochondrial Donation) Regulations 2015 minorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Feb 2014Children and Families Bill — Offence of Smoking in a Private Vehicle When A Person Under 18 is Present minorityaye Rebel
9 May 2013Stopped being Member, Committee of Selection
22 Oct 2012Stopped being Member, Administration Committee
6 Sep 2012Became The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence,
6 Sep 2012Stopped being The Vice-Chamberlain of Her Majesty's Household,
Commons13 Oct 2011Use of Hand-held Electronic Devices and Social Media in the Chamber (Backbench Business) minorityno Rebel
8 Mar 2011Stopped being Member, Armed Forces Bill Committee
17 Jan 2011Became Member, Armed Forces Bill Committee
26 Jul 2010Became Member, Administration Committee
21 Jun 2010Became Member, Committee of Selection
12 May 2010Became The Vice-Chamberlain of Her Majesty's Household,
6 May 2010Stopped being Shadow Minister (Europe),
HouseDateSubjectMark FrancoisCon VoteRôle
Commons9 Jul 2008Biometric registration of immigrants — Regulations Majorityunknown Unknown
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
3 Jul 2007Became Shadow Minister (Europe),
3 Jul 2007Stopped being Shadow Paymaster General,
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected minorityno Rebel
12 Jul 2005Stopped being Member, Environmental Audit Committee
10 May 2005Became Shadow Paymaster General,
10 May 2005Stopped being Shadow Economic Secretary (Treasury),
HouseDateSubjectMark FrancoisCon VoteRôle
Commons16 Nov 2004Hunting Bill — Clause 1 — Hunting wild mammals with dogs tellnono Teller
Commons16 Nov 2004Hunting Bill — Clause 1 — Hunting wild mammals with dogs tellnono Teller
Commons12 Oct 2004Civil Partnership Bill [Lords] minorityaye Rebel
Commons6 Jul 2004Finance Bill — [1st Allotted Day] — New Clause 7 — Application of sections 298 to 301 tellayeaye Teller
Commons5 Jul 2004Personal Indebtedness and Savings tellnono Teller
Commons5 Jul 2004Personal Indebtedness and Savings tellayeaye Teller
Commons5 Jul 2004Postal Services — Calls for details of Exceptions Service — rejected tellayeaye Teller
Commons21 Jun 2004Health Protection Agency Bill [Lords] (Programme) tellnono Teller
Commons24 May 2004Civil Contingencies Bill — New Clause 3 — Emergency Powers Committee tellayeaye Teller
Commons24 May 2004Civil Contingencies Bill — New Clause 2 — Emergency Public Education And Training Board tellayeaye Teller
Commons24 May 2004Civil Contingencies Bill — New Clause 1 — Emergency Volunteer Reserve tellayeaye Teller
Commons13 May 2004Child Trust Funds Bill — Clause 10 — Further Contributions by Inland Revenue tellayeaye Teller
Commons13 May 2004Child Trust Funds Bill (Programme) (No. 3) tellnono Teller
Commons12 May 2004Deferred Division — Visitor Facilities minorityaye Rebel
Commons11 May 2004Housing Bill (Programme) (No. 2) tellnono Teller
10 May 2004Became Shadow Economic Secretary (Treasury),
10 May 2004Stopped being Opposition Whip (Commons),
Commons4 May 2004Scottish Parliament (Constituencies) Bill — Schedule 1 — Substitution of Schedule 1 to the Scotland Act 1998 tellnono Teller
Commons26 Apr 2004Justice (Northern Ireland) Bill [Lords] — Schedule 3 — Court Security tellnono Teller
Commons26 Apr 2004Justice (Northern Ireland) Bill [Lords] — Clause 5 — Removal Or Suspension From Listed Judicial Offices tellayeaye Teller
Commons29 Mar 2004Employment Relations Bill — Clause 34 — Information and Consultation: Great Britain tellnono Teller
Commons29 Mar 2004Employment Relations Bill — Clause 34 — Information and Consultation: Great Britain tellayeaye Teller
Commons29 Mar 2004Employment Relations Bill — New Clause 2 — Intimidation tellayeaye Teller
Commons29 Mar 2004European Parliamentary and Local Elections (Pilots) Bill tellnono Teller
Commons23 Mar 2004Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation — 36. Construction industry scheme tellnono Teller
Commons15 Mar 2004Fire and Rescue Services Bill — New Clause 7 — Directions Relating to Particular Classes of Fires and Emergencies tellayeaye Teller
Commons15 Mar 2004Fire and Rescue Services Bill — New Clause 5 — Regional Management Structures tellayeaye Teller
Commons15 Mar 2004Fire and Rescue Services Bill — New Clause 4 — Limitation on Power to Authorise Charging tellayeaye Teller
Commons15 Mar 2004Fire and Rescue Services Bill — New Clause 1 — Fire And Rescue National Framework — Scrutiny tellayeaye Teller
Commons8 Mar 2004European Parliamentary and Local Elections (Pilots) Bill — Clause 2 — Pilot Order tellnono Teller
Commons8 Mar 2004European Parliamentary and Local Elections (Pilots) Bill — Clause 2 — Pilot Order tellnono Teller
Commons8 Mar 2004European Parliamentary and Local Elections (Pilots) Bill — Clause 1 — Piloting Conduct at European and Local Elections tellnono Teller
Commons8 Mar 2004European Parliamentary and Local Elections (Pilots) Bill (Programme) (No. 3) tellnono Teller
Commons3 Mar 2004Protection of Vulnerable Children tellnono Teller
Commons1 Mar 2004Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, Etc.) Bill — New Clause 8 — Initial decisions tellayeaye Teller
Commons1 Mar 2004Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, Etc.) Bill — Clause 11 — Unification of appeal system tellayeaye Teller
Commons9 Feb 2004Employment Relations Bill (Programme) (No.2) tellnono Teller
Commons9 Feb 2004Scottish Parliament (Constituencies) Bill (Programme) tellnono Teller
Commons9 Feb 2004Scottish Parliament (Constituencies) Bill tellnono Teller
Commons2 Feb 2004Horserace Betting and Olympic Lottery Bill — Clause 15 — Abolition of levy tellayeaye Teller
Commons2 Feb 2004Horserace Betting and Olympic Lottery Bill — Clause 8 — Exclusive licence tellayeaye Teller
Commons26 Jan 2004Fire and Rescue Services Bill tellayeaye Teller
Commons21 Jan 2004Scottish Constituencies (Members' Voting Rights) tellnono Teller
Commons19 Jan 2004Civil Contingencies Bill (Programme) tellnono Teller
Commons12 Jan 2004Housing Bill tellnono Teller
Commons12 Jan 2004Housing Bill tellayeaye Teller
Commons5 Jan 2004Traffic Management Bill (Programme) tellnono Teller
Commons5 Jan 2004Traffic Management Bill tellayeaye Teller
Commons4 Dec 2003The Economy tellayeaye Teller
Commons17 Nov 2003Delegated Legislation — Investigatory Powers tellnono Teller
Commons17 Nov 2003Delegated Legislation — Investigatory Powers tellnono Teller
Commons17 Nov 2003Anti-social Behaviour Bill — Clause 61 — Power to Remove Trespassers: Alternative Site Available tellayeaye Teller
Commons10 Nov 2003Water Bill [Lords] — Schedule 1 — The Water Services Regulation Authority tellayeaye Teller
Commons10 Nov 2003Water Bill [Lords] — New Clause 2 — Commencement and Expiry of Licences tellayeaye Teller
Commons3 Nov 2003Sexual Offences Bill [Lords] — New Clause 4 — Anonymity Of Suspects And Defendants In Certain Cases (No.2) tellayeaye Teller
Commons27 Oct 2003Health Care Targets tellnono Teller
Commons27 Oct 2003Health Care Targets tellayeaye Teller
Commons27 Oct 2003Defence Policy — NATO and Europe tellayeaye Teller
Commons16 Sep 2003EU Constitution tellnono Teller
Commons16 Sep 2003EU Constitution tellayeaye Teller
Commons16 Sep 2003Electricity Supply tellayeaye Teller
Commons15 Sep 2003Local Government Bill — Before Clause 25 tellnono Teller
Commons15 Sep 2003Local Government Bill — Clause 11 — Use of Capital Receipts tellnono Teller
Commons15 Sep 2003Local Government Bill (Programme) (No. 4) tellnono Teller
Commons15 Sep 2003Programme Motions — Water Bill [Lords] (Programme) (No. 2) tellnono Teller
Commons8 Sep 2003Planning and Compulsory Purchase Bill (Programme) (No. 2) tellnono Teller
Commons8 Sep 2003Water Bill [Lords] (Programme) tellnono Teller
Commons8 Sep 2003Water Bill tellayeaye Teller
Commons14 Jul 2003Communications Bill — Clause 340 — Modification of Disqualification Provisions tellnono Teller
Commons8 Jul 2003Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill (Programme) (No. 2) tellnono Teller
Commons7 Jul 2003Tax Credits tellnono Teller
Commons7 Jul 2003Tax Credits tellayeaye Teller
Commons7 Jul 2003Government Targets tellayeaye Teller
Commons25 Jun 2003Fair Trade tellayeaye Teller
Commons25 Jun 2003Tuition Fees tellayeaye Teller
Commons24 Jun 2003Licensing Bill [Lords] tellnono Teller
Commons24 Jun 2003Anti-social Behaviour Bill (Programme) (No. 2) tellnono Teller
Commons23 Jun 2003Consolidated Fund (Appropriation) (No. 2) Bill tellnono Teller
Commons17 Jun 2003Government Reshuffle tellayeaye Teller
Commons16 Jun 2003Licensing Bill [Lords] — New Clause 7 — Allowing Children Into Licensed Premises tellnono Teller
Commons16 Jun 2003Licensing Bill [Lords] — New Clause 7 — Allowing Children Into Licensed Premises tellayeaye Teller
Commons16 Jun 2003Licensing Bill [Lords] — Schedule 8 — Transitional Provision Etc. tellayeaye Teller
Commons16 Jun 2003Licensing Bill [Lords] — Clause 17 — Application For Premises Licence tellayeaye Teller
Commons16 Jun 2003Licensing Bill [Lords] — Schedule 1 — Provision Of Regulated Entertainment tellayeaye Teller
Commons16 Jun 2003Licensing Bill [Lords] — Schedule 1 — Provision Of Regulated Entertainment tellayeaye Teller
Commons11 Jun 2003Post Office Card Accounts tellnono Teller
Commons11 Jun 2003Post Office Card Accounts tellayeaye Teller
Commons11 Jun 2003European Treaty Referendum tellnono Teller
Commons11 Jun 2003European Treaty Referendum tellayeaye Teller
Commons14 May 2003Finance Bill — Clause 139 — Employee Securities and Options tellayeaye Teller
Commons14 May 2003Finance Bill — Clause 138 — Approved Share Plans and Schemes tellnono Teller
Commons14 May 2003Finance Bill — Clause 135 — Provision of Services Through Intermediary tellayeaye Teller
Commons12 May 2003Northern Ireland Assembly (Elections and Periods of Suspension) Bill (Allocation of Time) tellnono Teller
Commons7 May 2003Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill (Programme) tellnono Teller
Commons7 May 2003Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill tellnono Teller
Commons14 Apr 2003Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation — 25. Corporation Tax (Charge And Rate For 2004) tellnono Teller
Commons2 Apr 2003Criminal Justice Bill — Clause 85 — Defendant's Bad Character tellayeaye Teller
Commons2 Apr 2003Criminal Justice Bill — Clause 99 — Admissibility of Hearsay Evidence tellayeaye Teller
Commons2 Apr 2003Criminal Justice Bill tellayeaye Teller
Commons1 Apr 2003Crime (International Co-Operation) Bill [Lords] (Programme) tellnono Teller
Commons26 Mar 2003Police (Northern Ireland) Bill [Lords] — New Clause 14 — Belfast (No. 2) tellnono Teller
Commons26 Mar 2003Police (Northern Ireland) Bill [Lords] — New Clause 2 — Independent Members: Disqualification tellayeaye Teller
Commons26 Mar 2003Police (Northern Ireland) Bill [Lords] — New Clause 2 — Independent Members: Disqualification tellnono Teller
Commons26 Mar 2003Police (Northern Ireland) Bill [Lords] (Programme) (No. 4) tellnono Teller
Commons19 Mar 2003Community Care (Delayed Discharges Etc.) Bill — After Clause 4 tellnono Teller
Commons19 Mar 2003Community Care (Delayed Discharges Etc.) Bill — Clause 3 — Duties Arising Where a Notice Under Section 2 is Given tellnono Teller
Commons19 Mar 2003Community Care (Delayed Discharges Etc.) Bill — Clause 3 — Duties Arising Where a Notice Under Section 2 is Given tellnono Teller
Commons19 Mar 2003Community Care (Delayed Discharges Etc.) Bill — Clause 2 — Notice of Patient's Possible Need for Community Care Services tellnono Teller
Commons19 Mar 2003Community Care (Delayed Discharges Etc.) Bill — Clause 2 — Notice of Patient's Possible Need for Community Care Services tellnono Teller
Commons19 Mar 2003Community Care (Delayed Discharges Etc.) Bill — Clause 2 — Notice of Patient's Possible Need for Community Care Services tellnono Teller
Commons5 Mar 2003Local Government Bill — [1st Allotted Day] — Clause 77 — Statutory Revaluation Cycle tellnono Teller
Commons5 Mar 2003Local Government Bill — [1st Allotted Day] — New Clause 8 — Council Tax and Regional Bodies tellayeaye Teller
Commons5 Mar 2003Local Government Bill — [1st Allotted Day] — New Clause 3 — Use of Housing Capital Receipts — Reserved Portion tellayeaye Teller
Commons12 Feb 2003Mid-Term Review of the Common Agricultural Policy tellnono Teller
Commons12 Feb 2003Mid-Term Review of the Common Agricultural Policy tellayeaye Teller
Commons12 Feb 2003Economy and Public Services tellnono Teller
Commons12 Feb 2003Economy and Public Services tellayeaye Teller
Commons5 Feb 2003Local Government Finance tellnono Teller
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons16 Jan 2003Fisheries tellayeaye Teller
Commons15 Jan 2003Community Care (Delayed Discharges etc.) Bill — Clause 12 — Free Provision of Certain Community Care Services tellnono Teller
Commons15 Jan 2003Community Care (Delayed Discharges etc.) Bill — Clause 4 — Liability to make Delayed Discharge Payments tellayeaye Teller
Commons8 Jan 2003Foundation Hospitals tellnono Teller
Commons8 Jan 2003Foundation Hospitals tellayeaye Teller
Commons18 Dec 2002Regional Assemblies (Preparations) Bill — Clause 2 — Referendum Question tellayeaye Teller
Commons18 Dec 2002Regional Assemblies (Preparations) Bill — [Sir Alan Haselhurst in the Chair] — Clause 1 — Referendums tellayeaye Teller
Commons12 Dec 2002Environment, Food and Rural Affairs tellnono Teller
Commons12 Dec 2002Environment, Food and Rural Affairs tellayeaye Teller
Commons27 Nov 2002Health (Wales) Bill (Programme) tellnono Teller
Commons20 Nov 2002Home Affairs tellayeaye Teller
Commons6 Nov 2002Animal Health Bill — Clause 7 — Slaughter: Power of Entry tellnono Teller
Commons6 Nov 2002Animal Health Bill — Clause 7 — Slaughter: Power of Entry tellnono Teller
Commons6 Nov 2002Animal Health Bill — New Clause tellnono Teller
Commons6 Nov 2002Animal Health Bill — New Clause tellnono Teller
Commons6 Nov 2002Animal Health Bill — Clause 1 — Foot-and-Mouth Disease tellnono Teller
Commons30 Oct 2002Enterprise Bill — Clause 1 — Office of Fair Trading tellnono Teller
Commons23 Oct 2002National Lottery tellayeaye Teller
10 May 2002Became Opposition Whip (Commons),
Commons19 Jul 2001International Development minorityaye Rebel
16 Jul 2001Became Member, Environmental Audit Committee
Commons5 Jul 2001Parliamentary Pensions minorityaye Rebel

Policy Comparisons

This chart shows the percentage agreement between this MP and each of the policies in the database, according to their voting record.

AgreementPolicy
84% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
94% Academy Schools - for
50% Action to prevent domestic violence
0% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
64% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
47% Apprenticeships
0% Assisted Dying
72% Asylum System - More strict
75% Balance the Budget Without Borrowing
0% Ban fox hunting
15% Bankers' Bonus Tax
76% Business and community control of schools: For
100% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
100% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
100% Closed Material Proceedure
87% Coalition Programme for Government - For
3% Control Orders
50% Crossrail - In favour
75% Cull Badgers
75% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
42% Do more to help refugees inclding children
90% Employee Shareholder Status
69% Encourage and incentivise saving
100% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
0% Energy Prices - More Affordable
50% English Votes on English Laws etc.
89% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
35% European Union - For
88% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
50% Extend Right to Buy to Housing Associations
83% Fixed Term Parliaments
11% For the UK to Remain a Member of the EU
10% Foundation hospitals - In favour
0% Fox hunting - Ban
27% Fully Elected House of Lords
11% Further Devolution to Scotland
12% Further devolution to Wales
57% Gambling - Against permissiveness
100% GP Commissioning in the NHS
79% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
65% Higher taxes on banks
50% Higher taxes on sugary drinks
100% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
15% Homosexuality - Equal rights
83% HS2 - In Favour
34% Human Rights and Equality
8% Identity cards - For introduction
100% In Favour of Mass Surveillance
40% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
33% Incentivise membership of press regulator
100% Increase Air Passenger Duty
92% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
93% Increase VAT
25% Inheritance Tax
99% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
85% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
11% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
0% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
100% Localise Council Tax Support
58% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
60% Make High Earners Pay Market Rent for Council Home
50% Make it easier to trigger a new election for an MP
0% Mansion Tax
80% Mass Retention of Communications Data
48% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
0% Member trustees on pension boards
100% Merge Police and Fire under Police & Crime Cmmr
100% Military Action against Daesh / ISIL
16% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
27% Minumum Wage
0% More funds for social care
3% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
36% More powers for local councils
39% No detention without charge or trial
0% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
57% Nuclear power - For
30% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
58% Pension auto-enrolment - For
50% Phase out of Tenancies for Life
100% Police and Crime Commissioners
0% Post office - in favour of Government policy
100% Post office closures - against
25% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
100% Privatise Royal Mail
79% Promote Occupational Pensions
19% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
58% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
31% Public Ownership of Railways
0% Rail Fares - Lower
85% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
65% Reduce capital gains tax
92% Reduce central funding for local government
91% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
90% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
84% Reducing the number of MPs - for
88% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
69% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
100% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
71% Register of Lobbyists
38% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
29% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
67% Replace Higher Education Grants with Loans
25% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
82% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
84% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
0% Retain funds from council house sales locally
100% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
10% Right for EU Citizens in the UK to Stay
2% Right to strike
30% Same Sex Marriage - for
97% Schools - Greater Autonomy
100% Sell England's Public Forests
23% Smoking ban - In favour
32% State control of bus services
46% Stop climate change
6% Stronger Military Covenant
52% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
25% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
88% Termination of pregnancy - against
16% Terrorism laws - For
100% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
50% Tougher on illegal immigration
81% Trade Union Regulation
74% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
43% Transparency of Parliament
93% Trident replacement - In favour
100% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
92% University education fees - Should be free
48% University Tuition Fees - For
95% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
32% Voting age - Reduce to 16
17% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
0% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

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