Voting Record — Mark Harper MP, Forest of Dean (11588)

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

FromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
6 May 2010 still in office Con 7 votes out of 980, 0.7% 980 votes out of 1110, 88.3% 0 times
5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Con 8 votes out of 990, 0.8% 990 votes out of 1288, 76.9% 5 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 HarperCon VoteRôle
Commons10 Feb 2014Children and Families Bill — Offence of Smoking in a Private Vehicle When A Person Under 18 is Present minorityaye Rebel
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
Commons9 Sep 2011Legislation (Territorial Extent) Bill — Third Reading — Impact of Bills on Each Part of the United Kingdom Majorityaye Rebel
11 May 2010Stopped being Shadow Minister (Disabled People), Work and Pensions
HouseDateSubjectMark HarperCon VoteRôle
24 Nov 2009Stopped being a member of the Work and Pensions Committee
8 Sep 2009Became Shadow Minister (Disabled People), Work and Pensions
8 Sep 2009Stopped being Shadow Minister (Disabled People), Work & Pensions
10 Aug 2009Became a member of the Work and Pensions Committee
27 Jul 2009Became Shadow Minister (Disabled People), Work & Pensions
27 Jul 2009Stopped being Shadow Minister, Work & Pensions
Commons12 Jun 2009Prayers — Crown Employment (Nationality) Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2008Opposition Day — [11th Allotted Day — Second Part] — Bournemouth Borough Council Bill [ Lords] (By Order) minorityaye Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2008Opposition Day — [11th Allotted Day — Second Part] — Manchester City Council Bill [ Lords] (By Order) minorityaye Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2008Opposition Day — [11th Allotted Day — Second Part] — Manchester City Council Bill [ Lords] (By Order) minorityaye Rebel
Commons6 Jun 2008Motion to sit in private — Voting Age (Reduction) Bill tellnono Teller
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
6 Jul 2007Became Shadow Minister, Work & Pensions
6 Jul 2007Stopped being Shadow Minister, Defence
16 Nov 2006Stopped being a member of the Administration Committee
Commons14 Mar 2006Animal Welfare Bill — New Clause "8" — Docking of dogs' tails minorityaye Rebel
16 Dec 2005Became Shadow Minister, Defence
Commons2 Dec 2005Motion to sit in Private tellayeno Rebel Teller
Commons29 Nov 2005Representation of the People (Reduction of Voting Age) tellnono Teller
14 Jul 2005Became a member of the Administration Committee
Commons13 Jul 2005Committees — Administration Committee — Pay for Chairmen of Standing Committees tellayeaye Teller
Commons13 Jul 2005Committees — Term Limits for Chairmen of Select Committees tellnono Teller

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
100% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
94% Abusive Tax Avoidance Should be Illegal
100% Academy Schools - for
0% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
8% Bankers' Bonus Tax
100% 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
89% Coalition Programme for Government - For
81% Control Orders
50% Crossrail - In favour
75% Cull Badgers
100% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
100% Employee Shareholder Status
100% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
0% Energy Prices - More Affordable
100% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
40% European Union - For
95% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
94% Fixed Term Parliaments
40% Fully Elected House of Lords
4% Further Devolution to Scotland
20% Further devolution to Wales
28% Gambling - Against permissiveness
100% GP Commissioning in the NHS
85% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
100% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
85% Homosexuality - Equal rights
78% Human Rights and Equality
0% Identity cards - For introduction
40% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
94% Increase Air Passenger Duty
44% Increase Taxes on Companies Investing in Assets
100% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
94% Increase VAT
100% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
0% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
0% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
100% Localise Council Tax Support
64% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
0% Mansion Tax
73% Mass Retention of Communications Data
1% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
0% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
34% More powers for local councils
38% No detention without charge or trial
0% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
58% Nuclear power - For
1% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
17% Pension auto-enrolment - For
100% Police and Crime Commissioners
0% Post office - in favour of Government policy
100% Post office closures - against
0% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
100% Privatise Royal Mail
69% Promote Occupational Pensions
13% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
0% Rail Fares - Lower
94% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
100% Reduce spending power of local government
93% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
93% Reducing the number of MPs - for
100% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
50% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
100% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
83% Register of Lobbyists
55% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
0% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
100% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
94% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
100% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
42% Right to strike
100% Same Sex Marriage - for
100% Schools - Greater Autonomy
100% Sell England's Public Forests
23% Smoking ban - In favour
53% Stop climate change
1% Stronger Military Covenant
100% Termination of pregnancy - against
38% Terrorism laws - For
100% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
50% Transparency of Parliament
100% Trident replacement - In favour
100% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
100% University Tuition Fees - For
94% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
0% Voting age - Reduce to 16
100% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
0% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

Possible Friends (more...)

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