Voting Record — Martin Caton MP, Gower (10096)

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 30 Mar 2015 Lab 5 votes out of 786, 0.6% 786 votes out of 1239, 63.4% 0 times
5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Lab 29 votes out of 1040, 2.8% 1040 votes out of 1288, 80.7% 0 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 26 votes out of 1002, 2.6% 1002 votes out of 1246, 80.4% 0 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Lab 14 votes out of 964, 1.5% 964 votes out of 1273, 75.7% 1 time

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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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HouseDateSubjectMartin CatonLab VoteRôle
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Member, Panel of Chairs
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Member, Environmental Audit Committee
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Member, Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee)
Commons27 Oct 2014Recall of MPs Bill — Process for Prompting a New Election for a Constituency's MP minorityno Rebel
Commons26 Sep 2014UK Air Strikes Against ISIL in Iraq minorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Jun 2013Energy Bill — Clause 11 — Subsidy of Nuclear Power Generation minorityno Rebel
Commons19 Oct 2011House of Commons Recess Dates — Winter 2011-12 Majorityno Rebel
Commons30 Mar 2011Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill — Clause 152 — Director of Public Prosecution's Consent — Universal Jurisdiction Arrest Warrants in Private Prosecutions minorityno Rebel
6 Dec 2010Became Member, Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee)
6 May 2010Stopped being Member, Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee)
HouseDateSubjectMartin CatonLab VoteRôle
Commons10 Nov 2009Welfare Reform Bill — Financial penalties should not apply to single parents of under-fives — rejected minorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Nov 2009Coroners and Justice Bill — Enable Minister to Replace Inquest With Inquiry — Incercept Evidence in Inquests minorityno Rebel
Commons7 Jul 2009Parliamentary Commissions of Inquiry — New Clause 1 — Implementation of section 1 minorityno Rebel
Commons17 Mar 2009Food Labelling Regulations (Amendment) — Clause 1 — Schemes for assisting persons to obtain employment: "work for your benefit" schemes etc. minorityno Rebel
Commons17 Mar 2009Food Labelling Regulations (Amendment) — New Clause 1 — Jobseeker's allowance minorityno Rebel
Commons2 Mar 2009Political Parties and Elections Bill — Parliamentary candidates can keep their home addresses secret minorityaye Rebel
Commons2 Jun 2008Planning Bill — National Planning Policy Statement To Include Policies Which Help Mitigate and Adapt to Climate Change minorityno Rebel
Commons30 Apr 2008Energy Bill — Renewable energy feed-in tariff — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons22 Apr 2008Orders of the Day — New Clause 16 — Earnings link minorityno Rebel
Commons31 Mar 2008Housing and Regeneration Bill — Subsidy arrangements: formula and exclusions minorityno Rebel
Commons31 Mar 2008Housing and Regeneration Bill — Code of practice for consultations — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Mar 2008Lisbon Treaty — Parliamentary control of decisions made at the European Union level — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons9 Jan 2008Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill — Preventing prison officers from taking industrial action minorityaye Rebel
Commons17 May 2007Orders of the Day — Clause 81 — "Local improvement targets": interpretation minorityno Rebel
Commons14 Mar 2007Trident Replacement — Maintain Nuclear Deterrent Beyond Existing System minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Mar 2007Trident Replacement — Maintain the UK Nuclear Deterrent Beyond the Life of The Existing System minorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 6 (80 per Cent. Elected) Majorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 5 (60 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Support for bicameral Parliament minorityaye Rebel
Commons28 Feb 2007Offender Management Bill — Third Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons28 Feb 2007Offender Management Bill — New Clause 11 — Restriction on certain arrangements under section 3(2) minorityno Rebel
Commons11 Dec 2006Orders of the Day — Offender Management Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons24 May 2006Education and Inspections Bill — Third Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons24 May 2006Education and Inspections Bill — End selection by ability — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons23 May 2006Education and Inspections Bill — Ballot of parents to change from community school to foundation school — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons15 Mar 2006Education and Inspections Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Nov 2005Terrorism Bill — Extension Of Period Of Detention to 28 Days — but not 60 Majorityno Rebel
Commons2 Nov 2005Terrorism Bill — Clause 1 — Offence of Encouragement of Terrorism — "intends" minorityno Rebel
Commons18 Oct 2005Identity Cards Bill — Compulsory registration when applying for a Passport minorityno Rebel
17 Jul 2005Stopped being Member, Welsh Affairs Committee
12 Jul 2005Became Member, Environmental Audit Committee
HouseDateSubjectMartin CatonLab VoteRôle
Commons8 Nov 2004Housing Bill — Decent Homes Standard for Social Housing minorityaye Rebel
Commons8 Nov 2004Housing Bill — Improvements in Energy Efficiency — rejected minorityaye Rebel
Commons2 Nov 2004Children Bill [Lords] — New Clause 12 — Reasonable punishment minorityno Rebel
Commons2 Nov 2004Children Bill [Lords] — New Clause 12 — Reasonable punishment minorityno Rebel
Commons2 Nov 2004Children Bill [Lords] — New Clause 2 — Powers of consideration and representation by Children's Commissioner for Wales minorityno Rebel
Commons2 Nov 2004Children Bill [Lords] — New Clause 1 — Children's Commissioner: functions minorityno Rebel
Commons31 Mar 2004Higher Education Bill — New Clause 5 — Abolition of tuition fees chargeable to qualifying student minorityno Rebel
Commons1 Mar 2004Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, Etc.) Bill — Give support to asylum seekers even when they make a late claim — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons1 Mar 2004Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, Etc.) Bill — Asylum appeals should be referred to a higher court — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons1 Mar 2004Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, Etc.) Bill — Give support to failed asylum seekers and their families — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons27 Jan 2004Higher Education Bill — Second Reading — Increase in University Tuition Fees minorityaye Rebel
16 Dec 2003Became Member, Panel of Chairs
Commons19 Nov 2003Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill — Clause 1 — NHS foundation trusts minorityaye Rebel
Commons8 Jul 2003Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill — NHS Foundation Trusts minorityno Rebel
Commons18 Mar 2003Iraq — Declaration of War minorityaye Rebel
Commons18 Mar 2003Iraq — Case for war not established — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons26 Feb 2003Iraq — Endorse UN Security Council Resolution 1441 — Final Opportunity for Iraq to Disarm minorityaye Rebel
Commons26 Feb 2003Iraq — Case for war is unproven — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 6 (60 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno 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
Commons5 Nov 2002Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — Asylum seekers can be placed in accommodation centres even if there is no local school pace for dependent children minorityaye Rebel
Commons6 Feb 2002Education Bill — No requirements of attendance at a place of religious worship — rejected minorityno Rebel
12 Dec 2001Became Member, Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee)
Commons16 Jul 2001Select Committees — Accommodation and Works — Transport, Local Government and the Regions Majorityaye Rebel
Commons16 Jul 2001Select Committees — Accommodation and Works — Foreign Affairs Majorityaye Rebel
Commons16 Jul 2001Business of the House minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Jul 2001Parliamentary Pensions Majorityno Rebel
HouseDateSubjectMartin CatonLab VoteRôle
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno Rebel
Commons3 Apr 2000Child Support, Pensions and Social Security Bill - Annual increase in basic retirement pension minorityno Rebel
Commons9 Nov 1999Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Nov 1999Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill - Incapacity benefit: reduction for pension payments minorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Nov 1999Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill - Incapacity benefit: restriction to recent contributors minorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Nov 1999Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill - New allowances for bereaved spouses minorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Nov 1999Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Nov 1999Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Nov 1999Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill - Incapacity benefit: restriction to recent contributors minorityaye Rebel
Commons21 Jul 1999Employment Relations Bill - New Clause tellnoaye Rebel Teller
Commons20 May 1999Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill - Incapacity benefit: restriction to recent contributors minorityno Rebel
Commons16 Feb 1999House of Lords Bill minorityno Rebel
Commons2 Sep 1998Criminal Justice (Terrorism and Conspiracy) Bill - Evidence and inferences: Great Britain minorityno Rebel
Commons10 Dec 1997Social Security Bill - Power to reduce child benefit for lone parents minorityno Rebel
14 Jul 1997Became Member, Welsh Affairs Committee

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
38% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
34% Academy Schools - for
92% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
0% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
50% Apprenticeships
50% Assisted Dying
78% Asylum System - More strict
100% Ban fox hunting
92% Bankers' Bonus Tax
32% Business and community control of schools: For
0% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
0% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
16% Closed Material Proceedure
20% Coalition Programme for Government - For
91% Control Orders
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
100% Crossrail - In favour
0% Cull Badgers
75% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
20% Employee Shareholder Status
0% Encourage and incentivise saving
0% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
94% Energy Prices - More Affordable
6% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
76% European Union - For
12% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
29% Fixed Term Parliaments
40% Foundation hospitals - In favour
100% Fox hunting - Ban
10% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
91% Fully Elected House of Lords
55% Further Devolution to Scotland
60% Further devolution to Wales
57% Gambling - Against permissiveness
0% GP Commissioning in the NHS
24% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
14% Higher taxes on banks
0% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
92% Homosexuality - Equal rights
50% HS2 - In Favour
58% Human Rights and Equality
83% Identity cards - For introduction
80% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
50% Incentivise membership of press regulator
22% Increase Air Passenger Duty
11% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
10% Increase VAT
0% Inheritance Tax
2% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
28% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
100% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
100% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
0% Localise Council Tax Support
35% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
60% 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.
0% Military Action against Daesh / ISIL
38% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
89% Minumum Wage
93% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
56% More powers for local councils
24% No detention without charge or trial
92% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
99% Nuclear power - For
50% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
83% Pension auto-enrolment - For
0% Police and Crime Commissioners
99% Post office - in favour of Government policy
1% Post office closures - against
100% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
0% Privatise Royal Mail
35% Promote Occupational Pensions
56% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
2% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
50% Public Ownership of Railways
100% Rail Fares - Lower
50% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
83% Reduce capital gains tax
13% Reduce central funding for local government
9% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
6% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
27% Reducing the number of MPs - for
1% 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
62% Register of Lobbyists
67% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
87% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
83% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
50% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
16% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
0% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
58% Right to strike
96% Same Sex Marriage - for
22% Schools - Greater Autonomy
0% Sell England's Public Forests
85% Smoking ban - In favour
50% State control of bus services
55% Stop climate change
94% Stronger Military Covenant
60% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
100% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
50% Termination of pregnancy - against
94% Terrorism laws - For
0% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
8% Trade Union Regulation
29% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
50% Transparency of Parliament
17% Trident replacement - In favour
0% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
68% University education fees - Should be free
31% University Tuition Fees - For
30% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
83% 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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