Voting Record — Michael Foster MP, Worcester (10209)

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

FromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Lab 9 votes out of 1085, 0.8% 1085 votes out of 1288, 84.2% 65 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 3 votes out of 1033, 0.3% 1033 votes out of 1246, 82.9% 4 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Lab 1 vote out of 1004, 0.1% 1004 votes out of 1273, 78.9% 3 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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HouseDateSubjectMichael FosterLab VoteRôle
11 May 2010Stopped being Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for International Development
Commons2 Mar 2009Political Parties and Elections Bill — Candidate for MP becoming own election agent does not disclose home address minorityaye Rebel
Commons2 Mar 2009Political Parties and Elections Bill — Home address form must be correct minorityaye Rebel
Commons2 Mar 2009Political Parties and Elections Bill — Parliamentary candidates can keep their home addresses secret minorityaye Rebel
6 Oct 2008Stopped being Assistant Whip, HM Treasury
6 Oct 2008Became Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for International Development
Commons16 Jul 2008Fuel Duty — Balance against oil prices — rejected tellnono Teller
Commons3 Jun 2008Delegated Legislation — Northern Ireland tellayeaye Teller
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Fertility treatment requires male role model — rejected tellnono Teller
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Fertility treatment requires father and mother — rejected tellnono Teller
Commons22 Apr 2008Orders of the Day — New Clause 16 — Earnings link tellnono Teller
Commons22 Apr 2008Orders of the Day — New Clause 12 — Investment principles tellnono Teller
Commons25 Feb 2008Lisbon Treaty — Approves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty with regards to international development tellayeaye Teller
Commons25 Feb 2008Lisbon Treaty — Disapproves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty with regards to international development — rejected tellnono Teller
Commons5 Feb 2008Lisbon Treaty — Exclude human rights from the policy area of the European Union — rejected tellnono Teller
Commons16 Jan 2008Opposition Day — [6th allotted day] — National Insurance Numbers and Illegal Immigrants tellnono Teller
Commons10 Dec 2007Orders of the Day — Planning BILL (PROGRAMME) tellayeaye Teller
Commons10 Dec 2007Orders of the Day — Planning Bill tellayeaye Teller
Commons10 Dec 2007Orders of the Day — Planning Bill tellnono Teller
Commons12 Jul 2007Orders of the Day — Clause 17 — Intervention: England tellnono Teller
Commons25 Jun 2007Orders of the Day — Clause 3 — Small companies' rates and fractions for financial year 2007 tellnono Teller
Commons25 Jun 2007Income tax — Assessment of changes across earnings groups — rejected tellnono Teller
Commons25 Jun 2007Orders of the Day — New Clause 8 — Rural Fuel Discount Scheme tellnono Teller
Commons11 Jun 2007Opposition Day — [14th Allotted Day] — Carers tellnono Teller
Commons23 May 2007Opposition Day — [12th allotted day] — Secretary of State for Health tellayeaye Teller
Commons23 May 2007Opposition Day — [12th allotted day] — Secretary of State for Health tellnono Teller
Commons1 May 2007Orders of the Day — Clause 81 — Criminal investigations: powers of Revenue and Customs tellnono Teller
Commons23 Apr 2007Orders of the Day — Finance Bill tellnono Teller
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 7 (100 per Cent. Elected) tellnoaye Rebel Teller
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 tellayeno Rebel Teller
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 4 (50 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Support for bicameral Parliament minorityaye Rebel
Commons2 Mar 2007Orders of the Day — Off-Road Vehicles (Registration) Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons26 Feb 2007Opposition Day — Electoral System tellayeaye Teller
Commons26 Feb 2007Opposition Day — Electoral System tellnono Teller
Commons21 Feb 2007Opposition Day — [6th Allotted Day] — Acute Hospital Services tellnono Teller
Commons22 Jan 2007Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Bill (Programme) tellayeaye Teller
Commons22 Jan 2007Orders of the Day — Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Bill tellayeaye Teller
Commons22 Jan 2007Orders of the Day — Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Bill tellnono Teller
Commons11 Dec 2006Offender Management Bill (Programme) tellayeaye Teller
Commons11 Dec 2006Orders of the Day — Offender Management Bill tellayeaye Teller
Commons5 Dec 2006Opposition Day — [1(st) Allotted Day] — Transport Strategy tellnono Teller
Commons23 Nov 2006Orders of the Day — Home Affairs and Transport tellnono Teller
Commons7 Nov 2006Orders of the Day — Clause 4 — Preconditions tellnono Teller
Commons6 Nov 2006Delegated Legislation — Clause 16 — Retro-reflective markings tellayeaye Teller
Commons24 Oct 2006Orders of the Day — Schedule 2 — Amendments to the Police Act 1996 tellayeaye Teller
Commons18 Oct 2006Orders of the Day — New Clause 13 — Saving for provisions of articles as to determination of entitlement to vote tellnono Teller
Commons18 Oct 2006Orders of the Day — New clause 76 — Expenditure on lobbying tellnono Teller
Commons17 Oct 2006Orders of the Day — Clause 260 — Derivative claims tellnono Teller
Commons16 Oct 2006Green Taxes — Amendment tellayeaye Teller
Commons16 Oct 2006Green Taxes — Motion tellnono Teller
Commons12 Oct 2006Orders of the Day — Clause 2 — Regulation by Secretary of State of noise and vibration from aircraft tellayeaye Teller
Commons12 Oct 2006Orders of the Day — Clause 1 — Aerodrome charges: noise and emissions tellayeaye Teller
Commons9 Oct 2006Orders of the Day — New Clause 37 — Increase of penalties for failure to comply with traffic lights at level crossings tellnono Teller
Commons9 Oct 2006New Clause 6 — Immediate Suspension and Revocation of Drivers' Licences — New Clause 12 — Retro-reflective markings tellnono Teller
Commons9 Oct 2006New Clause 6 — Immediate Suspension and Revocation of Drivers' Licences — New Clause 1 — Driving with Illegal Drugs tellnono Teller
Commons18 Jul 2006Government of Wales Bill (Programme) (No. 3) — Clause 7 — Candidates at general elections tellayeaye Teller
Commons21 Jun 2006Royal Assent — Planning tellnono Teller
Commons20 Jun 2006Orders of the Day — New Clause 22 — Mediation pre-child contact order where the safety of the child is not an issue tellayeaye Teller
Commons20 Jun 2006Orders of the Day — New Clause 22 — Mediation pre-child contact order where the safety of the child is not an issue tellnono Teller
Commons7 Jun 2006Opposition Day — Tax Credits tellnono Teller
Commons24 May 2006Education and Inspections Bill — Requirements as to composition of governing bodies — rejected tellnono Teller
Commons24 May 2006Education and Inspections Bill — Restrictions on Special School Closures — rejected tellnono Teller
Commons22 May 2006Armed Forces Bill — Clause 8 — Desertion — Life imprisonment tellnono Teller
Commons16 May 2006Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill — Third Reading tellayeaye Teller
Commons16 May 2006Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill — Clause 14 — Negative Resolution Procedure tellnono Teller
Commons16 May 2006Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill — Disapplication of European Communities Act 1972 — rejected tellnono Teller
Commons16 May 2006Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill — New Clause "15" — Sub-delegated legislative functions tellnono Teller
Commons16 May 2006Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill — New Clause "14" — Veto by specified number of MPs tellnono Teller
Commons16 May 2006Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill — New Clause "5" — Laying a rejected order tellnono Teller
Commons10 May 2006Orders of the Day — Schedule 2 — Amendments to the Police Act 1996 tellnono Teller
Commons10 May 2006Orders of the Day — Schedule 2 — Amendments to the Police Act 1996 tellnono Teller
Commons10 May 2006Police and Justice Bill — New Clause 8 — Extradition to the United States of America tellnono Teller
Commons8 May 2006Civil Aviation Bill — Clause 2 — Regulation by Secretary of State of noise and vibration from aircraft tellayeaye Teller
8 May 2006Stopped being PPS (Rt Hon Peter Hain, Secretary of State), Northern Ireland Office
8 May 2006Became Assistant Whip, HM Treasury
10 Nov 2005Became PPS (Rt Hon Peter Hain, Secretary of State), Northern Ireland Office
HouseDateSubjectMichael FosterLab VoteRôle
11 Apr 2005Stopped being PPS (Team PPS), Department for Education and Skills
10 Apr 2005Stopped being PPS (Team PPS), Home Office
10 Apr 2005Became PPS (Team PPS), Department for Education and Skills
16 Dec 2004Became PPS (Team PPS), Home Office
16 Dec 2004Stopped being PPS (Team PPS), Department for Education and Skills
Commons16 Nov 2004Hunting Bill — Clause 1 — Hunting wild mammals with dogs tellayeaye Teller
Commons16 Nov 2004Hunting Bill — Clause 1 — Hunting wild mammals with dogs tellnono Teller
Commons16 Nov 2004Hunting Bill — Clause 1 — Hunting wild mammals with dogs tellayeaye Teller
Commons16 Nov 2004Hunting Bill — Clause 1 — Hunting wild mammals with dogs tellayeaye Teller
13 May 2004Became PPS (Team PPS), Department for Education and Skills
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
HouseDateSubjectMichael FosterLab VoteRôle
Commons17 Jan 2001Hunting Bill - Hunting with dogs: regulation tellayeaye Teller
Commons17 Jan 2001Hunting Bill - Hunting with dogs: regulation tellnono Teller
Commons17 Jan 2001Hunting Bill tellnono Teller
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno 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
10% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
50% Assisted Dying
100% Asylum System - More strict
100% Ban fox hunting
94% Business and community control of schools: For
0% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
99% Control Orders
100% Corporal punishment of children - Against
100% Crossrail - In favour
100% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
97% European Union - For
100% Foundation hospitals - In favour
100% Fox hunting - Ban
10% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
66% Fully Elected House of Lords
0% Gambling - Against permissiveness
100% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
0% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
80% Homosexuality - Equal rights
77% Identity cards - For introduction
0% Increase VAT
99% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
3% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
100% Mass Retention of Communications Data
99% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
100% Minumum Wage
1% No detention without charge or trial
100% Nuclear power - For
100% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
100% Pension auto-enrolment - For
98% Post office - in favour of Government policy
2% Post office closures - against
0% Privatise Royal Mail
100% Promote Occupational Pensions
50% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
2% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
16% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
0% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
83% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
0% Right to strike
50% Same Sex Marriage - for
43% Schools - Greater Autonomy
54% Smoking ban - In favour
63% Stop climate change
0% Stronger Military Covenant
50% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
0% Termination of pregnancy - against
97% Terrorism laws - For
0% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
100% Trade Union Regulation
26% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
27% Transparency of Parliament
100% Trident replacement - In favour
7% University education fees - Should be free
100% University Tuition Fees - For
92% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
42% Voting age - Reduce to 16
0% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary

Possible Friends (more...)

Shows which MPs voted most similarly to this one in the 2005-2010, Westminster Parliament. This is measured from 0% agreement (never voted the same) to 100% (always voted the same). Only votes that both MPs attended are counted. This may reveal relationships between MPs that were previously unsuspected. Or it may be nonsense.

AgreementNameConstituencyParty
98.4% David CairnsInverclydeLab
98.1% John MacDougallGlenrothesLab
98.0% Jim McGovernDundee WestLab
97.8% Tom HarrisGlasgow SouthLab
97.8% Anne McGuireStirlingLab

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