Voting Record — Michael Gove MP, Surrey Heath (11858)

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 8 votes out of 629, 1.3% 629 votes out of 1110, 56.7% 0 times
5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Con 9 votes out of 728, 1.2% 728 votes out of 1288, 56.5% 0 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 GoveCon VoteRôle
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
Commons11 Jul 2012Thursdays Majorityno Rebel
Commons11 Jul 2012Sitting Times of the House of Commons on Tuesdays Majorityno Rebel
Commons11 Jul 2012House of Commons Sitting Start Time on Tuesdays Majorityaye Rebel
11 May 2010Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, Children, Schools and Families
HouseDateSubjectMichael GoveCon VoteRôle
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
Commons6 May 2008Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill — Hatred on the grounds of sexual orientation Majorityno Rebel
6 Jul 2007Stopped being Shadow Minister (Housing), Communities and Local Government
6 Jul 2007Became Shadow Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, Children, Schools and Families
Commons19 Mar 2007Equality Act (Sexual Orientation) Regulations Majorityno Rebel
23 Jan 2007Stopped being a member of the European Scrutiny Committee
Commons1 Nov 2006Short Speeches minorityaye Rebel
Commons1 Nov 2006September Sittings minorityno Rebel
18 Jan 2006Stopped being Shadow Minister (Housing), Office of the Deputy Prime Minister
18 Jan 2006Became Shadow Minister (Housing), Communities and Local Government
16 Dec 2005Became Shadow Minister (Housing), Office of the Deputy Prime Minister
Commons13 Jul 2005Committees — Administration Committee — Pay for Chairmen of Select Committees minorityaye Rebel
Commons13 Jul 2005Committees — Administration Committee — Pay for Chairmen of Standing Committees minorityaye Rebel
29 Jun 2005Became a member of the European Scrutiny 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
69% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
99% Abusive Tax Avoidance Should be Illegal
100% Academy Schools - for
13% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
22% 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
84% Closed Material Proceedure
77% Coalition Programme for Government - For
81% Control Orders
50% Crossrail - In favour
75% Cull Badgers
100% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
70% Employee Shareholder Status
100% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
22% Energy Prices - More Affordable
94% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
39% European Union - For
85% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
94% Fixed Term Parliaments
66% Fully Elected House of Lords
50% Further Devolution to Scotland
40% Further devolution to Wales
35% Gambling - Against permissiveness
79% GP Commissioning in the NHS
72% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
100% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
81% Homosexuality - Equal rights
81% Human Rights and Equality
5% Identity cards - For introduction
40% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
83% Increase Air Passenger Duty
44% Increase Taxes on Companies Investing in Assets
78% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
77% Increase VAT
100% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
11% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
21% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
75% Localise Council Tax Support
53% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
0% Mansion Tax
71% Mass Retention of Communications Data
1% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
7% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
25% More powers for local councils
38% No detention without charge or trial
25% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
58% Nuclear power - For
4% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
58% Pension auto-enrolment - For
84% 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
69% Promote Occupational Pensions
1% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
0% Rail Fares - Lower
86% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
83% Reduce spending power of local government
77% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
93% Reducing the number of MPs - for
88% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
60% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
75% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
83% Register of Lobbyists
75% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
25% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
100% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
79% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
88% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
42% Right to strike
87% Same Sex Marriage - for
100% Schools - Greater Autonomy
100% Sell England's Public Forests
45% Smoking ban - In favour
46% Stop climate change
38% Stronger Military Covenant
50% Termination of pregnancy - against
37% Terrorism laws - For
100% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
54% 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
50% 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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