Voting Record — Michael Jabez Foster MP, Hastings and Rye (10210)

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 20 votes out of 1029, 1.9% 1029 votes out of 1288, 79.9% 0 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 9 votes out of 994, 0.9% 994 votes out of 1246, 79.8% 0 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Lab 2 votes out of 933, 0.2% 933 votes out of 1273, 73.3% 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 Jabez FosterLab VoteRôle
11 May 2010Stopped being Member, Work and Pensions Committee
11 May 2010Stopped being Parliamentary Secretary, Government Equalities Office
8 Dec 2009Stopped being Member, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee)
8 Dec 2009Stopped being Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee)
10 Jun 2009Became Parliamentary Secretary, Government Equalities Office
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
27 Nov 2008Stopped being Chairman, Draft Constitutional Renewal Bill (Joint Committee)
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Clause 68 — Commencement minorityno Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Clause 4 — Prohibitions in connection with genetic material not of human origin minorityno Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [Lords] minorityno Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [Lords] minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Change abortion limit from 24 weeks to 22 weeks — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Prospects for life of handicapped child must be given before abortion — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Change abortion limit from 24 weeks to 20 weeks — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Fertility treatment requires male role model — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Fertility treatment requires father and mother — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Animal DNA may be inserted into an embryo minorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Cannot use gametes or pronuclei — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Human-animal hybrid licenses minorityno Rebel
7 May 2008Became Chairman, Draft Constitutional Renewal Bill (Joint Committee)
27 Apr 2007Stopped being Member, Draft Legal ServicesBill (Joint Committee)
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 7 (100 per Cent. Elected) minorityaye 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
3 Aug 2006Became Member, Draft Legal ServicesBill (Joint Committee)
1 Nov 2005Became Member, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee)
14 Jul 2005Became Member, Work and Pensions Committee
29 Jun 2005Became Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee)
HouseDateSubjectMichael Jabez FosterLab VoteRôle
11 Apr 2005Stopped being PPS (Rt Hon Lord Goldsmith, Attorney General), Law Officers' Department
11 Apr 2005Stopped being PPS (Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC, Solicitor General), Law Officers' Department
Commons26 Jan 2005Modernisation of the House of Commons minorityno Rebel
2 Nov 2004Became PPS (Rt Hon Lord Goldsmith, Attorney General), Law Officers' Department
2 Nov 2004Became PPS (Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC, Solicitor General), Law Officers' Department
7 Sep 2004Stopped being PPS (Rt Hon Lord Goldsmith, Attorney General), Law Officers' Department
7 Sep 2004Stopped being PPS (Rt Hon Harriet Harman, Solicitor General), Law Officers' Department
13 May 2004Became PPS (Rt Hon Lord Goldsmith, Attorney General), Law Officers' Department
13 May 2004Became PPS (Rt Hon Harriet Harman, Solicitor General), Law Officers' Department
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
Commons14 May 2002Liaison Committee: Power to Take Evidence minorityno Rebel
Commons14 May 2002Payment for Chairmen Majorityno Rebel
Commons14 May 2002Payment for Chairmen Majorityaye Rebel
Commons14 May 2002Modernisation of the House of Commons — SELECT COMMITTEES (No. 1) Majorityaye Rebel
Commons16 Jul 2001Select Committees — Accommodation and Works — Foreign Affairs Majorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Jul 2001Members' Pay (Expression of Opinion) minorityno Rebel
HouseDateSubjectMichael Jabez FosterLab VoteRôle
Commons19 Dec 2000Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Research Purposes) Regulations minorityaye Rebel
Commons22 Jun 1998Crime and Disorder Bill [Lords] 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
70% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
0% Assisted Dying
86% Asylum System - More strict
100% Ban fox hunting
94% Business and community control of schools: For
0% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
100% Control Orders
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
100% Crossrail - In favour
100% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
98% European Union - For
100% Foundation hospitals - In favour
100% Fox hunting - Ban
12% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
68% Fully Elected House of Lords
8% Gambling - Against permissiveness
100% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
0% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
78% Homosexuality - Equal rights
100% Identity cards - For introduction
0% Increase VAT
61% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
3% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
100% Mass Retention of Communications Data
100% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
100% Minumum Wage
1% No detention without charge or trial
98% Nuclear power - For
99% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
100% Pension auto-enrolment - For
97% Post office - in favour of Government policy
3% Post office closures - against
0% Privatise Royal Mail
100% Promote Occupational Pensions
50% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
1% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
7% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
0% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
96% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
0% Right to strike
0% Same Sex Marriage - for
49% Schools - Greater Autonomy
92% Smoking ban - In favour
66% Stop climate change
50% Stronger Military Covenant
100% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
94% Termination of pregnancy - against
97% Terrorism laws - For
0% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
100% Trade Union Regulation
8% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
50% Transparency of Parliament
0% Trident replacement - In favour
7% University education fees - Should be free
100% University Tuition Fees - For
50% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
83% 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
99.5% Robin CookLivingstonLab
98.1% Hugh BayleyCity of YorkLab
97.8% Elliot MorleyScunthorpeLab
97.7% Joan WalleyStoke-on-Trent NorthLab
97.6% Paul TruswellPudseyLab

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