Voting Record — Michael Meacher MP, Oldham West and Royton (10427)

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 Lab 9 votes out of 687, 1.3% 687 votes out of 1148, 59.8% 2 times
5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Lab 33 votes out of 743, 4.4% 743 votes out of 1288, 57.7% 0 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 9 votes out of 619, 1.5% 619 votes out of 1246, 49.7% 0 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Lab 0 votes out of 722, 0.0% 722 votes out of 1273, 56.7% 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 MeacherLab VoteRôle
Commons27 Oct 2014Recall of MPs Bill — Process for Prompting a New Election for a Constituency's MP minorityno Rebel
Commons15 Jul 2014Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill — Clause 6 — Date of Repeal — Sunset Clause minorityno Rebel
Commons15 Jul 2014Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill — Fast-Track Timetable — House of Commons Stages in Single Day minorityaye Rebel
Commons6 Nov 2013Business of the House — Require MPs to Provide Explanatory Statements Along With Amendments to Bills They Propose minorityno Rebel
Commons3 Jun 2013Energy Bill — Clause 11 — Subsidy of Nuclear Power Generation minorityno Rebel
Commons12 Mar 2012Backbench Business Committee — Election of Members and Chair — Operation of Committee minorityaye Rebel
Commons29 Nov 2010Backbench Business — Banking Reform — Only Underwrite Purely Deposit-Taking Banks — State Run Derivatives Clearing House tellayeaye Teller
Commons15 Jun 2010Business of the House — Backbench Business Committee tellayeno Rebel Teller
Commons15 Jun 2010Business of the House — Size of the Backbench Business Committee Majorityaye Rebel
Commons15 Jun 2010Business of the House — Programme Majorityno Rebel
HouseDateSubjectMichael MeacherLab VoteRôle
Commons17 Mar 2009Food Labelling Regulations (Amendment) — Clause 2 — Work-related activity: income support claimants and partners of claimants minorityno Rebel
Commons3 Mar 2009Control Orders — Annual renewal 2009 minorityaye Rebel
Commons28 Jan 2009Heathrow Third Runway — rethink the plans — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Nov 2008Orders of the Day — New Clause 2 — Employer's duties in relation to industrial action ballots minorityno Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [Lords] minorityno Rebel
Commons25 Jun 2008Planning Bill — Right of oral representations — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons25 Jun 2008Planning Bill — Secretary of State to have final say — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons11 Jun 2008Counter-Terrorism Bill — Extension of Maximim Period of Police Detention Without Charge in Terror Cases from 28 to 42 Days minorityaye Rebel
Commons2 Jun 2008Planning Bill — National Planning Policy Statement To Include Policies Which Help Mitigate and Adapt to Climate Change minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Prospects for life of handicapped child must be given before abortion — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Animal DNA may be inserted into an embryo 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
Commons18 Jul 2007Orders of the Day — Clause 12 — Power to repeal section 4 minorityaye Rebel
Commons17 Jul 2007Orders of the Day — After Clause 18 minorityaye Rebel
Commons17 Jul 2007Orders of the Day — Pensions Bill — After Clause 18 minorityno Rebel
Commons18 Apr 2007Pensions Bill — Pensions Protection Lifeboat Fund minorityno Rebel
Commons14 Mar 2007Trident Replacement — Maintain nuclear deterrent beyond existing system minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Mar 2007Trident Replacement — Case not yet proven — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 6 (80 per Cent. Elected) Majorityno 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
Commons4 Dec 2006Orders of the Day — Clause 2 — Meaning of "relevant duty of care" minorityno Rebel
Commons24 May 2006Education and Inspections Bill — Third Reading minorityaye 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
Commons16 Nov 2005Deferred Division — Marketing of Foods Derived from Genetically Modified Maize minorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Nov 2005Terrorism Bill — Extension Of Period Of Detention to 28 Days — but not 60 Majorityno Rebel
Commons9 Nov 2005Terrorism Bill — Extension Of Period Of Detention to 90 Days Majorityaye Rebel
Commons2 Nov 2005Terrorism Bill — Clause 1 — Offence of Encouragement of Terrorism — "intends" minorityno Rebel
HouseDateSubjectMr Michael MeacherLab VoteRôle
Commons10 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Insisted Amendment — Courts and Conrol Orders minorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Insisted Amendment — Human Rights Obligations minorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Insisted Amendments — Application to a Court minorityaye Rebel
Commons28 Feb 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Amendment to Clause 1 — Power to make control orders minorityno Rebel
Commons27 Jan 2004Higher Education Bill — Second Reading — Increase in University Tuition Fees minorityaye Rebel
13 Jun 2003Stopped being Minister of State (the Environment), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
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 Jul 2001Members' Allowances, Insurance &c. — Members' Pay (Money Resolution) minorityaye Rebel
11 Jun 2001Stopped being Minister of State (the Environment), Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions
11 Jun 2001Became Minister of State (the Environment), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
HouseDateSubjectMr Michael MeacherLab VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller
3 May 1997Became Minister of State (the Environment), Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions

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
18% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
6% Abusive Tax Avoidance Should be Illegal
0% Academy Schools - for
90% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
84% Ban fox hunting
92% Bankers' Bonus Tax
25% Business and community control of schools: For
30% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
42% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
32% Closed Material Proceedure
24% Coalition Programme for Government - For
36% Control Orders
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
50% Crossrail - In favour
38% Cull Badgers
75% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
0% Employee Shareholder Status
0% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
100% Energy Prices - More Affordable
19% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
73% European Union - For
26% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
29% Fixed Term Parliaments
70% Foundation hospitals - In favour
84% Fox hunting - Ban
12% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
90% Fully Elected House of Lords
45% Further Devolution to Scotland
50% Further devolution to Wales
61% Gambling - Against permissiveness
0% GP Commissioning in the NHS
20% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
0% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
80% Homosexuality - Equal rights
42% Human Rights and Equality
78% Identity cards - For introduction
80% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
22% Increase Air Passenger Duty
52% Increase Taxes on Companies Investing in Assets
3% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
14% Increase VAT
99% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
15% 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
100% Mansion Tax
36% Mass Retention of Communications Data
71% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
93% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
67% More powers for local councils
41% No detention without charge or trial
58% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
71% Nuclear power - For
57% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
42% Pension auto-enrolment - For
0% Police and Crime Commissioners
94% Post office - in favour of Government policy
6% Post office closures - against
100% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
34% Privatise Royal Mail
21% Promote Occupational Pensions
50% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
24% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
100% Rail Fares - Lower
16% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
16% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
17% Reduce spending power of local government
7% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
8% Reducing the number of MPs - for
16% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
31% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
29% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
40% Register of Lobbyists
87% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
100% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
14% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
16% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
13% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
83% Right to strike
62% Same Sex Marriage - for
6% Schools - Greater Autonomy
0% Sell England's Public Forests
72% Smoking ban - In favour
68% Stop climate change
78% Stronger Military Covenant
20% Termination of pregnancy - against
57% Terrorism laws - For
0% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
50% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
58% Transparency of Parliament
0% Trident replacement - In favour
0% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
65% University education fees - Should be free
34% University Tuition Fees - For
84% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
50% Voting age - Reduce to 16
50% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
100% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

Possible Friends (more...)

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