Voting Record — Mike O'Brien MP, North Warwickshire (10461)

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 12 votes out of 1039, 1.2% 1039 votes out of 1288, 80.7% 0 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 10 votes out of 696, 1.4% 696 votes out of 1246, 55.9% 0 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Lab 1 vote out of 895, 0.1% 895 votes out of 1273, 70.3% 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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HouseDateSubjectMike O'BrienLab VoteRôle
11 May 2010Stopped being Minister of State (Health Services), Department of Health
10 Jun 2009Became Minister of State (Health Services), Department of Health
10 Jun 2009Stopped being Minister of State, Department for Energy and Climate Change
6 Oct 2008Stopped being Minister of State (Pension Reform), Department for Work and Pensions
6 Oct 2008Became Minister of State, Department for Energy and Climate Change
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
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
13 Jul 2007Became Minister of State (Pension Reform), Department for Work and Pensions
13 Jul 2007Stopped being Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions
28 Jun 2007Stopped being Solicitor General, Law Officers' Department
28 Jun 2007Became Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions
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 — Composition Option 4 (50 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Support for bicameral Parliament minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Mar 2006Animal Welfare Bill — New Clause "8" — Docking of dogs' tails — Working dogs Majorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Feb 2006Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — private clubs minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Feb 2006Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — consideration minorityaye Rebel
11 May 2005Became Solicitor General, Law Officers' Department
11 May 2005Stopped being Minister of State (Energy & e-Commerce), Department of Trade and Industry
HouseDateSubjectMike O'BrienLab VoteRôle
4 Nov 2004Became Minister of State (Energy & e-Commerce), Department of Trade and Industry
4 Nov 2004Stopped being Minister of State, Department of Trade and Industry
10 Sep 2004Stopped being Minister of State (Trade), Foreign & Commonwealth Office
10 Sep 2004Became Minister of State, Department of Trade and Industry
10 Sep 2004Stopped being Minister of State (Trade), Department of Trade and Industry
Commons10 Nov 2003Water Bill [Lords] — Clause 58 — Fluoridation of Water Supplies minorityno Rebel
Commons10 Nov 2003Water Bill [Lords] — New Clause 1 — Prohibition of Artificial Fluoridation of Water Supplies minorityno Rebel
13 Jun 2003Became Minister of State (Trade), Foreign & Commonwealth Office
13 Jun 2003Stopped being Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Foreign & Commonwealth Office
13 Jun 2003Became Minister of State (Trade), Department of Trade and Industry
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
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — House of Lords to be abolished — rejected minorityno Rebel
29 May 2002Became Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Foreign & Commonwealth Office
Commons23 Jan 2002Identity Card Majorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Jul 2001Members' Pay (Expression of Opinion) minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Jul 2001Members' Pay (Expression of Opinion) minorityno Rebel
Commons5 Jul 2001Members' Allowances, Insurance &c. — Members' Pay (Money Resolution) minorityaye Rebel
11 Jun 2001Stopped being Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Home Office
HouseDateSubjectMike O'BrienLab VoteRôle
Commons20 May 1998Human Rights Bill [Lords] - The Convention and the First Protocol minorityaye Rebel
5 May 1997Became Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Home Office

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
43% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
50% Assisted Dying
99% Asylum System - More strict
100% Ban fox hunting
81% 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
95% European Union - For
100% Foundation hospitals - In favour
100% Fox hunting - Ban
10% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
89% Fully Elected House of Lords
8% Gambling - Against permissiveness
100% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
0% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
76% Homosexuality - Equal rights
100% Identity cards - For introduction
0% Increase VAT
99% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
19% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
100% Mass Retention of Communications Data
85% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
50% Minumum Wage
1% No detention without charge or trial
94% Nuclear power - For
100% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
100% Pension auto-enrolment - For
96% Post office - in favour of Government policy
4% Post office closures - against
0% Privatise Royal Mail
100% Promote Occupational Pensions
50% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
2% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
50% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
0% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
85% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
0% Right to strike
50% Same Sex Marriage - for
48% Schools - Greater Autonomy
63% Smoking ban - In favour
68% Stop climate change
0% Stronger Military Covenant
50% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
50% Termination of pregnancy - against
95% Terrorism laws - For
0% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
100% Trade Union Regulation
2% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
33% Transparency of Parliament
100% Trident replacement - In favour
8% University education fees - Should be free
97% University Tuition Fees - For
92% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
50% Voting age - Reduce to 16
42% 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
98.9% Michael FosterWorcesterLab
98.9% John HealeyWentworthLab
98.7% Bob BlizzardWaveneyLab
98.0% John MacDougallGlenrothesLab
97.7% Tom HarrisGlasgow SouthLab

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