Voting Record — Nicholas Winterton MP, Macclesfield (10647)

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 Con 19 votes out of 780, 2.4% 780 votes out of 1288, 60.6% 2 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Con 15 votes out of 872, 1.7% 872 votes out of 1246, 70.0% 4 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Con 7 votes out of 728, 1.0% 728 votes out of 1273, 57.2% 2 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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HouseDateSubjectNicholas WintertonCon VoteRôle
11 May 2010Stopped being Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee
11 May 2010Stopped being Member, Chairmen's Panel Committee
Commons4 Mar 2010Backbench Business Committee Majorityaye Rebel
Commons2 Mar 2010Major Capital Contracts (Skills Training Requirements) — Constitutional Reform and Governance Bill (Money) (No. 4) bothno Rebel
Commons3 Feb 2010Deferred Divisions — EU Enlargement strategy minorityaye Rebel
Commons20 Jan 2010Deferred Division — Adjournment (February) Majorityno Rebel
Commons14 Jan 2010Business of the House — Nottingham City Council Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Jan 2010Business of the House — Canterbury City Council Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons30 Apr 2009MPs' expenses — No lower limit for declaration minorityaye Rebel
Commons30 Apr 2009MPs' expenses — Staff to be employees of Parliament minorityaye Rebel
Commons30 Apr 2009MPs' expenses — Staff to continue to be employed by MPs — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons30 Apr 2009MPs' expenses — outer-London MPs can no longer claim second home minorityaye Rebel
Commons1 Apr 2009Deferred Divisions — Adjournment (May Day) Majorityno Rebel
Commons1 Apr 2009Deferred Divisions — Ecclesiastical Offices (terms of service) measure minorityaye Rebel
Commons1 Apr 2009Geneva Conventions and United Nations Personnel (Protocols) Bill [ Lords] (Programme) minorityaye Rebel
Commons11 Mar 2009Deferred Divisions — Adjournment (easter) Majorityno Rebel
Commons11 Mar 2009Motion to sit in private minorityno Rebel
Commons11 Mar 2009Control of Ozone-depleting Substances tellnono Teller
Commons29 Oct 2008Opposition Day — [11th Allotted Day — Second Part] — Manchester City Council Bill [ Lords] (By Order) minorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' allowances — External audits and no more furniture — rejected Majorityno Rebel
23 May 2008Stopped being Member, Conventions (Joint Committee)
Commons25 Jul 2007Home Affairs tellnono Teller
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected minorityno Rebel
3 Aug 2006Stopped being Member, Liaison Committee
13 Jun 2006Became Member, Conventions (Joint Committee)
Commons14 Mar 2006Animal Welfare Bill — New Clause "8" — Docking of dogs' tails minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Feb 2006Health Bill — Schedule 8 — Minor and consequential amendments minorityaye Rebel
13 Dec 2005Stopped being Chairman, Procedure Committee
1 Nov 2005Became Member, Liaison Committee
1 Nov 2005Became Member, Chairmen's Panel Committee
20 Jul 2005Became Chairman, Procedure Committee
20 Jul 2005Stopped being Member, Procedure Committee
14 Jul 2005Became Member, Procedure Committee
14 Jul 2005Became Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee
HouseDateSubjectNicholas WintertonCon VoteRôle
11 Apr 2005Stopped being Member, Standing Orders Committee
11 Apr 2005Stopped being Chairman, Procedure Committee
11 Apr 2005Stopped being Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee
11 Apr 2005Stopped being Member, Liaison Committee
11 Apr 2005Stopped being Member, Chairmen's Panel Committee
Commons7 Feb 2005Serious Organized Crime and Police Bill -- Authorisation for demonstrations in a designated area Majorityno Rebel
Commons26 Jan 2005Car Mileage Allowance minorityno Rebel
Commons18 Nov 2004Hunting Bill minorityno Rebel
Commons3 Nov 2004Members' Allowances tellayeaye Teller
Commons26 Oct 2004Programming of Bills tellayeaye Teller
Commons26 Oct 2004Programming of Bills tellayeaye Teller
Commons26 Oct 2004Programming of Bills tellayeaye Teller
Commons12 Oct 2004Civil Partnership Bill [Lords] minorityaye Rebel
28 May 2004Became Member, Standing Orders Committee
28 May 2004Became Chairman, Procedure Committee
28 May 2004Became Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee
28 May 2004Became Member, Liaison Committee
28 May 2004Became Member, Chairmen's Panel Committee
Commons22 Apr 2004Points of Order minorityno Rebel
Commons23 Feb 2004Gender Recognition Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons11 Feb 2004Northern Ireland minorityaye Rebel
Commons17 Sep 2003Northern Ireland (Monitoring Commission Etc.) Bill [Lords] [Ways and Means] — Clause 12 — Short Title, Commencement and Repeals minorityaye Rebel
Commons17 Sep 2003Northern Ireland (Monitoring Commission Etc.) Bill [Lords] [Ways and Means] — Clause 4 — Resolutions About Exclusion minorityaye Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002Ministerial Statements proposals Majorityaye Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002Modernisation of the House of Commons Majorityaye Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002Modernisation of the House of Commons Majorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Jul 2002Mersey Tunnels Bill (By Order) Majorityno Rebel
Commons14 May 2002Modernisation of the House of Commons — SELECT COMMITTEES (No. 1) minorityno Rebel
HouseDateSubjectNicholas WintertonCon VoteRôle
Commons12 Feb 2001"Shifting the Balance" tellnono Teller
Commons12 Feb 2001"Shifting the Balance" tellayeaye Teller
Commons7 Feb 2001Deferred Divisions - Companies minorityunknown Unknown
Commons24 Jan 2001Deferred Divisions - European Communities minorityaye Rebel
Commons20 Dec 2000Deferred Divisions - Deregulation minorityaye Rebel
Commons13 Dec 2000Deferred Divisions - Fisheries: Total Allowable Catches and Quotas 2001 bothno Rebel
Commons16 May 2000Northern Ireland (Flags) minorityaye Rebel
Commons30 Nov 1999Northern Ireland minorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Jun 1998Northern Ireland (Sentences) Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons22 Apr 1998Northern Ireland (Elections) Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons22 Apr 1998Northern Ireland (Elections) Bill (Programme) - Miscellaneous minorityaye 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
64% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
0% Assisted Dying
56% Asylum System - More strict
0% Ban fox hunting
56% Business and community control of schools: For
100% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
13% Control Orders
0% Corporal punishment of children - Against
50% Crossrail - In favour
100% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
5% European Union - For
10% Foundation hospitals - In favour
0% Fox hunting - Ban
79% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
11% Fully Elected House of Lords
92% Gambling - Against permissiveness
50% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
100% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
13% Homosexuality - Equal rights
11% Identity cards - For introduction
100% Increase VAT
99% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
87% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
50% Mass Retention of Communications Data
1% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
0% Minumum Wage
70% No detention without charge or trial
50% Nuclear power - For
50% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
0% Pension auto-enrolment - For
1% Post office - in favour of Government policy
99% Post office closures - against
50% Privatise Royal Mail
0% Promote Occupational Pensions
50% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
2% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
84% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
95% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
26% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
50% Right to strike
100% Same Sex Marriage - for
83% Schools - Greater Autonomy
19% Smoking ban - In favour
57% Stop climate change
100% Stronger Military Covenant
0% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
50% Termination of pregnancy - against
22% Terrorism laws - For
100% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
50% Trade Union Regulation
90% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
15% Transparency of Parliament
100% Trident replacement - In favour
93% University education fees - Should be free
5% University Tuition Fees - For
92% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
0% Voting age - Reduce to 16
2% 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
100.0% John HowellHenleyCon
94.8% Richard SpringWest SuffolkCon
94.1% Richard BaconSouth NorfolkCon
94.1% Greg KnightEast YorkshireCon
93.8% David CameronWitneyCon

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