Voting Record — Nick Clegg MP, Sheffield, Hallam (11812)

Note: our records only go back to 1997 for the Commons and 2001 for the Lords (more details).

FromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
8 May 2015 3 May 2017 LDem 1 vote out of 146, 0.7% 146 votes out of 467, 31.3% 0 times
6 May 2010 30 Mar 2015 LDem 1 vote out of 264, 0.4% 264 votes out of 1239, 21.3% 0 times
5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 LDem 4 votes out of 548, 0.7% 548 votes out of 1288, 42.5% 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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HouseDateSubjectNick CleggLDem VoteRôle
3 May 2017Stopped being Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (International trade),
3 May 2017Stopped being Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Exiting the European Union),
29 Oct 2016Became Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (International trade),
29 Oct 2016Became Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Exiting the European Union),
Commons9 Mar 2016Enterprise Bill — Clause 33 — Powers for Local Government to Vary Sunday Opening Hours for Large Shops minorityaye Rebel
Commons11 Sep 2015Assisted Dying Bill — Second Reading Majorityunknown Unknown
8 May 2015Stopped being The Deputy Prime Minister ,
8 May 2015Stopped being Lord President of the Council (Privy Council Office),
8 May 2015Stopped being Leader of the Liberal Democrats,
HouseDateSubjectNick CleggLDem VoteRôle
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission
Commons11 Jul 2012House of Commons to Sit on Tuesdays from 7pm until 10pm to Consider Private Members' Bills Majorityaye Rebel
26 May 2010Became Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission
11 May 2010Became The Deputy Prime Minister ,
11 May 2010Became Lord President of the Council (Privy Council Office),
HouseDateSubjectNick CleggLDem VoteRôle
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Clause 4 — Prohibitions in connection with genetic material not of human origin minorityno 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
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Prospects for life of handicapped child must be given before abortion — rejected minorityno Rebel
19 May 2008Stopped being Member, Tax Law Rewrite Bills (Joint Committee)
25 Mar 2008Stopped being Member, Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee)
18 Dec 2007Became Leader of the Liberal Democrats,
18 Dec 2007Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State (Home Office),
5 Mar 2006Became Shadow Secretary of State (Home Office),
3 Mar 2006Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs),
29 Nov 2005Became Member, Tax Law Rewrite Bills (Joint Committee)
14 Nov 2005Became Member, Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee)
10 May 2005Became Shadow Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs),

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
9% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
45% Academy Schools - for
50% Action to prevent domestic violence
50% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
42% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
50% Apprenticeships
0% Assisted Dying
25% Asylum System - More strict
25% Balance the Budget Without Borrowing
40% Bankers' Bonus Tax
2% Business and community control of schools: For
50% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
50% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
84% Closed Material Proceedure
62% Coalition Programme for Government - For
8% Control Orders
50% Crossrail - In favour
75% Cull Badgers
50% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
58% Do more to help refugees inclding children
50% Employee Shareholder Status
29% Encourage and incentivise saving
50% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
44% Energy Prices - More Affordable
50% English Votes on English Laws etc.
73% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
64% European Union - For
60% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
3% Extend Right to Buy to Housing Associations
75% Fixed Term Parliaments
88% For the UK to Remain a Member of the EU
81% Fully Elected House of Lords
48% Further Devolution to Scotland
41% Further devolution to Wales
51% Gambling - Against permissiveness
64% GP Commissioning in the NHS
47% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
55% Higher taxes on banks
50% Higher taxes on sugary drinks
50% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
90% Homosexuality - Equal rights
58% HS2 - In Favour
61% Human Rights and Equality
25% Identity cards - For introduction
0% In Favour of Mass Surveillance
40% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
67% Incentivise membership of press regulator
50% Increase Air Passenger Duty
42% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
66% Increase VAT
58% Inheritance Tax
76% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
33% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
36% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
50% Localise Council Tax Support
49% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
10% Make High Earners Pay Market Rent for Council Home
50% Make it easier to trigger a new election for an MP
38% Mansion Tax
58% Mass Retention of Communications Data
56% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
50% Member trustees on pension boards
2% Merge Police and Fire under Police & Crime Cmmr
100% Military Action against Daesh / ISIL
31% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
44% Minumum Wage
50% More funds for social care
47% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
54% More powers for local councils
69% No detention without charge or trial
36% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
14% Nuclear power - For
1% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
58% Pension auto-enrolment - For
10% Phase out of Tenancies for Life
52% Police and Crime Commissioners
2% Post office - in favour of Government policy
98% Post office closures - against
50% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
50% Privatise Royal Mail
66% Promote Occupational Pensions
44% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
50% Public Ownership of Railways
50% Rail Fares - Lower
22% Reduce capital gains tax
50% Reduce central funding for local government
48% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
42% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
35% Reducing the number of MPs - for
100% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
43% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
88% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
62% Register of Lobbyists
13% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
83% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
17% Replace Higher Education Grants with Loans
50% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
64% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
68% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
75% Retain funds from council house sales locally
50% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
80% Right for EU Citizens in the UK to Stay
42% Right to strike
81% Same Sex Marriage - for
39% Schools - Greater Autonomy
100% Sell England's Public Forests
54% Smoking ban - In favour
55% State control of bus services
49% Stop climate change
53% Stronger Military Covenant
49% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
100% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
20% Termination of pregnancy - against
5% Terrorism laws - For
33% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
19% Tougher on illegal immigration
27% Trade Union Regulation
58% Transparency of Parliament
29% Trident replacement - In favour
100% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
98% University Tuition Fees - For
87% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
58% Voting age - Reduce to 16
50% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
20% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

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