Voting Record — Nick Herbert MP, Arundel and South Downs (11377)

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 still in office Con votes out of votes out of times
6 May 2010 30 Mar 2015 Con 8 votes out of 917, 0.9% 917 votes out of 1239, 74.0% 0 times
5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Con 16 votes out of 837, 1.9% 837 votes out of 1291, 64.8% 3 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 HerbertCon VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller
HouseDateSubjectNick HerbertCon VoteRôle
Commons11 Mar 2015Standardised Packaging of Tobacco Products Regulations 2015 minorityaye Rebel
Commons21 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — Third Reading Majorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — New Clause 8 — Domestic protection for persons Majorityaye Rebel
Commons20 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — New Clause 6 — Protection of Beliefs About Marriage Majorityaye Rebel
Commons20 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — New Clause 3 — Conscientious Objection From Registrars to Marrying Same Sex Couples Majorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Feb 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — Second Reading Majorityno Rebel
Commons29 Jan 2013Equality (Marriage) (Amendment) Bill — Protection In Respect of Beliefs About Definition of Marriage minorityaye Rebel
6 Sep 2012Stopped being The Minister for Policing and Criminal Justice,
6 Sep 2012Stopped being The Minister for Policing and Criminal Justice,
Commons9 Sep 2011Legislation (Territorial Extent) Bill — Third Reading — Impact of Bills on Each Part of the United Kingdom Majorityaye Rebel
13 May 2010Became The Minister for Policing and Criminal Justice,
13 May 2010Became The Minister for Policing and Criminal Justice,
6 May 2010Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs,
HouseDateSubjectNick HerbertCon VoteRôle
19 Jan 2009Became Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs,
19 Jan 2009Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State (Justice),
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' salaries — £650 catch-up payment — rejected Majorityaye 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 — Change abortion limit from 24 weeks to 16 weeks — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Change abortion limit from 24 weeks to 12 weeks — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Fertility treatment requires male role model — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Fertility treatment requires father and mother — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Human-animal hybrid licenses Majorityaye Rebel
Commons6 May 2008Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill: Blasphemy Majorityno Rebel
Commons3 Mar 2008Lisbon Treaty — Accept the changes of terminology in the Lisbon Treaty tellnono Teller
Commons18 Feb 2008Delegated Legislation — Local Government tellnono Teller
Commons8 Oct 2007Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill (Programme) tellnono Teller
3 Jul 2007Became Shadow Secretary of State (Justice),
3 Jul 2007Stopped being Shadow Minister (Home Affairs),
Commons19 Mar 2007Equality Act (Sexual Orientation) Regulations Majorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Remove Hereditary Places Majorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 7 (100 per Cent. Elected) Majorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 6 (80 per Cent. Elected) Majorityno Rebel
Commons1 Nov 2006September Sittings minorityno Rebel
Commons5 Jul 2006Deferred Divisions — adjournment (summer) minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Mar 2006Animal Welfare Bill — New Clause "8" — Docking of dogs' tails minorityaye Rebel
16 Jan 2006Stopped being Member, Home Affairs Committee
12 Jul 2005Became Member, Home Affairs Committee
10 May 2005Became Shadow Minister (Home 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
79% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
78% Abusive Tax Avoidance Should be Illegal
100% Academy Schools - for
9% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
20% Bankers' Bonus Tax
99% Business and community control of schools: For
100% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
100% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
92% Closed Material Proceedure
85% Coalition Programme for Government - For
50% Control Orders
50% Crossrail - In favour
88% Cull Badgers
100% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
90% Employee Shareholder Status
100% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
0% Energy Prices - More Affordable
100% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
40% European Union - For
88% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
71% Fixed Term Parliaments
90% Fully Elected House of Lords
12% Further Devolution to Scotland
20% Further devolution to Wales
37% Gambling - Against permissiveness
100% GP Commissioning in the NHS
78% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
100% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
100% Homosexuality - Equal rights
10% Human Rights and Equality
0% Identity cards - For introduction
40% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
94% Increase Air Passenger Duty
92% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
90% Increase VAT
100% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
11% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
7% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
100% Localise Council Tax Support
49% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
13% Mansion Tax
73% Mass Retention of Communications Data
31% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
29% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
40% More powers for local councils
38% No detention without charge or trial
0% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
58% Nuclear power - For
3% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
58% Pension auto-enrolment - For
100% Police and Crime Commissioners
0% Post office - in favour of Government policy
100% Post office closures - against
0% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
100% Privatise Royal Mail
84% Promote Occupational Pensions
13% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
0% Rail Fares - Lower
84% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
88% Reduce spending power of local government
85% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
99% Reducing the number of MPs - for
88% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
50% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
79% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
83% Register of Lobbyists
100% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
0% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
100% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
74% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
100% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
42% Right to strike
100% Same Sex Marriage - for
97% Schools - Greater Autonomy
100% Sell England's Public Forests
56% Smoking ban - In favour
51% Stop climate change
6% Stronger Military Covenant
52% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
100% Termination of pregnancy - against
34% Terrorism laws - For
100% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
58% Transparency of Parliament
100% Trident replacement - In favour
100% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
100% University Tuition Fees - For
94% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
0% Voting age - Reduce to 16
50% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
0% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

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