Voting Record — Norman Baker MP, Lewes (10022)

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 30 Mar 2015 LDem 6 votes out of 886, 0.7% 886 votes out of 1239, 71.5% 0 times
5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 LDem 12 votes out of 716, 1.7% 716 votes out of 1288, 55.6% 0 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 LDem 8 votes out of 677, 1.2% 677 votes out of 1246, 54.3% 0 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 LDem 7 votes out of 635, 1.1% 635 votes out of 1273, 49.9% 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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HouseDateSubjectNorman BakerLDem VoteRôle
Commons23 Feb 2015Serious Crime Bill — Clause 70 — Female Genital Mutilation Protection Orders — Threshold minorityno Rebel
Commons23 Feb 2015Serious Crime Bill — New Clause 1 — Making Clear Abortion on the Basis of Gender is Illegal minorityno Rebel
Commons26 Jan 2015Infrastructure Bill — New Clause 16 — Pubs and Bars — Demolition and Change of Use minorityno Rebel
Commons26 Jan 2015Infrastructure Bill — New Clause 9 — Moratorium on Onshore Unconventional Petroleum — Review Impacts of Exploitation minorityno Rebel
4 Nov 2014Stopped being The Minister of State, Home Department,
7 Oct 2013Became The Minister of State, Home Department,
7 Oct 2013Stopped being The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport,
Commons20 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — New Clause 3 — Conscientious Objection From Registrars to Marrying Same Sex Couples minorityno Rebel
Commons15 Jun 2010Business of the House — Backbench Business Committee Majorityaye Rebel
14 May 2010Became The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport,
6 May 2010Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for Transport,
HouseDateSubjectNorman BakerLDem VoteRôle
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Clause 68 — Commencement minorityno Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [Lords] minorityno Rebel
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 — Change abortion limit from 24 weeks to 20 weeks — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Testing for gender-related illness 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
Commons6 Feb 2008Deferred Division — Local government Majorityunknown Unknown
20 Dec 2007Became Shadow Secretary of State for Transport,
20 Dec 2007Stopped being Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office),
5 Jul 2007Became Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office),
Commons1 Nov 2006Deferred Divisions — Northern Ireland Majorityno Rebel
Commons31 Oct 2006Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs — Termination of Pregnancy minorityno Rebel
Commons14 Mar 2006Animal Welfare Bill — New Clause "8" — Docking of dogs' tails — Working dogs minorityno Rebel
Commons8 Feb 2006Opposition Parties (Financial Assistance) Majorityno Rebel
30 Jan 2006Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs,
16 May 2005Became Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs,
HouseDateSubjectNorman BakerLDem VoteRôle
Commons10 Mar 2005Support For Members Who Have Chosen Not To Take Their Seats Majorityaye Rebel
Commons16 Nov 2004Hunting Bill — Clause 1 — Hunting wild mammals with dogs Majorityunknown Unknown
Commons2 Nov 2004Children Bill [Lords] — New Clause 12 — Reasonable punishment Majorityaye Rebel
Commons15 Sep 2004Hunting Bill (Procedure) Majorityaye Rebel
Commons15 Sep 2004Hunting Bill (Procedure) Majorityaye Rebel
Commons15 Jun 2004Trade Unions (Political Funds) Reform minorityaye Rebel
Commons25 May 2004Gender Recognition Bill [Lords] — Religion Majorityaye Rebel
14 Jan 2003Stopped being Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee)
Commons16 Dec 2002Hunting Bill (Programme) Majorityunknown Unknown
Commons29 Oct 2002Programming minorityaye Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002Modernisation of the House of Commons minorityno Rebel
1 Jan 2002Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Home Affairs),
7 Jun 2001Became Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee)
1 Jun 2001Stopped being Member, Broadcasting Committee
HouseDateSubjectNorman BakerLDem VoteRôle
Commons27 Feb 2001Hunting Bill Majorityaye Rebel
1 Jan 2001Became Shadow Spokesperson (Home Affairs),
1 Jan 2001Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Culture, Media and Sport),
1 Jan 2001Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform),
Commons7 Nov 2000Programming of Bills - I. Programme orders: supplementary provisions minorityaye Rebel
Commons7 Nov 2000Programming of Bills - I. Programme orders: supplementary provisions minorityno Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno Rebel
1 Jun 2000Became Member, Broadcasting Committee
Commons15 Mar 2000Terrorism Bill - Terrorism: interpretation tellnono Teller
9 Feb 2000Stopped being Member, Environmental Audit Committee
1 Jan 2000Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Culture, Media and Sport),
Commons20 Jul 1999Deregulation - Casinos minorityaye Rebel
1 Jan 1999Became Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform),
1 Jan 1999Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Transport),
1 Jan 1999Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs),
Commons29 Jul 1998Parliamentary Oaths (Amendment) minorityno Rebel
Commons29 Apr 1998Orders of the Day - Charge and rates for 1998-99 tellnono Teller
20 Apr 1998Stopped being Member, European Legislation Committee
1 Jan 1998Became Shadow Spokesperson (Transport),
1 Jan 1998Became Shadow Spokesperson (Culture, Media and Sport),
Commons10 Dec 1997Doctor Assisted Dying Bill — Leave to Bring In minorityno Rebel
2 Dec 1997Became Member, Environmental Audit Committee
15 Jul 1997Became Member, European Legislation Committee
Commons11 Jun 1997Firearms (Amendment) Bill minorityunknown Unknown
1 Jan 1997Became Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs),
1 Jan 1997Became Shadow Spokesperson (Culture, Media and Sport),

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
53% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
92% Academy Schools - for
16% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
50% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
50% Apprenticeships
100% Assisted Dying
9% Asylum System - More strict
100% Ban fox hunting
12% Bankers' Bonus Tax
14% Business and community control of schools: For
90% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
98% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
92% Closed Material Proceedure
85% Coalition Programme for Government - For
0% Control Orders
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
50% Crossrail - In favour
75% Cull Badgers
75% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
90% Employee Shareholder Status
100% Encourage and incentivise saving
100% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
18% Energy Prices - More Affordable
88% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
69% European Union - For
82% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
83% Fixed Term Parliaments
0% Foundation hospitals - In favour
100% Fox hunting - Ban
50% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
81% Fully Elected House of Lords
8% Further Devolution to Scotland
15% Further devolution to Wales
31% Gambling - Against permissiveness
100% GP Commissioning in the NHS
86% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
86% Higher taxes on banks
100% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
78% Homosexuality - Equal rights
100% HS2 - In Favour
50% Human Rights and Equality
0% Identity cards - For introduction
60% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
100% Incentivise membership of press regulator
94% Increase Air Passenger Duty
97% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
94% Increase VAT
100% Inheritance Tax
1% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
97% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
0% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
0% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
75% Localise Council Tax Support
59% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
50% Make it easier to trigger a new election for an MP
0% Mansion Tax
83% Mass Retention of Communications Data
78% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
50% Military Action against Daesh / ISIL
16% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
22% Minumum Wage
0% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
37% More powers for local councils
64% No detention without charge or trial
0% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
3% Nuclear power - For
1% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
58% Pension auto-enrolment - For
92% Police and Crime Commissioners
2% Post office - in favour of Government policy
98% Post office closures - against
25% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
71% Privatise Royal Mail
69% Promote Occupational Pensions
38% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
97% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
50% Public Ownership of Railways
12% Rail Fares - Lower
7% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
17% Reduce capital gains tax
88% Reduce central funding for local government
90% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
91% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
57% Reducing the number of MPs - for
100% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
28% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
92% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
71% Register of Lobbyists
50% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
90% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
33% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
100% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
84% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
64% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
50% Right to strike
72% Same Sex Marriage - for
61% Schools - Greater Autonomy
100% Sell England's Public Forests
58% Smoking ban - In favour
50% State control of bus services
58% Stop climate change
6% Stronger Military Covenant
52% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
100% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
40% Termination of pregnancy - against
3% Terrorism laws - For
67% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
50% Trade Union Regulation
21% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
99% Transparency of Parliament
17% Trident replacement - In favour
100% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
92% University education fees - Should be free
43% University Tuition Fees - For
50% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
100% Voting age - Reduce to 16
100% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
20% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

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