Voting Record — Owen Paterson MP, North Shropshire (10473)

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 still in office Con 1 vote out of 555, 0.2% 555 votes out of 1093, 50.8% 0 times
5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Con 14 votes out of 795, 1.8% 795 votes out of 1288, 61.7% 0 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Con 6 votes out of 821, 0.7% 821 votes out of 1246, 65.9% 0 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Con 3 votes out of 703, 0.4% 703 votes out of 1273, 55.2% 17 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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HouseDateSubjectOwen PatersonCon VoteRôle
Commons7 Sep 2011Health and Social Care Bill 2011 — Independent Abortion Advice minorityno Rebel
11 May 2010Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland
HouseDateSubjectOwen PatersonCon VoteRôle
Commons3 Mar 2009Business of the House — Select Committees (Chairmen), Liaison Committee and Green Book Majorityno Rebel
Commons2 Mar 2009Political Parties and Elections Bill — Candidate for MP becoming own election agent does not disclose home address minorityaye Rebel
Commons2 Mar 2009Political Parties and Elections Bill — Home address form must be correct minorityaye Rebel
Commons2 Mar 2009Political Parties and Elections Bill — Parliamentary candidates can keep their home addresses secret minorityaye Rebel
19 Jan 2009Became Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland
19 Jan 2009Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland
6 Jan 2009Became Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland
6 Jan 2009Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland
Commons10 Jun 2008Counter Terrorism Bill — Lord Chief Justice to appoint "special coroners" — rejected bothaye 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
6 Jul 2007Stopped being Shadow Minister, Transport
6 Jul 2007Became Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland
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 2006Short Speeches minorityaye Rebel
Commons17 May 2006Deferred Division — Conventions (Joint Committee) minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Mar 2006Animal Welfare Bill — New Clause "8" — Docking of dogs' tails minorityaye Rebel
16 Dec 2005Became Shadow Minister, Transport
16 Dec 2005Stopped being Shadow Minister, Environment, Food & Rural Affairs
Commons19 Jul 2005Crossrail Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons13 Jul 2005Committees — Administration Committee — Pay for Chairmen of Select Committees minorityaye Rebel
Commons13 Jul 2005Committees — Administration Committee — Pay for Chairmen of Standing Committees minorityaye Rebel
20 May 2005Stopped being Shadow Minister, Shadow Secretary of State for Environment & Transport
20 May 2005Became Shadow Minister, Environment, Food & Rural Affairs
9 May 2005Became Shadow Minister, Shadow Secretary of State for Environment & Transport
9 May 2005Stopped being Shadow Minister, Environment and Transport
HouseDateSubjectMr Owen PatersonCon VoteRôle
Commons26 Jan 2005Connecting Parliament with the Public minorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Nov 2004Civil Partnerships Bill [Lords] — Third Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons12 Oct 2004Civil Partnership Bill [Lords] minorityaye Rebel
6 Jul 2004Became Shadow Minister, Environment and Transport
6 Jul 2004Stopped being Shadow Minister, Environment & Transport
Commons12 May 2004Deferred Division — Visitor Facilities minorityaye Rebel
10 May 2004Became Shadow Minister, Environment & Transport
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
HouseDateSubjectMr Owen PatersonCon VoteRôle
Commons23 Apr 2001Finance Bill - Interpretation of Part tellayeaye Teller
Commons9 Apr 2001Finance Bill (Programme) tellnono Teller
Commons3 Apr 2001International Criminal Court Bill [Lords] (Programme) - Lords messages tellnono Teller
Commons2 Apr 2001Armed Forces Bill - Extension of jurisdiction tellnono Teller
Commons2 Apr 2001Armed Forces Bill (Programme) (No. 2) - Consideration of Lords Amendments and further messages from the Lords tellnono Teller
Commons22 Mar 2001Election of a Speaker — Election of Speaker by secret ballot minorityno Rebel
Commons12 Mar 2001Criminal Justice and Police Bill tellnono Teller
Commons12 Mar 2001Criminal Justice and Police Bill tellnono Teller
Commons26 Feb 2001Criminal Defence Service (Advice and Assistance) Bill [Lords] (Programme) - Lords messages tellnono Teller
Commons29 Feb 2000Government Resources and Accounts Bill - Public service agencies' accounts: scrutiny tellayeaye Teller
Commons30 Nov 1999Northern Ireland minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 May 1999Fur Farming (Prohibition) Bill - Offences relating to fur farming minorityunknown Unknown
Commons14 May 1999Fur Farming (Prohibition) Bill - Appropriate authority responsibility for forfeited animals minorityunknown Unknown
Commons5 Mar 1999Fur Farming (Prohibition) Bill tellnounknown Unknown Teller
Commons2 Sep 1998Business of the House (Criminal Justice (Terrorism and Conspiracy) Bill) minorityaye Rebel
Commons7 Apr 1998National Lottery Bill [Lords] [Money] tellnono Teller
Commons13 Mar 1998Wild Mammals (Hunting with Dogs) Bill tellayeaye Teller
Commons13 Mar 1998Wild Mammals (Hunting with Dogs) Bill - Hunting beginning in the Republic of Ireland tellnono Teller
Commons13 Mar 1998Wild Mammals (Hunting with Dogs) Bill - Gun Packs tellayeaye Teller
Commons13 Mar 1998Wild Mammals (Hunting with Dogs) Bill - Mink tellayeaye Teller
Commons13 Mar 1998Wild Mammals (Hunting with Dogs) Bill tellayeaye Teller
Commons13 Mar 1998Wild Mammals (Hunting with Dogs) Bill - Power to amend tellnono Teller

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
87% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
83% Abusive Tax Avoidance Should be Illegal
92% Academy Schools - for
13% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
0% Ban fox hunting
35% Bankers' Bonus Tax
76% Business and community control of schools: For
70% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
100% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
84% Closed Material Proceedure
77% Coalition Programme for Government - For
1% Control Orders
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
0% Crossrail - In favour
75% Cull Badgers
75% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
70% Employee Shareholder Status
100% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
7% Energy Prices - More Affordable
81% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
42% European Union - For
68% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
94% Fixed Term Parliaments
10% Foundation hospitals - In favour
0% Fox hunting - Ban
50% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
87% Fully Elected House of Lords
50% Further Devolution to Scotland
20% Further devolution to Wales
51% Gambling - Against permissiveness
64% GP Commissioning in the NHS
80% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
100% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
26% Homosexuality - Equal rights
78% Human Rights and Equality
12% Identity cards - For introduction
60% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
83% Increase Air Passenger Duty
59% Increase Taxes on Companies Investing in Assets
75% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
89% Increase VAT
98% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
90% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
22% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
36% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
88% Localise Council Tax Support
70% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
25% Mansion Tax
34% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
29% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
30% More powers for local councils
39% No detention without charge or trial
0% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
50% Nuclear power - For
1% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
84% Police and Crime Commissioners
2% Post office - in favour of Government policy
98% Post office closures - against
0% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
85% Privatise Royal Mail
62% Promote Occupational Pensions
13% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
54% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
12% Rail Fares - Lower
84% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
84% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
67% Reduce spending power of local government
80% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
73% Reducing the number of MPs - for
88% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
37% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
17% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
25% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
77% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
56% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
76% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
42% Right to strike
62% Same Sex Marriage - for
94% Schools - Greater Autonomy
100% Sell England's Public Forests
36% Smoking ban - In favour
53% Stop climate change
34% Stronger Military Covenant
100% Termination of pregnancy - against
14% Terrorism laws - For
100% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
77% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
54% Transparency of Parliament
100% Trident replacement - In favour
100% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
92% University education fees - Should be free
39% University Tuition Fees - For
84% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
0% Voting age - Reduce to 16
17% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
0% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

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