Voting Record — Paul Beresford MP, Mole Valley (10041)

Paul Beresford is currently Member, Committee on Privileges, Member, Liaison Committee (Commons), Member, Committee on Standards, Chair, Administration Committee, Member, Members Estimate Committee and Member, House of Commons Commission

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 Con 1 vote out of 413, 0.2% 413 votes out of 467, 88.4% 1 time
6 May 2010 30 Mar 2015 Con 4 votes out of 966, 0.4% 966 votes out of 1239, 78.0% 0 times
5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Con 19 votes out of 750, 2.5% 750 votes out of 1288, 58.2% 0 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Con 7 votes out of 790, 0.9% 790 votes out of 1246, 63.4% 0 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Con 3 votes out of 738, 0.4% 738 votes out of 1273, 58.0% 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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HouseDateSubjectPaul BeresfordCon VoteRôle
Commons20 Apr 2016Printing Acts of Parliament on Vellum tellnoaye Rebel Teller
28 Oct 2015Became Member, Committee on Privileges
10 Sep 2015Became Member, Liaison Committee (Commons)
9 Sep 2015Became Member, Committee on Standards
21 Jul 2015Became Chair, Administration Committee
21 Jul 2015Stopped being Member, Administration Committee
20 Jul 2015Became Member, Administration Committee
9 Jul 2015Became Member, Members Estimate Committee
9 Jul 2015Became Member, House of Commons Commission
HouseDateSubjectPaul BeresfordCon VoteRôle
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Member, Finance and Services Committee
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Member, Committee on Standards
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Member, Committee on Privileges
Commons23 Feb 2015Serious Crime Bill — New Clause 1 — Making Clear Abortion on the Basis of Gender is Illegal Majorityaye Rebel
Commons24 Nov 2014Recall of MPs Bill — Clause 2 — New Election as A Result of Conviction of an MP for An Offence Committed Before Their Election or Before Recall Bill Coming Into Force minorityaye Rebel
Commons4 Dec 2013Recall of Elected Representatives — Power for Voters to Prompt New Election Before Term of Office Ends minorityaye Rebel
7 Jan 2013Stopped being Member, Standards and Privileges Committee
7 Jan 2013Became Member, Committee on Standards
7 Jan 2013Became Member, Committee on Privileges
Commons13 Oct 2010Public Houses and Private Members' Clubs (Smoking) Bill Majorityaye Rebel
26 Jul 2010Became Member, Standards and Privileges Committee
26 Jul 2010Became Member, Finance and Services Committee
6 May 2010Stopped being Member, Communities and Local Government Committee
HouseDateSubjectPaul BeresfordCon VoteRôle
Commons22 Oct 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill Third Reading Majorityno Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Clause 68 — Commencement Majorityaye Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Clause 4 — Prohibitions in connection with genetic material not of human origin Majorityaye Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [Lords] Majorityaye Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Change abortion limit from 24 weeks to 22 weeks — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Prospects for life of handicapped child must be given before abortion — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Change abortion limit from 24 weeks to 20 weeks — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Sibling compatibility only regenerative tissue — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Testing for sibling tissue compatibility Majorityaye Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Animal DNA may be inserted into an embryo Majorityaye Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Cannot use gametes or pronuclei — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Human-animal hybrid licenses Majorityaye Rebel
Commons12 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Second Reading Majorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 5 (60 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 4 (50 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected minorityno Rebel
27 Jun 2006Stopped being Member, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions Committee
27 Jun 2006Became Member, Communities and Local Government Committee
Commons14 Feb 2006Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — as amended Majorityno Rebel
Commons14 Feb 2006Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — private clubs Majorityno Rebel
Commons14 Feb 2006Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — consideration Majorityno Rebel
12 Jul 2005Became Member, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions Committee
11 Jul 2005Stopped being Member, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions Committee
HouseDateSubjectPaul BeresfordCon VoteRôle
Commons7 Feb 2005Serious Organized Crime and Police Bill -- Demonstrating without authorisation in a designated area minorityaye Rebel
Commons12 Oct 2004Civil Partnership Bill [Lords] minorityaye Rebel
Commons23 Feb 2004Gender Recognition Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Nov 2003Water Bill [Lords] — Clause 58 — Fluoridation of Water Supplies Majorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Nov 2003Water Bill [Lords] — New Clause 1 — Prohibition of Artificial Fluoridation of Water Supplies Majorityaye Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002Modernisation of the House of Commons Majorityaye Rebel
22 Jul 2002Stopped being Member, Urban Affairs Sub-committee
22 Jul 2002Stopped being Member, Transport, Local Government & The Regions Committee
22 Jul 2002Became Member, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions Committee
16 Jul 2001Became Member, Urban Affairs Sub-committee
16 Jul 2001Became Member, Transport, Local Government & The Regions Committee
1 Jun 2001Stopped being Member, Transport Sub-committee
1 Jun 2001Stopped being Member, Environment, Transport & Regional Affairs Committee
1 Jun 2001Stopped being Member, Environment Sub-committee
HouseDateSubjectPaul BeresfordCon VoteRôle
11 May 2001Stopped being Member, Procedure Committee
Commons19 Dec 2000Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Research Purposes) Regulations Majorityno Rebel
19 Dec 2000Became Member, Transport Sub-committee
Commons13 Dec 2000Deferred Divisions - Fisheries: Total Allowable Catches and Quotas 2001 bothno Rebel
13 Dec 2000Became Member, Environment, Transport & Regional Affairs Committee
13 Dec 2000Became Member, Environment Sub-committee
Commons31 Oct 2000Stem Cell Research minorityno Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker Majorityaye Rebel
31 Jul 1997Became Member, Procedure Committee
2 May 1997Stopped being Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Environment),
27 Oct 1994Stopped being Member, Education Committee
20 Jul 1994Became Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Environment),
27 Apr 1992Became Member, Education Committee

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
19% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
100% Academy Schools - for
50% Action to prevent domestic violence
1% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
72% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
50% Apprenticeships
50% Assisted Dying
75% Asylum System - More strict
100% Balance the Budget Without Borrowing
0% Ban fox hunting
15% Bankers' Bonus Tax
73% Business and community control of schools: For
80% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
50% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
92% Closed Material Proceedure
83% Coalition Programme for Government - For
3% Control Orders
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
50% Crossrail - In favour
75% Cull Badgers
50% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
42% Do more to help refugees inclding children
100% Employee Shareholder Status
85% Encourage and incentivise saving
100% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
0% Energy Prices - More Affordable
100% English Votes on English Laws etc.
89% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
39% European Union - For
92% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
100% Extend Right to Buy to Housing Associations
71% Fixed Term Parliaments
17% For the UK to Remain a Member of the EU
10% Foundation hospitals - In favour
0% Fox hunting - Ban
79% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
33% Fully Elected House of Lords
6% Further Devolution to Scotland
6% Further devolution to Wales
42% Gambling - Against permissiveness
100% GP Commissioning in the NHS
89% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
50% Higher taxes on banks
100% Higher taxes on sugary drinks
100% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
20% Homosexuality - Equal rights
92% HS2 - In Favour
34% Human Rights and Equality
13% Identity cards - For introduction
100% In Favour of Mass Surveillance
60% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
33% Incentivise membership of press regulator
94% Increase Air Passenger Duty
96% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
93% Increase VAT
17% Inheritance Tax
97% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
85% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
6% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
0% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
100% Localise Council Tax Support
58% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
100% Make High Earners Pay Market Rent for Council Home
10% Make it easier to trigger a new election for an MP
0% Mansion Tax
89% Mass Retention of Communications Data
61% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
0% Member trustees on pension boards
100% Merge Police and Fire under Police & Crime Cmmr
100% Military Action against Daesh / ISIL
16% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
19% Minumum Wage
0% More funds for social care
0% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
31% More powers for local councils
39% No detention without charge or trial
0% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
57% Nuclear power - For
2% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
17% Pension auto-enrolment - For
100% Phase out of Tenancies for Life
84% Police and Crime Commissioners
4% Post office - in favour of Government policy
96% Post office closures - against
0% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
100% Privatise Royal Mail
65% Promote Occupational Pensions
19% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
98% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
0% Public Ownership of Railways
0% Rail Fares - Lower
84% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
86% Reduce capital gains tax
83% Reduce central funding for local government
97% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
94% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
72% Reducing the number of MPs - for
84% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
70% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
100% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
71% Register of Lobbyists
38% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
24% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
100% Replace Higher Education Grants with Loans
25% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
82% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
84% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
0% Retain funds from council house sales locally
100% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
13% Right for EU Citizens in the UK to Stay
36% Right to strike
50% Same Sex Marriage - for
92% Schools - Greater Autonomy
100% Sell England's Public Forests
76% Smoking ban - In favour
32% State control of bus services
33% Stop climate change
6% Stronger Military Covenant
56% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
25% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
0% Termination of pregnancy - against
16% Terrorism laws - For
100% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
100% Tougher on illegal immigration
100% Trade Union Regulation
74% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
50% Transparency of Parliament
100% Trident replacement - In favour
100% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
93% University education fees - Should be free
42% University Tuition Fees - For
90% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
17% Voting age - Reduce to 16
2% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
0% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

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