Voting Record — Paul Rowen MP, Rochdale (11784)

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

FromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 LDem 25 votes out of 805, 3.1% 805 votes out of 1288, 62.5% 23 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 RowenLDem VoteRôle
11 May 2010Stopped being Member, Public Administration Committee
11 May 2010Stopped being Shadow Work and Pensions Minister,
Commons9 Feb 2010Bill Presented — Climate Change (Sectoral Targets) Bill — New Clause 88 — Referendum on voting systems minorityaye Rebel
Commons2 Dec 2009Equality Bill — Schedule 9 — Work: exceptions minorityno Rebel
Commons11 Mar 2009Deferred Divisions — Adjournment (easter) Majorityno Rebel
Commons2 Mar 2009Political Parties and Elections Bill — Candidate for MP becoming own election agent does not disclose home address Majorityno Rebel
Commons2 Mar 2009Political Parties and Elections Bill — Home address form must be correct Majorityno Rebel
Commons2 Mar 2009Political Parties and Elections Bill — Parliamentary candidates can keep their home addresses secret Majorityno Rebel
8 Jan 2009Stopped being Shadow Minister, Work & Pensions
8 Jan 2009Became Shadow Work and Pensions Minister,
8 Jan 2009Stopped being Whip,
Commons12 Nov 2008Modernisation of the House of Commons (Standing Orders) tellnono Teller
Commons12 Nov 2008Business of the House — Regional Grand Committees tellayeaye Teller
Commons12 Nov 2008New Standing Order — Regional Select Committees — Membership tellayeaye Teller
Commons10 Nov 2008Opposition Day — [20th Allotted Day] — Post Office Card Account tellnono Teller
Commons10 Nov 2008Opposition Day — [20th Allotted Day] — Post Office Card Account tellayeaye Teller
Commons22 Oct 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill Third Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Clause 68 — Commencement minorityno Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Clause 4 — Prohibitions in connection with genetic material not of human origin minorityno Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [Lords] minorityno Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Point of Order — Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [ Lords] (Programme) (No. 2) Majorityno Rebel
Commons11 Jun 2008Counter-Terrorism Bill — Third Reading tellnono Teller
Commons11 Jun 2008Counter-Terrorism Bill — Extension of period of detention to 42 days — Order tellnono Teller
Commons11 Jun 2008Counter-Terrorism Bill — Extension of Maximim Period of Police Detention Without Charge in Terror Cases from 28 to 42 Days tellnono Teller
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 — Prospects for life of handicapped child must be given before abortion — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Change abortion limit from 24 weeks to 20 weeks — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Fertility treatment requires male role model — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Fertility treatment requires father and mother — rejected tellayeno Rebel Teller
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Sibling compatibility only regenerative tissue — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Testing for sibling tissue compatibility 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
Commons13 May 2008Orders of the Day — New Clause 6 — Learning and support contracts bothaye Rebel
Commons13 May 2008Orders of the Day — New Clause 18 — Selection by aptitude tellayeaye Teller
Commons12 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons7 May 2008Delegated Legislation — Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill tellnono Teller
6 Mar 2008Became Whip,
Commons6 Feb 2008Deferred Division — Local government minorityunknown Unknown
Commons12 Dec 2007Northern Rock tellayeaye Teller
Commons17 Jul 2007Orders of the Day — Clause 1 — State pension tellnono Teller
5 Jul 2007Became Shadow Minister, Work & Pensions
5 Jul 2007Stopped being Shadow Minister, Transport
Commons26 Jun 2007Deferred Divisions — Off-Road Vehicles (Registration) Bill [Money] Majorityno Rebel
Commons25 Jun 2007Orders of the Day — New Clause 8 — Rural Fuel Discount Scheme tellayeaye Teller
Commons5 Jun 2007Bill Presented — Termination of Pregnancy (Counselling and Miscellaneous Provisions) minorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Support for bicameral Parliament bothaye Rebel
Commons27 Nov 2006Orders of the Day — Treasury and Work and Pensions tellayeaye Teller
Commons18 Oct 2006Orders of the Day — New Clause 75 — Requirement for audit of business review tellayeaye Teller
Commons16 Oct 2006Green Taxes — Motion tellayeaye Teller
Commons20 Jun 2006Orders of the Day — New Clause 17 — Non-resident Parents tellayeaye Teller
Commons14 Jun 2006Parliamentary and Local Elections (Choice of Electoral Systems) tellayeaye Teller
Commons24 May 2006Education and Inspections Bill — Third Reading tellnono Teller
Commons24 May 2006Education and Inspections Bill — Regulate schools' admissions policies — rejected tellayeaye Teller
Commons24 May 2006Education and Inspections Bill — Requirements as to composition of governing bodies — rejected tellayeaye Teller
Commons10 May 2006Orders of the Day — Schedule 2 — Amendments to the Police Act 1996 tellayeaye Teller
26 Apr 2006Became Member, Public Administration Committee
19 Oct 2005Became Shadow Minister, Transport

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
84% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
0% Asylum System - More strict
0% Business and community control of schools: For
50% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
3% Control Orders
50% Crossrail - In favour
74% European Union - For
84% Fully Elected House of Lords
99% Gambling - Against permissiveness
0% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
100% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
36% Homosexuality - Equal rights
0% Identity cards - For introduction
50% Increase VAT
75% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
0% Mass Retention of Communications Data
16% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
100% No detention without charge or trial
0% Nuclear power - For
1% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
50% Pension auto-enrolment - For
0% Post office - in favour of Government policy
100% Post office closures - against
17% Privatise Royal Mail
50% Promote Occupational Pensions
92% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
86% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
100% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
0% Right to strike
0% Schools - Greater Autonomy
99% Smoking ban - In favour
99% Stop climate change
100% Stronger Military Covenant
94% Termination of pregnancy - against
4% Terrorism laws - For
83% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
100% Trade Union Regulation
58% Transparency of Parliament
0% Trident replacement - In favour
50% Voting age - Reduce to 16
100% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary

Possible Friends (more...)

Shows which MPs voted most similarly to this one in the 2005-2010, Westminster Parliament. This is measured from 0% agreement (never voted the same) to 100% (always voted the same). Only votes that both MPs attended are counted. This may reveal relationships between MPs that were previously unsuspected. Or it may be nonsense.

AgreementNameConstituencyParty
98.4% Willie RennieDunfermline and West FifeLDem
96.5% Charles KennedyRoss, Skye and LochaberLDem
95.6% Nick CleggSheffield, HallamLDem
94.3% Simon HughesNorth Southwark and BermondseyLDem
94.2% Andrew GeorgeSt IvesLDem

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