Voting Record — Richard Benyon MP, Newbury (11727)

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 8 votes out of 773, 1.0% 773 votes out of 1116, 69.3% 0 times
5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Con 10 votes out of 856, 1.2% 856 votes out of 1288, 66.5% 73 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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HouseDateSubjectRichard BenyonCon VoteRôle
Commons27 Oct 2014Recall of MPs Bill — Process for Prompting a New Election for a Constituency's MP minorityno Rebel
Commons10 Feb 2014Children and Families Bill — Offence of Smoking in a Private Vehicle When A Person Under 18 is Present 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
Commons9 Sep 2011Legislation (Territorial Extent) Bill — Third Reading — Impact of Bills on Each Part of the United Kingdom Majorityaye Rebel
11 May 2010Stopped being - Shadow Minister, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
HouseDateSubjectRichard BenyonCon VoteRôle
Commons6 Jan 2010Video Recordings Bill (Allocation of Time) — Sittings of the House Majorityaye Rebel
8 Sep 2009Became - Shadow Minister, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
8 Sep 2009Stopped being - Shadow Minister, Environment, Food & Rural Affairs
27 Jul 2009Became - Shadow Minister, Environment, Food & Rural Affairs
27 Jul 2009Stopped being Shadow Minister, Environment, Food & Rural Affairs
Commons8 May 2009The Chairman of Ways and Means took the Chair as Deputy Speaker (Standing Order No. 3). tellnono Teller
19 Jan 2009Stopped being Whip, Whips
19 Jan 2009Became Shadow Minister, Environment, Food & Rural Affairs
Commons26 Nov 2008Orders of the Day — Clause 154 — Rules tellayeaye Teller
Commons26 Nov 2008Orders of the Day — New Clause 3 — Safeguards for partial property transfers tellayeaye Teller
Commons19 Nov 2008Orders of the Day — Clause 34 — Post-charge questioning: England and Wales tellayeaye Teller
Commons19 Nov 2008Orders of the Day — Counter-Terrorism Bill tellnono Teller
Commons19 Nov 2008Orders of the Day — Counter-Terrorism Bill tellnono Teller
Commons19 Nov 2008Counter-Terrorism Bill — Access to Information and Destruction of Samples Held by the Police tellayeaye Teller
Commons12 Nov 2008Modernisation of the House of Commons (Standing Orders) tellayeaye Teller
Commons12 Nov 2008Business of the House — European Scrutiny (Standing Orders) tellayeaye Teller
Commons12 Nov 2008Regional Accountability — Set up regional select committees tellnono Teller
Commons12 Nov 2008Business of the House — Regional Accountability tellayeaye Teller
Commons12 Nov 2008Business of the House tellnono Teller
Commons29 Oct 2008Opposition Day — [11th Allotted Day — Second Part] — Olympic Legacy tellayeaye Teller
Commons8 Oct 2008Orders of the Day — New Clause 24 — Responsibility for children in care who enter custody tellayeaye Teller
Commons8 Oct 2008Orders of the Day — New Clause 7 — Registration scheme in England and Wales tellayeaye Teller
Commons14 Jul 2008Orders of the Day — employment bill [lords] (Programme) tellnono Teller
Commons2 Jul 2008Orders of the Day — Schedule 17 — Insurance companies etc tellnono Teller
Commons2 Jul 2008Orders of the Day — New Clause 3 — Vehicle excise duty: variation of graduated rates for light passenger vehicles tellayeaye Teller
Commons2 Jul 2008Orders of the Day — New Clause 17 — Report on proposed tax changes tellayeaye Teller
Commons30 Jun 2008Energy Security — Commends the Government's effort tellayeaye Teller
Commons25 Jun 2008Planning Bill — Third reading tellnono Teller
Commons25 Jun 2008Planning Bill — Delegation of functions only to local authorities — rejected tellayeaye Teller
Commons11 Jun 2008Counter-Terrorism Bill — Extension of period of detention to 42 days — Order tellnono Teller
4 Jun 2008Became Whip, Whips
4 Jun 2008Stopped being Whip, Whips
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Testing for sibling tissue compatibility Majorityaye Rebel
Commons14 May 2008Vehicle Excise Duty — planned increases should be abandoned — rejected tellayeaye Teller
Commons14 May 2008Burma — Cyclone Nargis tellayeaye Teller
Commons7 May 2008Opposition Day — [11th Allotted Day-First Part] — Civil Service tellnono Teller
Commons7 May 2008Opposition Day — [11th Allotted Day-First Part] — Civil Service tellayeaye Teller
Commons6 May 2008Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill: Blasphemy Majorityno Rebel
Commons23 Apr 2008Opposition Day — [10th Allotted Day] — Crime (London) tellnono Teller
Commons23 Apr 2008Opposition Day — [10th Allotted Day] — Crime (London) tellayeaye Teller
18 Apr 2008Stopped being a member of the Home Affairs Committee
Commons2 Apr 2008Opposition Day — [9th Allotted Day] — Repossessions and the Housing Market tellnono Teller
Commons26 Mar 2008Orders of the Day — Local Transport Bill [ Lords] tellayeaye Teller
Commons19 Mar 2008Post Office Closures — Commends the Government's action tellnono Teller
Commons19 Mar 2008Post Office Closures — Suspend for issues to be re-assessed — rejected tellayeaye Teller
Commons5 Mar 2008Lisbon Treaty — Clause on 'Commencement' of the Bill should remain in the Bill tellnono Teller
Commons5 Mar 2008Lisbon Treaty — Referendum — rejected tellayeaye Teller
Commons27 Feb 2008Lisbon Treaty — Enshrine the Lisbon Treaty into UK law tellnono Teller
Commons27 Feb 2008Lisbon Treaty — Excludes the European Union from imposing an obligation on Parliament — rejected tellayeaye Teller
Commons27 Feb 2008Lisbon Treaty — Approves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty with regards to climate change tellnono Teller
Commons27 Feb 2008Lisbon Treaty — Disapproves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty with regards to climate change — rejected tellayeaye Teller
Commons25 Feb 2008Lisbon Treaty — Approves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty with regards to international development tellnono Teller
Commons25 Feb 2008Lisbon Treaty — Disapproves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty with regards to international development — rejected tellayeaye Teller
Commons6 Feb 2008Lisbon Treaty — Prevent competition rules from becoming an exclusive policy area of the European Union — rejected tellayeaye Teller
Commons6 Feb 2008Lisbon Treaty — Approves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty with regards to the single market tellnono Teller
Commons6 Feb 2008Lisbon Treaty — Disapproves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty with regards to the single market — rejected tellayeaye Teller
Commons30 Jan 2008Lisbon Treaty — Exclude energy from being a shared policy area in the European Union — rejected tellayeaye Teller
Commons23 Jan 2008Orders of the Day — Clause 5 — Repayment tellayeaye Teller
Commons23 Jan 2008Orders of the Day — Clause 1 — Sale of student loans tellayeaye Teller
Commons16 Jan 2008Opposition Day — [6th allotted day] — Human Trafficking tellayeaye Teller
Commons16 Jan 2008Opposition Day — [6th allotted day] — National Insurance Numbers and Illegal Immigrants tellayeaye Teller
Commons9 Jan 2008Prime Minister — Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill (Programme) (No. 3) tellnono Teller
Commons13 Dec 2007Orders of the Day — New Clause 1 — Financial provisions (disclosure of information) tellayeaye Teller
Commons12 Dec 2007European Community Documents — Funding of European political parties tellnono Teller
Commons28 Nov 2007Opposition Day — [2nd Allotted Day] — Prisons tellnono Teller
Commons28 Nov 2007Opposition Day — [2nd Allotted Day] — Prisons tellayeaye Teller
Commons28 Nov 2007Opposition Day — [2nd Allotted Day] — HM Revenue and Customs tellayeaye Teller
Commons21 Nov 2007Opposition Day — [1st allotted day] — Health Care-Associated Infections tellnono Teller
Commons21 Nov 2007Opposition Day — [1st allotted day] — Health Care-Associated Infections tellayeaye Teller
Commons21 Nov 2007Opposition Day — [1st allotted day] — Schools Reform tellayeaye Teller
Commons14 Nov 2007Orders of the Day — The Economy and Pensions tellnono Teller
Commons14 Nov 2007Orders of the Day — The Economy and Pensions tellayeaye Teller
Commons24 Oct 2007Delegated Legislation — Transport tellnono Teller
Commons24 Oct 2007Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Bill (Programme) (No. 3) — Clause 60 — Election dates tellayeaye Teller
Commons17 Oct 2007Opposition Day — [20th Allotted Day — First Part] — Foot and Mouth/Bluetongue tellayeaye Teller
Commons10 Oct 2007Opposition Day — [19th Allotted day] — Home Information Packs and Stamp Duty tellayeaye Teller
Commons10 Oct 2007Opposition Day — [19th Allotted day] — Department for Children, Schools and Families tellayeaye Teller
Commons18 Jul 2007Orders of the Day — Clause 1 — Meaning of "the probation purposes" tellnono Teller
Commons18 Jul 2007Orders of the Day — Clause 12 — Power to repeal section 4 tellnono Teller
Commons18 Jul 2007Orders of the Day — Clause 3 — Power to make arrangements for the provision of probation services tellnono Teller
Commons18 Jul 2007Orders of the Day — Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Bill tellnono Teller
Commons11 Jul 2007Orders of the Day — Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Bill tellnono Teller
Commons11 Jul 2007Opposition Day — [16th Allotted Day] — Social Policy and the Relief of Poverty tellayeaye Teller
Commons11 Jul 2007Opposition Day — [16th Allotted Day] — Stroke Services tellayeaye Teller
6 Jul 2007Became Whip, Whips
Commons15 Jun 2007Prayers tellayeno Rebel Teller
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 6 (80 per Cent. Elected) Majorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons1 Nov 2006Short Speeches minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Mar 2006Animal Welfare Bill — New Clause "8" — Docking of dogs' tails minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Feb 2006Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — consideration Majorityno Rebel
14 Jul 2005Became a member of the Home Affairs Committee
Commons13 Jul 2005Committees — Administration Committee — Pay for Chairmen of Standing Committees minorityaye Rebel

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
86% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
78% Abusive Tax Avoidance Should be Illegal
100% Academy Schools - for
0% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
18% Bankers' Bonus Tax
100% 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
84% Coalition Programme for Government - For
50% Control Orders
50% Crossrail - In favour
75% Cull Badgers
100% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
60% Employee Shareholder Status
100% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
16% Energy Prices - More Affordable
94% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
38% European Union - For
94% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
83% Fixed Term Parliaments
58% Fully Elected House of Lords
9% Further Devolution to Scotland
25% Further devolution to Wales
35% Gambling - Against permissiveness
93% GP Commissioning in the NHS
78% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
100% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
76% Homosexuality - Equal rights
78% Human Rights and Equality
0% Identity cards - For introduction
20% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
83% Increase Air Passenger Duty
48% Increase Taxes on Companies Investing in Assets
94% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
78% Increase VAT
100% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
11% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
0% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
88% Localise Council Tax Support
56% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
13% Mansion Tax
71% Mass Retention of Communications Data
1% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
0% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
35% More powers for local councils
69% No detention without charge or trial
33% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
58% Nuclear power - For
2% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
50% Pension auto-enrolment - For
76% Police and Crime Commissioners
0% Post office - in favour of Government policy
100% Post office closures - against
25% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
84% Privatise Royal Mail
69% Promote Occupational Pensions
13% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
13% Rail Fares - Lower
92% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
100% Reduce spending power of local government
87% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
75% Reducing the number of MPs - for
100% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
50% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
100% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
71% Register of Lobbyists
50% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
0% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
82% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
68% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
100% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
42% Right to strike
88% Same Sex Marriage - for
100% Schools - Greater Autonomy
100% Sell England's Public Forests
27% Smoking ban - In favour
52% Stop climate change
22% Stronger Military Covenant
94% Termination of pregnancy - against
31% Terrorism laws - For
100% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
50% Transparency of Parliament
100% Trident replacement - In favour
100% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
99% University Tuition Fees - For
94% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
50% Voting age - Reduce to 16
50% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
0% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

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