Voting Record — Richard Shepherd MP, Aldridge-Brownhills (10537)

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 68 votes out of 628, 10.8% 628 votes out of 1112, 56.5% 0 times
5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Con 30 votes out of 769, 3.9% 769 votes out of 1288, 59.7% 2 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Con 10 votes out of 715, 1.4% 715 votes out of 1246, 57.4% 4 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Con 4 votes out of 641, 0.6% 641 votes out of 1273, 50.4% 1 time

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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 ShepherdCon VoteRôle
Commons18 Jun 2014European Union Recommended Revaluation of Properties for Council Tax Purposes minorityaye Rebel
Commons13 May 2014Prohibition of Unpaid Internships Majorityno Rebel
Commons7 May 2014Immigration Bill — Clause 60 — Power to Deprive Naturalised Citizen of Citizenship Even If That Would Leave Them Stateless minorityaye Rebel
Commons28 Apr 2014High Speed Rail (London — West Midlands) Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Mar 2014Amendments to Acts of Parliament in Light of the Introduction of Same Sex Marriage in Parts of the UK minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Mar 2014Registration of Armed Forces Chapels for Same Sex Marriages minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Mar 2014Same Sex Marriage — Enabling Courts to Deal with Divorce or Annulment Proceedings minorityaye Rebel
Commons27 Jan 2014European Union (Approvals) Bill — Third Reading — European Archives and Europe for Citizens Programme minorityaye Rebel
Commons27 Jan 2014European Union (Approvals) Bill — Clause 1 — Influence of Europe for Citizens Programme on EU Referenda and Elections minorityno Rebel
Commons27 Jan 2014European Union (Approvals) Bill — Clause 1 — Limitation of Scope of Europe for Citizens Programme minorityno Rebel
Commons22 Jan 2014Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill — Clause 2 — Inclusion of Those Who Lobby Special Advisers In Register of Lobbyists minorityaye Rebel
Commons4 Dec 2013European Union (Definition of Treaties) (Colombia and Peru Trade Agreement) Order 2013 minorityaye Rebel
Commons30 Oct 2013Draft Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (Designation of the UK Green Investment Bank) Order 2013 minorityaye Rebel
Commons29 Aug 2013Syria and the Use of Chemical Weapons Majorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Jul 2013Draft Alternative Investment Fund Managers Regulations 2013 — Harmonisation of Regulatory Framework minorityaye Rebel
Commons18 Mar 2013Crime and Courts Bill — Programme Amendment minorityno Rebel
Commons5 Feb 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill (Programme) minorityaye Rebel
Commons29 Jan 2013Electoral Registration and Administration Bill — New Clause on Review of Parliamentary Constituency Boundaries Majorityaye Rebel
Commons28 Jan 2013Succession to the Crown Bill — New Clause 1 — Remove Requement for Monarch to be Member of the Church of England minorityno Rebel
Commons31 Oct 2012Seek Real Terms Cut in European Union Budget Majorityno Rebel
Commons10 Jul 2012House of Lords Reform Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons27 Jun 2012European Union Review of UK Economic Policy — Government approach to deficit reduction, growth and EU sanctions minorityaye Rebel
Commons24 Apr 2012Labelling of Halal and Kosher Meat Majorityaye Rebel
Commons18 Apr 2012Finance Bill — New Clause 7 — VAT: Protected Buildings minorityno Rebel
Commons12 Mar 2012Backbench Business Committee — Election of Members and Chair — Operation of Committee minorityaye Rebel
Commons12 Mar 2012Election of Backbench Business Committee minorityno Rebel
Commons12 Mar 2012Election of Backbench Business Committee by Parties minorityno Rebel
Commons23 Nov 2011Deferred Division — Schengen Governance minorityaye Rebel
Commons24 Oct 2011National Referendum on the United Kingdom's Membership of the European Union minorityno Rebel
Commons19 Oct 2011House of Commons Recess Dates — Winter 2011-12 minorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Sep 2011Legislation (Territorial Extent) Bill — Third Reading — Impact of Bills on Each Part of the United Kingdom Majorityaye Rebel
Commons8 Sep 2011Fixed Term Parliaments Bill — Parliamentary Approval of General Election Date — Committee to Review Operation minorityaye Rebel
Commons7 Sep 2011Health and Social Care Bill 2011 — Independent Abortion Advice minorityno Rebel
Commons13 Jul 2011Fixed Term Parliaments Bill — Clause 1 — Both Houses of Parliament to Approve General Election Date minorityaye Rebel
Commons11 Jul 2011Draft International Monetary Fund (Increase in Subscription) Order 2011, minorityaye Rebel
Commons4 May 2011Section 5 of the European Communities (Amendment) Act 1993 — Financial and Economic Outlook minorityaye Rebel
Commons23 Mar 2011Establishment of the European Stability Mechanism minorityaye Rebel
Commons16 Feb 2011Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 1 — Referendum on the Alternative Vote System — Threshold on Making Result Binding minorityaye Rebel
Commons15 Feb 2011Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 1 — Referendum on the Alternative Vote — Threshold for Binding Result minorityaye Rebel
Commons15 Feb 2011Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Programme minorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Feb 2011Taxation of the Financial Sector — Financial Transaction Tax — Banking Levy minorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Feb 2011European Union — UK Contributions to the Eurozone Financial Stabilisation Mechanism minorityaye Rebel
Commons1 Feb 2011European Union Bill — New Clause 11 — Referendum on EU Membership If Referendum Opposes Transfer of Powers minorityno Rebel
Commons26 Jan 2011European Union Bill — Clause 9 — Approval required in connection with Title V of Part 3 of TFEU minorityno Rebel
Commons25 Jan 2011European Union Bill — Clause 6 — Referendum on Emergency Financial Assistance for EU Member States minorityno Rebel
Commons24 Jan 2011European Union Bill — Clause 5 — Statement to be laid before Parliament minorityno Rebel
Commons18 Jan 2011Fixed Term Parliaments Bill — New Clause 5 — Expiry of Provisions for Early General Elections minorityno Rebel
Commons11 Jan 2011European Union Bill — Clause 18 — Status of EU law dependent on continuing statutory basis minorityno Rebel
Commons1 Dec 2010Fixed Term Parliaments Bill — Clause 2 — Speaker's Certificate re Early General Election to be Issued Within 24 Hours minorityno Rebel
Commons1 Dec 2010Fixed Term Parliaments Bill — Clause 2 — Early parliamentary general elections minorityno Rebel
Commons1 Dec 2010Fixed Term Parliaments Bill — Clause 2 — Immediate General Election Following Vote of No-Confidence minorityno Rebel
Commons24 Nov 2010Fixed-Term Parliaments Bill — Clause 2 — Early parliamentary general elections minorityno Rebel
Commons24 Nov 2010Fixed-Term Parliaments Bill — Clause 1 — Polling days for parliamentary general elections minorityaye Rebel
Commons16 Nov 2010Fixed-term Parliaments Bill — Clause 1 — 2014 General Election minorityno Rebel
Commons10 Nov 2010European Union Economic Governance minorityaye Rebel
Commons2 Nov 2010Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Third Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons2 Nov 2010Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 8 — 40% Minimum Turnout for Automatic Action on AV Referendum Result minorityno Rebel
Commons1 Nov 2010Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Programme Motion No.4 minorityaye Rebel
Commons19 Oct 2010Parliamentary Voting System and constituencies Bill — Programme motion variation minorityaye Rebel
Commons12 Oct 2010Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 1 — Date of referendum on the alternative vote system minorityno Rebel
Commons12 Oct 2010Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 1 — Date of referendum on the alternative vote system minorityno Rebel
Commons12 Oct 2010Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Programme motion minorityaye Rebel
Commons13 Sep 2010Fixed-term Parliaments Bill — Programme Motion minorityaye Rebel
Commons13 Sep 2010Fixed-term Parliaments Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons6 Sep 2010Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Programme motion minorityaye Rebel
Commons6 Sep 2010Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Jul 2010Terrorism Act 2006 (Disapplication of Section 25) Order 2010 minorityaye Rebel
Commons15 Jun 2010Business of the House — Programme minorityaye Rebel
11 May 2010Stopped being a member of the Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee
11 May 2010Stopped being a member of the Human Rights (Joint Committee)
HouseDateSubjectRichard ShepherdCon VoteRôle
Commons8 Jul 2009Deferred Divisions — Justice and Security minorityaye Rebel
Commons30 Jun 2009Parliamentary Standards Bill — Clause 2 — MPs' salaries (In committee) Majorityaye Rebel
Commons29 Jun 2009Parliamentary Standards Bill tellnono Teller
Commons19 May 2009Commission for the Compact — New Clause 4 — Loitering: decriminalisation of under 18 year olds minorityunknown Unknown
Commons30 Apr 2009MPs' expenses — Staff to be employees of Parliament minorityaye Rebel
Commons30 Apr 2009MPs' expenses — outer-London MPs can no longer claim second home minorityaye Rebel
Commons17 Mar 2009Food Labelling Regulations (Amendment) — Clause 1 — Schemes for assisting persons to obtain employment: "work for your benefit" schemes etc. minorityno Rebel
Commons11 Mar 2009Deferred Divisions — Adjournment (easter) Majorityno Rebel
Commons10 Feb 2009Employment Opportunities — Banking Bill (Money) tellnono Teller
Commons29 Oct 2008Opposition Day — [11th Allotted Day — Second Part] — Manchester City Council Bill [ Lords] (By Order) minorityaye Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Point of Order — Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [ Lords] (Programme) (No. 2) Majorityno Rebel
Commons10 Jun 2008Counter Terrorism Bill — Lord Chief Justice to appoint "special coroners" — rejected bothaye Rebel
Commons2 Apr 2008Heathrow — Condemnation of third runway — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons14 Nov 2007Orders of the Day — The Economy and Pensions minorityno Rebel
Commons20 Jun 2007Deferred Division — Road traffic minorityaye Rebel
Commons18 May 2007Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill — Third Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons18 May 2007Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill — Third Reading — Closure minorityaye Rebel
Commons18 May 2007Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill — Exempt constituents' letters only — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons18 May 2007Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill — Continue to disclose MPs' correspondence — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons18 May 2007Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill — That the Question now be proposed minorityaye Rebel
Commons20 Apr 2007Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill — Exempt only correspondence — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons20 Apr 2007Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill — Keep disclosure for MPs' expenses — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Remove Hereditary Places once Reform has taken place — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
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
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 5 (60 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons1 Nov 2006Short Speeches minorityaye Rebel
Commons1 Nov 2006September Sittings minorityno Rebel
Commons5 Jul 2006Deferred Divisions — adjournment (summer) minorityaye Rebel
Commons15 May 2006Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill — New Clause "19" — Power to remove or reduce burdens minorityaye Rebel
Commons29 Mar 2006Identity Cards Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons26 Oct 2005Terrorism Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
14 Jul 2005Became a member of the Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee
14 Jul 2005Became a member of the Human Rights (Joint Committee)
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
HouseDateSubjectMr Richard ShepherdCon VoteRôle
11 Apr 2005Stopped being a member of the Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee
11 Apr 2005Stopped being a member of the Human Rights (Joint Committee)
Commons7 Feb 2005Serious Organized Crime and Police Bill -- Demonstrating without authorisation in a designated area minorityaye Rebel
Commons26 Jan 2005Modernisation of the House of Commons minorityaye Rebel
Commons20 Dec 2004Identity Cards Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons1 Dec 2004Queen's Speech — Prime Minister's Prorogative minorityno Rebel
11 Jun 2004Stopped being a member of the Draft Corruption Bill (Joint Committee)
28 May 2004Became a member of the Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee
28 May 2004Became a member of the Human Rights (Joint Committee)
28 May 2004Became a member of the Draft Corruption Bill (Joint Committee)
Commons24 May 2004Civil Contingencies Bill — New Clause 3 — Emergency Powers Committee tellnono Teller
Commons12 May 2004Deferred Division — Visitor Facilities minorityaye Rebel
Commons1 Mar 2004Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, Etc.) Bill — Give support to failed asylum seekers and their families — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons30 Oct 2003Pay for Chairmen of Select Committees — PAY FOR CHAIRMEN OF SELECT COMMITTEES (No. 2) minorityaye Rebel
Commons30 Oct 2003Pay for Chairmen of Select Committees minorityaye Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 2 (100 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons21 Nov 2001Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Bill — Terrorist certification by Home Secretary tellnono Teller
Commons21 Nov 2001Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Bill — Clause 1 — Forfeiture of Terrorist Cash tellnono Teller
Commons19 Nov 2001Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Bill — Second Reading tellnoaye Rebel Teller
HouseDateSubjectMr Richard ShepherdCon VoteRôle
Commons24 Jan 2001Deferred Divisions - European Communities minorityaye Rebel
Commons23 Jan 2001Social Security Contributions (Share Options) Bill Majorityunknown Unknown
Commons13 Dec 2000Deferred Divisions - Section 5 of the European Communities (Amendment) Act 1993 minorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Nov 1999House of Lords Bill — Exceptions from the rule that hereditary peers should be abolished minorityaye Rebel
Commons2 Sep 1998Business of the House (Criminal Justice (Terrorism and Conspiracy) Bill) tellnoaye Rebel 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
77% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
83% Abusive Tax Avoidance Should be Illegal
100% Academy Schools - for
13% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
13% Ban fox hunting
9% Bankers' Bonus Tax
88% Business and community control of schools: For
100% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
58% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
50% Closed Material Proceedure
71% Coalition Programme for Government - For
7% Control Orders
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
50% Crossrail - In favour
75% Cull Badgers
50% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
90% Employee Shareholder Status
100% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
1% Energy Prices - More Affordable
31% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
24% European Union - For
89% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
17% Fixed Term Parliaments
20% Foundation hospitals - In favour
13% Fox hunting - Ban
98% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
67% Fully Elected House of Lords
45% Further Devolution to Scotland
30% Further devolution to Wales
48% Gambling - Against permissiveness
100% GP Commissioning in the NHS
70% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
100% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
36% Homosexuality - Equal rights
71% Human Rights and Equality
11% Identity cards - For introduction
40% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
83% Increase Air Passenger Duty
44% Increase Taxes on Companies Investing in Assets
88% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
90% Increase VAT
99% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
92% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
6% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
7% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
63% Localise Council Tax Support
50% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
0% Mansion Tax
62% Mass Retention of Communications Data
1% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
7% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
35% More powers for local councils
99% No detention without charge or trial
67% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
57% Nuclear power - For
1% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
58% Pension auto-enrolment - For
76% Police and Crime Commissioners
2% Post office - in favour of Government policy
98% Post office closures - against
25% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
100% Privatise Royal Mail
65% Promote Occupational Pensions
42% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
98% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
0% Rail Fares - Lower
93% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
92% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
100% Reduce spending power of local government
83% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
24% Reducing the number of MPs - for
15% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
78% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
100% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
75% Register of Lobbyists
32% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
0% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
91% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
79% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
76% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
42% Right to strike
48% Same Sex Marriage - for
94% Schools - Greater Autonomy
50% Sell England's Public Forests
60% Smoking ban - In favour
48% Stop climate change
22% Stronger Military Covenant
94% Termination of pregnancy - against
6% Terrorism laws - For
100% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
54% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
98% 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
39% University Tuition Fees - For
84% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
2% Voting age - Reduce to 16
100% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
0% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

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