Voting Record — Robert Walter MP, North Dorset (10620)

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 7 votes out of 586, 1.2% 586 votes out of 1103, 53.1% 0 times
5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Con 12 votes out of 487, 2.5% 487 votes out of 1288, 37.8% 0 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Con 13 votes out of 594, 2.2% 594 votes out of 1246, 47.7% 0 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Con 3 votes out of 684, 0.4% 684 votes out of 1273, 53.7% 3 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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HouseDateSubjectRobert WalterCon VoteRôle
Commons10 Feb 2014Children and Families Bill — Offence of Smoking in a Private Vehicle When A Person Under 18 is Present minorityaye Rebel
Commons20 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — New Clause 10 — Civil Partnerships for All Couples minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — New Clause 16 — Review Civil Partnerships Following Introduction of Same-Sex Marriage minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Feb 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill (Programme) minorityaye Rebel
Commons11 Jul 2012House of Commons to Sit on Tuesdays from 7pm until 10pm to Consider Private Members' Bills minorityno Rebel
Commons10 Jul 2012House of Lords Reform Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Oct 2011Protection of Freedoms Bill — Amendment to Programme Motion minorityno Rebel
11 May 2010Stopped being a member of the Unopposed Bills (Panel) Committee
HouseDateSubjectRobert WalterCon VoteRôle
Commons4 Mar 2010Deferred Divisions — Social Security minorityaye Rebel
Commons4 Mar 2010Backbench Business Committee Majorityaye Rebel
Commons21 Jan 2010Food Industry Competitiveness — Bournemouth Borough Council Bill [ Lords] minorityno 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 16 weeks — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons1 Nov 2006Short Speeches minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Feb 2006Health Bill — Schedule 8 — Minor and consequential amendments minorityaye Rebel
1 Nov 2005Became a member of the Unopposed Bills (Panel) Committee
Commons26 Oct 2005Terrorism Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
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
HouseDateSubjectMr Robert WalterCon VoteRôle
11 Apr 2005Stopped being a member of the Unopposed Bills (Panel) Committee
11 Apr 2005Stopped being a member of the Treasury Committee
Commons7 Feb 2005Serious Organised Crime and Police Bill — Abolish the offense of Blasphemy — rejected minorityno Rebel
28 May 2004Became a member of the Unopposed Bills (Panel) Committee
28 May 2004Became a member of the Treasury Committee
Commons22 Apr 2004Security Screen Majorityno Rebel
Commons1 Mar 2004Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, Etc.) Bill — Give support to failed asylum seekers and their families — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons10 Nov 2003Water Bill [Lords] — New Clause 1 — Prohibition of Artificial Fluoridation of Water Supplies Majorityaye Rebel
Commons26 Feb 2003Iraq — Case for war is unproven — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002Carry-over of Bills Majorityno Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002Start Sittings of the House of Commons at 11.30 am rather than 14.30 on Tuesdays Majorityno Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002New Provision for Earlier Sittings on Wednesdays, and for Thursdays and Fridays Majorityno Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002New Provision for Earlier Sittings on Wednesdays, and for Thursdays and Fridays Majorityaye Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002Ministerial Statements proposals Majorityaye Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002Modernisation of the House of Commons Majorityaye Rebel
Commons16 May 2002Adoption and Children Bill — [2nd Allotted Day] — Applications for adoption Majorityno Rebel
HouseDateSubjectMr Robert WalterCon VoteRôle
Commons13 Dec 2000Deferred Divisions - Fisheries: Total Allowable Catches and Quotas 2001 bothno Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno Rebel
Commons1 Nov 1999Print Acts of Parliament on Paper instead of Vellum — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons14 Jul 1999City of London (Ward Elections) Bill tellnono Teller
Commons14 Jul 1999City of London (Ward Elections) Bill tellayeaye Teller
Commons14 Jul 1999City of London (Ward Elections) Bill - Interpretation tellayeaye Teller
Commons2 Sep 1998Business of the House (Criminal Justice (Terrorism and Conspiracy) Bill) 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
80% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
69% Abusive Tax Avoidance Should be Illegal
84% Academy Schools - for
25% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
0% Ban fox hunting
31% Bankers' Bonus Tax
45% Business and community control of schools: For
100% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
98% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
75% Closed Material Proceedure
75% Coalition Programme for Government - For
11% Control Orders
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
0% Crossrail - In favour
50% Cull Badgers
50% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
60% Employee Shareholder Status
100% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
31% Energy Prices - More Affordable
100% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
40% European Union - For
63% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
83% Fixed Term Parliaments
30% Foundation hospitals - In favour
0% Fox hunting - Ban
78% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
9% Fully Elected House of Lords
9% Further Devolution to Scotland
29% Further devolution to Wales
58% Gambling - Against permissiveness
79% GP Commissioning in the NHS
80% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
100% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
37% Homosexuality - Equal rights
61% Human Rights and Equality
23% Identity cards - For introduction
60% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
83% Increase Air Passenger Duty
59% Increase Taxes on Companies Investing in Assets
81% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
76% Increase VAT
50% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
92% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
22% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
21% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
88% Localise Council Tax Support
57% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
38% Mansion Tax
76% Mass Retention of Communications Data
1% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
21% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
50% More powers for local councils
60% No detention without charge or trial
33% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
57% Nuclear power - For
33% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
58% Pension auto-enrolment - For
92% Police and Crime Commissioners
2% Post office - in favour of Government policy
98% Post office closures - against
0% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
69% Privatise Royal Mail
62% Promote Occupational Pensions
13% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
50% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
13% Rail Fares - Lower
84% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
74% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
100% Reduce spending power of local government
80% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
98% Reducing the number of MPs - for
99% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
41% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
92% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
50% Register of Lobbyists
27% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
0% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
59% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
84% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
88% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
50% Right to strike
38% Same Sex Marriage - for
75% Schools - Greater Autonomy
100% Sell England's Public Forests
18% Smoking ban - In favour
49% Stop climate change
22% Stronger Military Covenant
60% Termination of pregnancy - against
17% Terrorism laws - For
100% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
54% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
50% 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
41% University Tuition Fees - For
59% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
50% Voting age - Reduce to 16
58% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
30% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

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