Voting Record — Ruth Kelly MP, Bolton West (10332)

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 Lab 24 votes out of 822, 2.9% 822 votes out of 1288, 63.8% 0 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 4 votes out of 453, 0.9% 453 votes out of 1246, 36.4% 0 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Lab 4 votes out of 472, 0.8% 472 votes out of 1273, 37.1% 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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HouseDateSubjectRuth KellyLab VoteRôle
Commons2 Dec 2009Equality Bill — Schedule 9 — Work: exceptions minorityno Rebel
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 2008Deferred Divisions — Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [Lords] minorityno Rebel
6 Oct 2008Stopped being Secretary of State, Department for Transport
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 — Change abortion limit from 24 weeks to 16 weeks — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Change abortion limit from 24 weeks to 12 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 minorityno Rebel
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 — 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
28 Jun 2007Became Secretary of State, Department for Transport
28 Jun 2007Stopped being Secretary of State, Department for Communities and Local Government
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 7 (100 per Cent. Elected) minorityaye 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
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 4 (50 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
8 May 2006Stopped being Secretary of State, Department for Education and Skills
8 May 2006Became Secretary of State, Department for Communities and Local Government
Commons14 Mar 2006Animal Welfare Bill — New Clause "8" — Docking of dogs' tails — Working dogs Majorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Feb 2006Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — private clubs minorityaye Rebel
HouseDateSubjectRuth KellyLab VoteRôle
16 Dec 2004Became Secretary of State, Department for Education and Skills
16 Dec 2004Stopped being Minister of State, Cabinet Office
Commons18 Nov 2004Hunting Bill minorityno Rebel
19 Oct 2004Stopped being Member, Public Accounts Committee
10 Sep 2004Stopped being Financial Secretary, HM Treasury
10 Sep 2004Became Minister of State, Cabinet Office
28 May 2004Became Member, Public Accounts Committee
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 6 (60 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
29 May 2002Became Financial Secretary, HM Treasury
29 May 2002Stopped being Economic Secretary, HM Treasury
Commons20 May 2002Adoption and Children Bill — [3rd Allotted Day] — Clause 131 — General interpretation, etc. minorityno Rebel
Commons5 Jul 2001Members' Allowances, Insurance &c. — Members' Pay (Money Resolution) minorityaye Rebel
11 Jun 2001Became Economic Secretary, HM Treasury
HouseDateSubjectRuth KellyLab VoteRôle
Commons19 Dec 2000Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Research Purposes) Regulations minorityaye Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno 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
95% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
0% Assisted Dying
69% Asylum System - More strict
84% Ban fox hunting
94% Business and community control of schools: For
50% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
93% Control Orders
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
50% Crossrail - In favour
100% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
92% European Union - For
100% Foundation hospitals - In favour
84% Fox hunting - Ban
50% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
61% Fully Elected House of Lords
24% Gambling - Against permissiveness
100% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
0% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
49% Homosexuality - Equal rights
96% Identity cards - For introduction
50% Increase VAT
98% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
4% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
50% Mass Retention of Communications Data
99% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
100% Minumum Wage
10% No detention without charge or trial
63% Nuclear power - For
62% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
100% Pension auto-enrolment - For
94% Post office - in favour of Government policy
6% Post office closures - against
0% Privatise Royal Mail
98% Promote Occupational Pensions
50% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
50% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
7% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
0% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
61% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
0% Right to strike
0% Same Sex Marriage - for
47% Schools - Greater Autonomy
50% Smoking ban - In favour
38% Stop climate change
50% Stronger Military Covenant
50% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
100% Termination of pregnancy - against
92% Terrorism laws - For
0% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
100% Trade Union Regulation
29% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
58% Transparency of Parliament
100% Trident replacement - In favour
8% University education fees - Should be free
98% University Tuition Fees - For
99% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
50% Voting age - Reduce to 16
42% 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
94.6% Gordon BrownKirkcaldy and CowdenbeathLab
94.2% David BlunkettSheffield, BrightsideLab
94.1% Tony BlairSedgefieldLab
93.2% Shaun WoodwardSt Helens SouthLab
92.8% Ian McCartneyMakerfieldLab

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