Voting Record — Shailesh Vara MP, North West Cambridgeshire (11475)

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

FromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
9 Jun 2017 still in office Con 0 votes out of 68, 0.0% 68 votes out of 73, 93.2% 0 times
8 May 2015 3 May 2017 Con 0 votes out of 423, 0.0% 423 votes out of 467, 90.6% 0 times
6 May 2010 30 Mar 2015 Con 3 votes out of 1062, 0.3% 1062 votes out of 1239, 85.7% 105 times
5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Con 19 votes out of 922, 2.1% 922 votes out of 1288, 71.6% 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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HouseDateSubjectShailesh VaraCon VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller
HouseDateSubjectShailesh VaraCon VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller
18 Jul 2016Stopped being The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions,
18 Jul 2016Stopped being The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice,
9 Jul 2015Became The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions,
HouseDateSubjectShailesh VaraCon VoteRôle
7 Oct 2013Became The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice,
14 Jan 2013Stopped being Member, Finance and Services Committee
6 Sep 2012Stopped being Assistant Whip (HM Treasury),
Commons13 Jul 2012Motion to Sit in Private tellnono Teller
Commons11 Jul 2012House of Commons to Sit on Tuesdays from 7pm until 10pm to Consider Private Members' Bills tellnono Teller
Commons11 Jul 2012Sitting Times of the House of Commons on Tuesdays Majorityno Rebel
Commons11 Jul 2012House of Commons Sitting Start Time on Tuesdays Majorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Jul 2012Finance Bill — New Schedule 1 — Transitory Arrangements — VAT on Alterations To Certain Listed Buildings tellayeaye Teller
Commons27 Jun 2012Electoral Registration and Administration Bill — Schedule 4 — Duties of Electoral Registration Officers tellnono Teller
Commons20 Jun 2012Opposition Day — Public Sector Pay Negotiation. tellnono Teller
Commons20 Jun 2012Opposition Day — Disability Benefits and Social Care tellnono Teller
Commons13 Jun 2012Investigation Into If Jeremy Hunt MP Breached the Ministerial Code tellnono Teller
Commons23 May 2012Electoral Registration and Administration Bill — Second Reading tellayeaye Teller
Commons16 May 2012Queens' Speech — Cost of Living — Public Transport Fares — VAT on Fuel tellnono Teller
Commons25 Apr 2012Civil Aviation Bill — Clause 84 — Requirement for Civil Aviation Authority to Publish Information on Greenhouse Gas Emissions tellnono Teller
Commons25 Apr 2012Civil Aviation Bill — Clause 18 — Airport Operator Licence Holders — Passenger Welfare Plans tellnono Teller
Commons18 Apr 2012Finance Bill 2012 — New Clause 3 — Report on Impact of Changes to VAT tellnono Teller
Commons22 Feb 2012Health and Social Care Bill Risk Register tellnono Teller
Commons8 Feb 2012Local Government Finance — Thresholds for Referendums Relating to Council Tax Increases tellayeaye Teller
Commons1 Feb 2012Welfare Reform Bill — Clause 131 — Exemption from Child Maintenance and Enforcement Commission Fees tellayeaye Teller
Commons1 Feb 2012Welfare Reform Bill — Clause 10 — Universal Credit Payments In Relation to Disabled Children and Young People tellayeaye Teller
Commons1 Feb 2012Welfare Reform Bill — Clause 93 — Exclusion of Child Benefit from Benefit Cap tellayeaye Teller
Commons1 Feb 2012Welfare Reform Bill — Clause 51 — Employment and Support Allowance for Those With Cancer tellayeaye Teller
Commons1 Feb 2012Welfare Reform Bill — Clause 51 — Period of Entitlement to Contributory Employment and Support Allowance tellayeaye Teller
Commons25 Jan 2012London Local Authorities Bill — Closure of Debate on Street Litter Control Notices tellayeaye Teller
Commons18 Jan 2012Local Government Finance Bill — Schedule 1 — Process for National vs Local Allocation of Business Rates tellnono Teller
Commons11 Jan 2012Opposition Day — Energy Prices tellnono Teller
Commons14 Dec 2011Opposition Day — Bank Bonuses — Jobs Guarantee — New Homes — VAT — Tax Incentives for Small Companies Employing More Workers tellnono Teller
Commons6 Dec 2011Chancellor of the Exchequer — Consideration of The Economy tellayeaye Teller
Commons30 Nov 2011Opposition Day — Living Standards — Government Out of Touch — Living Standards tellnono Teller
Commons23 Nov 2011Opposition Day — Feed-in Tariff — Subsidies for Renewable or Low Carbon Electricity Generation tellayeaye Teller
14 Nov 2011Became Member, Finance and Services Committee
14 Nov 2011Stopped being Member, Administration Committee
Commons9 Nov 2011Border Checks Summer 2011 — Opposition Day Debate tellnono Teller
Commons2 Nov 2011Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill — Clause 41 — Regulation of No-Win No-Fee Arrangements tellnono Teller
Commons2 Nov 2011Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill — Clause 41 — Regulation of No-Win No-Fee Arrangements tellnono Teller
Commons2 Nov 2011Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill — Clause 12 — Legal Aid for Those in Custody tellnono Teller
Commons26 Oct 2011Health and Social Care Bill — Drop the Bill — Cross Party Talks on NHS Commissioning tellnono Teller
Commons7 Sep 2011Health and Social Care Bill — Third Reading tellayeaye Teller
Commons7 Sep 2011Health and Social Care Bill — Should Secretary of State for Health "Secure" or "Provide or Secure" Services tellnono Teller
Commons13 Jul 2011Fixed Term Parliaments Bill — Clause 1 — Both Houses of Parliament to Approve General Election Date tellayeaye Teller
Commons11 Jul 2011European Union Bill — Clause 18 — Status of EU law dependent on continuing statutory basis tellayeaye Teller
Commons29 Jun 2011Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill — Programme tellayeaye Teller
Commons29 Jun 2011Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill — Second Reading tellayeaye Teller
Commons22 Jun 2011Opposition Day — The Economy tellnono Teller
Commons17 Jun 2011Employment Opportunities Bill — Second Reading — Removal of Restrictions on Foreign Nationals Working — Allow Opt-Out from Minimum Wage tellnono Teller
Commons15 Jun 2011Welfare Reform Bill — Third Reading tellayeaye Teller
Commons15 Jun 2011Welfare Reform Bill — Clause 83 — Personal Independence Payment Eligibility — Hospital In-Patient and Care Home Residents tellnono Teller
Commons15 Jun 2011Welfare Reform Bill — Clause 79 — Personal Independence Payment — Qualifying Period tellnono Teller
Commons15 Jun 2011Welfare Reform Bill — Clause 69 — Ending of discretionary payments tellnono Teller
Commons18 May 2011Localism Bill — Third Reading tellayeaye Teller
Commons18 May 2011Localism Bill — Clause 130 — Flexible Tenancies — Safeguards for Exsiting Secure Tenancies tellnono Teller
Commons18 May 2011Localism Bill — Clause 130 — Flexible Tenancies tellnono Teller
Commons17 May 2011Localism Bill — Clause 90 — Production of Joint Infrastructure Planning Guidance tellnono Teller
Commons17 May 2011Localism Bill — New Clause 29 — Retail Diversity Scheme tellnono Teller
Commons11 May 2011Education Bill — Third Reading tellayeaye Teller
Commons11 May 2011Education Bill — Clause 34 — Role of Local Authority in Implementation of Decisions by School Admissions Adjudicator tellnono Teller
Commons27 Apr 2011Opposition Day — Higher Education Policy — Charging £9,000 Fees in Only Exceptional Cases — University Places — Teaching Budgets tellnono Teller
Commons27 Apr 2011Opposition Day — Sure Start Children's Centres tellnono Teller
Commons30 Mar 2011Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill — Clause 152 — Specialist Police and CPS Units to Deal with Universal Jurisdiction Arrest Warrants in Private Prosecutions tellnono Teller
Commons30 Mar 2011Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill — Clause 152 — Director of Public Prosecution's Consent — Universal Jurisdiction Arrest Warrants in Private Prosecutions tellnono Teller
Commons30 Mar 2011Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill — New Schedule 1 — Police and Crime Panels tellayeaye Teller
Commons30 Mar 2011Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill — New Clause 5 — Memorandum of Understanding on Roles of Chief Constables vs Police and Crime Commissioners tellnono Teller
Commons16 Mar 2011Opposition Day — Fuel Prices and the Cost of Living tellayeaye Teller
Commons16 Mar 2011Opposition Day — Reduce Taxation on Fuel for Motor Vehicles Paid for by a Bank Levy tellnono Teller
Commons9 Mar 2011Welfare Reform Bill — Second Reading tellayeaye Teller
Commons16 Feb 2011Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 1 — Referendum on the Alternative Vote System — Threshold on Making Result Binding tellayeaye Teller
Commons16 Feb 2011Opposition Day — Military Covenant tellnono Teller
Commons15 Feb 2011Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 1 — Referendum on the Alternative Vote — Threshold for Binding Result tellayeaye Teller
Commons15 Feb 2011Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 11 — permissible variation in population in a constituency tellayeaye Teller
Commons15 Feb 2011Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Programme tellayeaye Teller
Commons11 Feb 2011Legislation (Territorial Extent) Bill — Second Reading tellnoaye Rebel Teller
Commons9 Feb 2011Local Government Finance Settlement 2011-12 (England) tellayeaye Teller
Commons9 Feb 2011Police Grant Report 2011-12 tellayeaye Teller
Commons2 Feb 2011Access and Conservation Arrangements After Sell Off of England's Public Forests tellayeaye Teller
Commons2 Feb 2011Department for Business, Innovation and Skills — remedy its deficiency — rejected tellnono Teller
Commons19 Jan 2011Opposition Day — Education Maintenance Allowance tellnono Teller
Commons12 Jan 2011Postal Services Bill — Third Reading — Privatisation of Royal Mail tellayeaye Teller
Commons12 Jan 2011Postal Services Bill — Clause 33 — Review of Minimum Requirements tellnono Teller
Commons12 Jan 2011Postal Services Bill — New Clause 4 — Restriction on Universal Service Provider Disposals tellnono Teller
Commons15 Dec 2010Loans to Ireland Bill — Clause 1 — Interest Rate to be Charged on United Kingdom Loans to Ireland tellnono Teller
Commons15 Dec 2010Loans to Ireland Bill — Second Reading tellayeaye Teller
Commons15 Dec 2010Loans to Ireland Bill — Programme — Expidte Consideration of the Bill tellayeaye Teller
Commons14 Dec 2010European Union Documents- Corporate Governance in Financial Institutions and Remuneration Policies tellayeaye Teller
Commons8 Dec 2010Timetable Motion — Business of the House (Thursday) — University Tuiton Fee Caps tellayeaye Teller
Commons1 Dec 2010Fixed Term Parliaments Bill — Clause 2 — Speaker's Certificate re Early General Election to be Issued Within 24 Hours tellnono Teller
Commons1 Dec 2010Fixed Term Parliaments Bill — Clause 2 — Early parliamentary general elections tellnono Teller
Commons1 Dec 2010Fixed Term Parliaments Bill — Clause 2 — Period Following Vote of No Confidence in the Government tellnono Teller
Commons17 Nov 2010Opposition Day — Funding and Schools Reform tellnono Teller
Commons17 Nov 2010Opposition Day — NHS Reorganisation tellnono Teller
Commons20 Oct 2010Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 10 — Boundary Commission proposals: publicity and consultation tellayeaye Teller
Commons20 Oct 2010Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 9 — Number and distribution of seats tellayeaye Teller
Commons20 Oct 2010Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 8 — Boundary Commission Veto on Modification of Their Recommendations tellnono Teller
Commons20 Oct 2010Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 8 — Periodicity of Reports of the Boundary Commissions tellnono Teller
Commons20 Oct 2010Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 8 — Review Welsh Parliamentry Constituancies With Respect to Further Devoloution tellnono Teller
Commons13 Oct 2010Draft EU Budget 2011 tellnono Teller
Commons13 Oct 2010Superannuation Bill — Clause 1 — Limits on value of benefits provided under civil service compensation scheme tellnono Teller
Commons15 Sep 2010Identity Documents Bill — New Clause 4 — Transfer of information from National Identity Register to Identity and Passport Service tellnono Teller
Commons8 Sep 2010Opposition Day — Crime and Policing — Police Funding tellayeaye Teller
26 Jul 2010Became Member, Administration Committee
Commons21 Jul 2010Academies Bill — Statutory Consultees For Proposed Additional Academy Schools tellnono Teller
Commons21 Jul 2010Academies Bill — Selective Schools Becoming Academies Exempt from Requirement to Provide Education for Pupils of Different Abilities tellnono Teller
Commons21 Jul 2010Academies Bill — Require Academies to Comply with the School Admissions Code — rejected tellnono Teller
Commons21 Jul 2010Academies Bill — Personal, Social and Health Education in Academy School Curricula -rejected tellnono Teller
Commons21 Jul 2010Academies Bill — New Academies Only Where There is Proven Need -rejected tellnono Teller
Commons21 Jul 2010Academies Bill — Permitting Special Schools to Become Academies tellnono Teller
Commons21 Jul 2010Child Trust Funds Regulations tellayeaye Teller
Commons14 Jul 2010European Union External Action Service tellayeaye Teller
Commons14 Jul 2010Terrorism Act 2006 (Disapplication of Section 25) Order 2010 tellayeaye Teller
Commons14 Jul 2010Police Grant Report 2010-11 tellayeaye Teller
Commons16 Jun 2010Opposition Day — Industry (Government Support) tellayeaye Teller
Commons15 Jun 2010Business of the House — Backbench Business Committee tellnono Teller
Commons15 Jun 2010Business of the House — Size of the Backbench Business Committee tellnono Teller
12 May 2010Became Assistant Whip (HM Treasury),
6 May 2010Stopped being Shadow Deputy Leader of the House of Commons,
HouseDateSubjectShailesh VaraCon VoteRôle
Commons6 Jan 2010Video Recordings Bill (Allocation of Time) — Sittings of the House Majorityaye Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill Third Reading Majorityno Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Clause 68 — Commencement Majorityaye Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Clause 4 — Prohibitions in connection with genetic material not of human origin Majorityaye Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [Lords] Majorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' salaries — £650 catch-up payment — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' salaries — Increase with Public Sector Earnings Index — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' salaries — Increases capped to 2.3% — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Prospects for life of handicapped child must be given before abortion — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Sibling compatibility only regenerative tissue — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Testing for sibling tissue compatibility Majorityaye Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Testing for gender-related illness Majorityaye Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Human-animal hybrid licenses Majorityaye Rebel
Commons6 May 2008Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill: Blasphemy 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
11 Dec 2006Stopped being Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee
8 Nov 2006Became Shadow Deputy Leader of the House of Commons,
Commons14 Feb 2006Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — as amended Majorityno Rebel
Commons14 Feb 2006Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — private clubs Majorityno Rebel
Commons14 Feb 2006Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — consideration Majorityno Rebel
12 Jul 2005Became Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee
1 Jul 2005Stopped being Vice-Chair, Conservative Party,
1 Jul 2001Became Vice-Chair, Conservative Party,

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
39% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
100% Academy Schools - for
50% Action to prevent domestic violence
0% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
72% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
50% Apprenticeships
0% Assisted Dying
87% Asylum System - More strict
100% Balance the Budget Without Borrowing
8% Bankers' Bonus Tax
0% Brexit veto for Scotland, Wales and NI
100% Business and community control of schools: For
100% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
100% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
84% Closed Material Proceedure
87% Coalition Programme for Government - For
81% Control Orders
50% Crossrail - In favour
75% Cull Badgers
100% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
42% Do more to help refugees inclding children
100% Employee Shareholder Status
85% Encourage and incentivise saving
100% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
0% Energy Prices - More Affordable
100% English Votes on English Laws etc.
89% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
32% European Union - For
96% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
100% Extend Right to Buy to Housing Associations
83% Fixed Term Parliaments
14% For the UK to Remain a Member of the EU
56% Fully Elected House of Lords
6% Further devolution to Scotland
8% Further devolution to Wales
51% Gambling - Against permissiveness
100% GP Commissioning in the NHS
0% Higher Pay for Public Sector Workers
86% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
55% Higher taxes on banks
100% Higher taxes on sugary drinks
100% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
33% Homosexuality - Equal rights
100% HS2 - In Favour
33% Human Rights and Equality
0% Identity cards - For introduction
100% In Favour of Mass Surveillance
30% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
33% Incentivise membership of press regulator
100% Increase Air Passenger Duty
100% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
92% Increase VAT
17% Inheritance Tax
76% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
6% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
0% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
100% Localise Council Tax Support
58% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
100% Make High Earners Pay Market Rent for Council Home
40% Make it easier to trigger a new election for an MP
0% Mansion Tax
81% Mass Retention of Communications Data
60% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
0% Member trustees on pension boards
100% Merge Police and Fire under Police & Crime Cmmr
100% Military Action against Daesh / ISIL
1% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
27% Minumum Wage
0% More Emergency Service Workers
0% More funds for social care
3% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
37% More powers for local councils
38% No detention without charge or trial
0% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
58% Nuclear power - For
66% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
58% Pension auto-enrolment - For
100% Phase out of Tenancies for Life
100% Police and Crime Commissioners
0% Post office - in favour of Government policy
100% Post office closures - against
0% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
84% Privatise Royal Mail
84% Promote Occupational Pensions
33% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
16% Public Ownership of Railways
0% Rail Fares - Lower
86% Reduce capital gains tax
100% Reduce central funding for local government
96% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
96% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
84% Reducing the number of MPs - for
88% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
70% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
100% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
71% Register of Lobbyists
50% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
53% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
100% Replace Higher Education Grants with Loans
25% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
100% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
84% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
0% Retain funds from council house sales locally
100% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
10% Right for EU Citizens in the UK to Stay
36% Right to strike
50% Same Sex Marriage - for
100% Schools - Greater Autonomy
100% Sell England's Public Forests
82% Smoking ban - In favour
9% State control of bus services
32% Stop climate change
6% Stronger Military Covenant
56% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
0% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
40% Termination of pregnancy - against
34% Terrorism laws - For
100% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
100% Tougher on illegal immigration
100% Trade Union Regulation
31% Transparency of Parliament
93% Trident replacement - In favour
100% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
100% University Tuition Fees - For
96% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
8% Voting age - Reduce to 16
100% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
0% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

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