Voting Record — Shaun Woodward MP, St Helens South (10651)

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

ConstituencyFromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
St Helens South and Whiston 6 May 2010 30 Mar 2015 Lab 0 votes out of 528, 0.0% 528 votes out of 1239, 42.6% 0 times
St Helens South 5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Lab 3 votes out of 650, 0.5% 650 votes out of 1288, 50.5% 0 times
St Helens South 7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 3 votes out of 851, 0.4% 851 votes out of 1246, 68.3% 0 times
Witney 18 Dec 1999 14 May 2001 Lab 0 votes out of 323, 0.0% 323 votes out of 553, 58.4% 0 times
Witney 1 May 1997 17 Dec 1999 Con 3 votes out of 430, 0.7% 430 votes out of 720, 59.7% 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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HouseDateSubjectShaun WoodwardLab VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller
7 Oct 2011Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland,
12 May 2010Became Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland,
6 May 2010Stopped being The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland,
HouseDateSubjectShaun WoodwardLab VoteRôle
28 Jun 2007Became The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland,
28 Jun 2007Stopped being Minister of State (Department for Culture, Media and Sport) (Creative Industries & Tourism),
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
5 May 2006Became Minister of State (Department for Culture, Media and Sport) (Creative Industries & Tourism),
5 May 2006Stopped being Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Northern Ireland Office),
12 Jul 2005Stopped being Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee)
11 Jul 2005Stopped being Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art
10 May 2005Became Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Northern Ireland Office),
HouseDateSubjectShaun WoodwardLab VoteRôle
Commons26 Jan 2005Car Mileage Allowance minorityno Rebel
16 Oct 2003Became Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 4 (80 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 2 (100 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
7 Jun 2001Became Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee)
HouseDateSubjectShaun WoodwardLab VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller
HouseDateSubjectShaun WoodwardCon VoteRôle
26 Jul 1999Stopped being Member, European Scrutiny Committee
5 Jul 1999Stopped being Member, Foreign Affairs Committee
Commons10 Feb 1999Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill — Clause 1 — Age of Consent for Homosexual Acts Majorityno Rebel
Commons25 Jan 1999Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill — Second Reading tellayeno Rebel Teller
25 Jan 1999Became Member, Foreign Affairs Committee
17 Nov 1998Became Member, European Scrutiny Committee
17 Nov 1998Stopped being Member, European Legislation Committee
Commons22 Jun 1998Crime and Disorder Bill — Reduction of Age of Consent for Homosexual Acts to 16 Majorityno Rebel
15 Jul 1997Became Member, European Legislation Committee

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
44% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
50% Academy Schools - for
60% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
50% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
67% Apprenticeships
0% Assisted Dying
70% Asylum System - More strict
100% Ban fox hunting
79% Bankers' Bonus Tax
93% Business and community control of schools: For
20% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
50% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
50% Closed Material Proceedure
28% Coalition Programme for Government - For
99% Control Orders
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
100% Crossrail - In favour
25% Cull Badgers
50% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
10% Employee Shareholder Status
0% Encourage and incentivise saving
0% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
88% Energy Prices - More Affordable
6% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
71% European Union - For
28% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
40% Fixed Term Parliaments
100% Foundation hospitals - In favour
100% Fox hunting - Ban
12% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
88% Fully Elected House of Lords
54% Further Devolution to Scotland
55% Further devolution to Wales
40% Gambling - Against permissiveness
29% GP Commissioning in the NHS
50% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
29% Higher taxes on banks
0% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
78% Homosexuality - Equal rights
50% HS2 - In Favour
81% Human Rights and Equality
100% Identity cards - For introduction
80% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
50% Incentivise membership of press regulator
33% Increase Air Passenger Duty
19% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
18% Increase VAT
50% Inheritance Tax
97% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
26% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
94% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
64% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
25% Localise Council Tax Support
49% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
50% Make it easier to trigger a new election for an MP
88% Mansion Tax
84% Mass Retention of Communications Data
38% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
100% Military Action against Daesh / ISIL
84% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
78% Minumum Wage
57% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
50% More powers for local councils
20% No detention without charge or trial
58% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
63% Nuclear power - For
98% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
42% Pension auto-enrolment - For
31% Police and Crime Commissioners
93% Post office - in favour of Government policy
7% Post office closures - against
50% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
31% Privatise Royal Mail
16% Promote Occupational Pensions
56% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
3% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
50% Public Ownership of Railways
100% Rail Fares - Lower
16% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
50% Reduce capital gains tax
25% Reduce central funding for local government
31% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
29% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
27% Reducing the number of MPs - for
1% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
31% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
25% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
40% Register of Lobbyists
50% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
43% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
100% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
14% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
27% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
12% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
42% Right to strike
58% Same Sex Marriage - for
43% Schools - Greater Autonomy
0% Sell England's Public Forests
63% Smoking ban - In favour
50% State control of bus services
53% Stop climate change
83% Stronger Military Covenant
34% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
100% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
50% Termination of pregnancy - against
100% Terrorism laws - For
0% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
92% Trade Union Regulation
8% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
54% Transparency of Parliament
83% Trident replacement - In favour
0% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
7% University education fees - Should be free
55% University Tuition Fees - For
86% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
42% Voting age - Reduce to 16
0% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
80% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

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
97.3% Gordon BrownKirkcaldy and CowdenbeathLab
95.5% Tony BlairSedgefieldLab
91.7% David BlunkettSheffield, BrightsideLab
90.5% Michael WillsNorth SwindonLab
90.2% Alistair DarlingEdinburgh South WestLab

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