Voting Record — Stephen Byers MP, North Tyneside (10083)

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 11 votes out of 791, 1.4% 791 votes out of 1288, 61.4% 0 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 1 vote out of 719, 0.1% 719 votes out of 1246, 57.7% 0 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Lab 2 votes out of 737, 0.3% 737 votes out of 1273, 57.9% 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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HouseDateSubjectStephen ByersLab VoteRôle
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
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' salaries — £650 catch-up payment — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' salaries — Increases capped to 2.3% — rejected 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
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Support for bicameral Parliament minorityaye Rebel
HouseDateSubjectStephen ByersLab VoteRôle
Commons26 Jan 2005Modernisation of the House of Commons minorityno Rebel
29 May 2002Stopped being Secretary of State, Department for Transport, Local Government and the Regions
8 Jun 2001Stopped being Secretary of State, Department of Trade and Industry
8 Jun 2001Became Secretary of State, Department for Transport, Local Government and the Regions
HouseDateSubjectStephen ByersLab VoteRôle
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno Rebel
24 Dec 1998Became Secretary of State, Department of Trade and Industry
23 Dec 1998Stopped being Chief Secretary, HM Treasury
28 Jul 1998Stopped being Minister of State (School Standards), Department for Education and Employment
27 Jul 1998Became Chief Secretary, HM Treasury
Commons20 May 1998Human Rights Bill [Lords] - The Convention and the First Protocol minorityaye Rebel
5 May 1997Became Minister of State (School Standards), Department for Education and Employment

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
28% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
50% Assisted Dying
92% Asylum System - More strict
87% Ban fox hunting
81% Business and community control of schools: For
0% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
100% Control Orders
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
50% Crossrail - In favour
100% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
97% European Union - For
90% Foundation hospitals - In favour
87% Fox hunting - Ban
10% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
37% Fully Elected House of Lords
16% Gambling - Against permissiveness
50% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
0% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
71% Homosexuality - Equal rights
88% Identity cards - For introduction
0% Increase VAT
99% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
18% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
50% Mass Retention of Communications Data
84% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
100% Minumum Wage
0% No detention without charge or trial
50% Nuclear power - For
100% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
50% Pension auto-enrolment - For
98% Post office - in favour of Government policy
2% Post office closures - against
0% Privatise Royal Mail
58% Promote Occupational Pensions
50% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
42% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
7% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
0% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
72% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
0% Right to strike
0% Same Sex Marriage - for
44% Schools - Greater Autonomy
72% Smoking ban - In favour
59% Stop climate change
50% Stronger Military Covenant
50% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
0% Termination of pregnancy - against
100% Terrorism laws - For
0% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
100% Trade Union Regulation
32% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
46% Transparency of Parliament
100% Trident replacement - In favour
8% University education fees - Should be free
98% University Tuition Fees - For
92% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
42% Voting age - Reduce to 16
0% 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
100.0% Gordon BrownKirkcaldy and CowdenbeathLab
95.5% Alistair DarlingEdinburgh South WestLab
94.6% Sandra OsborneAyr, Carrick and CumnockLab
93.8% Stephen HesfordWirral WestLab
93.7% Douglas AlexanderPaisley and Renfrewshire SouthLab

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