Voting Record — Stephen Hesford MP, Wirral West (10277)

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 7 votes out of 1066, 0.7% 1066 votes out of 1288, 82.8% 0 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 10 votes out of 761, 1.3% 761 votes out of 1246, 61.1% 5 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Lab 0 votes out of 858, 0.0% 858 votes out of 1273, 67.4% 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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HouseDateSubjectStephen HesfordLab VoteRôle
11 May 2010Stopped being Member, Health Committee
Commons2 Mar 2009Political Parties and Elections Bill — Candidate for MP becoming own election agent does not disclose home address minorityaye Rebel
Commons2 Mar 2009Political Parties and Elections Bill — Home address form must be correct minorityaye Rebel
Commons2 Mar 2009Political Parties and Elections Bill — Parliamentary candidates can keep their home addresses secret minorityaye Rebel
16 Jan 2009Stopped being PPS (Rt Hon Michael Wills, Minister of State), Ministry of Justice
16 Jan 2009Stopped being PPS (Rt Hon David Hanson, Minister of State), Ministry of Justice
16 Jan 2009Stopped being PPS (Vera Baird QC, Solicitor General), Attorney General's Office
30 Dec 2008Became PPS (Rt Hon David Hanson, Minister of State), Ministry of Justice
10 Dec 2008Stopped being PPS (Vera Baird QC, Solicitor General), Law Officers' Department
10 Dec 2008Became PPS (Vera Baird QC, Solicitor General), Attorney General's Office
27 Nov 2008Became PPS (Vera Baird QC, Solicitor General), Law Officers
27 Nov 2008Stopped being PPS (Vera Baird QC, Solicitor General), Law Officers
11 Nov 2008Became PPS (Rt Hon Michael Wills, Minister of State), Ministry of Justice
11 Nov 2008Stopped being PPS (Mr Michael Wills, Minister of State), Ministry of Justice
16 Oct 2008Became PPS (Vera Baird QC, Solicitor General), Law Officers' Department
16 Oct 2008Stopped being PPS (Vera Baird, Solicitor General), Law Officers' Department
21 Aug 2008Stopped being Member, Regulatory Reform Committee
4 Aug 2008Became PPS (Vera Baird, Solicitor General), Law Officers' Department
4 Aug 2008Stopped being PPS (Vera Baird QC, Solicitor General), Law Officers' Department
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Fertility treatment requires father and mother — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Testing for sibling tissue compatibility minorityno Rebel
7 Feb 2008Became PPS (Mr Michael Wills, Minister of State), Ministry of Justice
27 Nov 2007Became Member, Health Committee
14 Nov 2007Became Member, Regulatory Reform Committee
9 Nov 2007Stopped being Member, Regulatory Reform Committee
7 Nov 2007Became Member, Regulatory Reform Committee
7 Nov 2007Became PPS (Vera Baird QC, Solicitor General), Law Officers' Department
7 Nov 2007Stopped being PPS (Vera Baird, Solicitor General), Law Officers' Department
28 Jun 2007Stopped being PPS (Rt Hon Baroness Amos, President of the Council), Privy Council Office
28 Jun 2007Became PPS (Vera Baird, Solicitor General), Law Officers' Department
27 Apr 2007Stopped being Member, Draft Legal ServicesBill (Joint Committee)
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
6 Sep 2006Stopped being PPS (Rt Hon Baroness Amos), Leader of the House of Lords
17 Aug 2006Became PPS (Rt Hon Baroness Amos), Leader of the House of Lords
3 Aug 2006Became Member, Draft Legal ServicesBill (Joint Committee)
10 Nov 2005Became PPS (Rt Hon Baroness Amos, President of the Council), Privy Council Office
Commons8 Jun 2005EU Constitution bothaye Rebel
HouseDateSubjectStephen HesfordLab VoteRôle
11 Jun 2004Stopped being Member, Draft Mental Incapacity Bill (Joint Committee)
28 May 2004Became Member, Draft Mental Incapacity Bill (Joint Committee)
Commons31 Mar 2004Higher Education Bill — Third Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2003Mersey Tunnels Bill — Schedule 1 — Amendment of the 1980 Act: Levying, Revision and Application of Tolls minorityno Rebel
Commons10 Jun 2003Mersey Tunnels Bill (By Order) — Schedule 1 — Amendment of the 1980 Act: Levying, Revision and Application of Tolls tellayeno Rebel Teller
Commons10 Jun 2003Mersey Tunnels Bill (By Order) — Schedule 1 — Amendment of the 1980 Act: Levying, Revision and Application of Tolls tellnoaye Rebel Teller
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 6 (60 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
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
Commons23 Oct 2002Mersey Tunnels Bill tellnoaye Rebel Teller
Commons9 Jul 2002Mersey Tunnels Bill (By Order) tellnoaye Rebel Teller
Commons9 Jul 2002Mersey Tunnels Bill (By Order) tellnoaye Rebel Teller
HouseDateSubjectStephen HesfordLab VoteRôle
Commons27 Feb 2001Hunting Bill - Disposal of fallen stock tellnono Teller

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
46% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
50% Assisted Dying
87% Asylum System - More strict
83% 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
100% Crossrail - In favour
50% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
99% European Union - For
100% Foundation hospitals - In favour
83% Fox hunting - Ban
10% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
66% Fully Elected House of Lords
16% Gambling - Against permissiveness
100% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
0% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
77% Homosexuality - Equal rights
88% Identity cards - For introduction
0% Increase VAT
61% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
18% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
100% Mass Retention of Communications Data
100% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
100% Minumum Wage
0% No detention without charge or trial
94% Nuclear power - For
99% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
100% Pension auto-enrolment - For
100% Post office - in favour of Government policy
0% Post office closures - against
0% Privatise Royal Mail
100% Promote Occupational Pensions
50% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
46% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
7% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
0% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
85% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
0% Right to strike
50% Same Sex Marriage - for
51% Schools - Greater Autonomy
74% Smoking ban - In favour
66% Stop climate change
0% Stronger Military Covenant
50% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
50% Termination of pregnancy - against
99% Terrorism laws - For
0% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
100% Trade Union Regulation
26% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
54% Transparency of Parliament
100% Trident replacement - In favour
50% University education fees - Should be free
63% University Tuition Fees - For
50% 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
99.0% Gordon BrownKirkcaldy and CowdenbeathLab
98.4% David MarshallGlasgow EastLab
97.8% Rosemary McKennaCumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch EastLab
97.7% Gordon BanksOchil and South PerthshireLab
97.5% Sandra OsborneAyr, Carrick and CumnockLab

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