Voting Record — Tom Watson MP, West Bromwich East (11309)

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

FromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
6 May 2010 still in office Lab 8 votes out of 540, 1.5% 540 votes out of 1093, 49.4% 0 times
5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Lab 5 votes out of 952, 0.5% 952 votes out of 1288, 73.9% 22 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 6 votes out of 961, 0.6% 961 votes out of 1246, 77.1% 40 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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HouseDateSubjectTom WatsonLab VoteRôle
Commons15 Jul 2014Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill — Third Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons15 Jul 2014Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill — Clause 6 — Date of Repeal — Sunset Clause minorityno Rebel
Commons15 Jul 2014Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons15 Jul 2014Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill — Fast-Track Timetable — House of Commons Stages in Single Day minorityaye Rebel
Commons26 Mar 2014Welfare Cap — Charter for Budget Responsibility minorityaye Rebel
Commons4 Dec 2013Categories of Gaming Machine (Amendment) Regulations 2014 — Stake and Prize Limit Increases Majorityno Rebel
Commons11 Jul 2012Sitting Times of the House of Commons on Tuesdays minorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Sep 2010UK Armed Forces in Afghanistan (Backbench Business) minorityno Rebel
11 May 2010Stopped being a member of the Culture, Media & Sport Committee
HouseDateSubjectTom WatsonLab VoteRôle
Commons7 Apr 2010Digital Economy Bill — Third Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons7 Apr 2010Digital Economy Bill – delay creation of clause 18 – website blocking minorityaye Rebel
Commons2 Dec 2009Deferred divisions — Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority bothno Rebel
10 Aug 2009Became a member of the Culture, Media & Sport Committee
10 Jun 2009Stopped being Parliamentary Secretary, Cabinet Office
Commons12 Nov 2008Modernisation of the House of Commons (Standing Orders) bothno Rebel
29 Jan 2008Stopped being Assistant Whip, HM Treasury
25 Jan 2008Became Parliamentary Secretary, Cabinet Office
Commons22 Jan 2008Energy Bill (Programme) tellayeaye Teller
Commons21 Jan 2008Lisbon Treaty — Second Reading tellayeaye Teller
Commons13 Dec 2007Orders of the Day — Clause 23 — Overriding duty of Office of Rail Regulation before Crossrail operational tellnono Teller
28 Jun 2007Became Assistant Whip, HM Treasury
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
7 Sep 2006Stopped being Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Veterans), Ministry of Defence
6 Jun 2006Became Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Veterans), Ministry of Defence
6 Jun 2006Stopped being Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Ministry of Defence
8 May 2006Became Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Ministry of Defence
8 May 2006Stopped being Lords Commissioner, HM Treasury
Commons19 Apr 2006Northern Ireland (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill — Clause 3 — Timing of canvass tellnono Teller
Commons17 Mar 2006Climate Change and Sustainable Energy Bill — Clause 9 — Review of permitted development orders tellnono Teller
Commons10 Mar 2006Climate Change and Sustainable Energy Bill — New Clause 5 — Building regulations relating to emissions and use of fuel and power: time limit for prosecutions tellayeaye Teller
Commons20 Jan 2006The Second Deputy Chairman of Ways and Means took the Chair as Deputy Speaker, pursuant to the Standing Order. tellnono Teller
Commons19 Jan 2006National Lottery Bill — New Clause 1 — Reports by distributing bodies tellnono Teller
Commons11 Jan 2006Electoral Administration Bill — New Clause 5 — Prisoners Voting tellnono Teller
Commons11 Jan 2006Electoral Administration Bill — New Clause 2 — Registration Officers: General Duty tellnono Teller
Commons11 Jan 2006Electoral Administration Bill — New Clause 1 — Personal Identifiers (Absent Voters) tellnono Teller
Commons2 Dec 2005Motion to sit in Private tellnono Teller
Commons14 Nov 2005Violent Crime Reduction Bill — New Clause 1 — Crime and Disorder Act 1998 (Amendment) tellnono Teller
Commons7 Nov 2005Council Tax (New Valuation Lists for England) Bill (Programme) tellayeaye Teller
Commons7 Nov 2005Council Tax (New Valuation Lists for England) Bill tellnono Teller
Commons24 Oct 2005Railtrack tellayeaye Teller
Commons24 Oct 2005Railtrack tellnono Teller
Commons21 Oct 2005Armed Forces (Parliamentary Approval for Participation in Armed Conflict) Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Oct 2005Civil Aviation Bill — New Clause 5 — Reporting of Banned Airlines tellnono Teller
Commons20 Jul 2005Council Tax — Capping Order tellayeaye Teller
Commons29 Jun 2005Climate Change (G8 Summit) tellnono Teller
Commons22 Jun 2005Electoral Integrity tellayeaye Teller
Commons22 Jun 2005Electoral Integrity tellnono Teller
11 May 2005Became Lords Commissioner, HM Treasury
11 May 2005Stopped being Assistant Whip, HM Treasury
HouseDateSubjectMr Tom WatsonLab VoteRôle
Commons6 Apr 2005Railways Bill — Clause 13 — Railway Functions of Passenger Transport Executives tellayeaye Teller
Commons10 Mar 2005Support For Members Who Have Chosen Not To Take Their Seats tellnono Teller
Commons10 Mar 2005Support For Members Who Have Chosen Not To Take Their Seats tellnono Teller
Commons9 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Programme — Lords' Amendments tellayeaye Teller
Commons8 Mar 2005Delegated Legislation — Northern Ireland tellayeaye Teller
Commons8 Mar 2005Road Safety Bill — Clause 44 — Private Hire Vehicles in London tellnono Teller
Commons8 Mar 2005Road Safety Bill — New Clause 21 — outlaws modifications to vehicles that could increase injury tellnono Teller
Commons8 Mar 2005Road Safety Bill — New Clause 19 — Amendment of Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988 tellnono Teller
Commons8 Mar 2005Road Safety Bill — New Clause 6 — Causing Death by Driving whilst Disqualified tellnono Teller
Commons8 Mar 2005Road Safety Bill — New Clause 1 — Funding of Speed Awareness and Driver Improvement Course tellnono Teller
Commons7 Mar 2005Future European Union Finances tellnono Teller
Commons4 Mar 2005Health and Safety (Directors' Duties) Bill tellayeaye Teller
Commons28 Feb 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Programme — Alteration tellayeaye Teller
Commons22 Feb 2005Drugs Bill (Programme) (No.2) tellayeaye Teller
Commons10 Feb 2005Identity Cards Bill — Clause 5 — Applications Relating to Entries in Register tellnono Teller
Commons10 Feb 2005Identity Cards Bill — Clause 25 — Reports by Commissioner tellnono Teller
Commons8 Feb 2005Belmarsh Judgment tellnono Teller
Commons7 Feb 2005Serious Organised Crime and Police Bill — [1st Allotted Day] — New Clause 6 — Interception of communications tellnono Teller
Commons7 Feb 2005Serious Organised Crime and Police Bill — Abolish the offense of Blasphemy — rejected tellnono Teller
Commons7 Feb 2005Serious Organised Crime and Police Bill — New Clause 3 — Racial and religious hatred tellnono Teller
Commons3 Feb 2005Child Benefit Bill (Programme) (No. 2) tellayeaye Teller
Commons3 Feb 2005Serious Organised Crime and Police Bill — Timetable — Third reading tellayeaye Teller
Commons1 Feb 2005Constitutional Reform Bill [Lords] — [2nd Allotted Day] — Clause 105 — Removal from most senior judicial offices tellayeaye Teller
Commons1 Feb 2005Constitutional Reform Bill [Lords] — [2nd Allotted Day] — Clause 109 — Parliamentary disqualification tellnono Teller
Commons1 Feb 2005Constitutional Reform Bill — Clause 37 — Juristiction of the Supreme Court tellnono Teller
Commons27 Jan 2005Railways Bill — Clause 22 — Proposal by Service Operator to Discontinue Non-Franchised Services tellnono Teller
Commons26 Jan 2005Commissioners for Revenue and Customs Bill — New Clause 1 — Report on Establishment of Commissioners tellnono Teller
Commons26 Jan 2005Modernisation of the House of Commons Majorityno Rebel
Commons14 Dec 2004Mental Capacity Bill — Clause 31 — Requirements for approval tellnono Teller
Commons14 Dec 2004Mental Capacity Bill — Clause 24 — Advance decisions to refuse treatment: general tellnono Teller
Commons8 Dec 2004Commissioners for Revenue and Customs Bill (Programme) tellayeaye Teller
Commons18 Nov 2004Hunting Bill (Procedure) (No. 3) tellayeaye Teller
Commons16 Nov 2004Hunting Bill — Clause 1 — Hunting wild mammals with dogs tellayeno Rebel Teller
Commons3 Nov 2004Members' Allowances tellnono Teller
Commons3 Nov 2004Members' Allowances tellnono Teller
2 Nov 2004Stopped being Parliamentary Private Secretary (Rt Hon Dawn Primarolo, Paymaster General), HM Treasury
Commons19 Oct 2004New Clause 1 — Amendment of Companies Act 1985: limit on auditor's liability (No.1) tellnono Teller
Commons14 Oct 2004EU Justice and Home Affairs tellayeaye Teller
Commons14 Oct 2004EU Justice and Home Affairs tellnono Teller
Commons13 Oct 2004Pensions and Welfare Reform tellayeaye Teller
Commons13 Oct 2004Pensions and Welfare Reform tellnono Teller
Commons15 Sep 2004Hunting Bill tellayeaye Teller
10 Sep 2004Became Assistant Whip, HM Treasury
13 May 2004Became Parliamentary Private Secretary (Rt Hon Dawn Primarolo, Paymaster General), HM Treasury
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — House of Lords to be abolished — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002Start Sittings of the House of Commons at 11.30 am rather than 14.30 on Tuesdays minorityaye Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002New Provision for Earlier Sittings on Wednesdays, and for Thursdays and Fridays 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
40% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
17% Abusive Tax Avoidance Should be Illegal
40% Academy Schools - for
75% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
100% Ban fox hunting
79% Bankers' Bonus Tax
80% Business and community control of schools: For
20% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
0% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
32% Closed Material Proceedure
35% Coalition Programme for Government - For
100% Control Orders
100% Crossrail - In favour
13% Cull Badgers
100% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
20% Employee Shareholder Status
0% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
92% Energy Prices - More Affordable
0% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
68% European Union - For
16% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
38% Fixed Term Parliaments
100% Foundation hospitals - In favour
100% Fox hunting - Ban
42% Fully Elected House of Lords
55% Further Devolution to Scotland
55% Further devolution to Wales
29% Gambling - Against permissiveness
7% GP Commissioning in the NHS
38% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
0% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
90% Homosexuality - Equal rights
31% Human Rights and Equality
100% Identity cards - For introduction
90% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
28% Increase Air Passenger Duty
60% Increase Taxes on Companies Investing in Assets
16% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
19% Increase VAT
99% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
0% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
83% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
79% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
25% Localise Council Tax Support
44% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
50% Mansion Tax
11% Mass Retention of Communications Data
100% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
93% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
64% More powers for local councils
18% No detention without charge or trial
58% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
99% Nuclear power - For
100% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
83% Pension auto-enrolment - For
16% Police and Crime Commissioners
96% Post office - in favour of Government policy
4% Post office closures - against
100% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
15% Privatise Royal Mail
35% Promote Occupational Pensions
56% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
0% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
100% Rail Fares - Lower
5% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
14% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
17% Reduce spending power of local government
23% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
8% Reducing the number of MPs - for
14% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
27% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
46% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
25% Register of Lobbyists
99% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
100% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
9% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
11% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
24% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
42% Right to strike
100% Same Sex Marriage - for
45% Schools - Greater Autonomy
0% Sell England's Public Forests
65% Smoking ban - In favour
58% Stop climate change
63% Stronger Military Covenant
50% Termination of pregnancy - against
99% Terrorism laws - For
0% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
8% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
11% Transparency of Parliament
100% Trident replacement - In favour
0% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
8% University education fees - Should be free
58% University Tuition Fees - For
81% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
42% Voting age - Reduce to 16
0% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
70% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

Possible Friends (more...)

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