Voting Record — Mr Tony Benn MP, Chesterfield (10037)

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

FromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Lab 46 votes out of 816, 5.6% 816 votes out of 1273, 64.1% 2 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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HouseDateSubjectMr Tony BennLab VoteRôle
Commons21 Mar 2001Deferred Divisions - Weights and Measures (S.I., 2001, No. 85) minorityno Rebel
Commons14 Mar 2001Deferred Divisions - Business of the House minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Mar 2001Deferred Divisions - Prevention and Suppression of Terrorism minorityaye Rebel
Commons9 May 2000Transport Bill - Parliamentary approval of transfer scheme minorityno Rebel
Commons9 May 2000Transport Bill - Transfer to be to not for profit company minorityno Rebel
Commons9 May 2000Transport Bill - Transfer to be to company owned by Crown minorityno Rebel
Commons5 Apr 2000Freedom of Information Bill — Discretionary disclosures minorityno Rebel
Commons3 Apr 2000Child Support, Pensions and Social Security Bill - Annual increase in basic retirement pension minorityno Rebel
Commons3 Apr 2000Child Support, Pensions and Social Security Bill - Rate of Introduction of State Second Pension minorityno Rebel
Commons3 Apr 2000Child Support, Pensions and Social Security Bill - Age additions minorityno Rebel
Commons15 Mar 2000Terrorism Bill minorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2000Criminal Justice (Mode of Trial) (No. 2) Bill minorityno Rebel
Commons8 Feb 2000Northern Ireland Bill tellnoaye Rebel Teller
Commons8 Feb 2000Northern Ireland Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons24 Jan 2000City of London (Ward Elections) Bill minorityno Rebel
Commons24 Jan 2000City of London (Ward Elections) Bill - Statement of compatibility with the European Convention on Human Rights minorityaye Rebel
Commons15 Dec 1999Representation of the People Bill - [Mr. Michael Lord in the Chair] minorityno Rebel
Commons14 Dec 1999Terrorism Bill minorityno Rebel
Commons10 Nov 1999House of Lords Bill — Exceptions from the rule that hereditary peers should be abolished minorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Nov 1999Immigration and Asylum Bill - New Clause minorityno Rebel
Commons9 Nov 1999Immigration and Asylum Bill - New Clause minorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Nov 1999Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Nov 1999Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill - Incapacity benefit: reduction for pension payments minorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Nov 1999Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill - Incapacity benefit: restriction to recent contributors minorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Nov 1999Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill - New Clause minorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Nov 1999Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Nov 1999Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Nov 1999Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill - Incapacity benefit: restriction to recent contributors minorityaye Rebel
Commons2 Nov 1999City of London (Ward Elections) Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Jul 1999City of London (Ward Elections) Bill minorityno Rebel
Commons14 Jul 1999City of London (Ward Elections) Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Jul 1999City of London (Ward Elections) Bill - Interpretation minorityaye Rebel
Commons22 Jun 1999Access to Justice Bill [Lords] - Community Legal Service: excluded services. minorityno Rebel
Commons16 Jun 1999Immigration and Asylum Bill - Repeals minorityaye Rebel
Commons20 May 1999Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill - Incapacity benefit: restriction to recent contributors minorityno Rebel
Commons19 Mar 1999Referendums Bill Majorityno Rebel
Commons24 Feb 1999City of London (Ward Elections) Bill (By Order) minorityaye Rebel
Commons16 Feb 1999House of Lords Bill minorityno Rebel
Commons2 Sep 1998Criminal Justice (Terrorism and Conspiracy) Bill minorityno Rebel
Commons2 Sep 1998Business of the House (Criminal Justice (Terrorism and Conspiracy) Bill) minorityaye Rebel
Commons8 Jul 1998Competition Bill [Lords] - Abuse of dominant position minorityno Rebel
Commons8 Jun 1998Teaching and Higher Education Bill [Lords] minorityno Rebel
Commons24 Mar 1998School Standards and Framework Bill — End Partial Selection of Pupils — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons17 Feb 1998Iraq tellnoaye Rebel Teller
Commons10 Dec 1997Social Security Bill - Short title, commencement and extent minorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Dec 1997Social Security Bill - Power to reduce child benefit for lone parents 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
26% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
50% Assisted Dying
100% Corporal punishment of children - Against
78% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
99% Homosexuality - Equal rights
100% Minumum Wage
50% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
100% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
36% Schools - Greater Autonomy
0% Smoking ban - In favour
92% Stop climate change
50% University Tuition Fees - For

Possible Friends (more...)

Shows which MPs voted most similarly to this one in the 1997-2001, 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
99.3%Mr Gordon McMasterPaisley SouthLab
94.9% Tommy GrahamWest Renfrewshirewhilst Lab
94.3%Ms Audrey WisePrestonLab
94.1% Ken LivingstoneBrent Eastwhilst Lab
92.3% Dennis CanavanFalkirk Westwhilst Lab

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