Voting Record — Vera Baird MP, Redcar (10709)

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 6 votes out of 1004, 0.6% 1004 votes out of 1288, 78.0% 0 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 8 votes out of 921, 0.9% 921 votes out of 1246, 73.9% 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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HouseDateSubjectVera BairdLab VoteRôle
11 May 2010Stopped being Solicitor General, Attorney General's Office
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
3 Dec 2008Stopped being Solicitor General, Law Officers
3 Dec 2008Became Solicitor General, Attorney General's Office
27 Nov 2008Stopped being Member, Armed Forces Bill Committee
25 Nov 2008Stopped being Solicitor General, Law Officers' Department
25 Nov 2008Became Solicitor General, Law Officers
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' allowances — External audits and no more furniture — rejected minorityaye Rebel
28 Jun 2007Stopped being Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Ministry of Justice
28 Jun 2007Became Solicitor General, Law Officers' Department
9 May 2007Became Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Ministry of Justice
9 May 2007Stopped being Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Constitutional Affairs
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
8 May 2006Stopped being PPS (Rt Hon Charles Clarke, Secretary of State), Home Office
8 May 2006Became Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Constitutional Affairs
20 Dec 2005Became Member, Armed Forces Bill Committee
10 Nov 2005Became PPS (Rt Hon Charles Clarke, Secretary of State), Home Office
HouseDateSubjectVera BairdLab VoteRôle
11 Apr 2005Stopped being Member, Work and Pensions Committee
11 Apr 2005Stopped being Member, Draft Children (Contact) and Adoption Bill (Joint Committee)
Commons28 Feb 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Amendment to Clause 1 — Power to make control orders minorityno Rebel
10 Feb 2005Became Member, Draft Children (Contact) and Adoption Bill (Joint Committee)
11 Jun 2004Stopped being Member, Draft Corruption Bill (Joint Committee)
28 May 2004Became Member, Work and Pensions Committee
28 May 2004Became Member, Draft Corruption Bill (Joint Committee)
Commons19 Nov 2003Criminal Justice Bill — Clause 41 — Application by Defendant for Trial to be Conducted without Jury minorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Nov 2003Water Bill [Lords] — Clause 58 — Fluoridation of Water Supplies minorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2003Criminal Justice Bill — [2nd Allotted Day] — New Clause 29 — Rules of Court minorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2003Criminal Justice Bill — [2nd Allotted Day] — New Clause 29 — Rules of Court minorityno Rebel
Commons2 Apr 2003Criminal Justice Bill — Clause 85 — Defendant's Bad Character minorityno Rebel
Commons2 Apr 2003Criminal Justice Bill — Clause 85 — Defendant's Bad Character minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected 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
49% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
91% Asylum System - More strict
100% Ban fox hunting
94% Business and community control of schools: For
0% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
85% Control Orders
100% Crossrail - In favour
100% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
94% European Union - For
90% Foundation hospitals - In favour
100% Fox hunting - Ban
69% Fully Elected House of Lords
16% Gambling - Against permissiveness
100% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
50% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
83% Homosexuality - Equal rights
96% Identity cards - For introduction
50% Increase VAT
61% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
18% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
50% Mass Retention of Communications Data
100% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
1% No detention without charge or trial
98% Nuclear power - For
100% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
100% Pension auto-enrolment - For
98% Post office - in favour of Government policy
2% Post office closures - against
0% Privatise Royal Mail
100% Promote Occupational Pensions
50% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
42% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
15% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
0% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
75% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
0% Right to strike
0% Same Sex Marriage - for
52% Schools - Greater Autonomy
75% Smoking ban - In favour
47% Stop climate change
0% Stronger Military Covenant
100% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
50% Termination of pregnancy - against
88% Terrorism laws - For
33% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
100% Trade Union Regulation
8% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
61% Transparency of Parliament
100% Trident replacement - In favour
7% University education fees - Should be free
100% University Tuition Fees - For
50% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
50% Voting age - Reduce to 16
42% 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
99.2% Douglas AlexanderPaisley and Renfrewshire SouthLab
99.0% Denis MacShaneRotherhamLab
98.9% Robin CookLivingstonLab
98.9% Des BrowneKilmarnock and LoudounLab
98.8% Paul GogginsWythenshawe and Sale EastLab

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