Voting Record — Virendra Sharma MP, Ealing, Southall (13934)

Virendra Sharma is currently Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) and Member, International Development Committee

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

FromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
8 May 2015 still in office Lab 4 votes out of 241, 1.7% 241 votes out of 459, 52.5% 0 times
6 May 2010 30 Mar 2015 Lab 3 votes out of 899, 0.3% 899 votes out of 1239, 72.6% 1 time
20 Jul 2007 12 Apr 2010 Lab 6 votes out of 602, 1.0% 602 votes out of 750, 80.3% 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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HouseDateSubjectVirendra SharmaLab VoteRôle
Commons8 Feb 2017Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (CETA) Between the European Union and Canada minorityaye Rebel
Commons8 Feb 2017European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill — Third Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons8 Feb 2017European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill — All Clauses Stand Part minorityaye Rebel
Commons1 Feb 2017European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
10 Feb 2016Became Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee)
8 Jul 2015Became Member, International Development Committee
HouseDateSubjectVirendra SharmaLab VoteRôle
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee)
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Member, Health Committee
Commons28 Apr 2014High Speed Rail (London — West Midlands) Bill — Decline Second Reading minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — New Clause 3 — Conscientious Objection From Registrars to Marrying Same Sex Couples bothno Rebel
Commons12 Mar 2012Backbench Business Committee — Election of Members and Chair — Operation of Committee minorityaye Rebel
Commons19 Oct 2011House of Commons Recess Dates — Winter 2011-12 Majorityno Rebel
Commons5 Apr 2011Control of Negative Election Campaigns by Third Parties — Allowing All UK Residents Over 18 to Vote — Introduction of Voter ID tellayeaye Teller
2 Nov 2010Became Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee)
12 Jul 2010Became Member, Health Committee
6 May 2010Stopped being Member, International Development Committee
6 May 2010Stopped being Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee)
HouseDateSubjectVirendra SharmaLab VoteRôle
Commons1 Mar 2010Control Orders — Annual Renewal 2010 minorityaye Rebel
25 Jan 2010Stopped being Member, Justice Committee
Commons2 Dec 2009Equality Bill — Schedule 9 — Work: exceptions minorityno Rebel
Commons2 Dec 2009Equality Bill — New Clause 3 — Mandatory pay audits minorityno Rebel
Commons1 Jul 2009Parliamentary Standards Bill — Clause 10 — Proceedings in Parliament Majorityaye Rebel
9 Mar 2009Became Member, International Development Committee
Commons24 Feb 2009Airport Expansion (Parliamentary Approval) Majorityno Rebel
Commons28 Jan 2009Heathrow Third Runway — rethink the plans — rejected minorityno Rebel
16 Jan 2009Stopped being PPS (Mr Phil Woolas, Minister of State), Home Office
16 Jan 2009Stopped being PPS (Mr Phil Woolas, Minister of State), HM Treasury
30 Dec 2008Became PPS (Mr Phil Woolas, Minister of State), Home Office
30 Dec 2008Became PPS (Mr Phil Woolas, Minister of State), HM Treasury
22 Jul 2008Stopped being Member, Draft Constitutional Renewal Bill (Joint Committee)
1 May 2008Became Member, Draft Constitutional Renewal Bill (Joint Committee)
9 Nov 2007Became Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee)
6 Nov 2007Became Member, Justice Committee

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
34% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
6% Academy Schools - for
67% Action to prevent domestic violence
92% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
32% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
0% Assisted Dying
46% Asylum System - More strict
1% Balance the Budget Without Borrowing
89% Bankers' Bonus Tax
0% Business and community control of schools: For
0% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
16% Closed Material Proceedure
18% Coalition Programme for Government - For
67% Control Orders
13% Cull Badgers
50% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
98% Do more to help refugees inclding children
0% Employee Shareholder Status
16% Encourage and incentivise saving
50% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
100% Energy Prices - More Affordable
0% English Votes on English Laws etc.
5% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
71% European Union - For
4% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
3% Extend Right to Buy to Housing Associations
40% Fixed Term Parliaments
70% For the UK to Remain a Member of the EU
99% Fully Elected House of Lords
60% Further Devolution to Scotland
62% Further devolution to Wales
97% Gambling - Against permissiveness
0% GP Commissioning in the NHS
24% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
30% Higher taxes on banks
0% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
87% Homosexuality - Equal rights
67% HS2 - In Favour
81% Human Rights and Equality
50% In Favour of Mass Surveillance
70% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
100% Incentivise membership of press regulator
22% Increase Air Passenger Duty
6% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
20% Increase VAT
67% Inheritance Tax
35% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
100% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
93% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
0% Localise Council Tax Support
34% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
20% Make High Earners Pay Market Rent for Council Home
50% Make it easier to trigger a new election for an MP
100% Mansion Tax
81% Mass Retention of Communications Data
53% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
0% Merge Police and Fire under Police & Crime Cmmr
67% Military Action against Daesh / ISIL
100% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
84% Minumum Wage
100% More funds for social care
87% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
63% More powers for local councils
36% No detention without charge or trial
86% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
100% Nuclear power - For
83% Pension auto-enrolment - For
10% Phase out of Tenancies for Life
0% Police and Crime Commissioners
100% Post office - in favour of Government policy
0% Post office closures - against
100% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
16% Privatise Royal Mail
31% Promote Occupational Pensions
39% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
100% Public Ownership of Railways
100% Rail Fares - Lower
28% Reduce capital gains tax
17% Reduce central funding for local government
11% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
12% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
4% Reducing the number of MPs - for
0% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
45% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
21% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
29% Register of Lobbyists
38% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
99% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
17% Replace Higher Education Grants with Loans
88% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
0% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
10% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
75% Retain funds from council house sales locally
0% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
83% Right for EU Citizens in the UK to Stay
96% Right to strike
71% Same Sex Marriage - for
4% Schools - Greater Autonomy
0% Sell England's Public Forests
88% Smoking ban - In favour
99% State control of bus services
69% Stop climate change
94% Stronger Military Covenant
44% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
100% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
50% Termination of pregnancy - against
98% Terrorism laws - For
0% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
31% Tougher on illegal immigration
20% Trade Union Regulation
50% Transparency of Parliament
60% Trident replacement - In favour
0% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
0% University Tuition Fees - For
69% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
60% Voting age - Reduce to 16
100% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

Possible Friends (more...)

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