Voting Record — Yvette Cooper MP, Pontefract and Castleford (10131)

Yvette Cooper is currently Member, Liaison Committee (Commons), Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) and Chair, Home Affairs Committee

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

ConstituencyFromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford 9 Jun 2017 still in office Lab 0 votes out of 33, 0.0% 33 votes out of 42, 78.6% 0 times
Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford 8 May 2015 3 May 2017 Lab 2 votes out of 296, 0.7% 296 votes out of 467, 63.4% 0 times
Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford 6 May 2010 30 Mar 2015 Lab 0 votes out of 791, 0.0% 791 votes out of 1239, 63.8% 0 times
Pontefract and Castleford 5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Lab 9 votes out of 961, 0.9% 961 votes out of 1288, 74.6% 0 times
Pontefract and Castleford 7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 2 votes out of 638, 0.3% 638 votes out of 1246, 51.2% 0 times
Pontefract and Castleford 1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Lab 3 votes out of 771, 0.4% 771 votes out of 1273, 60.6% 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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HouseDateSubjectYvette CooperLab VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller
6 Nov 2017Became Member, Liaison Committee (Commons)
30 Oct 2017Became Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee)
12 Jul 2017Became Chair, Home Affairs Committee
HouseDateSubjectYvette CooperLab VoteRôle
3 May 2017Stopped being Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee)
3 May 2017Stopped being Member, Liaison Committee (Commons)
3 May 2017Stopped being Chair, Home Affairs Committee
28 Nov 2016Became Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee)
19 Oct 2016Became Member, Liaison Committee (Commons)
19 Oct 2016Became Chair, Home Affairs Committee
Commons2 Dec 2015UK Airstrikes Against ISIL in Syria Majorityno Rebel
Commons2 Dec 2015UK Airstrikes Against ISIL in Syria — Decline to Authorise Majorityaye Rebel
14 Sep 2015Stopped being Shadow Home Secretary,
HouseDateSubjectYvette CooperLab VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller
7 Oct 2013Stopped being Shadow Minister (Equalities Office) (Women and Equalities),
20 Jan 2011Became Shadow Minister (Equalities Office) (Women and Equalities),
20 Jan 2011Became Shadow Home Secretary,
20 Jan 2011Stopped being Shadow Foreign secretary and Minister for Women and Equalities,
8 Oct 2010Became Shadow Foreign secretary and Minister for Women and Equalities,
8 Oct 2010Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions,
12 May 2010Became Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions,
6 May 2010Stopped being The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions,
HouseDateSubjectYvette CooperLab VoteRôle
6 Jun 2009Became The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions,
5 Jun 2009Stopped being The Chief Secretary to the Treasury,
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
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' allowances — External audits and no more furniture — rejected minorityaye Rebel
24 Jan 2008Became The Chief Secretary to the Treasury,
24 Jan 2008Stopped being Minister of State (Department of Communities and Local Government) (Housing),
28 Jun 2007Became Minister of State (Department of Communities and Local Government) (Housing),
28 Jun 2007Stopped being Minister of State (Department of Communities and Local Government) (Housing and Planning),
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
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
Commons1 Nov 2006September Sittings minorityno Rebel
5 May 2006Became Minister of State (Department of Communities and Local Government) (Housing and Planning),
5 May 2006Stopped being Minister of State (Office of the Deputy prime Minister) (Housing and Planning),
10 May 2005Became Minister of State (Office of the Deputy prime Minister) (Housing and Planning),
10 May 2005Stopped being Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Office of the Deputy Prime Minister) (Regeneration and Regional Devel,
HouseDateSubjectYvette CooperLab VoteRôle
13 Jun 2003Became Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Office of the Deputy Prime Minister) (Regeneration and Regional Devel,
13 Jun 2003Stopped being Parliamentary Secretary (Lord Chancellor's Department),
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 6 (60 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
29 May 2002Became Parliamentary Secretary (Lord Chancellor's Department),
28 May 2002Stopped being The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health,
Commons5 Jul 2001Members' Allowances, Insurance &c. — Members' Pay (Money Resolution) minorityaye Rebel
HouseDateSubjectYvette CooperLab VoteRôle
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno Rebel
29 Nov 1999Stopped being Member, Employment Sub-committee
29 Nov 1999Stopped being Member, Education & Employment Committee
11 Oct 1999Became The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health,
Commons10 Dec 1997Doctor Assisted Dying Bill — Leave to Bring In minorityno Rebel
23 Jul 1997Became Member, Employment Sub-committee
14 Jul 1997Became Member, Education & Employment 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
5% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
0% Academy Schools - for
50% Action to prevent domestic violence
84% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
28% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
53% Apprenticeships
75% Assisted Dying
70% Asylum System - More strict
1% Balance the Budget Without Borrowing
100% Ban fox hunting
88% Bankers' Bonus Tax
81% Business and community control of schools: For
0% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
0% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
16% Closed Material Proceedure
17% Coalition Programme for Government - For
89% Control Orders
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
100% Crossrail - In favour
13% Cull Badgers
50% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
100% Do more to help refugees inclding children
10% Employee Shareholder Status
15% Encourage and incentivise saving
0% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
94% Energy Prices - More Affordable
0% English Votes on English Laws etc.
11% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
68% European Union - For
4% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
3% Extend Right to Buy to Housing Associations
25% Fixed Term Parliaments
42% For the UK to Remain a Member of the EU
100% Foundation hospitals - In favour
100% Fox hunting - Ban
10% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
81% Fully Elected House of Lords
57% Further Devolution to Scotland
69% Further devolution to Wales
41% Gambling - Against permissiveness
0% GP Commissioning in the NHS
100% Higher Pay for Public Sector Workers
21% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
30% Higher taxes on banks
25% Higher taxes on sugary drinks
0% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
88% Homosexuality - Equal rights
75% HS2 - In Favour
74% Human Rights and Equality
88% Identity cards - For introduction
67% In Favour of Mass Surveillance
80% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
100% Incentivise membership of press regulator
22% Increase Air Passenger Duty
8% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
16% Increase VAT
58% Inheritance Tax
99% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
3% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
100% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
100% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
25% Localise Council Tax Support
34% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
10% Make High Earners Pay Market Rent for Council Home
52% Make it easier to trigger a new election for an MP
100% Mansion Tax
81% Mass Retention of Communications Data
46% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
100% Member trustees on pension boards
50% Merge Police and Fire under Police & Crime Cmmr
100% Military Action against Daesh / ISIL
100% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
81% Minumum Wage
100% More Emergency Service Workers
100% More funds for social care
93% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
72% More powers for local councils
30% No detention without charge or trial
57% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
57% Nuclear power - For
70% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
83% Pension auto-enrolment - For
10% Phase out of Tenancies for Life
0% Police and Crime Commissioners
97% Post office - in favour of Government policy
3% Post office closures - against
100% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
0% Privatise Royal Mail
35% Promote Occupational Pensions
53% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
46% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
100% Public Ownership of Railways
100% Rail Fares - Lower
7% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
14% Reduce capital gains tax
25% Reduce central funding for local government
6% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
13% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
5% Reducing the number of MPs - for
1% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
40% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
0% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
25% Register of Lobbyists
38% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
82% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
0% 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
100% Retain funds from council house sales locally
36% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
84% Right for EU Citizens in the UK to Stay
50% Right to strike
96% Same Sex Marriage - for
18% Schools - Greater Autonomy
0% Sell England's Public Forests
77% Smoking ban - In favour
99% State control of bus services
68% Stop climate change
63% Stronger Military Covenant
44% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
100% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
0% Termination of pregnancy - against
84% Terrorism laws - For
0% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
6% Tougher on illegal immigration
2% Trade Union Regulation
29% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
61% Transparency of Parliament
79% Trident replacement - In favour
0% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
8% University education fees - Should be free
52% University Tuition Fees - For
88% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
75% Voting age - Reduce to 16
42% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
100% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

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% Tony BlairSedgefieldLab
98.4% Gordon BrownKirkcaldy and CowdenbeathLab
97.2% David BlunkettSheffield, BrightsideLab
96.0% Shaun WoodwardSt Helens SouthLab
95.9% Stephen ByersNorth TynesideLab

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