Policy #988: "Common Sense Party"

This is the votes by vote definition of Public Whip policy #988: "Common Sense Party". You may want to read an introduction to policies, or read more about Public Whip.

Someone who believes that This Party is non-ideological. It is neither Left nor Right.
It votes according to Common Sense and the National Interest.
would have voted like this...

HouseDateSubjectPolicy vote
Commons25 Nov 2002Iraq — UN Security Council Resolution 1441 — Second resolution necessary — rejected abstain
Commons26 Feb 2003Iraq — Case for war is unproven — rejected minority
Commons26 Feb 2003Iraq — Endorse UN Security Council Resolution 1441 — Final Opportunity for Iraq to Disarm minority
Commons18 Mar 2003Iraq — Case for war not established — rejected minority
Commons18 Mar 2003Iraq — Declaration of War minority
Commons4 Jun 2003Iraq — Weapons of Mass Destruction Inquiry minority
Commons27 Jan 2004Higher Education Bill — Second Reading — Increase in University Tuition Fees minority
Commons31 Mar 2004Higher Education Bill — New Clause 5 — Abolition of tuition fees chargeable to qualifying student minority
Commons7 Feb 2005Serious Organised Crime and Police Bill — Abolish the offense of Blasphemy — rejected minority
Commons23 Feb 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Second Reading — Amendment minority
Commons9 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Derogating Control Orders minority
Commons9 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Rejection of Lords' Amendment to Clause 3 — Balance of Probability Majority
Commons9 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Rejection of New Lords' Clause — Duration of Control Orders minority
Commons9 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Rejection of New Lords' Amendment — Sunset Clause minority
Commons10 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Weak Sunset Clause minority
Commons10 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Weak Sunset Clause minority
Commons11 Jul 2005Racial and Religious Hatred Bill — Clause 1 — Hatred against persons on racial or religious grounds minority
Commons2 Nov 2005Terrorism Bill — Clause 1 — Encouragement of Terrorism — "recklessly indifferent" Majority
Commons2 Nov 2005Terrorism Bill — Clause 1 — Offence of Encouragement of Terrorism — "intends" abstain
Commons2 Nov 2005Terrorism Bill — Clause 1(2) — Offence of Glorifying Terrorism Majority
Commons9 Nov 2005Terrorism Bill — Extension Of Period Of Detention to 90 Days Majority
Commons9 Nov 2005Terrorism Bill — Extension Of Period Of Detention to 28 Days — but not 60 Majority
Commons9 Nov 2005Terrorism Bill — Clause 1 — Encouragement of Terrorism — "unforeseen recklessness" abstain
Commons9 Nov 2005Terrorism Bill — Clause 1(2) — Encouragement of Terrorism — "glorifies" abstain
Commons31 Jan 2006Racial and Religious Hatred Bill Majority
Commons16 Mar 2006Terrorism Bill minority
Commons29 Mar 2006Identity Cards Bill minority
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Support for bicameral Parliament Majority
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected Majority
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 4 (50 per Cent. Elected) — rejected Majority
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 5 (60 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minority
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 6 (80 per Cent. Elected) Majority
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 7 (100 per Cent. Elected) Majority
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Remove Hereditary Places once Reform has taken place — rejected minority
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Remove Hereditary Places Majority
Commons14 Mar 2007Point of Order — Contraception and Abortion (Parental Information) minority
Commons14 Mar 2007Trident Replacement — Maintain the UK Nuclear Deterrent Beyond the Life of The Existing System minority
Commons14 Mar 2007Trident Replacement — Maintain Nuclear Deterrent Beyond Existing System minority
Commons19 Mar 2007Equality Act (Sexual Orientation) Regulations Majority

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