Voting Record — Liam Fox MP, Woodspring (10213)

Liam Fox is currently The Secretary of State for International Trade and President of the Board of Trade,

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

ConstituencyFromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
North Somerset 9 Jun 2017 still in office Con 0 votes out of 300, 0.0% 300 votes out of 416, 72.1% 0 times
North Somerset 8 May 2015 3 May 2017 Con 2 votes out of 334, 0.6% 334 votes out of 467, 71.5% 0 times
North Somerset 6 May 2010 30 Mar 2015 Con 12 votes out of 790, 1.5% 790 votes out of 1239, 63.8% 0 times
Woodspring 5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Con 8 votes out of 560, 1.4% 560 votes out of 1288, 43.5% 0 times
Woodspring 7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Con 3 votes out of 551, 0.5% 551 votes out of 1246, 44.2% 0 times
Woodspring 1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Con 0 votes out of 689, 0.0% 689 votes out of 1273, 54.1% 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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HouseDateSubjectLiam FoxCon VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller
HouseDateSubjectLiam FoxCon VoteRôle
13 Jul 2016Became The Secretary of State for International Trade and President of the Board of Trade,
Commons7 Sep 2015European Union Referendum Bill — Government Influence in Referendum Campaign Majorityaye Rebel
Commons16 Jun 2015European Union Referendum Bill — Schedule 1 — Publication of Campaign Material by Government and Public Bodies minorityno Rebel
HouseDateSubjectLiam FoxCon VoteRôle
Commons11 Mar 2015Standardised Packaging of Tobacco Products Regulations 2015 minorityaye Rebel
Commons24 Nov 2014Recall of MPs Bill — Clause 2 — New Election as A Result of Conviction of an MP for An Offence Committed Before Their Election or Before Recall Bill Coming Into Force minorityaye Rebel
Commons24 Nov 2014Recall of MPs Bill — Clause 1 — If Conviction of MP for Misconduct in Public Office Should Trigger New Election minorityno Rebel
Commons5 Mar 2014Make Same Sex Marriage Available to Armed Forces Personnel Outside the United Kingdom minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Mar 2014Amendments to Acts of Parliament in Light of the Introduction of Same Sex Marriage in Parts of the UK minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Mar 2014Changes to Laws on Consular Marriage Following Introduction of Same Sex Marriages in Parts of the UK minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Mar 2014Registration of Armed Forces Chapels for Same Sex Marriages minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Mar 2014Proceedures for Consenting to Registration of Shared Places of Worship for Same Sex Marriage minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Mar 2014Same Sex Marriage — Enabling Courts to Deal with Divorce or Annulment Proceedings minorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Feb 2014Children and Families Bill — Offence of Smoking in a Private Vehicle When A Person Under 18 is Present minorityaye Rebel
Commons11 Jul 2012House of Commons to Sit on Tuesdays from 7pm until 10pm to Consider Private Members' Bills minorityno Rebel
14 Oct 2011Stopped being The Secretary of State for Defence,
Commons7 Sep 2011Health and Social Care Bill 2011 — Independent Abortion Advice minorityno Rebel
12 May 2010Became The Secretary of State for Defence,
6 May 2010Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for Defence,
HouseDateSubjectLiam FoxCon VoteRôle
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' salaries — £650 catch-up payment — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' salaries — Increase with Public Sector Earnings Index — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' salaries — Increases capped to 2.3% — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Change abortion limit from 24 weeks to 16 weeks — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Change abortion limit from 24 weeks to 12 weeks — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 7 (100 per Cent. Elected) Majorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 6 (80 per Cent. Elected) Majorityno Rebel
Commons14 Feb 2006Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — consideration Majorityno Rebel
7 Dec 2005Became Shadow Secretary of State for Defence,
7 Dec 2005Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State (Foreign Affairs),
10 May 2005Became Shadow Secretary of State (Foreign Affairs),
10 May 2005Stopped being Shadow Minister without Portfolio,
10 May 2005Stopped being Co-Chair, Conservative Party,
HouseDateSubjectLiam FoxCon VoteRôle
10 Nov 2003Became Shadow Minister without Portfolio,
10 Nov 2003Became Co-Chair, Conservative Party,
10 Nov 2003Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for Health,
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 6 (60 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 4 (80 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 2 (100 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
HouseDateSubjectLiam FoxCon VoteRôle
Commons13 Dec 2000Deferred Divisions - Fisheries: Total Allowable Catches and Quotas 2001 bothno Rebel
15 Jun 1999Became Shadow Secretary of State for Health,
15 Jun 1999Stopped being Opposition Spokesperson (Constitutional Affairs, Scotland and Wales),
2 Jun 1998Became Opposition Spokesperson (Constitutional Affairs, Scotland and Wales),
1 May 1997Stopped being Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Foreign and Commonwealth Office),
23 Jul 1996Became Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Foreign and Commonwealth Office),
23 Jul 1996Stopped being The Lord Commissioner of Her Majesty's Treasury,
28 Nov 1995Became The Lord Commissioner of Her Majesty's Treasury,
28 Nov 1995Stopped being Assistant Whip (HM Treasury),
27 Oct 1994Stopped being Member, Scottish Affairs Committee
20 Jul 1994Became Assistant Whip (HM Treasury),
27 Apr 1992Became Member, Scottish Affairs 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
96% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
50% Apprenticeships
0% Assisted Dying
69% Asylum System - More strict
100% Balance the Budget Without Borrowing
87% Business and community control of schools: For
77% Coalition Programme for Government - For
69% Delegate more powers to government ministers
75% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
84% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
31% European Union - For
17% For the UK to Remain a Member of the EU
10% Foundation hospitals - In favour
13% Fox hunting - Ban
76% Fully Elected House of Lords
26% Further devolution to Scotland
54% Gambling - Against permissiveness
93% GP Commissioning in the NHS
39% Higher taxes on banks
24% Homosexuality - Equal rights
71% HS2 - In Favour
30% Human Rights and Equality
25% Identity cards - For introduction
33% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
95% Increase Air Passenger Duty
90% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
76% Increase VAT
74% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
6% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
23% Labour's Terrorism laws - For
0% Member trustees on pension boards
1% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
39% More powers for local councils
29% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
57% Nuclear power - For
40% Openness and Transparency - In Favour
50% Pension auto-enrolment - For
69% Privatise Royal Mail
53% Promote Occupational Pensions
47% Public Ownership of Railways
87% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
83% Reducing the number of MPs - for
78% Referendum on UK's EU membership -For -Pre 2016
14% Regulate letting agent fees
38% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
100% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
69% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
27% Role of MPs in the House of Commons - Strengthen
41% Smoking ban - In favour
33% Stop climate change
25% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
100% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
80% Trade Union Regulation
93% Trident replacement - In favour
100% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
90% University education fees - Should be free
45% University Tuition Fees - For
95% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
17% Voting age - Reduce to 16
0% 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
89.2% David MundellDumfriesshire, Clydesdale and TweeddaleCon
87.2% Mark PritchardThe WrekinCon
87.2% Michael SpicerWest WorcestershireCon
87.0% Tim LoughtonEast Worthing and ShorehamCon
86.9% Patrick CormackSouth StaffordshireCon

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