Voting Record — Bruce George MP, Walsall South (10223)

Bruce George

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 8 votes out of 890, 0.9% 890 votes out of 1288, 69.1% 0 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 6 votes out of 686, 0.9% 686 votes out of 1246, 55.1% 0 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Lab 8 votes out of 820, 1.0% 820 votes out of 1273, 64.4% 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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HouseDateSubjectBruce GeorgeLab VoteRôle
Commons12 Nov 2008Modernisation of the House of Commons (Standing Orders) Majorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 7 (100 per Cent. Elected) minorityaye 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
Commons14 Mar 2006Animal Welfare Bill — New Clause "8" — Docking of dogs' tails — Working dogs Majorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Feb 2006Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — as amended minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Feb 2006Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — private clubs minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Feb 2006Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — consideration minorityaye Rebel
HouseDateSubjectBruce GeorgeLab VoteRôle
11 Apr 2005Stopped being Member, Liaison Committee
11 Apr 2005Stopped being Chairman, Defence Committee
Commons26 Jan 2005Modernisation of the House of Commons Majorityno Rebel
Commons3 Nov 2004Members' Allowances Majorityno Rebel
28 May 2004Became Member, Liaison Committee
28 May 2004Became Chairman, Defence Committee
Commons29 Oct 2002Start Sittings of the House of Commons at 11.30 am rather than 14.30 on Tuesdays minorityaye Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002New Provision for Earlier Sittings on Wednesdays, and for Thursdays and Fridays minorityno Rebel
Commons18 Mar 2002Hunting with Dogs: Hunting Under Licence minorityno Rebel
Commons16 Jul 2001Select Committees — Accommodation and Works — Foreign Affairs Majorityaye Rebel
HouseDateSubjectBruce GeorgeLab VoteRôle
Commons7 Nov 2000Programming of Bills - I. Programme orders: supplementary provisions Majorityaye Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno Rebel
Commons17 May 2000Armed Forces (Minimum Age of Recruitment) minorityaye Rebel
Commons25 Jan 1999Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Dec 1997Doctor Assisted Dying Bill — Leave to Bring In 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.

32% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
100% Assisted Dying
99% Asylum System - More strict
47% Ban fox hunting
94% Business and community control of schools: For
50% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
69% Control Orders
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
100% Crossrail - In favour
100% Delegate more powers to government ministers
100% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
58% Easier access to abortion
95% European Union Integration - For
90% Foundation hospitals - In favour
47% Fox hunting - Ban
2% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
30% Fully Elected House of Lords
39% Gambling - Against permissiveness
100% Heathrow Third Runway - In Favour
100% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
0% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
69% Homosexuality - Equal rights
50% Human Rights and Equality
100% Identity cards - For introduction
0% Increase VAT
99% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
19% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
84% Labour's Terrorism laws - For
100% Mass Retention of Communications Data
100% Minimum Wage
85% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
1% No detention without charge or trial
98% Nuclear power - For
41% Openness and Transparency - In Favour
100% Pension auto-enrolment - For
96% Post office - in favour of Government policy
4% Post office closures - against
0% Privatise Royal Mail
100% Promote Occupational Pensions
50% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
98% Protesting near Parliament - Restrict
7% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
0% Referendum on UK's EU membership -For -Pre 2016
63% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
0% Right to strike
0% Role of MPs in the House of Commons - Strengthen
0% Same Sex Marriage - for
55% Schools - Greater Autonomy
25% Smoking ban - In favour
56% Stop climate change
50% Support current and former armed service members
100% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
25% Termination of pregnancy - against
0% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
100% Trade Unions - Restrict
8% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
58% Transparency of Parliament
100% Trident replacement - In favour
27% University education fees - Should be free
84% University Tuition Fees - For
92% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
50% Voting age - Reduce to 16
0% 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.

92.3% John SpellarWarleyLab
91.6% John ReidAirdrie and ShottsLab
91.5% John HealeyWentworthLab
91.4% Helen JonesWarrington NorthLab
91.4% Mike O'BrienNorth WarwickshireLab

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