Voting Record — George Howarth MP, Knowsley North and Sefton East (10292)

George Howarth is currently Member, Panel of Chairs

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 9 votes out of 1055, 0.9% 1055 votes out of 1288, 81.9% 1 time
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 16 votes out of 1008, 1.6% 1008 votes out of 1246, 80.9% 2 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Lab 1 vote out of 773, 0.1% 773 votes out of 1273, 60.7% 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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HouseDateSubjectGeorge HowarthLab VoteRôle
15 Jan 2020Became Member, Panel of Chairs
6 Nov 2019Stopped being Member, Panel of Chairs
22 Jun 2017Became Member, Panel of Chairs
3 May 2017Stopped being Member, Panel of Chairs
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Member, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Member, Finance and Services Committee
30 Jan 2012Became Member, Finance and Services Committee
Commons7 Apr 2010Digital Economy Bill — Third Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons7 Apr 2010Digital Economy Bill – delay creation of clause 18 – website blocking minorityaye Rebel
13 Oct 2009Became Member, Panel of Chairs
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' salaries — £650 catch-up payment — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' salaries — Increase with Public Sector Earnings Index — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' salaries — Increases capped to 2.3% — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Mar 2008Lisbon Treaty — Referendum on Britain's membership of the European Union — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Support for bicameral Parliament minorityaye Rebel
31 Oct 2006Stopped being Member, Conventions (Joint Committee)
17 May 2006Became Member, Conventions (Joint Committee)
9 May 2006Stopped being Chair, Armed Forces Bill Committee
9 May 2006Stopped being Chair, Armed Forces Bill Committee
Commons12 Jan 2006Crossrail Bill [Instruction No. 2] tellnoaye Rebel Teller
20 Dec 2005Became Chair, Armed Forces Bill Committee
20 Dec 2005Became Chair, Armed Forces Bill Committee
20 Dec 2005Stopped being Member, Armed Forces Bill Committee
19 Dec 2005Became Member, Armed Forces Bill Committee
17 Jul 2005Became Member, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament
11 Jul 2005Stopped being Member, Draft Mental Health Bill (Joint Committee)
HouseDateSubjectGeorge HowarthLab VoteRôle
Commons26 Jan 2005Car Mileage Allowance minorityno Rebel
Commons26 Jan 2005Modernisation of the House of Commons Majorityno Rebel
20 Jul 2004Became Member, Draft Mental Health Bill (Joint Committee)
10 Sep 2003Stopped being Member, Public Accounts Committee
Commons11 Mar 2003Specialist Schools (Selection by Aptitude) minorityaye Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — House of Lords to be abolished — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons18 Dec 2002Regional Assemblies (Preparations) Bill — Clause 2 — Referendum Question minorityno Rebel
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 minorityaye Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002New Provision for Earlier Sittings on Wednesdays, and for Thursdays and Fridays minorityno Rebel
Commons9 Jul 2002Mersey Tunnels Bill (By Order) tellayeaye Teller
Commons9 Jul 2002Mersey Tunnels Bill (By Order) tellayeaye Teller
15 May 2002Became Member, Public Accounts Committee
Commons14 May 2002Liaison Committee: Power to Take Evidence minorityno Rebel
Commons14 May 2002Payment for Chairmen Majorityno Rebel
Commons14 May 2002Payment for Chairmen Majorityaye Rebel
Commons14 May 2002Modernisation of the House of Commons — SELECT COMMITTEES (No. 1) Majorityaye Rebel
Commons15 Jan 2002National Health Service Reform and Health Care Professions Bill — Schedule 2 — Reallocation of Functions of Health Authorities to Primary Care Trusts minorityaye Rebel
Commons24 Oct 2001Relationships (Civil Registration) minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Jul 2001Parliamentary Pensions Majorityno Rebel
7 Jun 2001Stopped being Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Northern Ireland Office),
HouseDateSubjectGeorge HowarthLab VoteRôle
29 Jul 1999Became Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Northern Ireland Office),
29 Jul 1999Stopped being The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department,
Commons20 May 1998Human Rights Bill [Lords] - The Convention and the First Protocol minorityaye Rebel
1 Jun 1997Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Home Affairs),
6 May 1997Became The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department,
1 Jun 1994Became Shadow Spokesperson (Home Affairs),
1 Jun 1994Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs),
1 Jun 1989Became Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs),

Policy Comparisons

This chart shows the percentage agreement between this MP and each of the policies in the database, according to their voting record.

12% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
6% Academy Schools - for
50% Action to prevent domestic violence
92% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
32% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
82% Apprenticeships
75% Assisted Dying
69% Asylum System - More strict
0% Balance the Budget Without Borrowing
100% Ban fox hunting
73% Bankers' Bonus Tax
50% Brexit veto for Scotland, Wales and NI
69% Business and community control of schools: For
0% Cap or Reduce Public Sector Redundancy Payments
0% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
52% Closed Material Proceedure
24% Coalition Programme for Government - For
72% Control Orders
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
50% Crossrail - In favour
0% Cull Badgers
0% Decamp from Palace of Westminister During Works
29% Delegate more powers to government ministers
100% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
77% Do more to help refugees inclding children
50% Employee Shareholder Status
16% Encourage and incentivise saving
0% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
81% Energy Prices - More Affordable
0% English Votes on English Laws etc.
0% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
73% European Union Integration - For
8% Excess Bedroom Benefit Reduction - Social Tenants
0% Extend Right to Buy to Housing Associations
17% Fixed Term Parliaments
73% 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
35% Fully Elected House of Lords
73% Further devolution to Northern Ireland
61% Further devolution to Scotland
68% Further devolution to Wales
57% Gambling - Against permissiveness
13% GP Commissioning in the NHS
50% Higher Pay for Public Sector Workers
30% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
47% Higher taxes on banks
50% Higher taxes on sugary drinks
0% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
85% Homosexuality - Equal rights
100% HS2 - In Favour
79% Human Rights and Equality
100% Identity cards - For introduction
67% In Favour of Mass Surveillance
83% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
83% Incentivise membership of press regulator
22% Increase Air Passenger Duty
16% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
17% Increase VAT
58% Inheritance Tax
99% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
3% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
72% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
85% Labour's Terrorism laws - For
79% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
0% Localise Council Tax Support
35% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
0% Make High Earners Pay Market Rent for Council Home
62% Make it easier to trigger a new election for an MP
100% Mansion Tax
89% Mass Retention of Communications Data
48% 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
71% Minumum Wage
50% More Emergency Service Workers
75% More funds for social care
90% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
62% More powers for local councils
100% MPs decide if to approve a withdrawal agreeement
0% No detention without charge or trial
86% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
91% Nuclear power - For
63% Openness and Transparency - In Favour
83% Pension auto-enrolment - For
0% Phase out of Tenancies for Life
9% Police and Crime Commissioners
99% Post office - in favour of Government policy
1% Post office closures - against
86% Preserve Environmental Protection on EU Withdrawal
100% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
0% Privatise Royal Mail
35% Promote Occupational Pensions
48% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
1% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
100% Public Ownership of Railways
100% Rail Fares - Lower
50% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
28% Reduce capital gains tax
13% Reduce central funding for local government
10% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
0% Reduce taxes on domestic property transactions
19% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
13% Reducing the number of MPs - for
1% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
49% Referendum on UK's EU membership -For -Pre 2016
8% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
29% Register of Lobbyists
86% Regulate letting agent fees
50% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
75% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
0% Replace Higher Education Grants with Loans
75% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
0% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
16% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
100% Retain funds from council house sales locally
0% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
66% Right for EU Citizens in the UK to Stay
50% Right to strike
73% Role of MPs in the House of Commons - Strengthen
80% Same Sex Marriage - for
26% Schools - Greater Autonomy
0% Sell England's Public Forests
83% Smoking ban - In favour
99% State control of bus services
70% Stop climate change
83% Stronger Military Covenant
35% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
75% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
0% Termination of pregnancy - against
0% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
25% Tougher on illegal immigration
31% Trade Union Regulation
8% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
46% Transparency of Parliament
71% Trident replacement - In favour
0% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
7% University education fees - Should be free
60% University Tuition Fees - For
88% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
81% Voting age - Reduce to 16
0% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
100% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices
100% Woman's pension age increase - slow transition

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.

99.0% Michael WillsNorth SwindonLab
98.9% Karen BuckRegent's Park and Kensington NorthLab
98.7% Charles ClarkeNorwich SouthLab
98.5% Jimmy HoodLanark and Hamilton EastLab
98.4% Elliot MorleyScunthorpeLab

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