Voting Record — John Whittingdale MP, Maldon and East Chelmsford (10632)

John Whittingdale is currently Minister of State,

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 Con 10 votes out of 840, 1.2% 840 votes out of 1288, 65.2% 0 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Con 3 votes out of 903, 0.3% 903 votes out of 1246, 72.5% 0 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Con 1 vote out of 848, 0.1% 848 votes out of 1273, 66.6% 50 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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HouseDateSubjectJohn WhittingdaleCon VoteRôle
13 Feb 2020Became Minister of State,
6 Nov 2019Stopped being Member, Committee on the Future Relationship with the European Union
11 Sep 2017Became Member, Committee on the Future Relationship with the European Union
3 May 2017Stopped being Member, Committee on the Future Relationship with the European Union
31 Oct 2016Became Member, Committee on the Future Relationship with the European Union
14 Jul 2016Stopped being The Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport,
8 May 2015Became The Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport,
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Member, Liaison Committee (Commons)
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Vice-Chair, Conservative 1922 Committee,
Commons4 Mar 2010Backbench Business Committee Majorityaye Rebel
Commons16 Mar 2009Industry and Exports (Financial Support) Bill — Use of the Chamber (United Kingdom Youth Parliament) minorityaye Rebel
Commons16 Mar 2009Industry and Exports (Financial Support) Bill — Use of the Chamber (United Kingdom Youth Parliament) minorityno Rebel
Commons16 Mar 2009Industry and Exports (Financial Support) Bill — Use of the Chamber (United Kingdom Youth Parliament) minorityaye Rebel
1 Jul 2008Became Vice-Chair, Conservative 1922 Committee,
Commons12 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Second Reading Majorityno Rebel
Commons6 May 2008Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill: Blasphemy Majorityno Rebel
Commons25 Oct 2007Modernisation of the House of Commons — Handheld email devices Majorityaye Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons1 Nov 2006Short Speeches minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Mar 2006Animal Welfare Bill — New Clause "8" — Docking of dogs' tails minorityaye Rebel
11 Jul 2005Became Member, Liaison Committee (Commons)
5 May 2005Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport,
HouseDateSubjectJohn WhittingdaleCon VoteRôle
Commons7 Feb 2005Serious Organized Crime and Police Bill -- Demonstrating without authorisation in a designated area minorityaye Rebel
1 Jul 2004Became Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport,
1 Jul 2004Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs,
15 Nov 2003Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport,
1 Nov 2003Became Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs,
Commons25 Jun 2003Deferred Division — Sexual Orientation Discrimination minorityaye Rebel
Commons19 May 2003Criminal Justice Bill — [2nd Allotted Day] — New Clause 29 — Rules of Court bothaye Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected minorityno Rebel
23 Jul 2002Became Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport,
23 Jul 2002Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State (Trade and Industry),
18 Sep 2001Became Shadow Secretary of State (Trade and Industry),
HouseDateSubjectJohn WhittingdaleCon VoteRôle
Commons13 Dec 2000Deferred Divisions - Fisheries: Total Allowable Catches and Quotas 2001 bothno Rebel
1 Jun 1999Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Treasury),
Commons26 May 1999Line of Route minorityaye Rebel
1 Jun 1998Became Shadow Spokesperson (Treasury),
1 Jun 1998Stopped being Opposition Whip (Commons),
Commons20 May 1998Human Rights Bill [Lords] tellnono Teller
Commons20 May 1998Human Rights Bill [Lords] tellnono Teller
Commons18 May 1998Sierra Leone tellayeaye Teller
Commons30 Apr 1998Economic and Monetary Union tellayeaye Teller
Commons29 Apr 1998Orders of the Day - Married couple's allowance etc. in and after 1999-2000 tellnono Teller
Commons29 Apr 1998Orders of the Day - Taper relief for CGT tellayeaye Teller
Commons28 Apr 1998Finance (No. 2) Bill - Rates of tobacco products duty tellayeaye Teller
Commons28 Apr 1998Finance (No. 2) Bill - Rates of duties and rebates tellayeaye Teller
Commons28 Apr 1998Finance (No. 2) Bill - Rate of duty on beer tellnono Teller
Commons27 Apr 1998Finance (No. 2) Bill - Stamp duty on conveyance or transfer on sale tellnono Teller
Commons27 Apr 1998Finance (No. 2) Bill 1998 — Regulations to allow the implementation of rules that would introduce instalment payments of corporation tax tellnono Teller
Commons20 Apr 1998Bank of England Bill - Monetary Policy Committee. tellnono Teller
Commons24 Mar 1998School Standards and Framework Bill — Third Reading tellnono Teller
Commons24 Mar 1998School Standards and Framework Bill - Partnership schemes tellayeaye Teller
Commons23 Mar 1998Budget Resolutions 1998 — Corporation tax (due and payable date) tellnono Teller
Commons23 Mar 1998Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation - 4. Wine and made-wine (rates of duty) tellnono Teller
Commons23 Mar 1998Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation — 2. Beer (rate of duty) tellnono Teller
Commons10 Mar 1998Pensioners' Incomes tellayeaye Teller
Commons10 Mar 1998Taxation tellayeaye Teller
Commons3 Mar 1998Listening to the Countryside tellnono Teller
Commons3 Mar 1998Listening to the Countryside tellayeaye Teller
Commons3 Mar 1998ISAs, TESSAs and PEPs tellayeaye Teller
Commons10 Feb 1998Scotland Bill - Ministers tellayeaye Teller
Commons10 Feb 1998Scotland Bill - The Scottish Executive tellayeaye Teller
Commons5 Feb 1998Local Government Finance tellnono Teller
Commons5 Feb 1998Local Government Finance tellnono Teller
Commons5 Feb 1998Local Government Finance tellnono Teller
Commons3 Feb 1998Government of Wales Bill - Relations with local government tellayeaye Teller
Commons27 Jan 1998Protection of the Countryside tellayeaye Teller
Commons22 Jan 1998Bank of England Bill - Transitional provisions and savings tellnono Teller
Commons19 Jan 1998European Communities (Amendment) Bill - Exchange of information between Court of Auditors and other bodies tellnono Teller
Commons19 Jan 1998European Communities (Amendment) Bill - Meaning of "the Treaties" and "the Community Treaties" tellayeaye Teller
Commons17 Dec 1997European Communities (Amendment) Bill (Allocation of Time) tellnono Teller
Commons17 Dec 1997Fisheries tellnono Teller
Commons17 Dec 1997Fisheries tellayeaye Teller
Commons10 Dec 1997Social Security Bill - New schedule 1 tellayeaye Teller
Commons1 Dec 1997Welfare, Pensions and Disabled People tellayeaye Teller
Commons25 Nov 1997European Parliamentary Elections Bill tellnono Teller
Commons12 Nov 1997European Communities (Amendment) Bill tellnono Teller
Commons11 Nov 1997Bank of England Bill tellnono Teller
Commons4 Nov 1997Rural Life tellayeaye Teller
Commons30 Jul 1997Referendums (Scotland and Wales) Bill tellnono Teller
Commons30 Jul 1997Referendums (Scotland and Wales) Bill - Referendum in Scotland tellnono Teller
Commons24 Jul 1997European Community Documents - 1998 Preliminary Draft Budget tellnono Teller
Commons15 Jul 1997Finance Bill tellnono Teller
Commons7 Jul 1997Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation - 22. Relief for film production and acquisition expenditure tellnono Teller
Commons7 Jul 1997Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation - 13. Surplus franked investment income tellnono Teller
Commons7 Jul 1997Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation - 11. Withdrawal of relief on medical insurance premiums tellnono Teller
Commons25 Jun 1997London Underground tellnono Teller
Commons25 Jun 1997London Underground - NHS Services (Charging) tellayeaye Teller
1 Jun 1997Became Opposition Whip (Commons),
21 Mar 1997Stopped being Member, Health and Social Care Committee
5 Jul 1993Became Member, Health and Social Care 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
100% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
85% Encourage and incentivise saving
100% English Votes on English Laws etc.
95% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
92% Excess Bedroom Benefit Reduction - Social Tenants
21% Homosexuality - Equal rights
21% Human Rights and Equality
25% Mansion Tax
1% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
14% Minumum Wage
21% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
92% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
83% Reduce taxes on domestic property transactions
88% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
71% Reducing the number of MPs - for
17% Right for EU Citizens in the UK to Stay
33% Stop climate change
100% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year

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
100.0% John HowellHenleyCon
98.4% Tim YeoSouth SuffolkCon
98.1% Patrick CormackSouth StaffordshireCon
98.0% David CameronWitneyCon
97.8% Humfrey MalinsWokingCon

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