Voting Record — Yvette Cooper MP, Pontefract and Castleford (10131)

Yvette Cooper is currently Member, Liaison Committee Sub-committee on the effectiveness and influence of the select committee system, Member, Liaison Committee (Commons), Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) and Chair, Home Affairs Committee

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 961, 0.9% 961 votes out of 1288, 74.6% 0 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 2 votes out of 638, 0.3% 638 votes out of 1246, 51.2% 0 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Lab 3 votes out of 771, 0.4% 771 votes out of 1273, 60.6% 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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HouseDateSubjectYvette CooperLab VoteRôle
13 Feb 2019Became Member, Liaison Committee Sub-committee on the effectiveness and influence of the select committee system
6 Nov 2017Became Member, Liaison Committee (Commons)
30 Oct 2017Became Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee)
12 Jul 2017Became Chair, Home Affairs Committee
3 May 2017Stopped being Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee)
3 May 2017Stopped being Member, Liaison Committee (Commons)
3 May 2017Stopped being Chair, Home Affairs Committee
28 Nov 2016Became Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee)
19 Oct 2016Became Member, Liaison Committee (Commons)
19 Oct 2016Became Chair, Home Affairs Committee
14 Sep 2015Stopped being Shadow Home Secretary,
7 Oct 2013Stopped being Shadow Minister (Equalities Office) (Women and Equalities),
20 Jan 2011Became Shadow Minister (Equalities Office) (Women and Equalities),
20 Jan 2011Became Shadow Home Secretary,
20 Jan 2011Stopped being Shadow Foreign Secretary and Minister for Women and Equalities,
8 Oct 2010Became Shadow Foreign Secretary and Minister for Women and Equalities,
8 Oct 2010Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions,
12 May 2010Became Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions,
6 May 2010Stopped being The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions,
6 Jun 2009Became The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions,
5 Jun 2009Stopped being The Chief Secretary to the Treasury,
Commons2 Mar 2009Political Parties and Elections Bill — Candidate for MP becoming own election agent does not disclose home address minorityaye Rebel
Commons2 Mar 2009Political Parties and Elections Bill — Home address form must be correct minorityaye Rebel
Commons2 Mar 2009Political Parties and Elections Bill — Parliamentary candidates can keep their home addresses secret minorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' allowances — External audits and no more furniture — rejected minorityaye Rebel
24 Jan 2008Became The Chief Secretary to the Treasury,
24 Jan 2008Stopped being Minister of State (Department of Communities and Local Government) (Housing),
28 Jun 2007Became Minister of State (Department of Communities and Local Government) (Housing),
28 Jun 2007Stopped being Minister of State (Department of Communities and Local Government) (Housing and Planning),
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 7 (100 per Cent. Elected) minorityaye Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 6 (80 per Cent. Elected) Majorityno 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
Commons1 Nov 2006September Sittings minorityno Rebel
5 May 2006Became Minister of State (Department of Communities and Local Government) (Housing and Planning),
5 May 2006Stopped being Minister of State (Office of the Deputy Prime Minister) (Housing and Planning),
10 May 2005Became Minister of State (Office of the Deputy Prime Minister) (Housing and Planning),
10 May 2005Stopped being Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Office of the Deputy Prime Minister) (Regeneration and Regional Devel,
HouseDateSubjectYvette CooperLab VoteRôle
13 Jun 2003Became Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Office of the Deputy Prime Minister) (Regeneration and Regional Devel,
13 Jun 2003Stopped being Parliamentary Secretary (Lord Chancellor's Department),
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 6 (60 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
29 May 2002Became Parliamentary Secretary (Lord Chancellor's Department),
28 May 2002Stopped being The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health,
Commons5 Jul 2001Members' Allowances, Insurance &c. — Members' Pay (Money Resolution) minorityaye Rebel
HouseDateSubjectYvette CooperLab VoteRôle
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno Rebel
29 Nov 1999Stopped being Member, Employment Sub-committee
29 Nov 1999Stopped being Member, Education & Employment Committee
11 Oct 1999Became The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health,
Commons10 Dec 1997Doctor Assisted Dying Bill — Leave to Bring In minorityno Rebel
23 Jul 1997Became Member, Employment Sub-committee
14 Jul 1997Became Member, Education & Employment 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
0% Academy Schools - for
84% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
75% Assisted Dying
16% Closed Material Proceedure
17% Coalition Programme for Government - For
10% Employee Shareholder Status
0% English Votes on English Laws etc.
11% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
71% European Union - For
4% Excess Bedroom Benefit Reduction - Social Tenants
3% Extend Right to Buy to Housing Associations
60% 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
81% Fully Elected House of Lords
61% Further devolution to Scotland
71% Further devolution to Wales
41% Gambling - Against permissiveness
0% GP Commissioning in the NHS
89% Homosexuality - Equal rights
69% HS2 - In Favour
79% Human Rights and Equality
67% In Favour of Mass Surveillance
83% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
9% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
16% Increase VAT
3% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
84% Labour's Terrorism laws - For
100% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
25% Localise Council Tax Support
81% Mass Retention of Communications Data
38% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
50% Merge Police and Fire under Police & Crime Cmmr
100% Military Action against Daesh / ISIL
100% More Emergency Service Workers
93% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
72% More powers for local councils
64% Openness and Transparency - In Favour
83% Pension auto-enrolment - For
10% Phase out of Tenancies for Life
0% Police and Crime Commissioners
3% Post office closures - against
100% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
0% Privatise Royal Mail
35% Promote Occupational Pensions
53% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
100% Public Ownership of Railways
14% Reduce capital gains tax
19% Reduce central funding for local government
6% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
13% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
5% Reducing the number of MPs - for
1% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
40% Referendum on UK's EU membership -For -Pre 2016
86% Regulate letting agent fees
82% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
0% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
29% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
68% Right for EU Citizens in the UK to Stay
18% Schools - Greater Autonomy
0% Sell England's Public Forests
77% Smoking ban - In favour
99% State control of bus services
69% Stop climate change
63% Stronger Military Covenant
44% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
100% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
0% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
2% Trade Union Regulation
61% Transparency of Parliament
79% Trident replacement - In favour
0% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
52% University Tuition Fees - For
88% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
100% 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
99.2% Tony BlairSedgefieldLab
98.4% Gordon BrownKirkcaldy and CowdenbeathLab
97.2% David BlunkettSheffield, BrightsideLab
96.0% Shaun WoodwardSt Helens SouthLab
95.9% Stephen ByersNorth TynesideLab

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