Voting Record — Hazel Blears MP, Salford (10048)

Hazel Blears

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 3 votes out of 945, 0.3% 945 votes out of 1288, 73.4% 0 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 5 votes out of 942, 0.5% 942 votes out of 1246, 75.6% 0 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Lab 1 vote out of 975, 0.1% 975 votes out of 1273, 76.6% 0 times

External Links

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).

See also all votes... attended | possible

HouseDateSubjectHazel BlearsLab VoteRôle
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Member, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Member, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament
13 Sep 2010Became Member, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament
13 Sep 2010Became Member, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament
6 May 2010Stopped being Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee,
5 Jun 2009Stopped being The Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government,
31 Jul 2007Stopped being Party Chair, Labour Party,
28 Jun 2007Became The Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government,
28 Jun 2007Stopped being Minister without Portfolio (Cabinet Office) and Labour Party Chair,
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 4 (50 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Support for bicameral Parliament minorityaye Rebel
1 Aug 2006Became Party Chair, Labour Party,
5 May 2006Became Minister without Portfolio (Cabinet Office) and Labour Party Chair,
5 May 2006Stopped being Minister of State (Home Office) (Policing, Security and Community Safety),
Commons14 Mar 2006Animal Welfare Bill — New Clause "8" — Docking of dogs' tails — Working dogs Majorityaye Rebel
HouseDateSubjectHazel BlearsLab VoteRôle
1 Aug 2004Became Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee,
13 Jun 2003Became Minister of State (Home Office) (Policing, Security and Community Safety),
13 Jun 2003Stopped being Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Health),
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
Commons14 May 2002Payment for Chairmen Majorityno Rebel
Commons14 May 2002Payment for Chairmen Majorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Jul 2001Members' Allowances, Insurance &c. — Members' Pay (Money Resolution) minorityaye Rebel
11 Jun 2001Became Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Health),
HouseDateSubjectHazel BlearsLab VoteRôle
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.

5% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
100% Assisted Dying
93% Asylum System - More strict
89% Business and community control of schools: For
30% Cap or Reduce Public Sector Redundancy Payments
2% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
28% Coalition Programme for Government - For
100% Control Orders
81% Delegate more powers to government ministers
75% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
30% Employee Shareholder Status
83% Energy Prices - More Affordable
0% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
71% European Union Integration - For
12% Excess Bedroom Benefit Reduction - Social Tenants
29% Fixed Term Parliaments
100% Foundation hospitals - In favour
87% Fox hunting - Ban
40% Fully Elected House of Lords
43% Further devolution to Scotland
55% Further devolution to Wales
49% Gambling - Against permissiveness
21% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
29% Higher taxes on banks
0% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
92% Homosexuality - Equal rights
63% Human Rights and Equality
100% Identity cards - For introduction
80% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
28% Increase Air Passenger Duty
10% Increase VAT
99% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
3% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
94% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
97% Labour's Terrorism laws - For
0% Localise Council Tax Support
40% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
50% Make it easier to trigger a new election for an MP
88% Mansion Tax
84% Mass Retention of Communications Data
38% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
100% Military Action against Daesh / ISIL
99% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
93% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
62% More powers for local councils
20% No detention without charge or trial
92% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
17% Police and Crime Commissioners
100% Post office - in favour of Government policy
0% Privatise Royal Mail
31% Promote Occupational Pensions
56% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
100% Rail Fares - Lower
50% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
0% Reduce central funding for local government
11% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
15% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
8% Reducing the number of MPs - for
15% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
31% Referendum on UK's EU membership -For -Pre 2016
29% Register of Lobbyists
79% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
19% Role of MPs in the House of Commons - Strengthen
90% Same Sex Marriage - for
34% Schools - Greater Autonomy
68% Smoking ban - In favour
58% Stop climate change
52% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
92% Trade Union Regulation
58% Transparency of Parliament
83% Trident replacement - In favour
0% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
7% University education fees - Should be free
63% University Tuition Fees - For
77% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
42% Voting age - Reduce to 16

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.

99.2% Tony BlairSedgefieldLab
99.0% Gordon BrownKirkcaldy and CowdenbeathLab
98.4% Robin CookLivingstonLab
97.9% Douglas AlexanderPaisley and Renfrewshire SouthLab
97.9% David LammyTottenhamLab

About the Project

The Public Whip is a not-for-profit, open source website created in 2003 by Francis Irving and Julian Todd and now run by Bairwell Ltd.

PublicWhip v2 codebase is currently under development - you can join the Slack group to find out more or email [email protected]

The Whip on the Web

Help keep PublicWhip alive