Voting Record — Matthew Taylor MP, Truro and St Austell (10590)

Matthew Taylor

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 LDem 10 votes out of 668, 1.5% 668 votes out of 1288, 51.9% 0 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 LDem 14 votes out of 816, 1.7% 816 votes out of 1246, 65.5% 0 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 LDem 7 votes out of 747, 0.9% 747 votes out of 1273, 58.7% 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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HouseDateSubjectMatthew TaylorLDem VoteRôle
Commons4 Mar 2010Business of the House — Chair (Terminology) minorityaye Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [Lords] Majorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' salaries — £650 catch-up payment — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' salaries — Increases capped to 2.3% — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons30 Jun 2008Energy Security — Commends the Government's effort Majorityaye Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Fertility treatment requires male role model — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Fertility treatment requires father and mother — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons12 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Timetable Majorityno Rebel
Commons25 Oct 2007Modernisation of the House of Commons — Handheld email devices Majorityunknown Unknown
23 Jan 2007Stopped being Social Exclusion, Cross-Portfolio and Non-Portfolio Responsibilities
23 Jan 2007Stopped being Shadow Minister (Social Exclusion), Cabinet Office
17 Aug 2006Became Social Exclusion, Cross-Portfolio and Non-Portfolio Responsibilities
17 Aug 2006Became Shadow Minister (Social Exclusion), Cabinet Office
Commons8 Feb 2006Opposition Parties (Financial Assistance) Majorityno Rebel
16 Jun 2005Stopped being Chair of the Parliamentary Party,
Commons25 May 2005Loyal Address — Conservative amendment — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
5 May 2005Stopped being Chair of the Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Party,
HouseDateSubjectMatthew TaylorLDem VoteRôle
Commons10 Mar 2005Support For Members Who Have Chosen Not To Take Their Seats Majorityaye Rebel
Commons26 Jan 2005Modernisation of the House of Commons minorityno Rebel
Commons26 Jan 2005Modernisation of the House of Commons minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Dec 2004Mental Capacity Bill — Clause 31 — Requirements for approval Majorityaye Rebel
Commons18 Nov 2004Hunting Bill (Procedure) (No. 3) Majorityno Rebel
Commons16 Nov 2004Hunting Bill — Clause 1 — Hunting wild mammals with dogs minorityunknown Unknown
Commons3 Nov 2004Members' Allowances minorityno Rebel
Commons27 Oct 2004St. George's Day (Public Holiday) minorityno Rebel
Commons15 Sep 2004Hunting Bill — Timetable minorityaye Rebel
Commons15 Sep 2004Hunting Bill (Procedure) minorityaye Rebel
Commons24 Mar 2004European Parliamentary and Local Elections (Pilots) Bill — Lords amendment 1D Majorityno Rebel
26 Jan 2004Became Chair of the Parliamentary Party,
Commons1 Jul 2003Hunting Bill (Programme) (No. 4) Majorityno Rebel
Commons30 Jun 2003Hunting Bill — New Clause 11 — Registration in Respect of Hunting of Foxes minorityaye Rebel
Commons30 Jun 2003Hunting Bill (Programme) (No. 3) Majorityno Rebel
12 Jun 2003Became Chair of the Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Party,
12 Jun 2003Stopped being Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Treasury),
Commons16 Dec 2002Hunting Bill (Programme) minorityunknown Unknown
Commons18 Dec 2001Facilities of the House Majorityno Rebel
HouseDateSubjectMatthew TaylorLDem VoteRôle
Commons27 Feb 2001Hunting Bill Majorityaye Rebel
Commons27 Feb 2001Hunting Bill minorityno Rebel
Commons7 Nov 2000Programming of Bills - I. Programme orders: supplementary provisions minorityaye Rebel
Commons31 Oct 2000Stem Cell Research minorityno Rebel
9 Aug 1999Became Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Treasury),
9 Aug 1999Stopped being Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Environment and Transport),
Commons24 May 1999Modernisation of the House of Commons minorityaye Rebel
Commons16 Dec 1998Modernisation of the House minorityaye Rebel
2 Dec 1997Stopped being Member, Environmental Audit Committee
17 Nov 1997Became Member, Environmental Audit Committee
Commons18 Jun 1997Firearms (Amendment) Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons11 Jun 1997Firearms (Amendment) Bill minorityunknown Unknown
2 May 1997Became Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Environment and Transport),
2 May 1997Stopped being Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Environment),
21 Mar 1997Stopped being Member, Environment Committee
27 Nov 1995Became Member, Environment Committee
1 Sep 1994Became Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Environment),
1 Sep 1994Stopped being Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Citizens Charter),
1 Sep 1994Stopped being Chair of Campaigns and Communications, Liberal Democrat Party,
1 Sep 1992Became Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Citizens Charter),
1 Sep 1992Became Chair of Campaigns and Communications, Liberal Democrat Party,
1 Sep 1992Stopped being Chair of Communications, Liberal Democrat Party,
1 Jan 1992Stopped being Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Education),
1 Jan 1990Became Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Education),
1 Jan 1990Stopped being Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Trade and Industry),
1 Sep 1989Stopped being Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Local Government, Housing and Transport),
16 Jun 1989Became Chair of Communications, Liberal Democrat Party,
1 Jan 1989Became Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Trade and Industry),
1 Sep 1988Became Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Local Government, Housing and Transport),
1 Sep 1988Stopped being Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Energy),
3 Mar 1988Became Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Energy),
3 Mar 1988Stopped being Liberal-SDP Alliance Spokesperson (Energy),
11 Jun 1987Became Liberal-SDP Alliance Spokesperson (Energy),
11 Jun 1987Stopped being Liberal-SDP Alliance Spokesperson (Youth),
13 Mar 1987Became Liberal-SDP Alliance Spokesperson (Youth),

Policy Comparisons

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

8% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
50% Assisted Dying
17% Asylum System - More strict
74% Ban fox hunting
28% Business and community control of schools: For
50% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
5% Control Orders
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
50% Crossrail - In favour
0% Delegate more powers to government ministers
50% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
50% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
56% European Union - For
10% Foundation hospitals - In favour
74% Fox hunting - Ban
90% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
89% Fully Elected House of Lords
84% Gambling - Against permissiveness
50% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
100% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
88% Homosexuality - Equal rights
100% Human Rights and Equality
0% Identity cards - For introduction
100% Increase VAT
1% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
99% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
6% Labour's Terrorism laws - For
50% Mass Retention of Communications Data
29% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
50% Minumum Wage
99% No detention without charge or trial
0% Nuclear power - For
80% Openness and Transparency - In Favour
50% Pension auto-enrolment - For
0% Post office - in favour of Government policy
100% Post office closures - against
58% Privatise Royal Mail
50% Promote Occupational Pensions
50% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
79% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
16% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
50% Reducing the number of MPs - for
50% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
86% Referendum on UK's EU membership -For -Pre 2016
67% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
0% Right to strike
100% Role of MPs in the House of Commons - Strengthen
100% Same Sex Marriage - for
23% Schools - Greater Autonomy
99% Smoking ban - In favour
66% Stop climate change
100% Stronger Military Covenant
100% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
0% Termination of pregnancy - against
67% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
100% Trade Union Regulation
46% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
61% Transparency of Parliament
0% Trident replacement - In favour
100% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
93% University education fees - Should be free
34% University Tuition Fees - For
8% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
100% Voting age - Reduce to 16
100% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary

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