Voting Record — John Healey MP, Wentworth and Dearne (10268)

John Healey is currently Shadow Secretary of State for Defence,

Note: our records only go back to 1997 for the Commons and 2001 for the Lords (more details).

FromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
13 Dec 2019 still in office Lab 0 votes out of 396, 0.0% 396 votes out of 568, 69.7% 0 times
9 Jun 2017 6 Nov 2019 Lab 0 votes out of 368, 0.0% 368 votes out of 463, 79.5% 0 times
8 May 2015 3 May 2017 Lab 0 votes out of 326, 0.0% 326 votes out of 467, 69.8% 0 times
6 May 2010 30 Mar 2015 Lab 3 votes out of 892, 0.3% 892 votes out of 1239, 72.0% 1 time

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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 HealeyLab VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller
6 Apr 2020Became Shadow Secretary of State for Defence,
6 Apr 2020Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for Housing,
HouseDateSubjectJohn HealeyLab VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller
9 Jan 2018Became Shadow Secretary of State for Housing,
9 Jan 2018Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for Housing,
HouseDateSubjectJohn HealeyLab VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller
7 Oct 2016Became Shadow Secretary of State for Housing,
27 Jun 2016Stopped being Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government) (Housing and Planning),
14 Sep 2015Became Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government) (Housing and Planning),
HouseDateSubjectJohn HealeyLab VoteRôle
Commons7 May 2014Requirement to Install Smoke Alarms In Privately Rented Accommodation tellayeaye Teller
Commons17 Oct 2012Draft Public Bodies (Abolition of the Commission for Rural Communities) Order 2012 Majorityno Rebel
Commons11 Jul 2012Thursdays minorityaye Rebel
Commons11 Jul 2012House of Commons Sitting Start Time on Tuesdays minorityno Rebel
7 Oct 2011Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for Health,
8 Oct 2010Became Shadow Secretary of State for Health,
8 Oct 2010Stopped being Shadow Minister (Housing),
12 May 2010Became Shadow Minister (Housing),
6 May 2010Stopped being The Minister for Housing,
12 Oct 2009Stopped being Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission
5 Jun 2009Became The Minister for Housing,
5 Jun 2009Stopped being Minister of State (Department of Communities and Local Government) (Local Government),
12 Jan 2009Stopped being Member, Tax Law Rewrite Bills (Joint Committee)
19 Nov 2007Stopped being Member, Public Accounts Committee
2 Nov 2007Became Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission
29 Jun 2007Became Minister of State (Department of Communities and Local Government) (Local Government),
28 Jun 2007Stopped being The Financial Secretary to the Treasury,
20 Jul 2005Became Member, Public Accounts Committee
10 May 2005Became The Financial Secretary to the Treasury,
10 May 2005Stopped being The Economic Secretary to the Treasury,
20 Dec 2004Became Member, Tax Law Rewrite Bills (Joint Committee)
30 May 2002Became The Economic Secretary to the Treasury,
30 May 2002Stopped being Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Education and Skills),
11 Jun 2001Became Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Education and Skills),
29 Nov 1999Stopped being Member, Education & Employment 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.

14% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
0% Academy Schools - for
50% Action to prevent domestic violence
84% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
32% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
53% Apprenticeships
75% Assisted Dying
59% Asylum System - More strict
0% Balance the Budget Without Borrowing
99% Ban fox hunting
85% Bankers' Bonus Tax
50% Brexit veto for Scotland, Wales and NI
81% Business and community control of schools: For
8% Cap or Reduce Public Sector Redundancy Payments
0% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
33% Closed Material Proceedure
20% Coalition Programme for Government - For
100% Control Orders
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
100% Crossrail - In favour
25% Cull Badgers
100% Decamp from Palace of Westminister During Works
23% Delegate more powers to government ministers
100% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
77% Do more to help refugees inclding children
0% Employee Shareholder Status
15% 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
4% Excess Bedroom Benefit Reduction - Social Tenants
0% Extend Right to Buy to Housing Associations
40% Fixed Term Parliaments
57% For the UK to Remain a Member of the EU
100% Foundation hospitals - In favour
99% Fox hunting - Ban
10% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
83% Fully Elected House of Lords
73% Further devolution to Northern Ireland
62% Further devolution to Scotland
70% Further devolution to Wales
45% Gambling - Against permissiveness
0% GP Commissioning in the NHS
100% Higher Pay for Public Sector Workers
19% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
51% Higher taxes on banks
25% Higher taxes on sugary drinks
0% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
79% Homosexuality - Equal rights
75% HS2 - In Favour
80% Human Rights and Equality
78% Identity cards - For introduction
50% In Favour of Mass Surveillance
83% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
100% Incentivise membership of press regulator
21% Increase Air Passenger Duty
7% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
25% Increase VAT
67% Inheritance Tax
99% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
3% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
94% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
97% Labour's Terrorism laws - For
100% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
0% Localise Council Tax Support
31% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
0% Make High Earners Pay Market Rent for Council Home
52% Make it easier to trigger a new election for an MP
100% Mansion Tax
81% Mass Retention of Communications Data
41% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
100% Member trustees on pension boards
0% Merge Police and Fire under Police & Crime Cmmr
33% Military Action against Daesh / ISIL
84% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
76% Minumum Wage
100% More Emergency Service Workers
50% More funds for social care
93% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
70% More powers for local councils
100% MPs decide if to approve a withdrawal agreeement
20% No detention without charge or trial
86% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
99% Nuclear power - For
62% Openness and Transparency - In Favour
83% Pension auto-enrolment - For
0% Phase out of Tenancies for Life
8% 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
50% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
1% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
69% Public Ownership of Railways
88% Rail Fares - Lower
30% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
14% Reduce capital gains tax
6% Reduce central funding for local government
6% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
0% Reduce taxes on domestic property transactions
10% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
21% Reducing the number of MPs - for
0% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
52% 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
38% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
88% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
0% Replace Higher Education Grants with Loans
88% 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
77% Right for EU Citizens in the UK to Stay
50% Right to strike
77% Role of MPs in the House of Commons - Strengthen
88% Same Sex Marriage - for
17% Schools - Greater Autonomy
0% Sell England's Public Forests
58% Smoking ban - In favour
99% State control of bus services
77% Stop climate change
94% Stronger Military Covenant
44% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
100% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
0% Termination of pregnancy - against
0% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
0% Tougher on illegal immigration
27% Trade Union Regulation
8% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
40% Transparency of Parliament
79% Trident replacement - In favour
0% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
22% University education fees - Should be free
48% University Tuition Fees - For
69% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
65% Voting age - Reduce to 16
0% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
100% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices
86% Woman's pension age increase - slow transition

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