Voting Record — MPs for West Suffolk

Matthew Hancock

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

NameFromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)
Matthew Hancock (show only their votes) 9 Jun 2017 still in office Con 3 votes out of 334, 0.9% 334 votes out of 371, 90.0%
Matthew Hancock (show only their votes) 8 May 2015 3 May 2017 Con 0 votes out of 390, 0.0% 390 votes out of 467, 83.5%
Matthew Hancock (show only their votes) 6 May 2010 30 Mar 2015 Con 9 votes out of 966, 0.9% 966 votes out of 1239, 78.0%
Richard Spring (show only their votes) 5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Con 3 votes out of 810, 0.4% 810 votes out of 1288, 62.9%
Richard Spring (show only their votes) 7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Con 5 votes out of 822, 0.6% 822 votes out of 1246, 66.0%
Richard Spring (show only their votes) 1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Con 4 votes out of 797, 0.5% 797 votes out of 1273, 62.6%

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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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Votes by Matthew Hancock MP
HouseDateSubjectMatthew HancockCon VoteRôle
Commons14 Mar 2019UK Withdrawal from the European Union — Delay Withdrawal if MPs Agree Withdrawal Agreement Majorityno Rebel
Commons31 Jan 2018Restoration and Renewal — Lords and Commons Leaving the Palace of Westminister During Renovations Majorityno Rebel
Commons31 Jan 2018Restoration and Renewal — Lords and Commons Leaving the Palace of Westminister During Renovations Majorityno Rebel
Votes by Matthew Hancock MP
HouseDateSubjectMatthew HancockCon VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller
Votes by Matthew Hancock MP
HouseDateSubjectMatthew HancockCon VoteRôle
Commons23 Feb 2015Serious Crime Bill — New Clause 1 — Making Clear Sex-Selective Abortion is Illegal Majorityaye Rebel
Commons21 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — Third Reading Majorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — New Clause 8 — Domestic protection for persons Majorityaye Rebel
Commons20 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — New Clause 6 — Protection of Beliefs About Marriage Majorityaye Rebel
Commons20 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — New Clause 3 — Conscientious Objection From Registrars to Marrying Same Sex Couples Majorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Feb 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — Second Reading Majorityno Rebel
Commons11 Jul 2012Sitting Times of the House of Commons on Tuesdays Majorityno Rebel
Commons11 Jul 2012House of Commons Sitting Start Time on Tuesdays Majorityaye Rebel
Commons11 Jan 2012Trade Unions — Refund of Pay to Employers for Hours Worked by Trade Union Officials on Union Business tellayeaye Teller
Commons13 Oct 2010Public Houses and Private Members' Clubs (Smoking) Bill Majorityaye Rebel
Votes by Richard Spring MP
HouseDateSubjectRichard SpringCon VoteRôle
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 6 (80 per Cent. Elected) Majorityno Rebel
Commons1 Nov 2006Short Speeches minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Mar 2006Animal Welfare Bill — New Clause "8" — Docking of dogs' tails minorityaye Rebel
Votes by Richard Spring MP
HouseDateSubjectRichard SpringCon VoteRôle
Commons26 Jan 2005Modernisation of the House of Commons minorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Mar 2003Local Government Bill — Maintain Prohibition on Promotion of Homosexuality (Section 28) Majorityaye Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 6 (60 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 4 (80 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002Modernisation of the House of Commons Majorityaye Rebel
Votes by Richard Spring MP
HouseDateSubjectRichard SpringCon VoteRôle
Commons20 Dec 2000Deferred Divisions - Deregulation minorityaye Rebel
Commons13 Dec 2000Deferred Divisions - Fisheries: Total Allowable Catches and Quotas 2001 Majorityno Rebel
Commons26 May 1999Line of Route minorityaye Rebel
Commons13 Mar 1998Wild Mammals (Hunting with Dogs) Bill tellnoaye Rebel Teller

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
16% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
70% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
87% Coalition Programme for Government - For
90% Employee Shareholder Status
100% Encourage and incentivise saving
100% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
100% English Votes on English Laws etc.
89% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
33% European Union - For
96% Excess Bedroom Benefit Reduction - Social Tenants
71% Fixed Term Parliaments
10% Further devolution to Scotland
18% Further devolution to Wales
81% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
100% Higher taxes on sugary drinks
100% Homosexuality - Equal rights
79% HS2 - In Favour
28% Human Rights and Equality
89% Increase Air Passenger Duty
92% Increase VAT
0% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
100% Labour's Terrorism laws - For
0% Mansion Tax
71% Mass Retention of Communications Data
67% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
3% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
39% More powers for local councils
90% Phase out of Tenancies for Life
25% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
100% Privatise Royal Mail
12% Rail Fares - Lower
50% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
86% Reduce capital gains tax
92% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
90% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
75% Reducing the number of MPs - for
100% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
70% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
50% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
89% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
92% Schools - Greater Autonomy
1% State control of bus services
29% Stop climate change
100% Tougher on illegal immigration
96% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas

Possible Friends (more...)

Shows which MPs voted most similarly to this one in the 2017-present, 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.

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