Voting Record — Tim Farron MP, Westmorland and Lonsdale (11923)

Tim Farron is currently Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Communities and Local Government),

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

FromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
9 Jun 2017 still in office LDem 3 votes out of 272, 1.1% 272 votes out of 423, 64.3% 1 time
8 May 2015 3 May 2017 LDem 1 vote out of 173, 0.6% 173 votes out of 467, 37.0% 1 time
6 May 2010 30 Mar 2015 LDem 26 votes out of 734, 3.5% 734 votes out of 1239, 59.2% 0 times
5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 LDem 16 votes out of 780, 2.1% 780 votes out of 1288, 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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HouseDateSubjectTim FarronLDem VoteRôle
Commons1 Apr 2019EU Withdrawal and Future Relationship — Motion (D) Common Market 2.0 — Retain Relatively Free Movement of People and Goods via European Free Trade Association Membership — External Tarriff Alignment with the EU minorityno Rebel
7 Feb 2019Became Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Communities and Local Government),
7 Feb 2019Stopped being Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs),
Commons12 Dec 2018Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority — Appointment of Richard Lloyd as Member minorityaye Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2018Abortion Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons6 Feb 2018Space Industry Bill — Clause 68 — Regulations — Role of MPs in Parliament — Reports — Consultation tellayeaye Teller
Commons23 Jan 2018Appointment of Professor Sir Ian Kennedy as Electoral Commissioner minorityunknown Unknown
12 Oct 2017Became Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs),
20 Jul 2017Stopped being Leader of the Liberal Democrats,
HouseDateSubjectTim FarronLDem VoteRôle
Commons8 Sep 2015Finance Bill — Application of Climate Change Levy Tax to Electricity Generated from Renewable Sources Majorityno Rebel
16 Jul 2015Became Leader of the Liberal Democrats,
Commons14 Jul 2015Summer Budget 2015 Resolution 23 — Finance Bill Provisions Taking Effect in a Future Year tellnono Teller
HouseDateSubjectTim FarronLDem VoteRôle
Commons26 Jan 2015Infrastructure Bill — New Clause 16 — Pubs and Bars — Demolition and Change of Use minorityno Rebel
Commons26 Jan 2015Infrastructure Bill — New Clause 9 — Moratorium on Onshore Unconventional Petroleum — Review Impacts of Exploitation minorityno Rebel
31 Dec 2014Stopped being Party Chair, Liberal Democrats,
Commons15 Dec 2014Firefighters' Pension Scheme (England) Regulations 2014 minorityno Rebel
Commons27 Oct 2014Recall of MPs Bill — Process for Prompting a New Election for a Constituency's MP minorityno Rebel
Commons12 Feb 2014Local Government Finance Report (England) 2014-15 minorityaye Rebel
25 Nov 2013Stopped being Member, European Scrutiny Committee
Commons12 Nov 2013Opposition Day — Housing Benefit — Deductions for Those Deemed to Have Excess Bedrooms minorityaye Rebel
Commons12 Nov 2013Opposition Day — Housing Benefit — Deductions for those deemed to have excess bedrooms minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Jun 2013Energy Bill — Clause 1 — Requirement to Set a Decarbonisation Target Range minorityno Rebel
Commons3 Jun 2013Energy Bill — Clause 11 — Subsidy of Nuclear Power Generation minorityno Rebel
Commons3 Jun 2013Energy Bill — New Clause 5 — Expert Panel To Advise Secretary of State On Using Powers to Regulate Energy Markets minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — New Clause 8 — Domestic protection for persons minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — New Clause 6 — Protection of Beliefs About Marriage minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — New Clause 3 — Conscientious Objection From Registrars to Marrying Same Sex Couples minorityno Rebel
Commons16 Apr 2013Defamation Bill — Recognised Arbitration Services for Defamation Cases — Incentives bothaye Rebel
Commons4 Mar 2013Justice and Security Bill — Clause 8 — Balance National Security vs Public Interest in Requests to Withhold Information From Parties in Civil Court Cases minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Mar 2013Justice and Security Bill — New Clause 4 — Closed Material Procedure — Expiry of Provisions Unless Renewed minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Mar 2013Justice and Security Bill — Clause 6 — Balance Interests of Justice With Harm to National Security — Closed Material Proceedings minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Mar 2013Justice and Security Bill — Clause 6 — Closed Material Proceedings Only If Fair Determination Not Possible By Other Means minorityno Rebel
Commons5 Feb 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill (Programme) minorityaye Rebel
Commons11 Jul 2012Sitting Times of the House of Commons on Tuesdays minorityaye Rebel
Commons11 Jul 2012House of Commons Sitting Start Time on Tuesdays minorityno Rebel
Commons12 Mar 2012Election of Backbench Business Committee minorityno Rebel
Commons12 Mar 2012Election of Backbench Business Committee by Parties minorityno Rebel
Commons7 Sep 2011Health and Social Care Bill — Should Secretary of State for Health "Secure" or "Provide or Secure" Services minorityno Rebel
Commons2 Feb 2011Sale of Public Forest Estate minorityno Rebel
1 Jan 2011Became Party Chair, Liberal Democrats,
Commons9 Dec 2010University Tuition Fee Cap — Set Basic Limit at £6,000 Per Year minorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Dec 2010University Tuition Fee Cap — Raise Upper Limit to £9,000 Per Year minorityaye Rebel
26 Jul 2010Became Member, European Scrutiny Committee
6 May 2010Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State (Environment),
HouseDateSubjectTim FarronLDem VoteRôle
Commons24 Mar 2009Pension Credit and Personal Expense Allowance (Duty of Consultation and Review) — New Clause 11 — Guidance on offences that involve hatred on grounds of sexual orientation minorityno Rebel
Commons11 Mar 2009Deferred Divisions — Adjournment (easter) Majorityno Rebel
Commons11 Mar 2009Deferred Divisions — second strategic energy review and european energy networks Majorityno Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Point of Order — Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [ Lords] (Programme) (No. 2) Majorityno Rebel
7 Oct 2008Became Shadow Secretary of State (Environment),
7 Oct 2008Stopped being Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs),
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Sibling compatibility only regenerative tissue — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Testing for sibling tissue compatibility minorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Testing for gender-related illness minorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Animal DNA may be inserted into an embryo minorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Cannot use gametes or pronuclei — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Human-animal hybrid licenses minorityno Rebel
6 Mar 2008Stopped being Leader's Parliamentary Private Secretary, Cross-Portfolio and Non-Portfolio Responsibilities
Commons6 Feb 2008Deferred Division — Local government minorityunknown Unknown
Commons9 Jan 2008Protection of freedom of expression (sexual orientation) minorityno Rebel
20 Dec 2007Became Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs),
20 Dec 2007Stopped being Shadow Minister (Home Affairs),
Commons11 Dec 2007Justice — European Affairs bothunknown Unknown
12 Jul 2007Stopped being Member, Environmental Audit Committee
Commons5 Jun 2007Bill Presented — Termination of Pregnancy (Counselling and Miscellaneous Provisions) minorityno Rebel
1 Apr 2007Became Shadow Minister (Home Affairs),
Commons19 Mar 2007Equality Act (Sexual Orientation) Regulations minorityaye Rebel
Commons31 Oct 2006Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs — Termination of Pregnancy minorityno Rebel
Commons5 Jul 2006Deferred Divisions — adjournment (summer) Majorityno Rebel
22 May 2006Became Member, Environmental Audit Committee
22 May 2006Stopped being Member, Education & Skills Committee
21 Mar 2006Became Leader's Parliamentary Private Secretary, Cross-Portfolio and Non-Portfolio Responsibilities
5 Mar 2006Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Children, Schools and Families),
Commons8 Feb 2006Support for Members Who Have Chosen Not to Take Their Seats minorityaye Rebel
12 Jul 2005Became Member, Education & Skills Committee
10 May 2005Became Shadow Spokesperson (Children, Schools and Families),

Policy Comparisons

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

70% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
55% Academy Schools - for
50% Action to prevent domestic violence
20% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
5% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
69% Apprenticeships
50% Assisted Dying
1% Asylum System - More strict
25% Balance the Budget Without Borrowing
17% Bankers' Bonus Tax
75% Brexit veto for Scotland, Wales and NI
8% Business and community control of schools: For
80% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
32% Closed Material Proceedure
74% Coalition Programme for Government - For
3% Control Orders
50% Crossrail - In favour
50% Cull Badgers
50% Decamp from Palace of Westminister During Works
20% Delegate more powers to government ministers
50% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
77% Do more to help refugees inclding children
80% Employee Shareholder Status
31% Encourage and incentivise saving
50% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
33% Energy Prices - More Affordable
50% English Votes on English Laws etc.
84% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
76% European Union - For
62% Excess Bedroom Benefit Reduction - Social Tenants
71% Fixed Term Parliaments
87% For the UK to Remain a Member of the EU
91% Fully Elected House of Lords
47% Further devolution to Scotland
52% Further devolution to Wales
29% Gambling - Against permissiveness
79% GP Commissioning in the NHS
98% Higher Pay for Public Sector Workers
73% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
68% Higher taxes on banks
50% Higher taxes on sugary drinks
50% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
73% Homosexuality - Equal rights
79% HS2 - In Favour
55% Human Rights and Equality
0% Identity cards - For introduction
0% In Favour of Mass Surveillance
42% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
83% Incentivise membership of press regulator
76% Increase Air Passenger Duty
52% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
86% Increase VAT
75% Inheritance Tax
87% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
11% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
8% Labour's Terrorism laws - For
29% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
100% Localise Council Tax Support
61% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
20% Make High Earners Pay Market Rent for Council Home
13% Mansion Tax
44% Mass Retention of Communications Data
50% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
50% Member trustees on pension boards
50% Merge Police and Fire under Police & Crime Cmmr
100% Military Action against Daesh / ISIL
16% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
17% Minumum Wage
100% More Emergency Service Workers
43% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
43% More powers for local councils
100% MPs decide if to approve a withdrawal agreeement
38% No detention without charge or trial
7% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
2% Nuclear power - For
74% Openness and Transparency - In Favour
58% Pension auto-enrolment - For
10% Phase out of Tenancies for Life
77% Police and Crime Commissioners
2% Post office - in favour of Government policy
98% Post office closures - against
50% Privatise Royal Mail
83% Promote Occupational Pensions
58% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
53% Public Ownership of Railways
0% Rail Fares - Lower
0% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
22% Reduce capital gains tax
56% Reduce central funding for local government
48% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
63% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
44% Reducing the number of MPs - for
100% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
54% Referendum on UK's EU membership -For -Pre 2016
79% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
71% Register of Lobbyists
25% Regulate letting agent fees
50% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
99% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
50% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
95% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
73% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
75% Retain funds from council house sales locally
81% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
73% Right for EU Citizens in the UK to Stay
42% Right to strike
82% Role of MPs in the House of Commons - Strengthen
90% Same Sex Marriage - for
51% Schools - Greater Autonomy
2% Sell England's Public Forests
82% Smoking ban - In favour
32% State control of bus services
72% Stop climate change
17% Stronger Military Covenant
36% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
50% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
50% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
13% Tougher on illegal immigration
27% Trade Union Regulation
84% Transparency of Parliament
29% Trident replacement - In favour
0% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
2% University Tuition Fees - For
86% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
83% Voting age - Reduce to 16
100% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
30% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

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