Voting Record — Ben Wallace MP, Lancaster and Wyre (11668)

Ben Wallace

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

ConstituencyFromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
Wyre and Preston North 13 Dec 2019 30 May 2024 Con 0 votes out of 338, 0.0% 338 votes out of 1069, 31.6% 0 times
Wyre and Preston North 9 Jun 2017 6 Nov 2019 Con 3 votes out of 396, 0.8% 396 votes out of 463, 85.5% 0 times
Wyre and Preston North 8 May 2015 3 May 2017 Con 0 votes out of 342, 0.0% 342 votes out of 467, 73.2% 0 times
Wyre and Preston North 6 May 2010 30 Mar 2015 Con 12 votes out of 938, 1.3% 938 votes out of 1239, 75.7% 29 times
Lancaster and Wyre 5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Con 14 votes out of 815, 1.7% 815 votes out of 1288, 63.3% 0 times
North East Scotland 6 May 1999 31 Mar 2003 Con 16 votes out of 879, 1.8% 879 votes out of 1287, 68.3% n/a

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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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HouseDateSubjectBen WallaceCon VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller
31 Aug 2023Stopped being The Secretary of State for Defence,
HouseDateSubjectBen WallaceCon VoteRôle
24 Jul 2019Became The Secretary of State for Defence,
24 Jul 2019Stopped being Minister of State (Home Office) (Security),
Commons27 Mar 2019EU Withdrawal and Future Relationship Votes — Motion (O) — Seeking Preferential Trade Arrangements To Apply In Absense of Withdrawal Agreement Majorityaye Rebel
Commons27 Mar 2019EU Withdrawal and Future Relationship Votes — Motion (H) — Retain Relatively Free Movement of People and Goods via European Free Trade Association Membership — No Customs Union with EU minorityno Rebel
Commons23 Jan 2018Appointment of Professor Sir Ian Kennedy as Electoral Commissioner minorityno Rebel
HouseDateSubjectBen WallaceCon VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller
17 Jul 2016Became Minister of State (Home Office) (Security),
17 Jul 2016Stopped being Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Northern Ireland Office),
8 May 2015Became Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Northern Ireland Office),
8 May 2015Stopped being Assistant Whip (HM Treasury),
HouseDateSubjectBen WallaceCon VoteRôle
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Member, Administration Committee
Commons23 Mar 2015Corporation Tax 2016-17 tellayeaye Teller
Commons23 Mar 2015March 2015 Budget tellayeaye Teller
Commons11 Mar 2015Standardised Packaging of Tobacco Products Regulations 2015 minorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Mar 2015Consumer Rights Bill — Ticket Reselling tellayeaye Teller
Commons6 Mar 2015House of Lords (Expulsion and Suspension) Bill — Clause 1 — Expulsion and suspension of Members of the House of Lords tellnono Teller
Commons6 Mar 2015Motion to Sit in Private tellnono Teller
Commons23 Feb 2015Serious Crime Bill — Clause 70 — Female Genital Mutilation Protection Orders — Threshold tellnono Teller
Commons23 Feb 2015Serious Crime Bill — New Clause 17 — Offence of Failing to Report Harm to a Child tellnono Teller
Commons23 Feb 2015Serious Crime Bill — New Clause 2 — Official Secrets Act 1989 — Defence of Disclosure to Historic Child Abuse Inquiry tellnono Teller
Commons10 Feb 2015Local Government Finance Report 2015-16 — Level of Revenue Support Grant tellayeaye Teller
Commons10 Feb 2015Police Grant Report (England and Wales) for 2015-16 — Level of Central Government Funding for Policing tellayeaye Teller
Commons3 Feb 2015Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Mitochondrial Donation) Regulations 2015 minorityaye Rebel
Commons20 Jan 2015Opposition Day — Trident Nuclear Weapons System Renewal tellnono Teller
Commons13 Jan 2015Criminal Justice and Courts Bill — Clauses 65 and 66 — Judicial Review Application — Requirement to Provide Financial Information tellayeaye Teller
Commons13 Jan 2015Charter for Budget Responsibility: Autumn Statement 2014 Update tellayeaye Teller
Commons6 Jan 2015Counter-Terrorism and Security Bill — Schedule 1 — Seizure of Travel Documents from Terror Suspects — Opportunity to Appeal to Court tellnono Teller
Commons6 Jan 2015Counter-Terrorism and Security Bill — Clause 1 — Seizure of Passports etc from Terror Suspects — Law to Expire Unless Renewed tellnono Teller
Commons6 Jan 2015Counter-Terrorism and Security Bill — New Clause 3 — Role of Courts in Banning Terrorism Suspects from Returning to the UK tellnono Teller
Commons16 Dec 2014Counter-Terrorism and Security Bill — New Clause 12 — Review of International Best Practice Around Deradicalisation tellnono Teller
Commons16 Dec 2014Counter-Terrorism and Security Bill — Clause 21 — Duty to Combat and Reject Messages of Extremism tellnono Teller
1 Dec 2014Became Member, Administration Committee
Commons28 Nov 2014Motion to Sit in Private tellnono Teller
Commons18 Nov 2014Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill — Clause 37 — Public Sector Procurement — Training — Small Organisations — Buying Local tellnono Teller
Commons18 Nov 2014Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill — Clause 64 — Pub Franchisees — Market Rent Option tellnono Teller
Commons18 Nov 2014Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill — New Clause 2 — Pubs Code: Market Rent Only Option for Tenants of Large Pub-Owning Businesses tellnono Teller
Commons4 Nov 2014Modern Slavery Bill — New Clause 22 — Prostitution and sexual exploitation tellnono Teller
Commons4 Nov 2014Modern Slavery Bill — New Clause 4 — Offence of exploitation tellnono Teller
Commons4 Nov 2014Modern Slavery Bill — New Clause 3 — Offence of child exploitation tellnono Teller
Commons28 Oct 2014Opposition Day — Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Welfare Reform (Disabled People) tellnono Teller
Commons17 Oct 2014European Union (Referendum) Bill tellnoaye Rebel Teller
Commons12 Sep 2014Motion for the House of Commons to Sit in Private tellnono Teller
Commons9 Sep 2014Clinical Commissioning Groups — Ability to Carry Out Commissioning Jointly With Other Clinical Commissioning Groups and NHS England tellayeaye Teller
15 Jul 2014Became Assistant Whip (HM Treasury),
Commons5 Mar 2014Make Same Sex Marriage Available to Armed Forces Personnel Outside the United Kingdom minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Mar 2014Amendments to Acts of Parliament in Light of the Introduction of Same Sex Marriage in Parts of the UK minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Mar 2014Changes to Laws on Consular Marriage Following Introduction of Same Sex Marriages in Parts of the UK minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Mar 2014Registration of Armed Forces Chapels for Same Sex Marriages minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Mar 2014Proceedures for Consenting to Registration of Shared Places of Worship for Same Sex Marriage minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Mar 2014Same Sex Marriage — Enabling Courts to Deal with Divorce or Annulment Proceedings minorityaye Rebel
Commons20 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — New Clause 10 — Civil Partnerships for All Couples minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — New Clause 16 — Review Civil Partnerships Following Introduction of Same-Sex Marriage minorityaye Rebel
Commons7 Sep 2011Health and Social Care Bill 2011 — Independent Abortion Advice minorityno Rebel
6 May 2010Stopped being Member, Scottish Affairs Committee
6 May 2010Stopped being Shadow Minister (Scotland),
HouseDateSubjectBen WallaceCon VoteRôle
Commons6 Jan 2010Video Recordings Bill (Allocation of Time) — Sittings of the House Majorityaye Rebel
Commons2 Mar 2009Political Parties and Elections Bill — Candidate for MP becoming own election agent does not disclose home address minorityaye Rebel
Commons2 Mar 2009Political Parties and Elections Bill — Home address form must be correct minorityaye Rebel
Commons2 Mar 2009Political Parties and Elections Bill — Parliamentary candidates can keep their home addresses secret minorityaye Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [Lords] Majorityaye Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Testing for sibling tissue compatibility Majorityaye Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Testing for gender-related illness Majorityaye Rebel
6 Jul 2007Became Shadow Minister (Scotland),
Commons5 Jun 2007Bill Presented — Termination of Pregnancy (Counselling and Miscellaneous Provisions) Majorityaye Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons1 Nov 2006Short Speeches minorityaye Rebel
Commons1 Nov 2006Legislative Process (Notice for Amendments in Public Bill Committee) Majorityno Rebel
Commons31 Oct 2006Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs — Termination of Pregnancy Majorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Mar 2006Animal Welfare Bill — New Clause "8" — Docking of dogs' tails minorityaye Rebel
Commons15 Dec 2005National Insurance Contributions Bill — Clause 1 — Earnings: Power to Make Provision in Consequence of Retrospective Tax Legislation: Great Britain bothaye Rebel
Commons19 Jul 2005Crossrail Bill minorityaye Rebel
12 Jul 2005Became Member, Scottish Affairs Committee
HouseDateSubjectBen WallaceCon VoteRôle
Scotland26 Feb 2003[S1M-3944.1 (Amendment)] Decision Time Majorityno Rebel
Scotland6 Feb 2003[S1M-3856] Decision Time minorityabstention Rebel
Scotland23 Jan 2003Land Reform (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3 — Section 71 — Criteria for consent by Ministers Majorityaye Rebel
Scotland23 Jan 2003Land Reform (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3 — Section 12 — Byelaws in relation to land over which access rights are exercisable abstentionno Rebel
Scotland23 Jan 2003Land Reform (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3 — Section 12 — Byelaws in relation to land over which access rights are exercisable minorityno Rebel
Scotland28 Nov 2002[S1M-3656] Junior Minister minorityabstention Rebel
Scotland27 Nov 2002[S1M-3643] Business Motion minorityabstention Rebel
Scotland31 Oct 2002[S1M-3511.2 (Amendment)] Decision Time minorityaye Rebel
Scotland30 Jan 2002[S1M-2353] Decision Time minorityabstention Rebel
Scotland13 Sep 2001[S1M-2202] Decision Time Majorityno Rebel
Scotland30 May 2001Convention Rights (Compliance) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3 — Section 12 — Remedial orders minorityno Rebel
Scotland25 Oct 2000[S1M-1271.2 (Amendment)] Decision Time Majorityaye Rebel
Scotland12 Jan 2000[S1M-406.1 (Amendment)] Decision Time minorityno Rebel
Scotland30 Sep 1999[S1M-172] Decision Time minorityabstention Rebel
Scotland15 Sep 1999[S1M-147.1 (Amendment)] Decision Time minorityabstention Rebel
Scotland19 May 1999[S1M-4.3 (Amendment)] Ministers minorityabstention Rebel

Policy Comparisons

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

56% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
100% Academy Schools - for
13% Action to prevent domestic violence and abuse
69% Action to Reduce Spread of COVID-19
9% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
58% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
53% Apprenticeships
0% Assisted Dying
62% Asylum System - More strict
75% Authorised Criminal Conduct by Undercover Sources
84% Balance the Budget Without Borrowing
19% Bankers' Bonus Tax
0% Brexit veto for Scotland, Wales and NI
100% Business and community control of schools: For
92% Cap or Reduce Public Sector Redundancy Payments
100% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
100% Closed Material Proceedure
82% Coalition Programme for Government - For
81% Control Orders
0% Crossrail - In favour
88% Cull Badgers
50% Decamp from Palace of Westminister During Works
78% Delegate more powers to government ministers
100% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
71% Deprivation of Citizenship - Easier to Do
45% Do more to help refugees inclding children
39% Easier access to abortion
90% Employee Shareholder Status
56% Employment rights
85% Encourage and incentivise saving
100% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
28% Energy Prices - More Affordable
100% English Votes on English Laws etc.
50% Environmental water quality
89% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
29% European Union Integration - For
96% Excess Bedroom Benefit Reduction - Social Tenants
81% Extend Right to Buy to Housing Associations
36% Fire Safety
63% Fixed Term Parliaments
8% For the UK to Remain a Member of the EU
72% Free Market Within United Kingdom
25% Fully Elected House of Lords
24% Further devolution to Northern Ireland
20% Further devolution to Scotland
25% Further devolution to Wales
34% Gambling - Against permissiveness
100% GP Commissioning in the NHS
50% Heathrow Third Runway - In Favour
12% Higher Benefits for Ill and Disabled
0% Higher Pay for Public Sector Workers
87% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
44% Higher taxes on banks
100% Higher taxes on sugary drinks
100% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
17% Homosexuality - Equal rights
89% HS2 - In Favour
32% Human Rights and Equality
5% Identity cards - For introduction
36% Imported Goods Must Equal UK Standards
100% In Favour of Mass Surveillance
25% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
33% Incentivise membership of press regulator
79% Increase Air Passenger Duty
79% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
71% Increase the state pension age
93% Increase VAT
8% Inheritance Tax
77% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
11% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
25% Labour's Terrorism laws - For
0% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
100% Localise Council Tax Support
53% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
70% Make High Earners Pay Market Rent for Council Home
50% Make it easier to trigger a new election for an MP
13% Mansion Tax
89% Mass Retention of Communications Data
55% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
0% Member trustees on pension boards
100% Merge Police and Fire under Police & Crime Cmmr
100% Military Action against Daesh / ISIL
15% Minimum Wage
1% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
0% More Emergency Service Workers
25% More funds for social care
36% More powers for local councils
12% More restrictive planning laws
0% MPs decide if to approve a withdrawal agreeement
38% No detention without charge or trial
0% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
53% Nuclear power - For
26% Openness and Transparency - In Favour
58% Pension auto-enrolment - For
70% Phase out of Tenancies for Life
100% Police and Crime Commissioners
6% Post office - in favour of Government policy
94% Post office closures - against
18% Preserve Environmental Protection on EU Withdrawal
0% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
100% Privatise Royal Mail
84% Promote Occupational Pensions
26% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
25% Protect tenants & leasholders from safety costs
77% Protesting near Parliament - Restrict
16% Public Ownership of Railways
24% Rail Fares - Lower
50% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
86% Reduce capital gains tax
80% Reduce central funding for local government
50% Reduce max amount people may be charged for care
88% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
100% Reduce taxes on domestic property transactions
88% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
71% Reducing the number of MPs - for
100% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
0% Referendum on any EU withdrawal arrangements
63% Referendum on UK's EU membership -For -Pre 2016
75% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
60% Register of Lobbyists
0% Regulate letting agent fees
38% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
50% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
100% Replace Higher Education Grants with Loans
38% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
63% Require voters to show photo ID before voting
78% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
87% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
25% Retain funds from council house sales locally
90% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
12% Right for EU Citizens in the UK to Stay
36% Right to strike
18% Role of MPs in the House of Commons - Strengthen
40% Same Sex Marriage - for
100% Schools - Greater Autonomy
100% Sell England's Public Forests
70% Smoking ban - In favour
1% State control of bus services
34% Stop climate change
35% Support current and former armed service members
49% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
0% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
54% Termination of pregnancy - against
100% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
72% Tougher on illegal immigration
88% Trade Unions - Restrict
50% Transparency of Parliament
93% Trident replacement - In favour
100% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
100% University Tuition Fees - For
96% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
21% Voting age - Reduce to 16
100% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
14% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices
21% Woman's pension age increase - slow transition

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