Voting Record — Bill Esterson MP, Sefton Central (24905)

Bill Esterson is currently Shadow Minister (International Trade), and Shadow Minister (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy),

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 Lab 0 votes out of 211, 0.0% 211 votes out of 274, 77.0% 0 times
8 May 2015 3 May 2017 Lab 1 vote out of 316, 0.3% 316 votes out of 467, 67.7% 0 times
6 May 2010 30 Mar 2015 Lab 4 votes out of 862, 0.5% 862 votes out of 1239, 69.6% 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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HouseDateSubjectBill EstersonLab VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller
HouseDateSubjectBill EstersonLab VoteRôle
Commons8 Feb 2017Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (CETA) Between the European Union and Canada minorityaye Rebel
18 Oct 2016Became Shadow Minister (International Trade),
1 Jul 2016Became Shadow Minister (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy),
30 Jun 2016Stopped being Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills),
26 Oct 2015Stopped being Member, Treasury Committee
18 Sep 2015Became Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills),
8 Jul 2015Became Member, Treasury Committee
HouseDateSubjectBill EstersonLab VoteRôle
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Member, Education Committee
25 Feb 2013Stopped being Member, Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee
Commons19 Dec 2012Charities Act 2011 (Amendment) Bill — Presumption of Charitable Status for Religious Institutions minorityaye Rebel
26 Mar 2012Stopped being Member, Draft House of Lords Reform Bill (Joint Committee)
Commons12 Mar 2012Backbench Business Committee — Election of Members and Chair — Operation of Committee minorityaye Rebel
Commons12 Mar 2012Election of Backbench Business Committee by Parties Majorityaye Rebel
7 Nov 2011Became Member, Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee
27 Jun 2011Stopped being Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee
23 Jun 2011Became Member, Draft House of Lords Reform Bill (Joint Committee)
Commons15 Mar 2011Scotland Bill — New Clause 19 — Devolution of Powers Relating to Food Labelling and Content Majorityaye Rebel
2 Nov 2010Became Member, Education Committee
Commons26 Jul 2010Academies Bill — Referendum of Parents If Governor Objects to Application for Academy Status -rejected tellayeaye Teller
12 Jul 2010Became Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs 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.

0% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
50% Action to prevent domestic violence
92% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
0% Assisted Dying
16% Asylum System - More strict
25% Balance the Budget Without Borrowing
0% Business and community control of schools: For
20% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
32% Closed Material Proceedure
0% Cull Badgers
0% Employee Shareholder Status
15% Encourage and incentivise saving
0% English Votes on English Laws etc.
11% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
69% European Union - For
4% Excess Bedroom Benefit Reduction - Social Tenants
0% Extend Right to Buy to Housing Associations
29% Fixed Term Parliaments
43% For the UK to Remain a Member of the EU
99% Fully Elected House of Lords
73% Further devolution to Northern Ireland
56% Further devolution to Scotland
65% Further devolution to Wales
7% GP Commissioning in the NHS
24% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
58% Higher taxes on banks
25% Higher taxes on sugary drinks
62% Homosexuality - Equal rights
57% HS2 - In Favour
78% Human Rights and Equality
67% In Favour of Mass Surveillance
75% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
100% Incentivise membership of press regulator
21% Increase Air Passenger Duty
10% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
0% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
100% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
50% Labour's Terrorism laws - For
45% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
100% Mansion Tax
33% Military Action against Daesh / ISIL
100% More Emergency Service Workers
90% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
70% More powers for local councils
50% No detention without charge or trial
53% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
69% Public Ownership of Railways
21% Reduce capital gains tax
9% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
13% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
5% Reducing the number of MPs - for
2% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
50% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
38% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
99% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
88% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
4% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
10% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
100% Retain funds from council house sales locally
58% Right to strike
60% Same Sex Marriage - for
0% Schools - Greater Autonomy
0% Sell England's Public Forests
20% Shift Powers from MPs in the Commons to Ministers
88% Smoking ban - In favour
99% State control of bus services
78% Stop climate change
6% Tougher on illegal immigration
5% Trade Union Regulation
0% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
0% University Tuition Fees - For
50% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
90% Voting age - Reduce to 16

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