Voting Record — Brooks Newmark MP, Braintree (11443)

Brooks Newmark

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

FromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
6 May 2010 30 Mar 2015 Con 6 votes out of 989, 0.6% 989 votes out of 1239, 79.8% 15 times
5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Con 10 votes out of 864, 1.2% 864 votes out of 1288, 67.1% 40 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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HouseDateSubjectBrooks NewmarkCon VoteRôle
Commons24 Nov 2014Recall of MPs Bill — Clause 1 — If Conviction of MP for Misconduct in Public Office Should Trigger New Election minorityno Rebel
27 Sep 2014Stopped being The Parliamentary Secretary, Cabinet Office,
12 Sep 2014Stopped being Member, Treasury Committee
15 Jul 2014Became The Parliamentary Secretary, Cabinet Office,
Commons21 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — Third Reading Majorityno 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
5 Nov 2012Became Member, Treasury Committee
6 Sep 2012Stopped being The Lord Commissioner of Her Majesty's Treasury,
Commons12 Jul 2012Draft European Union Budget tellnono Teller
Commons11 Jul 2012House of Commons Sitting Start Time on Tuesdays tellayeaye Teller
Commons10 Jul 2012House of Lords Reform Bill — Second Reading tellayeaye Teller
Commons5 Jul 2012Opposition Day — Public Inquiry Into Professional Standards in the Banking Industry — Libor tellnono Teller
Commons17 May 2012Queen's Speech — Note of Thanks tellayeaye Teller
Commons17 May 2012Queens' Speech — Tax on Bank Bonuses — Jobs Guarantee — VAT Reduction — Make Investment Sooner tellnono Teller
Commons23 Apr 2012Financial Services Bill — Programme tellayeaye Teller
Commons19 Mar 2012Protection of Freedoms Bill — Stalking tellnono Teller
Commons23 Feb 2012Business of the House — Sittings of the House (20 and 23 March) tellnono Teller
Commons23 Feb 2012Business of the House — Hold Westminister Hall Debate Session in Lieu of One Cancelled for Visit by Monarch tellnono Teller
Commons19 Jan 2012New Standing Order — Consideration of Orders to Abolish, Merge or Modify Public Bodies tellayeaye Teller
Commons31 Oct 2011Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill — Programme Amendment tellayeaye Teller
Commons7 Sep 2011Health and Social Care Bill 2011 — Independent Abortion Advice minorityno Rebel
Commons4 May 2011Finance Bill — Clause 10 — Report on Capital Allowance Changes tellnono Teller
Commons10 Nov 2010European Union Economic Governance tellayeaye Teller
Commons27 Oct 2010Postal Services Bill — Second Reading tellayeaye Teller
12 May 2010Became The Lord Commissioner of Her Majesty's Treasury,
6 May 2010Stopped being Opposition Whip (Commons),
HouseDateSubjectBrooks NewmarkCon VoteRôle
Commons30 Mar 2010Amendment of the Law — 19. Landline duty tellnono Teller
Commons30 Mar 2010Budget Resolutions — 8. Alcoholic liquor duties (rates) tellnono Teller
Commons30 Mar 2010Amendment of the Law — 4. Corporation tax (small profits rates and fractions for financial year 2010) tellnono Teller
Commons30 Mar 2010Amendment of the Law — 3. corporation tax (charge and main rates for financial year 2011) tellnono Teller
Commons23 Mar 2010Delegated Legislation — Local Government tellnono Teller
Commons8 Mar 2010Crime and Security Bill — New Clause 3 — Alcohol disorder zones tellayeaye Teller
Commons1 Feb 2010Constitutional Reform and Governance Bill (Ways and Means) (No. 2) — CONSTITUTIONAL REFORM AND GOVERNANCE BILL (PROGRAMME) (No. 5) tellnono Teller
Commons25 Jan 2010Financial Services Bill — New Clause 14 — Store cards and consumer credit agreements tellayeaye Teller
Commons25 Jan 2010Financial Services Bill — New Clause 14 — Store cards and consumer credit agreements tellayeaye Teller
Commons10 Jun 2009Gangmasters Licensing Act 2004 (Amendment) Bill — Geneva Conventions and United Nations Personnel (Protocols) Bill [ Lords] (Programme) (No. 2) tellnono Teller
Commons28 Apr 200913. Fuel Duties (Rates and Rebates from Spring 2009) tellnono Teller
Commons28 Apr 20099. Rates of Duty on Alcoholic Liquor tellnono Teller
Commons28 Apr 2009Corporation Tax (Small Companies' Rates and Fractions for Financial Year 2009) tellnono Teller
Commons28 Apr 2009Corporation Tax (Charge and Main Rates for Financial Year 2010) tellnono Teller
Commons3 Mar 2009Business of the House tellnono Teller
Commons16 Jul 2008Fuel Duty — Balance against oil prices — rejected tellayeaye Teller
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' salaries — £650 catch-up payment — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons4 Jun 2008Pensioner Poverty — Welcomes the policies of this Government tellnono Teller
Commons4 Jun 2008Pensioner Poverty — Redeem 1997 pledge — rejected tellayeaye Teller
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Testing for sibling tissue compatibility Majorityaye Rebel
Commons14 May 2008Vehicle Excise Duty — planned increases should be abandoned — rejected tellayeaye Teller
Commons28 Apr 2008Finance Bill — Clause 21 — Amusement Machine licence duty tellayeaye Teller
Commons28 Apr 2008Orders of the Day — Clause 6 — Rate etc tellnono Teller
Commons28 Apr 2008Orders of the Day — Clause 5 — Small companies' rates and fractions for financial year 2008 etc tellayeaye Teller
Commons14 Mar 2008Orders of the Day — Animals Act 1971 (Amendment) Bill tellayeaye Teller
Commons21 Feb 2008Banking (Special Provisions) Bill — No freedom of information tellnono Teller
Commons21 Feb 2008Banking (Special Provisions) Bill — Disagree to Lords amendments tellnono Teller
Commons20 Feb 2008Lisbon Treaty — Remove foreign policy role of the President of the European Council — rejected tellayeaye Teller
Commons20 Feb 2008Lisbon Treaty — Approves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty with regards to foreign affairs tellnono Teller
Commons20 Feb 2008Lisbon Treaty — Disapproves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty with regards to foreign affairs — rejected tellayeaye Teller
Commons18 Feb 2008Delegated Legislation — Local Government tellnono Teller
Commons30 Jan 2008Lisbon Treaty — Approves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty in relation to energy tellnono Teller
Commons30 Jan 2008Lisbon Treaty — Disapproves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty in relation to energy — rejected tellayeaye Teller
Commons17 Jan 2008Orders of the Day — Clause 1 — Powers of Secretary of State tellayeaye Teller
Commons13 Dec 2007Orders of the Day — Clause 23 — Overriding duty of Office of Rail Regulation before Crossrail operational tellayeaye Teller
Commons13 Dec 2007Orders of the Day — New Clause 1 — Financial provisions (disclosure of information) tellayeaye Teller
Commons12 Dec 2007Northern Rock tellnono Teller
Commons29 Nov 2007European Union — Asylum policy should remain under control of the British government — rejected tellayeaye Teller
17 Jul 2007Stopped being Member, Treasury Committee
Commons12 Jul 2007Orders of the Day — Clause 19 — power to award foundation degrees tellayeaye Teller
Commons12 Jul 2007Orders of the Day — Clause 19 — power to award foundation degrees tellayeaye Teller
Commons12 Jul 2007Orders of the Day — Clause 17 — Intervention: England tellayeaye Teller
3 Jul 2007Became Opposition Whip (Commons),
2 Jul 2007Stopped being Member, Science and Technology Committee (Commons)
Commons15 Jun 2007Prayers minorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 6 (80 per Cent. Elected) Majorityno Rebel
Commons23 Feb 2007The First Deputy Chairman of Ways and Means took the Chair as Deputy Speaker, pursuant to the Standing Order. tellayeno Rebel Teller
Commons1 Nov 2006Short Speeches minorityaye Rebel
Commons1 Nov 2006September Sittings minorityno Rebel
Commons29 Mar 2006Identity Cards Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Feb 2006Health Bill — Schedule 8 — Minor and consequential amendments minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Feb 2006Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — consideration Majorityno Rebel
16 Jan 2006Became Member, Treasury Committee
17 Jul 2005Became Member, Science and Technology Committee (Commons)

Policy Comparisons

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

79% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
100% Academy Schools - for
8% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
50% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
67% Apprenticeships
50% Asylum System - More strict
15% Bankers' Bonus Tax
100% Business and community control of schools: For
100% Cap or Reduce Public Sector Redundancy Payments
100% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
100% Closed Material Proceedure
91% Coalition Programme for Government - For
81% Control Orders
50% Crossrail - In favour
75% Cull Badgers
12% Delegate more powers to government ministers
100% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
100% Employee Shareholder Status
100% Encourage and incentivise saving
100% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
11% Energy Prices - More Affordable
100% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
48% European Union Integration - For
88% Excess Bedroom Benefit Reduction - Social Tenants
83% Fixed Term Parliaments
63% Fully Elected House of Lords
20% Further devolution to Scotland
15% Further devolution to Wales
29% Gambling - Against permissiveness
93% GP Commissioning in the NHS
81% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
86% Higher taxes on banks
50% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
77% Homosexuality - Equal rights
100% HS2 - In Favour
32% Human Rights and Equality
0% Identity cards - For introduction
40% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
100% Incentivise membership of press regulator
100% Increase Air Passenger Duty
100% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
86% Increase VAT
100% Inheritance Tax
95% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
6% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
33% Labour's Terrorism laws - For
7% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
88% Localise Council Tax Support
70% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
52% Make it easier to trigger a new election for an MP
13% Mansion Tax
73% Mass Retention of Communications Data
88% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
100% Military Action against Daesh / ISIL
1% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
25% Minumum Wage
14% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
36% More powers for local councils
38% No detention without charge or trial
0% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
58% Nuclear power - For
40% Openness and Transparency - In Favour
58% Pension auto-enrolment - For
92% Police and Crime Commissioners
0% Post office - in favour of Government policy
100% Post office closures - against
0% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
100% Privatise Royal Mail
84% Promote Occupational Pensions
13% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
50% Public Ownership of Railways
0% Rail Fares - Lower
58% Reduce capital gains tax
100% Reduce central funding for local government
92% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
91% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
93% Reducing the number of MPs - for
100% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
40% Referendum on UK's EU membership -For -Pre 2016
100% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
71% Register of Lobbyists
16% Regulate letting agent fees
33% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
75% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
0% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
100% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
90% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
88% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
42% Right to strike
88% Role of MPs in the House of Commons - Strengthen
100% Same Sex Marriage - for
100% Schools - Greater Autonomy
50% Sell England's Public Forests
57% Smoking ban - In favour
50% State control of bus services
61% Stop climate change
6% Stronger Military Covenant
56% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
88% Termination of pregnancy - against
67% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
92% Trade Union Regulation
26% Transparency of Parliament
100% Trident replacement - In favour
100% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
100% University Tuition Fees - For
94% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
0% Voting age - Reduce to 16
100% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
0% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices
0% Woman's pension age increase - slow transition

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