Voting Record — Edward Balls MP, Morley and Outwood (11740)

Edward Balls

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

ConstituencyFromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
Morley and Outwood 6 May 2010 30 Mar 2015 Lab 1 vote out of 778, 0.1% 778 votes out of 1239, 62.8% 0 times
Normanton 5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Lab 8 votes out of 1048, 0.8% 1048 votes out of 1288, 81.4% 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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HouseDateSubjectEdward BallsLab VoteRôle
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer,
Commons11 Feb 2015Offence of Failing to Prevent Smoking In an Enclosed Vehicle in the Presence of Someone Under 18 minorityaye Rebel
20 Jan 2011Became Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer,
20 Jan 2011Stopped being Shadow Home Secretary and Shadow Minister for Women and Equalities,
8 Oct 2010Became Shadow Home Secretary and Shadow Minister for Women and Equalities,
8 Oct 2010Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for Education,
12 May 2010Became Shadow Secretary of State for Education,
6 May 2010Stopped being Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families,
HouseDateSubjectEdward BallsLab VoteRôle
Commons4 Mar 2010Election of Committee Chairs minorityaye 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 — Parliamentary candidates can keep their home addresses secret minorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' allowances — External audits and no more furniture — rejected minorityaye Rebel
28 Jun 2007Became Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families,
28 Jun 2007Stopped being The Economic Secretary to the Treasury,
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 7 (100 per Cent. Elected) minorityaye Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 6 (80 per Cent. Elected) Majorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 5 (60 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 4 (50 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
5 May 2006Became The Economic Secretary to the Treasury,

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
6% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
8% Academy Schools - for
92% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
99% Asylum System - More strict
92% Bankers' Bonus Tax
80% Business and community control of schools: For
0% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
97% Control Orders
77% Delegate more powers to government ministers
50% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
0% Encourage and incentivise saving
0% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
0% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
16% Excess Bedroom Benefit Reduction - Social Tenants
73% Fully Elected House of Lords
50% Further devolution to Scotland
66% Gambling - Against permissiveness
7% GP Commissioning in the NHS
14% Higher taxes on banks
100% Homosexuality - Equal rights
70% HS2 - In Favour
56% Human Rights and Equality
14% Increase VAT
0% Inheritance Tax
100% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
50% Make it easier to trigger a new election for an MP
94% Minumum Wage
64% More powers for local councils
100% Post office - in favour of Government policy
0% Post office closures - against
56% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
100% Rail Fares - Lower
83% Reduce capital gains tax
25% Reduce central funding for local government
13% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
9% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
1% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
31% Referendum on UK's EU membership -For -Pre 2016
29% Register of Lobbyists
50% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
99% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
100% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
0% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
16% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
42% Right to strike
24% Schools - Greater Autonomy
0% Sell England's Public Forests
64% Smoking ban - In favour
100% State control of bus services
0% Termination of pregnancy - against
92% Trade Union Regulation
0% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
0% University Tuition Fees - For
0% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary

Possible Friends (more...)

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