Voting Record — Eric Pickles MP, Brentwood and Ongar (10477)

Eric Pickles

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

ConstituencyFromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
House of Lords 18 Jun 2018 still in office Con 4 votes out of 482, 0.8% 482 votes out of 724, 66.6% 0 times
Brentwood and Ongar 8 May 2015 3 May 2017 Con 0 votes out of 351, 0.0% 351 votes out of 467, 75.2% 0 times
Brentwood and Ongar 6 May 2010 30 Mar 2015 Con 5 votes out of 864, 0.6% 864 votes out of 1239, 69.7% 0 times
Brentwood and Ongar 5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Con 3 votes out of 671, 0.4% 671 votes out of 1288, 52.1% 0 times
Brentwood and Ongar 7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Con 4 votes out of 720, 0.6% 720 votes out of 1246, 57.8% 0 times
Brentwood and Ongar 1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Con 1 vote out of 745, 0.1% 745 votes out of 1273, 58.5% 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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HouseDateSubjectLord PicklesCon VoteRôle
28 Apr 2022Stopped being Member, COVID-19 Committee
Lords13 Jul 2021Procedure and Privileges - Motion to Agree — Amendment to the Motion minorityno Rebel
Lords23 Feb 2021Trade Bill - Commons Reasons and Amendments — Motion B1 (as an amendment to Motion B) Majorityno Rebel
Lords2 Feb 2021Trade Bill - Commons Amendments — Motion C1 (as an amendment to Motion C) Majorityno Rebel
Lords7 Dec 2020Trade Bill - Report (1st Day) — Amendment 9 Majorityno Rebel
11 Jun 2020Became Member, COVID-19 Committee
HouseDateSubjectEric PicklesCon VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller
8 May 2015Stopped being The Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government,
HouseDateSubjectEric PicklesCon VoteRôle
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Minister for Faith,
6 Aug 2014Became Minister for Faith,
Commons21 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — Third Reading Majorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — New Clause 8 — Domestic protection for persons Majorityaye 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
12 May 2010Became The Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government,
6 May 2010Stopped being Party Chair, Conservative Party,
HouseDateSubjectEric PicklesCon VoteRôle
19 Jan 2009Became Party Chair, Conservative Party,
19 Jan 2009Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government,
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Change abortion limit from 24 weeks to 16 weeks — rejected minorityno Rebel
3 Jul 2007Became Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government,
3 Jul 2007Stopped being Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government),
3 Jul 2007Stopped being Deputy Chair, Conservative Party,
Commons27 Mar 2007Royal Assent — Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation bothno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 7 (100 per Cent. Elected) Majorityno Rebel
Commons1 Nov 2006Legislative Process (Notice for Amendments in Public Bill Committee) Majorityno Rebel
10 May 2005Became Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government),
10 May 2005Became Deputy Chair, Conservative Party,
10 May 2005Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government,
HouseDateSubjectEric PicklesCon VoteRôle
Commons24 Jan 2005Gambling Bill — Third Reading Majorityno Rebel
Commons3 Nov 2004Members' Allowances Majorityaye Rebel
1 Nov 2003Became Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government,
1 Nov 2003Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government,
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 4 (80 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 2 (100 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
1 Jun 2002Stopped being Shadow Minister (Transport),
3 May 2002Became Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government,
1 Jun 2001Became Shadow Minister (Transport),
1 Jun 2001Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Work and Pensions),
HouseDateSubjectEric PicklesCon VoteRôle
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno Rebel
30 Nov 1998Stopped being Member, Environment, Transport & Regional Affairs Committee
1 Jun 1998Became Shadow Spokesperson (Work and Pensions),
14 Jul 1997Became Member, Environment, Transport & Regional Affairs Committee
1 May 1997Stopped being Vice-Chair, Conservative Party,
21 Mar 1997Stopped being Member, Transport Committee
27 Nov 1995Became Member, Transport Committee
1 Jul 1993Became Vice-Chair, Conservative Party,

Policy Comparisons

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

91% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
94% Academy Schools - for
50% Action to prevent domestic violence and abuse
0% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
64% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
50% Apprenticeships
0% Assisted Dying
61% Asylum System - More strict
100% Balance the Budget Without Borrowing
16% Ban fox hunting
8% Bankers' Bonus Tax
0% Brexit veto for Scotland, Wales and NI
75% Business and community control of schools: For
100% Cap or Reduce Public Sector Redundancy Payments
100% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
92% Closed Material Proceedure
86% Coalition Programme for Government - For
1% Control Orders
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
8% Crossrail - In favour
50% Cull Badgers
24% Delegate more powers to government ministers
100% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
100% Deprivation of Citizenship - Easier to Do
42% Do more to help refugees inclding children
14% Easier access to abortion
100% Employee Shareholder Status
100% Encourage and incentivise saving
100% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
6% Energy Prices - More Affordable
100% English Votes on English Laws etc.
100% Environmental water quality
95% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
38% European Union Integration - For
96% Excess Bedroom Benefit Reduction - Social Tenants
50% Extend Right to Buy to Housing Associations
87% Fixed Term Parliaments
17% For the UK to Remain a Member of the EU
10% Foundation hospitals - In favour
16% Fox hunting - Ban
79% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
55% Fully Elected House of Lords
16% Further devolution to Scotland
18% Further devolution to Wales
43% Gambling - Against permissiveness
100% GP Commissioning in the NHS
25% Heathrow Third Runway - In Favour
0% Higher Benefits for Ill and Disabled
89% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
60% Higher taxes on banks
100% Higher taxes on sugary drinks
100% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
49% Homosexuality - Equal rights
92% HS2 - In Favour
37% Human Rights and Equality
16% Identity cards - For introduction
50% In Favour of Mass Surveillance
40% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
33% Incentivise membership of press regulator
89% Increase Air Passenger Duty
98% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
58% Increase the state pension age
77% Increase VAT
17% Inheritance Tax
99% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
84% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
0% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
18% Labour's Terrorism laws - For
0% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
100% Localise Council Tax Support
60% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
60% Make High Earners Pay Market Rent for Council Home
50% Make it easier to trigger a new election for an MP
0% Mansion Tax
72% Mass Retention of Communications Data
71% 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
29% Minimum Wage
16% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
0% More funds for social care
34% More powers for local councils
39% No detention without charge or trial
0% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
57% Nuclear power - For
51% Openness and Transparency - In Favour
17% Pension auto-enrolment - For
50% Phase out of Tenancies for Life
100% Police and Crime Commissioners
3% Post office - in favour of Government policy
97% Post office closures - against
0% Preserve Environmental Protection on EU Withdrawal
25% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
82% Privatise Royal Mail
47% Promote Occupational Pensions
33% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
46% Protesting near Parliament - Restrict
31% Public Ownership of Railways
0% Rail Fares - Lower
50% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
93% Reduce capital gains tax
100% Reduce central funding for local government
50% Reduce max amount people may be charged for care
96% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
92% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
89% Reducing the number of MPs - for
100% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
70% Referendum on UK's EU membership -For -Pre 2016
79% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
71% Register of Lobbyists
1% Regulate letting agent fees
50% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
23% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
100% Replace Higher Education Grants with Loans
25% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
100% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
73% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
0% Retain funds from council house sales locally
100% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
15% Right for EU Citizens in the UK to Stay
42% Right to strike
63% Role of MPs in the House of Commons - Strengthen
100% Same Sex Marriage - for
92% Schools - Greater Autonomy
100% Sell England's Public Forests
58% Smoking ban - In favour
9% State control of bus services
38% Stop climate change
1% Support current and former armed service members
52% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
0% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
98% Termination of pregnancy - against
100% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
100% Tougher on illegal immigration
90% Trade Unions - Restrict
50% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
50% Transparency of Parliament
93% Trident replacement - In favour
100% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
92% University education fees - Should be free
41% University Tuition Fees - For
95% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
25% Voting age - Reduce to 16
17% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
0% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices
25% Woman's pension age increase - slow transition

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