Voting Record — Geoffrey Cox MP, Torridge and West Devon (11541)

Geoffrey Cox

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

FromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
13 Dec 2019 still in office Con 1 vote out of 297, 0.3% 297 votes out of 375, 79.2% 0 times
9 Jun 2017 6 Nov 2019 Con 2 votes out of 393, 0.5% 393 votes out of 463, 84.9% 0 times
8 May 2015 3 May 2017 Con 3 votes out of 351, 0.9% 351 votes out of 467, 75.2% 0 times
6 May 2010 30 Mar 2015 Con 13 votes out of 815, 1.6% 815 votes out of 1239, 65.8% 0 times
5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Con 3 votes out of 763, 0.4% 763 votes out of 1288, 59.2% 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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HouseDateSubjectGeoffrey CoxCon VoteRôle
Commons27 Apr 2021Delegated Legislation — Health and Personal Social Services minorityaye Rebel
13 Feb 2020Stopped being The Attorney-General,
HouseDateSubjectGeoffrey CoxCon VoteRôle
Commons14 Mar 2019UK Withdrawal from the European Union — Delay Withdrawal if MPs Agree Withdrawal Agreement Majorityno Rebel
Commons16 Jul 2018Temporary Standing Order — European Statutory Instruments Committee — Membership — At Least Seven Women and At Least Seven Men Majorityno Rebel
9 Jul 2018Became The Attorney-General,
HouseDateSubjectGeoffrey CoxCon VoteRôle
Commons25 Apr 2016Immigration Bill — Unaccompanied Refugee Children: Relocation and Support minorityaye Rebel
Commons7 Dec 2015Cities and Local Government Devolution Bill — Clause 2 — Devolution Conditional on Elected Mayor minorityno Rebel
28 Oct 2015Stopped being Member, Committee on Standards
9 Sep 2015Became Member, Committee on Standards
Commons7 Sep 2015European Union Referendum Bill — Government Influence in Referendum Campaign Majorityaye Rebel
HouseDateSubjectGeoffrey CoxCon VoteRôle
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Member, Committee on Standards: Standards Review Sub-Committee
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Member, Committee on Standards
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Member, Committee of Privileges
Commons6 Mar 2015Wind Farm Subsidies (Abolition) Bill — Second Reading minorityno Rebel
Commons13 Jan 2015Criminal Justice and Courts Bill — Clauses 64 and 65 — Judicial Review — Court Discretion to Waive Rules in Exceptional Cases minorityaye Rebel
Commons1 Dec 2014Criminal Justice and Courts Bill — Clause 65 — Power to Accept Judicial Review Application In Absence of Financial Information minorityaye Rebel
Commons1 Dec 2014Criminal Justice and Courts Bill — Clause 64 — Rejection of Judicial Review Application If No Substantially Different Outcome Likely — Allow or Require minorityaye Rebel
Commons24 Nov 2014Recall of MPs Bill — Clause 2 — New Election as A Result of Conviction of an MP for An Offence Committed Before Their Election or Before Recall Bill Coming Into Force minorityaye Rebel
Commons15 Jul 2014Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill — New Clause 5 — Act To Have Effect Despite European Union Treaties minorityno Rebel
Commons17 Jun 2014Criminal Justice and Courts Bill — New Clause 6 — Prison for Second Offence of Carrying a Knife bothaye Rebel
10 Jun 2014Became Member, Committee on Standards: Standards Review Sub-Committee
Commons30 Jan 2014Immigration Bill — New Clause 15 — Exemptions to Automatic Deportation of Criminals on Human Rights Grounds Majorityaye Rebel
7 Jan 2013Became Member, Committee on Standards
7 Jan 2013Became Member, Committee of Privileges
Commons10 Jul 2012House of Lords Reform Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons16 Feb 2011Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 1 — Referendum on the Alternative Vote System — Threshold on Making Result Binding minorityaye Rebel
Commons15 Feb 2011Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 1 — Referendum on the Alternative Vote — Threshold for Binding Result minorityaye Rebel
Commons2 Nov 2010Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 8 — 40% Minimum Turnout for Automatic Action on AV Referendum Result minorityno Rebel
Commons18 Oct 2010Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 2 — Entitlement to vote in the referendum minorityno Rebel
Commons13 Oct 2010Draft EU Budget 2011 minorityno Rebel
6 May 2010Stopped being Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee
HouseDateSubjectGeoffrey CoxCon VoteRôle
Commons7 Jul 2009Parliamentary Commissions of Inquiry — New Clause 3 — Office of Tax Simplification tellayeaye Teller
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Change abortion limit from 24 weeks to 16 weeks — rejected minorityno Rebel
11 Dec 2006Became Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee
Commons1 Nov 2006Short Speeches minorityaye Rebel
Commons1 Nov 2006September Sittings minorityno Rebel

Policy Comparisons

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

82% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
100% Academy Schools - for
16% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
64% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
0% Assisted Dying
92% Asylum System - More strict
8% 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
58% Closed Material Proceedure
85% Coalition Programme for Government - For
50% Control Orders
50% Decamp from Palace of Westminister During Works
81% Delegate more powers to government ministers
100% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
90% Employee Shareholder Status
100% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
23% Energy Prices - More Affordable
95% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
25% European Union Integration - For
80% Excess Bedroom Benefit Reduction - Social Tenants
60% Fixed Term Parliaments
5% Fully Elected House of Lords
14% Further devolution to Scotland
20% Further devolution to Wales
44% Gambling - Against permissiveness
100% GP Commissioning in the NHS
82% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
46% Higher taxes on banks
100% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
37% Homosexuality - Equal rights
36% Human Rights and Equality
5% Identity cards - For introduction
25% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
95% Increase Air Passenger Duty
97% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
85% Increase VAT
77% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
0% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
30% Labour's Terrorism laws - For
75% Localise Council Tax Support
64% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
100% Make High Earners Pay Market Rent for Council Home
29% Make it easier to trigger a new election for an MP
13% Mansion Tax
92% Mass Retention of Communications Data
68% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
100% Military Action against Daesh / ISIL
1% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
0% More Emergency Service Workers
0% More funds for social care
7% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
26% More powers for local councils
38% No detention without charge or trial
14% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
58% Pension auto-enrolment - For
100% Phase out of Tenancies for Life
84% Police and Crime Commissioners
0% Post office - in favour of Government policy
100% Privatise Royal Mail
84% Promote Occupational Pensions
22% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
36% Rail Fares - Lower
50% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
94% Reduce central funding for local government
88% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
92% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
82% Reducing the number of MPs - for
90% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
72% Referendum on UK's EU membership -For -Pre 2016
71% Register of Lobbyists
1% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
83% Replace Higher Education Grants with Loans
63% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
87% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
80% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
13% Right for EU Citizens in the UK to Stay
17% Role of MPs in the House of Commons - Strengthen
50% Same Sex Marriage - for
100% Schools - Greater Autonomy
100% Sell England's Public Forests
46% Smoking ban - In favour
1% State control of bus services
36% Stop climate change
22% Stronger Military Covenant
53% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
98% Termination of pregnancy - against
94% Tougher on illegal immigration
95% Trade Union Regulation
50% Transparency of Parliament
100% Trident replacement - In favour
100% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
100% University Tuition Fees - For
99% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
42% Voting age - Reduce to 16
100% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary

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