Voting Record — James Wharton MP, Stockton South (24930)

James Wharton

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

FromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
8 May 2015 3 May 2017 Con 0 votes out of 420, 0.0% 420 votes out of 467, 89.9% 0 times
6 May 2010 30 Mar 2015 Con 5 votes out of 1062, 0.5% 1062 votes out of 1239, 85.7% 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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HouseDateSubjectJames WhartonCon VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller
12 Jun 2017Stopped being The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for International Development,
17 Jul 2016Became The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for International Development,
17 Jul 2016Stopped being Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (Department for Communities and Local Government) (Northern P,
8 May 2015Became Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (Department for Communities and Local Government) (Northern P,
HouseDateSubjectJames WhartonCon VoteRôle
Commons3 Feb 2015Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Mitochondrial Donation) Regulations 2015 minorityaye Rebel
12 Nov 2012Stopped being Member, Public Accounts Committee
Commons31 Oct 2012Seek Real Terms Cut in European Union Budget Majorityno Rebel
Commons11 Jul 2012Sitting Times of the House of Commons on Tuesdays Majorityno Rebel
Commons11 Jul 2012House of Commons Sitting Start Time on Tuesdays Majorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Oct 2011Protection of Freedoms Bill — Amendment to Programme Motion minorityno Rebel
Commons21 Jun 2011Devolving Responsibility for Jobcentre Plus to the Welsh Government tellnono Teller
Commons20 Jul 2010Closure of Debate — Use of the Commons Chamber by the United Kingdom Youth Parliament bothaye Rebel
12 Jul 2010Became Member, Public Accounts 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.

AgreementPolicy
50% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
100% Academy Schools - for
0% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
72% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
84% Asylum System - More strict
100% Balance the Budget Without Borrowing
8% Bankers' Bonus Tax
100% Business and community control of schools: For
90% Coalition Programme for Government - For
75% Cull Badgers
50% Do more to help refugees inclding children
100% Employee Shareholder Status
100% English Votes on English Laws etc.
95% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
49% European Union - For
96% Excess Bedroom Benefit Reduction - Social Tenants
100% Extend Right to Buy to Housing Associations
11% For the UK to Remain a Member of the EU
50% Fully Elected House of Lords
6% Further devolution to Scotland
0% Further devolution to Wales
100% GP Commissioning in the NHS
100% Higher taxes on sugary drinks
31% Human Rights and Equality
67% In Favour of Mass Surveillance
33% Incentivise membership of press regulator
100% Increase Air Passenger Duty
100% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
92% Increase VAT
0% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
100% Labour's Terrorism laws - For
0% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
100% Localise Council Tax Support
100% Make High Earners Pay Market Rent for Council Home
78% Mass Retention of Communications Data
60% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
100% Military Action against Daesh / ISIL
0% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
31% More powers for local councils
31% Openness and Transparency - In Favour
100% Pension auto-enrolment - For
92% Police and Crime Commissioners
100% Privatise Royal Mail
100% Promote Occupational Pensions
92% Reduce central funding for local government
99% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
96% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
100% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
71% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
0% Regulate letting agent fees
50% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
25% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
100% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
0% Retain funds from council house sales locally
100% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
10% Right for EU Citizens in the UK to Stay
42% Right to strike
33% Role of MPs in the House of Commons - Strengthen
100% Sell England's Public Forests
38% Smoking ban - In favour
9% State control of bus services
25% Stop climate change
56% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
0% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
100% Trident replacement - In favour
100% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
10% Voting age - Reduce to 16
0% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

Possible Friends (more...)

Shows which MPs voted most similarly to this one in the 2015-2017, Westminster Parliament. This is measured from 0% agreement (never voted the same) to 100% (always voted the same). Only votes that both MPs attended are counted. This may reveal relationships between MPs that were previously unsuspected. Or it may be nonsense.

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