Voting Record — Joan Ruddock MP, Lewisham, Deptford (10519)

Joan Ruddock

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 Lab 1 vote out of 893, 0.1% 893 votes out of 1239, 72.1% 0 times
5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Lab 8 votes out of 1059, 0.8% 1059 votes out of 1288, 82.2% 0 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 12 votes out of 961, 1.2% 961 votes out of 1246, 77.1% 0 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Lab 2 votes out of 1003, 0.2% 1003 votes out of 1273, 78.8% 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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HouseDateSubjectJoan RuddockLab VoteRôle
Commons22 Oct 2014Reappointment of Ian Kennedy as Chair of Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority minorityaye Rebel
8 Oct 2010Stopped being Shadow Minister (Energy and Climate Change),
12 May 2010Became Shadow Minister (Energy and Climate Change),
6 May 2010Stopped being Minister of State (Department of Energy and Climate Change),
HouseDateSubjectJoan RuddockLab VoteRôle
9 Jun 2009Became Minister of State (Department of Energy and Climate Change),
9 Jun 2009Stopped being Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Energy and Climate Change),
5 Oct 2008Became Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Energy and Climate Change),
5 Oct 2008Stopped being Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (Climate Change, Biodiversity and Waste),
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' allowances — External audits and no more furniture — rejected minorityaye Rebel
6 Nov 2007Stopped being Member, International Development Committee
2 Jul 2007Became Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (Climate Change, Biodiversity and Waste),
Commons14 Mar 2007Trident Replacement — Maintain Nuclear Deterrent Beyond Existing System minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Mar 2007Trident Replacement — Maintain the UK Nuclear Deterrent Beyond the Life of The Existing System minorityno 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
Commons28 Feb 2007Offender Management Bill — New Clause 11 — Restriction on certain arrangements under section 3(2) minorityno Rebel
Commons9 Nov 2005Terrorism Bill — Extension Of Period Of Detention to 28 Days — but not 60 Majorityno Rebel
12 Jul 2005Became Member, International Development Committee
12 Jul 2005Stopped being Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee
HouseDateSubjectJoan RuddockLab VoteRôle
Commons8 Nov 2004Housing Bill — Decent Homes Standard for Social Housing minorityaye Rebel
Commons8 Nov 2004Housing Bill — Improvements in Energy Efficiency — rejected minorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Nov 2003Water Bill [Lords] — Clause 58 — Fluoridation of Water Supplies minorityno Rebel
Commons10 Nov 2003Water Bill [Lords] — New Clause 1 — Prohibition of Artificial Fluoridation of Water Supplies minorityno Rebel
27 Oct 2003Became Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee
Commons18 Mar 2003Iraq — Case for war not established — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons26 Feb 2003Iraq — Case for war is unproven — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 6 (60 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
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
Commons14 May 2002Payment for Chairmen Majorityno Rebel
Commons14 May 2002Payment for Chairmen Majorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Jul 2001Parliamentary Pensions Majorityno Rebel
HouseDateSubjectJoan RuddockLab VoteRôle
Commons22 Mar 2001Election of a Speaker — Election of Speaker by secret ballot Majorityaye Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno Rebel
28 Jul 1998Stopped being Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Social Security) (Women),
11 Jun 1997Became Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Social Security) (Women),

Policy Comparisons

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

5% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
8% Academy Schools - for
92% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
0% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
83% Apprenticeships
50% Assisted Dying
78% Asylum System - More strict
100% Ban fox hunting
85% Bankers' Bonus Tax
67% Business and community control of schools: For
0% Cap or Reduce Public Sector Redundancy Payments
0% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
16% Closed Material Proceedure
18% Coalition Programme for Government - For
88% Control Orders
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
100% Crossrail - In favour
13% Cull Badgers
72% Delegate more powers to government ministers
50% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
25% Deprivation of Citizenship - Easier to Do
100% Easier access to abortion
10% Employee Shareholder Status
0% Encourage and incentivise saving
0% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
94% Energy Prices - More Affordable
100% Environmental water quality
6% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
77% European Union Integration - For
16% Excess Bedroom Benefit Reduction - Social Tenants
29% Fixed Term Parliaments
80% Foundation hospitals - In favour
100% Fox hunting - Ban
31% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
99% Fully Elected House of Lords
46% Further devolution to Scotland
50% Further devolution to Wales
49% Gambling - Against permissiveness
0% GP Commissioning in the NHS
100% Heathrow Third Runway - In Favour
93% Higher Benefits for Ill and Disabled
27% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
14% Higher taxes on banks
0% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
84% Homosexuality - Equal rights
70% HS2 - In Favour
74% Human Rights and Equality
100% Identity cards - For introduction
70% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
50% Incentivise membership of press regulator
22% Increase Air Passenger Duty
6% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
23% Increase the state pension age
10% Increase VAT
50% Inheritance Tax
24% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
3% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
94% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
94% Labour's Terrorism laws - For
100% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
0% Localise Council Tax Support
40% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
50% Make it easier to trigger a new election for an MP
100% Mansion Tax
62% Mass Retention of Communications Data
26% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
50% Military Action against Daesh / ISIL
95% Minimum Wage
100% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
66% More powers for local councils
20% No detention without charge or trial
92% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
98% Nuclear power - For
55% Openness and Transparency - In Favour
83% Pension auto-enrolment - For
0% Police and Crime Commissioners
99% Post office - in favour of Government policy
1% Post office closures - against
100% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
15% Privatise Royal Mail
50% Promote Occupational Pensions
56% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
99% Protesting near Parliament - Restrict
100% Public Ownership of Railways
100% Rail Fares - Lower
16% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
98% Reduce capital gains tax
13% Reduce central funding for local government
0% Reduce max amount people may be charged for care
13% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
12% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
8% Reducing the number of MPs - for
1% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
31% Referendum on UK's EU membership -For -Pre 2016
0% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
29% Register of Lobbyists
100% Regulate letting agent fees
50% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
88% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
83% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
0% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
6% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
0% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
42% Right to strike
28% Role of MPs in the House of Commons - Strengthen
87% Same Sex Marriage - for
20% Schools - Greater Autonomy
0% Sell England's Public Forests
82% Smoking ban - In favour
50% State control of bus services
61% Stop climate change
78% Support current and former armed service members
40% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
50% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
0% Termination of pregnancy - against
0% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
92% Trade Unions - Restrict
29% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
43% Transparency of Parliament
17% Trident replacement - In favour
0% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
7% University education fees - Should be free
63% University Tuition Fees - For
48% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
83% Voting age - Reduce to 16
0% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
100% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices
75% Woman's pension age increase - slow transition

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