Voting Record — Patrick Mercer MP, Newark (11109)

Patrick Mercer

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 29 Apr 2014 Con 14 votes out of 596, 2.3% 596 votes out of 1027, 58.0% 1 time
5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Con 12 votes out of 735, 1.6% 735 votes out of 1288, 57.1% 0 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Con 8 votes out of 790, 1.0% 790 votes out of 1246, 63.4% 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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HouseDateSubjectPatrick MercerCon VoteRôle
Commons10 Feb 2014Children and Families Bill — Offence of Smoking in a Private Vehicle When A Person Under 18 is Present minorityaye Rebel
Commons30 Oct 2013Draft Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (Designation of the UK Green Investment Bank) Order 2013 minorityaye Rebel
Commons18 Oct 2012Backbench Business — 2nd Battalion the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers tellnoaye Rebel Teller
Commons11 Jul 2012House of Commons to Sit on Tuesdays from 7pm until 10pm to Consider Private Members' Bills minorityno Rebel
Commons11 Jul 2012Thursdays 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 Jul 2012House of Lords Reform Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons24 Oct 2011National Referendum on the United Kingdom's Membership of the European Union minorityno Rebel
Commons7 Sep 2011Health and Social Care Bill 2011 — Independent Abortion Advice minorityno Rebel
Commons12 Jan 2011Postal Services Bill — Third Reading — Privatisation of Royal Mail minorityaye Rebel
Commons15 Dec 2010Loans to Ireland Bill — Clause 1 — Interest Rate to be Charged on United Kingdom Loans to Ireland minorityno Rebel
Commons2 Nov 2010Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Third Reading bothaye Rebel
Commons14 Jul 2010Terrorism Act 2006 (Disapplication of Section 25) Order 2010 minorityaye Rebel
Commons15 Jun 2010Business of the House — Backbench Business Committee minorityno Rebel
11 May 2010Stopped being Member, Home Affairs Committee
HouseDateSubjectPatrick MercerCon VoteRôle
Commons1 Apr 2009Deferred Divisions — Adjournment (May Day) Majorityno Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Point of Order — Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [ Lords] (Programme) (No. 2) Majorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Change abortion limit from 24 weeks to 22 weeks — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Change abortion limit from 24 weeks to 20 weeks — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons7 May 2008Deferred Division Majorityno Rebel
18 Apr 2008Became Member, Home Affairs Committee
Commons25 Jul 2007The Asylum (Designated States) Order 2007 minorityunknown Unknown
9 Mar 2007Stopped being Shadow Minister (Homeland Security), Home Affairs
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 4 (50 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons1 Nov 2006Legislative Process (Notice for Amendments in Public Bill Committee) Majorityno Rebel
Commons31 Oct 2006Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs — Termination of Pregnancy Majorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Mar 2006Animal Welfare Bill — New Clause "8" — Docking of dogs' tails minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Feb 2006Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — as amended Majorityno Rebel
Commons14 Feb 2006Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — private clubs Majorityno Rebel
Commons14 Feb 2006Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — consideration Majorityno Rebel
16 Dec 2005Became Shadow Minister (Homeland Security), Home Affairs
16 Dec 2005Stopped being Shadow Minister (Homeland Security), (Assisted By Shadow Law Officers)
20 May 2005Stopped being Shadow Minister (Homeland Security), Home Affairs
20 May 2005Became Shadow Minister (Homeland Security), (Assisted By Shadow Law Officers)
HouseDateSubjectPatrick MercerCon VoteRôle
Commons26 Jan 2005Modernisation of the House of Commons minorityaye Rebel
6 Jul 2004Stopped being Shadow Minister (Homeland Security), Home, Constitutional & Legal Affairs
6 Jul 2004Became Shadow Minister (Homeland Security), Home Affairs
11 Jun 2004Stopped being Member, Draft Civil Contingencies Bill (Joint Committee)
28 May 2004Became Member, Draft Civil Contingencies Bill (Joint Committee)
10 May 2004Became Shadow Minister (Homeland Security), Home, Constitutional & Legal Affairs
Commons22 Apr 2004Security Screen Majorityno Rebel
Commons22 Apr 2004Security Screen Majorityno Rebel
Commons1 Jul 2003Finance Bill — Schedule 21 — Approved Share Plans and Schemes Majorityaye Rebel
Commons13 Jun 2003Fireworks Bill — Clause 1 — Introduction Majorityaye Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 6 (60 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002New Provision for Earlier Sittings on Wednesdays, and for Thursdays and Fridays Majorityno Rebel
Commons16 Jul 2001Select Committees — Accommodation and Works — Treasury Majorityaye 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.

36% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
100% Academy Schools - for
0% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
50% Apprenticeships
57% Asylum System - More strict
14% Ban fox hunting
26% Bankers' Bonus Tax
87% Business and community control of schools: For
80% Cap or Reduce Public Sector Redundancy Payments
100% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
68% Closed Material Proceedure
67% Coalition Programme for Government - For
3% Control Orders
50% Crossrail - In favour
50% Cull Badgers
47% Delegate more powers to government ministers
75% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
50% Deprivation of Citizenship - Easier to Do
75% Easier access to abortion
80% Employee Shareholder Status
100% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
19% Energy Prices - More Affordable
50% Environmental water quality
87% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
34% European Union Integration - For
79% Excess Bedroom Benefit Reduction - Social Tenants
94% Fixed Term Parliaments
30% Foundation hospitals - In favour
14% Fox hunting - Ban
36% Fully Elected House of Lords
31% Further devolution to Scotland
14% Further devolution to Wales
60% Gambling - Against permissiveness
79% GP Commissioning in the NHS
25% Heathrow Third Runway - In Favour
0% Higher Benefits for Ill and Disabled
90% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
80% Higher taxes on banks
100% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
51% Homosexuality - Equal rights
50% HS2 - In Favour
37% Human Rights and Equality
11% Identity cards - For introduction
30% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
50% Incentivise membership of press regulator
89% Increase Air Passenger Duty
87% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
99% Increase the state pension age
94% Increase VAT
100% Inheritance Tax
99% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
97% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
25% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
17% Labour's Terrorism laws - For
14% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
88% Localise Council Tax Support
63% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
50% Make it easier to trigger a new election for an MP
0% Mansion Tax
50% Mass Retention of Communications Data
78% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
44% Minimum Wage
1% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
39% More powers for local councils
85% No detention without charge or trial
0% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
50% Nuclear power - For
45% Openness and Transparency - In Favour
58% Pension auto-enrolment - For
60% Police and Crime Commissioners
2% Post office - in favour of Government policy
98% Post office closures - against
25% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
71% Privatise Royal Mail
79% Promote Occupational Pensions
19% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
46% Protesting near Parliament - Restrict
0% Rail Fares - Lower
95% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
58% Reduce capital gains tax
67% Reduce central funding for local government
50% Reduce max amount people may be charged for care
92% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
90% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
90% Reducing the number of MPs - for
56% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
55% Referendum on UK's EU membership -For -Pre 2016
54% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
50% Register of Lobbyists
0% Regulate letting agent fees
1% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
0% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
55% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
82% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
75% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
42% Right to strike
53% Role of MPs in the House of Commons - Strengthen
61% Same Sex Marriage - for
97% Schools - Greater Autonomy
50% Sell England's Public Forests
26% Smoking ban - In favour
60% Stop climate change
17% Support current and former armed service members
35% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
0% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
21% Termination of pregnancy - against
100% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
92% Trade Unions - Restrict
26% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
50% Transparency of Parliament
100% Trident replacement - In favour
100% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
92% University education fees - Should be free
44% University Tuition Fees - For
83% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
50% Voting age - Reduce to 16
2% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
0% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices
13% Woman's pension age increase - slow transition

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