Voting Record — Paul Burstow MP, Sutton and Cheam (10080)

Paul Burstow

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 LDem 9 votes out of 919, 1.0% 919 votes out of 1239, 74.2% 2 times
5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 LDem 10 votes out of 837, 1.2% 837 votes out of 1288, 65.0% 0 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 LDem 11 votes out of 864, 1.3% 864 votes out of 1246, 69.3% 0 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 LDem 8 votes out of 783, 1.0% 783 votes out of 1273, 61.5% 2 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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HouseDateSubjectPaul BurstowLDem VoteRôle
Commons26 Jan 2015Infrastructure Bill — New Clause 16 — Pubs and Bars — Demolition and Change of Use minorityno Rebel
Commons12 Sep 2014International Development (Official Development Assistance Target) Bill — Second Reading — 0.7% of National Income on International Aid tellayeaye Teller
Commons12 Sep 2014International Development (Official Development Assistance Target) Bill — Motion to Conclude Debate and Move to Vote tellayeaye Teller
Commons18 Jun 2014European Union Recommended Revaluation of Properties for Council Tax Purposes minorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Mar 2014Care Bill — New Clause 27 — New Offence Relating to Abuse and Neglect of Those Receiving Care minorityno Rebel
Commons10 Mar 2014Care Bill — New Clause 9 — Require Annual Report on Social Care Funding Levels minorityno Rebel
Commons29 Aug 2013Syria and the Use of Chemical Weapons bothaye Rebel
Commons5 Jun 2013Opposition Day — Badger Cull minorityno Rebel
5 Jun 2013Stopped being Chair of the Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Party,
Commons20 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — New Clause 3 — Conscientious Objection From Registrars to Marrying Same Sex Couples minorityno Rebel
Commons16 Apr 2013Growth and Infrastructure Bill — Development orders: development within the curtilage of a dwelling house minorityaye Rebel
1 Nov 2012Became Chair of the Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Party,
6 Sep 2012Stopped being The Minister of State, Department of Health,
Commons12 Nov 2010Sustainable Livestock Bill — Closure Motion minorityaye Rebel
Commons15 Jun 2010Business of the House — Backbench Business Committee Majorityaye Rebel
13 May 2010Became The Minister of State, Department of Health,
6 May 2010Stopped being Member, Public Accounts Committee
6 May 2010Stopped being Member, Finance and Services Committee
6 May 2010Stopped being Shadow Chief Whip (Commons),
HouseDateSubjectPaul BurstowLDem VoteRôle
Commons1 Apr 2009Deferred Divisions — Adjournment (May Day) minorityaye Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Prospects for life of handicapped child must be given before abortion — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Fertility treatment requires male role model — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Sibling compatibility only regenerative tissue — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Testing for gender-related illness minorityno Rebel
28 Jan 2008Became Member, Public Accounts Committee
Commons28 Mar 2007Communications Allowance — establishment Majorityno Rebel
Commons1 Nov 2006Communications Allowance — Welcoming the principle Majorityno Rebel
3 Aug 2006Became Shadow Chief Whip (Commons),
3 Aug 2006Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Culture, Media and Sport),
Commons5 Jul 2006Deferred Divisions — adjournment (summer) Majorityno Rebel
24 Apr 2006Stopped being Member, Health and Social Care Committee
24 Apr 2006Became Member, Finance and Services Committee
Commons14 Mar 2006Animal Welfare Bill — New Clause "8" — Docking of dogs' tails — Working dogs minorityno Rebel
Commons13 Jul 2005Committees — Administration Committee — Pay for Chairmen of Select Committees minorityaye Rebel
1 Jun 2005Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for Health,
10 May 2005Became Shadow Spokesperson (Culture, Media and Sport),
HouseDateSubjectPaul BurstowLDem VoteRôle
Commons10 Mar 2005Support For Members Who Have Chosen Not To Take Their Seats minorityno Rebel
Commons26 Jan 2005Modernisation of the House of Commons minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Dec 2004Mental Capacity Bill — Clause 31 — Requirements for approval Majorityaye Rebel
Commons16 Nov 2004Hunting Bill — Clause 1 — Hunting wild mammals with dogs Majorityunknown Unknown
Commons16 Nov 2004Hunting Bill (Procedure) (No.2) Majorityno Rebel
Commons2 Nov 2004Children Bill [Lords] — New Clause 12 — Reasonable punishment minorityno Rebel
Commons15 Sep 2004Hunting Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons15 Sep 2004Hunting Bill (Procedure) Majorityaye Rebel
Commons15 Sep 2004Hunting Bill (Procedure) Majorityaye Rebel
Commons22 Apr 2004Security Screen Majorityno Rebel
17 Nov 2003Stopped being Member, Draft Mental Incapacity Bill (Joint Committee)
10 Jul 2003Became Member, Draft Mental Incapacity Bill (Joint Committee)
1 Jul 2003Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Health),
Commons30 Jun 2003Hunting Bill (Programme) (No. 3) Majorityno Rebel
23 Jun 2003Became Member, Health and Social Care Committee
1 Jun 2003Became Shadow Secretary of State for Health,
Commons26 Mar 2003Police (Northern Ireland) Bill [Lords] — New Schedule 2 — 'Belfast No. 2 bothaye Rebel
Commons26 Mar 2003Police (Northern Ireland) Bill [Lords] — New Clause 14 — Belfast (No. 2) bothno Rebel
Commons16 Dec 2002Hunting Bill (Programme) Majorityunknown Unknown
Commons29 Oct 2002Programming minorityaye Rebel
HouseDateSubjectPaul BurstowLDem VoteRôle
Commons27 Feb 2001Hunting Bill Majorityaye Rebel
Commons7 Nov 2000Programming of Bills - I. Programme orders: supplementary provisions minorityaye Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno Rebel
Commons11 Jan 1999Rating (Valuation) Bill tellnono Teller
1 Jan 1999Became Shadow Spokesperson (Health),
1 Jan 1999Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Work and Pensions),
1 Jan 1999Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Communities and Local Government),
Commons22 Jun 1998Crime and Disorder Bill [Lords] minorityno Rebel
1 Jan 1998Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Health),
Commons8 Jul 1997Local Government Finance (Supplementary Credit Approvals) Bill - Duty of Secretary of State to have regard to accessibility standards tellayeaye Teller
Commons18 Jun 1997Firearms (Amendment) Bill Majorityno Rebel
Commons18 Jun 1997Firearms (Amendment) Bill - Prohibition of small-calibre pistols Majorityno Rebel
Commons11 Jun 1997Firearms (Amendment) Bill Majorityno Rebel
Commons11 Jun 1997Firearms (Amendment) Bill Majorityunknown Unknown
1 Jan 1997Became Shadow Spokesperson (Work and Pensions),
1 Jan 1997Became Shadow Spokesperson (Health),
1 Jan 1997Became Shadow Spokesperson (Communities and Local Government),

Policy Comparisons

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

23% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
100% Academy Schools - for
0% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
0% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
50% Apprenticeships
0% Assisted Dying
11% Asylum System - More strict
84% Ban fox hunting
16% Bankers' Bonus Tax
16% Business and community control of schools: For
100% Cap or Reduce Public Sector Redundancy Payments
98% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
100% Closed Material Proceedure
86% Coalition Programme for Government - For
0% Control Orders
100% Corporal punishment of children - Against
50% Crossrail - In favour
25% Cull Badgers
9% Delegate more powers to government ministers
100% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
100% Deprivation of Citizenship - Easier to Do
75% Easier access to abortion
90% Employee Shareholder Status
100% Encourage and incentivise saving
100% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
17% Energy Prices - More Affordable
100% Environmental water quality
82% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
72% European Union Integration - For
79% Excess Bedroom Benefit Reduction - Social Tenants
95% Fixed Term Parliaments
0% Foundation hospitals - In favour
84% Fox hunting - Ban
90% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
90% Fully Elected House of Lords
8% Further devolution to Scotland
20% Further devolution to Wales
43% Gambling - Against permissiveness
100% GP Commissioning in the NHS
0% Heathrow Third Runway - In Favour
7% Higher Benefits for Ill and Disabled
87% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
86% Higher taxes on banks
100% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
89% Homosexuality - Equal rights
90% HS2 - In Favour
63% Human Rights and Equality
0% Identity cards - For introduction
30% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
100% Incentivise membership of press regulator
89% Increase Air Passenger Duty
97% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
100% Increase the state pension age
95% Increase VAT
100% Inheritance Tax
1% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
82% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
0% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
5% Labour's Terrorism laws - For
7% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
88% Localise Council Tax Support
58% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
100% Make it easier to trigger a new election for an MP
25% Mansion Tax
64% Mass Retention of Communications Data
78% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
100% Military Action against Daesh / ISIL
16% Minimum Wage
15% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
41% More powers for local councils
64% No detention without charge or trial
0% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
9% Nuclear power - For
68% Openness and Transparency - In Favour
58% Pension auto-enrolment - For
92% Police and Crime Commissioners
0% Post office - in favour of Government policy
100% Post office closures - against
0% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
71% Privatise Royal Mail
85% Promote Occupational Pensions
38% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
0% Protesting near Parliament - Restrict
50% Public Ownership of Railways
12% Rail Fares - Lower
16% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
17% Reduce capital gains tax
100% Reduce central funding for local government
100% Reduce max amount people may be charged for care
88% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
88% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
57% Reducing the number of MPs - for
88% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
28% Referendum on UK's EU membership -For -Pre 2016
100% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
83% Register of Lobbyists
0% Regulate letting agent fees
50% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
90% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
33% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
100% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
84% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
100% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
42% Right to strike
91% Role of MPs in the House of Commons - Strengthen
100% Same Sex Marriage - for
69% Schools - Greater Autonomy
100% Sell England's Public Forests
76% Smoking ban - In favour
0% State control of bus services
55% Stop climate change
6% Support current and former armed service members
52% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
100% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
21% Termination of pregnancy - against
67% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
92% Trade Unions - Restrict
29% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
68% Transparency of Parliament
17% Trident replacement - In favour
100% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
93% University education fees - Should be free
37% University Tuition Fees - For
57% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
100% Voting age - Reduce to 16
100% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
0% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices
0% Woman's pension age increase - slow transition

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