Voting Record — Peter Tapsell MP, Louth and Horncastle (10583)

Peter Tapsell

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 Con 33 votes out of 631, 5.2% 631 votes out of 1239, 50.9% 0 times
5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Con 9 votes out of 659, 1.4% 659 votes out of 1288, 51.2% 0 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Con 5 votes out of 678, 0.7% 678 votes out of 1246, 54.4% 0 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Con 4 votes out of 753, 0.5% 753 votes out of 1273, 59.2% 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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HouseDateSubjectPeter TapsellCon VoteRôle
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Father of the House of Commons,
Commons3 Feb 2015Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Mitochondrial Donation) Regulations 2015 minorityaye Rebel
Commons28 Apr 2014High Speed Rail (London — West Midlands) Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons28 Apr 2014High Speed Rail (London — West Midlands) Bill — Decline Second Reading minorityno Rebel
Commons5 Mar 2014Make Same Sex Marriage Available to Armed Forces Personnel Outside the United Kingdom minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Mar 2014Amendments to Acts of Parliament in Light of the Introduction of Same Sex Marriage in Parts of the UK minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Mar 2014Changes to Laws on Consular Marriage Following Introduction of Same Sex Marriages in Parts of the UK minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Mar 2014Registration of Armed Forces Chapels for Same Sex Marriages minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Mar 2014Proceedures for Consenting to Registration of Shared Places of Worship for Same Sex Marriage minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Mar 2014Same Sex Marriage — Enabling Courts to Deal with Divorce or Annulment Proceedings minorityaye Rebel
Commons27 Jan 2014European Union (Approvals) Bill — Third Reading — European Archives and Europe for Citizens Programme minorityaye Rebel
Commons27 Jan 2014European Union (Approvals) Bill — Clause 1 — Influence of Europe for Citizens Programme on EU Referenda and Elections minorityno Rebel
Commons27 Jan 2014European Union (Approvals) Bill — Clause 1 — Limitation of Scope of Europe for Citizens Programme minorityno Rebel
Commons22 Jan 2014European Commission Work Programme 2014 and Support for Completion of the EU Single Market minorityaye Rebel
Commons13 Jan 2014European Union (Approvals) Bill — Second Reading — European Archives and Europe for Citizens Programme minorityaye Rebel
Commons29 Aug 2013Syria and the Use of Chemical Weapons Majorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Feb 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill (Programme) minorityaye Rebel
Commons6 Nov 2012European Union — Banking Union and Economic and Monetary Union — European Banking Authority minorityno Rebel
Commons31 Oct 2012Seek Real Terms Cut in European Union Budget Majorityno Rebel
Commons17 Oct 2012European Union — Regulation of Emission of Pollutants from Ships minorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Jul 2012House of Lords Reform Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons27 Jun 2012European Union Review of UK Economic Policy — Government approach to deficit reduction, growth and EU sanctions minorityaye Rebel
Commons24 Oct 2011National Referendum on the United Kingdom's Membership of the European Union minorityno Rebel
Commons11 Jul 2011Draft International Monetary Fund (Increase in Subscription) Order 2011, minorityaye Rebel
Commons4 May 2011Section 5 of the European Communities (Amendment) Act 1993 — Financial and Economic Outlook minorityaye Rebel
Commons23 Mar 2011Establishment of the European Stability Mechanism 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
Commons11 Jan 2011European Union Bill — Clause 18 — Status of EU law dependent on continuing statutory basis minorityno Rebel
Commons15 Dec 2010Loans to Ireland Bill — Clause 1 — Interest Rate to be Charged on United Kingdom Loans to Ireland minorityno Rebel
Commons10 Nov 2010European Union Economic Governance minorityaye Rebel
Commons2 Nov 2010Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Third Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons25 Oct 2010Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — New Clause 7 — Reduction of maximum number of Ministers —rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons12 Oct 2010Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Programme motion minorityaye Rebel
Commons6 Sep 2010Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
6 May 2010Became Father of the House of Commons,
HouseDateSubjectPeter TapsellCon VoteRôle
Commons1 Jul 2009Deferred Divisions — Adjournment (summer) Majorityno Rebel
Commons30 Apr 2009MPs' expenses — No lower limit for declaration minorityaye Rebel
Commons30 Apr 2009MPs' expenses — Staff to be employees of Parliament minorityaye Rebel
Commons30 Apr 2009MPs' expenses — Staff to continue to be employed by MPs — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons30 Apr 2009MPs' expenses — outer-London MPs can no longer claim second home minorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' allowances — External audits and no more furniture — rejected Majorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 7 (100 per Cent. Elected) Majorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons9 Nov 2005Terrorism Bill — Extension Of Period Of Detention to 90 Days minorityno Rebel
HouseDateSubjectPeter TapsellCon VoteRôle
Commons26 Jan 2005Car Mileage Allowance minorityno Rebel
Commons10 Nov 2003Water Bill [Lords] — New Clause 1 — Prohibition of Artificial Fluoridation of Water Supplies Majorityaye Rebel
Commons26 Feb 2003Iraq — Case for war is unproven — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002Modernisation of the House of Commons Majorityaye Rebel
HouseDateSubjectPeter TapsellCon VoteRôle
Commons6 Feb 2001House of Commons (Removal of Clergy Disqualification) Bill (Programme) - Lords amendments and further messages from the Lords Majorityno Rebel
Commons13 Dec 2000Deferred Divisions - Fisheries: Total Allowable Catches and Quotas 2001 bothno Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker Majorityno Rebel
Commons28 Jun 2000House of Commons (Reserved Matters) Majorityaye Rebel
Commons17 Nov 1998Stakeholder Pension Majorityunknown Unknown
Commons2 Sep 1998Business of the House (Criminal Justice (Terrorism and Conspiracy) Bill) minorityaye Rebel
1 Jun 1978Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Treasury),
1 Jun 1977Became Shadow Spokesperson (Treasury),
1 Jun 1977Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs),
1 Jun 1976Became Shadow Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs),

Policy Comparisons

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

62% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
84% Academy Schools - for
16% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
50% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
50% Apprenticeships
0% Assisted Dying
54% Asylum System - More strict
13% Ban fox hunting
9% Bankers' Bonus Tax
73% Business and community control of schools: For
100% Cap or Reduce Public Sector Redundancy Payments
50% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
84% Closed Material Proceedure
71% Coalition Programme for Government - For
1% Control Orders
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
50% Crossrail - In favour
75% Cull Badgers
27% Delegate more powers to government ministers
50% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
75% Deprivation of Citizenship - Easier to Do
42% Easier access to abortion
50% Employee Shareholder Status
100% Encourage and incentivise saving
100% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
6% Energy Prices - More Affordable
0% Environmental water quality
44% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
23% European Union Integration - For
87% Excess Bedroom Benefit Reduction - Social Tenants
50% Fixed Term Parliaments
10% Foundation hospitals - In favour
13% Fox hunting - Ban
79% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
29% Fully Elected House of Lords
33% Further devolution to Scotland
35% Further devolution to Wales
42% Gambling - Against permissiveness
93% GP Commissioning in the NHS
25% Heathrow Third Runway - In Favour
0% Higher Benefits for Ill and Disabled
65% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
79% Higher taxes on banks
100% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
19% Homosexuality - Equal rights
30% HS2 - In Favour
38% Human Rights and Equality
12% Identity cards - For introduction
30% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
50% Incentivise membership of press regulator
72% Increase Air Passenger Duty
81% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
77% Increase the state pension age
78% Increase VAT
50% Inheritance Tax
73% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
90% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
6% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
19% Labour's Terrorism laws - For
14% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
75% Localise Council Tax Support
47% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
30% Make it easier to trigger a new election for an MP
13% Mansion Tax
50% Mass Retention of Communications Data
62% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
50% Military Action against Daesh / ISIL
22% Minimum Wage
31% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
27% More powers for local councils
25% No detention without charge or trial
50% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
50% Nuclear power - For
51% Openness and Transparency - In Favour
58% Pension auto-enrolment - For
60% Police and Crime Commissioners
0% Post office - in favour of Government policy
100% Post office closures - against
25% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
100% Privatise Royal Mail
65% Promote Occupational Pensions
36% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
46% Protesting near Parliament - Restrict
50% Public Ownership of Railways
12% Rail Fares - Lower
84% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
2% Reduce capital gains tax
75% Reduce central funding for local government
50% Reduce max amount people may be charged for care
90% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
79% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
67% Reducing the number of MPs - for
17% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
75% Referendum on UK's EU membership -For -Pre 2016
100% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
75% Register of Lobbyists
34% Regulate letting agent fees
17% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
10% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
0% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
100% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
79% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
76% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
50% Right to strike
73% Role of MPs in the House of Commons - Strengthen
29% Same Sex Marriage - for
82% Schools - Greater Autonomy
100% Sell England's Public Forests
39% Smoking ban - In favour
0% State control of bus services
41% Stop climate change
22% Support current and former armed service members
45% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
50% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
75% Termination of pregnancy - against
100% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
50% Trade Unions - Restrict
50% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
39% Transparency of Parliament
83% Trident replacement - In favour
100% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
92% University education fees - Should be free
43% University Tuition Fees - For
62% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
2% Voting age - Reduce to 16
17% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
30% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices
25% Woman's pension age increase - slow transition

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