Voting Record — Robert Walter MP, North Dorset (10620)

Robert Walter

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 8 votes out of 627, 1.3% 627 votes out of 1239, 50.6% 0 times
5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Con 12 votes out of 487, 2.5% 487 votes out of 1288, 37.8% 0 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Con 13 votes out of 594, 2.2% 594 votes out of 1246, 47.7% 0 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Con 3 votes out of 684, 0.4% 684 votes out of 1273, 53.7% 3 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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HouseDateSubjectRobert WalterCon VoteRôle
Commons11 Feb 2015Offence of Failing to Prevent Smoking In an Enclosed Vehicle in the Presence of Someone Under 18 minorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Feb 2014Children and Families Bill — Offence of Smoking in a Private Vehicle When A Person Under 18 is Present minorityaye Rebel
Commons20 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — New Clause 10 — Civil Partnerships for All Couples minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — New Clause 16 — Review Civil Partnerships Following Introduction of Same-Sex Marriage minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Feb 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill (Programme) minorityaye Rebel
Commons11 Jul 2012House of Commons to Sit on Tuesdays from 7pm until 10pm to Consider Private Members' Bills minorityno Rebel
Commons10 Jul 2012House of Lords Reform Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Oct 2011Protection of Freedoms Bill — Amendment to Programme Motion minorityno Rebel
HouseDateSubjectRobert WalterCon VoteRôle
Commons4 Mar 2010Deferred Divisions — Social Security minorityaye Rebel
Commons4 Mar 2010Backbench Business Committee Majorityaye Rebel
Commons21 Jan 2010Food Industry Competitiveness — Bournemouth Borough Council Bill [ Lords] minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Prospects for life of handicapped child must be given before abortion — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Change abortion limit from 24 weeks to 16 weeks — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons1 Nov 2006Short Speeches minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Feb 2006Health Bill — Schedule 8 — Minor and consequential amendments minorityaye Rebel
Commons26 Oct 2005Terrorism Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons19 Jul 2005Crossrail Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons13 Jul 2005Committees — Administration Committee — Pay for Chairmen of Select Committees minorityaye Rebel
Commons13 Jul 2005Committees — Administration Committee — Pay for Chairmen of Standing Committees minorityaye Rebel
12 Jul 2005Stopped being Member, Treasury Committee
HouseDateSubjectRobert WalterCon VoteRôle
Commons7 Feb 2005Serious Organised Crime and Police Bill — Abolish the offense of Blasphemy — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons22 Apr 2004Security Screen Majorityno Rebel
Commons1 Mar 2004Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, Etc.) Bill — Give support to failed asylum seekers and their families — rejected minorityno Rebel
8 Dec 2003Became Member, Treasury Committee
8 Dec 2003Stopped being Member, International Development Committee
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 2002Carry-over of Bills Majorityno Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002Start Sittings of the House of Commons at 11.30 am rather than 14.30 on Tuesdays Majorityno Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002New Provision for Earlier Sittings on Wednesdays, and for Thursdays and Fridays Majorityno Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002New Provision for Earlier Sittings on Wednesdays, and for Thursdays and Fridays Majorityaye Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002Ministerial Statements proposals Majorityaye Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002Modernisation of the House of Commons Majorityaye Rebel
Commons16 May 2002Adoption and Children Bill — [2nd Allotted Day] — Applications for adoption Majorityno Rebel
12 Nov 2001Became Member, International Development Committee
HouseDateSubjectRobert WalterCon VoteRôle
Commons13 Dec 2000Deferred Divisions - Fisheries: Total Allowable Catches and Quotas 2001 bothno Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno Rebel
1 Jun 2000Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Wales),
Commons1 Nov 1999Print Acts of Parliament on Paper instead of Vellum — rejected minorityno Rebel
26 Jul 1999Stopped being Member, European Scrutiny Committee
Commons14 Jul 1999City of London (Ward Elections) Bill tellnono Teller
Commons14 Jul 1999City of London (Ward Elections) Bill tellayeaye Teller
Commons14 Jul 1999City of London (Ward Elections) Bill - Interpretation tellayeaye Teller
5 Jul 1999Stopped being Member, Health and Social Care Committee
1 Jun 1999Became Shadow Spokesperson (Wales),
11 Jan 1999Became Member, European Scrutiny Committee
Commons2 Sep 1998Business of the House (Criminal Justice (Terrorism and Conspiracy) Bill) minorityaye Rebel
21 Jul 1997Became Member, Health and Social Care 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.

80% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
84% Academy Schools - for
20% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
100% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
67% Apprenticeships
0% Assisted Dying
60% Asylum System - More strict
0% Ban fox hunting
29% Bankers' Bonus Tax
45% Business and community control of schools: For
100% Cap or Reduce Public Sector Redundancy Payments
98% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
75% Closed Material Proceedure
75% Coalition Programme for Government - For
11% Control Orders
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
0% Crossrail - In favour
50% Cull Badgers
57% Delegate more powers to government ministers
50% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
60% Employee Shareholder Status
50% Encourage and incentivise saving
100% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
24% Energy Prices - More Affordable
100% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
44% European Union Integration - For
72% Excess Bedroom Benefit Reduction - Social Tenants
75% Fixed Term Parliaments
30% Foundation hospitals - In favour
0% Fox hunting - Ban
78% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
9% Fully Elected House of Lords
12% Further devolution to Scotland
29% Further devolution to Wales
58% Gambling - Against permissiveness
79% GP Commissioning in the NHS
80% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
64% Higher taxes on banks
100% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
38% Homosexuality - Equal rights
70% HS2 - In Favour
57% Human Rights and Equality
60% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
83% Increase Air Passenger Duty
78% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
76% Increase VAT
50% Inheritance Tax
50% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
74% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
22% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
17% Labour's Terrorism laws - For
21% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
88% Localise Council Tax Support
60% Make it easier to trigger a new election for an MP
38% Mansion Tax
76% Mass Retention of Communications Data
1% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
16% Minumum Wage
21% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
50% More powers for local councils
60% No detention without charge or trial
33% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
57% Nuclear power - For
44% Openness and Transparency - In Favour
58% Pension auto-enrolment - For
92% Police and Crime Commissioners
2% Post office - in favour of Government policy
98% Post office closures - against
0% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
69% Privatise Royal Mail
62% Promote Occupational Pensions
13% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
50% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
50% Public Ownership of Railways
13% Rail Fares - Lower
84% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
2% Reduce capital gains tax
100% Reduce central funding for local government
74% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
76% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
98% Reducing the number of MPs - for
99% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
54% Referendum on UK's EU membership -For -Pre 2016
17% Regulate letting agent fees
67% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
27% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
17% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
59% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
84% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
88% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
50% Right to strike
30% Same Sex Marriage - for
75% Schools - Greater Autonomy
100% Sell England's Public Forests
50% State control of bus services
49% Stop climate change
22% Support current and former armed service members
41% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
50% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
100% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
50% Trade Union Regulation
54% 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
41% University Tuition Fees - For
66% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
50% Voting age - Reduce to 16
58% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
30% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices
38% Woman's pension age increase - slow transition

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