Voting Record — Mr Simon Thomas MP, Ceredigion (10675)

Mr Simon Thomas

Note: our records only go back to 1997 for the Commons and 2001 for the Lords (more details).

FromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 PC 6 votes out of 878, 0.7% 878 votes out of 1246, 70.5% 20 times
3 Feb 2000 14 May 2001 PC 4 votes out of 389, 1.0% 389 votes out of 512, 76.0% 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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HouseDateSubjectMr Simon ThomasPC VoteRôle
16 Jan 2006Stopped being Spokesperson (Agriculture; Culture; Environment; Heritage; International Development; Sustainable En,
16 Jan 2006Stopped being Chief Whip,
11 Apr 2005Stopped being Member, Standards and Privileges Committee
11 Apr 2005Stopped being Member, Environmental Audit Committee
Commons7 Mar 2005Future European Union Finances tellayeaye Teller
Commons1 Mar 2005Constitutional Reform Bill [Lords] — [3rd Allotted Day] — New Clause 9 — Disqualification from holding further ministerial office Majorityaye Rebel
Commons1 Feb 2005Constitutional Reform Bill — Clause 37 — Juristiction of the Supreme Court tellayeaye Teller
Commons26 Jan 2005Modernisation of the House of Commons Majorityunknown Unknown
Commons14 Dec 2004Mental Capacity Bill — New Clause 2 — Excluded decisions (No. 2) Majorityaye Rebel
Commons13 Dec 2004Family Justice Majorityunknown Unknown
Commons20 Oct 2004Clause 1 — Pension and compensation schemes: armed and reserve forces minorityunknown Unknown
Commons20 Jul 2004Energy Bill [Lords] (Programme) (No. 2) tellnono Teller
28 May 2004Became Member, Standards and Privileges Committee
28 May 2004Became Member, Environmental Audit Committee
Commons23 Mar 2004Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation — 36. Construction industry scheme tellnono Teller
Commons23 Mar 2004Budget Resolutions 2004 — Corporation Tax (Charge and Rate for 2005) tellnono Teller
Commons9 Mar 2004Young People and Democracy tellayeaye Teller
19 Jan 2004Became Spokesperson (Agriculture; Culture; Environment; Heritage; International Development; Sustainable En,
19 Jan 2004Became Chief Whip,
Commons3 Feb 2003European Parliament (Representation) Bill — Clause 2 — Electoral Commission Recommendations tellayeaye Teller
Commons29 Oct 2002Carry-over of Bills Majorityno Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002New Provision for Earlier Sittings on Wednesdays, and for Thursdays and Fridays Majorityno Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002Ministerial Statements proposals Majorityaye Rebel
Commons4 Jul 2002Finance Bill — [2nd Allotted Day] — Schedule 37 — Aggregates levy amendments tellayeaye Teller
Commons4 Jul 2002Finance Bill — [2nd Allotted Day] — Clause 91 — Supplementary charge in respect of ring fence trades tellayeaye Teller
Commons19 Jun 2002House of Lords Reform (Joint Committee) tellnono Teller
Commons9 May 2002Finance Bill — Clause 90 — Supplementary charge in respect of ring fence trades tellayeaye Teller
Commons23 Apr 2002Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation tellnono Teller
Commons6 Mar 2002Office of Communications Bill [Lords] — Schedule — Further Provision About OFCOM tellnono Teller
Commons5 Mar 2002Nuclear Power — Confidence in planning process in Scotland and Wales tellnono Teller
Commons5 Mar 2002Nuclear Power — Planning decisions should be taken in Scotland and Wales — rejected tellayeaye Teller
Commons5 Mar 2002Steel Industry tellnono Teller
Commons5 Mar 2002Steel Industry tellayeaye Teller
Commons23 Jan 2002Identity Card tellnono Teller
Commons1 Nov 2001Coalition Against International Terrorism — Deployment of UK Forces to Afghanistan tellnoaye Rebel Teller
Commons16 Jul 2001Select Committees — Accommodation and Works — Treasury tellayeaye Teller
HouseDateSubjectMr Simon ThomasPC VoteRôle
Commons24 Apr 2001Finance Bill - Rates of duty on hydrocarbon oil tellayeaye Teller
Commons28 Mar 2001Deferred Divisions - Local Government Majorityunknown Unknown
Commons21 Mar 2001Deferred Divisions - European Security and Defence Policy Majorityunknown Unknown
Commons21 Mar 2001Deferred Divisions - Weights and Measures (S.I., 2001, No. 85) minorityunknown Unknown
Commons14 Mar 2001Deferred Divisions - Business of the House minorityunknown Unknown
Commons5 Feb 2001Poverty (Wales) tellayeaye Teller
Commons29 Nov 2000Rewarding Democracy Commission minorityunknown Unknown
Commons7 Nov 2000Business of the House bothaye Rebel
Commons7 Nov 2000Business of the House minorityaye Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker Majorityaye Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker Majorityaye Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker Majorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Jun 2000Countryside and Rights of Way Bill - Repeals bothunknown Unknown

Policy Comparisons

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

2% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
8% Asylum System - More strict
5% Ban fox hunting
50% Business and community control of schools: For
14% Control Orders
50% Delegate more powers to government ministers
100% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
0% Foundation hospitals - In favour
5% Fox hunting - Ban
61% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
60% Fully Elected House of Lords
88% Gambling - Against permissiveness
86% Homosexuality - Equal rights
0% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
100% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
8% Labour's Terrorism laws - For
100% No detention without charge or trial
0% Nuclear power - For
62% Openness and Transparency - In Favour
3% Post office - in favour of Government policy
97% Post office closures - against
100% Promote Occupational Pensions
97% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
3% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
100% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
100% Same Sex Marriage - for
1% Schools - Greater Autonomy
95% Stop climate change
100% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
8% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
92% University education fees - Should be free
1% University Tuition Fees - For
8% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
100% Voting age - Reduce to 16
50% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary

Possible Friends (more...)

Shows which MPs voted most similarly to this one in the 2001-2005, Westminster Parliament. This is measured from 0% agreement (never voted the same) to 100% (always voted the same). Only votes that both MPs attended are counted. This may reveal relationships between MPs that were previously unsuspected. Or it may be nonsense.

94.3% Hywel WilliamsCaernarfonPC
92.7% Pete WishartNorth TaysideSNP
91.2% Michael WeirAngusSNP
83.8%Mr Jonathan SayeedMid Bedfordshirewhilst Independent
81.3%Mr Paul MarsdenShrewsbury and Atchamwhilst LDem

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