Voting Record — Stephen Williams MP, Bristol West (11458)

Stephen Williams

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 5 votes out of 974, 0.5% 974 votes out of 1239, 78.6% 0 times
5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 LDem 9 votes out of 963, 0.9% 963 votes out of 1288, 74.8% 1 time

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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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HouseDateSubjectStephen WilliamsLDem VoteRôle
8 May 2015Stopped being The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government,
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Member, Members' Expenses Committee
Commons18 Nov 2014Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill — New Clause 2 — Pubs Code: Market Rent Only Option for Tenants of Large Pub-Owning Businesses minorityaye Rebel
31 Oct 2013Stopped being Member, Political and Constitutional Reform Committee
7 Oct 2013Became The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government,
Commons3 Sep 2013Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill — Committal to Committee and Timetable minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Jun 2013Opposition Day — Badger Cull minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Jun 2013Energy Bill — Clause 1 — Requirement to Set a Decarbonisation Target Range minorityno Rebel
Commons14 Sep 2011Energy Bill — Clause 42 — Energy Efficiency Requirement for Landlords of Private Rental Properties minorityno Rebel
18 Jul 2011Became Member, Members' Expenses Committee
Commons18 Oct 2010Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 2 — Entitlement to vote in the referendum bothno Rebel
12 Jul 2010Became Member, Political and Constitutional Reform Committee
6 May 2010Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State (Innovation, Universities and Skills),
HouseDateSubjectStephen WilliamsLDem VoteRôle
Commons12 Oct 2009New Member — Clause 18 — Trust special administrators: consequential amendments Majorityaye Rebel
Commons11 Mar 2009Deferred Divisions — Adjournment (easter) Majorityno Rebel
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' salaries — £650 catch-up payment — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons6 Jun 2008Motion to sit in private — Voting Age (Reduction) Bill tellayeno Rebel Teller
28 Jan 2008Stopped being Member, Children, Schools and Families Committee
20 Dec 2007Became Shadow Secretary of State (Innovation, Universities and Skills),
20 Dec 2007Stopped being Shadow Minister (Children, Young People and Families),
9 Nov 2007Became Member, Children, Schools and Families Committee
8 Nov 2007Stopped being Member, Education & Skills Committee
28 Jun 2007Became Shadow Minister (Children, Young People and Families),
28 Jun 2007Stopped being Shadow Minister (Education),
Commons26 Jun 2007Deferred Divisions — Off-Road Vehicles (Registration) Bill [Money] Majorityno Rebel
Commons28 Mar 2007Communications Allowance — establishment Majorityno Rebel
Commons1 Nov 2006September Sittings Majorityaye Rebel
Commons1 Nov 2006Communications Allowance — Welcoming the principle Majorityno Rebel
24 Apr 2006Stopped being Member, Public Accounts Committee
Commons14 Mar 2006Animal Welfare Bill — New Clause "8" — Docking of dogs' tails — Working dogs minorityno Rebel
10 Mar 2006Became Shadow Minister (Education),
10 Mar 2006Stopped being Shadow Minister (Health),
12 Jul 2005Became Member, Public Accounts Committee
12 Jul 2005Became Member, Education & Skills Committee
10 May 2005Became Shadow Minister (Health),

Policy Comparisons

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

6% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
100% Academy Schools - for
8% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
50% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
50% Apprenticeships
0% Asylum System - More strict
12% Bankers' Bonus Tax
19% Business and community control of schools: For
100% Cap or Reduce Public Sector Redundancy Payments
98% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
84% Closed Material Proceedure
87% Coalition Programme for Government - For
0% Control Orders
50% Crossrail - In favour
25% Cull Badgers
23% Delegate more powers to government ministers
100% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
100% Employee Shareholder Status
100% Encourage and incentivise saving
100% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
0% Energy Prices - More Affordable
82% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
73% European Union Integration - For
87% Excess Bedroom Benefit Reduction - Social Tenants
71% Fixed Term Parliaments
90% Fully Elected House of Lords
4% Further devolution to Scotland
25% Further devolution to Wales
28% Gambling - Against permissiveness
100% GP Commissioning in the NHS
82% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
86% Higher taxes on banks
100% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
83% Homosexuality - Equal rights
100% HS2 - In Favour
80% Human Rights and Equality
0% Identity cards - For introduction
30% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
100% Incentivise membership of press regulator
100% Increase Air Passenger Duty
100% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
98% Increase VAT
100% Inheritance Tax
82% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
6% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
7% Labour's Terrorism laws - For
7% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
100% Localise Council Tax Support
64% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
90% Make it easier to trigger a new election for an MP
13% Mansion Tax
73% Mass Retention of Communications Data
93% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
100% Military Action against Daesh / ISIL
1% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
12% Minumum Wage
7% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
38% More powers for local councils
38% No detention without charge or trial
0% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
14% Nuclear power - For
55% Openness and Transparency - In Favour
58% Pension auto-enrolment - For
100% 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
83% Promote Occupational Pensions
38% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
50% Public Ownership of Railways
12% Rail Fares - Lower
17% Reduce capital gains tax
100% Reduce central funding for local government
94% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
94% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
57% Reducing the number of MPs - for
100% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
39% 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
33% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
100% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
0% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
100% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
88% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
100% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
42% Right to strike
77% Role of MPs in the House of Commons - Strengthen
90% Same Sex Marriage - for
74% Schools - Greater Autonomy
100% Sell England's Public Forests
91% Smoking ban - In favour
0% State control of bus services
67% Stop climate change
1% Stronger Military Covenant
56% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
0% Termination of pregnancy - against
67% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
92% Trade Union Regulation
68% Transparency of Parliament
17% Trident replacement - In favour
50% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
55% University Tuition Fees - For
94% 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
13% Woman's pension age increase - slow transition

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