Voting Record — Vincent Cable MP, Twickenham (10084)

Vincent Cable

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

FromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
9 Jun 2017 6 Nov 2019 LDem 3 votes out of 331, 0.9% 331 votes out of 463, 71.5% 0 times
6 May 2010 30 Mar 2015 LDem 1 vote out of 648, 0.2% 648 votes out of 1239, 52.3% 0 times
5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 LDem 13 votes out of 840, 1.5% 840 votes out of 1288, 65.2% 0 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 LDem 14 votes out of 833, 1.7% 833 votes out of 1246, 66.9% 0 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 LDem 7 votes out of 442, 1.6% 442 votes out of 1273, 34.7% 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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HouseDateSubjectVincent CableLDem VoteRôle
6 Nov 2019Stopped being Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Cabinet Office),
21 Oct 2019Became Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Cabinet Office),
21 Oct 2019Stopped being Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Health and Social Care),
21 Aug 2019Became Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Health and Social Care),
22 Jul 2019Stopped being Leader of the Liberal Democrats,
Commons27 Jun 2018Regulation of Nursing Associates minorityaye Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2018Draft Passport (Fees) Regulations 2018 minorityaye Rebel
Commons31 Jan 2018Palace of Westminister — Restoration and Renewal — Cost-Effectiveness of Relocation minorityno Rebel
20 Jul 2017Became Leader of the Liberal Democrats,
20 Jul 2017Stopped being Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Treasury),
16 Jun 2017Became Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Treasury),
8 May 2015Stopped being The Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills,
HouseDateSubjectVincent CableLDem VoteRôle
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
Commons12 Mar 2012Election of Backbench Business Committee by Parties bothno Rebel
12 May 2010Became The Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills,
6 May 2010Stopped being Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Treasury),
HouseDateSubjectVincent CableLDem VoteRôle
Commons1 Jul 2009Deferred Divisions — Notices of questions etc. during september 2009 minorityaye Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill Third Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Clause 68 — Commencement minorityno Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Clause 4 — Prohibitions in connection with genetic material not of human origin minorityno Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [Lords] minorityno Rebel
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' salaries — Increase with Public Sector Earnings Index — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' salaries — Increases capped to 2.3% — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Animal DNA may be inserted into an embryo minorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Cannot use gametes or pronuclei — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Human-animal hybrid licenses minorityno Rebel
Commons6 Feb 2008Deferred Division — Local government Majorityunknown Unknown
18 Dec 2007Stopped being Acting Leader, Liberal Democrats,
15 Oct 2007Became Acting Leader, Liberal Democrats,
Commons28 Mar 2007Communications Allowance — establishment Majorityno Rebel
Commons1 Nov 2006Communications Allowance — Welcoming the principle Majorityno Rebel
Commons14 Mar 2006Animal Welfare Bill — New Clause "8" — Docking of dogs' tails — Working dogs minorityno Rebel
HouseDateSubjectVincent CableLDem VoteRôle
Commons10 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Weak Sunset Clause bothno Rebel
Commons10 Mar 2005Support For Members Who Have Chosen Not To Take Their Seats minorityno Rebel
Commons26 Jan 2005Car Mileage Allowance minorityno Rebel
Commons26 Jan 2005Modernisation of the House of Commons minorityno Rebel
Commons26 Jan 2005Modernisation of the House of Commons minorityaye Rebel
Commons18 Nov 2004Hunting Bill (Procedure) (No. 3) Majorityno 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 Majorityaye Rebel
Commons30 Jun 2004Business Deregulation Majorityno Rebel
Commons12 May 2004Deferred Division — Visitor Facilities minorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Feb 2004Child Trust Funds Bill — Clause 27 — Commencement bothaye Rebel
Commons21 Oct 2003European Parliamentary and Local Elections (Pilots) Bill (Carry-over) minorityaye Rebel
12 Jul 2003Became Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Treasury),
12 Jul 2003Stopped being Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Trade and Industry),
Commons17 Jun 2003Government Reshuffle bothaye Rebel
Commons16 Dec 2002Hunting Bill (Programme) minorityunknown Unknown
Commons15 Apr 2002City of London (Ward Elections) Bill — Schedule 3 — Repeals minorityaye Rebel
Commons15 Apr 2002City of London (Ward Elections) Bill — New Clause 1 — Exclusion of Crown Property minorityaye Rebel
Commons15 Apr 2002City of London (Ward Elections) Bill — New Clause 1 — Exclusion of Crown Property minorityno Rebel
Commons15 Nov 2001City of London (Ward Elections) Bill minorityaye Rebel
HouseDateSubjectVincent CableLDem VoteRôle
Commons19 Dec 2000Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Research Purposes) Regulations minorityaye Rebel
Commons7 Nov 2000Programming of Bills - I. Programme orders: supplementary provisions minorityno Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker Majorityaye Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno Rebel
22 Nov 1999Stopped being Member, Treasury Committee
1 Oct 1999Became Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Trade and Industry),
1 Oct 1999Stopped being Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Treasury) (EMU and the City),
Commons16 Jun 1999Immigration and Asylum Bill - Repeal of section 8 of the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 tellayeaye Teller
Commons3 Feb 1999Planning Majorityno Rebel
31 Jul 1998Became Member, Treasury Committee
Commons29 Jul 1998Parliamentary Oaths (Amendment) minorityno Rebel
Commons29 Jun 1998The Economy bothno Rebel
Commons22 Jun 1998Crime and Disorder Bill [Lords] minorityno Rebel
1 May 1997Became Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Treasury) (EMU and the City),

Policy Comparisons

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

46% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
92% Academy Schools - for
25% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
50% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
33% Apprenticeships
50% Assisted Dying
10% Asylum System - More strict
100% Ban fox hunting
20% Bankers' Bonus Tax
100% Brexit veto for Scotland, Wales and NI
28% Business and community control of schools: For
90% Cap or Reduce Public Sector Redundancy Payments
98% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
92% Closed Material Proceedure
82% Coalition Programme for Government - For
10% Control Orders
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
50% Crossrail - In favour
75% Cull Badgers
100% Decamp from Palace of Westminister During Works
23% Delegate more powers to government ministers
50% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
100% Deprivation of Citizenship - Easier to Do
50% Do more to help refugees inclding children
67% Easier access to abortion
90% Employee Shareholder Status
0% Employment rights
100% Encourage and incentivise saving
50% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
37% Energy Prices - More Affordable
100% Environmental water quality
82% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
74% European Union Integration - For
62% Excess Bedroom Benefit Reduction - Social Tenants
62% Fixed Term Parliaments
100% For the UK to Remain a Member of the EU
0% Foundation hospitals - In favour
100% Fox hunting - Ban
68% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
92% Fully Elected House of Lords
66% Further devolution to Northern Ireland
33% Further devolution to Scotland
54% Further devolution to Wales
58% Gambling - Against permissiveness
94% GP Commissioning in the NHS
0% Heathrow Third Runway - In Favour
7% Higher Benefits for Ill and Disabled
98% Higher Pay for Public Sector Workers
66% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
82% Higher taxes on banks
50% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
88% Homosexuality - Equal rights
79% HS2 - In Favour
76% Human Rights and Equality
0% Identity cards - For introduction
42% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
100% Incentivise membership of press regulator
80% Increase Air Passenger Duty
68% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
77% Increase the state pension age
81% Increase VAT
100% Inheritance Tax
2% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
96% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
11% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
9% Labour's Terrorism laws - For
0% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
75% Localise Council Tax Support
61% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
90% Make it easier to trigger a new election for an MP
25% Mansion Tax
83% Mass Retention of Communications Data
50% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
100% Military Action against Daesh / ISIL
27% Minimum Wage
0% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
100% More Emergency Service Workers
30% More powers for local councils
100% MPs decide if to approve a withdrawal agreeement
61% No detention without charge or trial
0% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
3% Nuclear power - For
66% Openness and Transparency - In Favour
58% Pension auto-enrolment - For
100% Police and Crime Commissioners
4% Post office - in favour of Government policy
96% Post office closures - against
84% Preserve Environmental Protection on EU Withdrawal
0% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
84% Privatise Royal Mail
82% Promote Occupational Pensions
38% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
1% Protesting near Parliament - Restrict
50% Public Ownership of Railways
12% Rail Fares - Lower
4% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
17% Reduce capital gains tax
64% Reduce central funding for local government
50% Reduce max amount people may be charged for care
74% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
17% Reduce taxes on domestic property transactions
79% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
42% Reducing the number of MPs - for
100% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
100% Referendum on any EU withdrawal arrangements
39% Referendum on UK's EU membership -For -Pre 2016
96% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
75% Register of Lobbyists
25% Regulate letting agent fees
17% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
81% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
0% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
50% Require voters to show photo ID before voting
100% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
62% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
71% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
90% Right for EU Citizens in the UK to Stay
42% Right to strike
77% Role of MPs in the House of Commons - Strengthen
84% Same Sex Marriage - for
69% Schools - Greater Autonomy
100% Sell England's Public Forests
78% Smoking ban - In favour
0% State control of bus services
64% Stop climate change
17% Support current and former armed service members
52% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
100% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
4% Termination of pregnancy - against
33% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
92% Trade Unions - Restrict
50% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
68% Transparency of Parliament
17% Trident replacement - In favour
100% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
90% University education fees - Should be free
40% University Tuition Fees - For
48% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
98% Voting age - Reduce to 16
100% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
0% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices
30% Woman's pension age increase - slow transition

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