The votes in Westminster: 2018

Generally voted against more EU integration

On 17 Jan 2018:
Tracey Crouch voted for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union.
Kelly Tolhurst voted for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union.
Rehman Chishti voted for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union.


Overview

Tracey, on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

Tracey has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament.

2018 Voting Record

How Tracey Crouch voted on Social Issues

Tracey Crouch generally voted against laws to promote equality and human rights

On 13 Jun 2018: voted against largely retaining the EU “Charter of Fundamental Rights” as part of UK law following the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union.

How Tracey Crouch voted on Foreign Policy

Generally voted against more EU integration

On 13 Jun 2018: voted against steps designed to ensure that the UK’s withdrawal from the EU does not result in the removal or diminution of any rights, powers, liabilities, obligations, restrictions, remedies and procedures that contribute to the protection and improvement of the environment.

On 17 Jul 2018: voted against making retaining membership of the European medicines regulatory network a government objective.

How Tracey Crouch voted on Taxation and Employment

Almost always voted for raising the threshold at which people start to pay income tax

On 1 Nov 2018: voted to increase the income thresholds for both starting to pay income tax, and for being charged income tax at the higher rate.

How Tracey Crouch voted on Business and the Economy

Almost always voted for new high speed rail infrastructure

On 30 Jan 2018: voted to build the second phase of the High Speed 2 rail network, a new high speed railway line between Fradley in the West Midlands and Crewe.

How Tracey Crouch voted on Constitutional Reform

Almost always voted for reducing central government funding of local government

On 7 Feb 2018: voted to set the main central government grant to local government for 2018-19 at a level 28% lower than it was set for 2017-18.

Almost always voted against transferring more powers to the Welsh Assembly
Generally voted against transferring more powers to the Scottish Parliament

On 17 Jul 2018: voted against requiring approval of the United Kingdom’s negotiating aims for international trade agreements from the Scottish Parliament, Welsh Assembly, and the Northern Ireland Assembly.

How Tracey Crouch voted on Environmental Issues

Generally voted against financial incentives for low carbon emission electricity generation methods

On 11 Jul 2018: voted to reduce support for former coal power stations running wholly or in part on biomass such as wood or other plant material.

Has Never Voted On

Has never voted on smoking bans

Has never voted on raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year

Has never voted on mass surveillance of people’s communications and activities

Has never voted on merging police and fire services under Police and Crime Commissioners


Overview

Kelly, on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

Kelly has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament.

2018 Voting Record

How Kelly Tolhurst voted on Social Issues

Consistently voted against laws to promote equality and human rights

On 13 Jun 2018: voted against largely retaining the EU “Charter of Fundamental Rights” as part of UK law following the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union.

How Kelly Tolhurst voted on Foreign Policy

Almost always voted against more EU integration

On 13 Jun 2018: voted against steps designed to ensure that the UK’s withdrawal from the EU does not result in the removal or diminution of any rights, powers, liabilities, obligations, restrictions, remedies and procedures that contribute to the protection and improvement of the environment.

On 17 Jul 2018: Kelly Tolhurst acted as teller for a vote on Trade Bill — New Clause 17 — UK Participation in the European Medicines Regulatory Network.

How Kelly Tolhurst voted on Welfare and Benefits

We don’t have enough information to calculate Kelly’s position on reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the “bedroom tax”).

On 8 May 2018: acted as teller for a vote on Secure Tenancies (Victims of Domestic Abuse) Bill — Clause 1 — Victims of Domestic Abuse — Benefit Reduction in Respect of Excess Bedrooms.

How Kelly Tolhurst voted on Taxation and Employment

Consistently voted for raising the threshold at which people start to pay income tax

On 1 Nov 2018: voted to increase the income thresholds for both starting to pay income tax, and for being charged income tax at the higher rate.

On 12 Nov 2018: voted in favour of proposed changes to the taxation system, including rises in the income thresholds for both starting to pay income tax, and for being charged income tax at the higher rate.

How Kelly Tolhurst voted on Business and the Economy

Consistently voted for new high speed rail infrastructure

On 30 Jan 2018: acted as teller for a vote on High Speed Rail (West Midlands — Crewe) Bill — Second Reading — High Speed 2 Phase 2 — Fradley to Crewe.

How Kelly Tolhurst voted on Constitutional Reform

Consistently voted for reducing central government funding of local government

On 7 Feb 2018: voted to set the main central government grant to local government for 2018-19 at a level 28% lower than it was set for 2017-18.

Generally voted against transferring more powers to the Welsh Assembly & Scottish Parliament

On 16 Jan 2018: voted against allowing the devolved administrations in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland to make laws which are incompatible with European Union law, and against new United Kingdom frameworks to replace European ones.

On 16 Jan 2018: voted to allow ministers in devolved administrations to make regulations to correct deficiencies in EU law retained as UK law following the UK’s withdrawal from the union without the consent of UK Government ministers.

On 12 Jun 2018: voted in favour of giving more powers to the devolved administrations than the European Union (Withdrawal) originally provided for and to set restrictions and scrutiny procedures applying to the use of those powers.

On 17 Jul 2018: acted as teller for a vote on Trade Bill — New Clause 20 — Approval of Negotiating Mandates — Devolved Administrations — International Trade Agreements.

How Kelly Tolhurst voted on Environmental Issues

Voted against financial incentives for low carbon emission electricity generation methods

On 11 Jul 2018: voted to reduce support for former coal power stations running wholly or in part on biomass such as wood or other plant material.


How Kelly Tolhurst voted on Miscellaneous Topics

On 5 Sep 2018: voted not to further restrict the circumstances in which landlords and letting agents can charge tenants for losses arising from a breach of a tenancy agreement.

On 5 Sep 2018: Kelly Tolhurst voted against higher fines for landlords or letting agencies breaching the law limiting what tenants can be charged for.

Has Never Voted On

Has never voted on greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections.


Overview

Rehman, on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

Has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament.

2018 Voting Record

How Rehman Chishti voted on Social Issues

Generally voted against laws to promote equality and human rights

On 13 Jun 2018: voted against largely retaining the EU “Charter of Fundamental Rights” as part of UK law following the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union.

How Rehman Chishti voted on Foreign Policy

Generally voted against more EU integration

On 13 Jun 2018: voted against steps designed to ensure that the UK’s withdrawal from the EU does not result in the removal or diminution of any rights, powers, liabilities, obligations, restrictions, remedies and procedures that contribute to the protection and improvement of the environment.

On 13 Jun 2018: voted not to make incompatibility with the general principles of EU law actionable in the UK courts following the UK’s withdrawal from the union.

On 17 Jul 2018: voted against making retaining membership of the European medicines regulatory network a government objective.

How Rehman Chishti voted on Taxation and Employment

Almost always voted for raising the threshold at which people start to pay income tax

On 1 Nov 2018: voted to increase the income thresholds for both starting to pay income tax, and for being charged income tax at the higher rate.

On 12 Nov 2018: voted in favour of proposed changes to the taxation system, including rises in the income thresholds for both starting to pay income tax, and for being charged income tax at the higher rate.

How Rehman Chishti voted on Business and the Economy

Consistently voted for new high speed rail infrastructure

On 30 Jan 2018: voted to build the second phase of the High Speed 2 rail network, a new high speed railway line between Fradley in the West Midlands and Crewe.

Has Never Voted On


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