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Mike Hancock

Former Independent MP for Portsmouth South

Coalition Programme for Government - For

the policies outlined in the "programme for government" also known as the "coalition agreement" agreed between the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats are right.

Photo: UK Parliament

Mike Hancock generally voted for the policies included in the 2010 Conservative - Liberal Democrat Coalition Agreement

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about the policies included in the 2010 Conservative - Liberal Democrat Coalition Agreement:

  • On 25 Mar 2015: Mike Hancock was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 23 Mar 2015: Mike Hancock voted to approve the March 2015 budget which contained plans to spend £76bn more than was expected to be taken in and introduced a help to buy ISA, reduced corporation tax and increased spending on mental health by around £300m/year. Show vote
  • On 7 Nov 2014: Mike Hancock was absent for a vote on Football Governance Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 15 Jul 2014: Mike Hancock was absent for a vote on Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 15 Jul 2014: Mike Hancock was absent for a vote on Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 2 Jul 2014: Mike Hancock was absent for a vote on Finance Bill 2013-14 to 2014-15 — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 7 May 2014: Mike Hancock was absent for a vote on Minimum Price of Alcohol Show vote
  • On 28 Apr 2014: Mike Hancock was absent for a vote on High Speed Rail (London — West Midlands) Bill — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 28 Apr 2014: Mike Hancock was absent for a vote on High Speed Rail (London — West Midlands) Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 1 Apr 2014: Mike Hancock was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 1 Apr 2014: Mike Hancock was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 1 Apr 2014: Mike Hancock was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Carry-Over Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2014: Mike Hancock was absent for a vote on March 2014 Budget Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2014: Mike Hancock was absent for a vote on Budget Resolution — The Bank Levy Show vote
  • On 13 Mar 2014: Mike Hancock was absent for a vote on Backbench Business — Badger Cull Show vote
  • On 30 Jan 2014: Mike Hancock was absent for a vote on Immigration Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 4 Dec 2013: Mike Hancock voted to give voters the power to prompt a new election for an elected representative before their term of office comes to an end. Show vote
  • On 31 Oct 2013: Mike Hancock voted to approve spending money on preparations for a high speed rail network connecting at least London, Birmingham, the East Midlands, Sheffield, Leeds, and Manchester. Show vote
  • On 22 Oct 2013: Mike Hancock voted for a series of immigration measures including greater removal and enforcement powers, restrictions on the detention of children, the introduction of powers to levy an NHS charge on some of those seeking to enter the UK, and measures to prevent those not legally present in the UK renting properties and obtaining driving licenses. Show vote
  • On 2 Jul 2013: Mike Hancock voted to introduce a general anti-abuse rule to tackle abusive tax avoidance, to raise the basic income tax free allowance, and to support other tax changes proposed in the Finance Bill. Show vote
  • On 26 Jun 2013: Mike Hancock was absent for a vote on High Speed Rail (Preparation) Bill — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 26 Jun 2013: Mike Hancock was absent for a vote on High Speed Rail (Preparation) Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 5 Jun 2013: Mike Hancock was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Badger Cull Show vote
  • On 5 Jun 2013: Mike Hancock was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Badger Cull Show vote
  • On 4 Jun 2013: Mike Hancock was absent for a vote on Energy Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 15 Apr 2013: Mike Hancock was absent for a vote on Finance Bill 2013 — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2013: Mike Hancock was absent for a vote on March 2013 Budget Show vote
  • On 29 Jan 2013: Mike Hancock voted to postpone reviewing the boundaries of parliamentary constituencies until 2018 and also to delay a review into the effect of reducing the number of MPs Show vote
  • On 19 Dec 2012: Mike Hancock was absent for a vote on Energy Bill — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 25 Oct 2012: Mike Hancock was absent for a vote on Badger Cull Show vote
  • On 16 Jul 2012: Mike Hancock was absent for a vote on National Health Service — Health Spending and Rationing by Cost Show vote
  • On 10 Jul 2012: Mike Hancock was absent for a vote on House of Lords Reform Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 27 Jun 2012: Mike Hancock was absent for a vote on Electoral Registration and Administration Bill — Third Reading — Individual voter registration etc. Show vote
  • On 26 Jun 2012: Mike Hancock was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Defence Reform — Military Covenant — Strategic Defence and Security Review Assumptions Show vote
  • On 23 May 2012: Mike Hancock was absent for a vote on Electoral Registration and Administration Bill — Individual Electoral Registration — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 23 May 2012: Mike Hancock was absent for a vote on Electoral Registration and Administration Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 16 Apr 2012: Mike Hancock voted to raise the tax free income tax allowance, reduce corporation tax and recover child benefit from couples where an individual earns over £50,000. Show vote
  • On 16 Apr 2012: Mike Hancock voted to raise the tax free income tax allowance, reduce corporation tax and recover child benefit from couples where an individual earns over £50,000. Show vote
  • On 26 Mar 2012: Mike Hancock voted in favour of the March 2012 budget which planned spending of £683bn against expected revenue of £592bn and also increased the income tax personal tax free allowance, reduced corporation tax, introduced a new top rate of Stamp Duty and introduced a tax to recover child benefit from households with an individual earning over £50K. Show vote
  • On 13 Mar 2012: Mike Hancock was absent for a vote on Health and Social Care Bill Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2012: Mike Hancock voted to require Manchester City Council to hold a referendum on 3rd May 2012 on if to have a directly elected mayor. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2012: Mike Hancock voted to require Newcastle-upon-Tyne City Council to hold a referendum on 3rd May 2012 on if to have a directly elected mayor. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2012: Mike Hancock voted to require Sheffield City Council to hold a referendum on 3rd May 2012 on if to have a directly elected mayor. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2012: Mike Hancock voted to require Coventry City Council to hold a referendum on 3rd May 2012 on if to have a directly elected mayor. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2012: Mike Hancock voted to require Wakefield City Council to hold a referendum on 3rd May 2012 on if to have a directly elected mayor. Show vote
  • On 7 Feb 2012: Mike Hancock voted against banking reforms to give businesses easier access to credit and to bring transparency, accountability and responsibility into the setting of pay in the banking sector. Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2012: Mike Hancock voted to require Liverpool City Council to hold a referendum on 3rd May 2012 on if to have a directly elected mayor. Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2012: Mike Hancock voted to require Nottingham City Council to hold a referendum on 3rd May 2012 on if to have a directly elected mayor. Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2012: Mike Hancock voted to require Leeds City Council to hold a referendum on 3rd May 2012 on if to have a directly elected mayor. Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2012: Mike Hancock voted to require Bristol City Council to hold a referendum on 3rd May 2012 on if to have a directly elected mayor. Show vote
  • On 25 Jan 2012: Mike Hancock was absent for a vote on Draft City of Birmingham (Mayoral Referendum) Order 2012 — May 2012 Referendum on a Directly Elected Mayor Show vote
  • On 25 Jan 2012: Mike Hancock was absent for a vote on Draft City of Bradford (Mayoral Referendum) Order 2012 — May 2012 Referendum on a Directly Elected Mayor Show vote
  • On 23 Nov 2011: Mike Hancock was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Feed-in Tariff — Subsidies for Renewable or Low Carbon Electricity Generation Show vote
  • On 7 Nov 2011: Mike Hancock voted against requiring transitional arrangements where regional planning policies called regional strategies are abolished. Show vote
  • On 11 Oct 2011: Mike Hancock voted for a series of measures including requiring the police to destroy fingerprints and DNA taken in certain circumstances; to introduce a CCTV code of practice; to ban wheel clamping on private land; and to make new Freedom of Information provisions for datasets. Show vote
  • On 12 Sep 2011: Mike Hancock voted in favour of introducing elected police and crime commissioners for each police area in England and Wales outside of London. Show vote
  • On 12 Sep 2011: Mike Hancock voted to introduce directly elected Police and Crime Commissioners and to reject an alternative of Police and Crime Panels electing commissioners from among their number. Show vote
  • On 7 Sep 2011: Mike Hancock was absent for a vote on Health and Social Care Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 5 Jul 2011: Mike Hancock was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 18 May 2011: Mike Hancock was absent for a vote on Localism Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 26 Apr 2011: Mike Hancock voted in favour of the measures in the 2011 Budget including reducing the threashold for paying higher rate income tax, increasing the income tax free personal allowance, reducing corporation tax and reducing the main rate of corporation tax from 27 to 26%. Show vote
  • On 26 Apr 2011: Mike Hancock voted in favour of the measures in the 2011 Budget including reducing the threshold for paying higher rate income tax, increasing the income tax free personal allowance, reducing corporation tax and reducing the main rate of corporation tax from 27 to 26%. Show vote
  • On 31 Mar 2011: Mike Hancock voted to introduce Police and Crime Commissioners, to give local councils more powers in relation to licensing, and in support of the other measures in the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill. Show vote
  • On 29 Mar 2011: Mike Hancock voted in favour of the March 2011 budget which outlined £710 billion of government spending for 2011-12 while only expecting to bring in £589bn; a corporation tax cut, an increase in the personal income tax free allowance and a presumption in favour of sustainable development. Show vote
  • On 16 Feb 2011: Mike Hancock voted against a legally binding Military Covenant set out in law. Show vote
  • On 15 Feb 2011: Mike Hancock voted not to increase the permitted variation from the norm in the number of voters in each parliamentary constituency to 7.5% from the 5% previously proposed. Show vote
  • On 15 Feb 2011: Mike Hancock voted to create two Parliamentary constituencies wholly on the Isle of Wight rather than just one. Show vote
  • On 9 Feb 2011: Mike Hancock voted for a banking levy, a tax charged as a fraction of a bank's assets, and against a financial transaction tax. Show vote
  • On 31 Jan 2011: Mike Hancock was absent for a vote on Health and Social Care Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 17 Jan 2011: Mike Hancock voted to devolve more powers to local councils and local people particularly in relation to social housing and planning. Show vote
  • On 12 Jan 2011: Mike Hancock voted against privatising up to 90% of Royal Mail and against related restructuring. Show vote
  • On 13 Dec 2010: Mike Hancock voted to introduce Police and Crime Commissioners, to give local councils more powers in relation to licensing, and in support of the other measures in the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill. Show vote
  • On 2 Nov 2010: Mike Hancock was absent for a vote on Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 20 Oct 2010: Mike Hancock voted to reduce the number of MPs from 650 to 600 Show vote
  • On 20 Oct 2010: Mike Hancock voted to reduce the number of MPs to 600, and to equalise the number of electors in each UK Parliamentary constituency with some exceptions for hard to access areas. Show vote
  • On 6 Sep 2010: Mike Hancock voted not to oppose the combination of preparations for a referendum on the Alternative Vote electoral system with redrawing constituency boundaries. Show vote
  • On 6 Sep 2010: Mike Hancock voted in favour of a referendum on using the Alternative Vote system in general elections and for parliamentary constituency boundary changes which would have reduced the number of MPs from 650 to 600. Show vote
  • On 21 Jul 2010: Mike Hancock voted to require Academy Schools to follow the School Admissions Code. Show vote
  • On 8 Jun 2010: Mike Hancock voted to support the economic measures contained in the Liberal - Conservative Coalition's programme for government Show vote
  • On 8 Jun 2010: Mike Hancock voted to support the Government's programme as outlined in the Queen's Speech Show vote
  • On 7 Jun 2010: Mike Hancock voted to support the Liberal - Conservative Coalition's programme for government Show vote

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