Eleanor Laing

Deputy Speaker and Chairman of Ways and Means

Conservative MP for Epping Forest

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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.

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Eleanor Laing 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.

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

  • On 25 Mar 2015: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 23 Mar 2015: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on March 2015 Budget Show vote
  • On 7 Nov 2014: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Football Governance Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 15 Jul 2014: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 15 Jul 2014: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 2 Jul 2014: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Finance Bill 2013-14 to 2014-15 — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 7 May 2014: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Minimum Price of Alcohol Show vote
  • On 28 Apr 2014: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on High Speed Rail (London — West Midlands) Bill — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 28 Apr 2014: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on High Speed Rail (London — West Midlands) Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 1 Apr 2014: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 1 Apr 2014: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 1 Apr 2014: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Carry-Over Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2014: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on March 2014 Budget Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2014: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Budget Resolution — The Bank Levy Show vote
  • On 13 Mar 2014: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Backbench Business — Badger Cull Show vote
  • On 30 Jan 2014: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Immigration Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 4 Dec 2013: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Recall of Elected Representatives — Power for Voters to Prompt New Election Before Term of Office Ends Show vote
  • On 31 Oct 2013: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on High Speed Rail (Preparation) Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 22 Oct 2013: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Immigration Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 2 Jul 2013: Eleanor Laing 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: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on High Speed Rail (Preparation) Bill — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 26 Jun 2013: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on High Speed Rail (Preparation) Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 5 Jun 2013: Eleanor Laing voted for the proposed badger cull. Show vote
  • On 5 Jun 2013: Eleanor Laing voted in favour of culling badgers in an effort to control bovine tuberculosis. Show vote
  • On 4 Jun 2013: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Energy Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 15 Apr 2013: Eleanor Laing 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 25 Mar 2013: Eleanor Laing voted to set a budget for 2013-14 involving raising £612bn and spending £720bn; continuing to reduce corporation tax, introducing a scheme to help people buy homes worth up to £600,000 and to increase the personal income tax allowance for those of working age. Show vote
  • On 29 Jan 2013: Eleanor Laing voted against postponing a review of the boundaries of parliamentary constituencies until 2018 and against delaying a review of the effect of reducing the number of MPs Show vote
  • On 19 Dec 2012: Eleanor Laing voted to reform the energy market with regard to reducing carbon dioxide emissions, securing supply, affordability for consumers and increasing generation from renewable sources. Show vote
  • On 25 Oct 2012: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Badger Cull Show vote
  • On 16 Jul 2012: Eleanor Laing voted against asking the Government to take action to prevent rationing by cost in the NHS and against calling on the Government to honour its pledge to increase health spending in real terms each year. Show vote
  • On 10 Jul 2012: Eleanor Laing voted against proposed reforms of the House of Lords including the introduction of 15 year terms for most members and an elected element. Show vote
  • On 27 Jun 2012: Eleanor Laing voted in favour of introducing individual voter registration and other changes to electoral registration and the administration of elections. Show vote
  • On 26 Jun 2012: Eleanor Laing voted against calling on the Government to strengthen the military covenant and against requesting a reassessment of the assumptions on which the Strategic Defence and Security Review was based. Show vote
  • On 23 May 2012: Eleanor Laing voted to introduce Individual Electoral Registration to replace the previous household based system. Show vote
  • On 23 May 2012: Eleanor Laing voted in favour of introducing individual voter registration and other changes to electoral registration and the administration of elections. Show vote
  • On 16 Apr 2012: Eleanor Laing 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: Eleanor Laing 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: Eleanor Laing 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: Eleanor Laing voted to support proposed NHS reforms including giving more power to GPs to commission services, strengthening the Care Quality Commission, and cutting admin costs for example by abolishing Primary Care Trusts. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2012: Eleanor Laing 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: Eleanor Laing 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: Eleanor Laing 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: Eleanor Laing 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: Eleanor Laing 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: Eleanor Laing 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: Eleanor Laing 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: Eleanor Laing 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: Eleanor Laing 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: Eleanor Laing 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: Eleanor Laing voted to require Birmingham City Council to hold a referendum on 3rd May 2012 on if to have a directly elected mayor. Show vote
  • On 25 Jan 2012: Eleanor Laing voted to require Bradford City Council to hold a referendum on 3rd May 2012 on if to have a directly elected mayor. Show vote
  • On 23 Nov 2011: Eleanor Laing voted in favour of cutting the subsidy for electricity generated via renewable or low-carbon methods on 12 December 2011 and against ensuring the future of the payments. Show vote
  • On 7 Nov 2011: Eleanor Laing voted against requiring transitional arrangements where regional planning policies called regional strategies are abolished. Show vote
  • On 11 Oct 2011: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Protection of Freedoms Bill — Third Reading — DNA Retention, Clamping, CCTV, FOI Datasets Show vote
  • On 12 Sep 2011: Eleanor Laing 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: Eleanor Laing 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: Eleanor Laing voted to support proposed NHS reforms including giving more power to GPs to commission services, strengthening the Care Quality Commission, and cutting admin costs for example by abolishing Primary Care Trusts. Show vote
  • On 5 Jul 2011: Eleanor Laing 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 18 May 2011: Eleanor Laing voted to devolve more powers to local councils and local people particularly in relation to social housing and planning. Show vote
  • On 26 Apr 2011: Eleanor Laing 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: Eleanor Laing 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: Eleanor Laing 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: Eleanor Laing 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: Eleanor Laing voted against a legally binding Military Covenant set out in law. Show vote
  • On 15 Feb 2011: Eleanor Laing 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: Eleanor Laing voted to create two Parliamentary constituencies wholly on the Isle of Wight rather than just one. Show vote
  • On 9 Feb 2011: Eleanor Laing 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: Eleanor Laing voted to support proposed NHS reforms including giving more power to GPs to commission services, strengthening the Care Quality Commission, and cutting admin costs for example by abolishing Primary Care Trusts. Show vote
  • On 17 Jan 2011: Eleanor Laing 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: Eleanor Laing voted to privatise up to 90% of Royal Mail and for related restructuring. Show vote
  • On 13 Dec 2010: Eleanor Laing 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: Eleanor Laing voted for a referendum on introducing the Alternative Vote system for electing MPs and to equalise the number of electors in each constituency via boundary changes which would also reduce the number of MPs from 650 to 600. Show vote
  • On 20 Oct 2010: Eleanor Laing voted to reduce the number of MPs from 650 to 600 Show vote
  • On 20 Oct 2010: Eleanor Laing 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: Eleanor Laing 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: Eleanor Laing 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: Eleanor Laing voted not to require Academy Schools to follow the School Admissions Code. Show vote
  • On 8 Jun 2010: Eleanor Laing voted to support the economic measures contained in the Liberal - Conservative Coalition's programme for government Show vote
  • On 8 Jun 2010: Eleanor Laing voted to support the Government's programme as outlined in the Queen's Speech Show vote
  • On 7 Jun 2010: Eleanor Laing voted to support the Liberal - Conservative Coalition's programme for government Show vote

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