Liam Byrne

Labour MP for Birmingham, Hodge Hill

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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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Liam Byrne generally voted against 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: Liam Byrne was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 23 Mar 2015: Liam Byrne was absent for a vote on March 2015 Budget Show vote
  • On 7 Nov 2014: Liam Byrne was absent for a vote on Football Governance Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 15 Jul 2014: Liam Byrne voted in favour of requiring the mass retention of information about communications, (but not the content of those communications); in favour of arrangements to limit access to such information; in favour of requiring those based outside of the UK to comply with warrants to intercept the content of communications and to state operators of internet-based services may be required enact such intercepts; and also in favour of limiting the use of intercepts, and police access to communications data, on economic grounds to cases involving the interests of national security. Show vote
  • On 15 Jul 2014: Liam Byrne voted in favour of requiring the mass retention of information about communications, (but not the content of those communications); in favour of arrangements to limit access to such information; in favour of requiring those based outside of the UK to comply with warrants to intercept the content of communications and to state operators of internet-based services may be required enact such intercepts; in favour of limiting the use of intercepts, and police access to communications data, on economic grounds to cases involving the interests of national security; and also in favour of more frequent reports from the Interception of Communications Commissioner and for the independent reviewer of terrorism legislation to review the operation and regulation of investigatory powers by May 2015. Show vote
  • On 2 Jul 2014: Liam Byrne voted against increasing the personal income tax allowance, against reducing corporation tax, and against giving a greater tax incentive to companies investing in assets, as well against other measures in the Finance Bill. Show vote
  • On 7 May 2014: Liam Byrne was absent for a vote on Minimum Price of Alcohol Show vote
  • On 28 Apr 2014: Liam Byrne voted for a High Speed Rail link between London and the West Midlands. Show vote
  • On 28 Apr 2014: Liam Byrne voted for a High Speed Rail link between London and the West Midlands. Show vote
  • On 1 Apr 2014: Liam Byrne voted against increasing the personal income tax allowance, against reducing corporation tax, and against giving a greater tax incentive to companies investing in assets, as well against other measures in the Finance Bill. Show vote
  • On 1 Apr 2014: Liam Byrne voted against increasing the personal income tax allowance, against reducing corporation tax, and against giving a greater tax incentive to companies investing in assets, as well against other measures in the Finance Bill. Show vote
  • On 1 Apr 2014: Liam Byrne voted against increasing the personal income tax allowance, against reducing corporation tax, and against giving a greater tax incentive to companies investing in assets, as well against other measures in the Finance Bill. Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2014: Liam Byrne voted against the the March 2014 budget, against increasing the personal income tax allowance, against reducing corporation tax, against capping welfare spending, against reducing alcohol duties and more. Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2014: Liam Byrne voted against increasing the rate of the bank levy tax and against changes aimed at improving the operational efficiency of the levy. Show vote
  • On 13 Mar 2014: Liam Byrne was absent for a vote on Backbench Business — Badger Cull Show vote
  • On 30 Jan 2014: Liam Byrne was absent for a vote on Immigration Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 4 Dec 2013: Liam Byrne 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: Liam Byrne was absent for a vote on High Speed Rail (Preparation) Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 22 Oct 2013: Liam Byrne was absent for a vote on Immigration Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 2 Jul 2013: Liam Byrne voted against introducing 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: Liam Byrne was absent for a vote on High Speed Rail (Preparation) Bill — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 26 Jun 2013: Liam Byrne was absent for a vote on High Speed Rail (Preparation) Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 5 Jun 2013: Liam Byrne voted against the proposed badger cull. Show vote
  • On 5 Jun 2013: Liam Byrne voted against culling badgers in an effort to control bovine tuberculosis. Show vote
  • On 4 Jun 2013: Liam Byrne was absent for a vote on Energy Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 15 Apr 2013: Liam Byrne was absent for a vote on Finance Bill 2013 — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2013: Liam Byrne voted against the proposed budget for 2013-14 which proposed 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: Liam Byrne 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: Liam Byrne voted against reforming 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: Liam Byrne was absent for a vote on Badger Cull Show vote
  • On 16 Jul 2012: Liam Byrne voted to ask the Government to take action to prevent rationing by cost in the NHS and to call on the Government to honour its pledge to increase health spending in real terms each year. Show vote
  • On 10 Jul 2012: Liam Byrne voted in favour of reforming the House of Lords, introducing 15 year terms for most members and introducing an elected element. Show vote
  • On 27 Jun 2012: Liam Byrne was absent for a vote on Electoral Registration and Administration Bill — Third Reading — Individual voter registration etc. Show vote
  • On 26 Jun 2012: Liam Byrne was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Defence Reform — Military Covenant — Strategic Defence and Security Review Assumptions Show vote
  • On 23 May 2012: Liam Byrne voted against introducing Individual Electoral Registration to replace the previous household based system. Show vote
  • On 23 May 2012: Liam Byrne voted against introducing individual voter registration and other changes to electoral registration and the administration of elections. Show vote
  • On 16 Apr 2012: Liam Byrne voted against raising the tax free income tax allowance, against reducing corporation tax and against recovering child benefit from couples where an individual earns over £50,000. Show vote
  • On 16 Apr 2012: Liam Byrne voted against raising the tax free income tax allowance, against reducing corporation tax and against recovering child benefit from couples where an individual earns over £50,000. Show vote
  • On 26 Mar 2012: Liam Byrne was absent for a vote on March 2012 Budget Show vote
  • On 13 Mar 2012: Liam Byrne was absent for a vote on Health and Social Care Bill Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2012: Liam Byrne was absent for a vote on Draft City of Manchester (Mayoral Referendum) Order 2012 — May 2012 Referendum on a Directly Elected Mayor Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2012: Liam Byrne was absent for a vote on Draft City of Newcastle-upon-Tyne (Mayoral Referendum) Order 2012 — May 2012 Referendum on a Directly Elected Mayor Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2012: Liam Byrne was absent for a vote on Draft City of Sheffield (Mayoral Referendum) Order 2012 — May 2012 Referendum on a Directly Elected Mayor Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2012: Liam Byrne was absent for a vote on Draft City of Coventry (Mayoral Referendum) Order 2012 — May 2012 Referendum on a Directly Elected Mayor Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2012: Liam Byrne was absent for a vote on Draft City of Wakefield (Mayoral Referendum) Order 2012 — May 2012 Referendum on a Directly Elected Mayor Show vote
  • On 7 Feb 2012: Liam Byrne voted for 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: Liam Byrne was absent for a vote on Draft City of Liverpool (Mayoral Referendum) Order 2012 — 3 May 2012 Referendum on a Directly Elected Mayor Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2012: Liam Byrne was absent for a vote on Draft City of Nottingham (Mayoral Referendum) Order 2012 — May 2012 Referendum on a Directly Elected Mayor Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2012: Liam Byrne was absent for a vote on Draft City of Leeds (Mayoral Referendum) Order 2012 — May 2012 Referendum on a Directly Elected Mayor Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2012: Liam Byrne was absent for a vote on Draft City of Bristol (Mayoral Referendum) Order 2012 — May 2012 Referendum on a Directly Elected Mayor Show vote
  • On 25 Jan 2012: Liam Byrne 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: Liam Byrne 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: Liam Byrne voted against 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: Liam Byrne voted to require transitional arrangements where regional planning policies called regional strategies are abolished. Show vote
  • On 11 Oct 2011: Liam Byrne was absent for a vote on Protection of Freedoms Bill — Third Reading — DNA Retention, Clamping, CCTV, FOI Datasets Show vote
  • On 12 Sep 2011: Liam Byrne was absent for a vote on Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill — Clause 1 — Police and Crime Commissioners Show vote
  • On 12 Sep 2011: Liam Byrne was absent for a vote on Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill — Clause 1 — Police and Crime Commissioners Show vote
  • On 7 Sep 2011: Liam Byrne voted against 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: Liam Byrne voted against 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: Liam Byrne was absent for a vote on Localism Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 26 Apr 2011: Liam Byrne was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Reject Second Reading Show vote
  • On 26 Apr 2011: Liam Byrne was absent for a vote on Finance Bill 2011 — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 31 Mar 2011: Liam Byrne was absent for a vote on Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 29 Mar 2011: Liam Byrne voted against 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: Liam Byrne voted for a legally binding Military Covenant set out in law. Show vote
  • On 15 Feb 2011: Liam Byrne voted 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: Liam Byrne voted against creating two Parliamentary constituencies wholly on the Isle of Wight rather than just one. Show vote
  • On 9 Feb 2011: Liam Byrne was absent for a vote on Taxation of the Financial Sector — Financial Transaction Tax — Banking Levy Show vote
  • On 31 Jan 2011: Liam Byrne voted against 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: Liam Byrne voted against devolving more powers to local councils and local people particularly in relation to social housing and planning. Show vote
  • On 12 Jan 2011: Liam Byrne was absent for a vote on Postal Services Bill — Third Reading — Privatisation of Royal Mail Show vote
  • On 13 Dec 2010: Liam Byrne voted against introducing Police and Crime Commissioners, against giving local councils more powers in relation to licensing, and against the other measures in the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill. Show vote
  • On 2 Nov 2010: Liam Byrne voted against holding a referendum on introducing the Alternative Vote system for electing MPs and against equalising 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: Liam Byrne voted to keep the number of MPs at 650, rather than reduce it to 600. Show vote
  • On 20 Oct 2010: Liam Byrne voted against reducing the number of MPs to 600 and against equalising the number of electors in each UK Parliamentary constituency. Show vote
  • On 6 Sep 2010: Liam Byrne voted 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: Liam Byrne voted against 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: Liam Byrne voted to require Academy Schools to follow the School Admissions Code. Show vote
  • On 8 Jun 2010: Liam Byrne voted to criticise the economic measures contained in the Liberal - Conservative Coalition's programme for government Show vote
  • On 8 Jun 2010: Liam Byrne voted to oppose the Government's programme as outlined in the Queen's Speech Show vote
  • On 7 Jun 2010: Liam Byrne voted to criticise the Liberal - Conservative Coalition's programme for government Show vote

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