Peter Soulsby

Former Labour MP for Leicester 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.

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Peter Soulsby almost always 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 31 Mar 2011: Peter Soulsby was absent for a vote on Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 29 Mar 2011: Peter Soulsby was absent for a vote on March 2011 Budget Show vote
  • On 16 Feb 2011: Peter Soulsby was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Military Covenant Show vote
  • On 15 Feb 2011: Peter Soulsby 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: Peter Soulsby voted against creating two Parliamentary constituencies wholly on the Isle of Wight rather than just one. Show vote
  • On 9 Feb 2011: Peter Soulsby voted against a banking levy, a tax charged as a fraction of a bank's assets, and for a financial transaction tax. Show vote
  • On 31 Jan 2011: Peter Soulsby 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: Peter Soulsby 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: Peter Soulsby voted against privatising up to 90% of Royal Mail and against related restructuring. Show vote
  • On 13 Dec 2010: Peter Soulsby 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: Peter Soulsby 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: Peter Soulsby voted to keep the number of MPs at 650, rather than reduce it to 600. Show vote
  • On 20 Oct 2010: Peter Soulsby 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: Peter Soulsby 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: Peter Soulsby 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: Peter Soulsby voted to require Academy Schools to follow the School Admissions Code. Show vote
  • On 8 Jun 2010: Peter Soulsby voted to criticise the economic measures contained in the Liberal - Conservative Coalition's programme for government Show vote
  • On 8 Jun 2010: Peter Soulsby voted to oppose the Government's programme as outlined in the Queen's Speech Show vote
  • On 7 Jun 2010: Peter Soulsby voted to criticise the Liberal - Conservative Coalition's programme for government Show vote

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