Referendum on the UK's Membership of the EU

There have been a number of votes in Parliament on if there should be a national referendum on the United Kingdom's continued membership of the European Union.

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Baroness Hoey almost always voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU

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 a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU:

  • On 29 Feb 2016: Baroness Hoey voted against setting the date of the referendum on the UK's membership of the EU as the 23rd of June 2016, and against setting other dates relevant to the regulation of the referendum. Show vote
  • On 7 Sep 2015: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on European Union Referendum Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 9 Jun 2015: Baroness Hoey voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU. Show vote
  • On 9 Jun 2015: Baroness Hoey voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU. Show vote
  • On 17 Oct 2014: Baroness Hoey voted for a referendum on the United Kingdom's membership of the European Union to be held before 31 December 2017. Show vote
  • On 22 Nov 2013: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on European Union (Referendum) Bill — Clause 1 — Referendum on the UK's Membership of the EU on 23 October 2014 Show vote
  • On 5 Jul 2013: Baroness Hoey voted in favour of a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show vote
  • On 15 May 2013: Baroness Hoey voted to express regret that the Government had not included proposals for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU in their legislative programme. Show vote
  • On 24 Oct 2011: Baroness Hoey voted for a referendum on the United Kingdom's membership of the European Union Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2011: Baroness Hoey voted for a proposal that if a proposed transfer of powers from the UK to the EU was rejected in a referendum a subsequent, binding, referendum ought be held on the UK's membership of the EU. Show vote
  • On 5 Mar 2008: Baroness Hoey voted to require a referendum before the UK ratified the Treaty of Lisbon, a foundation of the European Union. Show vote
  • On 5 Mar 2008: Baroness Hoey voted to seek to enable a referendum on the UK's membership of the European Union. Show vote
  • On 4 Mar 2008: Baroness Hoey voted against a referendum on the United Kingdom's membership of the European Union (EU) Show vote

Climate Change

There have been votes in Parliament on targets for reducing carbon dioxide emissions and on increasing the proportion of electricity generated via renewable means as well as on the establishment of a UK Green Investment Bank, to invest in projects which, for example, reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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Baroness Hoey generally voted for measures to prevent climate change

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 measures to prevent climate change:

  • On 24 Oct 2019: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Queen's Speech — Programme for Government — The Economy — In the Interest of the Many — Green Industrial Revolution Show vote
  • On 25 Jun 2019: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on The Value Added Tax (Reduced Rate) (Energy-Saving Materials) Order 2019 Show vote
  • On 6 Sep 2016: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — New Clause 15 — VAT on Installation of Energy Saving Materials Show vote
  • On 9 May 2016: Baroness Hoey voted in favour of reducing the permitted carbon dioxide emission rate of new homes and against requiring a review of minimum energy performance requirements. Show vote
  • On 3 May 2016: Baroness Hoey voted to reduce the permitted carbon dioxide emission rate of new homes. Show vote
  • On 14 Mar 2016: Baroness Hoey voted to require a strategy for carbon capture and storage for the energy industry. Show vote
  • On 14 Mar 2016: Baroness Hoey voted to set a decarbonisation target for the UK within six months of June 2016 and to review it annually thereafter. Show vote
  • On 26 Oct 2015: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Clause 42 — Vehicle Tax — Relation to Carbon Dioxide Emissions — Surcharge for Vehicles Costing Over Forty Thousand Pounds Show vote
  • On 8 Sep 2015: Baroness Hoey voted against applying the Climate Change Levy tax to electricity generated from renewable sources. Show vote
  • On 14 Jul 2015: Baroness Hoey voted against the Summer 2015 budget which, among other measures, increased the minimum wage, replaced student maintenance grants with loans and cut tax credits. Show vote
  • On 14 Jul 2015: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Summer Budget 2015 Resolution 21 — Application of Climate Change Levy to Electricity from Renewable Sources Show vote
  • On 4 Dec 2013: Baroness Hoey voted to allow carbon dioxide emissions limits to be set in respect of existing stations which fit pollution abatement equipment. Show vote
  • On 4 Jun 2013: Baroness Hoey voted to require the setting of a target range for the amount of carbon dioxide (or other greenhouse gases) produced per unit of electricity generated. Show vote
  • On 4 Jun 2013: Baroness Hoey voted to allow financial incentives for small-scale low-carbon generation of electricity to be paid to plants which were previously too big to be eligible. Show vote
  • On 4 Jun 2013: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Energy Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 3 Jun 2013: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Energy Bill- Clause 42 — Exemption from Carbon Dioxide Emission Limits During Commissioning of Electricity Generation Plants Using Carbon Capture and Storage Show vote
  • On 19 Dec 2012: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Energy Bill — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 17 Oct 2012: Baroness Hoey voted to require the the UK Green Investment Bank to explicitly act in support of the target of reducing UK carbon emissions to 20% of 1990 levels by 2050. Show vote
  • On 17 Oct 2012: Baroness Hoey voted against establishing a Green Investment Bank, strengthening copyright law relating to commercialised works, encouraging employment disputes to be settled outside of tribunals, and other business related reforms. Show vote
  • On 11 Jun 2012: Baroness Hoey voted against establishing a Green Investment Bank, strengthening copyright law relating to commercialised works, encouraging employment disputes to be settled outside of tribunals, and other business related reforms. Show vote
  • On 14 Sep 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Energy Bill — Clause 42 — Bring Forward Date Landlords of Private Rented Homes Must Follow Domestic Energy Efficiency Regulations Show vote
  • On 21 Oct 2009: Baroness Hoey voted to call on the Government to sign up to the 10:10 campaign Show vote
  • On 28 Oct 2008: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Climate Change Bill — Electricity generating station performance standards — rejected Show vote
  • On 28 Oct 2008: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Climate Change Bill — International aviation and shipping emission projections — rejected Show vote
  • On 28 Oct 2008: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Climate Change Bill — Report on the civil estate Show vote
  • On 28 Oct 2008: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Climate Change Bill — Third Reading (and other amendments) Show vote
  • On 9 Jun 2008: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Climate Change Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 2 Jun 2008: Baroness Hoey voted to require the National Policy Statement to contain policies which contribute to the mitigation of, and adaptation to, climate change. Show vote
  • On 30 Apr 2008: Baroness Hoey voted to require the Government to establish a renewable energy feed-in tariff Show vote
  • On 8 May 2007: Baroness Hoey voted no on Climate Change — new sense of urgency — rejected Show vote
  • On 8 Nov 2004: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Housing Bill — Improvements in Energy Efficiency — rejected Show vote
  • On 27 Mar 2000: Baroness Hoey voted yes on "Table — 20. Climate change levy Show vote
  • On 10 Mar 2000: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Warm Homes and Energy Conservation Bill Show vote

Iraq War

A number of votes were held on if United Kingdom should take part in the US invasion of Iraq which began in March 2003.

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Baroness Hoey almost always voted against the Iraq war

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 Iraq war:

  • On 18 Mar 2003: Baroness Hoey voted to say that the case for war against Iraq has not yet been established, Show vote
  • On 18 Mar 2003: Baroness Hoey voted against a motion stating the Government should use all means necessary to ensure the disarmament of Iraq's weapons of mass destruction. Support for the motion by the majority of MPs led to the UK joining the US invasion of Iraq two days later. Show vote
  • On 26 Feb 2003: Baroness Hoey voted to say the case for military action against Iraq is as yet unproven Show vote
  • On 26 Feb 2003: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Iraq — Endorse UN Security Council Resolution 1441 — Final Opportunity for Iraq to Disarm Show vote
  • On 25 Nov 2002: Baroness Hoey voted against requiring the support of the UN Security Council and the support of a vote of MPs in the House of Commons before the commitment of UK forces to military action in Iraq. Show vote
  • On 24 Sep 2002: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Iraq — Weapons of Mass Destruction Show vote

Hunting Ban

A vote for a hunting ban is a vote against people being allowed to hunt wild animals (primarily foxes) with hounds.

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Baroness Hoey consistently voted against the hunting ban

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 hunting ban:

  • On 15 Sep 2004: Baroness Hoey voted no on Hunting Bill Show vote
  • On 30 Jun 2003: Baroness Hoey acted as teller for a vote on Hunting Bill — New Clause 6 — Use of Dogs Below Ground (No. 2) Show vote
  • On 30 Jun 2003: Baroness Hoey voted no on Hunting Bill — New Clause 11 — Registration in Respect of Hunting of Foxes Show vote
  • On 30 Jun 2003: Baroness Hoey voted no on Hunting Bill — New Clause 14 — Registration in Respect of Hunting of Mink Show vote
  • On 18 Mar 2002: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Hunting with Dogs: Self-Supervision Scheme Show vote
  • On 18 Mar 2002: Baroness Hoey voted yes on Hunting with Dogs: Hunting Under Licence Show vote
  • On 18 Mar 2002: Baroness Hoey voted no on Hunting with Dogs: Ban Show vote

ID Cards

There have been votes in Parliament on introducing a National Identity Register and an associated ID Card scheme to the United Kingdom.

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Baroness Hoey generally voted against introducing ID cards

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 introducing ID cards:

  • On 16 Mar 2006: Baroness Hoey voted no on Identity Cards Bill Show vote
  • On 13 Mar 2006: Baroness Hoey voted no on Identity Cards Bill — Voluntary registration when applying for a passport — rejected Show vote
  • On 13 Feb 2006: Baroness Hoey voted no on Identity Cards Bill — Applications relating to entries in Register Show vote
  • On 13 Feb 2006: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Identity Cards Bill — Clause 8 — Issue etc. of ID cards Show vote
  • On 13 Feb 2006: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Identity Cards Bill — Report of Costs and Benefits — rejected Show vote
  • On 13 Feb 2006: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Identity Cards Bill — Clause 24 — Appointment of National Identity Scheme Commissioner Show vote
  • On 13 Feb 2006: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Identity Cards Bill — Clause 24 — Appointment of National Identity Scheme Commissioner Show vote
  • On 18 Oct 2005: Baroness Hoey voted yes on Identity Cards Bill — Timetable Show vote
  • On 18 Oct 2005: Baroness Hoey voted yes on Identity Cards Bill — Recommittal to Select Committee Show vote
  • On 18 Oct 2005: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Identity Cards Bill — Access to the National Identity Register Show vote
  • On 18 Oct 2005: Baroness Hoey voted yes on Identity Cards Bill — Compulsory registration when applying for a Passport Show vote
  • On 18 Oct 2005: Baroness Hoey voted no on Identity Cards Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 28 Jun 2005: Baroness Hoey voted no on Identity Cards Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 28 Jun 2005: Baroness Hoey voted no on Identity Cards Bill — Timetable Show vote
  • On 10 Feb 2005: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Identity Cards Bill (Programme) (No. 2) Show vote
  • On 10 Feb 2005: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Identity Cards Bill — New Clause 1 — National Identification Scheme Show vote
  • On 10 Feb 2005: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Identity Cards Bill — New Clause 4 — Application of Freedom of Information Act Show vote
  • On 10 Feb 2005: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Identity Cards Bill — Clause 25 — Reports by Commissioner Show vote
  • On 10 Feb 2005: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Identity Cards Bill — Clause 5 — Applications Relating to Entries in Register Show vote
  • On 10 Feb 2005: Baroness Hoey voted no on Identity Cards Bill — Clause 31 — Tampering with the Register etc. Show vote
  • On 20 Dec 2004: Baroness Hoey voted yes on Identity Cards Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 20 Dec 2004: Baroness Hoey voted no on Identity Cards Bill Show vote
  • On 20 Dec 2004: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Identity Cards Bill (Programme) Show vote
  • On 20 Dec 2004: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Identity Cards Bill [Money] Show vote

University Tuition Fees

There have been votes in Parliament on tuition fees applicable to UK undergraduate students at universities in England. Subjects of specific votes have been on the subjects of introducing fees, increasing to fees, and capping fees.

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Baroness Hoey generally voted against university tuition fees

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 university tuition fees:

  • On 29 Jun 2017: Baroness Hoey voted for an energy price cap; for a properly resourced industrial strategy; to maintain the benefits of the European Single Market and Customs Union; to maintain the existing rights of EU nationals living in the UK and EU nationals living in the EU; for increased funding of public services; to scrap university tuition fees; to restore Education Maintenance Allowance, maintenance grants and nurses’ bursaries; to end the public sector pay cap and to increase the minimum wage. Show vote
  • On 25 May 2016: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Queen's Speech — Forcing Schools to Become Academies — Further Rises in University Tuition Fees Show vote
  • On 11 Sep 2012: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Higher and Further Education — Tuition Fees Show vote
  • On 9 Dec 2010: Baroness Hoey voted against raising the UK's undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. Show vote
  • On 9 Dec 2010: Baroness Hoey voted against raising the tuition fee cap to £6,000 per year for courses for which there are no plans in place to promote access and student finance information. Show vote
  • On 14 Sep 2004: Baroness Hoey voted against the immediate abolition of all tuition fees, the re-introduction of maintenance grants of up to £2,000 for students from low-income homes, and changes to the country's higher education system. Show vote
  • On 14 Sep 2004: Baroness Hoey voted to reject the Liberal Democrat policy of abolition of tuition fees. Show vote
  • On 19 Jul 2004: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on The Student Fees (Amounts) (England) Regulations 2004 Show vote
  • On 23 Jun 2004: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Higher Education Bill — Clause 27 — Sections 22 to 26: supplementary provisions Show vote
  • On 31 Mar 2004: Baroness Hoey voted for the introduction of variable university tuition fees (top-up fees) of up to £3,000 per year in place of the previous fixed fee of £1,250 per year. Show vote
  • On 31 Mar 2004: Baroness Hoey voted against the introduction of variable university tuition fees (top-up fees) of up to £3,000 per year in place of the previous fixed fee of £1,250 per year. Show vote
  • On 31 Mar 2004: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Higher Education Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 27 Jan 2004: Baroness Hoey voted against allowing university tuition fees to increase from £1125 per year to up to £3000 per year, and against making other changes to higher education funding and regulation arrangements. Show vote
  • On 1 Jul 1998: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Teaching and Higher Education Bill [Lords] — New arrangements for giving financial support to students Show vote
  • On 1 Jul 1998: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Teaching and Higher Education Bill [Lords] Show vote
  • On 4 Nov 1997: Baroness Hoey voted expressed approval of the existing (£1000/year) arrangements for tuition fees. Show vote

Labour's Anti-Terrorism Laws

A vote for Labour’s Anti-Terrorism Laws would have been a vote for the crime known as “Terrorism” to be treated in a different manner from murder and conspiracy to murder, and for it to have its own special category meaning that the normal rights not to be detained without charge or trial do not apply.

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Baroness Hoey generally voted against Labour's anti-terrorism laws

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 Labour's anti-terrorism laws:

  • On 14 Jul 2010: Baroness Hoey voted to reduce the maximum period of detention without charge for terrorist suspects from 28 to 14 days. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2010: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Terrorist Asset-Freezing (Temporary Provisions) Bill (Allocation of Time) Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2010: Baroness Hoey voted no on Terrorist Asset-Freezing (Temporary Provisions) Bill (Allocation of Time) — Clause 1 — Temporary validity of certain Orders in Council Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2010: Baroness Hoey voted no on Terrorist Asset-Freezing (Temporary Provisions) Bill (Allocation of Time) — Clause 1 — Temporary validity of certain Orders in Council Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2010: Baroness Hoey voted yes on Terrorist Asset-Freezing (Temporary Provisions) Bill (Allocation of Time) — Clause 1 — Temporary validity of certain Orders in Council Show vote
  • On 9 Jul 2009: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Terrorism Act 2006 (Disapplication of Section 25) Order 2009 Show vote
  • On 21 Feb 2008: Baroness Hoey voted no on Control orders — Annual renewal 2008 Show vote
  • On 22 Feb 2007: Baroness Hoey voted yes on Control Orders — Annual renewal 2007 Show vote
  • On 16 Mar 2006: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Terrorism Bill Show vote
  • On 16 Mar 2006: Baroness Hoey voted no on Terrorism Bill Show vote
  • On 15 Feb 2006: Baroness Hoey voted no on Terrorism Bill — Clause 1 — Encouragement of Terrorism Show vote
  • On 15 Feb 2006: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Terrorism Bill — Clause 3 — Application of Ss. 1 and 2 to Internet Activity etc. — Giving notice Show vote
  • On 15 Feb 2006: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Terrorism Bill — Clause 3 — Application of Ss. 1 And 2 to Internet Activity etc. — capability Show vote
  • On 9 Nov 2005: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Terrorism Bill — Timetable (No. 2) Show vote
  • On 9 Nov 2005: Baroness Hoey voted no on Terrorism Bill — Extension Of Period Of Detention to 90 Days Show vote
  • On 9 Nov 2005: Baroness Hoey voted yes on Terrorism Bill — Clause 1 — Encouragement of Terrorism — "unforeseen recklessness" Show vote
  • On 9 Nov 2005: Baroness Hoey voted yes on Terrorism Bill — Clause 1(2) — Encouragement of Terrorism — "glorifies" Show vote
  • On 3 Nov 2005: Baroness Hoey voted no on Terrorism Bill — Clause 6(1) — Training for Terrorism Show vote
  • On 3 Nov 2005: Baroness Hoey voted no on Terrorism Bill — Clause 8 — Attendance at a place used for Terrorist Training Show vote
  • On 2 Nov 2005: Baroness Hoey voted yes on Terrorism Bill — Clause 1 — Encouragement of Terrorism — "recklessly indifferent" Show vote
  • On 2 Nov 2005: Baroness Hoey voted to make the offence of Encouragement of Terrorism only apply to cases where an individual intended their actions to encourage terrorism. Show vote
  • On 2 Nov 2005: Baroness Hoey voted against making glorifying the commission or preparation of acts of terrorism an offense. Show vote
  • On 26 Oct 2005: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Terrorism Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 26 Oct 2005: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Terrorism Bill — Timetable Show vote
  • On 10 Mar 2005: Baroness Hoey voted no on Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Insisted Amendments — Application to a Court Show vote
  • On 10 Mar 2005: Baroness Hoey voted no on Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Insisted Amendment — Privy Council Review Show vote
  • On 10 Mar 2005: Baroness Hoey voted no on Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Weak Sunset Clause Show vote
  • On 10 Mar 2005: Baroness Hoey voted no on Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Insisted Amendment — Human Rights Obligations Show vote
  • On 10 Mar 2005: Baroness Hoey voted no on Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Insisted Amendment — Courts and Conrol Orders Show vote
  • On 10 Mar 2005: Baroness Hoey voted no on Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Insisted Amendment — Privy Council Review Show vote
  • On 10 Mar 2005: Baroness Hoey voted no on Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Weak Sunset Clause Show vote
  • On 10 Mar 2005: Baroness Hoey voted no on Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Insisted Again — Courts and Control Orders Show vote
  • On 10 Mar 2005: Baroness Hoey voted no on Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Insisted Amendment — Privy Council Review Show vote
  • On 10 Mar 2005: Baroness Hoey voted no on Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Insisted Amendment — Courts and Control Orders Show vote
  • On 10 Mar 2005: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Weak Sunset Clause Show vote
  • On 9 Mar 2005: Baroness Hoey voted no on Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Programme — Lords' Amendments Show vote
  • On 9 Mar 2005: Baroness Hoey voted no on Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Derogating Control Orders Show vote
  • On 9 Mar 2005: Baroness Hoey voted no on Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Rejection of Lords' Amendment to Clause 3 — Balance of Probability Show vote
  • On 9 Mar 2005: Baroness Hoey voted no on Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Rejection of New Lords' Clause — Duration of Control Orders Show vote
  • On 9 Mar 2005: Baroness Hoey voted no on Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Rejection of New Lords' Clause — Review by Privy Council Show vote
  • On 9 Mar 2005: Baroness Hoey voted no on Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Rejection of New Lords' Amendment — Sunset Clause Show vote
  • On 9 Mar 2005: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Rejection of Lords' Amendment — Human Rights Obligations Show vote
  • On 28 Feb 2005: Baroness Hoey voted to give a greater role to the courts in relation to the imposition of control orders. Show vote
  • On 28 Feb 2005: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Prevention of Terrorism Bill — New Clause 6 — Court of Terrorism Control Show vote
  • On 28 Feb 2005: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Clauses 1 to 13 Show vote
  • On 28 Feb 2005: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 23 Feb 2005: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Second Reading — Amendment Show vote
  • On 23 Feb 2005: Baroness Hoey voted no on Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 23 Feb 2005: Baroness Hoey voted no on Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Programme — Committee of the whole House Show vote
  • On 3 Mar 2004: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001 — Renewal of indefinite detention Show vote
  • On 25 Feb 2004: Baroness Hoey voted yes on Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001 — Privy Counsel Report Show vote
  • On 13 Dec 2001: Baroness Hoey voted yes on Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Bill — Removal of Sunset Clause — Insistence Show vote
  • On 12 Dec 2001: Baroness Hoey voted yes on Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Bill — Programme — Lord' Amendments Show vote
  • On 12 Dec 2001: Baroness Hoey voted yes on Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Bill — Government Amendments Show vote
  • On 12 Dec 2001: Baroness Hoey voted no on Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Bill — Reinstating Clause 39 — Religious hatred offences Show vote
  • On 12 Dec 2001: Baroness Hoey voted yes on Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Bill — Removal of Sunset Clause Show vote
  • On 26 Nov 2001: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Bill — Clauses 79 to 87 — Fissile Nuclear Material, Aviation Security Show vote
  • On 26 Nov 2001: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Bill — Amendment to Clause 89 — Identification at a Police Station Show vote
  • On 26 Nov 2001: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Bill — Amendment to Clause 97 — Jurisdiction of MoD police Show vote
  • On 26 Nov 2001: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Bill — Clauses 101 to 105, 120 to 122 — Communication Data Show vote
  • On 26 Nov 2001: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Bill — Amendment to Clause 17 — Disclosure Powers Show vote
  • On 26 Nov 2001: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 21 Nov 2001: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Bill — Programme — Timetable of Debate Show vote
  • On 21 Nov 2001: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Bill — New Clause 6 — Sunset Clause Show vote
  • On 21 Nov 2001: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Bill — Terrorist certification by Home Secretary Show vote
  • On 21 Nov 2001: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Bill — Indefinite detention of suspected terrorists Show vote
  • On 21 Nov 2001: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Bill — Special Immigration Appeals Commission Show vote
  • On 21 Nov 2001: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Bill — Clause 109 and 110 — Implementation of the third pillar Show vote
  • On 19 Nov 2001: Baroness Hoey voted yes on Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 19 Nov 2001: Baroness Hoey voted yes on Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Bill — Programme — Committee of the Whole House Show vote

European Union Integration

There have been votes in Parliament on the degree of the UK's integration with the European Union. Specific matters voted on include the UK's opt out from the European Union Police and Criminal Justice Measures and the establishment of a European Union External Action Service.

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Baroness Hoey generally voted against more EU integration

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 more EU integration:

  • On 24 Oct 2019: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Queen's Speech — Programme for Government — Leaving the European Union Show vote
  • On 23 Oct 2019: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Draft Freedom of Establishment and Free Movement of Services (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Show vote
  • On 15 Oct 2019: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Draft Environment (Legislative Functions from Directives) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 — Transfer of Powers from EU to UK on Exit Show vote
  • On 4 Sep 2019: Baroness Hoey voted against requiring the Prime Minister to seek a delay to the UK leaving the EU until 31 January 2020 unless MPs have approved either terms of a withdrawal agreement, or withdrawal without an agreement. Show vote
  • On 4 Sep 2019: Baroness Hoey voted against requiring the Prime Minister to seek a delay to the UK leaving the EU until 31 January 2020 unless MPs have approved either terms of a withdrawal agreement, or withdrawal without an agreement. Show vote
  • On 3 Sep 2019: Baroness Hoey voted against enabling the House of Commons to pass a bill to require the Prime Minister to seek to delay withdrawal to prevent the UK leaving the EU without a withdrawal agreement, unless doing so is approved by MPs. Show vote
  • On 25 Jun 2019: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on The Value Added Tax (Reduced Rate) (Energy-Saving Materials) Order 2019 Show vote
  • On 9 Apr 2019: Baroness Hoey voted against seeking to delay the UK leaving the EU until 30 June 2019. Show vote
  • On 2 Apr 2019: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on The Geo-Blocking Regulation (Revocation) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 — Traders Discriminating Based on Nationality or Location of Customer Show vote
  • On 1 Apr 2019: Baroness Hoey voted against a permanent and comprehensive United Kingdom-wide customs union with the European Union. Show vote
  • On 1 Apr 2019: Baroness Hoey voted against continued relatively free movement of goods, services, persons and capital between the UK, EU, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland, achieved via membership of European Free Trade Association (EFTA); and against external tariff alignment between the UK and the EU. Show vote
  • On 27 Mar 2019: Baroness Hoey voted to leave the European Union on the 12th of April 2019 without a withdrawal agreement. Show vote
  • On 26 Mar 2019: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Government Assessment of Medium Term Economic and Budgetary Position for Submission to the European Commission Show vote
  • On 13 Feb 2019: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Securitisation Regulations 2018 — Proposal to Revoke — Regulation of Conversion of Loans into Securities — European Union Law Show vote
  • On 11 Feb 2019: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Financial Services (Implementation of Legislation) Bill — UK Implementation of Future EU Law — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 30 Jan 2019: Baroness Hoey voted to revoke arrangements for cross-border action to tackle infringements of various EU consumer laws. Show vote
  • On 30 Jan 2019: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Draft Maritime Transport Access to Trade and Cabotage (Revocation) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Show vote
  • On 29 Jan 2019: Baroness Hoey voted voted not to seek to delay the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union; not to rule out leaving without a withdrawal agreement; and against Scotland remaining in the European Union. Show vote
  • On 28 Jan 2019: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Immigration and Social Security Co-Ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill — Second Reading — UK Immigration Controls for EU Citizens Show vote
  • On 16 Jan 2019: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on UK Participation In The EU Agency For Criminal Justice Cooperation (Eurojust) — EU Coordination and Cooperation in Policing and Justice Show vote
  • On 19 Dec 2018: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Markets in Financial Instruments (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 Show vote
  • On 19 Dec 2018: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Draft Accounts and Reports (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 Show vote
  • On 11 Sep 2018: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill — New Clause 1 — Continued Participation in the European Arrest Warrant Show vote
  • On 18 Jul 2018: Baroness Hoey voted for greater partnership and cooperation between European Union members, the European Union, the European Atomic Energy Community, and the Republic of Armenia. Show vote
  • On 18 Jul 2018: Baroness Hoey voted to strengthen relations between the EU, its Member States and Cuba Show vote
  • On 18 Jul 2018: Baroness Hoey voted to broaden engagement, dialogue and cooperation with Canada in areas of common interest, such as: human rights and democracy, international peace and security and effective multilateralism, economic and sustainable development, and justice, freedom and security. Show vote
  • On 18 Jul 2018: Baroness Hoey voted to strengthen cooperation between the EU, its Member States and Australia in a range of sectors of mutual interest. Show vote
  • On 18 Jul 2018: Baroness Hoey voted to consolidate and strengthen cooperation between the EU, its Member States and New Zealand in a range of sectors of mutual interest. Show vote
  • On 17 Jul 2018: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Trade Bill — New Clause 17 — UK Participation in the European Medicines Regulatory Network Show vote
  • On 17 Jul 2018: Baroness Hoey voted against making it a UK negotiating objective to establish a free trade area for goods between the UK and the EU and, if that cannot be agreed by the 21st of January 2019, against making reaching an agreement to enable the UK’s participation in a customs union with the EU a negotiating objective. Show vote
  • On 13 Jun 2018: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 19 — Seek Full Access to European Union Internal Market via Withdrawal Agreement Negotiations Show vote
  • On 13 Jun 2018: Baroness Hoey voted against making the UK's withdrawal from the EU conditional on seeking, as an objective for the UK's negotiation of the withdrawal agreement, an international agreement which enables the United Kingdom to continue to participate in the European Economic Area. Show vote
  • On 13 Jun 2018: Baroness Hoey voted against making the UK's withdrawal from the EU conditional on a statement on how the UK's continued participation in a customs union with the EU was sought during negotiations on the withdrawal agreement. Show vote
  • On 13 Jun 2018: Baroness Hoey voted to largely retain the EU "Charter of Fundamental Rights" as part of UK law following the UK's withdrawal from the European Union. Show vote
  • On 13 Jun 2018: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Schedule 1 — Retention of General Principles of EU Law Show vote
  • On 13 Jun 2018: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — New Clause — Maintenance of EU Environmental Principles and Standards Show vote
  • On 23 Jan 2018: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Nuclear Safeguards Bill — Transition Period — Nuclear Regulation — Euratom Show vote
  • On 17 Jan 2018: Baroness Hoey voted against requiring an agreement for the UK to remain a member of the EU single market and customs union before allowing ministers to make regulations to implement an agreement on the UK's withdrawal from the EU. Show vote
  • On 17 Jan 2018: Baroness Hoey voted for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 17 Jan 2018: Baroness Hoey voted for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 16 Jan 2018: Baroness Hoey voted to preserve, on the UK's withdrawal from the EU all rights, powers, liabilities, obligations, restrictions, remedies and procedures present in UK law as a result of the UK's membership of the EU. Show vote
  • On 16 Jan 2018: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 5 — EU Charter of Fundamental Rights Show vote
  • On 20 Dec 2017: Baroness Hoey voted against the UK retaining the EU's common customs tariff and common commercial policy. Show vote
  • On 20 Dec 2017: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — New Clause 54 — Transition Period Show vote
  • On 13 Dec 2017: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — New Clause 22 — European Economic Area Agreement — Single Market Show vote
  • On 12 Dec 2017: Baroness Hoey voted to allow laws which were required by the UK's membership of the European single market to be weakened, removed or replaced by Ministers after the UK's withdrawal from the EU. Show vote
  • On 21 Nov 2017: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — New Clause 79 — Reporting Amendments to EU Laws Forming Part of UK Law — Workers' Rights Show vote
  • On 21 Nov 2017: Baroness Hoey voted for the European Union Charter of Fundamental Rights to remain part of UK law on the UK's withdrawal from the European Union. Show vote
  • On 21 Nov 2017: Baroness Hoey voted against retaining general principles of EU law derived from EU treaties, direct EU legislation and EU directives, as part of UK law after the UK leaves the EU, and voted to only retain those general principles deriving from European Court [of justice] case law. Show vote
  • On 14 Nov 2017: Baroness Hoey voted against requiring the consent of the Scottish Parliament, the National Assembly for Wales and the Northern Ireland Assembly for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 14 Nov 2017: Baroness Hoey voted to end the supremacy of EU law in domestic law and to remove the mechanism which enables the flow of new EU law into UK law. Show vote
  • On 14 Nov 2017: Baroness Hoey voted not to require courts or tribunals to have regard to anything done on or after exit day by the European Court, another EU entity or the EU. Show vote
  • On 11 Sep 2017: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 11 Sep 2017: Baroness Hoey voted to end the supremacy of EU law in UK law; to convert EU law into domestic law on the UK's exit from the European Union and to give ministers the power to correct deficiencies in retained EU law. Show vote
  • On 19 Apr 2017: Baroness Hoey voted not to approve the Government's assessment of the UK's medium term economic and budgetary position for submission to the European Commission. Show vote
  • On 13 Mar 2017: Baroness Hoey voted against guaranteeing EU derived rights, and the potential to acquire residency rights, for EU and EEA citizens legally resident in the UK. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Baroness Hoey voted against requiring the Prime Minister to give a series of undertakings before giving notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Baroness Hoey voted against requiring notice of the UK's withdrawal from the EU to preserve rights acquired in Northern Ireland as a result of European Union membership and against requiring the notification to preserve the right of the people of Northern Ireland determine for themselves if they prefer a union with Great Britain or a sovereign united Ireland. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Baroness Hoey voted to empower the Prime Minister to give notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Baroness Hoey voted against seeking to protect the residence rights of citizens of the European Union and their family members who were lawfully resident in the United Kingdom on 23 June 2016. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Baroness Hoey voted against the UK remaining a member of the European Atomic Agency Community (Euratom) when withdrawing from the European Union and against treating leaving Euratom separately from leaving the European Union. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Baroness Hoey voted to empower the Prime Minister to give notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 7 Feb 2017: Baroness Hoey voted not to prevent the Prime Minister giving notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union if the European Council have not undertaken that if the United Kingdom Parliament doesn't agree the terms of the United Kingdom's leaving of the European Union the United Kingdom's will remain an EU member under the existing terms. Show vote
  • On 7 Feb 2017: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill — New Clause 143 — Financial Liability of the UK towards the EU Show vote
  • On 6 Feb 2017: Baroness Hoey voted against only allowing the Prime Minister to give notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union a month after the approach to, and objectives for, withdrawal negotiations have been agreed by representatives of the Scottish, Welsh and Northern Ireland administrations. Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2017: Baroness Hoey voted to empower the Prime Minister to give notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2017: Baroness Hoey voted to empower the Prime Minister to give notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 7 Dec 2016: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on The United Kingdom Leaving the European Union Show vote
  • On 7 Dec 2016: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on The United Kingdom Leaving the European Union Show vote
  • On 14 Sep 2016: Baroness Hoey voted for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 6 Jul 2016: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on EU Nationals Currently Living in the UK — Right to Remain Show vote
  • On 15 Jun 2016: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on European Union Membership Show vote
  • On 23 Mar 2016: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Government Assessment of Medium Term Economic and Budgetary Position for Submission to the European Commission Show vote
  • On 14 Mar 2016: Baroness Hoey voted not to take account of carbon dioxide emissions traded via the European Union to Emissions Trading Scheme when calculating the state of the UK carbon account for periods from 2028 onwards Show vote
  • On 9 Mar 2016: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Proposed European Union Directive on Measures to Combat Terrorism Show vote
  • On 24 Feb 2016: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Draft Passenger and Goods Vehicles (Tachographs) (Amendment) Regulations 2016 — Digital Tachographs — Remote Access — Satellite Positioning Show vote
  • On 14 Dec 2015: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on European Union Documents — Relocation of Migrants in need of International Protection Show vote
  • On 19 Nov 2014: Baroness Hoey voted against the UK rejoining a series of European Union schemes for closer police and judicial co-operation in criminal matters. Show vote
  • On 10 Nov 2014: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Transposing European Union Criminal Justice and Data Protection Measures into UK Law Show vote
  • On 30 Apr 2014: Baroness Hoey voted not to approve the Government's assessment of the UK's medium term economic and budgetary position for submission to the European Commission. Show vote
  • On 27 Jan 2014: Baroness Hoey voted to limit the EU's "Europe for Citizens" programme to education about, and reflection on, the Holocaust, armed conflicts and totalitarian regimes in Europe’s history and to explicitly forbid the programme from promoting European citizenship, integration or institutions. Show vote
  • On 27 Jan 2014: Baroness Hoey voted against a 185 million Euro EU Europe for Citizens programme of activities and not to require EU institutions to deposit their archives at the European University Institute Show vote
  • On 22 Jan 2014: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on European Commission Work Programme 2014 and Support for Completion of the EU Single Market Show vote
  • On 17 Jan 2014: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Benefit Entitlement (Restriction) Bill Show vote
  • On 13 Jan 2014: Baroness Hoey voted against a 185 million Euro EU Europe for Citizens programme of activities and not to require EU institutions to deposit their archives at the European University Institute Show vote
  • On 4 Dec 2013: Baroness Hoey voted against an EU trade agreement with Colombia and Peru Show vote
  • On 15 Jul 2013: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Opt Out from European Union Police and Criminal Justice Measures Show vote
  • On 15 Jul 2013: Baroness Hoey voted against opting out of all EU police and criminal justice measures adopted before December 2009 Show vote
  • On 15 Jul 2013: Baroness Hoey voted to consider the views of the Association of Chief Police Officers when deciding when to opt into Europol's European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation and Training; and against making opting in conditional on Europol not being given the power to direct national law enforcement agencies to initiate investigations or share data that conflicts with national security. Show vote
  • On 22 Apr 2013: Baroness Hoey voted not to approve the Government's assessment of the UK's medium term economic and budgetary position for submission to the European Commission. Show vote
  • On 6 Nov 2012: Baroness Hoey voted against the UK's involvement in a European Supervisory Authority, the European Banking Authority. Show vote
  • On 31 Oct 2012: Baroness Hoey voted to call on the UK Government to seek a real terms cut in the European Union budget Show vote
  • On 24 Apr 2012: Baroness Hoey voted against EU data sharing for criminal justice purposes. Show vote
  • On 13 Dec 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — European Union Show vote
  • On 23 Nov 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Deferred Division — Schengen Governance Show vote
  • On 14 Sep 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on European Union Directive — Access to a Lawyer Show vote
  • On 24 May 2011: Baroness Hoey voted strongly against EU bailouts of countries in financial trouble. Show vote
  • On 23 Mar 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Establishment of the European Stability Mechanism Show vote
  • On 9 Feb 2011: Baroness Hoey voted not to support the Government's position that the UK should not contribute to the European Stability Mechanism and financial assistance for Euro area Member States should primarily be provided by other euro area Member States. Show vote
  • On 25 Jan 2011: Baroness Hoey voted to require a referendum prior to UK giving emergency financial assistance via the EU to member states other than the Republic of Ireland. Show vote
  • On 14 Dec 2010: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on European Union Documents- Corporate Governance in Financial Institutions and Remuneration Policies Show vote
  • On 10 Nov 2010: Baroness Hoey voted against approving the Government's position that any sanctions proposed by the EU in relation to economic governance do not apply to the UK. Show vote
  • On 14 Jul 2010: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on European Union External Action Service Show vote
  • On 17 Mar 2009: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Data Retention (EC Directive) Regulations 2009 — Retention of Communications Data by Communications Providers Show vote
  • On 11 Mar 2009: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Deferred Divisions — second strategic energy review and european energy networks Show vote
  • On 10 Mar 2009: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Motion to reject the European Working Time Directive — rejected Show vote
  • On 11 Mar 2008: Baroness Hoey voted no on Lisbon Treaty — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 5 Mar 2008: Baroness Hoey voted to seek to enable a referendum on the UK's membership of the European Union. Show vote
  • On 5 Mar 2008: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Clause on 'Commencement' of the Bill should remain in the Bill Show vote
  • On 5 Mar 2008: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — The Treaty does not affect the supremacy of the UK parliament — rejected Show vote
  • On 4 Mar 2008: Baroness Hoey voted yes on Lisbon Treaty — Parliamentary control of decisions made at the European Union level — rejected Show vote
  • On 4 Mar 2008: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Clause on 'parliamentary control of decisions' to remain in the Bill Show vote
  • On 3 Mar 2008: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Accept the changes of terminology in the Lisbon Treaty Show vote
  • On 3 Mar 2008: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Increase of powers of European Parliament Show vote
  • On 27 Feb 2008: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Disapproves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty with regards to climate change — rejected Show vote
  • On 27 Feb 2008: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Approves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty with regards to climate change Show vote
  • On 27 Feb 2008: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Enshrine the Lisbon Treaty into UK law Show vote
  • On 26 Feb 2008: Baroness Hoey voted yes on Lisbon Treaty — Disapproves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty with regards to the European Union's institutions — rejected Show vote
  • On 26 Feb 2008: Baroness Hoey voted no on Lisbon Treaty — Approves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty with regards to the European Union's institutions Show vote
  • On 26 Feb 2008: Baroness Hoey voted yes on Lisbon Treaty — Exclude the European Union from regulating the conservation of marine biological resources — rejected Show vote
  • On 25 Feb 2008: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Disapproves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty with regards to international development — rejected Show vote
  • On 25 Feb 2008: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Approves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty with regards to international development Show vote
  • On 20 Feb 2008: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Disapproves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty with regards to foreign affairs — rejected Show vote
  • On 20 Feb 2008: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Approves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty with regards to foreign affairs Show vote
  • On 20 Feb 2008: Baroness Hoey voted yes on Lisbon Treaty — Remove foreign policy role of the President of the European Council — rejected Show vote
  • On 6 Feb 2008: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Disapproves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty with regards to the single market — rejected Show vote
  • On 6 Feb 2008: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Approves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty with regards to the single market Show vote
  • On 6 Feb 2008: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Prevent competition rules from becoming an exclusive policy area of the European Union — rejected Show vote
  • On 5 Feb 2008: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Disapproves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty with regards to human rights — rejected Show vote
  • On 5 Feb 2008: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Approves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty with regards to human rights Show vote
  • On 5 Feb 2008: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Exclude human rights from the policy area of the European Union — rejected Show vote
  • On 30 Jan 2008: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Disapproves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty in relation to energy — rejected Show vote
  • On 30 Jan 2008: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Approves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty in relation to energy Show vote
  • On 30 Jan 2008: Baroness Hoey voted yes on Lisbon Treaty — Exclude energy from being a shared policy area in the European Union — rejected Show vote
  • On 29 Jan 2008: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Disapproves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty in terms of justice and home affairs — rejected Show vote
  • On 29 Jan 2008: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Exclude the European Court of Justice's regulations on police and justice matters — rejected Show vote
  • On 29 Jan 2008: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Exclude the European Union's measures on judicial cooperation in criminal matters — rejected Show vote
  • On 28 Jan 2008: Baroness Hoey voted yes on Lisbon Treaty — Amendment to proposed Commons timetable for debate — rejected Show vote
  • On 28 Jan 2008: Baroness Hoey voted no on Lisbon Treaty — Commons timetable for debate Show vote
  • On 21 Jan 2008: Baroness Hoey voted no on Lisbon Treaty — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 12 Dec 2007: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on European Community Documents — Funding of European political parties Show vote
  • On 19 Nov 2007: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on European Communities (Finance) Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 29 Nov 2006: Baroness Hoey voted yes on European Community Documents — European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights, and Fundamental Rights and Citizenship Programme Show vote
  • On 26 Oct 2006: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on European Union — A Citizens' Agenda Show vote
  • On 16 May 2006: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill — Disapplication of European Communities Act 1972 — rejected Show vote

Ministers Intervening in Inquests

There have been votes in Parliament on the powers of ministers to intervene in inquests. Specific votes were held on questions including if the Secretary of State ought be able to order a coroner's inquest to take place without a jury and if a minister ought be able to suspend a coroner's inquest.

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Baroness Hoey almost always voted against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests

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All votes about allowing ministers to intervene in inquests:

  • On 12 Nov 2009: Baroness Hoey voted yes on Coroners and Justice Bill — Schedule 1 — Explicit Approval of Lord Chief Justice Required for Minister to Suspend Coroner's Inquiry -rejected Show vote
  • On 9 Nov 2009: Baroness Hoey voted against allowing the Lord Chancellor (a minister) to suspend an inquest and replace it with an inquiry and against allowing the use of intercepted communications evidence in inquests. Show vote
  • On 26 Jan 2009: Baroness Hoey voted no on Coroners and Justice Bill — Condemn the Coroners and Justice Bill — rejected Show vote
  • On 10 Jun 2008: Baroness Hoey voted yes on Counter-Terrorism Bill — Disallow inquests without a jury in England and Wales — rejected Show vote
  • On 10 Jun 2008: Baroness Hoey voted no on Counter Terrorism Bill — Lord Chief Justice to appoint "special coroners" — rejected Show vote

Autonomy for Schools

There have been votes in Parliament on giving greater autonomy for schools, including on if more schools should be able to obtain the financial and managerial freedom from local authority control associated with "academy" status, and the degree of freedom schools ought have in relation to admissions policies.

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Baroness Hoey voted a mixture of for and against greater autonomy for schools

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All votes about greater autonomy for schools:

  • On 29 Jan 2014: Baroness Hoey voted to require all teachers in all state-funded schools to have, or be working towards, Qualified Teacher Status. Show vote
  • On 30 Oct 2013: Baroness Hoey voted to require state school teachers to have, or be working towards, qualified teacher status. Show vote
  • On 11 May 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Education Bill — New Clause 9 — Requirement to achieve specified standard: suppliers of careers guidance Show vote
  • On 11 May 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Education Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Education Bill (second reading) Show vote
  • On 26 Jul 2010: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Academies Bill — Clause 16 — Pre-commencement applications etc Show vote
  • On 26 Jul 2010: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Academies Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 21 Jul 2010: Baroness Hoey voted to allow schools for children with special needs to become academies. Show vote
  • On 21 Jul 2010: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Academies Bill — New Academies Only Where There is Proven Need -rejected Show vote
  • On 21 Jul 2010: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Academies Bill — Personal, Social and Health Education in Academy School Curricula -rejected Show vote
  • On 21 Jul 2010: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Academies Bill — Require Academies to Comply with the School Admissions Code — rejected Show vote
  • On 21 Jul 2010: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Academies Bill — Academy Schools to Comply with Exclusion and Behaviour Legislation — rejected Show vote
  • On 21 Jul 2010: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Academies Bill — Selective Schools Becoming Academies Exempt from Requirement to Provide Education for Pupils of Different Abilities Show vote
  • On 19 Jul 2010: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Academies Bill — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 19 Jul 2010: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Academies Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 24 May 2006: Baroness Hoey voted no on Education and Inspections Bill — Regulate schools' admissions policies — rejected Show vote
  • On 24 May 2006: Baroness Hoey voted no on Education and Inspections Bill — End selection by ability — rejected Show vote
  • On 24 May 2006: Baroness Hoey voted no on Education and Inspections Bill — Requirement "to have regard to" the Secretary of State's Code for School Admissions — rejected Show vote
  • On 24 May 2006: Baroness Hoey voted yes on Education and Inspections Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 23 May 2006: Baroness Hoey voted no on Education and Inspections Bill — Duty to encourage schools to become foundation schools — rejected Show vote
  • On 23 May 2006: Baroness Hoey voted no on Education and Inspections Bill — Acceptance of school rules a condition of admission — rejected Show vote
  • On 15 Mar 2006: Baroness Hoey voted yes on Education and Inspections Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 15 Jul 2002: Baroness Hoey voted yes on Education Bill — Lords Amendment on Academies' Admissions Arrangements Show vote
  • On 6 Feb 2002: Baroness Hoey voted no on Education Bill — No requirements of attendance at a place of religious worship — rejected Show vote
  • On 6 Feb 2002: Baroness Hoey voted no on Education Bill — No requirements of attendance at a place of religious worship (No. 2) — rejected Show vote
  • On 6 Feb 2002: Baroness Hoey voted no on Education Bill — Abolish selection by aptitude in state schools — rejected Show vote
  • On 5 Feb 2002: Baroness Hoey voted no on Education Bill — Power of school to innovate without permission of the Secretary of State — rejected Show vote
  • On 24 Mar 1998: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on School Standards and Framework Bill — End Partial Selection of Pupils — rejected Show vote
  • On 24 Mar 1998: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on School Standards and Framework Bill — Abolition of corporal punishment in schools Show vote
  • On 24 Mar 1998: Baroness Hoey voted yes on School Standards and Framework Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 11 Mar 1998: Baroness Hoey voted no on School Standards and Framework Bill — Exemption from strict class size limits — rejected Show vote
  • On 11 Mar 1998: Baroness Hoey voted no on School Standards and Framework Bill — Grant Maintained Schools (Parental Ballot) — rejected Show vote

Removing Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords

There have been votes in Parliament on the removal of the hereditary peers from the House of Lords.

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Baroness Hoey generally voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords

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All votes about removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords:

  • On 19 Oct 2016: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on House of Lords Reform and Size of the House of Commons Show vote
  • On 10 Jul 2012: Baroness Hoey 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 23 Jun 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Establishment of Draft House of Lords Reform Bill (Joint Committee) Show vote
  • On 7 Mar 2007: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on House of Lords Reform — Remove Hereditary Places Show vote
  • On 8 Jul 2003: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on House of Lords Reform — Exclusion of remaining Hereditary Peers Show vote
  • On 10 Nov 1999: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on House of Lords Bill — Exceptions from the rule that hereditary peers should be abolished Show vote
  • On 16 Mar 1999: Baroness Hoey voted yes on House of Lords Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 16 Feb 1999: Baroness Hoey voted no on House of Lords Bill — Hereditary peers to be elected by House of Lords members — rejected Show vote
  • On 15 Feb 1999: Baroness Hoey voted no on House of Lords Bill — Exclusion of hereditary peers from voting — rejected Show vote
  • On 2 Feb 1999: Baroness Hoey voted no on House of Lords Bill — Decline to give a Second Reading — rejected Show vote
  • On 2 Feb 1999: Baroness Hoey voted yes on House of Lords Bill — Second Reading Show vote

Proportional Representation When Electing MPs

There have been votes in Parliament on if the system used to elect MPs to the House of Commons should change to a one where the proportion of seats won by a political party better reflects the proportion of the vote they win.

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Baroness Hoey voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs

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All votes about a more proportional system for electing MPs:

  • On 20 Jul 2016: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Electoral Reform (Proportional Representation and Reduction of Voting Age) Show vote
  • On 16 Dec 2015: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Representation of the People (Proportional Representation) (House of Commons) Bill — Leave to Bring In Show vote
  • On 2 Nov 2010: Baroness Hoey voted to only automatically act on the outcome of the referendum on introducing the alternative vote system for electing MPs if at least forty per cent of electors entitled to vote did so. Show vote
  • On 12 Oct 2010: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Part 3 — Question for referendum on the system for electing MPs Show vote
  • On 9 Feb 2010: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Constitutional Reform and Governance Bill — Amendment to New Clause 88 — Referendum on voting systems Show vote
  • On 9 Feb 2010: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Constitutional Reform and Governance Bill — New Clause 88 — Referendum on Voting System for Electing MPs Show vote

Asylum

A vote for a stricter asylum system would be a vote to tighten the criteria for granting asylum, to set greater restrictions on activities asylum seekers are permitted to undertake, and to reduce the support provided to those seeking asylum.

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Baroness Hoey generally voted for a stricter asylum system

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All votes about a stricter asylum system:

  • On 25 Apr 2016: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Immigration Bill — Asylum Seekers: Permission to Work after Six Months Show vote
  • On 1 Dec 2015: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Immigration Bill — Clause 8 — Offence of Illegal Working Show vote
  • On 1 Dec 2015: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Immigration Bill — Clauses 13-16 — Residential Tenancies Show vote
  • On 1 Dec 2015: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Immigration Bill — Support for Failed Asylum Seekers and Illegal Migrants Show vote
  • On 1 Dec 2015: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Immigration Bill — Clause 34 — Human Rights Appeals within the United Kingdom Show vote
  • On 1 Dec 2015: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Immigation Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 13 Oct 2015: Baroness Hoey voted against creating criminal offences of renting a home, driving, and working, while disqualified from doing so due to immigration status; and against other measures in the Immigration Bill Show vote
  • On 13 Oct 2015: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Immigration Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 25 Jul 2007: Baroness Hoey voted yes on The Asylum (Designated States) Order 2007 Show vote
  • On 29 Mar 2006: Baroness Hoey voted yes on Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Bill — Allow failed asylum seekers to be given cash rather than vouchers — rejected Show vote
  • On 16 Nov 2005: Baroness Hoey voted no on Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Bill — Prevent the government from interpreting the Geneva Convention so that terrorism can be used as grounds to dismiss asylum claims — rejected Show vote
  • On 16 Nov 2005: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 1 Mar 2004: Baroness Hoey voted no on Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, Etc.) Bill — Burden of proof on prosecution rather than defendant in cases where immigrants to not have travel documents — rejected Show vote
  • On 1 Mar 2004: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, Etc.) Bill — Give support to failed asylum seekers and their families — rejected Show vote
  • On 1 Mar 2004: Baroness Hoey voted yes on Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, Etc.) Bill — Asylum appeals should be referred to a higher court — rejected Show vote
  • On 1 Mar 2004: Baroness Hoey voted yes on Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, Etc.) Bill — Give support to asylum seekers even when they make a late claim — rejected Show vote
  • On 1 Mar 2004: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, Etc.) Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 17 Dec 2003: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc.) Bill — Decline to give a Second Reading — rejected Show vote
  • On 17 Dec 2003: Baroness Hoey voted yes on Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc.) Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 16 Jul 2003: Baroness Hoey voted yes on Asylum (Designated States) (No. 2) Order 2003 Show vote
  • On 17 Mar 2003: Baroness Hoey voted yes on Asylum (Designated States) Order 2003 Show vote
  • On 5 Nov 2002: Baroness Hoey voted no on Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — Asylum seekers can be placed in accommodation centres even if there is no local school pace for dependent children Show vote
  • On 5 Nov 2002: Baroness Hoey voted yes on Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — Refuse support to asylum seekers who make a late claim Show vote
  • On 12 Jun 2002: Baroness Hoey voted yes on Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — Allow the withdrawal of support from immigrants and asylum seekers in certain circumstances Show vote
  • On 12 Jun 2002: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — Do not penalise those who bring passengers to the UK without the necessary authority — rejected Show vote
  • On 12 Jun 2002: Baroness Hoey voted yes on Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 11 Jun 2002: Baroness Hoey voted yes on Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — Do not allow appeals against rejected asylum claims from within the UK if the claim is unfounded Show vote
  • On 11 Jun 2002: Baroness Hoey voted no on Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — Allow earlier rights of appeal — rejected Show vote

Royal Mail

There have been votes in Parliament on the privatisation of Royal Mail. Royal Mail was privatised in October 2013.

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Baroness Hoey voted against the privatisation of Royal Mail

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All votes about the privatisation of Royal Mail:

  • On 12 Jan 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Postal Services Bill — New Clause 2 — Minimum 10 Year Agreement With Post Office Limited Required before Royal Mail Sale Show vote
  • On 12 Jan 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Postal Services Bill — Third Reading — Privatisation of Royal Mail Show vote
  • On 27 Oct 2010: Baroness Hoey voted against moves intended to permit the privatisation of Royal Mail and to make the company more attractive to private investors. The vote was also against changing the rules relating to ownership of the Post Office and against passing provisions modifying the regulation of postal services, particularly to protect the UK's universal postal service. Show vote
  • On 11 Feb 2009: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Royal Mail — Rapid partial privatization — rejected Show vote
  • On 11 Feb 2009: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Royal Mail — Notes Conservatives' failure to invest Show vote

Encouragement of Occupational Pensions

A vote to encourage occupational pensions is a vote to promote workplace pension schemes for example by making them tax efficient and easy for employers to run and for employees to understand.

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Baroness Hoey generally voted against encouraging occupational pensions

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All votes about encouraging occupational pensions:

  • On 18 Oct 2011: Baroness Hoey voted against accelerating raising the state pension age to 66, against amending the rules on enrollment to occupational pensions and against taking a pension contribution from judges' pay. Show vote
  • On 20 Jun 2011: Baroness Hoey voted against accelerating raising the state pension age to 66, against amending the rules on enrollment to occupational pensions and against taking a pension contribution from judges' pay. Show vote
  • On 28 Jun 2010: Baroness Hoey voted to oppose measures intended to make workplace pensions more attractive. Show vote
  • On 8 Mar 2010: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Delegated Legislation — Pensions — Automatic Enrolment Regulations Show vote
  • On 2 Mar 2004: Baroness Hoey voted no on Pensions Bill Show vote

VAT Rate

There have been votes in Parliament on the rate at which Value Added Tax (VAT) is charged.

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Baroness Hoey generally voted against increasing the rate of VAT

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All votes about increasing the rate of VAT:

  • On 25 Jun 2019: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on The Value Added Tax (Reduced Rate) (Energy-Saving Materials) Order 2019 Show vote
  • On 26 Oct 2015: Baroness Hoey voted against the measures in the Finance Bill including against an increase in the income tax personal allowance, and against capping the rates of VAT and income tax at their existing rates until the next general election. Show vote
  • On 21 Jul 2015: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Finance Bill 2015-16 — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 21 Jul 2015: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Finance Bill 2015-16 — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 14 Jul 2015: Baroness Hoey voted against the Summer 2015 budget which, among other measures, increased the minimum wage, replaced student maintenance grants with loans and cut tax credits. Show vote
  • On 18 Apr 2013: Baroness Hoey voted to reduce VAT from 20% to 17.5% Show vote
  • On 5 Sep 2012: Baroness Hoey voted to introduce a tax on bankers' bonuses to fund 25,000 additional affordable homes, to make planned investment sooner, to reduce VAT on home improvements and to call on the Government to create jobs. Show vote
  • On 5 Sep 2012: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — House Building — Bankers' Bonus Tax — VAT on Work on Homes Show vote
  • On 3 Jul 2012: Baroness Hoey voted to cut VAT from 20% to 17.5% Show vote
  • On 17 May 2012: Baroness Hoey voted for measures to stimulate economic growth and job creation; for a tax on bank bonuses to fund guaranteed jobs for young people out of work for over a year; to reduce VAT; for a tax break for small firms taking on extra workers and to make infrastructure investment sooner. Show vote
  • On 17 May 2012: Baroness Hoey voted to create jobs; to tax bank bonuses to fund guaranteed jobs for young people out of work for a year; to cut VAT; to give a tax break to small firms taking on more workers and to make infrastructure investment sooner. Show vote
  • On 16 May 2012: Baroness Hoey voted in favour of reducing public transport fares, and reducing VAT on fuel to help motorists and boost the economy. Show vote
  • On 11 Jan 2012: Baroness Hoey voted in favour of a series of measures aimed at making energy bills more affordable, including extending benefits, reforming the energy market, reducing VAT on home improvements and reforming the Green Deal scheme. Show vote
  • On 14 Dec 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Bank Bonuses — Jobs Guarantee — New Homes — VAT — Tax Incentives for Small Companies Employing More Workers Show vote
  • On 23 Nov 2011: Baroness Hoey voted to start long-term investment projects sooner, to reduce VAT on home improvements and repairs, and to give a tax break to small companies employing new workers. Show vote
  • On 9 Nov 2011: Baroness Hoey voted to introduce a tax on bank bonuses to guarantee a job for 100,000 young people and build 25,000 affordable homes; to make investment sooner; to reducing VAT, and to introduce a tax break for small firms taking on extra workers. Show vote
  • On 12 Oct 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Jobs and Growth Show vote
  • On 28 Jun 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Value Added Tax (Change of Rate) Order 2011 Show vote
  • On 22 Jun 2011: Baroness Hoey voted to reduce the deficit over a longer period, to cut VAT to 17.5%, to repeat the 2010 bank bonus tax, to build 25,000 affordable homes and create 100,000 jobs for young people. Show vote
  • On 20 Jul 2010: Baroness Hoey voted to oppose the 2010 Finance Bill which included an increase in VAT from 17.5% to 20% among other measures. Show vote
  • On 13 Jul 2010: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Rate of Value Added Tax Show vote
  • On 13 Jul 2010: Baroness Hoey voted to exempt charities' charitable activities from the January 2011 increase in VAT from 17.5% to 20%. Show vote
  • On 13 Jul 2010: Baroness Hoey voted to delay the increase in VAT from 17.5% to 20% by a year from 4 January 2011 to the 4 January 2012 if a report on the effects of the VAT rise had not been completed. Show vote
  • On 13 Jul 2010: Baroness Hoey voted against increasing Value Added Tax from 17.5% to 20% from the 4th of January 2011. Show vote
  • On 6 Jul 2010: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 28 Jun 2010: Baroness Hoey voted not to raise VAT to 20% from the 4th of January 2011. Show vote
  • On 17 Dec 2008: Baroness Hoey voted no on Reduction of VAT from 17.5% to 15% Show vote

Equalise Number of Electors Per Parliamentary Constituency

There have been votes in Parliament on equalising the number of people who elect each MP. Specific votes have been held on if there ought be exceptions to rules aimed at equalising the size of constituencies for special cases such as Cornwall and the Isle of Wight.

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Baroness Hoey almost always voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency

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All votes about an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency:

  • On 18 Nov 2016: Baroness Hoey voted to keep the number of MPs at 650, and permit 5% more flexibility in the variation of the number of electors per constituency. Show vote
  • On 29 Jan 2013: Baroness Hoey 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 15 Feb 2011: Baroness Hoey 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: Baroness Hoey 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: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 11 — Number and distribution of seats — Isle of Wight Show vote
  • On 15 Feb 2011: Baroness Hoey voted against creating two Parliamentary constituencies wholly on the Isle of Wight rather than just one. Show vote
  • On 2 Nov 2010: Baroness Hoey 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 1 Nov 2010: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 11 — number and distribution of seats Show vote
  • On 1 Nov 2010: Baroness Hoey voted for a provision which would have ensured a whole number of MPs would represent each of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, Anglesey, Argyll and Bute, the Highland Council area and the Isle of Wight. Show vote
  • On 20 Oct 2010: Baroness Hoey 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: Baroness Hoey 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

Civil Service Redundancy Payments

There have been votes in Parliament on introducing a cap on civil service redundancy payments.

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Baroness Hoey voted a mixture of for and against capping civil service redundancy payments

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All votes about capping civil service redundancy payments:

  • On 13 Oct 2010: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Superannuation Bill — New Clause 1 — Consents required for civil service compensation scheme modifications Show vote
  • On 13 Oct 2010: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Superannuation Bill — Clause 1 — Limits on value of benefits provided under civil service compensation scheme Show vote
  • On 13 Oct 2010: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Superannuation Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 7 Sep 2010: Baroness Hoey voted against capping civil service redundancy payments at a maximum of 12 months’ pay for compulsory redundancy and 15 months’ for voluntary exits. Show vote
  • On 7 Sep 2010: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Superannuation Bill — Second Reading Show vote

Automatic Enrolment in Occupational Pensions

A vote for automatic enrolment in occupational pensions is a vote for low-to-mid income earners to be enrolled into pension schemes automatically.

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Baroness Hoey voted a mixture of for and against automatic enrolment in occupational pensions

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All votes about automatic enrolment in occupational pensions:

  • On 28 Jun 2010: Baroness Hoey voted to oppose measures intended to make workplace pensions more attractive. Show vote
  • On 8 Mar 2010: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Delegated Legislation — Pensions — Automatic Enrolment Regulations Show vote

Undergraduate Tuition Fees - England

There have been votes in Parliament on the level of undergraduate tuition fees universities in England are permitted to charge students from the UK.

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Baroness Hoey voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year

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All votes about raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year:

  • On 9 Dec 2010: Baroness Hoey voted against raising the UK's undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. Show vote

Number of MPs in the House of Commons

There have been votes in Parliament on reducing the number of MPs in the House of Commons and reviewing the boundaries of parliamentary constituencies.

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Baroness Hoey almost always voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons

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All votes about fewer MPs in the House of Commons:

  • On 18 Nov 2016: Baroness Hoey voted to keep the number of MPs at 650, and permit 5% more flexibility in the variation of the number of electors per constituency. Show vote
  • On 19 Oct 2016: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on House of Lords Reform and Size of the House of Commons Show vote
  • On 29 Jan 2013: Baroness Hoey 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 1 Nov 2010: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 11 — number and distribution of seats Show vote
  • On 20 Oct 2010: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 8 — Review Welsh Parliamentry Constituancies With Respect to Further Devoloution Show vote
  • On 20 Oct 2010: Baroness Hoey voted to keep the number of MPs at 650, rather than reduce it to 600. Show vote
  • On 6 Sep 2010: Baroness Hoey 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 6 Sep 2010: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill (Money) Show vote

Foundation Hospitals

Foundation Hospitals are hospitals run by NHS Foundation Trusts. An NHS Foundation Trust is part of the NHS in England and Wales given financial and managerial independence from the Department of Health.

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Baroness Hoey almost always voted against introducing foundation hospitals

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All votes about introducing foundation hospitals:

  • On 19 Nov 2003: Baroness Hoey voted against introducing NHS foundation trusts, bodies with a degree of financial and managerial independence from the Department of Health. Show vote
  • On 19 Nov 2003: Baroness Hoey voted no on Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill — Clause 1 — NHS Foundation Trusts Show vote
  • On 8 Jul 2003: Baroness Hoey voted yes on Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill — NHS Foundation Trusts Show vote
  • On 7 May 2003: Baroness Hoey voted yes on Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill Show vote
  • On 7 May 2003: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill Show vote

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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Baroness Hoey generally voted against the policies included in the 2010 Conservative - Liberal Democrat Coalition Agreement

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

  • On 25 Mar 2015: Baroness Hoey voted against a series of taxation related measures including increasing the personal income tax free allowance and increasing the threshold at which higher rate tax is charged. Show vote
  • On 23 Mar 2015: Baroness Hoey voted against the 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: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Football Governance Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 15 Jul 2014: Baroness Hoey voted against requiring the mass retention of information about communications, (but not the content of those communications); against arrangements to limit access to such information; against requiring those based outside of the UK to comply with warrants to intercept the content of communications and against stating operators of internet-based services may be required enact such intercepts; and also against 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: Baroness Hoey voted against requiring the mass retention of information about communications, (but not the content of those communications); against arrangements to limit access to such information; against requiring those based outside of the UK to comply with warrants to intercept the content of communications and against stating operators of internet-based services may be required enact such intercepts; against limiting the use of intercepts, and police access to communications data, on economic grounds to cases involving the interests of national security; and also against more frequent reports from the Interception of Communications Commissioner and against the independent reviewer of terrorism legislation reviewing the operation and regulation of investigatory powers by May 2015. Show vote
  • On 2 Jul 2014: Baroness Hoey 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: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Minimum Price of Alcohol Show vote
  • On 28 Apr 2014: Baroness Hoey acted as teller for a vote on High Speed Rail (London — West Midlands) Bill — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 28 Apr 2014: Baroness Hoey voted against a High Speed Rail link between London and the West Midlands. Show vote
  • On 1 Apr 2014: Baroness Hoey 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: Baroness Hoey 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: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Carry-Over Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2014: Baroness Hoey 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: Baroness Hoey 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: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Backbench Business — Badger Cull Show vote
  • On 30 Jan 2014: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Immigration Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 4 Dec 2013: Baroness Hoey 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: Baroness Hoey voted against 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: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Immigration Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 2 Jul 2013: Baroness Hoey 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: Baroness Hoey voted against 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 26 Jun 2013: Baroness Hoey voted against 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 5 Jun 2013: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Badger Cull Show vote
  • On 5 Jun 2013: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Badger Cull Show vote
  • On 4 Jun 2013: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Energy Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 15 Apr 2013: Baroness Hoey 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 25 Mar 2013: Baroness Hoey 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: Baroness Hoey 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: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Energy Bill — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 25 Oct 2012: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Badger Cull Show vote
  • On 16 Jul 2012: Baroness Hoey 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: Baroness Hoey 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: Baroness Hoey voted against introducing individual voter registration and other changes to electoral registration and the administration of elections. Show vote
  • On 26 Jun 2012: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Defence Reform — Military Covenant — Strategic Defence and Security Review Assumptions Show vote
  • On 23 May 2012: Baroness Hoey voted against introducing Individual Electoral Registration to replace the previous household based system. Show vote
  • On 23 May 2012: Baroness Hoey voted against introducing individual voter registration and other changes to electoral registration and the administration of elections. Show vote
  • On 16 Apr 2012: Baroness Hoey 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: Baroness Hoey 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: Baroness Hoey voted against 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: Baroness Hoey 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 8 Feb 2012: Baroness Hoey 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: Baroness Hoey 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: Baroness Hoey 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: Baroness Hoey 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: Baroness Hoey 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: Baroness Hoey 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: Baroness Hoey 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: Baroness Hoey voted against requiring 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: Baroness Hoey voted against requiring 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: Baroness Hoey voted against requiring 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: Baroness Hoey voted against requiring 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: Baroness Hoey voted against requiring 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: Baroness Hoey 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: Baroness Hoey voted to require transitional arrangements where regional planning policies called regional strategies are abolished. Show vote
  • On 11 Oct 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Protection of Freedoms Bill — Third Reading — DNA Retention, Clamping, CCTV, FOI Datasets Show vote
  • On 12 Sep 2011: Baroness Hoey voted against introducing elected police and crime commissioners for each police area in England and Wales outside of London. Show vote
  • On 12 Sep 2011: Baroness Hoey voted against directly elected Police and Crime Commissioners and in favour instead of Police and Crime Panels electing commissioners from among their number. Show vote
  • On 7 Sep 2011: Baroness Hoey 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: Baroness Hoey 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: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Localism Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 26 Apr 2011: Baroness Hoey voted against 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: Baroness Hoey 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 31 Mar 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 29 Mar 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on March 2011 Budget Show vote
  • On 16 Feb 2011: Baroness Hoey voted for a legally binding Military Covenant set out in law. Show vote
  • On 15 Feb 2011: Baroness Hoey 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: Baroness Hoey voted against creating two Parliamentary constituencies wholly on the Isle of Wight rather than just one. Show vote
  • On 9 Feb 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Taxation of the Financial Sector — Financial Transaction Tax — Banking Levy Show vote
  • On 31 Jan 2011: Baroness Hoey 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: Baroness Hoey 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: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Postal Services Bill — Third Reading — Privatisation of Royal Mail Show vote
  • On 13 Dec 2010: Baroness Hoey 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: Baroness Hoey 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: Baroness Hoey voted to keep the number of MPs at 650, rather than reduce it to 600. Show vote
  • On 20 Oct 2010: Baroness Hoey 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: Baroness Hoey 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: Baroness Hoey 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: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Academies Bill — Require Academies to Comply with the School Admissions Code — rejected Show vote
  • On 8 Jun 2010: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Queen's Speech — Programme for Government — Economy Show vote
  • On 8 Jun 2010: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Queen's Speech — Programme for Government Show vote
  • On 7 Jun 2010: Baroness Hoey voted to criticise the Liberal - Conservative Coalition's programme for government Show vote

Spending on Welfare Benefits

There have been votes in Parliament on the level of spending on welfare benefits. Specific matters voted on include a cap on the overall amount the state spends on welfare each year, the rate of increase of various benefits, and the operation of specific benefits.

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Baroness Hoey almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits

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 a reduction in spending on welfare benefits:

  • On 16 Nov 2016: Baroness Hoey voted against reductions to the work allowance element of universal credit and reductions to employment and support allowance and in favour of analysing how changes impact those in different incomes. Show vote
  • On 20 Jul 2016: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Housing Benefit Cuts — Supported Housing Show vote
  • On 20 Jul 2016: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Charter for Budget Responsibility — Reducing Public Borrowing — Cap on Welfare Spending Show vote
  • On 8 Jun 2016: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Benefit Cuts for Disabled and Ill People Required to Participate in Activities Intended to Increase Their Chances of Obtaining Work Show vote
  • On 26 May 2016: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Queen's Speech — Human Rights — Steel Industry — Budget Setting Principle Show vote
  • On 2 Mar 2016: Baroness Hoey voted to make the removal of the work-related activity component from employment and support allowance conditional on an impact assessment and to require Parliament to approve details of implementing the change. Show vote
  • On 2 Mar 2016: Baroness Hoey voted to make the removal of the limited capability for work element of universal credit conditional on an impact assessment and to require Parliament to approve details of implementing the change. Show vote
  • On 23 Feb 2016: Baroness Hoey voted to retain the "work-related activity component" in the Employment and Support Allowance. Show vote
  • On 23 Feb 2016: Baroness Hoey voted to retain the "limited capability for work" element of Universal Credit. Show vote
  • On 27 Jan 2016: Baroness Hoey voted against planned housing benefit cuts applying to those in supported housing. Show vote
  • On 6 Jan 2016: Baroness Hoey voted against cutting universal credit benefits for many people in paid work Show vote
  • On 18 Nov 2015: Baroness Hoey voted against proposed cuts to tax credits and for investment aimed at growing a productive economy focused on science, technology and green jobs. Show vote
  • On 27 Oct 2015: Baroness Hoey voted against reducing the amount people are paid in tax credits. Show vote
  • On 27 Oct 2015: Baroness Hoey voted for a transitional scheme to protect those currently receiving tax credits as reductions in the amounts paid are brought in. Show vote
  • On 27 Oct 2015: Baroness Hoey voted to retain the "work-related activity component" in the Employment and Support Allowance. Show vote
  • On 27 Oct 2015: Baroness Hoey voted to retain the "limited capability for work" element of Universal Credit. Show vote
  • On 27 Oct 2015: Baroness Hoey voted against reducing the household benefit cap, against freezing the rate of many working-age benefits, against reducing social rents in England and against other changes to the benefits system. Show vote
  • On 20 Oct 2015: Baroness Hoey voted against an impending reduction in the amount people are paid in tax credits. Show vote
  • On 14 Oct 2015: Baroness Hoey voted against reducing public borrowing and against capping welfare spending. Show vote
  • On 15 Sep 2015: Baroness Hoey voted against reducing the amounts people are paid in tax credits. Show vote
  • On 20 Jul 2015: Baroness Hoey voted against reducing the household benefit cap, against freezing the rate of many working-age benefits, against reducing social rents in England and against other changes to the benefits system. Show vote
  • On 20 Jul 2015: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Welfare Reform and Work Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 4 Jun 2015: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Queen's Speech — Spending Cuts, Welfare Changes and Trident Show vote
  • On 13 Jan 2015: Baroness Hoey voted yes on Charter for Budget Responsibility: Autumn Statement 2014 Update Show vote
  • On 26 Mar 2014: Baroness Hoey voted to cap the overall amount the state spends on welfare each year. Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2014: Baroness Hoey 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 11 Feb 2014: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Halt Further Spending and Welfare Cuts and Investigation Impact of Austerity Measures Show vote
  • On 17 Jan 2014: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Benefit Entitlement (Restriction) Bill Show vote
  • On 12 Nov 2013: Baroness Hoey voted against reducing housing benefit for those deemed to have excess bedrooms. Show vote
  • On 12 Nov 2013: Baroness Hoey voted against a reduction in housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms. Show vote
  • On 27 Feb 2013: Baroness Hoey voted against a housing benefit under-occupancy penalty. Show vote
  • On 21 Jan 2013: Baroness Hoey voted against setting the rate of increase of certain benefits, payments and tax credits at 1% rather than in line with prices at 2.2% for 2014 and 2015 Show vote
  • On 21 Jan 2013: Baroness Hoey voted not to cap specified benefits payments and tax credits at 1% potentially allowing them to increase by 2.2% in line with prices. Show vote
  • On 21 Jan 2013: Baroness Hoey voted not to cap any increase in specified benefits payments and tax credits at 1% given an increase in prices of 2.2%. Show vote
  • On 8 Jan 2013: Baroness Hoey voted against capping proposed increases in working age benefits and tax credits at 1% potentially allowing them to rise by 2.2% in line with prices. Show vote
  • On 8 Jan 2013: Baroness Hoey voted against capping any increase discretionary working age benefits and tax credits at 1% in 2014-15 and 2015-16 Show vote
  • On 21 Nov 2012: Baroness Hoey voted against capping the total amount of welfare benefits an individual can claim from April 2013 at £350 for a single person and £500 for couple per week. Show vote
  • On 24 Oct 2012: Baroness Hoey voted against introducing under-occupation criteria applying to housing benefit for working age claimants in the social rented sector and not to set the rates of Local Housing Allowance which applies to private rented accommodation. Show vote
  • On 21 Feb 2012: Baroness Hoey voted to exclude people in specified circumstances from a reduction in housing benefits due to being deemed to have excess bedrooms. Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2012: Baroness Hoey voted for those who have been ill or disabled since their youth to receive Employment and Support Allowance on the same basis as if they had made sufficient National Insurance contributions to qualify for a contribution based allowance. Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2012: Baroness Hoey voted to increase the time people can receive contribution based ESA from one year to at least 730 days. Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2012: Baroness Hoey voted to allow those with a cancer diagnosis or undergoing cancer treatment to continue to receive contribution based Employment and Support Allowance after the usual 365 day limit is reached. Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2012: Baroness Hoey voted to exclude child benefit from the benefit cap. Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2012: Baroness Hoey voted to set the lower rate of the Universal Credit payment in relation to disabled children and young people at a minimum of two-thirds of the higher rate. Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2012: Baroness Hoey voted to require the housing cost element of universal credit to be sufficient to cover the actual cost of housing for social tenants in cases where no offer of alternative accommodation has been made and the household has no more than one spare bedroom. Show vote
  • On 31 Jan 2012: Baroness Hoey voted against moving from a national council tax benefit to a system of local councils administering council tax reductions for those in financial need. Show vote
  • On 15 Jun 2011: Baroness Hoey voted against introducing Universal Credit and Personal Independence Payments and against restricting housing benefit for those in social housing deemed to have excess bedrooms. Show vote
  • On 13 Jun 2011: Baroness Hoey voted to introduce a childcare element to Universal Credit. Show vote
  • On 13 Jun 2011: Baroness Hoey voted to exclude up to fifty thousand pounds in an ISA from the assessment of capital used to determine if someone in work is eligible for Universal Credit. Show vote
  • On 9 Mar 2011: Baroness Hoey voted against introducing Universal Credit and Personal Independence Payments and against restricting housing benefit for those in social housing deemed to have excess bedrooms. Show vote
  • On 9 Mar 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Welfare Reform Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 19 Jan 2011: Baroness Hoey voted to call on the Government to keep the education maintenance allowance (EMA) in England. Show vote
  • On 19 Jan 2011: Baroness Hoey voted against the Government reforms to arrangements for supporting students aged 16-19. Show vote
  • On 9 Nov 2010: Baroness Hoey voted against reducing housing benefit for those who have been on Jobseekers Allowance for over a year. Show vote

Central Government Funding for Local Councils

There have been votes in Parliament on the level of funding for local councils.

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Baroness Hoey generally voted against reducing central government funding of local government

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All votes about reducing central government funding of local government:

  • On 5 Feb 2019: Baroness Hoey voted against setting the main central government grant to local government for 2018-19 at a level 56% lower than it was set for 2017-18. Show vote
  • On 7 Feb 2018: Baroness Hoey voted against setting the main central government grant to local government for 2018-19 at a level 28% lower than it was set for 2017-18. Show vote
  • On 22 Feb 2017: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance (England) Show vote
  • On 10 Feb 2016: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance (England) Show vote
  • On 10 Feb 2015: Baroness Hoey voted against setting the main central government grant to local government for 2015-16 at a level 25% lower than it was set for 2014-15. Show vote
  • On 13 Feb 2013: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance Settlement 2013-14 (England) Show vote
  • On 9 Feb 2011: Baroness Hoey voted against reducing funding for local councils by 4 percent in 2011-12 compared to 2010-11. Show vote
  • On 29 Jun 2010: Baroness Hoey voted in favour of expressing regret in relation to central funding of local government and to base future decisions on local government funding on fairness, protecting front line services and promoting growth. Show vote

Housing Benefit Reduction For Those Deemed to have Excess Bedrooms

There have been votes in Parliament on the introduction, and operation of, a policy to restrict housing benefit for those in social housing deemed to have excess bedrooms. This policy has been called the "Bedroom Tax" by Labour and some commentators .

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Baroness Hoey consistently voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")

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All votes about reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax"):

  • On 8 May 2018: Baroness Hoey voted to give local councils the freedom to decide if benefits to cover housing costs should be reduced in respect of excess bedrooms in cases of new local council secure tenancies offered to victims of domestic abuse. Show vote
  • On 17 Dec 2014: Baroness Hoey voted to abolish housing benefit penalties for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms. Show vote
  • On 17 Dec 2014: Baroness Hoey voted to abolish housing benefit penalties for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms. Show vote
  • On 26 Nov 2014: Baroness Hoey voted to scrap the penalty for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms; to freeze energy bills; and to increase pay rates in Wales. Show vote
  • On 14 Oct 2014: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Carers Bedroom Entitlement (Social Housing Sector) Bill Show vote
  • On 5 Sep 2014: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Affordable Homes Bill — Second Reading — Housing Benefit Penalty for Those Deemed to Have Excess Bedrooms — Exemptions Show vote
  • On 26 Feb 2014: Baroness Hoey voted to retain an exemption from housing benefit penalties due to being deemed to have excess bedrooms which applied to those who've continuously received the benefit in the same property since before 1 January 1996. Show vote
  • On 12 Feb 2014: Baroness Hoey voted against a financial penalty for those receiving housing related benefits on the basis of the number of bedrooms they have. Show vote
  • On 18 Dec 2013: Baroness Hoey voted to publish the results of research into food banks; to freeze energy prices; for a water affordability scheme; for measures to end abuses of zero hours contracts; to incentivise those paying the living wage and to abolish the under-occupancy penalty for social housing tenants. Show vote
  • On 12 Nov 2013: Baroness Hoey voted against reducing housing benefit for those deemed to have excess bedrooms. Show vote
  • On 12 Nov 2013: Baroness Hoey voted against a reduction in housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms. Show vote
  • On 27 Feb 2013: Baroness Hoey voted against a housing benefit under-occupancy penalty. Show vote
  • On 24 Oct 2012: Baroness Hoey voted against introducing under-occupation criteria applying to housing benefit for working age claimants in the social rented sector and not to set the rates of Local Housing Allowance which applies to private rented accommodation. Show vote
  • On 21 Feb 2012: Baroness Hoey voted to exclude people in specified circumstances from a reduction in housing benefits due to being deemed to have excess bedrooms. Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2012: Baroness Hoey voted to require the housing cost element of universal credit to be sufficient to cover the actual cost of housing for social tenants in cases where no offer of alternative accommodation has been made and the household has no more than one spare bedroom. Show vote
  • On 15 Jun 2011: Baroness Hoey voted against introducing Universal Credit and Personal Independence Payments and against restricting housing benefit for those in social housing deemed to have excess bedrooms. Show vote
  • On 9 Mar 2011: Baroness Hoey voted against introducing Universal Credit and Personal Independence Payments and against restricting housing benefit for those in social housing deemed to have excess bedrooms. Show vote
  • On 9 Mar 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Welfare Reform Bill — Second Reading Show vote

Benefits for Those Unemployed Due to Illness or Disability

The amount of welfare benefits paid to those unemployed due to disability or illness has been the subject of a number of votes in Parliament.

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Baroness Hoey almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability

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All votes about paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability:

  • On 20 Jul 2016: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Housing Benefit Cuts — Supported Housing Show vote
  • On 8 Jun 2016: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Benefit Cuts for Disabled and Ill People Required to Participate in Activities Intended to Increase Their Chances of Obtaining Work Show vote
  • On 2 Mar 2016: Baroness Hoey voted to make the removal of the work-related activity component from employment and support allowance conditional on an impact assessment and to require Parliament to approve details of implementing the change. Show vote
  • On 2 Mar 2016: Baroness Hoey voted to make the removal of the limited capability for work element of universal credit conditional on an impact assessment and to require Parliament to approve details of implementing the change. Show vote
  • On 27 Oct 2015: Baroness Hoey voted to retain the "work-related activity component" in the Employment and Support Allowance. Show vote
  • On 27 Oct 2015: Baroness Hoey voted to retain the "limited capability for work" element of Universal Credit. Show vote
  • On 27 Oct 2015: Baroness Hoey voted against reducing the household benefit cap, against freezing the rate of many working-age benefits, against reducing social rents in England and against other changes to the benefits system. Show vote
  • On 20 Jul 2015: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Welfare Reform and Work Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2012: Baroness Hoey voted for those who have been ill or disabled since their youth to receive Employment and Support Allowance on the same basis as if they had made sufficient National Insurance contributions to qualify for a contribution based allowance. Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2012: Baroness Hoey voted to increase the time people can receive contribution based ESA from one year to at least 730 days. Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2012: Baroness Hoey voted to allow those with a cancer diagnosis or undergoing cancer treatment to continue to receive contribution based Employment and Support Allowance after the usual 365 day limit is reached. Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2012: Baroness Hoey voted to set the lower rate of the Universal Credit payment in relation to disabled children and young people at a minimum of two-thirds of the higher rate. Show vote
  • On 15 Jun 2011: Baroness Hoey voted against introducing Universal Credit and Personal Independence Payments and against restricting housing benefit for those in social housing deemed to have excess bedrooms. Show vote
  • On 9 Mar 2011: Baroness Hoey voted against introducing Universal Credit and Personal Independence Payments and against restricting housing benefit for those in social housing deemed to have excess bedrooms. Show vote
  • On 9 Mar 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Welfare Reform Bill — Second Reading Show vote

Welfare Benefit Levels

Welfare benefits are payments, including tax credits, which the Government makes to those on who are on low incomes or who meet certain criteria. There have been votes in Parliament on the level of these payments and if they should increase at least in line with prices.

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Baroness Hoey consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices

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All votes about raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices:

  • On 21 Jan 2013: Baroness Hoey voted against setting the rate of increase of certain benefits, payments and tax credits at 1% rather than in line with prices at 2.2% for 2014 and 2015 Show vote
  • On 21 Jan 2013: Baroness Hoey voted not to cap specified benefits payments and tax credits at 1% potentially allowing them to increase by 2.2% in line with prices. Show vote
  • On 21 Jan 2013: Baroness Hoey voted not to cap any increase in specified benefits payments and tax credits at 1% given an increase in prices of 2.2%. Show vote
  • On 8 Jan 2013: Baroness Hoey voted against capping proposed increases in working age benefits and tax credits at 1% potentially allowing them to rise by 2.2% in line with prices. Show vote
  • On 8 Jan 2013: Baroness Hoey voted against capping any increase discretionary working age benefits and tax credits at 1% in 2014-15 and 2015-16 Show vote

NHS Commissioning

There have been votes in Parliament on if GPs should buy services such as out of hours care, ambulance services and hospital care on behalf of their patients.

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Baroness Hoey almost always voted against reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patients

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All votes about reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patients:

  • On 23 Oct 2019: Baroness Hoey voted against empowering GPs to commission services, against a strong Care Quality Commission, to abolish Healthwatch England and to reverse a decision to seek to cut admin costs for example by abolishing Primary Care Trusts. Show vote
  • On 13 Mar 2012: Baroness Hoey 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 13 Mar 2012: Baroness Hoey 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 26 Oct 2011: Baroness Hoey voted to drop the Health and Social Care Bill and to enter cross party talks on reforming NHS commissioning. Show vote
  • On 7 Sep 2011: Baroness Hoey 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 9 May 2011: Baroness Hoey voted for a fundamental change to the Government's plans for NHS reforms and to drop the proposed market-based approach. Show vote
  • On 16 Mar 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on NHS Reorganisation Show vote
  • On 31 Jan 2011: Baroness Hoey 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

NHS Services for Private Patients

There have been votes in Parliament on restricting the ability of NHS Trusts to generate income from private patients.

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Baroness Hoey almost always voted for restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHS

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All votes about restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHS:

  • On 13 Mar 2012: Baroness Hoey 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 13 Mar 2012: Baroness Hoey 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 16 Jan 2012: Baroness Hoey voted to reduce the amount of income a NHS foundation trust is permitted to make from private patients. Show vote
  • On 26 Oct 2011: Baroness Hoey voted to drop the Health and Social Care Bill and to enter cross party talks on reforming NHS commissioning. Show vote
  • On 7 Sep 2011: Baroness Hoey 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 6 Sep 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Health and Social Care Bill — Clause 168 — Private Patient Income Cap Show vote
  • On 16 Mar 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on NHS Reorganisation Show vote

Third Party Campaigning in Elections

There have been votes in Parliament on the regulation of campaigners who are not standing, or putting up candidates, in general elections.

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Baroness Hoey generally voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections

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All votes about greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections:

  • On 26 Jan 2016: Baroness Hoey voted to make clear charities can undertake political campaigning. Show vote
  • On 22 Jan 2014: Baroness Hoey voted to exclude staff costs from the controls on spending by campaigners who are not candidates, or who are not putting up candidates, in general elections. Show vote
  • On 22 Jan 2014: Baroness Hoey voted to limit what counts as controlled expenditure by third parties in general elections to only expenditure on election materials and unsolicited phone calls. Show vote
  • On 9 Oct 2013: Baroness Hoey voted for lesser restrictions on the activities of campaigners who are not candidates or are not putting up candidates during elections. Show vote
  • On 9 Oct 2013: Baroness Hoey voted not to reduce the amount campaigners who are not standing, or putting up candidates, are permitted to spend on elections, and not to reduce the spending threshold at which such campaigners are required to register. Show vote
  • On 9 Oct 2013: Baroness Hoey voted against introducing a register of lobbyists, against increasing regulation of campaigners who are not standing, or putting up candidates, in general elections and against strengthening requirements on trade unions to maintain up to date membership lists. Show vote
  • On 10 Sep 2013: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill — Clause 26 — Meaning of "controlled expenditure" Show vote
  • On 10 Sep 2013: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill — Clause 27 — Cap on Spending by 3rd Parties in Elections Show vote
  • On 10 Sep 2013: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill — Clause 28 — Constituency Limit on Third Party Spending Show vote
  • On 10 Sep 2013: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill — Schedule 3 — Types of Third Party Spending Restricted Show vote
  • On 3 Sep 2013: Baroness Hoey voted against introducing a register of lobbyists, against increasing regulation of campaigners who are not standing, or putting up candidates, in general elections and against strengthening requirements on trade unions to maintain up to date membership lists. Show vote
  • On 3 Sep 2013: Baroness Hoey voted against introducing a register of lobbyists, against increasing regulation of campaigners who are not standing, or putting up candidates, in general elections and against strengthening requirements on trade unions to maintain up to date membership lists. Show vote

Corporation Tax Rate

There have been votes in Parliament on the rate of tax charged on a company's profits.

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Baroness Hoey almost always voted against reducing the rate of corporation tax

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All votes about reducing the rate of corporation tax:

  • On 6 Sep 2016: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 5 Sep 2016: Baroness Hoey voted against reducing the main rate of corporation tax to be charged in 2020. Show vote
  • On 28 Jun 2016: Baroness Hoey voted against reducing the main rate of corporation tax for the financial year 2020 from 18% to 17%. Show vote
  • On 11 Apr 2016: Baroness Hoey voted against increasing the personal income tax allowance, against changing the way dividends are taxed, against cutting capital gains tax, and against reducing the amount which can be taken out of a pension tax-free from £1.25m to £1m. Show vote
  • On 22 Mar 2016: Baroness Hoey voted against the March 2016 budget which contained plans to spend £56bn more than was expected to be taken in, introduced a policy of requiring all schools to become academies and introduced a new soft drinks levy. Show vote
  • On 26 Oct 2015: Baroness Hoey voted against the measures in the Finance Bill including against an increase in the income tax personal allowance, and against capping the rates of VAT and income tax at their existing rates until the next general election. Show vote
  • On 21 Jul 2015: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Finance Bill 2015-16 — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 21 Jul 2015: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Finance Bill 2015-16 — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 14 Jul 2015: Baroness Hoey voted against the Summer 2015 budget which, among other measures, increased the minimum wage, replaced student maintenance grants with loans and cut tax credits. Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2015: Baroness Hoey voted against a series of taxation related measures including increasing the personal income tax free allowance and increasing the threshold at which higher rate tax is charged. Show vote
  • On 23 Mar 2015: Baroness Hoey voted against the 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 25 Mar 2014: Baroness Hoey 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: Baroness Hoey voted not to charge corporation tax during 2014-15 Show vote
  • On 2 Jul 2013: Baroness Hoey 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 15 Apr 2013: Baroness Hoey 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 25 Mar 2013: Baroness Hoey 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 3 Jul 2012: Baroness Hoey voted against raising the basic income tax free allowance, against cutting corporation tax, and against the other tax changes proposed in the Finance Bill. Show vote
  • On 16 Apr 2012: Baroness Hoey 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: Baroness Hoey 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: Baroness Hoey voted against 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 5 Jul 2011: Baroness Hoey 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 26 Apr 2011: Baroness Hoey voted against 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: Baroness Hoey 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 29 Mar 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on March 2011 Budget Show vote
  • On 20 Jul 2010: Baroness Hoey voted to oppose the 2010 Finance Bill which included an increase in VAT from 17.5% to 20% among other measures. Show vote
  • On 6 Jul 2010: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Second Reading Show vote

Income Tax Personal Allowance

There have been votes in Parliament on the earnings threshold at which an individual starts to become subject to income tax.

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Baroness Hoey almost always voted against raising the threshold at which people start to pay income tax

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All votes about raising the threshold at which people start to pay income tax:

  • On 19 Nov 2018: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Clause 5 — Basic Rate Limit and Personal Allowance for 2019-20 and 2020-21 Show vote
  • On 12 Nov 2018: Baroness Hoey voted against 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. Show vote
  • On 12 Nov 2018: Baroness Hoey voted against 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. Show vote
  • On 1 Nov 2018: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Budget Resolution 5 — Basic Rate Limit and Personal Allowance for Tax Year 2019-20 Show vote
  • On 6 Sep 2016: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 11 Apr 2016: Baroness Hoey voted against increasing the personal income tax allowance, against changing the way dividends are taxed, against cutting capital gains tax, and against reducing the amount which can be taken out of a pension tax-free from £1.25m to £1m. Show vote
  • On 22 Mar 2016: Baroness Hoey voted against the March 2016 budget which contained plans to spend £56bn more than was expected to be taken in, introduced a policy of requiring all schools to become academies and introduced a new soft drinks levy. Show vote
  • On 26 Oct 2015: Baroness Hoey voted against the measures in the Finance Bill including against an increase in the income tax personal allowance, and against capping the rates of VAT and income tax at their existing rates until the next general election. Show vote
  • On 21 Jul 2015: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Finance Bill 2015-16 — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 21 Jul 2015: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Finance Bill 2015-16 — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 14 Jul 2015: Baroness Hoey voted against the Summer 2015 budget which, among other measures, increased the minimum wage, replaced student maintenance grants with loans and cut tax credits. Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2015: Baroness Hoey voted against a series of taxation related measures including increasing the personal income tax free allowance and increasing the threshold at which higher rate tax is charged. Show vote
  • On 23 Mar 2015: Baroness Hoey voted against the 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 2 Jul 2014: Baroness Hoey 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: Baroness Hoey 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: Baroness Hoey 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: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Carry-Over Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2014: Baroness Hoey 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 2 Jul 2013: Baroness Hoey 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 15 Apr 2013: Baroness Hoey 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 25 Mar 2013: Baroness Hoey 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 3 Jul 2012: Baroness Hoey voted against raising the basic income tax free allowance, against cutting corporation tax, and against the other tax changes proposed in the Finance Bill. Show vote
  • On 16 Apr 2012: Baroness Hoey 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: Baroness Hoey 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: Baroness Hoey voted against 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 5 Jul 2011: Baroness Hoey 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 26 Apr 2011: Baroness Hoey voted against 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: Baroness Hoey 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 29 Mar 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on March 2011 Budget Show vote

Income Tax Additional Rate

There have been votes in Parliament on the rate of income tax which applies to income over £150,000. This is the top income tax band known as the additional rate.

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Baroness Hoey almost always voted for increasing the tax rate applied to income over £150,000

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 increasing the tax rate applied to income over £150,000:

  • On 25 Mar 2015: Baroness Hoey voted against a series of taxation related measures including increasing the personal income tax free allowance and increasing the threshold at which higher rate tax is charged. Show vote
  • On 23 Mar 2015: Baroness Hoey voted against the 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 23 Mar 2015: Baroness Hoey voted against charging income tax in the 2015-16 financial year and against setting the basic rate at 20%, the higher rate at 40% and the additional rate at 45%. Show vote
  • On 4 Mar 2015: Baroness Hoey voted to increase the top rate of income tax. Show vote
  • On 5 Nov 2014: Baroness Hoey voted against cutting the income tax rate applied to those earning over £150,000 a year. Show vote
  • On 2 Jul 2014: Baroness Hoey 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: Baroness Hoey 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 15 Apr 2013: Baroness Hoey 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 25 Mar 2013: Baroness Hoey 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 28 Nov 2012: Baroness Hoey voted against cutting the top rate of income tax applying to income over £150,000 from 50% to 45%. Show vote
  • On 26 Mar 2012: Baroness Hoey voted against 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 26 Mar 2012: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Reduction in Income Tax Rate Applying to Income Over £150,000 Show vote

Financial Support for 16-19 Year Olds in Education and Training

There have been votes in Parliament on providing financial support for 16-19 year olds in education or training; particularly following the replacement of the education maintenance allowance.

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Baroness Hoey consistently voted against ending financial support for some 16-19 year olds in training and further education

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 ending financial support for some 16-19 year olds in training and further education:

  • On 19 Jan 2011: Baroness Hoey voted to call on the Government to keep the education maintenance allowance (EMA) in England. Show vote
  • On 19 Jan 2011: Baroness Hoey voted against the Government reforms to arrangements for supporting students aged 16-19. Show vote

Retention of Business Rates by Local Councils

There have been votes in Parliament on reforming the way local councils are funded including a switch from central grants to allowing councils to retain a proportion of the business rates generated in their area.

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Baroness Hoey generally voted against local councils keeping money raised from taxes on business premises in their areas

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 local councils keeping money raised from taxes on business premises in their areas:

  • On 20 Mar 2019: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Draft Non-Domestic Rating (Rates Retention and Levy and Safety Net) (Amendment) and (Levy Account: Basis of Distribution) Regulations 2019 Show vote
  • On 13 Feb 2013: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance Settlement 2013-14 (England) Show vote
  • On 21 May 2012: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 18 Jan 2012: Baroness Hoey voted to delay enabling local councils to keep money raised from business rates in their areas. Show vote
  • On 11 Jan 2012: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance Bill — Carry over to next Parliamentary session Show vote
  • On 10 Jan 2012: Baroness Hoey voted against allowing local councils to retain a proportion of the business rates generated in their area and not to localise assisting those in financial need to pay their council tax. Show vote

Support for Those Unable to Afford Council Tax

There have been votes in Parliament on the question of localising the systems for helping those in financial need pay council tax by abolishing the council tax benefit and replacing it with local council tax reduction schemes.

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Baroness Hoey generally voted against making local councils responsible for helping those in financial need afford their council tax and reducing the amount spent on such support

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 making local councils responsible for helping those in financial need afford their council tax and reducing the amount spent on such support:

  • On 21 May 2012: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 31 Jan 2012: Baroness Hoey voted against moving from a national council tax benefit to a system of local councils administering council tax reductions for those in financial need. Show vote
  • On 11 Jan 2012: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance Bill — Carry over to next Parliamentary session Show vote
  • On 10 Jan 2012: Baroness Hoey voted against allowing local councils to retain a proportion of the business rates generated in their area and not to localise assisting those in financial need to pay their council tax. Show vote

Bankers' Bonus Tax

There have been votes in Parliament on the level of taxation applied to Banker' Bonuses. In 2009 a one-off 50% tax on on any individual discretionary bonus over £25,000 paid to a banker was levied and there have been a number of votes since on reintroducing such a tax.

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Baroness Hoey generally voted for a banker’s bonus tax

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All votes about a banker’s bonus tax:

  • On 11 Feb 2015: Baroness Hoey voted to provide those who've been on Jobseeker's Allowance for a period an offer of a paid job with training that they must take up or lose their benefits. Show vote
  • On 17 Apr 2013: Baroness Hoey voted for consideration of a new tax on bankers' bonuses. Show vote
  • On 28 Nov 2012: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Bankers Bonus Tax — Impact of Disability Benefit Changes Show vote
  • On 5 Sep 2012: Baroness Hoey voted to introduce a tax on bankers' bonuses to fund 25,000 additional affordable homes, to make planned investment sooner, to reduce VAT on home improvements and to call on the Government to create jobs. Show vote
  • On 5 Sep 2012: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — House Building — Bankers' Bonus Tax — VAT on Work on Homes Show vote
  • On 3 Jul 2012: Baroness Hoey voted to require a report on a tax on Bankers' Bonuses, including on how the revenue raised could be spent to create jobs. Show vote
  • On 17 May 2012: Baroness Hoey voted for measures to stimulate economic growth and job creation; for a tax on bank bonuses to fund guaranteed jobs for young people out of work for over a year; to reduce VAT; for a tax break for small firms taking on extra workers and to make infrastructure investment sooner. Show vote
  • On 17 May 2012: Baroness Hoey voted to create jobs; to tax bank bonuses to fund guaranteed jobs for young people out of work for a year; to cut VAT; to give a tax break to small firms taking on more workers and to make infrastructure investment sooner. Show vote
  • On 18 Apr 2012: Baroness Hoey voted to require the chancellor to review the possibility of reintroducing a tax on bankers' bonuses and how the revenue raised could be spent on tackling unemployment. Show vote
  • On 23 Jan 2012: Baroness Hoey voted for urgent action to kickstart the economy to promote jobs and growth, for a tax on bankers' bonuses and for the government to fund 100,000 jobs for young people. Show vote
  • On 14 Dec 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Bank Bonuses — Jobs Guarantee — New Homes — VAT — Tax Incentives for Small Companies Employing More Workers Show vote
  • On 23 Nov 2011: Baroness Hoey voted to start long-term investment projects sooner, to reduce VAT on home improvements and repairs, and to give a tax break to small companies employing new workers. Show vote
  • On 9 Nov 2011: Baroness Hoey voted to introduce a tax on bank bonuses to guarantee a job for 100,000 young people and build 25,000 affordable homes; to make investment sooner; to reducing VAT, and to introduce a tax break for small firms taking on extra workers. Show vote
  • On 12 Oct 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Jobs and Growth Show vote
  • On 13 Sep 2011: Baroness Hoey voted for a tax on bank bonuses to be spent on creating 100,000 jobs and building 25,000 affordable homes; for increased funding to support businesses; for more apprenticeships; and for a VAT cut. Show vote
  • On 13 Jul 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Youth Employment Bill — Youth Training and Employment — Bank Bonus Budget Tax Show vote
  • On 5 Jul 2011: Baroness Hoey voted to require the chancellor to review the possibility of reintroducing a tax on bankers' bonuses and how the revenue raised could be spent on tackling unemployment. Show vote
  • On 22 Jun 2011: Baroness Hoey voted to reduce the deficit over a longer period, to cut VAT to 17.5%, to repeat the 2010 bank bonus tax, to build 25,000 affordable homes and create 100,000 jobs for young people. Show vote

Same Sex Marriage

There have been votes in Parliament on the question of if same sex couples ought be allowed to marry.

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Baroness Hoey generally voted for allowing marriage between two people of same sex

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 allowing marriage between two people of same sex:

  • On 9 Jul 2019: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill — New Clause 1 — Marriage of Same-Sex Couples Show vote
  • On 5 Mar 2014: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Amendments to Acts of Parliament in Light of the Introduction of Same Sex Marriage in Parts of the UK Show vote
  • On 5 Mar 2014: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Make Same Sex Marriage Available to Armed Forces Personnel Outside the United Kingdom Show vote
  • On 21 May 2013: Baroness Hoey voted in favour of allowing same sex couples to marry. Show vote
  • On 5 Feb 2013: Baroness Hoey voted in favour of allowing same sex couples to marry. Show vote
  • On 5 Feb 2013: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill (Money) Show vote
  • On 5 Feb 2013: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — (Carry-over) Show vote
  • On 25 May 2004: Baroness Hoey voted against allowing mixed sex marriages which become a same sex marriage to remain valid as long as neither party objected. Show vote

Academy Schools

Schools with "Academy Status" are given financial independence and freedom from local authority control. Votes have also been held on what requirements ought be made of Academy Schools in relation to admissions, exclusions and personal, social and health education.

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Baroness Hoey generally voted against academy schools

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 academy schools:

  • On 25 May 2016: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Queen's Speech — Forcing Schools to Become Academies — Further Rises in University Tuition Fees Show vote
  • On 13 Apr 2016: Baroness Hoey voted against turning all primary and secondary schools in England into academies, shifting control over them from local councils to central government. Show vote
  • On 22 Mar 2016: Baroness Hoey voted against the March 2016 budget which contained plans to spend £56bn more than was expected to be taken in, introduced a policy of requiring all schools to become academies and introduced a new soft drinks levy. Show vote
  • On 11 May 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Education Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Education Bill (second reading) Show vote
  • On 26 Jul 2010: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Academies Bill — Clause 16 — Pre-commencement applications etc Show vote
  • On 26 Jul 2010: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Academies Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 21 Jul 2010: Baroness Hoey voted to allow schools for children with special needs to become academies. Show vote
  • On 21 Jul 2010: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Academies Bill — New Academies Only Where There is Proven Need -rejected Show vote
  • On 19 Jul 2010: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Academies Bill — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 19 Jul 2010: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Academies Bill — Second Reading Show vote

Use of UK Military Forces In Combat Abroad

There have been votes in Parliament on the use of UK Military Forces in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria.

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Baroness Hoey generally voted against use of UK military forces in combat operations overseas

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 use of UK military forces in combat operations overseas:

  • On 2 Dec 2015: Baroness Hoey voted to decline to authorise UK military action in Syria. Show vote
  • On 2 Dec 2015: Baroness Hoey voted against UK airstrikes against ISIL in Syria Show vote
  • On 26 Sep 2014: Baroness Hoey voted against UK air strikes in Iraq intended to support Iraqi forces' efforts against ISIL. Show vote
  • On 29 Aug 2013: Baroness Hoey voted to require conditions be fulfilled, including a vote of the UN Security Council, before any military action involving UK forces in response to the use of chemical weapons in Syria. Show vote
  • On 29 Aug 2013: Baroness Hoey voted against a motion stating a strong humanitarian response to the use of chemical weapons in Syria was required from the international community that may, if necessary, require military action. Show vote
  • On 21 Mar 2011: Baroness Hoey voted to support the establishment of a no-fly zone in Libya. Show vote
  • On 9 Sep 2010: Baroness Hoey voted against the continued deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan. Show vote
  • On 18 Mar 2003: Baroness Hoey voted to say that the case for war against Iraq has not yet been established, Show vote
  • On 18 Mar 2003: Baroness Hoey voted against a motion stating the Government should use all means necessary to ensure the disarmament of Iraq's weapons of mass destruction. Support for the motion by the majority of MPs led to the UK joining the US invasion of Iraq two days later. Show vote
  • On 26 Feb 2003: Baroness Hoey voted to say the case for military action against Iraq is as yet unproven Show vote
  • On 25 Nov 2002: Baroness Hoey voted against requiring the support of the UN Security Council and the support of a vote of MPs in the House of Commons before the commitment of UK forces to military action in Iraq. Show vote

Tax Avoidance

Parliament has voted on measures, including the introduction of a general anti-abuse rule, aimed at tackling abusive tax avoidance.

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Baroness Hoey generally voted against measures to reduce tax avoidance

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 measures to reduce tax avoidance:

  • On 12 Nov 2018: Baroness Hoey voted against 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. Show vote
  • On 12 Nov 2018: Baroness Hoey voted against 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. Show vote
  • On 18 Apr 2017: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Finance (No. 2) Bill 2017 — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 18 Apr 2017: Baroness Hoey voted against raising the threshold for paying higher rate income tax, against introducing a Soft Drinks Industry Levy, against restricting the national insurance benefits of remuneration other than via salary and against other changes to the tax system. Show vote
  • On 28 Jun 2016: Baroness Hoey voted to require multinational enterprises to publish a country by country tax strategy including information on their attitude to tax planning. Show vote
  • On 19 Apr 2016: Baroness Hoey voted to give the Financial Conduct Authority and Prudential Regulation Authority duties to combat abusive tax avoidance arrangements, including by ascertaining and recording the beneficial ownership of trusts. Show vote
  • On 13 Apr 2016: Baroness Hoey voted for implementing a series of proposals intended to reduce tax avoidance and evasion. Show vote
  • On 11 Feb 2015: Baroness Hoey voted in favour of introducing a penalty regime for the general anti-abuse rule and in favour of other measures intended to reduce tax avoidance. Show vote
  • On 2 Jul 2013: Baroness Hoey 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 1 Jul 2013: Baroness Hoey voted for a review of the potential for new internationally co-ordinated laws requiring greater transparency on how much tax multi-national companies pay to the UK and other countries. Show vote
  • On 15 Apr 2013: Baroness Hoey 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 25 Mar 2013: Baroness Hoey 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

Incentives for Companies to Invest in Assets

The tax incentive for companies to invest in assets (eg. new equipment) is determined by the "annual investment allowance" - the amount spent on investing assets in a year which companies (or self-employed individuals) can deduct from their profits prior to the calculation of corporation tax.

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Baroness Hoey generally voted against stronger tax incentives for companies to invest in assets

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 stronger tax incentives for companies to invest in assets:

  • On 2 Jul 2014: Baroness Hoey 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: Baroness Hoey 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: Baroness Hoey 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: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Carry-Over Show vote
  • On 2 Jul 2013: Baroness Hoey 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 15 Apr 2013: Baroness Hoey 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 25 Mar 2013: Baroness Hoey 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 26 Mar 2012: Baroness Hoey voted against 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 5 Jul 2011: Baroness Hoey 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 26 Apr 2011: Baroness Hoey voted against 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: Baroness Hoey 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 29 Mar 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on March 2011 Budget Show vote
  • On 29 Mar 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Budget Resolution — Capital Allowances — Tax Breaks for Investing in Machinery and Green Technology Show vote
  • On 8 Jun 2010: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Queen's Speech — Programme for Government — Economy Show vote

Rail Fares

There have been votes in Parliament on the subject of regulating, and capping, rail fares.

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Baroness Hoey consistently voted for slowing the rise in rail fares

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 slowing the rise in rail fares:

  • On 4 Sep 2013: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Jobs — Capital Investment — Mansion Tax — Income Tax — Rail Fares — Energy Bills — Private Tenants — Pensions — Payday Loans — Banking, Planning and Skills Reforms Show vote
  • On 9 Jan 2013: Baroness Hoey voted to cap rail fare increases and to ban the introduction of a new category of ticket for super-peak trains. Show vote
  • On 5 Sep 2012: Baroness Hoey voted to cap annual rail fair increases at 1% above inflation and to ban increases in excess of that limit. Show vote
  • On 16 May 2012: Baroness Hoey voted in favour of reducing public transport fares, and reducing VAT on fuel to help motorists and boost the economy. Show vote
  • On 11 Jan 2012: Baroness Hoey voted to prevent individual rail fares being increased by more than the amount of the Government's cap, which applied to average increases. Show vote

Fuel Taxes

There have been votes in Parliament on the rates of taxation applying to fuel for motor vehicles.

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Baroness Hoey generally voted against lower taxes on fuel for motor vehicles

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 lower taxes on fuel for motor vehicles:

  • On 18 Apr 2013: Baroness Hoey voted to reduce VAT from 20% to 17.5% Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2013: Baroness Hoey 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 12 Nov 2012: Baroness Hoey voted against increasing taxes on fuel by 3% as of January 2013. Show vote
  • On 3 Jul 2012: Baroness Hoey voted to cut VAT from 20% to 17.5% Show vote
  • On 3 Jul 2012: Baroness Hoey voted against raising the basic income tax free allowance, against cutting corporation tax, and against the other tax changes proposed in the Finance Bill. Show vote
  • On 16 May 2012: Baroness Hoey voted in favour of reducing public transport fares, and reducing VAT on fuel to help motorists and boost the economy. Show vote
  • On 5 Jul 2011: Baroness Hoey 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 28 Jun 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Value Added Tax (Change of Rate) Order 2011 Show vote
  • On 22 Jun 2011: Baroness Hoey voted to reduce the deficit over a longer period, to cut VAT to 17.5%, to repeat the 2010 bank bonus tax, to build 25,000 affordable homes and create 100,000 jobs for young people. Show vote
  • On 26 Apr 2011: Baroness Hoey voted against 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: Baroness Hoey 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 29 Mar 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on March 2011 Budget Show vote
  • On 16 Mar 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Reduce Taxation on Fuel for Motor Vehicles Paid for by a Bank Levy Show vote
  • On 7 Feb 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Reduction of Fuel Duties for the Most Remote Areas Show vote
  • On 13 Jul 2010: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Rate of Value Added Tax Show vote
  • On 13 Jul 2010: Baroness Hoey voted against increasing Value Added Tax from 17.5% to 20% from the 4th of January 2011. Show vote

Taxes on Alcoholic Drinks

There have been votes in Parliament on the rates of taxation applying to alcoholic drinks.

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Baroness Hoey generally voted against higher taxes on alcoholic drinks

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 higher taxes on alcoholic drinks:

  • On 18 Apr 2017: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Finance (No. 2) Bill 2017 — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 18 Apr 2017: Baroness Hoey voted against raising the threshold for paying higher rate income tax, against introducing a Soft Drinks Industry Levy, against restricting the national insurance benefits of remuneration other than via salary and against other changes to the tax system. Show vote
  • On 14 Mar 2017: Baroness Hoey voted against increasing taxes on alcoholic drinks Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2015: Baroness Hoey voted against a series of taxation related measures including increasing the personal income tax free allowance and increasing the threshold at which higher rate tax is charged. Show vote
  • On 23 Mar 2015: Baroness Hoey voted against the 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 25 Mar 2014: Baroness Hoey 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 2 Jul 2013: Baroness Hoey 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 18 Apr 2013: Baroness Hoey voted to reduce VAT from 20% to 17.5% Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2013: Baroness Hoey 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 3 Jul 2012: Baroness Hoey voted to cut VAT from 20% to 17.5% Show vote
  • On 3 Jul 2012: Baroness Hoey voted against raising the basic income tax free allowance, against cutting corporation tax, and against the other tax changes proposed in the Finance Bill. Show vote
  • On 26 Mar 2012: Baroness Hoey voted against 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 5 Jul 2011: Baroness Hoey 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 28 Jun 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Value Added Tax (Change of Rate) Order 2011 Show vote
  • On 22 Jun 2011: Baroness Hoey voted to reduce the deficit over a longer period, to cut VAT to 17.5%, to repeat the 2010 bank bonus tax, to build 25,000 affordable homes and create 100,000 jobs for young people. Show vote
  • On 26 Apr 2011: Baroness Hoey voted against 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: Baroness Hoey 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 29 Mar 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on March 2011 Budget Show vote
  • On 29 Mar 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Budget Resolutions — 10. Alcoholic liquor duties (rates) Show vote
  • On 13 Jul 2010: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Rate of Value Added Tax Show vote
  • On 13 Jul 2010: Baroness Hoey voted against increasing Value Added Tax from 17.5% to 20% from the 4th of January 2011. Show vote
  • On 30 Mar 2010: Baroness Hoey voted to increase taxes on alcoholic drinks. Show vote

Powers of Local Councils

There have been votes in Parliament on the extent of powers devolved to local government on a range of matters from planning to the regulation of street trading.

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Baroness Hoey voted a mixture of for and against more powers for local councils

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All votes about more powers for local councils:

  • On 23 May 2018: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Boundary Changes — West Somerset District Council and Taunton Deane Borough Council — Review by Local Government Boundary Commission Show vote
  • On 23 May 2018: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Proposal for Single Tier of Local Government in Bournemouth, Dorset and Poole — Invitation from the Secretary of State Show vote
  • On 8 May 2018: Baroness Hoey voted to give local councils the freedom to decide if benefits to cover housing costs should be reduced in respect of excess bedrooms in cases of new local council secure tenancies offered to victims of domestic abuse. Show vote
  • On 13 Dec 2016: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Neighbourhood Planning Bill — New Clause 9 — Requirement for Planning Permission for the Demolition or Change of Use of Drinking Establishments Show vote
  • On 13 Dec 2016: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Neighbourhood Planning Bill — Clause 12 — Power for Secretary of State to Ban Certain Types of Planning Conditions in England Show vote
  • On 9 May 2016: Baroness Hoey voted to exempt local councils from having to require discounted starter homes on certain new developments if they provide affordable home ownership via other routes. Show vote
  • On 9 May 2016: Baroness Hoey voted to give local councils a right to retain payments in respect of vacant high value council houses to provide new social homes where they can demonstrate a need for them. Show vote
  • On 3 May 2016: Baroness Hoey voted for local councils, rather than central Government, , to determine how many starter homes to be sold to first time buyers at a discount are to be required to be provided in new residential developments. Show vote
  • On 3 May 2016: Baroness Hoey voted to require the local retention of funds from selling high value council homes where there is a local need for social housing. Show vote
  • On 3 May 2016: Baroness Hoey voted against requiring local councils to charge high income social housing tenants rent at levels set by central Government. Show vote
  • On 13 Apr 2016: Baroness Hoey voted against turning all primary and secondary schools in England into academies, shifting control over them from local councils to central government. Show vote
  • On 9 Mar 2016: Baroness Hoey voted against giving local government powers to vary the restrictions on large shops opening on Sundays. Show vote
  • On 10 Nov 2015: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Trade Union Bill — Clause 9 — Consent of Devolved Administrations and Local Government Show vote
  • On 21 Oct 2015: Baroness Hoey voted against allowing the creation of a combined authority to be made conditional on the authority having an elected mayor. Show vote
  • On 14 Oct 2015: Baroness Hoey voted against allowing more devolution of powers to local councils and against enabling councils to collaboratively form regional combined authorities. Show vote
  • On 10 Mar 2015: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Deregulation Bill — Short-term Use of London Accommodation: Relaxation of Restrictions Show vote
  • On 11 Feb 2015: Baroness Hoey voted against requiring a more extensive set of conditions be met prior to consent for hydraulic fracturing being given. Show vote
  • On 5 Nov 2014: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Local Bus Services Show vote
  • On 8 Jan 2014: Baroness Hoey voted to boost housing supply by reforming the development industry; for measures to tackle landbanking; for a new generation of New Towns and Garden Cities and for giving local authorities a new right to grow to deliver the homes their communities need. Show vote
  • On 8 Jan 2014: Baroness Hoey voted to give local councils powers to prevent the proliferation of fixed odds betting terminals and betting shops Show vote
  • On 8 Jan 2014: Baroness Hoey voted to give local government more powers to regulate betting shops and fixed odds betting terminals. Show vote
  • On 17 Dec 2013: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Local Audit and Accountability Bill — Clause 39 — Protocol for Issuing Direction Relating to Code of Practice on Local Authority Publicity Show vote
  • On 16 Oct 2013: Baroness Hoey voted to give more powers to local communities in relation to high streets and town and city centres. Show vote
  • On 16 Apr 2013: Baroness Hoey voted to give local councils the power to remove householders' permitted development rights. Show vote
  • On 23 Jan 2013: Baroness Hoey voted for more regulation of the private rental sector, a national register of landlords, clearer information on charges, and the promotion of longer tenancies when tenants want them. Show vote
  • On 17 Dec 2012: Baroness Hoey voted against an option to make planning applications directly to the Secretary of State in areas where the local planning authority is deemed to be performing poorly. Show vote
  • On 21 May 2012: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 21 Feb 2012: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on London Local Authorities Bill — Clause 9 — Street trading: vehicles and the internet Show vote
  • On 31 Jan 2012: Baroness Hoey voted to require local councils to keep the amount they spend on council tax reductions for those in financial need the same from year to year. Show vote
  • On 25 Jan 2012: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on London Local Authorities Bill — Street Litter Control Notices — Application to All Non Domestic Premises Show vote
  • On 18 Jan 2012: Baroness Hoey voted to delay enabling local councils to keep money raised from business rates in their areas. Show vote
  • On 11 Jan 2012: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance Bill — Carry over to next Parliamentary session Show vote
  • On 10 Jan 2012: Baroness Hoey voted against allowing local councils to retain a proportion of the business rates generated in their area and not to localise assisting those in financial need to pay their council tax. Show vote
  • On 7 Dec 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on London Local Authorities Bill — Clause 4 — Power to Require Name and Address for Council Officers, PCSOs and Accredited Individuals When Issuing FPNs Show vote
  • On 18 May 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Localism Bill — Clause 168 — Designation of Mayoral Development Areas Show vote
  • On 18 May 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Localism Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 17 May 2011: Baroness Hoey voted to limit the power of the Secretary of State to repeal laws considered to detract from the general power of competence for local authorities. Show vote
  • On 17 May 2011: Baroness Hoey voted against the Secretary of State having the power to implement change a local council's system of governance to a mayor and cabinet executive. Show vote
  • On 17 May 2011: Baroness Hoey voted to make specific planning permission be required for betting shops rather than allowing any premises with permission for use for financial and professional services to become a betting shop. Show vote
  • On 11 May 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Education Bill — Clause 34 — Role of Local Authority in Implementation of Decisions by School Admissions Adjudicator Show vote
  • On 31 Mar 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill — Clause 142 — Directions Releated to Prohibited Actvitity in Parliament Square Show vote
  • On 31 Mar 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 30 Mar 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Local Government Publicity Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Education Bill (second reading) Show vote
  • On 17 Jan 2011: Baroness Hoey voted against devolving more powers to local councils and local people particularly in relation to social housing and planning. Show vote
  • On 17 Jan 2011: Baroness Hoey voted against authorising spending relating to the Localism Bill, enabling the devolution of more powers to local councils and local people particularly in relation to social housing and planning. Show vote
  • On 13 Dec 2010: Baroness Hoey 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 13 Dec 2010: Baroness Hoey 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 13 Oct 2010: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on London Local Authorities Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 26 Jul 2010: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Academies Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 19 Jul 2010: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Academies Bill — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 19 Jul 2010: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Academies Bill — Second Reading Show vote

Police and Crime Commissioners

Elected Police and Crime Commissioners are individuals responsible for the strategic direction and oversight of the police in England and Wales.

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Baroness Hoey almost always voted against the introduction of elected Police and Crime Commissioners

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All votes about the introduction of elected Police and Crime Commissioners:

  • On 4 Jul 2012: Baroness Hoey voted against proposed detailed rules for the election of Police and Crime Commissioners. Show vote
  • On 12 Sep 2011: Baroness Hoey voted against introducing elected police and crime commissioners for each police area in England and Wales outside of London. Show vote
  • On 23 May 2011: Baroness Hoey voted against introducing Police and Crime Commissioners to provide strategic direction for, and oversight of, police forces. Show vote
  • On 31 Mar 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 30 Mar 2011: Baroness Hoey voted to require an inquiry by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary on the impact of introducing Police and Crime Commissioners, and to consider its recommendations before introducing them. Show vote
  • On 13 Dec 2010: Baroness Hoey 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 13 Dec 2010: Baroness Hoey 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 8 Sep 2010: Baroness Hoey voted against introducing elected Police and Crime Commissioners Show vote

Public Forests

The Public Forest Estate in England comprises about 2% of the land in England and 18% of the woods and forests. MPs have voted on if the estate ought remain publicly-owned and managed by the Forestry Commission or if it should be sold off.

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Baroness Hoey voted against selling England’s state owned forests

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All votes about selling England’s state owned forests:

  • On 2 Feb 2011: Baroness Hoey voted against the sale of England's public forest estate. Show vote
  • On 2 Feb 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Access and Conservation Arrangements After Sell Off of England's Public Forests Show vote

Fixed Term Parliaments

Fixed Term Parliaments involve holding general elections on a regular basis, for example every five years, with some exceptions permitting early elections. Without Fixed Term Parliaments a party with a majority had significant influence over the timing of a general election.

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Baroness Hoey voted against fixed periods between parliamentary elections

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All votes about fixed periods between parliamentary elections:

  • On 23 Oct 2014: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Repeal of the Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011 Show vote
  • On 13 Jul 2011: Baroness Hoey voted to require a resolution of both Houses of Parliament to approve the date of a general election. Show vote
  • On 18 Jan 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Fixed Term Parliaments Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 1 Dec 2010: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Fixed Term Parliaments Bill — Early General Elections Show vote
  • On 13 Sep 2010: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Fixed-term Parliaments Bill — Second Reading Show vote

Taxes on Plane Tickets

MPs have held a number of votes on the rates of Air Passenger Duty and the details of which flights it ought apply to.

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Baroness Hoey almost always voted against higher taxes on plane tickets

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All votes about higher taxes on plane tickets:

  • On 31 Oct 2017: Baroness Hoey voted against a range of changes to the tax system. Show vote
  • On 12 Sep 2017: Baroness Hoey voted against a range of changes to the tax system. Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2014: Baroness Hoey voted against proposed increases in Air Passenger Duty. Show vote
  • On 2 Jul 2013: Baroness Hoey 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 18 Apr 2013: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Clause 183 — Air passenger duty: rates of duty from 1 April 2013 Show vote
  • On 15 Apr 2013: Baroness Hoey 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 25 Mar 2013: Baroness Hoey voted against increasing rates of Air Passenger Duty Show vote
  • On 3 Jul 2012: Baroness Hoey voted against raising the basic income tax free allowance, against cutting corporation tax, and against the other tax changes proposed in the Finance Bill. Show vote
  • On 16 Apr 2012: Baroness Hoey 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: Baroness Hoey 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: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Budget Resolutions — Air Passenger Duty Rates from 1 April 2012 Show vote

Jobs Guarantee for Young People

There have been votes in Parliament on if the Government should fund guaranteed jobs for young people.

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Baroness Hoey generally voted for spending public money to create guaranteed jobs for young people who have spent a long time unemployed

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All votes about spending public money to create guaranteed jobs for young people who have spent a long time unemployed:

  • On 12 Jun 2014: Baroness Hoey voted for a range of economic policies including raising the minimum wage, reintroducing a 10% starting rate of income tax and boosting the supply of housing. Show vote
  • On 27 Nov 2013: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Cost of Living Show vote
  • On 4 Sep 2013: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Jobs — Capital Investment — Mansion Tax — Income Tax — Rail Fares — Energy Bills — Private Tenants — Pensions — Payday Loans — Banking, Planning and Skills Reforms Show vote
  • On 15 May 2013: Baroness Hoey voted in favour of a package of economic policies including bringing forward long-term infrastructure investment, building 100,000 affordable homes, and guaranteeing jobs for the long term unemployed. Show vote
  • On 17 May 2012: Baroness Hoey voted for measures to stimulate economic growth and job creation; for a tax on bank bonuses to fund guaranteed jobs for young people out of work for over a year; to reduce VAT; for a tax break for small firms taking on extra workers and to make infrastructure investment sooner. Show vote
  • On 17 May 2012: Baroness Hoey voted to create jobs; to tax bank bonuses to fund guaranteed jobs for young people out of work for a year; to cut VAT; to give a tax break to small firms taking on more workers and to make infrastructure investment sooner. Show vote
  • On 14 Dec 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Bank Bonuses — Jobs Guarantee — New Homes — VAT — Tax Incentives for Small Companies Employing More Workers Show vote
  • On 9 Nov 2011: Baroness Hoey voted to introduce a tax on bank bonuses to guarantee a job for 100,000 young people and build 25,000 affordable homes; to make investment sooner; to reducing VAT, and to introduce a tax break for small firms taking on extra workers. Show vote
  • On 12 Oct 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Jobs and Growth Show vote

Equality and Human Rights

There have been votes in Parliament on the subject of where prejudice or discrimination should be made illegal and where exceptions should be made to permit otherwise illegal discrimination. MPs have also voted on the degree to which "human rights" are protected.

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Baroness Hoey voted a mixture of for and against laws to promote equality and human rights

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All votes about laws to promote equality and human rights:

  • On 18 Jul 2019: Baroness Hoey voted not to legalise abortion in certain circumstances in Northern Ireland as soon as the act comes into force, not to enable two persons who are not of the same sex to be eligible to form a civil partnership in Northern Ireland and not to make a wide variety of other amendments to the Bill. Show vote
  • On 9 Jul 2019: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill — New Clause 1 — Marriage of Same-Sex Couples Show vote
  • On 13 Jun 2018: Baroness Hoey voted to largely retain the EU "Charter of Fundamental Rights" as part of UK law following the UK's withdrawal from the European Union. Show vote
  • On 14 Dec 2016: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Impact of Tax and Benefit Changes on Women and Protected Groups — Gender Equality Strategy to Improve the Position of Women Show vote
  • On 26 May 2016: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Queen's Speech — Human Rights — Steel Industry — Budget Setting Principle Show vote
  • On 9 Dec 2015: Baroness Hoey voted for an assessment of the impact of Government policies on women; to mitigate any disproportionate burden on women and to publish a gender equality strategy. Show vote
  • On 1 Jul 2015: Baroness Hoey voted to require an annual report from the Equalities and Human Rights Commission analysing information on the gender pay gap and making recommendations to close it. Show vote
  • On 10 Mar 2014: Baroness Hoey voted to make it unlawful for any provider of regulated social care to act in a manner incompatible with the European Convention on Human Rights. Show vote
  • On 30 Jan 2014: Baroness Hoey voted to only allow human rights grounds to be used to prevent a foreign criminal being deported in cases where there would be a breach of the right to life, or right not to be tortured; and to add a new exemption to deportation for cases where harm to the criminal's children outweighs the public interest in removal. Show vote
  • On 16 Apr 2013: Baroness Hoey voted in favour of the Commission for Equality and Human Rights having a duty to support the development of a society where people's ability to achieve their potential is not limited by prejudice or discrimination and there is respect for human rights. Show vote
  • On 16 Apr 2013: Baroness Hoey voted to make it illegal to discriminate on the basis of caste Show vote
  • On 4 Dec 2012: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Human Rights Act 1998 Repeal Bill Show vote
  • On 13 Jul 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Equality Act 2010 (Work on Ships and Hovercraft) Regulations 2011 — Application of Discrimination Laws to Mariners Show vote
  • On 13 Jul 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties) Regulations 2011 — Publication of Equality Objectives by Specified Public Bodies Show vote
  • On 2 Dec 2009: Baroness Hoey voted no on Equality Bill — New Clause 3 — Mandatory pay audits Show vote
  • On 2 Dec 2009: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Equality Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 11 May 2009: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Equality Bill — Decline Second Reading Show vote

Low Carbon Electricity Generation

There have been votes in Parliament relating to finanical incentives designed to encourage electricity generation via methods which involve low levels of carbon emissions. Matters voted on include subsidies for renewable energy generation and on limiting carbon dioxide emissions from power stations.

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Baroness Hoey generally voted for financial incentives for low carbon emission electricity generation methods

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All votes about financial incentives for low carbon emission electricity generation methods:

  • On 11 Jul 2018: Baroness Hoey voted not to reduce support for former coal power stations running wholly or in part on biomass such as wood or other plant material. Show vote
  • On 4 Jun 2013: Baroness Hoey voted to allow financial incentives for small-scale low-carbon generation of electricity to be paid to plants which were previously too big to be eligible. Show vote
  • On 4 Jun 2013: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Energy Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 19 Dec 2012: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Energy Bill — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 23 Nov 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Feed-in Tariff — Subsidies for Renewable or Low Carbon Electricity Generation Show vote
  • On 23 Nov 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Feed-in Tariff — Subsidies for Renewable or Low Carbon Electricity Generation Show vote

Pub Leases

There have been votes in Parliament on the question of if pub companies should be required to offer their tenants an option to rent the premises with no requirement to buy beer, and other supplies, from the pub company.

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Baroness Hoey almost always voted for requiring pub companies to offer pub landlords rent-only leases

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All votes about requiring pub companies to offer pub landlords rent-only leases:

  • On 2 Feb 2016: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Enterprise Bill — Second Reading — Small Business Commissioner — Apprenticeships — Insurance Payment — Green Investment Bank Status — Pubs Show vote
  • On 18 Nov 2014: Baroness Hoey voted to require large pub-owning businesses offer their tenants and leaseholders a market rent only option (rather than insisting on a contract requiring them to buy beer, and other supplies, from the pub company). Show vote
  • On 21 Jan 2014: Baroness Hoey voted for a statutory code of practice for large pub companies which would require them to offer the option of a rent only leases. Show vote
  • On 9 Jan 2013: Baroness Hoey voted to require pub companies to offer their tenants an option to rent the premises with no requirement to buy beer, and other supplies, from the pub company. Show vote

Military Covenant

The armed forces covenant sets out the relationship between the nation, the government and the armed forces. It recognises the nation's moral obligation to members of the armed forces and their families. MPs have voted on the extent to which there should be special provisions for current, and former, service personnel in relation to public services.

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Baroness Hoey generally voted for strengthening the Military Covenant

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All votes about strengthening the Military Covenant:

  • On 26 Jun 2012: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Defence Reform — Military Covenant — Strategic Defence and Security Review Assumptions Show vote
  • On 14 Jun 2011: Baroness Hoey voted to require public bodies and minsters to consider the effects of people's service in the armed forces when setting healthcare, education and housing policy and to consider if special provisions for current, and former, service personnel are justified. Show vote
  • On 16 Feb 2011: Baroness Hoey voted for a legally binding Military Covenant set out in law. Show vote
  • On 1 Mar 2010: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Defence — Military Covenant — Military Funding Show vote

Legal Aid

There have been votes in Parliament on the subject of eligibility for legal aid. Matters which have been voted on include means testing, if aid should be generally restricted to those residing in the UK, and which legal services should be funded by legal aid.

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Baroness Hoey almost always voted against restricting the scope of legal aid

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All votes about restricting the scope of legal aid:

  • On 9 Jul 2014: Baroness Hoey voted against a residence test as an eligibility criteria for civil legal aid; subject to exceptions for refugees and those who have sought asylum. Show vote
  • On 22 Jan 2014: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Civil Legal Aid (Merits Criteria) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations — Legal Aid In Cases With Borderline Prospect of Success Show vote
  • On 5 Dec 2012: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (Amendment of Schedule 1) Order 2012 — Extension of Legal Aid to Certain Welfare Appeals and Certain International Child Benefit Recovery Cases Show vote
  • On 5 Dec 2012: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Civil Legal Aid (Merits Criteria) Regulations 2012 Show vote
  • On 17 Apr 2012: Baroness Hoey voted to require the Lord Chancellor to ensure that, subject to resources, individuals have access to legal services that effectively meet their needs. Show vote
  • On 17 Apr 2012: Baroness Hoey voted to make legal aid available in respect of social welfare decisions. Show vote
  • On 17 Apr 2012: Baroness Hoey voted to make legal aid available to children in a wider range of cases. Show vote
  • On 2 Nov 2011: Baroness Hoey voted to make legal aid available to cover the entirety of assistance required where people are deemed to have complex, interconnected needs, some of which do not usually attract aid. Show vote
  • On 2 Nov 2011: Baroness Hoey voted against reforming reform legal aid, against removing it from some types of cases, against sentencing and remand reforms and not to introduce new offences relating to threatening with a weapon. Show vote
  • On 31 Oct 2011: Baroness Hoey voted to explicitly include threats plus financial and emotional abuse in the definition of domestic abuse used in relation to the award of civil legal aid to domestic abuse victims. Show vote
  • On 31 Oct 2011: Baroness Hoey voted to make legal aid available in clinical negligence cases. Show vote
  • On 29 Jun 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill — Second Reading Show vote

Powers of the Welsh Parliament

There have been votes in Parliament on devolving powers to the Welsh Parliament/Senedd. Specific subjects of these votes have ranged from giving the Senedd the ability to raise taxes to devolving powers and responsibility relating to the provision of water in Wales.

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Baroness Hoey voted a mixture of for and against transferring more powers to the Welsh Assembly

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All votes about transferring more powers to the Welsh Assembly:

  • On 17 Jul 2018: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Trade Bill — New Clause 20 — Approval of Negotiating Mandates — Devolved Administrations — International Trade Agreements Show vote
  • On 17 Jul 2018: Baroness Hoey voted to require the consent of ministers in devolved administrations before making regulations under the Trade Bill on implementing international trade agreements and a 1994 treaty on government procurement; while retaining the UK government's responsibility for compliance with international agreements. Show vote
  • On 17 Jul 2018: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Trade Bill — Clause 1 — Implementation of the Agreement on Government Procurement — Consent of Welsh and Scottish Ministers Show vote
  • On 12 Jun 2018: Baroness Hoey 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. Show vote
  • On 16 Jan 2018: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Schedule 2 — Powers for Ministers in Devolved Administrations Show vote
  • On 16 Jan 2018: Baroness Hoey 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. Show vote
  • On 13 Dec 2017: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 9 — Regulations to Implement Withdrawal Agreement — Report on Reciprocal Healthcare Agreements — Veto for Devolved Administrations Show vote
  • On 6 Dec 2017: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Schedule 2 — Powers for Scottish and Welsh Ministers to Amend Retained EU Law Show vote
  • On 4 Dec 2017: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 11 — Power for Devolved Administrations to Amend EU Law Retained as UK Law on Withdrawal Show vote
  • On 4 Dec 2017: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 11 — Devolved Administrations — Amendment of Retained EU Law Show vote
  • On 4 Dec 2017: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 11 and Schedule 3 — Power of Devolved Administrations to Amend EU Law Retained as UK Law Show vote
  • On 14 Nov 2017: Baroness Hoey voted against requiring the consent of the Scottish Parliament, the National Assembly for Wales and the Northern Ireland Assembly for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 24 Jan 2017: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Wales Bill — After Clause 48 — Devolution of Regulation of Gaming Machines — Maximum Charge Threshold Show vote
  • On 12 Sep 2016: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Wales Bill — Clause 1 — Separation of the Legal Jurisdictions for England and Wales Show vote
  • On 12 Sep 2016: Baroness Hoey voted to allow public sector bodies to operate rail services in Wales. Show vote
  • On 12 Sep 2016: Baroness Hoey voted to devolve powers relating to air passenger duty to the Government of Wales and the Welsh Assembly. Show vote
  • On 11 Jul 2016: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Wales Bill — Schedule 1 — Devolution of Policing Powers to the Welsh Assembly Show vote
  • On 11 Jul 2016: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Wales Bill — Schedule 1 — New Schedule 7A to the Government of Wales Act 2006 Show vote
  • On 11 Jul 2016: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Wales Bill — New Clause 2 — Welsh Thresholds for Income Tax Show vote
  • On 5 Jul 2016: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Wales Bill — Clause 1 — Separation of the Legal Systems of England and Wales Show vote
  • On 24 Jun 2014: Baroness Hoey voted to enable the Welsh Government to underwrite borrowing by private organisations for the purpose of promoting investment in infrastructure. Show vote
  • On 24 Jun 2014: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Wales Bill — Clause 19 — Welsh Ministers to Set Own Capital Expenditure Priorities Show vote
  • On 30 Apr 2014: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Wales Bill — New Clause 4 — Allowing National Assembly for Wales to Set The Number of AMs Show vote
  • On 30 Apr 2014: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Wales Bill- Clause 11 — Referendum on Devolving Welsh Income Tax Rate Setting — Independent Setting of Each Rate Show vote
  • On 9 Apr 2014: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Part 2 — Devolution of Welsh Air Passenger Duty Rates to National Assembly for Wales Show vote
  • On 6 Jan 2014: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Water Bill — New Clause 1 — Legislative Competence for Water in Wales Show vote
  • On 15 May 2013: Baroness Hoey voted in favour of devolving tax raising, and borrowing, powers to the Welsh Government. Show vote
  • On 18 Apr 2013: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Part 2 — Devolution of Wales Long Haul Rates of Duty Show vote
  • On 18 Apr 2013: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — New Schedule — Devolution of Air Passenger Duty to Wales Show vote
  • On 31 Jan 2012: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Devolution of Powers Relating to Energy Generation to the National Assembly for Wales. Show vote
  • On 21 Jun 2011: Baroness Hoey voted against devolving responsibility for Jobcentre Plus to the Welsh Government. Show vote

Powers of the Scottish Parliament

There have been votes in Parliament on devolving powers to the Scottish Parliament. Specific subjects of these votes have ranged from giving the Scottish Parliament the ability to raise taxes to devolving powers and responsibility relating to the Maritime and Coastguard Agency in Scotland.

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Baroness Hoey voted a mixture of for and against transferring more powers to the Scottish Parliament

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All votes about transferring more powers to the Scottish Parliament:

  • On 17 Jul 2018: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Trade Bill — New Clause 20 — Approval of Negotiating Mandates — Devolved Administrations — International Trade Agreements Show vote
  • On 17 Jul 2018: Baroness Hoey voted to require the consent of ministers in devolved administrations before making regulations under the Trade Bill on implementing international trade agreements and a 1994 treaty on government procurement; while retaining the UK government's responsibility for compliance with international agreements. Show vote
  • On 17 Jul 2018: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Trade Bill — Clause 1 — Implementation of the Agreement on Government Procurement — Consent of Welsh and Scottish Ministers Show vote
  • On 16 Jul 2018: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Taxation (Cross-Border Trade) Bill — New Clause 16 — Consent of the Scottish Parliament — Taxes on International Trade Show vote
  • On 12 Jun 2018: Baroness Hoey 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. Show vote
  • On 16 Jan 2018: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Schedule 2 — Powers for Ministers in Devolved Administrations Show vote
  • On 16 Jan 2018: Baroness Hoey 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. Show vote
  • On 13 Dec 2017: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 9 — Regulations to Implement Withdrawal Agreement — Report on Reciprocal Healthcare Agreements — Veto for Devolved Administrations Show vote
  • On 6 Dec 2017: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Schedule 2 — Powers for Scottish and Welsh Ministers to Amend Retained EU Law Show vote
  • On 4 Dec 2017: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 11 — Power for Devolved Administrations to Amend EU Law Retained as UK Law on Withdrawal Show vote
  • On 4 Dec 2017: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 11 — Devolved Administrations — Amendment of Retained EU Law Show vote
  • On 4 Dec 2017: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 11 and Schedule 3 — Power of Devolved Administrations to Amend EU Law Retained as UK Law Show vote
  • On 14 Nov 2017: Baroness Hoey voted against requiring the consent of the Scottish Parliament, the National Assembly for Wales and the Northern Ireland Assembly for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 9 Nov 2015: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — New Clause 35 — Consent of the Scottish Parliament to certain Westminster Acts Show vote
  • On 9 Nov 2015: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — New Clause 36 — Power for Scottish Parliament to Call a Scottish Independence Referendum Show vote
  • On 9 Nov 2015: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — New Clause 15 — Abortion Show vote
  • On 9 Nov 2015: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — New Clause 18 — Giving the Scottish Parliament Powers Relating to Tax Credits Show vote
  • On 9 Nov 2015: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — New Clause 27 — Equal Opportunities Show vote
  • On 6 Jul 2015: Baroness Hoey voted to allow the devolved administration in Scotland to introduce a requirement for gender balance among the members of the Scottish Parliament and members of boards of Scottish public authorities. Show vote
  • On 30 Jun 2015: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — Clause 19 — Threshold for Disability Benefits Show vote
  • On 30 Jun 2015: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — Clause 19 — Carers Benefit — Scope of Eligibility Show vote
  • On 30 Jun 2015: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — Clause 24 — Power of Scottish Ministers to Change Regulations on Benefits in Respect of Rent Show vote
  • On 30 Jun 2015: Baroness Hoey voted to give powers related to Housing Benefit in Scotland to the Scottish Parliament and Scottish Ministers. Show vote
  • On 30 Jun 2015: Baroness Hoey voted to give the Scottish Parliament the ability to create new state benefits in Scotland. Show vote
  • On 30 Jun 2015: Baroness Hoey voted against giving the Scottish Parliament power over national insurance. Show vote
  • On 29 Jun 2015: Baroness Hoey voted against giving Scotland full responsibility for taxation and spending in Scotland. Show vote
  • On 29 Jun 2015: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — New Clause 54 — Devolution of Power Over Income Tax in Scotland Show vote
  • On 15 Jun 2015: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — Clause 11 — Full Control Over Taxation, Borrowing and Public Spending for Scottish Parliament Show vote
  • On 15 Jun 2015: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — New Clause 3 — Powers of the Scottish Parliament Show vote
  • On 15 Jun 2015: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — New Clause 5 — Veto for Scottish Parliament on Repeal of Human Rights Act as it Applies to Scotland Show vote
  • On 15 Jun 2015: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — New Clause 10 — Require UK Parliament to Have Consent of Scottish Parliament Before Legislating on Devolved Matters Show vote
  • On 15 Jun 2015: Baroness Hoey voted to require the consent of the Scottish Parliament and of the Scottish people in a referendum before the Scottish Parliament can be abolished; and to strengthen the constitutional status of the Scottish Parliament. Show vote
  • On 26 Jan 2015: Baroness Hoey voted to devolve the regulation of shale gas extraction in Scotland to the Scottish Parliament. Show vote
  • On 21 Jun 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — Chapter 5 — Empower Scottish Parliament to Tax Company Profits Show vote
  • On 15 Mar 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — New Clause 3 — Devolution — Maritime and Coastguard Agency Show vote
  • On 15 Mar 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — New Clause 9 — Devolution of Responsibility for Rail Services to the Scottish Parliament Show vote
  • On 15 Mar 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — New Clause 10 — Crown Estate — Devolution of Powers Show vote
  • On 15 Mar 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — New Clause 11 — Devolution of Powers Related to Time Show vote
  • On 15 Mar 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — New Clause 19 — Devolution of Powers Relating to Food Labelling and Content Show vote
  • On 14 Mar 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — Clause 24 — Devolution of Power to Tax Quarrying or Mining to Scottish Parliament Show vote
  • On 14 Mar 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — Clause 32 — Code of Practice on Borrowing by Scottish Ministers Show vote
  • On 7 Mar 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — Clause 1 — Administration of Elections — Start Counting Within Four Hours of Polls Closing Show vote
  • On 7 Mar 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — Clause 11 — Devolution to Scotland of Powers to Regulate Specially Dangerous Air Weapons Show vote
  • On 7 Mar 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — Clause 12 — Return of Certain Insolvency Powers from Scotland to the UK Parliament Show vote
  • On 7 Mar 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — Clause 13 — Return Responsibility for Regulating Health Professionals in Scotland to UK Parliament Show vote
  • On 27 Jan 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — Reject Second Reading — Devolution of Further Powers, Including Tax Raising Powers, to Scotland Show vote

Badger Cull

There have been votes in Parliament on if badgers ought be culled in an effort to control bovine tuberculosis.

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Baroness Hoey has never voted on culling badgers to tackle bovine tuberculosis

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All votes about culling badgers to tackle bovine tuberculosis:

  • On 13 Mar 2014: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Backbench Business — Badger Cull Show vote
  • On 5 Jun 2013: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Badger Cull Show vote
  • On 5 Jun 2013: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Badger Cull Show vote
  • On 25 Oct 2012: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Badger Cull Show vote

Tax on Value of Expensive Homes

There have been votes in Parliament on the introduction of a new property tax on expensive homes. Such a tax, popularly dubbed a "mansion tax", would introduce a requirement for those with residential properties worth over a certain amount to pay a fraction of the property's value (or a fraction of its value over a certain amount) to the Government each year.

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Baroness Hoey almost always voted for an annual tax on the value of expensive homes (popularly known as a mansion tax)

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All votes about an annual tax on the value of expensive homes (popularly known as a mansion tax):

  • On 4 Sep 2013: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Jobs — Capital Investment — Mansion Tax — Income Tax — Rail Fares — Energy Bills — Private Tenants — Pensions — Payday Loans — Banking, Planning and Skills Reforms Show vote
  • On 1 Jul 2013: Baroness Hoey voted to reintroduce a 10% initial rate of income tax paid for by a new property tax. Show vote
  • On 17 Apr 2013: Baroness Hoey voted in favour of considering a mansion tax Show vote
  • On 12 Mar 2013: Baroness Hoey voted for a tax on properties worth over £2 million to fund a tax cut for those on middle and low incomes. Show vote

Security Sensitive Evidence in Courts

There have been votes in Parliament on if there should be a mechanism for material deemed national security sensitive to be made available to a civil court and a special advocate but not parties to the case. The mechanism is called the "closed material procedure".

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Baroness Hoey generally voted against allowing national security sensitive evidence to be put before courts in secret sessions

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All votes about allowing national security sensitive evidence to be put before courts in secret sessions:

  • On 17 Jul 2013: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on The Rules of the Court of Judicature (Northern Ireland) (Amendment) 2013 — Closed Material Proceedure Show vote
  • On 17 Jul 2013: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Civil Procedure Rules — Closed Material Proceedings Show vote
  • On 7 Mar 2013: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Justice and Security Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 4 Mar 2013: Baroness Hoey voted to permit closed material proceedings only if a fair determination of the case would not be possible by other means. Show vote
  • On 4 Mar 2013: Baroness Hoey voted to only allow the closed material procedure for using national security sensitive information in court to to be used where the degree of harm to national security caused by disclosure would be likely to outweigh the public interest in fair and open justice. Show vote
  • On 4 Mar 2013: Baroness Hoey voted to allow the disclosure of material if the court considers disclosure the degree of damage to the interests of national security would be outweighed by the interests of justice. Show vote
  • On 18 Dec 2012: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Justice and Security Bill — Second Reading Show vote

Shares for Rights

There have been votes in Parliament on the introduction of the employee shareholder scheme which is an employee status obtained when an employee is given shares worth at least £2,000 in return for which the employer is permitted not to extend unfair dismissal rights, rights to statutory redundancy pay and other employment rights to the employee. .

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Baroness Hoey consistently voted against allowing employees to exchange some employment rights for shares in the company they work for

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All votes about allowing employees to exchange some employment rights for shares in the company they work for:

  • On 23 Apr 2013: Baroness Hoey voted against exempting those with employee shareholder status from certain statutory employment rights. Show vote
  • On 16 Apr 2013: Baroness Hoey voted against permitting employers not to extend certain otherwise statutory rights to employees with a new employee shareholder status. Show vote
  • On 17 Dec 2012: Baroness Hoey voted against exempting those with employee shareholder status from certain statutory employment rights. Show vote
  • On 17 Dec 2012: Baroness Hoey voted against a new employment status of employee shareholder, holders of which may be exempted from certain statutory employment rights; against an option for planning applications to be made directly to the Secretary of State in areas where the local planning authority is deemed to be performing poorly and against postponing a business rate revaluation from 2015 to 2017. Show vote
  • On 5 Nov 2012: Baroness Hoey voted against a new employment status of employee shareholder, holders of which may be exempted from certain statutory employment rights; against an option for planning applications to be made directly to the Secretary of State in areas where the local planning authority is deemed to be performing poorly and against postponing a business rate revaluation from 2015 to 2017. Show vote

Letting Agent Fees

There have been votes in Parliament on if letting agent fees, charged to tenants, ought be more strongly regulated or even banned.

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Baroness Hoey consistently voted for restrictions on fees charged to tenants by letting agents

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All votes about restrictions on fees charged to tenants by letting agents:

  • On 5 Sep 2018: Baroness Hoey voted in favour of higher fines for landlords or letting agencies breaching the law limiting what tenants can be charged for. Show vote
  • On 5 Sep 2018: Baroness Hoey voted to further restrict the circumstances in which landlords and letting agents can charge tenants for losses arising from a breach of a tenancy agreement. Show vote
  • On 25 Jun 2014: Baroness Hoey voted to ban letting agent fees, to make three year tenancies the default in the private rented sector and for action on excessive rent rises during longer tenancies. Show vote
  • On 16 Jun 2014: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Consumer Rights Bill — New Clause 30 — Report on Detriment Caused by Letting Agent Fees and Plans to Prohibit Detrimental Fees Show vote
  • On 13 May 2014: Baroness Hoey voted to ban letting agents charging tenants, or prospective tenants, fees. Show vote
  • On 14 May 2013: Baroness Hoey voted to call on the Government to take real action on jobs, affordable accommodation, rising energy and water bills, the costs of travel to work. Show vote

Regulation of Lawyer's Fees in No-Win No-Fee Cases

There have been votes in Parliament on if there should be greater regulation on the level of success fees payable under no-win no-fee arrangements for legal representation.

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Baroness Hoey almost always voted against limits on success fees paid to lawyers in no-win no fee cases

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All votes about limits on success fees paid to lawyers in no-win no fee cases:

  • On 13 Mar 2013: Baroness Hoey voted against capping success fees in no-win no-fee cases at 100% of the lawyer's basic fee, and against additionally setting a further cap of 25% of damages awarded in personal injury cases. Show vote
  • On 12 Sep 2012: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Defamation Bill — New Clause 2 — Regulation of Payments for Legal Services In Defamation Cases Show vote
  • On 17 Apr 2012: Baroness Hoey voted to allow "no win no fee" success fees and related legal insurance premiums to be included in costs awarded in cases relating to damages for respiratory health impacts due to industrial exposure to harmful substances. The Bill included provisions to generally stop the award of costs to cover such success fees and insurance premiums. Show vote
  • On 17 Apr 2012: Baroness Hoey voted to allow "no win no fee" success fees and related legal insurance premiums to be included in costs awarded in cases relating to damages for health impacts due to a breach of an employer's duty to their employee. Show vote
  • On 2 Nov 2011: Baroness Hoey voted against increased regulation of no-win no-fee arrangements for charging for legal services including capping success fees. Show vote
  • On 2 Nov 2011: Baroness Hoey voted to exempt defamation cases and privacy cases under the right to respect for private and family life from regulation, including caps, on success fees in no-win no-fee arrangements for charging for legal services. Show vote

Register of Lobbyists

There have been votes in Parliament on if there should be a register of those who professionally lobby MPs.

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Baroness Hoey generally voted against a statutory register of lobbyists

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All votes about a statutory register of lobbyists:

  • On 9 Oct 2013: Baroness Hoey voted against introducing a register of lobbyists, against increasing regulation of campaigners who are not standing, or putting up candidates, in general elections and against strengthening requirements on trade unions to maintain up to date membership lists. Show vote
  • On 9 Sep 2013: Baroness Hoey voted to require the personal registration of individuals employed as lobbyists even if their employer is registered. Show vote
  • On 3 Sep 2013: Baroness Hoey voted against introducing a register of lobbyists, against increasing regulation of campaigners who are not standing, or putting up candidates, in general elections and against strengthening requirements on trade unions to maintain up to date membership lists. Show vote
  • On 3 Sep 2013: Baroness Hoey voted against introducing a register of lobbyists, against increasing regulation of campaigners who are not standing, or putting up candidates, in general elections and against strengthening requirements on trade unions to maintain up to date membership lists. Show vote
  • On 25 Jun 2013: Baroness Hoey voted for the introduction of a statutory register for all professional lobbyists. Show vote

Mass Retention of Communications Data

There have been votes in Parliament on if we should require the mass retention of information about communications (but not the content of those communications).

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Baroness Hoey generally voted against requiring the mass retention of information about communications

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All votes about requiring the mass retention of information about communications:

  • On 7 Jun 2016: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Investigatory Powers Bill — Clause 78 — Powers to Require Retention of Information on People's Internet Use Show vote
  • On 7 Jun 2016: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Investigatory Powers Bill — Third Reading — Mass Surveillance Show vote
  • On 15 Jul 2014: Baroness Hoey voted against a fast-track process, involving MPs completing all commons stages in a single day, for consideration of a new law on the retention of, and access to, communications data and on the interception of communications. Show vote
  • On 15 Jul 2014: Baroness Hoey voted for the provisions of the Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill to only remain in force until the end of 2014, rather than until the end of 2016. Show vote
  • On 15 Jul 2014: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill — New Clause 5 — Act To Have Effect Despite European Union Treaties Show vote
  • On 15 Jul 2014: Baroness Hoey voted against requiring the mass retention of information about communications, (but not the content of those communications); against arrangements to limit access to such information; against requiring those based outside of the UK to comply with warrants to intercept the content of communications and against stating operators of internet-based services may be required enact such intercepts; and also against 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: Baroness Hoey voted against requiring the mass retention of information about communications, (but not the content of those communications); against arrangements to limit access to such information; against requiring those based outside of the UK to comply with warrants to intercept the content of communications and against stating operators of internet-based services may be required enact such intercepts; against limiting the use of intercepts, and police access to communications data, on economic grounds to cases involving the interests of national security; and also against more frequent reports from the Interception of Communications Commissioner and against the independent reviewer of terrorism legislation reviewing the operation and regulation of investigatory powers by May 2015. Show vote
  • On 17 Mar 2009: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Data Retention (EC Directive) Regulations 2009 — Retention of Communications Data by Communications Providers Show vote

Trade Union Regulation

There have been votes in Parliament on the way trade unions are regulated, including on the law related to industrial action and strike ballots.

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Baroness Hoey almost always voted against more restrictive regulation of trade union activity

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All votes about more restrictive regulation of trade union activity:

  • On 8 Feb 2017: Baroness Hoey voted against requiring the support of 40% of those entitled to vote in a ballot for industrial action by state school teachers to be required for such action to be lawful. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Baroness Hoey voted not to require the support of 40% of those eligible to vote in ballots for strike action by key transport workers, including staff working on railways, airport security, air traffic control and London buses, for such action to be lawful. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Baroness Hoey voted against requiring the support of 40% of those entitled to vote in a ballot for industrial action by border security workers to be required for such action to be lawful. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Baroness Hoey voted against requiring the support of 40% of those entitled to vote in a ballot for industrial action by border security workers to be required for such action to be lawful. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Baroness Hoey voted against requiring the support of 40% of those entitled to vote in a ballot for industrial action by key fire service workers to be required for such action to be lawful. Show vote
  • On 24 Jan 2017: Baroness Hoey voted against regulating industrial action by those providing certain critical national services including railways, operators providing buses, trams and underground railways, the National Health Service and fire and ambulance services. Show vote
  • On 10 Nov 2015: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Trade Union Bill — New Clause 2 — Workplace Ballots and Ballots by Electronic Means Show vote
  • On 10 Nov 2015: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Trade Union Bill — Clause 9 — Union Supervision of Picketing Show vote
  • On 10 Nov 2015: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Trade Union Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 14 Sep 2015: Baroness Hoey voted against requiring a 50% turnout in order to make a strike ballot valid and against other aspects of increased regulation of trade union activity. Show vote
  • On 22 Oct 2010: Baroness Hoey voted to prevent industrial action being deemed illegal due to minor errors in procedures associated with balloting union members. Show vote
  • On 9 Jan 2008: Baroness Hoey voted no on Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill — Preventing prison officers from taking industrial action Show vote

Assisted Dying

There have been votes in Parliament on if it should be legal to assist terminally ill people who have decided they want to end their life.

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Baroness Hoey voted against allowing terminally ill people to be given assistance to end their life

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All votes about allowing terminally ill people to be given assistance to end their life:

  • On 11 Sep 2015: Baroness Hoey voted against allowing a terminally ill person to be lawfully given assistance to end their life with the consent of the High Court. Show vote
  • On 10 Dec 1997: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Doctor Assisted Dying Bill — Leave to Bring In Show vote

Taxation of Banks

There have been votes in Parliament on taxation of banks. The "banking levy" is one such tax: it is charged annually based on the amount a bank holds in assets,.

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Baroness Hoey voted a mixture of for and against higher taxes on banks

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All votes about higher taxes on banks:

  • On 21 Feb 2018: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Finance (No. 2) Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 18 Dec 2017: Baroness Hoey voted against excluding certain overseas elements of UK banking groups from the bank levy annual tax. Show vote
  • On 11 Dec 2017: Baroness Hoey voted against excluding overseas activities of UK headquartered banking groups from the bank levy, and against reducing stamp duty for first time buyers of homes in transactions of up to £500,000. Show vote
  • On 11 Dec 2017: Baroness Hoey voted against excluding overseas activities of UK headquartered banking groups from the bank levy, and against reducing stamp duty for first time buyers of homes in transactions of up to £500,000. Show vote
  • On 28 Nov 2017: Baroness Hoey voted against narrowing the scope of the bank levy tax so it is calculated only on the basis of a bank's UK assets; against excluding overseas activities of UK headquartered banking groups from the charge. Show vote
  • On 26 Oct 2015: Baroness Hoey voted against the measures in the Finance Bill including against an increase in the income tax personal allowance, and against capping the rates of VAT and income tax at their existing rates until the next general election. Show vote
  • On 21 Jul 2015: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Finance Bill 2015-16 — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 21 Jul 2015: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Finance Bill 2015-16 — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2015: Baroness Hoey voted against a series of taxation related measures including increasing the personal income tax free allowance and increasing the threshold at which higher rate tax is charged. Show vote
  • On 23 Mar 2015: Baroness Hoey voted against the 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 25 Mar 2014: Baroness Hoey 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 19 Nov 2013: Baroness Hoey voted to increase the amount of free child care offered to parents of 3 and 4 year olds from 15 to 25 hours Show vote
  • On 5 Jul 2011: Baroness Hoey 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 26 Apr 2011: Baroness Hoey voted against 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: Baroness Hoey 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

Tougher on illegal immigration

The UK should have stronger laws to tackle illegal immigration.

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Baroness Hoey generally voted against stronger enforcement of immigration rules

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 stronger enforcement of immigration rules:

  • On 14 Dec 2016: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Draft Immigration Act 2014 (Current Accounts) (Excluded Accounts and Notification Requirements) Regulations 2016 Show vote
  • On 25 Apr 2016: Baroness Hoey voted to ban the immigration detention of those who are pregnant and for guidance to be taken into account on the immigration detention of vulnerable people. Show vote
  • On 1 Dec 2015: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Immigration Bill — Clause 8 — Offence of Illegal Working Show vote
  • On 1 Dec 2015: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Immigration Bill — Clauses 13-16 — Residential Tenancies Show vote
  • On 1 Dec 2015: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Immigration Bill — Support for Failed Asylum Seekers and Illegal Migrants Show vote
  • On 1 Dec 2015: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Immigration Bill — Clause 34 — Human Rights Appeals within the United Kingdom Show vote
  • On 1 Dec 2015: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Immigation Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 13 Oct 2015: Baroness Hoey voted against creating criminal offences of renting a home, driving, and working, while disqualified from doing so due to immigration status; and against other measures in the Immigration Bill Show vote
  • On 13 Oct 2015: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Immigration Bill — Second Reading Show vote

MPs' Veto Over Laws Only Affecting Their Part of the UK

That English MPs have not been able vote on matters which have been devolved to other parts of the UK, but Scottish, Welsh and Northern Ireland MPs can vote on those same matters when the UK Parliament is legislating solely for England has been considered by some to be unfair. There have been votes in Parliament on how to give MPs from England, Wales and Northern Ireland a fairer say over matters which only affect their parts of the UK. In respect of votes on matters only affecting England this is often described as the "English Votes on English Laws" question.

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Baroness Hoey has never voted on a veto for MPs from England, Wales and Northern Ireland over laws specifically impacting their part of the UK

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All votes about a veto for MPs from England, Wales and Northern Ireland over laws specifically impacting their part of the UK:

  • On 22 Oct 2015: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Standing Orders — Veto for MPs from England, Wales and Northern Ireland Over Laws Affecting Just Their Parts of the UK Show vote
  • On 22 Oct 2015: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Standing Orders — Trial Period for Veto for MPs from England, Wales and Northern Ireland Over Laws Affecting Just Their Parts of the UK Show vote
  • On 22 Oct 2015: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Standing Orders — Veto for MPs from England, Wales and Northern Ireland Over Laws Affecting Just Their Parts of the UK Show vote

Hydraulic Fracturing (Fracking) to Extract Shale Gas

Parliament has voted on whether hydraulic fracturing (fracking) should be permitted at all, where it should be permitted, and how such operations ought be regulated.

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Baroness Hoey generally voted against greater regulation of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) to extract shale gas

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All votes about greater regulation of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) to extract shale gas:

  • On 16 Dec 2015: Baroness Hoey voted against greater restrictions on hydraulic fracturing (fracking) to extract shale gas in National Parks, the Broads, areas of outstanding natural beauty, World Heritage sites, and near points where water is abstracted for domestic and food production purposes. Show vote
  • On 11 Feb 2015: Baroness Hoey voted against requiring a more extensive set of conditions be met prior to consent for hydraulic fracturing being given. Show vote
  • On 26 Jan 2015: Baroness Hoey voted to explicitly require an environmental permit for hydraulic fracturing activities. Show vote
  • On 26 Jan 2015: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Infrastructure Bill — New Clause 9 — Moratorium on Onshore Unconventional Petroleum — Review Impacts of Exploitation Show vote

Charging Market Rent to High Earners in Council Homes

Parliament has voted on whether high earners should be required to pay a market rent for council homes.

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Baroness Hoey almost always voted against charging a market rent to high earners renting a council home

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All votes about charging a market rent to high earners renting a council home:

  • On 3 May 2016: Baroness Hoey voted against requiring local councils to charge high income social housing tenants rent at levels set by central Government. Show vote
  • On 12 Jan 2016: Baroness Hoey voted against requiring those on high incomes living in social housing to pay market rents; against funding right to buy style discounts for housing association tenants; against enabling the Secretary of State to require local councils to sell expensive properties, perhaps using the revenue to fund new housing, and against other proposed changes to the law on housing and planning. Show vote
  • On 2 Nov 2015: Baroness Hoey voted against requiring those on high incomes living in social housing to pay market rents; against funding right to buy style discounts for housing association tenants; against enabling the Secretary of State to require local councils to sell expensive properties, perhaps using the revenue to fund new housing, and against other proposed changes to the law on housing and planning. Show vote
  • On 2 Nov 2015: Baroness Hoey voted against requiring those on high incomes living in social housing to pay market rents; against funding right to buy style discounts for housing association tenants; against enabling the Secretary of State to require local councils to sell expensive properties, perhaps using the revenue to fund new housing, and against other proposed changes to the law on housing and planning. Show vote
  • On 2 Nov 2015: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Housing and Planning Bill — Money Show vote

Secure Tenancies for Life

There have been votes in Parliament on phasing out secure lifetime tenancies and requiring tenancies be for a fixed term and do not get automatically renewed.

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Baroness Hoey almost always voted against phasing out secure tenancies for life

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All votes about phasing out secure tenancies for life:

  • On 12 Jan 2016: Baroness Hoey voted to retain secure tenancies for life. Show vote
  • On 12 Jan 2016: Baroness Hoey voted against requiring those on high incomes living in social housing to pay market rents; against funding right to buy style discounts for housing association tenants; against enabling the Secretary of State to require local councils to sell expensive properties, perhaps using the revenue to fund new housing, and against other proposed changes to the law on housing and planning. Show vote
  • On 2 Nov 2015: Baroness Hoey voted against requiring those on high incomes living in social housing to pay market rents; against funding right to buy style discounts for housing association tenants; against enabling the Secretary of State to require local councils to sell expensive properties, perhaps using the revenue to fund new housing, and against other proposed changes to the law on housing and planning. Show vote
  • On 2 Nov 2015: Baroness Hoey voted against requiring those on high incomes living in social housing to pay market rents; against funding right to buy style discounts for housing association tenants; against enabling the Secretary of State to require local councils to sell expensive properties, perhaps using the revenue to fund new housing, and against other proposed changes to the law on housing and planning. Show vote
  • On 2 Nov 2015: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Housing and Planning Bill — Money Show vote

Publicly Owned Railways

There have been votes in Parliament on the public ownership of the railways, including on keeping the rail infrastructure public, and permitting train operating companies to be publicly-owned.

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Baroness Hoey generally voted for a publicly owned railway system

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All votes about a publicly owned railway system:

  • On 12 Sep 2016: Baroness Hoey voted to allow public sector bodies to operate rail services in Wales. Show vote
  • On 23 Mar 2016: Baroness Hoey voted to allow, but not require, High Speed 2 passenger services to be run by the public sector operators. Show vote
  • On 19 Jan 2016: Baroness Hoey voted for regulation of local bus networks and for public ownership of the railways. Show vote
  • On 29 Oct 2014: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Railways (Public Sector Operators) Show vote

Public Control over Bus Services

There have been votes in Parliament on greater public control of bus services.

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Baroness Hoey voted for greater public control of bus services

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All votes about greater public control of bus services:

  • On 15 Jun 2016: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Draft West Midlands Combined Authority Order 2016 Show vote
  • On 19 Jan 2016: Baroness Hoey voted for regulation of local bus networks and for public ownership of the railways. Show vote
  • On 5 Nov 2014: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Local Bus Services Show vote

Mass Surveillance

There have been votes in Parliament on if the state should be permitted, with safeguards, to intercept people’s communications en masse, as well as obtain and use datasets which could include people’s personal banking, travel, and health data. The question of if the state should be able to require the retention of details of people’s internet use has also been voted on.

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Baroness Hoey has never voted on mass surveillance of people’s communications and activities

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All votes about mass surveillance of people’s communications and activities:

  • On 7 Jun 2016: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Investigatory Powers Bill — Clause 78 — Powers to Require Retention of Information on People's Internet Use Show vote
  • On 7 Jun 2016: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Investigatory Powers Bill — Third Reading — Mass Surveillance Show vote
  • On 15 Mar 2016: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Investigatory Powers Bill — Second Reading — Mass Surveillance Show vote

High Speed Rail

MPs have voted on funding and giving permission for a new high speed rail network, connecting at least London, Birmingham, the East Midlands, Sheffield, Leeds, and Manchester.

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Baroness Hoey almost always voted against new high speed rail infrastructure

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All votes about new high speed rail infrastructure:

  • On 15 Jul 2019: Baroness Hoey voted against the High Speed Rail (West Midlands - Crewe) project. Show vote
  • On 30 Jan 2018: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on High Speed Rail (West Midlands — Crewe) Bill — Second Reading — High Speed 2 Phase 2 — Fradley to Crewe Show vote
  • On 23 Mar 2016: Baroness Hoey voted against the construction of the HS2 rail link from London to Birmingham. Show vote
  • On 28 Apr 2014: Baroness Hoey acted as teller for a vote on High Speed Rail (London — West Midlands) Bill — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 28 Apr 2014: Baroness Hoey voted against a High Speed Rail link between London and the West Midlands. Show vote
  • On 31 Oct 2013: Baroness Hoey voted against 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 26 Jun 2013: Baroness Hoey voted against 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 26 Jun 2013: Baroness Hoey voted against spending money on preparations for a high speed rail network connecting at least London, Birmingham, the East Midlands, Sheffield, Leeds, and Manchester. Show vote

Reduce capital gains tax

Capital gains taxes should be reduced.

Baroness Hoey generally voted against reducing capital gains tax

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All votes about reducing capital gains tax:

  • On 6 Sep 2016: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Clause 82 — Reduction in Rate of Capital Gains Tax Show vote
  • On 6 Sep 2016: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 28 Jun 2016: Baroness Hoey voted against reducing the basic rate of capital gains tax by 8%. Show vote
  • On 11 Apr 2016: Baroness Hoey voted against increasing the personal income tax allowance, against changing the way dividends are taxed, against cutting capital gains tax, and against reducing the amount which can be taken out of a pension tax-free from £1.25m to £1m. Show vote
  • On 22 Mar 2016: Baroness Hoey voted against the March 2016 budget which contained plans to spend £56bn more than was expected to be taken in, introduced a policy of requiring all schools to become academies and introduced a new soft drinks levy. Show vote
  • On 22 Mar 2016: Baroness Hoey voted against cutting capital gains tax rates, against extending entrepreneurs relief discounts to external investors and against making other changes to capital gains tax. Show vote
  • On 22 Mar 2016: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Procedure (Future Taxation) — Inclusion of Provisions Taking Effect in Future Years in the Finance Bill Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2013: Baroness Hoey voted against tax exemptions to encourage the use of the scheme where employers are permitted not to extend certain otherwise statutory rights to those with employee shareholder status. Show vote
  • On 6 Jul 2010: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Second Reading Show vote

Capital Gains Tax

There have been votes in Parliament on the level of taxation on profits arising from increases in value for assets such as property and shares.

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Military Action Against Group Known as ISIS, ISIL or Daesh

There have been votes in Parliament on whether the UK should take part in military action in Iraq and Syria against the group known as ISIS, ISIL or Daesh.

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Baroness Hoey consistently voted against military action against ISIL (Daesh)

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All votes about military action against ISIL (Daesh):

  • On 2 Dec 2015: Baroness Hoey voted to decline to authorise UK military action in Syria. Show vote
  • On 2 Dec 2015: Baroness Hoey voted against UK airstrikes against ISIL in Syria Show vote
  • On 26 Sep 2014: Baroness Hoey voted against UK air strikes in Iraq intended to support Iraqi forces' efforts against ISIL. Show vote

Merging Police and Fire Services under Police and Crime Commissioners

There have been votes in Parliament on whether to give Police and Crime Commissioners responsibility for fire services.

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Baroness Hoey consistently voted against merging police and fire services under Police and Crime Commissioners

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All votes about merging police and fire services under Police and Crime Commissioners:

  • On 26 Apr 2016: Baroness Hoey voted against allowing Police and Crime Commissioners to be given responsibility for the Fire and Rescue Service. Show vote
  • On 26 Apr 2016: Baroness Hoey voted to require a report on the funding requirements of the fire and rescue service before transferring responsibility for them to a Police and Crime Commissioner. Show vote
  • On 26 Apr 2016: Baroness Hoey voted to require the consent of the relevant local councils and the fire authority, or the majority of people taking part in a referendum, before a Police and Crime Commissioner is given responsibility for a Fire and Rescue Service. Show vote

UK membership of the European Union

Parliament has voted on whether the United Kingdom should remain a member of the European Union.

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Baroness Hoey generally voted against UK membership of the EU

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 UK membership of the EU:

  • On 9 Apr 2019: Baroness Hoey voted against seeking to delay the UK leaving the EU until 30 June 2019. Show vote
  • On 8 Apr 2019: Baroness Hoey voted in favour of allowing the Government to delay the UK leaving the EU to an alternative date so long as any delay does not extend beyond 22 May 2019. Show vote
  • On 3 Apr 2019: Baroness Hoey voted to prevent the Prime Minister accepting any delay to the withdrawal of the UK from the EU beyond 22 May 2019. Show vote
  • On 29 Mar 2019: Baroness Hoey voted against leaving the EU with a [withdrawal] agreement as soon as possible and not to approve the negotiated withdrawal agreement and associated documents. Show vote
  • On 27 Mar 2019: Baroness Hoey voted to leave the European Union on the 12th of April 2019 without a withdrawal agreement. Show vote
  • On 13 Jun 2018: Baroness Hoey voted against making the UK's withdrawal from the EU conditional on seeking, as an objective for the UK's negotiation of the withdrawal agreement, an international agreement which enables the United Kingdom to continue to participate in the European Economic Area. Show vote
  • On 13 Jun 2018: Baroness Hoey voted against making the UK's withdrawal from the EU conditional on a statement on how the UK's continued participation in a customs union with the EU was sought during negotiations on the withdrawal agreement. Show vote
  • On 17 Jan 2018: Baroness Hoey voted for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 17 Jan 2018: Baroness Hoey voted for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 11 Sep 2017: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 11 Sep 2017: Baroness Hoey voted to end the supremacy of EU law in UK law; to convert EU law into domestic law on the UK's exit from the European Union and to give ministers the power to correct deficiencies in retained EU law. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Baroness Hoey voted against requiring the Prime Minister to give a series of undertakings before giving notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Baroness Hoey voted to empower the Prime Minister to give notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Baroness Hoey voted against the UK remaining a member of the European Atomic Agency Community (Euratom) when withdrawing from the European Union and against treating leaving Euratom separately from leaving the European Union. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Baroness Hoey voted to empower the Prime Minister to give notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 7 Feb 2017: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill — New Clause 143 — Financial Liability of the UK towards the EU Show vote
  • On 7 Feb 2017: Baroness Hoey voted not to prevent the Prime Minister giving notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union if the European Council have not undertaken that if the United Kingdom Parliament doesn't agree the terms of the United Kingdom's leaving of the European Union the United Kingdom's will remain an EU member under the existing terms. Show vote
  • On 6 Feb 2017: Baroness Hoey voted against only allowing the Prime Minister to give notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union a month after the approach to, and objectives for, withdrawal negotiations have been agreed by representatives of the Scottish, Welsh and Northern Ireland administrations. Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2017: Baroness Hoey voted to empower the Prime Minister to give notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2017: Baroness Hoey voted to empower the Prime Minister to give notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 7 Dec 2016: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on The United Kingdom Leaving the European Union Show vote
  • On 7 Dec 2016: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on The United Kingdom Leaving the European Union Show vote
  • On 14 Sep 2016: Baroness Hoey voted for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 15 Jun 2016: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on European Union Membership Show vote

Right to Remain for European Union Nationals in the UK

There have been a votes in Parliament which relate to EU nationals currently living in the UK having the right to remain.

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Baroness Hoey voted a mixture of for and against a right to remain for EU nationals already in living in the UK

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 a right to remain for EU nationals already in living in the UK:

  • On 13 Mar 2019: Baroness Hoey voted to delay leaving the EU by a couple of months, to agree to continue current arrangements with the EU until the end of 2021, and to unilaterally guarantee the rights of European Union citizens in the United Kingdom. Show vote
  • On 28 Jan 2019: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Immigration and Social Security Co-Ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill — Second Reading — UK Immigration Controls for EU Citizens Show vote
  • On 14 Nov 2017: Baroness Hoey voted to end the supremacy of EU law in domestic law and to remove the mechanism which enables the flow of new EU law into UK law. Show vote
  • On 29 Jun 2017: Baroness Hoey voted for an energy price cap; for a properly resourced industrial strategy; to maintain the benefits of the European Single Market and Customs Union; to maintain the existing rights of EU nationals living in the UK and EU nationals living in the EU; for increased funding of public services; to scrap university tuition fees; to restore Education Maintenance Allowance, maintenance grants and nurses’ bursaries; to end the public sector pay cap and to increase the minimum wage. Show vote
  • On 29 Jun 2017: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Queen's Speech — European Union Negiotiations Show vote
  • On 13 Mar 2017: Baroness Hoey voted against guaranteeing EU derived rights, and the potential to acquire residency rights, for EU and EEA citizens legally resident in the UK. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Baroness Hoey voted to empower the Prime Minister to give notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Baroness Hoey voted against seeking to protect the residence rights of citizens of the European Union and their family members who were lawfully resident in the United Kingdom on 23 June 2016. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Baroness Hoey voted against requiring notice of the UK's withdrawal from the EU to preserve rights acquired in Northern Ireland as a result of European Union membership and against requiring the notification to preserve the right of the people of Northern Ireland determine for themselves if they prefer a union with Great Britain or a sovereign united Ireland. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Baroness Hoey voted to empower the Prime Minister to give notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 6 Feb 2017: Baroness Hoey voted against only allowing the Prime Minister to give notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union a month after the approach to, and objectives for, withdrawal negotiations have been agreed by representatives of the Scottish, Welsh and Northern Ireland administrations. Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2017: Baroness Hoey voted to empower the Prime Minister to give notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2017: Baroness Hoey voted to empower the Prime Minister to give notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 7 Dec 2016: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on The United Kingdom Leaving the European Union Show vote
  • On 19 Oct 2016: Baroness Hoey voted for EU nationals living in the UK to retain rights, including the right to live and work in the UK, should the UK leave the EU. Show vote
  • On 14 Sep 2016: Baroness Hoey voted for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 6 Jul 2016: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on EU Nationals Currently Living in the UK — Right to Remain Show vote
  • On 15 Jun 2016: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on European Union Membership Show vote

Gambling Regulation

There have been votes in Parliament on a number of aspects of the regulation of gambling. Specific votes have been on the powers of local councils to use planning laws to control the numbers, and locations, of betting shops as well as regulations limiting stakes, and prizes, for gambling machines, and the laws governing the operation of casinos.

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Baroness Hoey generally voted for greater regulation of gambling

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 greater regulation of gambling:

  • On 8 Jan 2014: Baroness Hoey voted to give local councils powers to prevent the proliferation of fixed odds betting terminals and betting shops Show vote
  • On 8 Jan 2014: Baroness Hoey voted to give local government more powers to regulate betting shops and fixed odds betting terminals. Show vote
  • On 4 Dec 2013: Baroness Hoey voted against increasing the stake, and prize, limits for certain categories of gambling machine. Show vote
  • On 26 Nov 2013: Baroness Hoey voted to extend the horserace betting levy to overseas bookmakers. Show vote
  • On 26 Nov 2013: Baroness Hoey voted to require those running internet and telephone gambling operations to ban those who have registered for self-exclusion. Show vote
  • On 16 Oct 2013: Baroness Hoey voted to give more powers to local communities in relation to high streets and town and city centres. Show vote
  • On 17 May 2011: Baroness Hoey voted to make specific planning permission be required for betting shops rather than allowing any premises with permission for use for financial and professional services to become a betting shop. Show vote
  • On 28 Apr 2008: Baroness Hoey voted no on Finance Bill — Clause 21 — Amusement Machine licence duty Show vote
  • On 28 Mar 2007: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Gambling (Geographical Distribution of Casino Premises Licences) Order 2007 — 28 Mar 2007 — Division No. 88 Show vote
  • On 19 Jan 2006: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on National Lottery Bill — Clause 14 — Functions Show vote
  • On 14 Jun 2005: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on National Lottery Bill (Reasoned amendment on second reading) Show vote
  • On 24 Jan 2005: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Gambling Bill — Casino conditions Show vote
  • On 24 Jan 2005: Baroness Hoey voted no on Gambling Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 1 Nov 2004: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Gambling Bill — reasoned amendment on 2nd reading Show vote
  • On 1 Nov 2004: Baroness Hoey voted no on Gambling Bill — 2nd reading Show vote

Smoking Bans

Over the years there have been votes in Parliament on banning smoking in restaurants, public buildings, pubs, and in cars with children present.

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Baroness Hoey voted a mixture of for and against smoking bans

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 smoking bans:

  • On 11 Feb 2015: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Offence of Failing to Prevent Smoking In an Enclosed Vehicle in the Presence of Someone Under 18 Show vote
  • On 10 Feb 2014: Baroness Hoey voted in favour of a new law requiring private vehicles be smoke-free where a person under the age of 18 is present in the vehicle. Show vote
  • On 22 Jun 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Ban on Smoking in Private Vehicles Show vote
  • On 13 Oct 2010: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Public Houses and Private Members' Clubs (Smoking) Bill Show vote
  • On 14 Feb 2006: Baroness Hoey voted no on Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — consideration Show vote
  • On 14 Feb 2006: Baroness Hoey voted no on Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — private clubs Show vote
  • On 14 Feb 2006: Baroness Hoey voted no on Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — as amended Show vote
  • On 14 Feb 2006: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Health Bill — Schedule 8 — Minor and consequential amendments Show vote
  • On 18 Mar 2005: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Smoking in Public Places (Wales) Bill Show vote
  • On 14 Apr 2003: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Smoking (Restaurants) Bill Show vote
  • On 29 Apr 2002: Baroness Hoey voted no on Tobacco Advertising and Promotion Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 4 May 1999: Baroness Hoey voted no on Greater London Authority Bill — Enforcing no smoking signs in London taxis Show vote

Gay Rights

A vote for gay rights would be a vote for homosexual people to have the same rights as heterosexuals (including for example the ability to marry, an equal age of consent, and the right to adopt) and for discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation to be illegal.

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Baroness Hoey generally voted for equal gay rights

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 equal gay rights:

  • On 18 Jul 2019: Baroness Hoey voted not to legalise abortion in certain circumstances in Northern Ireland as soon as the act comes into force, not to enable two persons who are not of the same sex to be eligible to form a civil partnership in Northern Ireland and not to make a wide variety of other amendments to the Bill. Show vote
  • On 9 Jul 2019: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill — New Clause 1 — Marriage of Same-Sex Couples Show vote
  • On 5 Mar 2014: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Same Sex Marriage — Enabling Courts to Deal with Divorce or Annulment Proceedings Show vote
  • On 5 Mar 2014: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Amendments to Acts of Parliament in Light of the Introduction of Same Sex Marriage in Parts of the UK Show vote
  • On 5 Mar 2014: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Make Same Sex Marriage Available to Armed Forces Personnel Outside the United Kingdom Show vote
  • On 21 May 2013: Baroness Hoey voted in favour of allowing same sex couples to marry. Show vote
  • On 5 Feb 2013: Baroness Hoey voted in favour of allowing same sex couples to marry. Show vote
  • On 5 Feb 2013: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill (Money) Show vote
  • On 5 Feb 2013: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — (Carry-over) Show vote
  • On 20 May 2008: Baroness Hoey voted yes on Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Fertility treatment requires father and mother — rejected Show vote
  • On 20 May 2008: Baroness Hoey voted yes on Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Fertility treatment requires male role model — rejected Show vote
  • On 19 Mar 2007: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Equality Act (Sexual Orientation) Regulations Show vote
  • On 9 Nov 2004: Baroness Hoey voted no on Categories of civil partners other than same sex couples Show vote
  • On 9 Nov 2004: Baroness Hoey voted yes on Civil Partnerships Bill [Lords] — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 12 Oct 2004: Baroness Hoey voted yes on Civil Partnership Bill [Lords] Show vote
  • On 25 May 2004: Baroness Hoey voted against allowing mixed sex marriages which become a same sex marriage to remain valid as long as neither party objected. Show vote
  • On 10 Mar 2003: Baroness Hoey voted against requiring reports on the impact of repealing a ban on the promotion of homosexuality in schools. Show vote
  • On 10 Mar 2003: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Local Government Bill — Maintain Prohibition on Promotion of Homosexuality (Section 28) Show vote
  • On 4 Nov 2002: Baroness Hoey voted yes on Adoption and Children Bill — Suitability Of Adopters Show vote
  • On 20 May 2002: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Adoption and Children Bill — [3rd Allotted Day] — Clause 131 — General interpretation, etc. Show vote
  • On 16 May 2002: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Adoption and Children Bill — [2nd Allotted Day] — Applications for adoption Show vote
  • On 29 Oct 2001: Baroness Hoey voted yes on Adoption and Children Bill (Programme) — Consideration and Third Reading Show vote
  • On 24 Oct 2001: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Relationships (Civil Registration) Show vote
  • On 5 Jul 2000: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Local Government Bill [Lords] — Prohibition on promotion of homosexuality: bullying Show vote
  • On 10 Feb 2000: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill Show vote
  • On 1 Mar 1999: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 10 Feb 1999: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill — Clause 1 — Age of Consent for Homosexual Acts Show vote
  • On 25 Jan 1999: Baroness Hoey voted to reduce the age of consent for homosexual acts from eighteen to sixteen bringing equality to the the law affecting heterosexual and homosexual acts. Show vote
  • On 22 Jun 1998: Baroness Hoey voted to reduce the age of consent for homosexual acts from eighteen to sixteen bringing equality to the the law affecting heterosexual and homosexual acts. Show vote

An Elected House of Lords

The House of Lords is the upper house of the UK Parliament. There have been votes on moving away from a position where members of the House of Lords are either appointed or have inherited their seats to a system where members are elected.

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Baroness Hoey generally voted against a wholly elected House of Lords

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 a wholly elected House of Lords:

  • On 19 Oct 2016: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on House of Lords Reform and Size of the House of Commons Show vote
  • On 10 Jul 2012: Baroness Hoey 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 23 Jun 2011: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Establishment of Draft House of Lords Reform Bill (Joint Committee) Show vote
  • On 7 Mar 2007: Baroness Hoey voted yes on House of Lords Reform — Support for bicameral Parliament Show vote
  • On 7 Mar 2007: Baroness Hoey voted yes on House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected Show vote
  • On 7 Mar 2007: Baroness Hoey voted no on House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 4 (50 per Cent. Elected) — rejected Show vote
  • On 7 Mar 2007: Baroness Hoey voted no on House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 5 (60 per Cent. Elected) — rejected Show vote
  • On 7 Mar 2007: Baroness Hoey voted no on House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 6 (80 per Cent. Elected) Show vote
  • On 7 Mar 2007: Baroness Hoey voted no on House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 7 (100 per Cent. Elected) Show vote
  • On 4 Feb 2003: Baroness Hoey voted no on House of Lords Reform — House of Lords to be abolished — rejected Show vote
  • On 4 Feb 2003: Baroness Hoey voted yes on House of Lords Reform — Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected Show vote
  • On 4 Feb 2003: Baroness Hoey voted no on House of Lords Reform — Option 2 (100 per Cent. Elected) — rejected Show vote
  • On 4 Feb 2003: Baroness Hoey voted against an eighty percent elected House of Lords. Show vote
  • On 4 Feb 2003: Baroness Hoey voted no on House of Lords Reform — Option 6 (60 per Cent. Elected) — rejected Show vote

Voting Age

There have been votes in Parliament on reducing the voting age from eighteen to sixteen for local government elections, for elections to the Westminster and European Parliaments and for the referendum on the United Kingdom's membership of the European Union.

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Baroness Hoey voted a mixture of for and against a lower voting age

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 a lower voting age:

  • On 20 Jul 2016: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Electoral Reform (Proportional Representation and Reduction of Voting Age) Show vote
  • On 8 Dec 2015: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on European Union Referendum Bill — Clause 2 — Entitlement to Vote in the Referendum — Those Aged Sixteen and Seventeen Show vote
  • On 7 Dec 2015: Baroness Hoey voted to reduce the voting age for local government elections from 18 to 16. Show vote
  • On 17 Nov 2015: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Cities and Local Government Devolution Bill — Clause 20 — Entitlement to Vote in Local Government Elections at 16 Show vote
  • On 7 Sep 2015: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on European Union Referendum Bill — Allowing Those Aged 16 and 17 to Vote in the Referendum Show vote
  • On 29 Nov 2005: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Representation of the People (Reduction of Voting Age) Show vote
  • On 9 Mar 2004: Baroness Hoey voted no on Young People and Democracy Show vote

Investigations into the Iraq War

A number of votes were held relating to holding investigations into the US led invasion of Iraq in 2003.

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Baroness Hoey voted a mixture of for and against investigations into the Iraq war

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 investigations into the Iraq war:

  • On 30 Nov 2016: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Iraq War — Investigation into Contrasts Between Public Statements and Private Policy Show vote
  • On 24 Jun 2009: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Iraq Inquiry — Welcomes the inquiry Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2009: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Iraq War Inquiry — No reasonable impediment — rejected Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2009: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Iraq War Inquiry — Declines to make a proposal Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2008: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Iraq Inquiry — Call rejected Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2008: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Iraq Inquiry — Not the right time Show vote
  • On 11 Jun 2007: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Iraq Inquiry Show vote
  • On 11 Jun 2007: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Iraq Inquiry Show vote
  • On 31 Oct 2006: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Iraq — Select committee inquiry — to be set up Show vote
  • On 31 Oct 2006: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Iraq — Select committee inquiry — rejected Show vote
  • On 9 Mar 2004: Baroness Hoey voted against the publication of the Attorney-General's advice on the legality of the war in Iraq. Show vote
  • On 22 Oct 2003: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Iraq — Set up of judicial inquiry — rejected Show vote
  • On 22 Oct 2003: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Iraq — Judicial Inquiry — Not necessary Show vote
  • On 16 Jul 2003: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Iraq — Foreign Affairs Committee Report Show vote
  • On 4 Jun 2003: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Iraq — Weapons of Mass Destruction Inquiry Show vote

Trident Nuclear Weapons System Replacement

The UK's Trident nuclear weapons system, comprising missile armed submarines, provides a continuous at-sea nuclear deterrent. There have been votes on if the system should be replaced with a new nuclear deterrent when Trident reaches the end of its lifespan.

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Baroness Hoey generally voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system

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 replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system:

  • On 18 Jul 2016: Baroness Hoey voted against replacing the four Trident nuclear missile submarines; the proposal for replacement was intended to maintain the UK's continuous at sea nuclear deterrent. Show vote
  • On 26 May 2016: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Queen's Speech — UK Membership of the EU — Nuclear Weapons — House of Lords — Devolution — Refugee Crisis in Europe Show vote
  • On 24 Nov 2015: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Trident Nuclear Deterrent Programme Renewal Show vote
  • On 4 Jun 2015: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Queen's Speech — Spending Cuts, Welfare Changes and Trident Show vote
  • On 20 Jan 2015: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Trident Nuclear Weapons System Renewal Show vote
  • On 14 Mar 2007: Baroness Hoey voted against maintaining the UK's strategic nuclear deterrent beyond the life of the existing system. Show vote
  • On 14 Mar 2007: Baroness Hoey voted against maintaining the UK's minimum strategic nuclear deterrent beyond the life of the existing system. Show vote

Transparancy of Parliament

There have been number of votes in Parliament on how transparently Parliament is run, particularly in respect of MPs' expenses.

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Baroness Hoey generally voted for a transparent Parliament

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 a transparent Parliament:

  • On 30 Apr 2009: Baroness Hoey voted yes on MPs' financial interests — Full and complete registration Show vote
  • On 30 Apr 2009: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on MPs' expenses — No lower limit for declaration Show vote
  • On 3 Jul 2008: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on MPs' allowances — External audits and no more furniture — rejected Show vote
  • On 18 May 2007: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill — That the Question now be proposed Show vote
  • On 18 May 2007: Baroness Hoey voted yes on Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill — Continue to disclose MPs' correspondence — rejected Show vote
  • On 18 May 2007: Baroness Hoey voted yes on Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill — Exempt constituents' letters only — rejected Show vote
  • On 18 May 2007: Baroness Hoey voted no on Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill — Third Reading — Closure Show vote
  • On 18 May 2007: Baroness Hoey voted not to exclude Parliament from the scope of Freedom of Information law and not to explicitly exempt correspondence between a Member of Parliament and a public authority from disclosure under Freedom of Information law. Show vote
  • On 20 Apr 2007: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill — Keep disclosure for MPs' expenses — rejected Show vote
  • On 20 Apr 2007: Baroness Hoey was absent for a vote on Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill — Exempt only correspondence — rejected Show vote

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