Voting Record — Pete Wishart MP, Perth and North Perthshire (11333)

Pete Wishart is currently Chair, Scottish Affairs Committee, Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Constitution), and Shadow SNP Leader of the House of Commons,

Note: our records only go back to 1997 for the Commons and 2001 for the Lords (more details).

ConstituencyFromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
Perth and North Perthshire 9 Jun 2017 still in office SNP 0 votes out of 17, 0.0% 17 votes out of 18, 94.4% 0 times
Perth and North Perthshire 8 May 2015 3 May 2017 SNP 1 vote out of 298, 0.3% 298 votes out of 467, 63.8% 3 times
Perth and North Perthshire 6 May 2010 30 Mar 2015 SNP 2 votes out of 618, 0.3% 618 votes out of 1239, 49.9% 40 times
Perth and North Perthshire 5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 SNP 14 votes out of 647, 2.2% 647 votes out of 1288, 50.2% 12 times
North Tayside 7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 SNP 0 votes out of 605, 0.0% 605 votes out of 1246, 48.6% 25 times

External Links

Interesting Votes

Votes in parliament for which this MP's vote differed from the majority vote of their party (Rebel), or in which this MP was a teller (Teller), or both (Rebel Teller).

See also all votes... attended | possible

HouseDateSubjectPete WishartSNP VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller
12 Jul 2017Became Chair, Scottish Affairs Committee
20 Jun 2017Became Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Constitution),
20 Jun 2017Became Shadow SNP Leader of the House of Commons,
20 Jun 2017Stopped being Shadow SNP Westminster Group Leader (Leader of the House of Commons),
HouseDateSubjectPete WishartSNP VoteRôle
3 May 2017Stopped being Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission
3 May 2017Stopped being Member, Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority
3 May 2017Stopped being Chair, Scottish Affairs Committee
3 May 2017Stopped being Member, Liaison Committee (Commons)
Commons1 Dec 2016Backbench Business — State Pension Age: Women — Consideration of Rate of Increase of State Pension Age for Women tellayeno Rebel Teller
Commons9 Mar 2016Immigration Health Charge for Youth Mobility Scheme Applicants and Nationals of Australia and New Zealand tellnono Teller
Commons13 Jan 2016Opposition Day — Trade, Exports, Innovation and Productivity — Innovate UK Funding of Innovation tellayeaye Teller
10 Nov 2015Became Member, Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority
10 Sep 2015Became Member, Liaison Committee (Commons)
18 Jun 2015Became Chair, Scottish Affairs Committee
15 Jun 2015Became Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission
20 May 2015Became Shadow SNP Westminster Group Leader (Leader of the House of Commons),
20 May 2015Stopped being Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Culture and Sport),
20 May 2015Stopped being Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Constitution),
HouseDateSubjectPete WishartSNP VoteRôle
Commons26 Jan 2015Infrastructure Bill — New Clause 9 — Moratorium on Onshore Unconventional Petroleum — Review Impacts of Exploitation tellayeaye Teller
Commons20 Jan 2015Opposition Day — Trident Nuclear Weapons System Renewal tellayeaye Teller
Commons13 Jan 2015Charter for Budget Responsibility: Autumn Statement 2014 Update tellnono Teller
Commons16 Dec 2014Counter-Terrorism and Security Bill — New Clause 12 — Review of International Best Practice Around Deradicalisation tellayeaye Teller
Commons8 Dec 2014Infrastructure Bill — Second Reading tellnono Teller
Commons26 Sep 2014UK Air Strikes Against ISIL in Iraq tellnono Teller
Commons2 Jul 2014Finance Bill 2013-14 to 2014-15 — New Clause 1 — Corportation Tax Arrangments for Oil Industry Asset Hire Operations tellnono Teller
Commons24 Jun 2014Wales Bill — Clause 19 — Welsh Ministers to Set Own Capital Expenditure Priorities tellayeaye Teller
Commons6 May 2014Wales Bill — Clause 19 — Report on Welsh Ministers Issuing Bonds tellayeaye Teller
Commons30 Apr 2014Wales Bill — New Clause 4 — Allowing National Assembly for Wales to Set The Number of AMs tellayeaye Teller
Commons9 Apr 2014Finance Bill — Part 2 — Devolution of Welsh Air Passenger Duty Rates to National Assembly for Wales tellayeaye Teller
Commons8 Apr 2014Finance Bill — New Clause 4 — Report on impact of raising tax rate applied to income over £150,000 from 45% to 50%. tellayeaye Teller
Commons11 Feb 2014Opposition Day — Halt Further Spending and Welfare Cuts and Investigation Impact of Austerity Measures tellayeaye Teller
Commons6 Jan 2014Water Bill — New Clause 1 — Legislative Competence for Water in Wales tellayeaye Teller
Commons3 Jun 2013Energy Bill — Clause 11 — Subsidy of Nuclear Power Generation tellayeaye Teller
Commons15 May 2013Queen's Speech — Devolution of Tax Raising and Borrowing Powers to the Welsh Government tellayeaye Teller
Commons18 Apr 2013Finance Bill — Part 2 — Devolution of Wales Long Haul Rates of Duty tellayeaye Teller
Commons25 Mar 2013Budget Resolutions — Air Passenger Duty Rates from 1 April 2013 tellnono Teller
Commons19 Mar 2013Jobseekers (Back to Work Schemes) Bill — Third Reading tellnono Teller
Commons19 Mar 2013Jobseekers (Back to Work Schemes) Bill — Second Reading tellnono Teller
Commons27 Feb 2013Opposition Day — Housing Benefit (Under-occupancy Penalty) tellayeaye Teller
Commons18 Dec 2012Justice and Security Bill — Second Reading tellnono Teller
Commons4 Dec 2012Public Service Pensions Bill — Clause 9 — Pension Age For Pensions Relating to Public Service in Scotland tellayeaye Teller
Commons29 Nov 2012Scotland and the Union tellayeaye Teller
9 Nov 2012Stopped being Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art
Commons15 Oct 2012Infrastructure (Financial Assistance) Bill — Clause 1 — Expenditure on financial assistance for the provision of infrastructure bothno Rebel
Commons11 Jul 2012House of Commons to Sit on Tuesdays from 7pm until 10pm to Consider Private Members' Bills Majorityunknown Unknown
Commons11 Jul 2012Thursdays minorityaye Rebel
Commons26 Mar 2012Reduction in Income Tax Rate Applying to Income Over £150,000 tellnono Teller
Commons12 Mar 2012Election of Backbench Business Committee tellayeaye Teller
Commons31 Jan 2012Devolution of Powers Relating to Energy Generation to the National Assembly for Wales. tellayeaye Teller
Commons8 Dec 2011Opposition Day — Public Sector Pensions tellayeaye Teller
Commons14 Jun 2011Armed Forces Bill — New Clause 15 — Regional Defence Spending and Employment Statistics tellayeaye Teller
Commons29 Mar 2011Budget Resolution — Taxation of UK Oil and Gas Production tellnono Teller
Commons15 Mar 2011Scotland Bill — New Clause 10 — Crown Estate — Devolution of Powers tellayeaye Teller
Commons15 Mar 2011Scotland Bill — New Clause 3 — Devolution — Maritime and Coastguard Agency tellayeaye Teller
Commons14 Mar 2011Scotland Bill — Clause 32 — Code of Practice on Borrowing by Scottish Ministers tellayeaye Teller
Commons14 Mar 2011Scotland Bill — Clause 26 — Scottish Parliament Consent for Commencement of Scottish Set Income Tax Rate tellayeaye Teller
Commons14 Mar 2011Scotland Bill — Clause 24 — Devolution of Power to Tax Quarrying or Mining to Scottish Parliament tellayeaye Teller
18 Nov 2010Became Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art
Commons16 Nov 2010Fixed-term Parliaments Bill — Clause 1 — Four Year Fixed Term tellayeaye Teller
Commons16 Nov 2010Fixed-term Parliaments Bill — Clause 1 — 2014 General Election tellayeaye Teller
Commons25 Oct 2010Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — New Clause 20 — Combination of polls minorityaye Rebel
Commons12 Oct 2010Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 1 — Date of referendum on the alternative vote system tellayeaye Teller
Commons14 Jul 2010Terrorism Act 2006 (Disapplication of Section 25) Order 2010 tellnono Teller
15 Jun 2010Became Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Culture and Sport),
15 Jun 2010Became Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Constitution),
Commons8 Jun 2010Queen's Speech — Inclusion of Nuclear Deterrent in Strategic Defence Review tellayeaye Teller
6 May 2010Stopped being Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art
6 May 2010Stopped being Member, Scottish Affairs Committee
6 May 2010Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Justice),
6 May 2010Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (International Development),
6 May 2010Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Home Affairs),
6 May 2010Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Culture, Media and Sport),
HouseDateSubjectPete WishartSNP VoteRôle
Commons2 Dec 2009Deferred divisions — Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority minorityno Rebel
Commons21 Jul 2009Justice — Issue of Writ tellnono Teller
Commons10 Jun 2009Immediate General Election — rejected tellayeaye Teller
Commons13 May 2009Bill Presented — Clause 20 — Bingo duty tellayeaye Teller
Commons13 May 2009Bill Presented — Clause 16 — Rates and rebates from September 2009 tellayeaye Teller
24 Nov 2008Became Member, Scottish Affairs Committee
24 Nov 2008Stopped being Member, Administration Committee
Commons22 Oct 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill Third Reading Majorityno Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Clause 68 — Commencement Majorityaye Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Clause 4 — Prohibitions in connection with genetic material not of human origin Majorityaye Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [Lords] Majorityaye Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [Lords] Majorityaye Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Point of Order — Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [ Lords] (Programme) (No. 2) minorityaye Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Change abortion limit from 24 weeks to 22 weeks — rejected Majorityunknown Unknown
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Change abortion limit from 24 weeks to 20 weeks — rejected Majorityunknown Unknown
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Sibling compatibility only regenerative tissue — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Testing for sibling tissue compatibility Majorityaye Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Animal DNA may be inserted into an embryo Majorityaye Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Cannot use gametes or pronuclei — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Human-animal hybrid licenses Majorityaye Rebel
Commons12 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Second Reading Majorityno Rebel
Commons29 Apr 2008Orders of the Day — Clause 15 — Rates of vehicle excise duty tellayeaye Teller
Commons28 Apr 2008Orders of the Day — Clause 6 — Rate etc tellayeaye Teller
Commons15 Jan 2008Communities and Local Government — National Lottery tellnono Teller
1 Jan 2008Became Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art
10 Oct 2007Became Shadow Spokesperson (Justice),
10 Oct 2007Became Shadow Spokesperson (Home Affairs),
10 Oct 2007Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Cabinet Office),
Commons25 Jul 2007Machinery of Government tellnono Teller
1 Jun 2007Stopped being Opposition Whip (Commons),
Commons2 Feb 2007Prayers tellayeaye Teller
Commons31 Oct 2006Iraq — Select committee inquiry — rejected tellnono Teller
Commons31 Oct 2006Iraq — Select committee inquiry — to be set up tellayeaye Teller
Commons31 Oct 2006Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs — Termination of Pregnancy Majorityaye Rebel
12 Jul 2005Became Member, Administration Committee
Commons28 Jun 2005Identity Cards Bill — Money tellnono Teller
10 May 2005Became Shadow Spokesperson (International Development),
10 May 2005Became Shadow Spokesperson (Cabinet Office),
5 May 2005Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Transport),
5 May 2005Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs),
HouseDateSubjectPete WishartSNP VoteRôle
11 Apr 2005Stopped being Member, Catering Committee
Commons22 Mar 2005Budget Resolutions 2005 — Corporation Tax (Charge and Rate for 2006) tellnono Teller
Commons26 Jan 2005Modernisation of the House of Commons minorityunknown Unknown
Commons20 Jul 2004Energy Bill [Lords] (Programme) (No. 2) tellnono Teller
Commons7 Jun 2004Nomination of Select Committees tellnono Teller
28 May 2004Became Member, Catering Committee
Commons23 Mar 2004Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation — 36. Construction industry scheme tellnono Teller
Commons9 Mar 2004Young People and Democracy tellayeaye Teller
Commons9 Mar 2004Iraq — Attorney-General's Advice tellayeaye Teller
Commons8 Jan 2004Horserace Betting and Olympic Lottery Bill tellnono Teller
Commons30 Oct 2003Pay for Chairmen of Select Committees — PAY FOR CHAIRMEN OF SELECT COMMITTEES (No. 2) tellnono Teller
Commons30 Oct 2003Pay for Chairmen of Select Committees tellnono Teller
Commons14 May 2003Finance Bill — New Clause 1 — Rate of Duty on Spirits tellayeaye Teller
Commons14 Apr 2003Budget Resolutions — Corporation Tax (Charge And Rate For 2004) tellnono Teller
Commons3 Feb 2003European Parliament (Representation) Bill — Clause 2 — Electoral Commission Recommendations tellayeaye Teller
Commons28 Jan 2003Lord Chancellor's Department tellayeaye Teller
Commons3 Dec 2002Communications Bill tellayeaye Teller
Commons19 Jun 2002House of Lords Reform (Joint Committee) tellnono Teller
Commons9 May 2002Finance Bill — Clause 90 — Supplementary charge in respect of ring fence trades tellayeaye Teller
Commons23 Apr 2002Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation tellnono Teller
Commons6 Mar 2002Office of Communications Bill [Lords] — Schedule — Further Provision About OFCOM tellnono Teller
Commons6 Mar 2002Office of Communications Bill [Lords] — New Clause 4 — OFCOM offices in Wales and Scotland tellayeaye Teller
Commons5 Mar 2002Nuclear Power — Confidence in planning process in Scotland and Wales tellnono Teller
Commons5 Mar 2002Nuclear Power — Planning decisions should be taken in Scotland and Wales — rejected tellayeaye Teller
Commons5 Mar 2002Steel Industry tellnono Teller
Commons5 Mar 2002Steel Industry tellayeaye Teller
Commons27 Feb 2002Proceeds of Crime Bill — [2nd Allotted Day] — Clause 447 — Orders and regulations tellayeaye Teller
Commons16 Jul 2001Select Committees — Accommodation and Works — Treasury tellayeaye Teller
1 Jun 2001Became Opposition Whip (Commons),
10 May 2001Became Shadow Spokesperson (Transport),
10 May 2001Became Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs),
10 May 2001Became Shadow Spokesperson (Culture, Media and Sport),

Policy Comparisons

This chart shows the percentage agreement between this MP and each of the policies in the database, according to their voting record.

AgreementPolicy
5% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
43% Academy Schools - for
33% Action to prevent domestic violence
92% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
36% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
47% Apprenticeships
50% Assisted Dying
1% Asylum System - More strict
0% Balance the Budget Without Borrowing
50% Ban fox hunting
77% Bankers' Bonus Tax
50% Business and community control of schools: For
20% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
83% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
33% Closed Material Proceedure
40% Coalition Programme for Government - For
19% Control Orders
0% Crossrail - In favour
50% Cull Badgers
50% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
100% Do more to help refugees inclding children
0% Employee Shareholder Status
15% Encourage and incentivise saving
0% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
77% Energy Prices - More Affordable
2% English Votes on English Laws etc.
0% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
65% European Union - For
20% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
50% Extend Right to Buy to Housing Associations
52% Fixed Term Parliaments
100% For the UK to Remain a Member of the EU
20% Foundation hospitals - In favour
50% Fox hunting - Ban
67% Fully Elected House of Lords
92% Further Devolution to Scotland
94% Further devolution to Wales
88% Gambling - Against permissiveness
36% GP Commissioning in the NHS
100% Higher Pay for Public Sector Workers
10% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
35% Higher taxes on banks
0% Higher taxes on sugary drinks
100% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
74% Homosexuality - Equal rights
92% HS2 - In Favour
76% Human Rights and Equality
8% Identity cards - For introduction
17% In Favour of Mass Surveillance
90% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
100% Incentivise membership of press regulator
0% Increase Air Passenger Duty
0% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
25% Increase VAT
83% Inheritance Tax
0% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
97% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
83% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
64% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
50% Localise Council Tax Support
39% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
50% Make High Earners Pay Market Rent for Council Home
60% Make it easier to trigger a new election for an MP
75% Mansion Tax
8% Mass Retention of Communications Data
35% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
50% Member trustees on pension boards
50% Merge Police and Fire under Police & Crime Cmmr
0% Military Action against Daesh / ISIL
16% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
78% Minumum Wage
100% More Emergency Service Workers
50% More funds for social care
87% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
53% More powers for local councils
100% No detention without charge or trial
93% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
0% Nuclear power - For
1% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
58% Pension auto-enrolment - For
50% Phase out of Tenancies for Life
50% Police and Crime Commissioners
14% Post office - in favour of Government policy
86% Post office closures - against
100% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
6% Privatise Royal Mail
50% Promote Occupational Pensions
72% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
99% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
69% Public Ownership of Railways
62% Rail Fares - Lower
5% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
7% Reduce capital gains tax
50% Reduce central funding for local government
10% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
8% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
10% Reducing the number of MPs - for
37% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
36% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
50% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
29% Register of Lobbyists
50% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
95% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
17% Replace Higher Education Grants with Loans
50% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
0% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
50% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
50% Retain funds from council house sales locally
50% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
100% Right for EU Citizens in the UK to Stay
58% Right to strike
63% Same Sex Marriage - for
50% Schools - Greater Autonomy
0% Sell England's Public Forests
52% Smoking ban - In favour
50% State control of bus services
75% Stop climate change
99% Stronger Military Covenant
43% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
75% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
0% Termination of pregnancy - against
14% Terrorism laws - For
100% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
0% Tougher on illegal immigration
5% Trade Union Regulation
1% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
58% Transparency of Parliament
0% Trident replacement - In favour
0% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
92% University education fees - Should be free
1% University Tuition Fees - For
24% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
76% Voting age - Reduce to 16
100% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
100% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

Possible Friends (more...)

Shows which MPs voted most similarly to this one in the 2015-present, Westminster Parliament. This is measured from 0% agreement (never voted the same) to 100% (always voted the same). Only votes that both MPs attended are counted. This may reveal relationships between MPs that were previously unsuspected. Or it may be nonsense.

AgreementNameConstituencyParty
No results found

About the Project

The Public Whip is a not-for-profit, open source website created in 2003 by Francis Irving and Julian Todd and now run by Bairwell Ltd.

There are lots of plans afoot, including extensive redevelopment of the site and plans for new functionality. To keep up with what's happening, please check out the blog. We're working on updating all the contact details throughout the site, but if you'd like to talk to us about the project, please email [email protected]

The Whip on the Web

Advertisement - Helping keeping PublicWhip alive