Voting Record — Russell Brown MP, Dumfries and Galloway (10070)

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

ConstituencyFromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
Dumfries and Galloway 6 May 2010 still in office Lab 0 votes out of 825, 0.0% 825 votes out of 1138, 72.5% 0 times
Dumfries and Galloway 5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Lab 2 votes out of 1075, 0.2% 1075 votes out of 1288, 83.5% 3 times
Dumfries 7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 3 votes out of 801, 0.4% 801 votes out of 1246, 64.3% 0 times
Dumfries 1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Lab 3 votes out of 843, 0.4% 843 votes out of 1273, 66.2% 0 times

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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).

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HouseDateSubjectRussell BrownLab VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller
11 May 2010Stopped being a member of the Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee)
HouseDateSubjectRussell BrownLab VoteRôle
16 Jan 2009Stopped being Parliamentary Private Secretary (Rt Hon Jim Murphy, Secretary of State), Scotland Office
30 Dec 2008Became Parliamentary Private Secretary (Rt Hon Jim Murphy, Secretary of State), Scotland Office
16 Oct 2008Stopped being Parliamentary Private Secretary (Rt Hon Des Browne, Secretary of State), Scotland Office
29 Sep 2008Stopped being Parliamentary Private Secretary (Rt Hon Des Browne, Secretary of State), Ministry of Defence
4 Aug 2008Became Parliamentary Private Secretary (Rt Hon Des Browne, Secretary of State), Ministry of Defence
23 May 2008Stopped being a member of the Conventions (Joint Committee)
Commons25 Apr 2008Prayers tellnono Teller
29 Jan 2008Stopped being Parliamentary Private Secretary (Rt Hon Baroness Taylor of Bolton, Minister of State), Ministry of Defence
7 Nov 2007Became Parliamentary Private Secretary (Rt Hon Baroness Taylor of Bolton, Minister of State), Ministry of Defence
7 Nov 2007Stopped being Parliamentary Private Secretary (Lord Drayson, Minister of State), Ministry of Defence
25 Oct 2007Stopped being Parliamentary Private Secretary (Rt Hon Des Browne, Secretary of State), Ministry of Defence
25 Oct 2007Stopped being Parliamentary Private Secretary (Lord Drayson, Minister of State), Department for Business, Enterprise & Regulatory Reform
11 Oct 2007Became Parliamentary Private Secretary (Rt Hon Des Browne, Secretary of State), Ministry of Defence
11 Oct 2007Became Parliamentary Private Secretary (Lord Drayson, Minister of State), Department for Business, Enterprise & Regulatory Reform
26 Jul 2007Became Parliamentary Private Secretary (Rt Hon Des Browne, Secretary of State), Ministry of Defence
26 Jul 2007Stopped being Parliamentary Private Secretary (Rt Hon Des Browne, Secretary of State), Ministry of Defence
26 Jul 2007Became Parliamentary Private Secretary (Lord Drayson, Minister of State), Department for Business, Enterprise & Regulatory Reform
26 Jul 2007Stopped being Parliamentary Private Secretary (Lord Drayson, Minister of State), Department for Business, Enterprise & Regulatory Reform
23 Jul 2007Stopped being Parliamentary Private Secretary (Rt Hon Des Browne, Secretary of State), Ministry of Defence
23 Jul 2007Stopped being Parliamentary Private Secretary (Lord Drayson, Minister of State), Department for Business, Enterprise & Regulatory Reform
16 Jul 2007Became Parliamentary Private Secretary (Rt Hon Des Browne, Secretary of State), Ministry of Defence
16 Jul 2007Became Parliamentary Private Secretary (Lord Drayson, Minister of State), Department for Business, Enterprise & Regulatory Reform
28 Jun 2007Became Parliamentary Private Secretary (Rt Hon Des Browne, Secretary of State), Scotland Office
28 Jun 2007Stopped being Parliamentary Private Secretary (Rt Hon Douglas Alexander, Secretary of State), Scotland Office
28 Jun 2007Became Parliamentary Private Secretary (Lord Drayson, Minister of State), Ministry of Defence
28 Jun 2007Stopped being Parliamentary Private Secretary (Rt Hon Douglas Alexander, Secretary of State), Department for Transport
Commons9 Mar 2007Prayers tellnono Teller
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Support for bicameral Parliament minorityaye Rebel
Commons26 Jan 2007Orders of the Day — Energy Saving (Daylight) Bill tellnono Teller
27 Jun 2006Became Parliamentary Private Secretary (Rt Hon Douglas Alexander, Secretary of State), Department for Transport
13 Jun 2006Became a member of the Conventions (Joint Committee)
8 May 2006Became Parliamentary Private Secretary (Rt Hon Douglas Alexander, Secretary of State), Scotland Office
8 May 2006Stopped being Parliamentary Private Secretary (Rt Hon Alistair Darling, Secretary of State), Scotland Office
8 May 2006Stopped being Parliamentary Private Secretary (Rt Hon Alistair Darling, Secretary of State), Department for Transport
15 Nov 2005Became a member of the Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee)
10 Nov 2005Became Parliamentary Private Secretary (Rt Hon Alistair Darling, Secretary of State), Scotland Office
10 Nov 2005Became Parliamentary Private Secretary (Rt Hon Alistair Darling, Secretary of State), Department for Transport
HouseDateSubjectMr Russell BrownLab VoteRôle
11 Apr 2005Stopped being a member of the Regulatory Reform Committee
11 Apr 2005Stopped being a member of the Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee)
28 May 2004Became a member of the Regulatory Reform Committee
28 May 2004Became a member of the Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee)
Commons3 Mar 2004Protection of Vulnerable Children bothaye Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002Start Sittings of the House of Commons at 11.30 am rather than 14.30 on Tuesdays minorityaye Rebel
Commons28 Jan 2002City of London (Ward Elections) Bill — New Clause 1 — Exclusion of Crown Bodies minorityaye Rebel
HouseDateSubjectMr Russell BrownLab VoteRôle
Commons14 Jul 1999City of London (Ward Elections) Bill minorityno Rebel
Commons14 Jul 1999City of London (Ward Elections) Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Dec 1997Doctor Assisted Dying minorityno Rebel

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
6% Abusive Tax Avoidance Should be Illegal
0% Academy Schools - for
80% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
70% Ban fox hunting
92% Bankers' Bonus Tax
69% Business and community control of schools: For
20% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
0% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
16% Closed Material Proceedure
21% Coalition Programme for Government - For
93% Control Orders
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
100% Crossrail - In favour
0% Cull Badgers
75% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
0% Employee Shareholder Status
0% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
100% Energy Prices - More Affordable
0% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
76% European Union - For
5% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
29% Fixed Term Parliaments
100% Foundation hospitals - In favour
70% Fox hunting - Ban
2% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
46% Fully Elected House of Lords
41% Further Devolution to Scotland
55% Further devolution to Wales
69% Gambling - Against permissiveness
0% GP Commissioning in the NHS
32% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
0% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
91% Homosexuality - Equal rights
31% Human Rights and Equality
79% Identity cards - For introduction
80% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
22% Increase Air Passenger Duty
65% Increase Taxes on Companies Investing in Assets
6% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
12% Increase VAT
80% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
2% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
100% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
100% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
13% Localise Council Tax Support
44% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
100% Mansion Tax
75% Mass Retention of Communications Data
85% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
93% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
74% More powers for local councils
20% No detention without charge or trial
92% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
100% Nuclear power - For
99% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
83% Pension auto-enrolment - For
8% Police and Crime Commissioners
98% Post office - in favour of Government policy
2% Post office closures - against
100% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
15% Privatise Royal Mail
38% Promote Occupational Pensions
56% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
2% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
88% Rail Fares - Lower
16% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
7% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
0% Reduce spending power of local government
13% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
8% Reducing the number of MPs - for
1% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
31% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
4% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
29% Register of Lobbyists
76% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
100% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
0% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
16% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
12% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
42% Right to strike
88% Same Sex Marriage - for
16% Schools - Greater Autonomy
0% Sell England's Public Forests
82% Smoking ban - In favour
65% Stop climate change
94% Stronger Military Covenant
0% Termination of pregnancy - against
97% Terrorism laws - For
0% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
8% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
58% Transparency of Parliament
100% Trident replacement - In favour
0% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
8% University education fees - Should be free
59% University Tuition Fees - For
76% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
50% Voting age - Reduce to 16
42% 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 2005-2010, 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
98.9% Robin CookLivingstonLab
96.4% Gordon BanksOchil and South PerthshireLab
96.3% Douglas AlexanderPaisley and Renfrewshire SouthLab
96.1% Nigel GriffithsEdinburgh SouthLab
96.0% John MacDougallGlenrothesLab

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