Voting Record — Douglas Carswell MP, Clacton (11621)

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

FromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
8 May 2015 3 May 2017 UKIP 0 votes out of 118, 0.0% 118 votes out of 467, 25.3% 0 times
10 Oct 2014 30 Mar 2015 UKIP 0 votes out of 43, 0.0% 43 votes out of 135, 31.9% 2 times
6 May 2010 29 Aug 2014 Con 61 votes out of 790, 7.7% 790 votes out of 1093, 72.3% 4 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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HouseDateSubjectDouglas CarswellUKIP VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller
HouseDateSubjectDouglas CarswellUKIP VoteRôle
Commons3 Feb 2015Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Mitochondrial Donation) Regulations 2015 Majorityunknown Unknown
Commons10 Nov 2014Transposing European Union Criminal Justice and Data Protection Measures into UK Law tellnono Teller
Commons27 Oct 2014Recall of MPs Bill — Process for Prompting a New Election for a Constituency's MP tellayeaye Teller
HouseDateSubjectDouglas CarswellCon VoteRôle
Commons15 Jul 2014Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill — New Clause 5 — Act To Have Effect Despite European Union Treaties minorityno Rebel
Commons5 Mar 2014Make Same Sex Marriage Available to Armed Forces Personnel Outside the United Kingdom minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Mar 2014Amendments to Acts of Parliament in Light of the Introduction of Same Sex Marriage in Parts of the UK minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Mar 2014Changes to Laws on Consular Marriage Following Introduction of Same Sex Marriages in Parts of the UK minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Mar 2014Registration of Armed Forces Chapels for Same Sex Marriages minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Mar 2014Proceedures for Consenting to Registration of Shared Places of Worship for Same Sex Marriage minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Mar 2014Same Sex Marriage — Enabling Courts to Deal with Divorce or Annulment Proceedings minorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Feb 2014Children and Families Bill — Offence of Smoking in a Private Vehicle When A Person Under 18 is Present minorityaye Rebel
Commons27 Jan 2014European Union (Approvals) Bill — Third Reading — European Archives and Europe for Citizens Programme minorityaye Rebel
Commons27 Jan 2014European Union (Approvals) Bill — Clause 1 — Influence of Europe for Citizens Programme on EU Referenda and Elections minorityno Rebel
Commons27 Jan 2014European Union (Approvals) Bill — Clause 1 — Limitation of Scope of Europe for Citizens Programme minorityno Rebel
Commons22 Jan 2014European Commission Work Programme 2014 and Support for Completion of the EU Single Market tellnoaye Rebel Teller
Commons13 Jan 2014European Union (Approvals) Bill — Second Reading — European Archives and Europe for Citizens Programme minorityaye Rebel
Commons4 Dec 2013Recall of Elected Representatives — Power for Voters to Prompt New Election Before Term of Office Ends tellnoaye Rebel Teller
Commons22 Nov 2013European Union (Referendum) Bill — Clause 1 — Referendum on the UK's Membership of the EU on 23 October 2014 minorityno Rebel
Commons30 Oct 2013Draft Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (Designation of the UK Green Investment Bank) Order 2013 minorityaye Rebel
Commons16 Oct 2013European Union — Civil Aviation Safety — Working Hours Regulations for Crew minorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Oct 2013Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill — Third Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Oct 2013Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill — Clause 27 — Cap on Spending by 3rd Parties in Elections minorityno Rebel
Commons9 Oct 2013Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill — Clause 26 — Definition of Controlled Expenditure by Third Parties During Elections minorityno Rebel
Commons8 Oct 2013Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill — Timetable motion minorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Sep 2013Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill — Clause 27 — Cap on Spending by 3rd Parties in Elections minorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Sep 2013Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill — Committal to Committee and Timetable minorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Sep 2013Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Feb 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill (Programme) minorityaye Rebel
Commons19 Dec 2012Charities Act 2011 (Amendment) Bill — Presumption of Charitable Status for Religious Institutions tellayeaye Teller
Commons6 Nov 2012European Union — Banking Union and Economic and Monetary Union — European Banking Authority minorityno Rebel
Commons31 Oct 2012Seek Real Terms Cut in European Union Budget Majorityno Rebel
Commons17 Oct 2012European Union — Regulation of Emission of Pollutants from Ships minorityaye Rebel
Commons11 Jul 2012Sitting Times of the House of Commons on Tuesdays Majorityno Rebel
Commons11 Jul 2012House of Commons Sitting Start Time on Tuesdays Majorityaye Rebel
Commons19 Apr 2012Finance Bill 2012 — Schedule 1 — Income Threshold for Recovery of Child Benefit minorityno Rebel
Commons18 Apr 2012Finance Bill — New Clause 7 — VAT: Protected Buildings minorityno Rebel
Commons18 Apr 2012Finance Bill — New Clause 6 — Extending VAT to Static Holiday Caravans minorityno Rebel
Commons12 Mar 2012Backbench Business Committee — Election of Members and Chair — Operation of Committee minorityaye Rebel
Commons12 Mar 2012Election of Backbench Business Committee minorityno Rebel
Commons12 Mar 2012Election of Backbench Business Committee by Parties minorityno Rebel
Commons5 Dec 2011Backbench Business — Ministerial Statements To Be Made to Parliament First minorityno Rebel
Commons24 Oct 2011National Referendum on the United Kingdom's Membership of the European Union minorityno Rebel
Commons11 Oct 2011European Union Financial Stability minorityaye Rebel
Commons11 Jul 2011Draft International Monetary Fund (Increase in Subscription) Order 2011, minorityaye Rebel
Commons28 Jun 2011Finance Bill — New Clause 5 — Transfer of personal allowances between spouses minorityno Rebel
Commons24 May 2011Royal Assent — Eurozone Financial Assistance minorityaye Rebel
Commons27 Apr 2011European Union — Regulation of Short Selling and Certain Aspects of Credit Default Swaps minorityaye Rebel
Commons23 Mar 2011Establishment of the European Stability Mechanism minorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Feb 2011Taxation of the Financial Sector — Financial Transaction Tax — Banking Levy minorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Feb 2011European Union — UK Contributions to the Eurozone Financial Stabilisation Mechanism minorityaye Rebel
Commons1 Feb 2011European Union Bill — New Clause 11 — Referendum on EU Membership If Referendum Opposes Transfer of Powers minorityno Rebel
Commons26 Jan 2011European Union Bill — Clause 9 — Approval required in connection with Title V of Part 3 of TFEU minorityno Rebel
Commons24 Jan 2011European Union Bill — Clause 5 — Statement to be laid before Parliament minorityno Rebel
Commons11 Jan 2011European Union Bill — Clause 18 — Status of EU law dependent on continuing statutory basis minorityno Rebel
Commons15 Dec 2010Draft Mutilations (Permitted Procedures) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2010 — Permitting Beak Trimming of Laying Hens minorityaye Rebel
Commons15 Dec 2010Loans to Ireland Bill — Clause 1 — Interest Rate to be Charged on United Kingdom Loans to Ireland minorityno Rebel
Commons15 Dec 2010Loans to Ireland Bill — Programme — Expidte Consideration of the Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Nov 2010European Union Economic Governance minorityaye Rebel
Commons25 Oct 2010Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — New Clause 7 — Reduction of maximum number of Ministers —rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons13 Oct 2010Draft EU Budget 2011 minorityno Rebel
Commons12 Oct 2010Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Part 3 — Question for referendum on the system for electing MPs tellayeno Rebel Teller
Commons13 Sep 2010Fixed-term Parliaments Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons6 Sep 2010Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Programme motion minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Jul 2010European Union External Action Service minorityaye Rebel
Commons15 Jun 2010Business of the House — Backbench Business Committee minorityno Rebel
6 May 2010Stopped being Member, Public Accounts Committee
6 May 2010Stopped being Member, Children, Schools and Families Committee
9 Feb 2009Became Member, Public Accounts Committee
13 Oct 2008Stopped being Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee)
9 Nov 2007Became Member, Children, Schools and Families Committee
8 Nov 2007Stopped being Member, Education & Skills Committee
16 Jan 2006Became Member, Education & Skills Committee
12 Jul 2005Became Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee)

Policy Comparisons

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

46% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
57% Academy Schools - for
50% Action to prevent domestic violence
16% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
93% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
69% Apprenticeships
0% Assisted Dying
58% Asylum System - More strict
75% Balance the Budget Without Borrowing
16% Bankers' Bonus Tax
99% Business and community control of schools: For
100% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
100% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
67% Closed Material Proceedure
85% Coalition Programme for Government - For
81% Control Orders
50% Crossrail - In favour
75% Cull Badgers
100% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
50% Do more to help refugees inclding children
100% Employee Shareholder Status
66% Encourage and incentivise saving
100% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
11% Energy Prices - More Affordable
50% English Votes on English Laws etc.
100% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
19% European Union - For
76% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
50% Extend Right to Buy to Housing Associations
60% Fixed Term Parliaments
11% For the UK to Remain a Member of the EU
82% Fully Elected House of Lords
32% Further Devolution to Scotland
31% Further devolution to Wales
34% Gambling - Against permissiveness
100% GP Commissioning in the NHS
74% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
70% Higher taxes on banks
50% Higher taxes on sugary drinks
100% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
1% Homosexuality - Equal rights
75% HS2 - In Favour
58% Human Rights and Equality
0% Identity cards - For introduction
50% In Favour of Mass Surveillance
30% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
50% Incentivise membership of press regulator
89% Increase Air Passenger Duty
80% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
80% Increase VAT
50% Inheritance Tax
76% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
11% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
0% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
88% Localise Council Tax Support
71% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
50% Make High Earners Pay Market Rent for Council Home
40% Make it easier to trigger a new election for an MP
0% Mansion Tax
69% Mass Retention of Communications Data
67% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
50% Member trustees on pension boards
50% Merge Police and Fire under Police & Crime Cmmr
100% Military Action against Daesh / ISIL
1% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
38% Minumum Wage
50% More funds for social care
27% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
44% More powers for local councils
38% No detention without charge or trial
7% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
58% Nuclear power - For
1% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
17% Pension auto-enrolment - For
60% Phase out of Tenancies for Life
92% Police and Crime Commissioners
0% Post office - in favour of Government policy
100% Post office closures - against
0% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
100% Privatise Royal Mail
69% Promote Occupational Pensions
75% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
34% Public Ownership of Railways
0% Rail Fares - Lower
44% Reduce capital gains tax
67% Reduce central funding for local government
80% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
75% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
84% Reducing the number of MPs - for
93% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
93% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
100% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
12% Register of Lobbyists
50% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
84% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
67% Replace Higher Education Grants with Loans
38% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
38% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
89% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
50% Retain funds from council house sales locally
88% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
28% Right for EU Citizens in the UK to Stay
50% Right to strike
19% Same Sex Marriage - for
78% Schools - Greater Autonomy
100% Sell England's Public Forests
0% Smoking ban - In favour
50% State control of bus services
45% Stop climate change
22% Stronger Military Covenant
48% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
50% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
94% Termination of pregnancy - against
35% Terrorism laws - For
100% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
75% Tougher on illegal immigration
50% Trade Union Regulation
50% Transparency of Parliament
71% Trident replacement - In favour
100% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
99% University Tuition Fees - For
84% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
33% Voting age - Reduce to 16
100% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
0% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

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