Voting Record — Gavin Strang MP, Edinburgh East and Musselburgh (10573)

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

FromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 15 votes out of 720, 2.1% 720 votes out of 1246, 57.8% 0 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Lab 7 votes out of 823, 0.9% 823 votes out of 1273, 64.7% 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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HouseDateSubjectGavin StrangLab VoteRôle
11 May 2010Stopped being Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee
7 Nov 2007Became Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee
11 Apr 2005Stopped being Member, Intelligence and Security (Cabinet Office) Committee
Commons26 Oct 2004Removal of References to Strangers minorityaye Rebel
28 May 2004Became Member, Intelligence and Security (Cabinet Office) Committee
Commons27 Jan 2004Higher Education Bill — Second Reading — Increase in University Tuition Fees minorityaye Rebel
Commons8 May 2003Fire Services Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons18 Mar 2003Iraq — Declaration of War minorityaye Rebel
Commons18 Mar 2003Iraq — Case for war not established — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons26 Feb 2003Iraq — Case for war is unproven — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 2 (100 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno 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
Commons29 Oct 2002New Provision for Earlier Sittings on Wednesdays, and for Thursdays and Fridays minorityaye Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002New Provision for Earlier Sittings on Wednesdays, and for Thursdays and Fridays minorityno Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002Parliamentary Questions minorityno Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002Modernisation of the House of Commons minorityaye Rebel
Commons16 Jul 2001Select Committees — Accommodation and Works — Transport, Local Government and the Regions Majorityaye Rebel
Commons16 Jul 2001Select Committees — Accommodation and Works — Foreign Affairs Majorityaye Rebel
HouseDateSubjectGavin StrangLab VoteRôle
Commons28 Nov 2000Transport Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons28 Nov 2000Transport Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons15 Nov 2000Transport Bill - After clause 61 minorityaye Rebel
Commons15 Nov 2000Transport Bill - Transfer schemes made by CAA minorityaye Rebel
Commons9 May 2000Transport Bill - Parliamentary approval of transfer scheme minorityno Rebel
Commons9 May 2000Transport Bill - Transfer to be to not for profit company minorityno Rebel
Commons9 May 2000Transport Bill - Transfer to be to company owned by Crown minorityno Rebel
28 Jul 1998Stopped being Minister of State (Transport), Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions
27 Jul 1998Stopped being Minister of State, Department for Transport
3 May 1997Became Minister of State (Transport), Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions
3 May 1997Became Minister of State, Department for Transport

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
9% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
50% Assisted Dying
92% Asylum System - More strict
50% Ban fox hunting
50% Business and community control of schools: For
0% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
89% Control Orders
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
50% Crossrail - In favour
100% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
99% European Union - For
100% Foundation hospitals - In favour
50% Fox hunting - Ban
14% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
84% Fully Elected House of Lords
0% Gambling - Against permissiveness
100% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
0% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
88% Homosexuality - Equal rights
78% Identity cards - For introduction
0% Increase VAT
10% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
41% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
100% Mass Retention of Communications Data
71% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
50% Minumum Wage
5% No detention without charge or trial
98% Nuclear power - For
99% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
100% Pension auto-enrolment - For
94% Post office - in favour of Government policy
6% Post office closures - against
0% Privatise Royal Mail
100% Promote Occupational Pensions
50% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
24% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
7% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
0% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
84% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
0% Right to strike
0% Same Sex Marriage - for
45% Schools - Greater Autonomy
81% Smoking ban - In favour
66% Stop climate change
0% Stronger Military Covenant
100% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
0% Termination of pregnancy - against
93% Terrorism laws - For
0% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
100% Trade Union Regulation
29% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
46% Transparency of Parliament
0% Trident replacement - In favour
67% University education fees - Should be free
43% University Tuition Fees - For
0% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
50% Voting age - Reduce to 16
0% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary

Possible Friends (more...)

Shows which MPs voted most similarly to this one in the 2001-2005, 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
92.7% Robert JacksonWantagewhilst Lab
91.2% Iain WrightHartlepoolLab
91.2% Liam ByrneBirmingham, Hodge HillLab
90.3%Mr Brian WilsonCunninghame NorthLab
90.3%Mrs Ann TaylorDewsburyLab

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