Voting Record — Thomas McAvoy MP, Glasgow Rutherglen (10376)

Thomas McAvoy is currently Opposition Deputy Chief Whip (Lords), , Shadow Spokesperson (Scotland), and Shadow Spokesperson (Northern Ireland),

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 14 votes out of 1117, 1.3% 1117 votes out of 1246, 89.6% 0 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Lab 4 votes out of 1187, 0.3% 1187 votes out of 1273, 93.2% 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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HouseDateSubjectThomas McAvoyLab VoteRôle
28 May 2015Became Opposition Deputy Chief Whip (Lords),
28 May 2015Stopped being Opposition Whip (Lords),
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Member, Administration and Works Committee (Lords)
13 Feb 2013Stopped being Member, Partnerships (Prosecution) (Scotland) Bill Special Public Bill Committee
22 Jan 2013Became Member, Partnerships (Prosecution) (Scotland) Bill Special Public Bill Committee
6 Sep 2012Became Shadow Spokesperson (Scotland),
6 Sep 2012Became Shadow Spokesperson (Northern Ireland),
26 Jun 2012Became Member, Administration and Works Committee (Lords)
13 Oct 2010Became Opposition Whip (Lords),
11 May 2010Stopped being Member, Selection Committee
11 May 2010Stopped being Member, Members' Allowances Committee
11 May 2010Stopped being Treasurer of Her Majesty's Household, HM Household
6 May 2010Stopped being Member, Members' Allowances Committee
6 May 2010Stopped being Member, Committee of Selection
6 May 2010Stopped being The Treasurer of Her Majesty's Household,
10 Feb 2009Became Member, Members' Allowances Committee
10 Feb 2009Stopped being Member, Finance & Services Committee
10 Feb 2009Stopped being Member, Administration Committee
9 Feb 2009Became Member, Members' Allowances Committee
9 Feb 2009Stopped being Member, Finance and Services Committee
9 Feb 2009Stopped being Member, Administration Committee
28 Oct 2008Became Member, Administration Committee
27 Oct 2008Became Member, Administration Committee
9 Oct 2008Became Member, Selection Committee
8 Oct 2008Became Member, Committee of Selection
6 Oct 2008Became Treasurer of Her Majesty's Household, HM Household
6 Oct 2008Stopped being Comptroller, HM Household
5 Oct 2008Became The Treasurer of Her Majesty's Household,
5 Oct 2008Stopped being Comptroller (HM Household) (Deputy Chief Whip, House of Commons),
20 Jul 2005Became Member, Finance & Services Committee
11 Apr 2005Stopped being Member, Finance & Services Committee
Commons26 Jan 2005Modernisation of the House of Commons Majorityno Rebel
Commons18 Nov 2004Hunting Bill minorityno Rebel
Commons16 Nov 2004Hunting Bill — Clause 1 — Hunting wild mammals with dogs minorityno Rebel
Commons26 Oct 2004Removal of References to Strangers minorityaye Rebel
28 May 2004Became Member, Finance & Services Committee
Commons10 Nov 2003Water Bill [Lords] — New Clause 1 — Prohibition of Artificial Fluoridation of Water Supplies minorityno Rebel
Commons30 Jun 2003Hunting Bill — New Clause 11 — Registration in Respect of Hunting of Foxes minorityaye 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
Commons20 May 2002Adoption and Children Bill — [3rd Allotted Day] — Clause 131 — General interpretation, etc. minorityno Rebel
Commons16 May 2002Adoption and Children Bill — [2nd Allotted Day] — Applications for adoption minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 May 2002Modernisation of the House of Commons — SELECT COMMITTEES (No. 1) Majorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Jul 2001Members' Allowances, Insurance &c. — Members' Pay (Money Resolution) minorityaye Rebel
HouseDateSubjectThomas McAvoyLab VoteRôle
Commons19 Dec 2000Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Research Purposes) Regulations minorityaye Rebel
Commons7 Nov 2000Programming of Bills - I. Programme orders: supplementary provisions Majorityaye Rebel
Commons1 Nov 1999Print Acts of Parliament on Paper instead of Vellum — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons31 Mar 1998Scotland Bill - Reserved matters minorityno Rebel
14 Nov 1997Became Member, Finance and Services Committee
8 May 1997Became Comptroller (HM Household) (Deputy Chief Whip, House of Commons),
6 May 1997Became Comptroller, HM Household
11 Nov 1996Stopped being Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee
12 Dec 1994Became Member, Northern Ireland Affairs 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.

AgreementPolicy
84% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
0% Assisted Dying
86% Asylum System - More strict
74% Ban fox hunting
94% Business and community control of schools: For
0% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
100% Control Orders
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
100% Crossrail - In favour
100% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
0% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
94% European Union - For
100% Foundation hospitals - In favour
74% Fox hunting - Ban
10% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
37% Fully Elected House of Lords
0% Gambling - Against permissiveness
100% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
0% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
73% Homosexuality - Equal rights
100% Identity cards - For introduction
0% Increase VAT
99% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
3% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
100% Mass Retention of Communications Data
100% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
100% Minumum Wage
0% No detention without charge or trial
100% Nuclear power - For
100% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
50% Pension auto-enrolment - For
100% Post office - in favour of Government policy
0% Post office closures - against
0% Privatise Royal Mail
58% Promote Occupational Pensions
50% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
0% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
16% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
0% Reducing the number of MPs - for
0% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
0% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
85% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
0% Right to strike
0% Same Sex Marriage - for
51% Schools - Greater Autonomy
37% Smoking ban - In favour
63% Stop climate change
0% Stronger Military Covenant
100% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
100% Termination of pregnancy - against
100% Terrorism laws - For
0% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
100% Trade Union Regulation
8% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
11% Transparency of Parliament
100% Trident replacement - In favour
0% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
7% University education fees - Should be free
66% University Tuition Fees - For
92% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
42% 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
98.7% Robert JacksonWantagewhilst Lab
98.7% John PrescottKingston upon Hull EastLab
98.5% John SpellarWarleyLab
98.3% Michael WillsNorth SwindonLab
98.2% John ReidHamilton North and BellshillLab

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