Voting Record — MPs for Greenock and Inverclyde

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

NameFromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)
David Cairns (show only their votes) 7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 6 votes out of 1043, 0.6% 1043 votes out of 1246, 83.7%
Dr Norman Godman (show only their votes) 1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Lab 33 votes out of 816, 4.0% 816 votes out of 1273, 64.1%

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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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Votes by David Cairns MP
HouseDateSubjectDavid CairnsLab VoteRôle
Commons26 Jan 2005Modernisation of the House of Commons minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — House of Lords to be abolished — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons14 May 2002Modernisation of the House of Commons — SELECT COMMITTEES (No. 1) Majorityaye Rebel
Commons23 Jan 2002Identity Card Majorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Jul 2001Members' Pay (Expression of Opinion) minorityno Rebel
Votes by Dr Norman Godman MP
HouseDateSubjectDr Norman GodmanLab VoteRôle
Commons22 Mar 2001Election of a Speaker — Election of Speaker by secret ballot Majorityaye Rebel
Commons29 Nov 2000Rewarding Democracy Commission Majorityaye Rebel
Commons28 Nov 2000Transport Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons28 Nov 2000Transport Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons21 Nov 2000Police (Northern Ireland) Bill - The Board's policing plan minorityno Rebel
Commons15 Nov 2000Transport Bill - After clause 61 minorityaye Rebel
Commons15 Nov 2000Transport Bill - Transfer schemes made by CAA minorityaye Rebel
Commons31 Oct 2000Stem Cell Research minorityno Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno Rebel
Commons28 Jun 2000House of Commons (Reserved Matters) minorityno 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
Commons3 Apr 2000Child Support, Pensions and Social Security Bill - Annual increase in basic retirement pension minorityno Rebel
Commons9 Nov 1999Immigration and Asylum Bill - New Clause minorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Nov 1999Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Nov 1999Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill - Incapacity benefit: reduction for pension payments minorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Nov 1999Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill - Incapacity benefit: restriction to recent contributors minorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Nov 1999Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill - New allowances for bereaved spouses minorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Nov 1999Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Nov 1999Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Nov 1999Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill - Incapacity benefit: restriction to recent contributors minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Jul 1999City of London (Ward Elections) Bill minorityno Rebel
Commons14 Jul 1999City of London (Ward Elections) Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Jul 1999City of London (Ward Elections) Bill - Interpretation minorityaye Rebel
Commons20 May 1999Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill - Incapacity benefit: restriction to recent contributors minorityno Rebel
Commons24 Feb 1999City of London (Ward Elections) Bill (By Order) minorityaye Rebel
Commons16 Feb 1999House of Lords Bill minorityno Rebel
Commons8 Jul 1998Competition Bill [Lords] - Abuse of dominant position minorityno Rebel
Commons22 Jun 1998Crime and Disorder Bill [Lords] minorityno Rebel
Commons10 Dec 1997Social Security Bill - Power to reduce child benefit for lone parents 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
41% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
29% Academy Schools - for
50% Apprenticeships
100% Asylum System - More strict
84% Ban fox hunting
89% Business and community control of schools: For
0% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
0% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
19% Coalition Programme for Government - For
100% Control Orders
100% Crossrail - In favour
75% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
0% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
7% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
83% European Union - For
25% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
32% Fixed Term Parliaments
100% Foundation hospitals - In favour
84% Fox hunting - Ban
0% Fully Elected House of Lords
51% Further Devolution to Scotland
8% Gambling - Against permissiveness
25% GP Commissioning in the NHS
58% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
50% Higher taxes on banks
0% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
75% Homosexuality - Equal rights
97% Identity cards - For introduction
50% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
16% Increase VAT
99% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
3% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
50% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
52% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
100% Mass Retention of Communications Data
85% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
75% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
47% More powers for local councils
27% No detention without charge or trial
50% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
100% Nuclear power - For
94% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
83% Pension auto-enrolment - For
13% Police and Crime Commissioners
99% Post office - in favour of Government policy
1% Post office closures - against
34% Privatise Royal Mail
55% Promote Occupational Pensions
56% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
1% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
15% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
100% Reduce capital gains tax
0% Reduce central funding for local government
12% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
40% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
13% 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
75% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
42% Right to strike
0% Same Sex Marriage - for
47% Schools - Greater Autonomy
0% Sell England's Public Forests
72% Smoking ban - In favour
61% Stop climate change
98% Stronger Military Covenant
52% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
100% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
50% Termination of pregnancy - against
97% Terrorism laws - For
0% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
92% Trade Union Regulation
8% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
20% 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
60% University Tuition Fees - For
73% 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
99.2% Robert JacksonWantagewhilst Lab
97.8% Geoff HoonAshfieldLab
97.7% Siobhain McDonaghMitcham and MordenLab
97.7%Mrs Helen LiddellAirdrie and ShottsLab
97.5% Andrew SmithOxford EastLab

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