Voting Record — Anne Begg MP, Aberdeen South (10032)

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

FromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
6 May 2010 30 Mar 2015 Lab 5 votes out of 816, 0.6% 816 votes out of 1239, 65.9% 0 times
5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Lab 4 votes out of 1023, 0.4% 1023 votes out of 1288, 79.4% 0 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 11 votes out of 852, 1.3% 852 votes out of 1246, 68.4% 0 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Lab 2 votes out of 749, 0.3% 749 votes out of 1273, 58.8% 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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HouseDateSubjectAnne BeggLab VoteRôle
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Chair, Work and Pensions Committee
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Member, Liaison Committee (Commons)
Commons27 Oct 2014Recall of MPs Bill — Process for Prompting a New Election for a Constituency's MP minorityno Rebel
Commons26 Sep 2014UK Air Strikes Against ISIL in Iraq minorityaye Rebel
Commons16 Feb 2011Terrorist Finance Tracking Program minorityaye Rebel
Commons16 Feb 2011Immigration and Nationality (Fees) Order 2011 — Fees for Immigration, Nationality and Consular Applications minorityaye Rebel
10 Jan 2011Stopped being Member, Panel of Chairs
19 Jul 2010Became Member, Liaison Committee (Commons)
Commons15 Jun 2010Business of the House — Size of the Backbench Business Committee Majorityaye Rebel
10 Jun 2010Became Chair, Work and Pensions Committee
10 Jun 2010Stopped being Member, Work and Pensions Committee
HouseDateSubjectAnne BeggLab VoteRôle
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' allowances — External audits and no more furniture — rejected minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Mar 2007Trident Replacement — Maintain Nuclear Deterrent Beyond Existing System minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Mar 2007Trident Replacement — Maintain the UK Nuclear Deterrent Beyond the Life of The Existing System minorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Support for bicameral Parliament minorityaye Rebel
HouseDateSubjectAnne BeggLab VoteRôle
Commons26 Jan 2005Car Mileage Allowance minorityno Rebel
Commons26 Jan 2005Modernisation of the House of Commons minorityno Rebel
27 May 2004Stopped being Member, Draft Disability Discrimination Bill (Joint Committee)
15 Jan 2004Became Member, Draft Disability Discrimination Bill (Joint Committee)
Commons18 Mar 2003Iraq — Declaration of War minorityaye Rebel
Commons26 Feb 2003Iraq — Case for war is unproven — rejected 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 2002Liaison Committee: Power to Take Evidence minorityno Rebel
Commons14 May 2002Payment for Chairmen Majorityno Rebel
Commons14 May 2002Payment for Chairmen Majorityaye Rebel
Commons15 Apr 2002City of London (Ward Elections) Bill — Schedule 3 — Repeals minorityaye Rebel
16 Jul 2001Became Member, Work and Pensions Committee
Commons5 Jul 2001Members' Allowances, Insurance &c. — Members' Pay (Money Resolution) minorityaye Rebel
26 Jun 2001Became Member, Panel of Chairs
HouseDateSubjectAnne BeggLab VoteRôle
11 May 2001Stopped being Member, Scottish Affairs Committee
Commons22 Mar 2001Election of a Speaker — Election of Speaker by secret ballot Majorityaye Rebel
Commons31 Oct 2000Stem Cell Research minorityno Rebel
14 Jul 1997Became Member, Scottish 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
10% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
0% Academy Schools - for
84% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
50% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
67% Apprenticeships
50% Assisted Dying
100% Asylum System - More strict
87% Ban fox hunting
84% Bankers' Bonus Tax
80% Business and community control of schools: For
0% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
0% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
16% Closed Material Proceedure
21% Coalition Programme for Government - For
87% Control Orders
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
100% Crossrail - In favour
0% Cull Badgers
50% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
0% Employee Shareholder Status
0% Encourage and incentivise saving
0% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
100% Energy Prices - More Affordable
0% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
82% European Union - For
12% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
50% Fixed Term Parliaments
100% Foundation hospitals - In favour
87% Fox hunting - Ban
10% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
46% Fully Elected House of Lords
49% Further Devolution to Scotland
55% Further devolution to Wales
53% Gambling - Against permissiveness
14% GP Commissioning in the NHS
35% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
14% Higher taxes on banks
0% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
87% Homosexuality - Equal rights
90% HS2 - In Favour
78% Human Rights and Equality
100% Identity cards - For introduction
80% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
100% Incentivise membership of press regulator
39% Increase Air Passenger Duty
11% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
19% Increase VAT
0% Inheritance Tax
35% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
18% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
89% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
86% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
13% Localise Council Tax Support
36% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
52% Make it easier to trigger a new election for an MP
100% Mansion Tax
95% Mass Retention of Communications Data
12% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
0% Military Action against Daesh / ISIL
100% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
95% Minumum Wage
93% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
70% More powers for local councils
18% No detention without charge or trial
92% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
67% Nuclear power - For
99% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
83% Pension auto-enrolment - For
0% Police and Crime Commissioners
98% Post office - in favour of Government policy
2% Post office closures - against
100% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
31% Privatise Royal Mail
35% Promote Occupational Pensions
56% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
2% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
100% Public Ownership of Railways
88% Rail Fares - Lower
50% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
83% Reduce capital gains tax
0% Reduce central funding for local government
9% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
18% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
7% Reducing the number of MPs - for
0% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
31% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
0% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
17% Register of Lobbyists
33% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
90% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
83% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
0% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
26% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
12% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
42% Right to strike
69% Same Sex Marriage - for
19% Schools - Greater Autonomy
0% Sell England's Public Forests
92% Smoking ban - In favour
100% State control of bus services
68% Stop climate change
78% Stronger Military Covenant
43% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
100% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
0% Termination of pregnancy - against
94% Terrorism laws - For
0% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
92% Trade Union Regulation
29% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
54% Transparency of Parliament
17% Trident replacement - In favour
0% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
10% University education fees - Should be free
54% University Tuition Fees - For
38% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
50% Voting age - Reduce to 16
0% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
100% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

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