Voting Record — David Cairns MP, Inverclyde (10775)

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

ConstituencyFromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
Inverclyde 6 May 2010 9 May 2011 Lab 0 votes out of 128, 0.0% 128 votes out of 268, 47.8% 0 times
Inverclyde 5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Lab 6 votes out of 1026, 0.6% 1026 votes out of 1288, 79.7% 0 times
Greenock and Inverclyde 7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 6 votes out of 1043, 0.6% 1043 votes out of 1246, 83.7% 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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HouseDateSubjectDavid CairnsLab VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller
HouseDateSubjectDavid CairnsLab VoteRôle
Commons30 Apr 2009MPs' expenses — Staff to be employees of Parliament minorityaye Rebel
Commons30 Apr 2009MPs' expenses — outer-London MPs can no longer claim second home minorityaye Rebel
Commons12 Nov 2008Modernisation of the House of Commons (Standing Orders) Majorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 7 (100 per Cent. Elected) minorityaye Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Support for bicameral Parliament minorityaye Rebel
HouseDateSubjectMr David 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

Policy Comparisons

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

41% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
29% Academy Schools - for
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
0% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
89% 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
0% 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
12% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
0% Reduce spending power of local government
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
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
50% Termination of pregnancy - against
97% Terrorism laws - For
0% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
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

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