Voting Record — Douglas Alexander MP, Paisley and Renfrewshire South (10661)

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

ConstituencyFromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
Paisley and Renfrewshire South 6 May 2010 still in office Lab 0 votes out of 658, 0.0% 658 votes out of 1116, 59.0% 0 times
Paisley and Renfrewshire South 5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Lab 3 votes out of 775, 0.4% 775 votes out of 1288, 60.2% 0 times
Paisley South 7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 3 votes out of 726, 0.4% 726 votes out of 1246, 58.3% 0 times
Paisley South 6 Nov 1997 14 May 2001 Lab 0 votes out of 697, 0.0% 697 votes out of 1190, 58.6% 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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HouseDateSubjectDouglas AlexanderLab VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller
11 May 2010Stopped being Secretary of State, Department for International Development
HouseDateSubjectDouglas AlexanderLab VoteRôle
28 Jun 2007Stopped being Secretary of State, Scotland Office
28 Jun 2007Stopped being Secretary of State, Department for Transport
28 Jun 2007Became Secretary of State, Department for International Development
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 6 (80 per Cent. Elected) Majorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 5 (60 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 4 (50 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
8 May 2006Became Secretary of State, Scotland Office
8 May 2006Stopped being Minister of State (Europe), Foreign & Commonwealth Office
8 May 2006Became Secretary of State, Department for Transport
16 May 2005Became Minister of State (Europe), Foreign & Commonwealth Office
11 May 2005Stopped being Minister of State (Trade), Foreign & Commonwealth Office
11 May 2005Stopped being Minister of State (Trade), Department of Trade and Industry
HouseDateSubjectMr Douglas AlexanderLab VoteRôle
4 Nov 2004Became Minister of State (Trade), Foreign & Commonwealth Office
4 Nov 2004Stopped being Minister of State (Trade (joint with DTI)), Foreign & Commonwealth Office
4 Nov 2004Became Minister of State (Trade), Department of Trade and Industry
4 Nov 2004Stopped being Minister of State (Trade (joint with DTI)), Department of Trade and Industry
10 Sep 2004Became Minister of State (Trade (joint with DTI)), Foreign & Commonwealth Office
10 Sep 2004Became Minister of State (Trade (joint with DTI)), Department of Trade and Industry
10 Sep 2004Stopped being Minister of State, Cabinet Office
9 Sep 2004Became Minister of State, Cabinet Office
9 Sep 2004Stopped being Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, Cabinet Office
13 Jun 2003Became Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, Cabinet Office
13 Jun 2003Stopped being Minister of State, Cabinet Office
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 6 (60 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 4 (80 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 2 (100 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
29 May 2002Stopped being Minister of State (E-Commerce and Competitiveness), Department of Trade and Industry
29 May 2002Became Minister of State, Cabinet Office
11 Jun 2001Became Minister of State (E-Commerce and Competitiveness), Department of Trade and Industry
HouseDateSubjectMr Douglas AlexanderLab VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller

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
22% Abusive Tax Avoidance Should be Illegal
16% Academy Schools - for
75% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
100% Ban fox hunting
87% Bankers' Bonus Tax
81% Business and community control of schools: For
0% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
0% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
32% Closed Material Proceedure
20% Coalition Programme for Government - For
99% Control Orders
100% Corporal punishment of children - Against
100% Crossrail - In favour
25% Cull Badgers
50% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
30% Employee Shareholder Status
0% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
93% Energy Prices - More Affordable
6% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
76% European Union - For
25% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
52% Fixed Term Parliaments
100% Foundation hospitals - In favour
100% Fox hunting - Ban
12% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
100% Fully Elected House of Lords
42% Further Devolution to Scotland
50% Further devolution to Wales
49% Gambling - Against permissiveness
0% GP Commissioning in the NHS
26% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
0% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
90% Homosexuality - Equal rights
31% Human Rights and Equality
88% Identity cards - For introduction
50% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
22% Increase Air Passenger Duty
52% Increase Taxes on Companies Investing in Assets
9% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
17% Increase VAT
99% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
1% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
100% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
100% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
25% Localise Council Tax Support
43% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
100% Mansion Tax
95% Mass Retention of Communications Data
85% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
71% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
64% More powers for local councils
20% No detention without charge or trial
92% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
95% Nuclear power - For
67% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
42% Pension auto-enrolment - For
16% Police and Crime Commissioners
96% Post office - in favour of Government policy
4% Post office closures - against
100% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
16% Privatise Royal Mail
16% Promote Occupational Pensions
56% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
3% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
88% Rail Fares - Lower
7% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
17% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
0% Reduce spending power of local government
13% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
8% Reducing the number of MPs - for
14% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
31% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
4% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
13% Register of Lobbyists
68% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
100% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
0% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
21% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
24% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
50% Right to strike
100% Same Sex Marriage - for
26% Schools - Greater Autonomy
0% Sell England's Public Forests
64% Smoking ban - In favour
67% Stop climate change
94% Stronger Military Covenant
0% Termination of pregnancy - against
94% Terrorism laws - For
0% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
26% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
58% 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
58% University Tuition Fees - For
84% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
42% Voting age - Reduce to 16
0% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
100% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

Possible Friends (more...)

Shows which MPs voted most similarly to this one in the 2010-present, 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.

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