Voting Record — Ian McCartney MP, Makerfield (10379)

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

FromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Lab 4 votes out of 579, 0.7% 579 votes out of 1288, 45.0% 0 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 1 vote out of 673, 0.1% 673 votes out of 1246, 54.0% 0 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Lab 0 votes out of 674, 0.0% 674 votes out of 1273, 52.9% 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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HouseDateSubjectIan McCartneyLab VoteRôle
28 Jun 2007Stopped being Minister of State (Trade & Investment), Foreign & Commonwealth Office
28 Jun 2007Stopped being Minister of State (Trade & Investment), Department of Trade and Industry
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
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected minorityno Rebel
3 Aug 2006Became Minister of State (Trade & Investment), Foreign & Commonwealth Office
3 Aug 2006Stopped being Minister of State (Trade), Foreign & Commonwealth Office
3 Aug 2006Became Minister of State (Trade & Investment), Department of Trade and Industry
3 Aug 2006Stopped being Minister of State (Trade), Department of Trade and Industry
8 May 2006Became Minister of State (Trade), Foreign & Commonwealth Office
8 May 2006Became Minister of State (Trade), Department of Trade and Industry
8 May 2006Stopped being Minister without Portfolio, Cabinet Office
9 Jan 2006Became Minister without Portfolio, Cabinet Office
9 Jan 2006Stopped being Minister without Portfolio,
HouseDateSubjectIan McCartneyLab VoteRôle
4 Nov 2004Stopped being Minister without Portfolio, Cabinet Office
4 Nov 2004Became Minister without Portfolio,
9 Sep 2004Became Minister without Portfolio, Cabinet Office
9 Sep 2004Stopped being Minister without Portfolio,
4 Apr 2003Stopped being Minister of State (Pensions), Department for Work and Pensions
4 Apr 2003Became Minister without Portfolio,
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected minorityno Rebel
11 Jun 2001Became Minister of State (Pensions), Department for Work and Pensions
11 Jun 2001Stopped being Minister of State, Cabinet Office
HouseDateSubjectIan McCartneyLab VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller
28 Jul 1999Stopped being Minister of State (Competitiveness), Department of Trade and Industry
28 Jul 1999Became Minister of State, Cabinet Office
5 May 1997Became Minister of State (Competitiveness), Department of Trade and Industry

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
39% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
50% Assisted Dying
87% Asylum System - More strict
84% Ban fox hunting
94% Business and community control of schools: For
50% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
83% Control Orders
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
50% Crossrail - In favour
100% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
75% European Union - For
100% Foundation hospitals - In favour
84% Fox hunting - Ban
39% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
74% Fully Elected House of Lords
24% Gambling - Against permissiveness
50% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
0% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
86% Homosexuality - Equal rights
87% Identity cards - For introduction
0% Increase VAT
99% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
29% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
50% Mass Retention of Communications Data
53% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
100% Minumum Wage
5% No detention without charge or trial
98% Nuclear power - For
97% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
50% Pension auto-enrolment - For
97% Post office - in favour of Government policy
3% Post office closures - against
50% Privatise Royal Mail
58% Promote Occupational Pensions
50% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
3% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
50% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
50% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
74% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
0% Right to strike
50% Same Sex Marriage - for
53% Schools - Greater Autonomy
76% Smoking ban - In favour
41% Stop climate change
50% Stronger Military Covenant
50% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
50% Termination of pregnancy - against
84% Terrorism laws - For
0% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
100% Trade Union Regulation
50% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
20% Transparency of Parliament
100% Trident replacement - In favour
10% University education fees - Should be free
97% University Tuition Fees - For
92% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
42% Voting age - Reduce to 16
50% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary

Possible Friends (more...)

Shows which MPs voted most similarly to this one in the 2005-2010, 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
92.1% Tony BlairSedgefieldLab
90.3% Gordon BrownKirkcaldy and CowdenbeathLab
90.0% Robin CookLivingstonLab
89.5% Michael WillsNorth SwindonLab
89.1% Shaun WoodwardSt Helens SouthLab

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