Voting Record — Ian Paisley MP, North Antrim (10471)

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

ConstituencyFromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
House of Lords 5 Jul 2010 12 Sep 2014 DUP 0 votes out of 38, 0.0% 38 votes out of 412, 9.2% 0 times
North Antrim 5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 DUP 5 votes out of 227, 2.2% 227 votes out of 1288, 17.6% 0 times
North Antrim 7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 DUP 0 votes out of 276, 0.0% 276 votes out of 1246, 22.2% 1 time
North Antrim 1 May 1997 14 May 2001 DUP 0 votes out of 130, 0.0% 130 votes out of 1273, 10.2% 8 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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HouseDateSubjectLord BannsideDUP VoteRôle
Lords21 Oct 2011House of Lords Reform Bill [HL] — Committee Majorityunknown Unknown
HouseDateSubjectIan PaisleyDUP VoteRôle
5 Jun 2008Stopped being First Minister of Northern Ireland,
31 May 2008Stopped being Leader of the Democratic Unionist Party,
8 May 2007Became First Minister of Northern Ireland,
Commons1 May 2007Orders of the Day — Clause 81 — Criminal investigations: powers of Revenue and Customs Majorityaye Rebel
Commons24 May 2006Education and Inspections Bill — Requirement "to have regard to" the Secretary of State's Code for School Admissions — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Mar 2006Animal Welfare Bill — New Clause "8" — Docking of dogs' tails minorityaye Rebel
Commons28 Feb 2006Government of Wales Bill — [2nd Allotted Day] — New Clause 12 — Business scheme bothaye Rebel
Commons8 Feb 2006Deferred Division — Intellectual Property Majorityno Rebel
Commons3 Nov 2005Terrorism Bill — Clause 8 — Attendance at a place used for Terrorist Training minorityno Rebel
HouseDateSubjectIan PaisleyDUP VoteRôle
Commons19 Dec 2001Treason Felony, Act of Settlement and Parliamentary Oath tellnono Teller
HouseDateSubjectIan PaisleyDUP VoteRôle
Commons11 Jul 2000Police (Northern Ireland) Bill tellnono Teller
Commons30 Nov 1999Northern Ireland tellnono Teller
Commons18 Nov 1998Northern Ireland Bill (Programme) (No. 2) tellnono Teller
Commons27 Jul 1998Northern Ireland Bill - Participation in NSMC and BIC tellnono Teller
Commons22 Jul 1998Northern Ireland Bill - Status of Northern Ireland tellayeaye Teller
Commons20 Jul 1998Northern Ireland Bill tellnono Teller
Commons18 Jun 1998Northern Ireland (Sentences) Bill - Applications tellayeaye Teller
Commons22 Apr 1998Northern Ireland (Elections) Bill (Programme) - Miscellaneous tellnono Teller
17 Dec 1985Stopped being Member, Agriculture Committee
9 Jun 1983Became Member, Agriculture Committee
30 Sep 1971Became Leader of the Democratic Unionist Party,

Policy Comparisons

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

AgreementPolicy
80% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
0% Assisted Dying
53% Asylum System - More strict
50% Ban fox hunting
86% Business and community control of schools: For
50% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
22% Control Orders
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
50% Crossrail - In favour
50% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
50% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
43% European Union - For
0% Foundation hospitals - In favour
50% Fox hunting - Ban
50% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
47% Fully Elected House of Lords
48% Gambling - Against permissiveness
50% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
50% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
22% Homosexuality - Equal rights
12% Identity cards - For introduction
50% Increase VAT
97% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
70% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
50% Mass Retention of Communications Data
31% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
50% Minumum Wage
24% No detention without charge or trial
50% Nuclear power - For
50% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
50% Pension auto-enrolment - For
35% Post office - in favour of Government policy
65% Post office closures - against
50% Privatise Royal Mail
42% Promote Occupational Pensions
50% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
54% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
50% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
50% Reducing the number of MPs - for
50% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
50% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
38% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
50% Right to strike
50% Same Sex Marriage - for
78% Schools - Greater Autonomy
98% Smoking ban - In favour
50% Stop climate change
50% Stronger Military Covenant
50% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
50% Termination of pregnancy - against
28% Terrorism laws - For
67% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
50% Trade Union Regulation
98% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
50% Transparency of Parliament
50% Trident replacement - In favour
50% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
90% University education fees - Should be free
24% University Tuition Fees - For
98% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
50% 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
98.4% Willie RennieDunfermline and West FifeLDem
88.8% David SimpsonUpper BannDUP
88.0% Francis MaudeHorshamCon
87.9% William McCreaSouth AntrimDUP
86.5% Gregory CampbellEast LondonderryDUP

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