Voting Record — Jeffrey M. Donaldson MP, Lagan Valley (10172)

Jeffrey M. Donaldson is currently Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Defence), , Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Business in the House of Commons), and DUP Chief Whip,

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

FromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
8 May 2015 3 May 2017 DUP 3 votes out of 238, 1.3% 238 votes out of 467, 51.0% 0 times
6 May 2010 30 Mar 2015 DUP 11 votes out of 497, 2.2% 497 votes out of 1239, 40.1% 1 time
5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 DUP 2 votes out of 392, 0.5% 392 votes out of 1288, 30.4% 2 times
5 Jan 2004 11 Apr 2005 DUP 0 votes out of 192, 0.0% 192 votes out of 477, 40.3% 0 times
23 Jun 2003 4 Jan 2004 Independent Ulster Unionist no whip 43 votes out of 165, 26.1% 2 times
7 Jun 2001 22 Jun 2003 UUP 1 vote out of 206, 0.5% 206 votes out of 604, 34.1% 2 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 UUP 2 votes out of 338, 0.6% 338 votes out of 1273, 26.6% 3 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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HouseDateSubjectJeffrey M. DonaldsonDUP VoteRôle
Commons19 Apr 2017Technical and Further Education Bill — New Clause — Payments Related to Students Undertaking Apprenticeships Majorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2017Children and Social Work Bill — Clause 12 — Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel — Independent Domestic Abuse Expert minorityno Rebel
Commons3 Feb 2016Opposition Day — Tax Avoidance and Multinational Companies minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Jan 2016Housing and Planning Bill — Clause 3 — Duty to Promote Other Types of Affordable Housing As Well as the Supply of Starter Homes in England Majorityunknown Unknown
Commons14 Sep 2015Trade Union Bill — Second Reading bothunknown Unknown
Commons8 Sep 2015Finance Bill — New Clause 2 — Report on Application of Climate Change Levy Tax To Electricity Generated from Renewable Sources minorityunknown Unknown
Commons8 Sep 2015Finance Bill — Application of Climate Change Levy Tax to Electricity Generated from Renewable Sources minorityunknown Unknown
8 May 2015Became Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Defence),
8 May 2015Became Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Business in the House of Commons),
8 May 2015Became DUP Chief Whip,
HouseDateSubjectJeffrey M. DonaldsonDUP VoteRôle
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Member, Defence Committee
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee)
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Equality),
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Energy and Climate Change),
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Defence),
Commons23 Feb 2015Serious Crime Bill — New Clause 17 — Offence of Failing to Report Harm to a Child minorityno Rebel
Commons12 Feb 2014Abolition of the National Consumer Council and Transfer of Estate Agent Regulation to Powys Trading Standards Majorityno Rebel
Commons4 Sep 2013Opposition Day — Living Standards — Energy Prices and Profits minorityunknown Unknown
Commons17 Jul 2013NHS — Government Actions Majorityunknown Unknown
Commons17 Jul 2013Publication of NHS Transition Risk Register and Implementation of Key Francis Recommendations Majorityunknown Unknown
Commons6 Feb 2013Canterbury City Council Bill — Clause 4 — Include Provision of Services In Activities Subject to Street Trading Regulations minorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Jan 2013Opposition Day — Pub Companies — Require Free-of-Tie Option for Tenants Majorityaye Rebel
Commons17 Dec 2012Growth and Infrastructure Bill — Third Reading Majorityunknown Unknown
Commons16 Oct 2012Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill — New Clause 14 — Civil Claims In Health and Safety Cases Only On Basis of Negligence minorityunknown Unknown
Commons5 Jul 2012Joint Committee on Professional Standards in the Banking Industry minorityunknown Unknown
Commons23 May 2012Electoral Registration and Administration Bill — Individual Electoral Registration — Decline Second Reading Majorityunknown Unknown
Commons8 Feb 2012Draft Wireless Telegraphy Act 2006 (Directions to OFCOM) Order, 2012 — Spectrum Availability for Local TV Services minorityaye Rebel
Commons8 Feb 2012Draft Local Digital Television Programme Services Order 2012 — Local Digital TV Services minorityaye Rebel
Commons31 Jan 2012Local Government Finance Bill — Clause 8 — Move from Council Tax Benefit to Council Tax Reduction Schemes minorityaye Rebel
Commons18 Jan 2012Local Government Finance Bill — Schedule 1 — Process for National vs Local Allocation of Business Rates minorityunknown Unknown
Commons18 Jan 2012Local Government Finance Bill — Schedule 1 — Considerations When Determining Local vs National Share of Business Rates minorityunknown Unknown
Commons13 Dec 2011Opposition Day — European Union tellayeaye Teller
Commons25 Oct 2011Public Bodies Bill — Third Reading Majorityunknown Unknown
Commons14 Sep 2011Energy Bill — New Clause 1 — Purpose of Green Deal Loans minorityno Rebel
Commons11 Jul 2011European Union Bill — New Sunset Clause — rejected Majorityunknown Unknown
Commons11 May 2011Education Bill — New Clause 9 — Requirement to achieve specified standard: suppliers of careers guidance minorityno Rebel
20 Apr 2011Became Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs),
Commons16 Mar 2011Draft Waste (England and Wales) Regulations 2011 minorityaye Rebel
Commons18 Oct 2010Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 2 — Entitlement to vote in the referendum minorityno Rebel
Commons13 Oct 2010London Local Authorities Bill — Second Reading Majorityunknown Unknown
Commons13 Oct 2010Public Houses and Private Members' Clubs (Smoking) Bill minorityunknown Unknown
12 Jul 2010Became Member, Defence Committee
12 Jul 2010Became Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee)
1 Jun 2010Became Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Equality),
1 Jun 2010Became Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Energy and Climate Change),
1 Jun 2010Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Transport),
1 Jun 2010Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Home Affairs),
6 May 2010Stopped being Member, Transport Committee
6 May 2010Stopped being Member, Members' Allowances Committee
HouseDateSubjectJeffrey M. DonaldsonDUP VoteRôle
9 Nov 2009Became Member, Transport Committee
1 Jun 2009Became Shadow Spokesperson (Transport),
18 May 2009Became Member, Members' Allowances Committee
Commons14 May 2008Deferred Divisions — Banks and Banking minorityunknown Unknown
Commons7 May 2008Deferred Division Majorityno Rebel
Commons9 Jan 2008Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill — Preventing prison officers from taking industrial action minorityunknown Unknown
12 Jul 2007Stopped being Member, Transport Committee
1 Jun 2007Became Shadow Spokesperson (Home Affairs),
1 Jun 2007Became Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Defence),
1 Jun 2007Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Transport),
1 Jun 2007Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (International Development),
Commons13 Dec 2006Delegated Legislation — Equality Act (Sexual Orientation) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2006 tellnono Teller
Commons29 Mar 2006Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Bill — Allow failed asylum seekers to be given cash rather than vouchers — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons30 Nov 2005Terrorism (Northern Ireland) Bill — Clause 1 — Continuance in Force of Part 7 of the Terrorism Act 2000 tellayeaye Teller
25 Oct 2005Stopped being Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee)
24 Oct 2005Stopped being Member, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee)
12 Jul 2005Stopped being Member, Regulatory Reform Committee
1 Jun 2005Became Shadow Spokesperson (Transport),
1 Jun 2005Became Shadow Spokesperson (International Development),
1 Jun 2005Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Education),
1 Jun 2005Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Defence),
HouseDateSubjectJeffrey M. DonaldsonDUP VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller
1 Jun 2004Became Shadow Spokesperson (Education),
1 Jun 2004Became Shadow Spokesperson (Defence),
4 May 2004Became Member, Transport Committee
HouseDateSubjectJeffrey M. DonaldsonIndependent Ulster Unionist VoteRôle
Commons16 Dec 2003European Parliamentary and Local Elections (Pilots) Bill — New Clause 4 — Conduct of elections under a pilot order minoritynone Free
Commons16 Dec 2003European Parliamentary and Local Elections (Pilots) Bill — New Clause 2 — Additional provisions in respect of postal voting minoritynone Free
Commons3 Dec 2003Public Services, Health and Education minoritynone Free
Commons29 Oct 2003Cannabis — reclassification from class B to class C minoritynone Free
Commons29 Oct 2003European Parliamentary and Local Elections (Pilots) Bill (Programme) (No. 2) minoritynone Free
Commons22 Oct 2003Deferred Division — Recovery Plan for Cod and the Recovery of the Northern Hake Stock minoritynone Free
Commons22 Oct 2003Iraq — Judicial Inquiry — Not necessary minoritynone Free
Commons22 Oct 2003Iraq — Set up of judicial inquiry — rejected minoritynone Free
Commons20 Oct 2003Courts Bill [Lords] — Clause 30 — Places, Dates and Times of Sittings minoritynone Free
Commons20 Oct 2003Courts Bill [Lords] — Clause 4 — Establishment of Courts Boards minoritynone Free
Commons20 Oct 2003Courts Bill [Lords] — Clause 1 — The General Duty minoritynone Free
Commons20 Oct 2003Courts Bill [Lords] — New Clause 2 — Judicial Independence minoritynone Free
Commons14 Oct 2003Crime (International Co-operation) Bill [Lords] — New Clause 1 — Driver Licensing Information — Clause 27 — Exercise of Powers by Others minoritynone Free
Commons17 Sep 2003Deferred Division — Implementation and Compliance of the Common Fisheries Policy minoritynone Free
Commons17 Sep 2003Northern Ireland (Monitoring Commission Etc.) Bill [Lords] [Ways and Means] — Clause 12 — Short Title, Commencement and Repeals minoritynone Free
Commons17 Sep 2003Northern Ireland (Monitoring Commission Etc.) Bill [Lords] [Ways and Means] — Clause 4 — Resolutions About Exclusion tellnonone Free Teller
Commons17 Sep 2003Northern Ireland (Monitoring Commission Etc.) Bill [Lords] [Ways and Means] — [Sir Michael Lord in the Chair] — Clause 1 — The Monitoring Commission minoritynone Free
Commons17 Sep 2003Northern Ireland (Monitoring Commission Etc.) Bill [Lords] [Ways and Means] — [Sir Michael Lord in the Chair] — Clause 1 — The Monitoring Commission minoritynone Free
Commons17 Sep 2003Northern Ireland (Monitoring Commission etc.) Bill [Lords] tellnonone Free Teller
Commons17 Sep 2003Northern Ireland (Monitoring Commission etc.) Bill (Allocation of Time) minoritynone Free
Commons16 Sep 2003EU Constitution minoritynone Free
Commons16 Sep 2003EU Constitution minoritynone Free
Commons16 Sep 2003Electricity Supply minoritynone Free
Commons10 Sep 2003Deferred Divisions — Local Government Finance (England) — Local Government Finance (England) Majoritynone Free
Commons10 Sep 2003Deferred Divisions — Local Government Finance (England) — Local Government Finance (England) Majoritynone Free
Commons10 Sep 2003Deferred Divisions — Local Government Finance (England) Majoritynone Free
Commons10 Sep 2003Fairness and Security in Old Age minoritynone Free
Commons10 Sep 2003Fairness and Security in Old Age minoritynone Free
Commons9 Sep 2003Teacher Shortages minoritynone Free
Commons9 Sep 2003Teacher Shortages minoritynone Free
Commons15 Jul 2003Sexual Offences Bill minoritynone Free
Commons9 Jul 2003Hunting Bill — New Clause 1 — Compensation minoritynone Free
Commons9 Jul 2003Hunting Bill — New Clause 1 — Compensation minoritynone Free
Commons9 Jul 2003Convention on the Future of Europe minoritynone Free
Commons9 Jul 2003Convention on the Future of Europe minoritynone Free
Commons8 Jul 2003Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill — Schedule 13 — Repeals and Revocations minoritynone Free
Commons8 Jul 2003Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill — New Clause 2 — Duty of The CHAI to Prepare Standards Guidance Relating to Health Care minoritynone Free
Commons8 Jul 2003Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill — New Clause 9 — Foundation Patients' Fora minoritynone Free
Commons8 Jul 2003Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill — NHS Community Trusts minoritynone Free
Commons8 Jul 2003Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill — NHS Foundation Trusts minoritynone Free
Commons2 Jul 2003Deferred Divisions — Defence — Immigration minoritynone Free
Commons2 Jul 2003Deferred Divisions — Defence Majoritynone Free
Commons25 Jun 2003Deferred Division — Sexual Orientation Discrimination Majoritynone Free
HouseDateSubjectJeffrey M. DonaldsonUUP VoteRôle
1 Jun 2003Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Trade and Industry),
1 Jun 2003Stopped being Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions),
1 Jun 2003Stopped being Shadow Minister (Defence),
Commons13 May 2003Finance Bill — Clause 9 — Bingo Duty Majorityaye Rebel
Commons12 May 2003Northern Ireland Assembly (Elections and Periods of Suspension) Bill — Clause 6 — Modification Of Enactments tellnono Teller
Commons12 May 2003Northern Ireland Assembly (Elections and Periods of Suspension) Bill tellnono Teller
Commons27 Mar 2003Police (Northern Ireland) Bill [Lords] — New Clause 4 — Appointment of Constables with Special Policing Skills minorityunknown Unknown
1 Jun 2002Became Shadow Spokesperson (Trade and Industry),
1 Jun 2002Became Shadow Minister (Defence),
1 Jun 2002Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Treasury),
1 Jun 2002Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs),
1 Jun 2002Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Communities and Local Government),
16 Jul 2001Became Member, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee)
16 Jul 2001Became Member, Regulatory Reform Committee
7 Jun 2001Became Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee)
1 Jun 2001Stopped being Member, Transport Sub-committee
1 Jun 2001Stopped being Member, Environment, Transport & Regional Affairs Committee
1 Jun 2001Became Shadow Spokesperson (Treasury),
1 Jun 2001Became Shadow Spokesperson (Communities and Local Government),
1 Jun 2001Became Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions),
HouseDateSubjectJeffrey M. DonaldsonUUP VoteRôle
Commons4 Apr 2001Election Publications Bill [Lords] Majorityunknown Unknown
Commons4 Apr 2001Election Publications Bill [Lords] Majorityunknown Unknown
Commons4 Apr 2001Deferred Divisions - Northern Ireland minorityaye Rebel
Commons13 Dec 2000The Economy Majorityunknown Unknown
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker Majorityunknown Unknown
Commons11 Jul 2000Police (Northern Ireland) Bill tellnono Teller
Commons11 Jul 2000Police (Northern Ireland) Bill - District policing partnership sub-groups for Belfast tellnono Teller
14 Jun 2000Became Member, Transport Sub-committee
12 Jun 2000Stopped being Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee
12 Jun 2000Became Member, Environment, Transport & Regional Affairs Committee
1 Jun 2000Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Trade and Industry),
Commons24 Feb 1999City of London (Ward Elections) Bill (By Order) Majorityunknown Unknown
Commons10 Feb 1999Poverty and Social Exclusion (National Strategy) Majorityno Rebel
Commons22 Jul 1998Northern Ireland Bill - Previous enactments tellnono Teller
28 Jul 1997Became Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee
1 Jun 1997Became Shadow Spokesperson (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
71% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
69% Academy Schools - for
50% Action to prevent domestic violence
87% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
13% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
44% Apprenticeships
0% Assisted Dying
66% Asylum System - More strict
77% Balance the Budget Without Borrowing
30% Ban fox hunting
65% Bankers' Bonus Tax
81% Business and community control of schools: For
20% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
50% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
75% Closed Material Proceedure
42% Coalition Programme for Government - For
34% Control Orders
0% Corporal punishment of children - Against
50% Crossrail - In favour
75% Cull Badgers
50% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
42% Do more to help refugees inclding children
50% Employee Shareholder Status
69% Encourage and incentivise saving
50% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
81% Energy Prices - More Affordable
0% English Votes on English Laws etc.
32% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
27% European Union - For
33% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
81% Extend Right to Buy to Housing Associations
62% Fixed Term Parliaments
6% For the UK to Remain a Member of the EU
40% Foundation hospitals - In favour
30% Fox hunting - Ban
57% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
44% Fully Elected House of Lords
36% Further Devolution to Scotland
47% Further devolution to Wales
54% Gambling - Against permissiveness
29% GP Commissioning in the NHS
57% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
50% Higher taxes on banks
100% Higher taxes on sugary drinks
50% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
27% Homosexuality - Equal rights
50% HS2 - In Favour
66% Human Rights and Equality
35% Identity cards - For introduction
100% In Favour of Mass Surveillance
90% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
67% Incentivise membership of press regulator
28% Increase Air Passenger Duty
38% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
21% Increase VAT
50% Inheritance Tax
99% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
59% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
61% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
79% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
63% Localise Council Tax Support
54% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
60% Make High Earners Pay Market Rent for Council Home
50% Make it easier to trigger a new election for an MP
50% Mansion Tax
58% Mass Retention of Communications Data
50% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
50% Member trustees on pension boards
50% Merge Police and Fire under Police & Crime Cmmr
100% Military Action against Daesh / ISIL
50% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
54% Minumum Wage
50% More funds for social care
83% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
56% More powers for local councils
15% No detention without charge or trial
43% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
98% Nuclear power - For
50% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
58% Pension auto-enrolment - For
60% Phase out of Tenancies for Life
63% Police and Crime Commissioners
20% Post office - in favour of Government policy
80% Post office closures - against
75% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
6% Privatise Royal Mail
66% Promote Occupational Pensions
18% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
58% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
16% Public Ownership of Railways
88% Rail Fares - Lower
84% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
72% Reduce capital gains tax
42% Reduce central funding for local government
29% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
37% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
34% Reducing the number of MPs - for
13% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
78% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
29% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
13% Register of Lobbyists
50% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
48% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
17% Replace Higher Education Grants with Loans
38% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
9% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
46% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
25% Retain funds from council house sales locally
60% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
9% Right for EU Citizens in the UK to Stay
58% Right to strike
4% Same Sex Marriage - for
69% Schools - Greater Autonomy
0% Sell England's Public Forests
54% Smoking ban - In favour
50% State control of bus services
59% Stop climate change
66% Stronger Military Covenant
46% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
25% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
50% Termination of pregnancy - against
41% Terrorism laws - For
67% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
85% Tougher on illegal immigration
78% Trade Union Regulation
68% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
50% Transparency of Parliament
79% Trident replacement - In favour
0% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
92% University education fees - Should be free
2% University Tuition Fees - For
91% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
27% Voting age - Reduce to 16
83% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
70% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

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