Voting Record — John Barrett MP, Edinburgh West (10716)

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 LDem 11 votes out of 857, 1.3% 857 votes out of 1288, 66.5% 2 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 LDem 16 votes out of 820, 2.0% 820 votes out of 1246, 65.8% 1 time

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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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HouseDateSubjectJohn BarrettLDem VoteRôle
11 May 2010Stopped being Shadow Work and Pensions Minister,
Commons8 Apr 2010Sustainable Communities Act 2007 (Amendment) Bill — Clause 29 — Referendum on voting systems tellnono Teller
Commons8 Apr 2010Sustainable Communities Act 2007 (Amendment) Bill — Clause 29 — Referendum on voting systems tellnono Teller
Commons25 Nov 2009Christmas Holiday Majorityno Rebel
8 Jan 2009Stopped being Shadow Minister, Work & Pensions
8 Jan 2009Became Shadow Work and Pensions Minister,
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Clause 4 — Prohibitions in connection with genetic material not of human origin minorityno Rebel
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [Lords] minorityno Rebel
21 Jul 2008Stopped being Shadow Minister, International Development
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Change abortion limit from 24 weeks to 22 weeks — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Prospects for life of handicapped child must be given before abortion — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Animal DNA may be inserted into an embryo minorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Cannot use gametes or pronuclei — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Human-animal hybrid licenses minorityno Rebel
6 Mar 2008Became Shadow Minister, Work & Pensions
Commons6 Feb 2008Deferred Division — Local government minorityunknown Unknown
5 Jul 2007Stopped being Shadow Minister, Scotland
17 Apr 2007Stopped being a member of the International Development Committee
29 Jan 2007Became Shadow Minister, International Development
Commons17 Oct 2006Points of Order — Gambling Act 2005 (Amendment) minorityno Rebel
Commons5 Jul 2006Deferred Divisions — adjournment (summer) Majorityno Rebel
Commons14 Mar 2006Animal Welfare Bill — New Clause "8" — Docking of dogs' tails — Working dogs minorityno Rebel
6 Dec 2005Became Shadow Minister, Scotland
14 Jul 2005Became a member of the International Development Committee
1 Jun 2005Stopped being Shadow Minister (International Development), International Development
HouseDateSubjectMr John BarrettLDem VoteRôle
11 Apr 2005Stopped being a member of the International Development Committee
Commons10 Mar 2005Support For Members Who Have Chosen Not To Take Their Seats minorityno Rebel
Commons14 Dec 2004Mental Capacity Bill — Clause 4 — Best interests Majorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Dec 2004Mental Capacity Bill — New Clause 2 — Excluded decisions (No. 2) Majorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Dec 2004Mental Capacity Bill — New Clause 1 — Excluded decisions Majorityaye Rebel
Commons18 Nov 2004Hunting Bill (Procedure) (No. 3) Majorityno Rebel
Commons16 Nov 2004Hunting Bill — Clause 1 — Hunting wild mammals with dogs Majorityunknown Unknown
Commons2 Nov 2004Children Bill [Lords] — New Clause 12 — Reasonable punishment minorityno Rebel
Commons15 Sep 2004Hunting Bill (Procedure) Majorityaye Rebel
Commons15 Sep 2004Hunting Bill (Procedure) Majorityaye Rebel
Commons28 Jun 2004Human Tissue Bill — New Clause 1 — Determination of consent for removal, storage and use of organs from Adults for purpose of transplantation tellayeaye Teller
28 May 2004Became a member of the International Development Committee
Commons25 May 2004Gender Recognition Bill [Lords] — Religion Majorityaye Rebel
26 Jan 2004Became Shadow Minister (International Development), International Development
Commons30 Oct 2003Pay for Chairmen of Select Committees — PAY FOR CHAIRMEN OF SELECT COMMITTEES (No. 2) Majorityno Rebel
Commons30 Oct 2003Pay for Chairmen of Select Committees Majorityno Rebel
Commons30 Jun 2003Hunting Bill (Programme) (No. 3) Majorityno Rebel
Commons16 Dec 2002Hunting Bill (Programme) Majorityunknown Unknown
Commons29 Oct 2002Programming minorityaye Rebel
Commons15 Apr 2002City of London (Ward Elections) Bill — New Clause 1 — Exclusion of Crown Property minorityno Rebel
Commons19 Jul 2001International Development Majorityno Rebel
Commons5 Jul 2001Members' Allowances, Insurance &c. — Members' Pay (Money Resolution) Majorityno 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.

AgreementPolicy
31% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
100% Ban fox hunting
0% Business and community control of schools: For
98% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
10% Control Orders
50% Crossrail - In favour
50% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
62% European Union - For
40% Foundation hospitals - In favour
100% Fox hunting - Ban
89% Fully Elected House of Lords
77% Gambling - Against permissiveness
0% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
100% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
90% Homosexuality - Equal rights
4% Identity cards - For introduction
100% Increase VAT
1% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
100% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
0% Mass Retention of Communications Data
0% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
90% No detention without charge or trial
1% Nuclear power - For
1% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
50% Pension auto-enrolment - For
3% Post office - in favour of Government policy
97% Post office closures - against
17% Privatise Royal Mail
58% Promote Occupational Pensions
50% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
98% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
15% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
50% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
75% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
50% Right to strike
18% Schools - Greater Autonomy
99% Smoking ban - In favour
85% Stop climate change
50% Stronger Military Covenant
40% Termination of pregnancy - against
9% Terrorism laws - For
67% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
21% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
58% Transparency of Parliament
0% Trident replacement - In favour
92% University education fees - Should be free
1% University Tuition Fees - For
8% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
100% Voting age - Reduce to 16
100% 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
100.0% John HowellHenleyCon
100.0% Willie RennieDunfermline and West FifeLDem
98.7% Malcolm BruceGordonLDem
96.1% Menzies CampbellNorth East FifeLDem
96.1% Charles KennedyRoss, Skye and LochaberLDem

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