Voting Record — Lord Forsyth of Drumlean (13473)

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean is currently Member, Economic Affairs Committee

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

FromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
30 Nov 1998 still in office Con 31 votes out of 857, 3.6% 857 votes out of 2082, 41.2% 1 time

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Interesting Votes

Votes in parliament for which this Lord's vote differed from the majority vote of their party (Rebel), or in which this Lord was a teller (Teller), or both (Rebel Teller).

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HouseDateSubjectLord Forsyth of DrumleanCon VoteRôle
Lords31 Jan 2017High Speed Rail (London–West Midlands) Bill - Third Reading minorityno Rebel
Lords4 Jul 2016Tobacco and Related Products Regulations 2016 - Motion to Regret minorityno Rebel
Lords21 Mar 2016Immigration Bill — Report (3rd Day) (Continued) minorityno Rebel
4 Mar 2016Stopped being Member, Finance Bill Sub-Committee
Lords29 Feb 2016Scotland Bill - Report (2nd Day) minorityno Rebel
Lords24 Feb 2016Scotland Bill — Report (1st Day) (Continued) minorityno Rebel
8 Dec 2015Became Member, Finance Bill Sub-Committee
Lords21 Jul 2015Proposed Changes to the Standing Orders of the House of Commons — Motion Majorityno Rebel
8 Jun 2015Became Member, Economic Affairs Committee
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee)
Lords27 Feb 2015International Development (Official Development Assistance Target) Bill — Report minorityno Rebel
Lords9 Dec 2014Criminal Justice and Courts Bill — Commons Reasons and Amendments Majorityno Rebel
Lords19 Nov 2014Consumer Rights Bill — Report Majorityno Rebel
25 Jun 2014Became Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee)
11 Mar 2014Stopped being Member, Soft Power Committee
Lords8 Jan 2014Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Bill — Report (1st Day) Majorityno Rebel
Lords4 Jun 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — Second Reading (2nd Day) minorityno Rebel
16 May 2013Became Member, Soft Power Committee
15 May 2013Stopped being Member, Economic Affairs Committee
Lords24 Apr 2013Procedure of the House — Motion to Resolve minorityno Rebel
Lords22 Apr 2013Growth and Infrastructure Bill — Commons Reasons Majorityno Rebel
Lords20 Mar 2013Growth and Infrastructure Bill — Report (3rd Day) Majorityno Rebel
Lords18 Jan 2013Scrap Metal Dealers Bill — Committee Majorityaye Rebel
Lords18 Jun 2012Financial Services Bill — Committed to Committee minorityno Rebel
Lords26 Mar 2012Scotland Bill — Report (1st Day) minorityno Rebel
Lords18 Jul 2011Fixed-term Parliaments Bill — Consideration of Commons Reason Majorityno Rebel
Lords8 Jun 2011European Union Bill — Inconsequential wording change : supporting to permitting Majorityno Rebel
Lords16 Feb 2011Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — No Threshold for Making Result of AV Referendum Binding minorityno Rebel
Lords16 Feb 2011Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Threshold for Making Result of AV Referendum Binding Majorityno Rebel
Lords9 Feb 2011Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Reduce Number of Members of the House of Lords Before Reducing Number of MPs minorityno Rebel
Lords9 Feb 2011Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Reduce Number of Ministers If Number of MPs Reduced minorityno Rebel
Lords7 Feb 2011Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — 40 Percent Turnout Threshold to make AV Referendum Binding ayeno Rebel
Lords19 Jan 2011Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Special Case for Isle of Wight Constituency Majorityno Rebel
Lords7 Apr 2010Children, Schools and Families Bill — Committee (and remaining stages) minorityaye Rebel
12 Nov 2009Stopped being Member, Barnett Formula Committee
Lords26 Oct 2009Coroners and Justice Bill — Report (2nd Day) minorityno Rebel
Lords5 Mar 2009Control Orders — Annual renewal 2009 — Declines to approve — rejected minorityunknown Unknown
15 Dec 2008Became Member, Economic Affairs Committee
10 Dec 2008Became Member, Barnett Formula Committee
5 May 2005Stopped being Member, House of Lords Reform (Joint Committee)
Lords11 Nov 2003"Prisoners Liable to Removal from United Kingdom:Modifications of Criminal Justice Act 1991 Majorityaye Rebel
Lords11 Nov 2003"Prisoners Liable to Removal from United Kingdom:Modifications of Criminal Justice Act 1991 Majorityaye Rebel
19 Jun 2002Became Member, House of Lords Reform (Joint Committee)
11 May 2001Stopped being Member, Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England
Lords22 Jan 2001Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Research Purposes) Regulations 2000 Majorityaye Rebel
6 Mar 2000Became Member, Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England
Lords2 Dec 1999Succession to the Crown (Amendment) tellayeno Rebel Teller
1 May 1997Stopped being Secretary of State for Scottish Office,
5 Jul 1995Became Secretary of State for Scottish Office,
5 Jul 1995Stopped being Minister of State (Home Office),
20 Jul 1994Became Minister of State (Home Office),
19 Jul 1994Stopped being Minister of State (Department of Employment),
14 Apr 1992Became Minister of State (Department of Employment),
13 Apr 1992Stopped being Minister of State (Scottish Office),
7 Sep 1990Became Minister of State (Scottish Office),
7 Sep 1990Stopped being Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Scottish Office),
13 Jun 1987Became Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Scottish Office),
15 May 1987Stopped being Member, Scottish Affairs Committee
9 Jun 1983Became Member, Scottish Affairs Committee

Policy Comparisons

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

AgreementPolicy
64% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
50% Assisted Dying
40% Asylum System - More strict
50% Business and community control of schools: For
96% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
14% Control Orders
81% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
13% European Union - For
29% Fox hunting - Ban
100% Gambling - Against permissiveness
29% Homosexuality - Equal rights
9% Identity cards - For introduction
50% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
100% No detention without charge or trial
86% Reducing the number of MPs - for
0% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
50% Schools - Greater Autonomy
50% Smoking ban - In favour
50% Stop climate change
50% Terrorism laws - For
50% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
100% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
100% University Tuition Fees - For

Possible Friends (more...)

Shows which Lords voted most similarly to this one in the 1997-2001, Westminster Parliament. This is measured from 0% agreement (never voted the same) to 100% (always voted the same). Only votes that both Lords attended are counted. This may reveal relationships between Lords that were previously unsuspected. Or it may be nonsense.

AgreementNameParty
100.0%Lord Alliance LDem
100.0%Lord Dear Crossbench
100.0%Lord Hope of CraigheadJudge
100.0%Lord Lee of TraffordLDem
100.0%Baroness Meacher Crossbench
(15 MPs voted exactly the same as this one)

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