Voting Record — Malcolm Rifkind MP, Kensington (11660)

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

ConstituencyFromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
Kensington 6 May 2010 30 Mar 2015 Con 4 votes out of 645, 0.6% 645 votes out of 1239, 52.1% 0 times
Kensington and Chelsea 5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Con 11 votes out of 592, 1.9% 592 votes out of 1288, 46.0% 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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HouseDateSubjectMalcolm RifkindCon VoteRôle
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee)
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Chair, Intelligence and Security (Joint Committee)
Commons5 Dec 2014International Development (Official Development Assistance Target) Bill — New Clause 1 — The Independent Commission for Aid Impact To Evaluate Overseas Development Aid Spending minorityno Rebel
Commons5 Dec 2014International Development (Official Development Assistance Target) Bill — New Clause 1 — The Independent Commission for Aid Impact To Evaluate Overseas Development Aid Spending minorityaye Rebel
Commons10 Jul 2012House of Lords Reform Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons13 Oct 2011Use of Hand-held Electronic Devices and Social Media in the Chamber (Backbench Business) minorityno Rebel
30 Nov 2010Became Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee)
6 Jul 2010Became Chair, Intelligence and Security (Joint Committee)
6 May 2010Stopped being Chair, Standards and Privileges Committee
6 May 2010Stopped being Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee)
6 May 2010Stopped being Member, Liaison Committee (Commons)
6 May 2010Stopped being Member, Committee on Issue of Privilege (Police Searches on Parliamentary Estate)
HouseDateSubjectMalcolm RifkindCon VoteRôle
Commons4 Mar 2010Backbench Business Committee Majorityaye Rebel
13 Jan 2010Became Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee)
1 Dec 2009Became Chair, Standards and Privileges Committee
1 Dec 2009Stopped being Member, Standards and Privileges Committee
1 Dec 2009Became Member, Liaison Committee (Commons)
26 Nov 2009Became Member, Standards and Privileges Committee
13 Jul 2009Became Member, Committee on Issue of Privilege (Police Searches on Parliamentary Estate)
Commons22 Oct 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill Third Reading Majorityno Rebel
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' salaries — £650 catch-up payment — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' salaries — Increase with Public Sector Earnings Index — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' salaries — Increases capped to 2.3% — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Change abortion limit from 24 weeks to 20 weeks — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Testing for sibling tissue compatibility Majorityaye Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Animal DNA may be inserted into an embryo Majorityaye Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Human-animal hybrid licenses Majorityaye 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
31 Oct 2006Stopped being Member, Conventions (Joint Committee)
17 May 2006Became Member, Conventions (Joint Committee)
8 Dec 2005Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions,
10 May 2005Became Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions,
1 May 1997Stopped being Foreign Secretary,
5 Jul 1995Became Foreign Secretary,
4 Jul 1995Stopped being The Secretary of State for Defence,
10 Apr 1992Became The Secretary of State for Defence,
10 Apr 1992Stopped being The Secretary of State for Transport,
28 Nov 1990Became The Secretary of State for Transport,
28 Nov 1990Stopped being Secretary of State for Scottish Office,
11 Jan 1986Became Secretary of State for Scottish Office,
11 Jan 1986Stopped being Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office),
13 Jun 1983Became Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office),
12 Jun 1983Stopped being Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (Overseas Development),
6 Apr 1982Became Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (Overseas Development),
6 Apr 1982Stopped being Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Scottish Office),
7 May 1979Became Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Scottish Office),
4 Apr 1979Stopped being Member, Overseas Development Committee
1 Nov 1978Became Member, Overseas Development Committee

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
40% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
59% Abusive Tax Avoidance Should be Illegal
92% Academy Schools - for
9% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
8% Bankers' Bonus Tax
98% Business and community control of schools: For
90% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
50% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
92% Closed Material Proceedure
77% Coalition Programme for Government - For
50% Control Orders
50% Crossrail - In favour
75% Cull Badgers
50% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
80% Employee Shareholder Status
50% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
11% Energy Prices - More Affordable
94% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
43% European Union - For
84% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
83% Fixed Term Parliaments
11% Fully Elected House of Lords
42% Further Devolution to Scotland
35% Further devolution to Wales
49% Gambling - Against permissiveness
93% GP Commissioning in the NHS
83% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
100% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
28% Homosexuality - Equal rights
41% Human Rights and Equality
6% Identity cards - For introduction
30% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
83% Increase Air Passenger Duty
81% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
77% Increase VAT
100% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
6% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
7% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
75% Localise Council Tax Support
62% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
25% Mansion Tax
84% Mass Retention of Communications Data
1% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
29% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
36% More powers for local councils
38% No detention without charge or trial
33% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
50% Nuclear power - For
38% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
58% Pension auto-enrolment - For
75% Police and Crime Commissioners
2% Post office - in favour of Government policy
98% Post office closures - against
25% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
100% Privatise Royal Mail
84% Promote Occupational Pensions
13% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
0% Rail Fares - Lower
74% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
100% Reduce spending power of local government
82% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
99% Reducing the number of MPs - for
88% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
40% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
83% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
71% Register of Lobbyists
1% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
0% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
100% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
73% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
87% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
50% Right to strike
30% Same Sex Marriage - for
91% Schools - Greater Autonomy
100% Sell England's Public Forests
46% Smoking ban - In favour
61% Stop climate change
22% Stronger Military Covenant
32% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
40% Termination of pregnancy - against
36% Terrorism laws - For
100% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
50% Transparency of Parliament
100% Trident replacement - In favour
100% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
99% University Tuition Fees - For
65% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
50% Voting age - Reduce to 16
100% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
0% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

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