Voting Record — Mark Lazarowicz MP, Edinburgh North and Leith (11038)

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

FromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
6 May 2010 30 Mar 2015 Lab 7 votes out of 922, 0.8% 922 votes out of 1239, 74.4% 0 times
5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Lab 18 votes out of 1048, 1.7% 1048 votes out of 1288, 81.4% 1 time
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 13 votes out of 984, 1.3% 984 votes out of 1246, 79.0% 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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HouseDateSubjectMark LazarowiczLab VoteRôle
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Member, Environmental Audit Committee
Commons20 Jan 2015Opposition Day — Trident Nuclear Weapons System Renewal minorityno Rebel
Commons26 Sep 2014UK Air Strikes Against ISIL in Iraq minorityaye Rebel
Commons15 Jul 2014Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill — Third Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons15 Jul 2014Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill — Clause 6 — Date of Repeal — Sunset Clause minorityno Rebel
Commons15 Jul 2014Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill — Fast-Track Timetable — House of Commons Stages in Single Day minorityaye Rebel
7 Oct 2011Stopped being Shadow Minister (International Development),
8 Oct 2010Became Shadow Minister (International Development),
Commons9 Sep 2010UK Armed Forces in Afghanistan (Backbench Business) minorityaye Rebel
Commons15 Jun 2010Business of the House — Size of the Backbench Business Committee Majorityaye Rebel
6 May 2010Stopped being Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee
HouseDateSubjectMark LazarowiczLab VoteRôle
Commons7 Apr 2010Digital Economy Bill — Third Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons7 Apr 2010Digital Economy Bill – delay creation of clause 18 – website blocking minorityaye Rebel
Commons1 Mar 2010Control Orders — Annual Renewal 2010 minorityaye Rebel
Commons21 Oct 2009Equitable Life — Government Should Accept Recommendations on Compensation — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2009National Policy Statements — Parliamentary debate following committee report — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons2 Mar 2009Political Parties and Elections Bill — Candidate for MP becoming own election agent does not disclose home address minorityaye Rebel
Commons2 Mar 2009Political Parties and Elections Bill — Home address form must be correct minorityaye Rebel
Commons2 Mar 2009Political Parties and Elections Bill — Parliamentary candidates can keep their home addresses secret minorityaye Rebel
17 Sep 2008Stopped being PPS (David Cairns, Minister of State), Scotland Office
22 Jul 2008Stopped being Member, Draft Constitutional Renewal Bill (Joint Committee)
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' allowances — External audits and no more furniture — rejected minorityaye Rebel
1 May 2008Became Member, Draft Constitutional Renewal Bill (Joint Committee)
3 Aug 2007Stopped being Member, Draft Climate Change Bill (Joint Committee)
28 Jun 2007Became PPS (David Cairns, Minister of State), Scotland Office
18 Mar 2007Became Member, Draft Climate Change Bill (Joint Committee)
Commons14 Mar 2007Trident Replacement — Maintain Nuclear Deterrent Beyond Existing System minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Mar 2007Trident Replacement — Maintain the UK Nuclear Deterrent Beyond the Life of The Existing System minorityno Rebel
Commons9 Mar 2007Prayers tellayeno Rebel Teller
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 6 (80 per Cent. Elected) Majorityno Rebel
15 Jan 2007Became Member, Environmental Audit Committee
Commons1 Nov 2006September Sittings minorityno Rebel
Commons17 Oct 2006Points of Order — Gambling Act 2005 (Amendment) Majorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Jun 2006Parliamentary and Local Elections (Choice of Electoral Systems) minorityno Rebel
Commons9 Nov 2005Terrorism Bill — Extension Of Period Of Detention to 90 Days Majorityaye Rebel
Commons13 Jul 2005Committees — Administration Committee — Pay for Chairmen of Standing Committees minorityaye Rebel
13 Jul 2005Became Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee
12 Jul 2005Stopped being Member, Regulatory Reform Committee
12 Jul 2005Stopped being Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee
HouseDateSubjectMark LazarowiczLab VoteRôle
Commons18 Mar 2003Iraq — Declaration of War minorityaye Rebel
Commons18 Mar 2003Iraq — Case for war not established — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons26 Feb 2003Iraq — Case for war is unproven — rejected minorityno Rebel
10 Feb 2003Stopped being Member, Scottish Affairs Committee
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 6 (60 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 4 (80 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 2 (100 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
16 Dec 2002Became Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee
Commons14 May 2002Liaison Committee: Power to Take Evidence minorityno Rebel
Commons14 May 2002Payment for Chairmen Majorityno Rebel
Commons14 May 2002Payment for Chairmen Majorityaye Rebel
Commons28 Jan 2002City of London (Ward Elections) Bill — New Clause 1 — Exclusion of Crown Bodies minorityaye Rebel
Commons28 Jan 2002City of London (Ward Elections) Bill — New Clause 1 — Exclusion of Crown Bodies minorityaye Rebel
Commons23 Jan 2002Identity Card Majorityaye Rebel
16 Jul 2001Became Member, Scottish Affairs Committee
16 Jul 2001Became Member, Regulatory Reform Committee
Commons5 Jul 2001Members' Allowances, Insurance &c. — Members' Pay (Money Resolution) minorityaye 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
6% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
8% Academy Schools - for
84% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
0% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
67% Apprenticeships
100% Asylum System - More strict
70% Ban fox hunting
92% Bankers' Bonus Tax
81% Business and community control of schools: For
0% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
0% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
16% Closed Material Proceedure
25% Coalition Programme for Government - For
98% Control Orders
100% Crossrail - In favour
0% Cull Badgers
25% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
0% Employee Shareholder Status
0% Encourage and incentivise saving
0% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
89% Energy Prices - More Affordable
6% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
71% European Union - For
8% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
29% Fixed Term Parliaments
100% Foundation hospitals - In favour
70% Fox hunting - Ban
91% Fully Elected House of Lords
45% Further Devolution to Scotland
55% Further devolution to Wales
57% Gambling - Against permissiveness
0% GP Commissioning in the NHS
25% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
14% Higher taxes on banks
0% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
85% Homosexuality - Equal rights
100% HS2 - In Favour
78% Human Rights and Equality
97% Identity cards - For introduction
80% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
100% Incentivise membership of press regulator
39% Increase Air Passenger Duty
17% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
19% Increase VAT
0% Inheritance Tax
10% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
18% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
100% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
93% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
13% Localise Council Tax Support
34% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
52% Make it easier to trigger a new election for an MP
100% Mansion Tax
34% Mass Retention of Communications Data
26% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
0% Military Action against Daesh / ISIL
69% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
94% Minumum Wage
93% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
70% More powers for local councils
30% No detention without charge or trial
92% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
100% Nuclear power - For
100% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
83% Pension auto-enrolment - For
8% Police and Crime Commissioners
99% Post office - in favour of Government policy
1% Post office closures - against
100% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
0% Privatise Royal Mail
35% Promote Occupational Pensions
56% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
1% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
100% Public Ownership of Railways
100% Rail Fares - Lower
15% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
42% Reduce capital gains tax
0% Reduce central funding for local government
11% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
18% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
7% Reducing the number of MPs - for
0% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
33% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
4% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
29% Register of Lobbyists
67% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
99% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
100% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
0% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
10% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
12% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
83% Right to strike
100% Same Sex Marriage - for
22% Schools - Greater Autonomy
0% Sell England's Public Forests
84% Smoking ban - In favour
100% State control of bus services
67% Stop climate change
94% Stronger Military Covenant
60% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
50% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
2% Termination of pregnancy - against
97% Terrorism laws - For
0% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
50% Trade Union Regulation
50% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
61% Transparency of Parliament
0% Trident replacement - In favour
0% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
7% University education fees - Should be free
56% University Tuition Fees - For
21% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
42% Voting age - Reduce to 16
0% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
100% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

Possible Friends (more...)

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