Voting Record — Nigel Griffiths MP, Edinburgh South (10245)

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 Lab 7 votes out of 986, 0.7% 986 votes out of 1288, 76.6% 0 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 6 votes out of 716, 0.8% 716 votes out of 1246, 57.5% 0 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Lab 0 votes out of 885, 0.0% 885 votes out of 1273, 69.5% 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).

See also all votes... attended | possible

HouseDateSubjectNigel GriffithsLab VoteRôle
11 May 2010Stopped being Member, Public Accounts Committee
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' salaries — Increase with Public Sector Earnings Index — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' salaries — Increases capped to 2.3% — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Sibling compatibility only regenerative tissue — rejected minorityno Rebel
7 Nov 2007Became Member, Public Accounts Committee
Commons14 Mar 2007Trident Replacement — Maintain Nuclear Deterrent Beyond Existing System minorityaye Rebel
13 Mar 2007Stopped being Parliamentary Secretary,
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 6 (80 per Cent. Elected) Majorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 5 (60 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 4 (50 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
11 May 2005Stopped being Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department of Trade and Industry
11 May 2005Became Parliamentary Secretary,
HouseDateSubjectNigel GriffithsLab VoteRôle
17 Dec 2004Became Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department of Trade and Industry
17 Dec 2004Stopped being Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Small Business), Department of Trade and Industry
4 Nov 2004Became Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Small Business), Department of Trade and Industry
4 Nov 2004Stopped being Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department of Trade and Industry
Commons9 Jul 2003Hunting Bill — New Clause 1 — Compensation minorityno Rebel
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
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — House of Lords to be abolished — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons14 May 2002Modernisation of the House of Commons — SELECT COMMITTEES (No. 1) Majorityaye Rebel
11 Jun 2001Became Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department of Trade and Industry
HouseDateSubjectNigel GriffithsLab VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller
28 Jul 1998Stopped being Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Competition and Consumer Affairs), Department of Trade and Industry
5 May 1997Became Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Competition and Consumer Affairs), Department of 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
22% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
50% Assisted Dying
99% Asylum System - More strict
100% Ban fox hunting
81% Business and community control of schools: For
50% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
100% Control Orders
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
100% Crossrail - In favour
100% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
98% European Union - For
100% Foundation hospitals - In favour
100% Fox hunting - Ban
1% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
94% Fully Elected House of Lords
16% Gambling - Against permissiveness
100% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
0% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
74% Homosexuality - Equal rights
100% Identity cards - For introduction
0% Increase VAT
99% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
28% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
100% Mass Retention of Communications Data
100% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
100% Minumum Wage
3% No detention without charge or trial
99% Nuclear power - For
99% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
100% Pension auto-enrolment - For
99% Post office - in favour of Government policy
1% Post office closures - against
0% Privatise Royal Mail
100% Promote Occupational Pensions
50% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
1% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
16% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
0% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
85% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
0% Right to strike
0% Same Sex Marriage - for
55% Schools - Greater Autonomy
72% Smoking ban - In favour
56% Stop climate change
0% Stronger Military Covenant
50% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
0% Termination of pregnancy - against
96% Terrorism laws - For
0% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
100% Trade Union Regulation
29% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
50% Transparency of Parliament
50% Trident replacement - In favour
7% University education fees - Should be free
100% University Tuition Fees - For
92% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
50% Voting age - Reduce to 16
0% 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
99.5% Gordon BrownKirkcaldy and CowdenbeathLab
98.5% Alistair DarlingEdinburgh South WestLab
98.4% Robin CookLivingstonLab
97.5% Douglas AlexanderPaisley and Renfrewshire SouthLab
97.5% Jim SheridanPaisley and Renfrewshire NorthLab

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