Voting Record — Robin Cook MP, Livingston (10130)

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 6 Aug 2005 Lab 0 votes out of 39, 0.0% 39 votes out of 47, 83.0% 0 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 17 votes out of 744, 2.3% 744 votes out of 1246, 59.7% 0 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Lab 1 vote out of 182, 0.5% 182 votes out of 1273, 14.3% 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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HouseDateSubjectRobin CookLab VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller
HouseDateSubjectRobin CookLab VoteRôle
Commons28 Feb 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Amendment to Clause 1 — Power to make control orders minorityno Rebel
Commons7 Feb 2005Serious Organised Crime and Police Bill — Abolish the offense of Blasphemy — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons27 Jan 2005Railways Bill — Transfer Schemes at End of Franchising Agreements minorityno Rebel
Commons16 Nov 2004Hunting Bill — Clause 1 — Hunting wild mammals with dogs minorityno Rebel
Commons2 Nov 2004Children Bill [Lords] — New Clause 2 — Powers of consideration and representation by Children's Commissioner for Wales minorityno 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 minorityno Rebel
Commons30 Jun 2003Hunting Bill — New Clause 14 — Registration in Respect of Hunting of Mink minorityaye Rebel
Commons30 Jun 2003Hunting Bill — New Clause 11 — Registration in Respect of Hunting of Foxes minorityaye Rebel
Commons18 Mar 2003Iraq — Declaration of War minorityaye Rebel
Commons18 Mar 2003Iraq — Case for war not established — rejected minorityno Rebel
17 Mar 2003Stopped being Lord Privy Seal,
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
Commons14 May 2002Payment for Chairmen Majorityno Rebel
Commons14 May 2002Payment for Chairmen Majorityaye Rebel
Commons18 Mar 2002Hunting with Dogs: Hunting Under Licence minorityno Rebel
Commons5 Jul 2001Members' Allowances, Insurance &c. — Members' Pay (Money Resolution) minorityaye Rebel
8 Jun 2001Stopped being Secretary of State, Foreign & Commonwealth Office
8 Jun 2001Became Lord Privy Seal,
HouseDateSubjectRobin CookLab VoteRôle
Commons17 Jan 2001Hunting Bill - Hunting with dogs: regulation minorityno Rebel
2 May 1997Became Secretary of State, Foreign & Commonwealth Office

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
50% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
50% Assisted Dying
100% Asylum System - More strict
34% Ban fox hunting
50% Business and community control of schools: For
57% Control Orders
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
100% Crossrail - In favour
100% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
90% Foundation hospitals - In favour
34% Fox hunting - Ban
16% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
100% Fully Elected House of Lords
0% Gambling - Against permissiveness
83% Homosexuality - Equal rights
55% Identity cards - For introduction
23% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
50% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
50% Minumum Wage
2% No detention without charge or trial
92% Nuclear power - For
97% Post office - in favour of Government policy
3% Post office closures - against
100% Promote Occupational Pensions
26% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
16% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
68% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
50% Same Sex Marriage - for
54% Schools - Greater Autonomy
50% Smoking ban - In favour
50% Stop climate change
100% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
73% Terrorism laws - For
50% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
46% University education fees - Should be free
70% University Tuition Fees - For
8% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
50% Voting age - Reduce to 16
50% 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
98.5% Douglas AlexanderPaisley and Renfrewshire SouthLab
96.4% Gordon BanksOchil and South PerthshireLab
96.2% Thomas McAvoyRutherglen and Hamilton WestLab
96.2% Frank RoyMotherwell and WishawLab
95.9% Anne McGuireStirlingLab

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