Voting Record — John Thurso MP, Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross (11280)

John Thurso

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

ConstituencyFromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
House of Lords 20 Apr 2016 still in office LDem 0 votes out of 91, 0.0% 91 votes out of 247, 36.8% 0 times
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross 6 May 2010 30 Mar 2015 LDem 11 votes out of 892, 1.2% 892 votes out of 1239, 72.0% 0 times
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross 5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 LDem 13 votes out of 786, 1.7% 786 votes out of 1288, 61.0% 0 times
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross 7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 LDem 16 votes out of 788, 2.0% 788 votes out of 1246, 63.2% 14 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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HouseDateSubjectViscount ThursoLDem VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller
HouseDateSubjectJohn ThursoLDem VoteRôle
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Member, Treasury Committee
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Member, Liaison Committee (Commons)
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Chair, Finance and Services Committee
Commons26 Mar 2015House of Commons Standing Orders — Secret Ballot for Re-Election of a Former Speaker minorityno Rebel
Commons8 Jul 2013Financial Services (Banking Reform) Bill — Clause 4 — Full Separation of Ring-Fenced Retail Banking Activities minorityno Rebel
12 Jun 2013Stopped being Member, Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards (Joint Committee)
Commons24 Apr 2013Abolition of the Agricultural Wages Board minorityno Rebel
16 Jul 2012Became Member, Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards (Joint Committee)
Commons11 Jul 2012Sitting Times of the House of Commons on Tuesdays minorityaye Rebel
Commons11 Jul 2012House of Commons Sitting Start Time on Tuesdays minorityno Rebel
Commons24 Apr 2012Labelling of Halal and Kosher Meat Majorityaye Rebel
26 Mar 2012Stopped being Member, Draft House of Lords Reform Bill (Joint Committee)
23 Jun 2011Became Member, Draft House of Lords Reform Bill (Joint Committee)
Commons12 Jan 2011Postal Services Bill — New Clause 2 — Minimum 10 Year Agreement With Post Office Limited Required before Royal Mail Sale minorityno Rebel
Commons1 Nov 2010Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 11 — number and distribution of seats minorityno Rebel
Commons20 Oct 2010Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 8 — Periodicity of Reports of the Boundary Commissions minorityno Rebel
Commons13 Oct 2010Superannuation Bill — New Clause 1 — Consents required for civil service compensation scheme modifications minorityaye Rebel
Commons13 Oct 2010Public Houses and Private Members' Clubs (Smoking) Bill minorityno Rebel
27 Jul 2010Became Member, Liaison Committee (Commons)
27 Jul 2010Became Chair, Finance and Services Committee
27 Jul 2010Stopped being Member, Finance and Services Committee
26 Jul 2010Became Member, Finance and Services Committee
6 May 2010Stopped being Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art
6 May 2010Stopped being Member, Administration Committee
6 May 2010Stopped being Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills),
HouseDateSubjectJohn ThursoLDem VoteRôle
Commons2 Dec 2009Equality Bill — Schedule 9 — Work: exceptions minorityno Rebel
8 Oct 2008Became Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills),
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Prospects for life of handicapped child must be given before abortion — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Fertility treatment requires male role model — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Fertility treatment requires father and mother — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Sibling compatibility only regenerative tissue — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Testing for gender-related illness minorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Animal DNA may be inserted into an embryo minorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Cannot use gametes or pronuclei — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Human-animal hybrid licenses minorityno Rebel
Commons1 Nov 2006September Sittings Majorityaye Rebel
Commons1 Nov 2006Communications Allowance — Welcoming the principle Majorityno Rebel
24 Apr 2006Became Member, Treasury Committee
10 Mar 2006Stopped being Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Scotland),
Commons14 Feb 2006Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — private clubs minorityaye Rebel
Commons13 Jul 2005Liaison Committee minorityno Rebel
12 Jul 2005Stopped being Member, Culture, Media and Sport Committee
12 Jul 2005Became Member, Administration Committee
11 Jul 2005Became Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art
1 Jun 2005Stopped being Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Culture, Media and Sport),
10 May 2005Stopped being Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Transport),
HouseDateSubjectJohn ThursoLDem VoteRôle
Commons26 Jan 2005Car Mileage Allowance minorityno Rebel
Commons3 Nov 2004Members' Allowances minorityno Rebel
Commons2 Nov 2004Children Bill [Lords] — New Clause 12 — Reasonable punishment Majorityaye Rebel
Commons15 Sep 2004Hunting Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons15 Sep 2004Hunting Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Jul 2003Hunting Bill — New Clause 1 — Compensation minorityaye Rebel
Commons8 Jul 2003House of Lords Reform — Exclusion of remaining Hereditary Peers minorityaye 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
Commons30 Jun 2003Hunting Bill — New Clause 6 — Use of Dogs Below Ground (No. 2) minorityno Rebel
10 May 2003Became Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Transport),
Commons16 Dec 2002Hunting Bill [Money] minorityaye Rebel
Commons16 Dec 2002Hunting Bill (Programme) minorityunknown Unknown
Commons16 Dec 2002Hunting Bill minorityno Rebel
Commons16 Dec 2002Hunting Bill minorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Nov 2002Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — New Clause tellnono Teller
Commons22 Oct 2002Nuclear Power — Will be addressed on its own merits tellnono Teller
Commons27 Jun 2002Estimates, 2002–03 tellayeaye Teller
Commons13 Jun 2002Enterprise Bill — [1st Allotted Day] — Clause 21 — Duty to make references in relation to completed mergers tellayeaye Teller
Commons12 Jun 2002Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — Do not penalise those who bring passengers to the UK without the necessary authority — rejected tellayeaye Teller
Commons12 Jun 2002Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — [2nd Allotted Day] — New Clause 10 — Withholding and withdrawal of support tellnono Teller
1 Jun 2002Stopped being Liberal Democrat Whip,
Commons15 May 2002Post Office Closures — Deep concern — rejected tellayeaye Teller
Commons8 May 2002Finance Bill — Clause 26 — Charge and rates for 2002–03 tellnono Teller
Commons18 Mar 2002Hunting with Dogs: Ban minorityaye Rebel
Commons18 Mar 2002Hunting with Dogs: Hunting Under Licence minorityno Rebel
Commons18 Mar 2002Hunting with Dogs: Self-Supervision Scheme minorityno Rebel
Commons7 Feb 2002Tax Credits Bill — New Clause 2 — Means of payment of tax credits to recipients tellayeaye Teller
Commons28 Jan 2002Civil Defence (Grant) Bill — Clause 2 — General tellayeaye Teller
Commons16 Jan 2002Care System tellnono Teller
Commons16 Jan 2002Care System tellayeaye Teller
Commons13 Dec 2001Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Bill — Removal of Sunset Clause — Insistence tellnono Teller
Commons26 Nov 2001Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Bill — Clauses 79 to 87 — Fissile Nuclear Material, Aviation Security tellnono Teller
16 Jul 2001Became Member, Culture, Media and Sport Committee
Commons5 Jul 2001Parliamentary Pensions bothaye Rebel
1 Jul 2001Became Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Scotland),
1 Jun 2001Became Liberal Democrat Whip,
1 Jun 2001Became Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Culture, Media and Sport),

Policy Comparisons

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

AgreementPolicy
32% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
100% Academy Schools - for
50% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
1% Asylum System - More strict
20% Bankers' Bonus Tax
40% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
78% Coalition Programme for Government - For
75% Cull Badgers
100% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
6% Energy Prices - More Affordable
75% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
74% European Union Integration - For
0% Fox hunting - Ban
95% Fully Elected House of Lords
20% Further devolution to Wales
35% Gambling - Against permissiveness
66% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
64% Higher taxes on banks
76% Homosexuality - Equal rights
80% HS2 - In Favour
13% Identity cards - For introduction
30% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
89% Increase Air Passenger Duty
94% Increase VAT
1% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
73% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
5% Labour's Terrorism laws - For
7% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
44% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
90% Make it easier to trigger a new election for an MP
59% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
0% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
26% Minumum Wage
7% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
34% More powers for local councils
92% Police and Crime Commissioners
0% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
65% Privatise Royal Mail
38% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
50% Public Ownership of Railways
17% Reduce capital gains tax
79% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
57% Reducing the number of MPs - for
99% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
39% Referendum on UK's EU membership -For -Pre 2016
53% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
91% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
100% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
76% Role of MPs in the House of Commons - Strengthen
71% Same Sex Marriage - for
72% Schools - Greater Autonomy
0% State control of bus services
69% Stop climate change
100% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
92% Trade Union Regulation
17% Trident replacement - In favour
93% University education fees - Should be free
22% University Tuition Fees - For
39% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
100% Voting age - Reduce to 16

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