Voting Record — Jo Swinson MP, East Dunbartonshire (11971)

Jo Swinson is currently Deputy Leader, Liberal Democrats, and Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Foreign Affairs),

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

FromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
9 Jun 2017 still in office LDem 0 votes out of 132, 0.0% 132 votes out of 239, 55.2% 0 times
6 May 2010 30 Mar 2015 LDem 1 vote out of 869, 0.1% 869 votes out of 1239, 70.1% 0 times
5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 LDem 7 votes out of 882, 0.8% 882 votes out of 1288, 68.5% 7 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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HouseDateSubjectJo SwinsonLDem VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller
20 Jun 2017Became Deputy Leader, Liberal Democrats,
16 Jun 2017Became Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Foreign Affairs),
8 May 2015Stopped being The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills,
8 May 2015Stopped being Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (Department for Education) (Women and Equalities) ,
HouseDateSubjectJo SwinsonLDem VoteRôle
Commons18 Nov 2014Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill — New Clause 2 — Pubs Code: Market Rent Only Option for Tenants of Large Pub-Owning Businesses minorityaye Rebel
30 Jun 2014Became The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills,
30 Jun 2014Became Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (Department for Education) (Women and Equalities) ,
20 Dec 2013Stopped being The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Women and Equalities,
20 Dec 2013Stopped being The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills,
6 Sep 2012Became The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Women and Equalities,
6 Sep 2012Became The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills,
6 May 2010Stopped being Member, Environmental Audit Committee
6 May 2010Stopped being Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs),
HouseDateSubjectJo SwinsonLDem VoteRôle
Commons1 Apr 2009Deferred Divisions — Adjournment (May Day) minorityaye Rebel
Commons2 Mar 2009Political Parties and Elections Bill — Candidate for MP becoming own election agent does not disclose home address Majorityno Rebel
Commons2 Mar 2009Political Parties and Elections Bill — Home address form must be correct Majorityno Rebel
Commons2 Mar 2009Political Parties and Elections Bill — Parliamentary candidates can keep their home addresses secret Majorityno Rebel
Commons28 Oct 2008Climate Change Bill — International aviation and shipping emission projections — rejected tellayeaye Teller
Commons22 Oct 2008Deferred Divisions — Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [Lords] minorityno Rebel
1 Jul 2008Became Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs),
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Sibling compatibility only regenerative tissue — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Cannot use gametes or pronuclei — rejected minorityno Rebel
20 Dec 2007Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland,
Commons25 Oct 2007Modernisation of the House of Commons — Handheld email devices Majorityunknown Unknown
1 Oct 2007Stopped being Shadow Minister (Women and Equality),
12 Jul 2007Became Member, Environmental Audit Committee
Commons18 May 2007Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill — Third Reading tellnono Teller
Commons18 May 2007Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill — Third Reading — Closure tellnono Teller
1 Mar 2007Became Shadow Minister (Women and Equality),
10 Mar 2006Became Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland,
10 Mar 2006Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Culture, Media and Sport),
10 Mar 2006Stopped being Opposition Whip (Commons),
Commons11 Jan 2006Electoral Administration Bill — New Clause 2 — Registration Officers: General Duty tellayeaye Teller
Commons29 Nov 2005Representation of the People (Reduction of Voting Age) tellayeaye Teller
Commons14 Nov 2005Violent Crime Reduction Bill — Clause 1 — Drinking Banning Orders tellayeaye Teller
Commons8 Nov 2005Electoral Administration Bill — Clause 15 — Personal identifiers: piloting tellayeaye Teller
10 May 2005Became Shadow Spokesperson (Culture, Media and Sport),
10 May 2005Became Opposition Whip (Commons),

Policy Comparisons

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

4% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
92% Academy Schools - for
0% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
50% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
50% Apprenticeships
0% Asylum System - More strict
16% Bankers' Bonus Tax
100% Brexit veto for Scotland, Wales and NI
19% Business and community control of schools: For
100% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
50% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
100% Closed Material Proceedure
77% Coalition Programme for Government - For
0% Control Orders
50% Crossrail - In favour
75% Cull Badgers
50% Decamp from Palace of Westminister During Works
50% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
50% Do more to help refugees inclding children
100% Employee Shareholder Status
100% Encourage and incentivise saving
100% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
23% Energy Prices - More Affordable
88% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
75% European Union - For
86% Excess Bedroom Benefit Reduction - Social Tenants
83% Fixed Term Parliaments
100% For the UK to Remain a Member of the EU
89% Fully Elected House of Lords
57% Further devolution to Northern Ireland
33% Further devolution to Scotland
48% Further devolution to Wales
40% Gambling - Against permissiveness
79% GP Commissioning in the NHS
78% Greater Transparency in Public Life
98% Higher Pay for Public Sector Workers
89% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
82% Higher taxes on banks
50% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
83% Homosexuality - Equal rights
58% HS2 - In Favour
52% Human Rights and Equality
0% Identity cards - For introduction
33% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
100% Incentivise membership of press regulator
85% Increase Air Passenger Duty
89% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
94% Increase VAT
100% Inheritance Tax
95% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
6% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
6% Labour's Terrorism laws - For
7% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
100% Localise Council Tax Support
58% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
90% Make it easier to trigger a new election for an MP
13% Mansion Tax
84% Mass Retention of Communications Data
93% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
100% Military Action against Daesh / ISIL
15% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
30% Minumum Wage
100% More Emergency Service Workers
0% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
43% More powers for local councils
100% MPs to approve Withdrawal Agreeement
38% No detention without charge or trial
0% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
2% Nuclear power - For
71% Parliament- Strengthen
58% Pension auto-enrolment - For
100% Police and Crime Commissioners
0% Post office - in favour of Government policy
100% Post office closures - against
0% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
71% Privatise Royal Mail
83% Promote Occupational Pensions
38% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
50% Public Ownership of Railways
0% Rail Fares - Lower
17% Reduce capital gains tax
80% Reduce central funding for local government
94% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
17% Reduce taxes on domestic property transactions
94% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
57% Reducing the number of MPs - for
100% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
39% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
83% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
83% Register of Lobbyists
33% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
99% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
17% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
91% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
84% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
100% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
95% Right for EU Citizens in the UK to Stay
42% Right to strike
90% Same Sex Marriage - for
65% Schools - Greater Autonomy
100% Sell England's Public Forests
25% Shift Powers from MPs in the Commons to Ministers
72% Smoking ban - In favour
50% State control of bus services
59% Stop climate change
1% Stronger Military Covenant
44% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
0% Termination of pregnancy - against
33% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
92% Trade Union Regulation
84% Transparency of Parliament
17% Trident replacement - In favour
100% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
99% University Tuition Fees - For
79% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
100% Voting age - Reduce to 16
100% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
0% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

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