Voting Record — Russell Brown MP, Dumfries (10070)

Russell Brown

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

FromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 3 votes out of 801, 0.4% 801 votes out of 1246, 64.3% 0 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Lab 3 votes out of 843, 0.4% 843 votes out of 1273, 66.2% 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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HouseDateSubjectRussell BrownLab VoteRôle
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Shadow Minister (Scotland),
7 Oct 2013Became Shadow Minister (Scotland),
7 Oct 2013Stopped being Shadow Minister (Defence),
18 Mar 2013Became Shadow Minister (Defence),
7 Oct 2011Stopped being Shadow Minister (Defence),
2 Nov 2010Stopped being Member, International Development Committee
8 Oct 2010Became Shadow Minister (Defence),
12 Jul 2010Became Member, International Development Committee
6 May 2010Stopped being Member, Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee)
16 Jan 2009Stopped being PPS (Rt Hon Jim Murphy, Secretary of State), Scotland Office
30 Dec 2008Became PPS (Rt Hon Jim Murphy, Secretary of State), Scotland Office
16 Oct 2008Stopped being PPS (Rt Hon Des Browne, Secretary of State), Scotland Office
29 Sep 2008Stopped being PPS (Rt Hon Des Browne, Secretary of State), Ministry of Defence
4 Aug 2008Became PPS (Rt Hon Des Browne, Secretary of State), Ministry of Defence
29 Jan 2008Stopped being PPS (Rt Hon Baroness Taylor of Bolton, Minister of State), Ministry of Defence
7 Nov 2007Became PPS (Rt Hon Baroness Taylor of Bolton, Minister of State), Ministry of Defence
7 Nov 2007Stopped being PPS (Lord Drayson, Minister of State), Ministry of Defence
25 Oct 2007Stopped being PPS (Rt Hon Des Browne, Secretary of State), Ministry of Defence
25 Oct 2007Stopped being PPS (Lord Drayson, Minister of State), Department for Business, Enterprise & Regulatory Reform
11 Oct 2007Became PPS (Rt Hon Des Browne, Secretary of State), Ministry of Defence
11 Oct 2007Became PPS (Lord Drayson, Minister of State), Department for Business, Enterprise & Regulatory Reform
26 Jul 2007Became PPS (Rt Hon Des Browne, Secretary of State), Ministry of Defence
26 Jul 2007Stopped being PPS (Rt Hon Des Browne, Secretary of State), Ministry of Defence
26 Jul 2007Became PPS (Lord Drayson, Minister of State), Department for Business, Enterprise & Regulatory Reform
26 Jul 2007Stopped being PPS (Lord Drayson, Minister of State), Department for Business, Enterprise & Regulatory Reform
23 Jul 2007Stopped being PPS (Rt Hon Des Browne, Secretary of State), Ministry of Defence
23 Jul 2007Stopped being PPS (Lord Drayson, Minister of State), Department for Business, Enterprise & Regulatory Reform
16 Jul 2007Became PPS (Rt Hon Des Browne, Secretary of State), Ministry of Defence
16 Jul 2007Became PPS (Lord Drayson, Minister of State), Department for Business, Enterprise & Regulatory Reform
28 Jun 2007Became PPS (Rt Hon Des Browne, Secretary of State), Scotland Office
28 Jun 2007Stopped being PPS (Rt Hon Douglas Alexander, Secretary of State), Scotland Office
28 Jun 2007Became PPS (Lord Drayson, Minister of State), Ministry of Defence
28 Jun 2007Stopped being PPS (Rt Hon Douglas Alexander, Secretary of State), Department for Transport
31 Oct 2006Stopped being Member, Conventions (Joint Committee)
27 Jun 2006Became PPS (Rt Hon Douglas Alexander, Secretary of State), Department for Transport
17 May 2006Became Member, Conventions (Joint Committee)
8 May 2006Became PPS (Rt Hon Douglas Alexander, Secretary of State), Scotland Office
8 May 2006Stopped being PPS (Rt Hon Alistair Darling, Secretary of State), Scotland Office
8 May 2006Stopped being PPS (Rt Hon Alistair Darling, Secretary of State), Department for Transport
10 Nov 2005Became PPS (Rt Hon Alistair Darling, Secretary of State), Scotland Office
10 Nov 2005Became PPS (Rt Hon Alistair Darling, Secretary of State), Department for Transport
12 Jul 2005Stopped being Member, Regulatory Reform Committee
Commons3 Mar 2004Protection of Vulnerable Children bothaye Rebel
17 Nov 2003Stopped being Member, Standards and Privileges Committee
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons29 Oct 2002Start Sittings of the House of Commons at 11.30 am rather than 14.30 on Tuesdays minorityaye Rebel
Commons28 Jan 2002City of London (Ward Elections) Bill — New Clause 1 — Exclusion of Crown Bodies minorityaye Rebel
12 Dec 2001Became Member, Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee)
16 Jul 2001Became Member, Standards and Privileges Committee
16 Jul 2001Became Member, Regulatory Reform Committee
HouseDateSubjectRussell BrownLab VoteRôle
11 May 2001Stopped being Member, Scottish Affairs Committee
11 May 2001Stopped being Member, Deregulation Committee
29 Nov 1999Became Member, Scottish Affairs Committee
Commons14 Jul 1999City of London (Ward Elections) Bill minorityno Rebel
Commons14 Jul 1999City of London (Ward Elections) Bill minorityaye Rebel
5 Jul 1999Became Member, Deregulation Committee
10 Dec 1998Stopped being Member, European Scrutiny Committee
17 Nov 1998Became Member, European Scrutiny Committee
17 Nov 1998Stopped being Member, European Legislation Committee
Commons10 Dec 1997Doctor Assisted Dying Bill — Leave to Bring In minorityno Rebel
15 Jul 1997Became Member, European Legislation Committee

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
5% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
0% Academy Schools - for
84% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
50% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
67% Apprenticeships
100% Assisted Dying
93% Asylum System - More strict
92% Bankers' Bonus Tax
20% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
21% Coalition Programme for Government - For
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
100% Crossrail - In favour
100% Energy Prices - More Affordable
0% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
77% European Union - For
4% Excess Bedroom Benefit Reduction - Social Tenants
29% Fixed Term Parliaments
70% Fox hunting - Ban
2% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
55% Further devolution to Wales
69% Gambling - Against permissiveness
0% GP Commissioning in the NHS
29% Higher taxes on banks
84% Homosexuality - Equal rights
90% HS2 - In Favour
69% Human Rights and Equality
80% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
22% Increase Air Passenger Duty
12% Increase VAT
3% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
100% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
97% Labour's Terrorism laws - For
100% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
13% Localise Council Tax Support
44% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
100% Mansion Tax
12% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
100% Military Action against Daesh / ISIL
95% Minumum Wage
93% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
72% More powers for local councils
92% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
49% Openness and Transparency - In Favour
8% Police and Crime Commissioners
15% Privatise Royal Mail
38% Promote Occupational Pensions
2% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
88% Rail Fares - Lower
16% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
83% Reduce capital gains tax
0% Reduce central funding for local government
7% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
12% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
8% Reducing the number of MPs - for
31% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
29% Register of Lobbyists
33% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
76% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
100% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
0% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
16% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
12% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
87% Same Sex Marriage - for
16% Schools - Greater Autonomy
85% Smoking ban - In favour
50% State control of bus services
65% Stop climate change
94% Stronger Military Covenant
35% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
100% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
92% Trade Union Regulation
58% Transparency of Parliament
100% Trident replacement - In favour
0% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
59% University Tuition Fees - For
76% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
50% Voting age - Reduce to 16
100% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

Possible Friends (more...)

Shows which MPs voted most similarly to this one in the 2001-2005, 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
95.3%Mr Raymond PowellOgmoreLab
94.6% Adam IngramEast KilbrideLab
94.1%Mr Brian WilsonCunninghame NorthLab
94.0% Ian McCartneyMakerfieldLab
94.0%Dr Jack CunninghamCopelandLab

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