Voting Record — Alistair Darling MP, Edinburgh Central (10153)

Alistair Darling is currently Member, Economic Affairs Committee

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 2 votes out of 639, 0.3% 639 votes out of 1246, 51.3% 0 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Lab 1 vote out of 734, 0.1% 734 votes out of 1273, 57.7% 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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HouseDateSubjectAlistair DarlingLab VoteRôle
25 May 2016Became Member, Economic Affairs Committee
8 Oct 2010Stopped being Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer,
12 May 2010Became Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer,
6 May 2010Stopped being The Chancellor of the Exchequer,
28 Jun 2007Became The Chancellor of the Exchequer,
28 Jun 2007Stopped being Secretary of State for Trade and Industry,
5 May 2006Became Secretary of State for Trade and Industry,
5 May 2006Stopped being The Secretary of State for Transport,
5 May 2006Stopped being The Secretary of State for Scotland,
Commons18 Nov 2004Hunting Bill minorityno Rebel
12 Jun 2003Became The Secretary of State for Scotland,
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected minorityno Rebel
29 May 2002Became The Secretary of State for Transport,
29 May 2002Stopped being The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions,
8 Jun 2001Became The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions,
8 Jun 2001Stopped being Secretary of State for Social Security,
HouseDateSubjectAlistair DarlingLab VoteRôle
Commons7 Nov 2000Programming of Bills - I. Programme orders: supplementary provisions Majorityaye Rebel
27 Jul 1998Became Secretary of State for Social Security,
27 Jul 1998Stopped being The Chief Secretary to the Treasury,
3 May 1997Became The Chief Secretary to the Treasury,
1 May 1997Stopped being Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury,
1 Jul 1996Became Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury,
1 Jul 1996Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Treasury),
11 Apr 1992Became Shadow Spokesperson (Treasury),
9 Apr 1992Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Home Affairs),
1 Jul 1988Became Shadow Spokesperson (Home Affairs),

Policy Comparisons

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

11% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
8% Academy Schools - for
91% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
50% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
50% Assisted Dying
68% Asylum System - More strict
50% Ban fox hunting
83% Bankers' Bonus Tax
76% Business and community control of schools: For
50% Closed Material Proceedure
30% Coalition Programme for Government - For
25% Cull Badgers
75% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
0% Encourage and incentivise saving
6% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
64% European Union - For
12% Excess Bedroom Benefit Reduction - Social Tenants
40% Fixed Term Parliaments
50% Fox hunting - Ban
83% Fully Elected House of Lords
54% Further devolution to Scotland
46% Gambling - Against permissiveness
87% Homosexuality - Equal rights
50% HS2 - In Favour
60% Human Rights and Equality
96% Identity cards - For introduction
50% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
28% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
21% Increase VAT
0% Inheritance Tax
99% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
89% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
94% Labour's Terrorism laws - For
93% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
13% Localise Council Tax Support
41% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
73% Minumum Wage
65% More powers for local councils
22% No detention without charge or trial
58% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
31% Parliament- Strengthen
42% Pension auto-enrolment - For
4% Post office closures - against
16% Promote Occupational Pensions
56% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
100% Public Ownership of Railways
42% Reduce capital gains tax
25% Reduce central funding for local government
17% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
26% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
27% Reducing the number of MPs - for
15% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
31% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
25% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
50% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
83% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
9% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
21% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
24% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
50% Right to strike
96% Same Sex Marriage - for
28% Schools - Greater Autonomy
62% Shift Powers from MPs in the Commons to Ministers
66% Smoking ban - In favour
46% Stop climate change
66% Stronger Military Covenant
56% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
100% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
0% Termination of pregnancy - against
50% Trade Union Regulation
8% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
58% Transparency of Parliament
83% Trident replacement - In favour
61% University Tuition Fees - For
84% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
50% Voting age - Reduce to 16
80% 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.

92.2%Mr Brian WilsonCunninghame NorthLab
91.1% Jack StrawBlackburnLab
90.6% Tessa JowellDulwich and West NorwoodLab
89.9% Geoff HoonAshfieldLab
89.8% Patricia HewittLeicester WestLab

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