Voting Record — John Swinney MSP, North Tayside (10581)

John Swinney

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

FromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
3 May 2007 23 Mar 2011 SNP 0 votes out of 589, 0.0% 589 votes out of 606, 97.2% n/a
1 May 2003 2 Apr 2007 SNP 7 votes out of 1076, 0.7% 1076 votes out of 1411, 76.3% n/a
6 May 1999 31 Mar 2003 SNP 13 votes out of 955, 1.4% 955 votes out of 1287, 74.2% n/a

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Interesting Votes

Votes in parliament for which this MSP's vote differed from the majority vote of their party (Rebel), or in which this MSP was a teller (Teller), or both (Rebel Teller).

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HouseDateSubjectJohn SwinneySNP VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller
HouseDateSubjectJohn SwinneySNP VoteRôle
Scotland14 Mar 2007[S2M-5742] Decision Time minorityabstention Rebel
Scotland14 Dec 2006Legal Profession and Legal Aid (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3 — Section 8 — Commission upholds services complaint Majorityaye Rebel
Scotland31 May 2006Animal Health and Welfare (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3 — Section 18 — Mutilation minorityno Rebel
Scotland15 Dec 2005Family Law (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3 — Schedule 1 — Amendments of the Civil Partnership Act 2004 Majorityabstention Rebel
Scotland15 Dec 2005Family Law (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3 — Section 10 — Divorce: reduction in separation periods minorityaye Rebel
Scotland15 Dec 2005Family Law (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3 — Section 10 — Divorce: reduction in separation periods minorityunknown Unknown
Scotland26 Oct 2005[S2M-3411.2 (Amendment)] Decision Time minorityno Rebel
Scotland6 Oct 2005[S2M-3381] Decision Time minorityabstention Rebel
HouseDateSubjectJohn SwinneySNP VoteRôle
Scotland12 Dec 2002[S1M-3701] Decision Time abstentionno Rebel
Scotland21 Mar 2002[S1M-2919.1 (Amendment)] Decision Time Majorityaye Rebel
Scotland13 Feb 2002Protection of Wild Mammals (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3 — Section 9 — Short title and commencement Majorityaye Rebel
Scotland13 Feb 2002Protection of Wild Mammals (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3 — Section 7 — Meaning of expressions minorityno Rebel
Scotland13 Feb 2002Protection of Wild Mammals (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3 — Section 7 — Meaning of expressions minorityno Rebel
Scotland13 Feb 2002Protection of Wild Mammals (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3 — After section 6 Majorityaye Rebel
Scotland13 Feb 2002Protection of Wild Mammals (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3 — Section 3 — Exception: retrieval and location minorityunknown Unknown
Scotland13 Feb 2002Protection of Wild Mammals (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3 — Section 1G — Exception: injured or diseased mammals minorityaye Rebel
Scotland13 Feb 2002Protection of Wild Mammals (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3 — Section 1F — Exception: use of dog where method of humane dispatch not available minorityunknown Unknown
Scotland13 Feb 2002Protection of Wild Mammals (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3 — Section 1F — Exception: use of dog where method of humane dispatch not available minorityno Rebel
Scotland13 Feb 2002Protection of Wild Mammals (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3 — Section 1B — Exception: pest control (places unsafe for shooting) minorityno Rebel
Scotland13 Feb 2002Protection of Wild Mammals (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3 — Section 1A — Exception: stalking and flushing from cover minorityaye Rebel
Scotland13 Feb 2002Protection of Wild Mammals (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3 — Section 1A — Exception: stalking and flushing from cover minorityno Rebel
Scotland13 Feb 2002Protection of Wild Mammals (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3 — Section 1A — Exception: stalking and flushing from cover minorityno Rebel
Scotland24 Jan 2002[S1M-2633] Decision Time abstentionno Rebel
Scotland21 Jun 2001[S1M-2012] Decision Time abstentionunknown Unknown

Policy Comparisons

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

AgreementPolicy
74% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
0% Assisted Dying
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
50% Delegate more powers to government ministers
50% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
73% Homosexuality - Equal rights
100% Minumum Wage
50% Openness and Transparency - In Favour
50% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
54% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
50% Role of MPs in the House of Commons - Strengthen
50% Schools - Greater Autonomy
98% Smoking ban - In favour
8% Stop climate change
14% University Tuition Fees - For

Possible Friends (more...)

Shows which MSPs 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 MSPs attended are counted. This may reveal relationships between MSPs that were previously unsuspected. Or it may be nonsense.

AgreementNameConstituencyParty
100.0% Stefan TymkewyczLothiansSNP
99.5% John WilsonCentral ScotlandSNP
99.5% Maureen WattNorth East ScotlandSNP
99.5% Andrew WelshAngusSNP
99.5% Dave ThompsonHighlands and IslandsSNP

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