Voting Record — MPs for Paisley South

Douglas Alexander

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

NameFromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)
Douglas Alexander (show only their votes) 7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 3 votes out of 726, 0.4% 726 votes out of 1246, 58.3%
Douglas Alexander (show only their votes) 6 Nov 1997 14 May 2001 Lab 0 votes out of 697, 0.0% 697 votes out of 1190, 58.6%
Mr Gordon McMaster (show only their votes) 1 May 1997 25 Jul 1997 Lab 0 votes out of 29, 0.0% 29 votes out of 66, 43.9%

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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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Votes by Douglas Alexander MP
HouseDateSubjectDouglas AlexanderLab VoteRôle
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 6 (60 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 4 (80 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 2 (100 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Votes by Douglas Alexander MP
HouseDateSubjectDouglas AlexanderLab VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller
Votes by Mr Gordon McMaster MP
HouseDateSubjectMr Gordon McMasterLab VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller

Policy Comparisons

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

10% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
16% Academy Schools - for
91% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
50% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
67% Apprenticeships
50% Assisted Dying
84% Asylum System - More strict
100% Ban fox hunting
88% Bankers' Bonus Tax
81% Business and community control of schools: For
0% Cap or Reduce Public Sector Redundancy Payments
0% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
32% Closed Material Proceedure
19% Coalition Programme for Government - For
99% Control Orders
100% Crossrail - In favour
25% Cull Badgers
65% Delegate more powers to government ministers
50% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
30% Employee Shareholder Status
0% Encourage and incentivise saving
0% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
94% Energy Prices - More Affordable
6% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
78% European Union Integration - For
19% Excess Bedroom Benefit Reduction - Social Tenants
52% Fixed Term Parliaments
100% Foundation hospitals - In favour
100% Fox hunting - Ban
12% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
100% Fully Elected House of Lords
47% Further devolution to Scotland
50% Further devolution to Wales
49% Gambling - Against permissiveness
0% GP Commissioning in the NHS
29% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
21% Higher taxes on banks
0% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
86% Homosexuality - Equal rights
60% HS2 - In Favour
62% Human Rights and Equality
88% Identity cards - For introduction
50% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
100% Incentivise membership of press regulator
22% Increase Air Passenger Duty
8% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
17% Increase VAT
50% Inheritance Tax
99% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
3% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
100% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
94% Labour's Terrorism laws - For
100% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
25% Localise Council Tax Support
43% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
50% Make it easier to trigger a new election for an MP
100% Mansion Tax
95% Mass Retention of Communications Data
26% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
100% Military Action against Daesh / ISIL
85% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
94% Minumum Wage
71% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
62% More powers for local councils
20% No detention without charge or trial
92% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
95% Nuclear power - For
44% Openness and Transparency - In Favour
42% Pension auto-enrolment - For
16% Police and Crime Commissioners
96% Post office - in favour of Government policy
4% Post office closures - against
100% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
16% Privatise Royal Mail
16% Promote Occupational Pensions
56% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
50% Public Ownership of Railways
88% Rail Fares - Lower
7% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
98% Reduce capital gains tax
0% Reduce central funding for local government
18% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
12% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
8% Reducing the number of MPs - for
14% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
31% Referendum on UK's EU membership -For -Pre 2016
4% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
13% Register of Lobbyists
84% Regulate letting agent fees
50% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
68% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
100% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
0% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
21% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
24% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
50% Right to strike
35% Role of MPs in the House of Commons - Strengthen
100% Same Sex Marriage - for
26% Schools - Greater Autonomy
0% Sell England's Public Forests
69% Smoking ban - In favour
50% State control of bus services
67% Stop climate change
94% Stronger Military Covenant
48% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
50% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
0% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
50% Trade Union Regulation
26% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
58% Transparency of Parliament
83% Trident replacement - In favour
0% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
8% University education fees - Should be free
58% University Tuition Fees - For
84% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
42% Voting age - Reduce to 16
0% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
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.

97.0% Gordon BrownDunfermline EastLab
95.5%Mr Paul DaisleyBrent EastLab
94.1% Robert JacksonWantagewhilst Lab
93.0% Tessa JowellDulwich and West NorwoodLab
93.0% Tony BlairSedgefieldLab

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