Voting Record — Charles Kennedy MP, Ross, Skye and Inverness West (10334)

Charles Kennedy

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 LDem 11 votes out of 593, 1.9% 593 votes out of 1246, 47.6% 0 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 LDem 6 votes out of 524, 1.1% 524 votes out of 1273, 41.2% 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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HouseDateSubjectCharles KennedyLDem VoteRôle
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (Substitute Member),
18 Nov 2010Became Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art
10 Nov 2010Became Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (Substitute Member),
7 Jan 2006Stopped being Leader of the Liberal Democrats,
Commons10 Mar 2005Support For Members Who Have Chosen Not To Take Their Seats Majorityaye Rebel
Commons26 Jan 2005Modernisation of the House of Commons minorityaye Rebel
Commons18 Nov 2004Hunting Bill (Procedure) (No. 3) Majorityno Rebel
Commons16 Nov 2004Hunting Bill — Clause 1 — Hunting wild mammals with dogs minorityunknown Unknown
Commons16 Nov 2004Hunting Bill (Procedure) (No.2) Majorityno Rebel
Commons2 Nov 2004Children Bill [Lords] — New Clause 12 — Reasonable punishment minorityno Rebel
Commons15 Sep 2004Hunting Bill — Timetable minorityaye Rebel
Commons15 Sep 2004Hunting Bill (Procedure) minorityaye Rebel
Commons16 Dec 2003European Parliamentary and Local Elections (Pilots) Bill — Clause 4 — Electoral Commission report Majorityno Rebel
Commons10 Nov 2003Water Bill [Lords] — New Clause 1 — Prohibition of Artificial Fluoridation of Water Supplies Majorityaye Rebel
Commons16 Dec 2002Hunting Bill (Programme) Majorityunknown Unknown
Commons18 Dec 2001Facilities of the House Majorityno Rebel
Commons16 Jul 2001Business of the House minorityaye Rebel
HouseDateSubjectCharles KennedyLDem VoteRôle
Commons22 Nov 2000Honours and Decorations minorityaye Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno Rebel
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityno Rebel
3 Nov 1999Stopped being Member, Standards and Privileges Committee
9 Aug 1999Became Leader of the Liberal Democrats,
1 Jun 1999Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs),
Commons16 Dec 1998Modernisation of the House minorityno Rebel
25 Jun 1997Became Member, Standards and Privileges Committee
Commons18 Jun 1997Firearms (Amendment) Bill Majorityno Rebel
Commons18 Jun 1997Firearms (Amendment) Bill - Prohibition of small-calibre pistols Majorityno Rebel
1 Jun 1997Became Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs),
1 Jun 1997Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs),
31 Dec 1994Stopped being Party Chair, Liberal Democrats,
1 Jun 1992Became Shadow Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs),
1 Jun 1992Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Health),
1 Jan 1991Became Party Chair, Liberal Democrats,
16 Nov 1989Stopped being Member, Televising of Proceedings of the House Committee
1 Jun 1989Became Shadow Spokesperson (Health),
17 Jun 1987Became Member, Televising of Proceedings of the House Committee
15 May 1987Stopped being Member, Social Services Committee
6 Dec 1985Became Member, Social Services 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
61% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
58% Academy Schools - for
0% Assisted Dying
7% Asylum System - More strict
36% Bankers' Bonus Tax
70% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
68% Closed Material Proceedure
65% Coalition Programme for Government - For
50% Cull Badgers
80% Employee Shareholder Status
62% European Union - For
49% Excess Bedroom Benefit Reduction - Social Tenants
99% Fox hunting - Ban
91% Fully Elected House of Lords
54% Further devolution to Scotland
40% Further devolution to Wales
71% Higher taxes on banks
82% Homosexuality - Equal rights
57% Human Rights and Equality
76% Increase VAT
50% Inheritance Tax
84% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
43% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
64% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
62% Make it easier to trigger a new election for an MP
38% Mansion Tax
38% Minumum Wage
48% More powers for local councils
50% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
84% Promote Occupational Pensions
19% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
50% Public Ownership of Railways
50% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
2% Reduce capital gains tax
75% Reduce central funding for local government
56% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
74% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
54% Reducing the number of MPs - for
80% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
62% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
42% Right to strike
71% Role of MPs in the House of Commons - Strengthen
61% Smoking ban - In favour
51% Stop climate change
92% Trade Union Regulation
50% Transparency of Parliament
17% Trident replacement - In favour
1% University Tuition Fees - For
50% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
60% 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
88.5% Sarah TeatherBrent EastLDem
88.1%Mr Paul MarsdenShrewsbury and Atchamwhilst LDem
87.5% Mark OatenWinchesterLDem
87.3% Matthew TaylorTruro and St AustellLDem
86.6%Dr Jenny TongeRichmond ParkLDem

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