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,
1 Jun 1989Became Shadow Spokesperson (Health),

Policy Comparisons

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

61% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
58% Academy Schools - for
26% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
50% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
50% Apprenticeships
0% Assisted Dying
17% Asylum System - More strict
99% Ban fox hunting
36% Bankers' Bonus Tax
6% Business and community control of schools: For
70% Cap or Reduce Public Sector Redundancy Payments
50% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
68% Closed Material Proceedure
65% Coalition Programme for Government - For
11% Control Orders
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
50% Crossrail - In favour
50% Cull Badgers
29% Delegate more powers to government ministers
100% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
75% Deprivation of Citizenship - Easier to Do
50% Easier access to abortion
80% Employee Shareholder Status
100% Encourage and incentivise saving
100% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
25% Energy Prices - More Affordable
100% Environmental water quality
40% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
62% European Union Integration - For
49% Excess Bedroom Benefit Reduction - Social Tenants
87% Fixed Term Parliaments
0% Foundation hospitals - In favour
99% Fox hunting - Ban
90% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
91% Fully Elected House of Lords
54% Further devolution to Scotland
40% Further devolution to Wales
51% Gambling - Against permissiveness
57% GP Commissioning in the NHS
25% Heathrow Third Runway - In Favour
50% Higher Benefits for Ill and Disabled
66% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
71% Higher taxes on banks
50% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
82% Homosexuality - Equal rights
70% HS2 - In Favour
57% Human Rights and Equality
0% Identity cards - For introduction
60% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
50% Incentivise membership of press regulator
72% Increase Air Passenger Duty
72% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
50% Increase the state pension age
76% Increase VAT
50% Inheritance Tax
1% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
84% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
33% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
6% Labour's Terrorism laws - For
43% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
63% Localise Council Tax Support
64% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
62% Make it easier to trigger a new election for an MP
38% Mansion Tax
84% Mass Retention of Communications Data
50% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
50% Military Action against Daesh / ISIL
38% Minimum Wage
16% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
48% More powers for local councils
82% No detention without charge or trial
0% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
44% Nuclear power - For
63% Openness and Transparency - In Favour
100% Pension auto-enrolment - For
69% Police and Crime Commissioners
7% Post office - in favour of Government policy
93% Post office closures - against
50% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
84% Privatise Royal Mail
84% Promote Occupational Pensions
19% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
46% Protesting near Parliament - Restrict
50% Public Ownership of Railways
25% Rail Fares - Lower
50% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
2% Reduce capital gains tax
75% Reduce central funding for local government
50% Reduce max amount people may be charged for care
56% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
74% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
54% Reducing the number of MPs - for
86% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
36% Referendum on UK's EU membership -For -Pre 2016
50% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
50% Register of Lobbyists
17% Regulate letting agent fees
50% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
80% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
33% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
50% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
72% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
62% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
42% Right to strike
71% Role of MPs in the House of Commons - Strengthen
61% Same Sex Marriage - for
42% Schools - Greater Autonomy
50% Sell England's Public Forests
61% Smoking ban - In favour
50% State control of bus services
51% Stop climate change
53% Support current and former armed service members
42% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
50% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
50% Termination of pregnancy - against
33% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
92% Trade Unions - Restrict
46% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
50% Transparency of Parliament
17% Trident replacement - In favour
0% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
90% University education fees - Should be free
1% University Tuition Fees - For
50% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
98% Voting age - Reduce to 16
98% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
60% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices
50% Woman's pension age increase - slow transition

Possible Friends (more...)

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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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