Voting Record — Alasdair McDonnell MP, Belfast South (11402)

Alasdair McDonnell

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

FromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
8 May 2015 3 May 2017 SDLP 2 votes out of 180, 1.1% 180 votes out of 467, 38.5% 0 times
6 May 2010 30 Mar 2015 SDLP 3 votes out of 311, 1.0% 311 votes out of 1239, 25.1% 0 times
5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 SDLP 0 votes out of 269, 0.0% 269 votes out of 1288, 20.9% 1 time

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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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HouseDateSubjectAlasdair McDonnellSDLP VoteRôle
3 May 2017Stopped being Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee
Commons8 Feb 2017Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (CETA) Between the European Union and Canada Majorityno Rebel
Commons30 Nov 2016Iraq War — Investigation into Contrasts Between Public Statements and Private Policy Majorityaye Rebel
6 Jul 2015Became Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee
HouseDateSubjectAlasdair McDonnellSDLP VoteRôle
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Shadow SDLP Spokesperson (Health),
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Shadow SDLP Spokesperson (Culture, Media and Sport),
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Shadow SDLP Spokesperson (Business, Innoviation and Skills),
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Shadow SDLP Chief Whip,
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Leader of the Social Democratic & Labour Party,
Commons11 Jul 2012Sitting Times of the House of Commons on Tuesdays minorityaye Rebel
Commons11 Jul 2012House of Commons Sitting Start Time on Tuesdays minorityno Rebel
15 Nov 2011Became Leader of the Social Democratic & Labour Party,
Commons19 Oct 2011House of Commons Recess Dates — Winter 2011-12 Majorityunknown Unknown
Commons13 Jul 2011Fixed Term Parliaments Bill — Clause 1 — Both Houses of Parliament to Approve General Election Date minorityaye Rebel
26 Jul 2010Became Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee
6 May 2010Stopped being Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee
6 May 2010Became Shadow SDLP Chief Whip,
6 May 2010Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Northern Ireland),
6 May 2010Stopped being Shadow Minister (Europe),
1 May 2010Became Shadow SDLP Spokesperson (Culture, Media and Sport),
HouseDateSubjectAlasdair McDonnellSDLP VoteRôle
Commons14 Jul 2009Borders, Citizenship and Immigration Bill — New Clause 3 — Right of Gurkhas to Live in the UK minorityunknown Unknown
5 Jun 2009Became Shadow SDLP Spokesperson (Business, Innoviation and Skills),
5 Jun 2009Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills),
Commons22 Oct 2008Political Parties and Elections Bill — To carry-over to next session Majorityunknown Unknown
1 Jul 2008Became Shadow Spokesperson (Northern Ireland),
1 Jul 2008Became Shadow Minister (Europe),
1 Jul 2008Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Education),
1 Jul 2007Became Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills),
1 Jul 2007Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Work and Pensions),
1 Jul 2007Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Treasury),
Commons27 Apr 2006Northern Ireland Bill — Schedule 1 — The Assembly tellayeaye Teller
12 Jul 2005Became Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee
1 Jul 2005Became Shadow Spokesperson (Work and Pensions),
1 Jul 2005Became Shadow Spokesperson (Treasury),
1 Jul 2005Became Shadow Spokesperson (Education),
1 Jul 2005Became Shadow SDLP 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.

92% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
37% Academy Schools - for
67% Action to prevent domestic violence and abuse
80% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
36% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
65% Apprenticeships
0% Assisted Dying
38% Asylum System - More strict
50% Balance the Budget Without Borrowing
62% Bankers' Bonus Tax
100% Brexit veto for Scotland, Wales and NI
89% Business and community control of schools: For
20% Cap or Reduce Public Sector Redundancy Payments
50% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
50% Closed Material Proceedure
37% Coalition Programme for Government - For
50% Control Orders
50% Crossrail - In favour
25% Cull Badgers
50% Delegate more powers to government ministers
50% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
25% Deprivation of Citizenship - Easier to Do
58% Do more to help refugees inclding children
14% Easier access to abortion
40% Employee Shareholder Status
31% Encourage and incentivise saving
50% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
63% Energy Prices - More Affordable
0% English Votes on English Laws etc.
50% Environmental water quality
21% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
67% European Union Integration - For
28% Excess Bedroom Benefit Reduction - Social Tenants
19% Extend Right to Buy to Housing Associations
25% Fixed Term Parliaments
94% For the UK to Remain a Member of the EU
62% Fully Elected House of Lords
60% Further devolution to Scotland
50% Further devolution to Wales
62% Gambling - Against permissiveness
29% GP Commissioning in the NHS
50% Heathrow Third Runway - In Favour
70% Higher Benefits for Ill and Disabled
30% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
55% Higher taxes on banks
0% Higher taxes on sugary drinks
50% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
55% Homosexuality - Equal rights
42% HS2 - In Favour
45% Human Rights and Equality
32% Identity cards - For introduction
50% In Favour of Mass Surveillance
50% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
50% Incentivise membership of press regulator
28% Increase Air Passenger Duty
30% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
50% Increase the state pension age
42% Increase VAT
75% Inheritance Tax
52% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
56% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
34% Labour's Terrorism laws - For
79% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
38% Localise Council Tax Support
47% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
40% Make High Earners Pay Market Rent for Council Home
60% Make it easier to trigger a new election for an MP
75% Mansion Tax
23% Mass Retention of Communications Data
45% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
100% Member trustees on pension boards
36% Merge Police and Fire under Police & Crime Cmmr
0% Military Action against Daesh / ISIL
56% Minimum Wage
31% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
50% More funds for social care
53% More powers for local councils
69% No detention without charge or trial
71% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
50% Nuclear power - For
53% Openness and Transparency - In Favour
50% Pension auto-enrolment - For
40% Phase out of Tenancies for Life
48% Police and Crime Commissioners
50% Post office - in favour of Government policy
50% Post office closures - against
50% Preserve Environmental Protection on EU Withdrawal
75% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
47% Privatise Royal Mail
50% Promote Occupational Pensions
82% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
83% Public Ownership of Railways
87% Rail Fares - Lower
14% Reduce capital gains tax
42% Reduce central funding for local government
50% Reduce max amount people may be charged for care
28% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
31% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
32% Reducing the number of MPs - for
50% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
42% Referendum on UK's EU membership -For -Pre 2016
13% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
50% Register of Lobbyists
83% Regulate letting agent fees
38% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
66% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
50% Replace Higher Education Grants with Loans
50% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
18% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
48% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
75% Retain funds from council house sales locally
36% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
89% Right for EU Citizens in the UK to Stay
58% Right to strike
50% Role of MPs in the House of Commons - Strengthen
60% Same Sex Marriage - for
53% Schools - Greater Autonomy
50% Sell England's Public Forests
82% Smoking ban - In favour
75% State control of bus services
60% Stop climate change
50% Support current and former armed service members
55% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
100% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
75% Termination of pregnancy - against
50% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
37% Tougher on illegal immigration
20% Trade Unions - Restrict
50% Transparency of Parliament
36% Trident replacement - In favour
0% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
2% University Tuition Fees - For
19% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
67% Voting age - Reduce to 16
50% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
80% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices
50% Woman's pension age increase - slow transition

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