Voting Record — Alex Salmond MP, Banff and Buchan (10525)

Alex Salmond

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

ConstituencyFromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
Gordon 8 May 2015 3 May 2017 SNP 0 votes out of 208, 0.0% 208 votes out of 467, 44.5% 0 times
Aberdeenshire East 6 May 2011 23 Mar 2016 SNP votes out of votes out of n/a
Gordon 3 May 2007 23 Mar 2011 SNP 0 votes out of 532, 0.0% 532 votes out of 606, 87.8% n/a
Banff and Buchan 5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 SNP 1 vote out of 187, 0.5% 187 votes out of 1288, 14.5% 0 times
Banff and Buchan 7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 SNP 3 votes out of 474, 0.6% 474 votes out of 1246, 38.0% 0 times
Banff and Buchan 6 May 1999 14 May 2001 SNP 1 vote out of 360, 0.3% 360 votes out of 510, 70.6% n/a
Banff and Buchan 1 May 1997 14 May 2001 SNP 0 votes out of 205, 0.0% 205 votes out of 1273, 16.1% 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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HouseDateSubjectAlex SalmondSNP VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller
3 May 2017Stopped being Shadow SNP Westminster Group Leader (International Affairs and Europe),
HouseDateSubjectAlex SalmondSNP VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller
13 May 2015Became Shadow SNP Westminster Group Leader (International Affairs and Europe),
19 Nov 2014Stopped being First Minister of Scotland,
13 Nov 2014Stopped being Leader, Scottish National Party,
HouseDateSubjectAlex SalmondSNP VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller
HouseDateSubjectAlex SalmondSNP VoteRôle
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Change abortion limit from 24 weeks to 22 weeks — rejected minorityunknown Unknown
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Change abortion limit from 24 weeks to 20 weeks — rejected minorityunknown Unknown
29 Aug 2007Stopped being Parliamentary Leader (Westminster),
16 May 2007Became First Minister of Scotland,
2 Aug 2006Became Parliamentary Leader (Westminster),
2 Aug 2006Stopped being Parliamentary Leader,
Commons5 Jul 2006Deferred Divisions — Clause 106 — Conditions for company Majorityaye Rebel
16 Jan 2006Became Parliamentary Leader,
16 Jan 2006Stopped being Spokesperson (Constitutional Affairs; Treasury),
16 Jan 2006Stopped being Parliamentary Leader (Westminster),
HouseDateSubjectAlex SalmondSNP VoteRôle
Commons30 Nov 2004Health and Education Majorityaye Rebel
Commons20 Oct 2004Clause 1 — Pension and compensation schemes: armed and reserve forces Majorityno Rebel
3 Sep 2004Became Leader, Scottish National Party,
19 Jan 2004Became Spokesperson (Constitutional Affairs; Treasury),
19 Jan 2004Became Parliamentary Leader (Westminster),
Commons14 Jan 2004Employment Relations Bill Majorityno Rebel
HouseDateSubjectAlex SalmondSNP VoteRôle
Scotland29 Mar 2000Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3 — Section 47 — Medical treatment where guardian etc has been appointed Majorityaye Rebel
HouseDateSubjectAlex SalmondSNP VoteRôle
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker minorityunknown Unknown
Commons23 Oct 2000Election of Speaker Majorityunknown Unknown
26 Sep 2000Stopped being Leader, Scottish National Party,
Commons10 Dec 1997Social Security Bill tellayeaye Teller
22 Sep 1990Became Leader, Scottish National Party,
22 Sep 1990Stopped being Deputy Leader, Scottish National Party,
26 Sep 1987Became Deputy Leader, Scottish National Party,

Policy Comparisons

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

53% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
23% Academy Schools - for
17% Action to prevent domestic violence and abuse
50% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
50% Apprenticeships
25% Assisted Dying
14% Asylum System - More strict
1% Balance the Budget Without Borrowing
50% Ban fox hunting
100% Brexit veto for Scotland, Wales and NI
50% Business and community control of schools: For
50% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
16% Control Orders
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
50% Crossrail - In favour
18% Delegate more powers to government ministers
50% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
98% Do more to help refugees inclding children
50% Easier access to abortion
23% Encourage and incentivise saving
2% English Votes on English Laws etc.
0% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
70% European Union Integration - For
50% Extend Right to Buy to Housing Associations
100% For the UK to Remain a Member of the EU
20% Foundation hospitals - In favour
50% Fox hunting - Ban
50% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
63% Fully Elected House of Lords
97% Further devolution to Scotland
50% Further devolution to Wales
52% Gambling - Against permissiveness
50% Heathrow Third Runway - In Favour
94% Higher Benefits for Ill and Disabled
25% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
100% Higher taxes on banks
50% Higher taxes on sugary drinks
50% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
72% Homosexuality - Equal rights
50% HS2 - In Favour
55% Human Rights and Equality
0% Identity cards - For introduction
17% In Favour of Mass Surveillance
75% Incentivise membership of press regulator
7% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
72% Increase VAT
100% Inheritance Tax
0% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
92% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
15% Labour's Terrorism laws - For
50% Make High Earners Pay Market Rent for Council Home
17% Mass Retention of Communications Data
70% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
50% Member trustees on pension boards
50% Merge Police and Fire under Police & Crime Cmmr
0% Military Action against Daesh / ISIL
25% Minimum Wage
50% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
50% More funds for social care
50% More powers for local councils
99% No detention without charge or trial
100% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
0% Nuclear power - For
50% Openness and Transparency - In Favour
50% Pension auto-enrolment - For
50% Phase out of Tenancies for Life
40% Post office - in favour of Government policy
60% Post office closures - against
100% Preserve Environmental Protection on EU Withdrawal
50% Privatise Royal Mail
58% Promote Occupational Pensions
74% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
2% Protesting near Parliament - Restrict
50% Public Ownership of Railways
50% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
25% Reduce capital gains tax
50% Reduce central funding for local government
17% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
17% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
0% Reducing the number of MPs - for
12% Referendum on UK's EU membership -For -Pre 2016
0% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
69% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
17% Replace Higher Education Grants with Loans
50% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
50% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
50% Retain funds from council house sales locally
96% Right for EU Citizens in the UK to Stay
92% Right to strike
75% Role of MPs in the House of Commons - Strengthen
100% Same Sex Marriage - for
50% Schools - Greater Autonomy
50% Smoking ban - In favour
50% State control of bus services
65% Stop climate change
50% Support current and former armed service members
50% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
50% Termination of pregnancy - against
67% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
6% Tougher on illegal immigration
30% Trade Unions - Restrict
1% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
50% Transparency of Parliament
17% Trident replacement - In favour
92% University education fees - Should be free
2% University Tuition Fees - For
5% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
68% Voting age - Reduce to 16
98% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
100% Woman's pension age increase - slow transition

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