Voting Record — Alistair Darling MP, Edinburgh Central (10153)

Alistair Darling is currently Member, Economic Affairs Committee

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

ConstituencyFromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
House of Lords 10 Dec 2015 still in office Lab 0 votes out of 45, 0.0% 45 votes out of 211, 21.3% 0 times
Edinburgh South West 6 May 2010 30 Mar 2015 Lab 0 votes out of 537, 0.0% 537 votes out of 1239, 43.3% 0 times
Edinburgh South West 5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Lab 4 votes out of 541, 0.7% 541 votes out of 1288, 42.0% 0 times
Edinburgh Central 7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 2 votes out of 639, 0.3% 639 votes out of 1246, 51.3% 0 times
Edinburgh Central 1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Lab 1 vote out of 734, 0.1% 734 votes out of 1273, 57.7% 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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HouseDateSubjectLord Darling of RoulanishLab VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller
25 May 2016Became Member, Economic Affairs Committee
HouseDateSubjectAlistair DarlingLab VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller
8 Oct 2010Stopped being Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer,
12 May 2010Became Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer,
6 May 2010Stopped being The Chancellor of the Exchequer,
HouseDateSubjectAlistair DarlingLab VoteRôle
28 Jun 2007Became The Chancellor of the Exchequer,
28 Jun 2007Stopped being Secretary of State for Trade and Industry,
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 6 (80 per Cent. Elected) Majorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 5 (60 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 4 (50 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
5 May 2006Became Secretary of State for Trade and Industry,
5 May 2006Stopped being The Secretary of State for Transport,
5 May 2006Stopped being The Secretary of State for Scotland,
Commons14 Mar 2006Animal Welfare Bill — New Clause "8" — Docking of dogs' tails — Working dogs Majorityaye Rebel
HouseDateSubjectAlistair DarlingLab VoteRôle
Commons18 Nov 2004Hunting Bill minorityno Rebel
12 Jun 2003Became The Secretary of State for Scotland,
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected minorityno Rebel
29 May 2002Became The Secretary of State for Transport,
29 May 2002Stopped being The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions,
8 Jun 2001Became The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions,
8 Jun 2001Stopped being Secretary of State for Social Security,
HouseDateSubjectAlistair DarlingLab VoteRôle
Commons7 Nov 2000Programming of Bills - I. Programme orders: supplementary provisions Majorityaye Rebel
27 Jul 1998Became Secretary of State for Social Security,
27 Jul 1998Stopped being The Chief Secretary to the Treasury,
3 May 1997Became The Chief Secretary to the Treasury,
1 May 1997Stopped being Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury,
1 Jul 1996Became Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury,
1 Jul 1996Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Treasury),
11 Apr 1992Became Shadow Spokesperson (Treasury),
9 Apr 1992Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Home Affairs),
1 Jul 1988Became Shadow Spokesperson (Home Affairs),

Policy Comparisons

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

AgreementPolicy
8% Academy Schools - for
50% Assisted Dying
68% Asylum System - More strict
50% Ban fox hunting
83% Bankers' Bonus Tax
76% Business and community control of schools: For
0% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
50% Closed Material Proceedure
100% Crossrail - In favour
40% Employee Shareholder Status
82% Energy Prices - More Affordable
6% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
64% European Union - For
12% Excess Bedroom Benefit Reduction - Social Tenants
40% Fixed Term Parliaments
100% Foundation hospitals - In favour
50% Fox hunting - Ban
10% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
83% Fully Elected House of Lords
55% Further devolution to Wales
46% Gambling - Against permissiveness
0% GP Commissioning in the NHS
47% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
36% Higher taxes on banks
87% Homosexuality - Equal rights
50% HS2 - In Favour
60% Human Rights and Equality
50% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
39% Increase Air Passenger Duty
28% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
99% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
13% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
89% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
93% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
88% Mansion Tax
50% Mass Retention of Communications Data
41% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
100% Military Action against Daesh / ISIL
99% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
73% Minumum Wage
93% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
65% More powers for local councils
58% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
34% Police and Crime Commissioners
4% Post office closures - against
100% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
56% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
100% Public Ownership of Railways
76% Rail Fares - Lower
25% Reduce central funding for local government
17% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
26% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
27% Reducing the number of MPs - for
31% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
87% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
83% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
9% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
21% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
24% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
50% Right to strike
96% Same Sex Marriage - for
28% Schools - Greater Autonomy
0% Sell England's Public Forests
62% Shift Powers from MPs in the Commons to Ministers
66% Smoking ban - In favour
46% Stop climate change
66% Stronger Military Covenant
56% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
94% Terrorism laws - For
0% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
50% Trade Union Regulation
8% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
58% Transparency of Parliament
83% Trident replacement - In favour
0% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
61% University Tuition Fees - For
84% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
50% Voting age - Reduce to 16
80% 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
92.2%Mr Brian WilsonCunninghame NorthLab
91.1% Jack StrawBlackburnLab
90.6% Tessa JowellDulwich and West NorwoodLab
89.9% Geoff HoonAshfieldLab
89.8% Patricia HewittLeicester WestLab

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