Voting Record — David Cairns MP, Greenock and Inverclyde (10775)

David Cairns

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

ConstituencyFromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
Inverclyde 6 May 2010 9 May 2011 Lab 0 votes out of 128, 0.0% 128 votes out of 268, 47.8% 0 times
Inverclyde 5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Lab 6 votes out of 1026, 0.6% 1026 votes out of 1288, 79.7% 0 times
Greenock and Inverclyde 7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 6 votes out of 1043, 0.6% 1043 votes out of 1246, 83.7% 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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HouseDateSubjectDavid CairnsLab VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller
HouseDateSubjectDavid CairnsLab VoteRôle
Commons30 Apr 2009MPs' expenses — Staff to be employees of Parliament minorityaye Rebel
Commons30 Apr 2009MPs' expenses — outer-London MPs can no longer claim second home minorityaye Rebel
Commons12 Nov 2008Modernisation of the House of Commons (Standing Orders) Majorityno Rebel
17 Sep 2008Stopped being Minister of State, Scotland Office
28 Jun 2007Became Minister of State, Scotland Office
28 Jun 2007Stopped being Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Scotland Office
9 May 2007Became Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Scotland Office
9 May 2007Stopped being Parliamentary Under-Secretary (also Scotland Office), Scotland Office
9 May 2007Stopped being Parliamentary Under-Secretary (also Scotland Office), Northern Ireland Office
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 7 (100 per Cent. Elected) minorityaye Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Support for bicameral Parliament minorityaye Rebel
10 May 2006Became Parliamentary Under-Secretary (also Scotland Office), Scotland Office
10 May 2006Stopped being Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Scotland Office
10 May 2006Became Parliamentary Under-Secretary (also Scotland Office), Northern Ireland Office
17 May 2005Became Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Scotland Office
16 May 2005Stopped being Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Scotland Office
13 May 2005Became Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Scotland Office
HouseDateSubjectDavid CairnsLab VoteRôle
11 Apr 2005Stopped being PPS (Malcolm Wicks, Minister of State), Department for Work and Pensions
11 Apr 2005Stopped being Member, Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee)
Commons26 Jan 2005Modernisation of the House of Commons minorityno Rebel
11 Jun 2004Stopped being Member, Draft Civil Contingencies Bill (Joint Committee)
28 May 2004Became Member, Draft Civil Contingencies Bill (Joint Committee)
28 May 2004Became Member, Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee)
13 May 2004Became PPS (Malcolm Wicks, Minister of State), Department for Work and Pensions
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — House of Lords to be abolished — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons14 May 2002Modernisation of the House of Commons — SELECT COMMITTEES (No. 1) Majorityaye Rebel
Commons23 Jan 2002Identity Card Majorityaye Rebel
Commons5 Jul 2001Members' Pay (Expression of Opinion) minorityno Rebel

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
41% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
50% Apprenticeships
0% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
95% Delegate more powers to government ministers
7% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
25% Excess Bedroom Benefit Reduction - Social Tenants
32% Fixed Term Parliaments
58% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
75% Homosexuality - Equal rights
67% Human Rights and Equality
97% Identity cards - For introduction
99% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
52% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
100% Mass Retention of Communications Data
75% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
47% More powers for local councils
27% No detention without charge or trial
50% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
13% Police and Crime Commissioners
34% Privatise Royal Mail
1% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
0% Reduce central funding for local government
75% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
5% Role of MPs in the House of Commons - Strengthen
0% Same Sex Marriage - for
0% Sell England's Public Forests
72% Smoking ban - In favour
98% Stronger Military Covenant
100% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
92% Trade Union Regulation
8% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
100% Trident replacement - In favour
0% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
73% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas

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
99.2% Robert JacksonWantagewhilst Lab
97.8% Geoff HoonAshfieldLab
97.7% Siobhain McDonaghMitcham and MordenLab
97.7%Mrs Helen LiddellAirdrie and ShottsLab
97.5% Andrew SmithOxford EastLab

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