Voting Record — Douglas Alexander MP, Paisley South (10661)

Douglas Alexander

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

ConstituencyFromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
Paisley and Renfrewshire South 6 May 2010 30 Mar 2015 Lab 0 votes out of 715, 0.0% 715 votes out of 1239, 57.7% 0 times
Paisley and Renfrewshire South 5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Lab 3 votes out of 775, 0.4% 775 votes out of 1288, 60.2% 0 times
Paisley South 7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 3 votes out of 726, 0.4% 726 votes out of 1246, 58.3% 0 times
Paisley South 6 Nov 1997 14 May 2001 Lab 0 votes out of 697, 0.0% 697 votes out of 1190, 58.6% 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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HouseDateSubjectDouglas AlexanderLab VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Shadow Foreign Secretary,
20 Jan 2011Became Shadow Foreign Secretary,
20 Jan 2011Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions,
8 Oct 2010Became Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions,
8 Oct 2010Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for International Development,
12 May 2010Became Shadow Secretary of State for International Development,
6 May 2010Stopped being The Secretary of State for International Development,
HouseDateSubjectDouglas AlexanderLab VoteRôle
28 Jun 2007Became The Secretary of State for International Development,
28 Jun 2007Stopped being The Secretary of State for Transport,
28 Jun 2007Stopped being The Secretary of State for Scotland,
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 The Secretary of State for Transport,
5 May 2006Became The Secretary of State for Scotland,
5 May 2006Stopped being Minister of State (Europe),
10 May 2005Became Minister of State (Europe),
10 May 2005Stopped being Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (Trade) (also Department of Trade and Industry),
10 May 2005Stopped being Minister of State (Department of Trade and Industry) (Trade) (also Foreign and Commonwealth Office),
HouseDateSubjectDouglas AlexanderLab VoteRôle
9 Sep 2004Became Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (Trade) (also Department of Trade and Industry),
9 Sep 2004Became Minister of State (Department of Trade and Industry) (Trade) (also Foreign and Commonwealth Office),
9 Sep 2004Stopped being Minister of State (Cabinet Office) and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster,
13 Jun 2003Became Minister of State (Cabinet Office) and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster,
13 Jun 2003Stopped being Minister of State (Cabinet Office),
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 6 (60 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 4 (80 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 2 (100 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
30 May 2002Became Minister of State (Cabinet Office),
29 May 2002Stopped being Minister of State (e-Commerce & Competitiveness),
11 Jun 2001Became Minister of State (e-Commerce & Competitiveness),
HouseDateSubjectDouglas AlexanderLab VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller

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
84% Asylum System - More strict
81% Business and community control of schools: For
0% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
0% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
32% Closed Material Proceedure
19% Coalition Programme for Government - For
99% Control Orders
100% Corporal punishment of children - Against
100% Crossrail - In favour
25% Cull Badgers
65% Delegate more powers to government ministers
50% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
30% Employee Shareholder Status
0% Encourage and incentivise saving
0% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
94% Energy Prices - More Affordable
6% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
78% European Union Integration - For
19% Excess Bedroom Benefit Reduction - Social Tenants
52% Fixed Term Parliaments
100% Foundation hospitals - In favour
100% Fox hunting - Ban
12% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
100% Fully Elected House of Lords
0% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
86% Homosexuality - Equal rights
50% Make it easier to trigger a new election for an MP
95% Nuclear power - For
56% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
50% Public Ownership of Railways
98% Reduce capital gains tax
18% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
12% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
100% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
48% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
83% Trident replacement - In favour
0% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
100% 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
97.0% Gordon BrownDunfermline EastLab
95.5%Mr Paul DaisleyBrent EastLab
94.1% Robert JacksonWantagewhilst Lab
93.0% Tessa JowellDulwich and West NorwoodLab
93.0% Tony BlairSedgefieldLab

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