Voting Record — Jo Swinson MP, East Dunbartonshire (11971)

Jo Swinson

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

FromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
9 Jun 2017 6 Nov 2019 LDem 0 votes out of 266, 0.0% 266 votes out of 463, 57.5% 1 time
6 May 2010 30 Mar 2015 LDem 1 vote out of 869, 0.1% 869 votes out of 1239, 70.1% 0 times
5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 LDem 7 votes out of 882, 0.8% 882 votes out of 1288, 68.5% 7 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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HouseDateSubjectJo SwinsonLDem VoteRôle
Commons18 Nov 2014Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill — New Clause 2 — Pubs Code: Market Rent Only Option for Tenants of Large Pub-Owning Businesses minorityaye Rebel
30 Jun 2014Became The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills,
30 Jun 2014Became Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (Department for Education) (Women and Equalities) ,
20 Dec 2013Stopped being The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Women and Equalities,
20 Dec 2013Stopped being The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills,
6 Sep 2012Became The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Women and Equalities,
6 Sep 2012Became The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills,
6 May 2010Stopped being Member, Environmental Audit Committee
6 May 2010Stopped being Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Foreign Affairs),

Policy Comparisons

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

7% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
92% Academy Schools - for
0% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
50% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
50% Apprenticeships
0% Asylum System - More strict
16% Bankers' Bonus Tax
100% Brexit veto for Scotland, Wales and NI
19% Business and community control of schools: For
100% Cap or Reduce Public Sector Redundancy Payments
50% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
100% Closed Material Proceedure
77% Coalition Programme for Government - For
0% Control Orders
50% Crossrail - In favour
75% Cull Badgers
50% Decamp from Palace of Westminister During Works
21% Delegate more powers to government ministers
50% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
50% Deprivation of Citizenship - Easier to Do
50% Do more to help refugees inclding children
94% Easier access to abortion
100% Employee Shareholder Status
0% Employment rights
100% Encourage and incentivise saving
100% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
32% Energy Prices - More Affordable
100% Environmental water quality
88% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
73% European Union Integration - For
86% Excess Bedroom Benefit Reduction - Social Tenants
83% Fixed Term Parliaments
100% For the UK to Remain a Member of the EU
89% Fully Elected House of Lords
57% Further devolution to Northern Ireland
33% Further devolution to Scotland
48% Further devolution to Wales
40% Gambling - Against permissiveness
75% GP Commissioning in the NHS
17% Heathrow Third Runway - In Favour
0% Higher Benefits for Ill and Disabled
98% Higher Pay for Public Sector Workers
89% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
82% Higher taxes on banks
50% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
87% Homosexuality - Equal rights
57% HS2 - In Favour
73% Human Rights and Equality
0% Identity cards - For introduction
33% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
100% Incentivise membership of press regulator
85% Increase Air Passenger Duty
82% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
79% Increase the state pension age
94% Increase VAT
100% Inheritance Tax
95% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
6% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
6% Labour's Terrorism laws - For
7% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
100% Localise Council Tax Support
58% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
90% Make it easier to trigger a new election for an MP
13% Mansion Tax
84% Mass Retention of Communications Data
77% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
100% Military Action against Daesh / ISIL
30% Minimum Wage
15% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
100% More Emergency Service Workers
43% More powers for local councils
100% MPs decide if to approve a withdrawal agreeement
38% No detention without charge or trial
0% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
2% Nuclear power - For
67% Openness and Transparency - In Favour
58% Pension auto-enrolment - For
100% Police and Crime Commissioners
0% Post office - in favour of Government policy
100% Post office closures - against
84% Preserve Environmental Protection on EU Withdrawal
0% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
71% Privatise Royal Mail
83% Promote Occupational Pensions
38% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
50% Public Ownership of Railways
0% Rail Fares - Lower
50% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
17% Reduce capital gains tax
64% Reduce central funding for local government
50% Reduce max amount people may be charged for care
94% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
17% Reduce taxes on domestic property transactions
94% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
57% Reducing the number of MPs - for
100% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
100% Referendum on any EU withdrawal arrangements
39% Referendum on UK's EU membership -For -Pre 2016
83% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
83% Register of Lobbyists
41% Regulate letting agent fees
33% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
99% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
17% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
50% Require voters to show photo ID before voting
91% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
84% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
90% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
90% Right for EU Citizens in the UK to Stay
42% Right to strike
80% Role of MPs in the House of Commons - Strengthen
91% Same Sex Marriage - for
65% Schools - Greater Autonomy
100% Sell England's Public Forests
72% Smoking ban - In favour
50% State control of bus services
62% Stop climate change
1% Support current and former armed service members
44% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
12% Termination of pregnancy - against
33% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
92% Trade Unions - Restrict
84% Transparency of Parliament
17% Trident replacement - In favour
100% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
99% University Tuition Fees - For
79% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
100% Voting age - Reduce to 16
100% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
0% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices
30% Woman's pension age increase - slow transition

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