Voting Record — Lord Darling of Roulanish (10153)

Lord Darling of Roulanish

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 28 Jul 2020 Lab 0 votes out of 67, 0.0% 67 votes out of 324, 20.7% 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 Lord's vote differed from the majority vote of their party (Rebel), or in which this Lord was a teller (Teller), or both (Rebel Teller).

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HouseDateSubjectLord Darling of RoulanishLab VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller
4 Mar 2020Stopped being Member, Economic Affairs Committee
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.

11% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
8% Academy Schools - for
91% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
50% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
50% Apprenticeships
50% Assisted Dying
71% Asylum System - More strict
50% Ban fox hunting
83% Bankers' Bonus Tax
76% Business and community control of schools: For
0% Cap or Reduce Public Sector Redundancy Payments
50% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
50% Closed Material Proceedure
30% Coalition Programme for Government - For
94% Control Orders
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
100% Crossrail - In favour
25% Cull Badgers
65% Delegate more powers to government ministers
75% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
50% Deprivation of Citizenship - Easier to Do
92% Easier access to abortion
40% Employee Shareholder Status
0% Encourage and incentivise saving
0% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
82% Energy Prices - More Affordable
100% Environmental water quality
6% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
64% European Union Integration - 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
54% Further devolution to Scotland
55% Further devolution to Wales
46% Gambling - Against permissiveness
0% GP Commissioning in the NHS
75% Heathrow Third Runway - In Favour
93% Higher Benefits for Ill and Disabled
47% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
36% Higher taxes on banks
0% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
87% Homosexuality - Equal rights
50% HS2 - In Favour
56% Human Rights and Equality
96% Identity cards - For introduction
50% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
50% Incentivise membership of press regulator
39% Increase Air Passenger Duty
28% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
0% Increase the state pension age
21% Increase VAT
0% Inheritance Tax
99% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
13% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
89% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
94% Labour's Terrorism laws - For
93% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
13% Localise Council Tax Support
53% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
50% Make it easier to trigger a new election for an MP
88% Mansion Tax
50% Mass Retention of Communications Data
41% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
100% Military Action against Daesh / ISIL
73% Minimum Wage
99% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
65% More powers for local councils
22% No detention without charge or trial
58% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
57% Nuclear power - For
42% Openness and Transparency - In Favour
42% Pension auto-enrolment - For
34% Police and Crime Commissioners
96% Post office - in favour of Government policy
4% Post office closures - against
100% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
0% Privatise Royal Mail
16% Promote Occupational Pensions
56% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
79% Protesting near Parliament - Restrict
100% Public Ownership of Railways
76% Rail Fares - Lower
50% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
42% Reduce capital gains tax
25% Reduce central funding for local government
0% Reduce max amount people may be charged for care
17% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
26% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
27% Reducing the number of MPs - for
15% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
31% Referendum on UK's EU membership -For -Pre 2016
25% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
29% Register of Lobbyists
83% Regulate letting agent fees
50% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
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
35% Role of MPs in the House of Commons - Strengthen
96% Same Sex Marriage - for
28% Schools - Greater Autonomy
0% Sell England's Public Forests
66% Smoking ban - In favour
50% State control of bus services
46% Stop climate change
66% Support current and former armed service members
56% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
100% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
2% Termination of pregnancy - against
0% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
50% Trade Unions - Restrict
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
8% University education fees - Should be free
61% University Tuition Fees - For
84% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
50% Voting age - Reduce to 16
42% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
80% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices
100% Woman's pension age increase - slow transition

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