Voting Record — Mark Durkan MP, Foyle (11589)

Mark Durkan

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

FromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
8 May 2015 3 May 2017 SDLP 0 votes out of 367, 0.0% 367 votes out of 467, 78.6% 2 times
6 May 2010 30 Mar 2015 SDLP 0 votes out of 831, 0.0% 831 votes out of 1239, 67.1% 1 time
5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 SDLP 2 votes out of 374, 0.5% 374 votes out of 1288, 29.0% 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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HouseDateSubjectMark DurkanSDLP VoteRôle
3 May 2017Stopped being Member, Committee on the Future Relationship with the European Union
Commons19 Apr 2017Early Parliamentary General Election tellnono Teller
Commons17 Nov 2016Employment and Support Allowance and Universal Credit — Postpone Cuts Majorityunknown Unknown
7 Nov 2016Became Member, Committee on the Future Relationship with the European Union
Commons15 Mar 2016Investigatory Powers Bill — Second Reading — Mass Surveillance tellnono Teller
HouseDateSubjectMark DurkanSDLP VoteRôle
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Shadow SDLP Spokesperson (Work and Pensions),
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Shadow SDLP Spokesperson (Treasury),
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Shadow SDLP Spokesperson (Justice),
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Shadow SDLP Spokesperson (International Development),
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Shadow SDLP Spokesperson (Home Affairs),
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Shadow SDLP Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs),
Commons6 May 2014Wales Bill — New Clause 1 — Consider Basing Welsh Public Funding on Need tellayeaye Teller
Commons19 Oct 2011House of Commons Recess Dates — Winter 2011-12 minorityunknown Unknown
1 Jun 2011Became Shadow SDLP Spokesperson (Work and Pensions),
1 Jun 2011Became Shadow SDLP Spokesperson (International Development),
30 Jun 2010Stopped being Shadow Minister (Treasury),
1 Jun 2010Became Shadow SDLP Spokesperson (Treasury),
1 Jun 2010Became Shadow SDLP Spokesperson (Justice),
1 Jun 2010Became Shadow SDLP Spokesperson (Home Affairs),
1 Jun 2010Became Shadow SDLP Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs),
1 Jun 2010Became Shadow Minister (Treasury),
6 May 2010Stopped being Leader of the Social Democratic & Labour Party,
HouseDateSubjectMark DurkanSDLP VoteRôle
Commons16 Mar 2010Opposition Day — [6(th) Allotted Day] — Higher Education Majorityunknown Unknown
Commons4 Mar 2010Deferred Divisions — Social Security minorityaye Rebel
Commons1 Jul 2009Deferred Divisions — Adjournment (summer) minorityaye Rebel
Commons15 May 2007Armed Conflict — Parliamentary Approval Majorityunknown Unknown
14 Oct 2002Stopped being Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland,
6 Nov 2001Became Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland,
1 Oct 2001Became Leader of the Social Democratic & Labour Party,

Policy Comparisons

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

94% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
13% Academy Schools - for
67% Action to prevent domestic violence
100% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
0% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
65% Apprenticeships
0% Assisted Dying
13% Asylum System - More strict
23% Balance the Budget Without Borrowing
73% Bankers' Bonus Tax
100% Brexit veto for Scotland, Wales and NI
46% Business and community control of schools: For
0% Cap or Reduce Public Sector Redundancy Payments
50% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
8% Closed Material Proceedure
31% Coalition Programme for Government - For
50% Control Orders
50% Crossrail - In favour
25% Cull Badgers
56% Delegate more powers to government ministers
50% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
100% Do more to help refugees inclding children
0% Employee Shareholder Status
0% Encourage and incentivise saving
0% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
89% Energy Prices - More Affordable
0% English Votes on English Laws etc.
11% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
79% European Union Integration - For
19% Excess Bedroom Benefit Reduction - Social Tenants
19% Extend Right to Buy to Housing Associations
50% Fixed Term Parliaments
94% For the UK to Remain a Member of the EU
71% Fully Elected House of Lords
82% Further devolution to Scotland
81% Further devolution to Wales
78% Gambling - Against permissiveness
21% GP Commissioning in the NHS
30% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
55% Higher taxes on banks
0% Higher taxes on sugary drinks
50% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
67% Homosexuality - Equal rights
33% HS2 - In Favour
72% Human Rights and Equality
37% Identity cards - For introduction
0% In Favour of Mass Surveillance
70% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
100% Incentivise membership of press regulator
6% Increase Air Passenger Duty
6% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
21% Increase VAT
83% Inheritance Tax
76% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
78% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
34% Labour's Terrorism laws - For
86% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
13% Localise Council Tax Support
50% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
40% Make High Earners Pay Market Rent for Council Home
90% Make it easier to trigger a new election for an MP
100% Mansion Tax
8% Mass Retention of Communications Data
40% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
100% Member trustees on pension boards
0% Merge Police and Fire under Police & Crime Cmmr
0% Military Action against Daesh / ISIL
16% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
73% Minumum Wage
100% More funds for social care
93% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
71% More powers for local councils
100% No detention without charge or trial
57% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
42% Nuclear power - For
61% Openness and Transparency - In Favour
50% Pension auto-enrolment - For
30% Phase out of Tenancies for Life
24% Police and Crime Commissioners
78% Post office - in favour of Government policy
22% Post office closures - against
100% Preserve Environmental Protection on EU Withdrawal
100% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
16% Privatise Royal Mail
31% Promote Occupational Pensions
100% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
83% Public Ownership of Railways
100% Rail Fares - Lower
14% Reduce capital gains tax
42% Reduce central funding for local government
7% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
8% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
41% Reducing the number of MPs - for
50% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
28% Referendum on UK's EU membership -For -Pre 2016
50% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
29% Register of Lobbyists
99% Regulate letting agent fees
50% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
78% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
0% Replace Higher Education Grants with Loans
75% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
0% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
32% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
75% Retain funds from council house sales locally
25% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
100% Right for EU Citizens in the UK to Stay
64% Right to strike
57% Role of MPs in the House of Commons - Strengthen
90% Same Sex Marriage - for
27% Schools - Greater Autonomy
0% Sell England's Public Forests
100% Smoking ban - In favour
99% State control of bus services
72% Stop climate change
50% Stronger Military Covenant
30% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
100% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
100% Termination of pregnancy - against
33% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
0% Tougher on illegal immigration
0% Trade Union Regulation
50% Transparency of Parliament
7% Trident replacement - In favour
0% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
0% University Tuition Fees - For
9% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
92% Voting age - Reduce to 16
0% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
100% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices
92% Woman's pension age increase - slow transition

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