Voting Record — Michael Weir MP, Angus (11312)

Michael Weir

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 SNP 1 vote out of 316, 0.3% 316 votes out of 467, 67.7% 14 times
6 May 2010 30 Mar 2015 SNP 4 votes out of 643, 0.6% 643 votes out of 1239, 51.9% 19 times
5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 SNP 4 votes out of 652, 0.6% 652 votes out of 1288, 50.6% 6 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 SNP 2 votes out of 587, 0.3% 587 votes out of 1246, 47.1% 3 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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HouseDateSubjectMichael WeirSNP VoteRôle
3 May 2017Stopped being SNP Chief Whip,
Commons20 Mar 2017Draft Individual Savings Account (Amendment No.2) Regulations 2017 — Lifetime ISA Regulations tellnono Teller
Commons10 Jan 2017Commonwealth Development Corporation Bill — Funding Cap tellayeaye Teller
Commons1 Dec 2016Backbench Business — State Pension Age: Women — Consideration of Rate of Increase of State Pension Age for Women tellnono Teller
Commons21 Nov 2016Higher Education and Research Bill — Clause 95 — Secretary of State's Power to Give Directions Related to Research Funding tellayeaye Teller
Commons21 Nov 2016Higher Education and Research Bill — New Clause 11 — Post Study Work Visa Evaluation tellayeaye Teller
Commons17 Nov 2016Employment and Support Allowance and Universal Credit — Postpone Cuts tellayeaye Teller
Commons21 Oct 2016Sexual Offences (Pardons etc.) Bill — Curtail Debate and Decide on Second Reading tellayeaye Teller
Commons6 Sep 2016Finance Bill — New Clause 8 — Review of Changes to Tax on Dividend Income tellayeaye Teller
Commons20 Jul 2016Electoral Reform (Proportional Representation and Reduction of Voting Age) tellayeaye Teller
Commons6 Jun 2016Investigatory Powers Bill — Clause 203 — Protection of Disclosures to the Investigatory Powers Commissioner tellayeaye Teller
Commons6 Jun 2016Investigatory Powers Bill — Clause 194 — An Investigatory Powers Commission tellayeaye Teller
Commons25 Apr 2016Immigration Bill — Asylum Seekers: Permission to Work after Six Months tellnono Teller
Commons9 Mar 2016Immigration Health Charge for Youth Mobility Scheme Applicants and Nationals of Australia and New Zealand tellnono Teller
Commons7 Jan 2016Transitional Arrangements for those Negatively Affected by the Increase in the Female State Pension Age tellnoaye Rebel Teller
20 May 2015Became SNP Chief Whip,
20 May 2015Stopped being Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Business),
HouseDateSubjectMichael WeirSNP VoteRôle
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Member, Panel of Chairs
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Energy and Climate Change),
Commons23 Feb 2015Serious Crime Bill — New Clause 1 — Making Clear Sex-Selective Abortion is Illegal minorityunknown Unknown
Commons3 Feb 2015Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Mitochondrial Donation) Regulations 2015 minorityaye Rebel
Commons24 Jun 2014Wales Bill — Clause 19 — Welsh Ministers to Set Own Capital Expenditure Priorities tellayeaye Teller
Commons30 Apr 2014Wales Bill- Clause 11 — Referendum on Devolving Welsh Income Tax Rate Setting — Independent Setting of Each Rate tellayeaye Teller
Commons30 Apr 2014Wales Bill — New Clause 4 — Allowing National Assembly for Wales to Set The Number of AMs tellayeaye Teller
Commons9 Apr 2014Finance Bill — Part 2 — Devolution of Welsh Air Passenger Duty Rates to National Assembly for Wales tellayeaye Teller
Commons8 Apr 2014Finance Bill — New Clause 4 — Report on impact of raising tax rate applied to income over £150,000 from 45% to 50%. tellayeaye Teller
Commons6 Nov 2013Business of the House — Require MPs to Provide Explanatory Statements Along With Amendments to Bills They Propose tellayeaye Teller
Commons3 Jun 2013Energy Bill — Clause 11 — Subsidy of Nuclear Power Generation tellayeaye Teller
Commons13 Mar 2013European Union — Renewable Sources of Fuel for Machinery, Tractors and Recreational Craft. Majorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2013Justice and Security Bill — Third Reading tellnono Teller
Commons9 Jan 2013Opposition Day — Pub Companies — Require Free-of-Tie Option for Tenants minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Dec 2012Public Service Pensions Bill — Clause 9 — Pension Age For Pensions Relating to Public Service in Scotland tellayeaye Teller
Commons11 Jul 2012House of Commons to Sit on Tuesdays from 7pm until 10pm to Consider Private Members' Bills minorityunknown Unknown
Commons17 May 2012Queens' Speech — Jobs — Banker's Bonus Tax — VAT Cut — Tax Incentive to Take on Workers — Sooner Infrastructure Investment tellayeaye Teller
Commons26 Mar 2012Reduction in Income Tax Rate Applying to Income Over £150,000 tellnono Teller
Commons18 Jul 2011National Planning Policy Statement for Nuclear Power Generation tellnono Teller
Commons21 Jun 2011Devolving Responsibility for Jobcentre Plus to the Welsh Government tellayeaye Teller
Commons3 May 2011Finance Bill — Clause 7 — Increase Tax Rate For Companies Producing Oil and Gas from 20% to 32% tellnono Teller
Commons29 Mar 2011Budget Resolutions — 10. Alcoholic liquor duties (rates) tellnono Teller
Commons15 Mar 2011Scotland Bill — New Clause 11 — Devolution of Powers Related to Time tellayeaye Teller
Commons15 Mar 2011Scotland Bill — New Clause 3 — Devolution — Maritime and Coastguard Agency tellayeaye Teller
Commons7 Feb 2011Opposition Day — Fuel Duty In Remote Rural Areas tellnono Teller
Commons12 Jan 2011Postal Services Bill — New Clause 2 — Minimum 10 Year Agreement With Post Office Limited Required before Royal Mail Sale tellayeaye Teller
Commons25 Oct 2010Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — New Clause 20 — Combination of polls minorityaye Rebel
15 Jun 2010Became Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Energy and Climate Change),
15 Jun 2010Became Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Business),
26 May 2010Became Member, Panel of Chairs
6 May 2010Stopped being Member, Panel of Chairs
6 May 2010Stopped being Member, Energy and Climate Change Committee
6 May 2010Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Trade and Industry),
6 May 2010Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs),
HouseDateSubjectMichael WeirSNP VoteRôle
Commons13 Oct 2009Parliamentary Elections (Recall and Primaries) — New Clause 3 — Insolvency protection tellayeaye Teller
Commons21 Jul 2009Justice — Issue of Writ tellnono Teller
Commons8 Jul 2009Care Homes (Domestic Pets) — Clause 20 — Bingo duty tellayeaye Teller
5 Jun 2009Became Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs),
5 Jun 2009Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs),
Commons11 Mar 2009Deferred Divisions — Adjournment (easter) Majorityno Rebel
19 Jan 2009Became Member, Energy and Climate Change Committee
19 Jan 2009Stopped being Member, Business and Enterprise Committee
Commons25 Nov 2008Points of Order — Defence and Security Procurement minorityaye Rebel
Commons2 Jul 2008Finance Act — General fuel duty regulator — rejected tellayeaye Teller
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Change abortion limit from 24 weeks to 22 weeks — rejected minorityunknown Unknown
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Prospects for life of handicapped child must be given before abortion — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Change abortion limit from 24 weeks to 20 weeks — rejected minorityunknown Unknown
Commons29 Apr 2008Orders of the Day — Clause 15 — Rates of vehicle excise duty tellayeaye Teller
10 Mar 2008Became Member, Business and Enterprise Committee
8 Nov 2007Stopped being Member, Trade & Industry Committee
10 Oct 2007Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Work and Pensions),
28 Jun 2007Became Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs),
Commons5 Jun 2007Bill Presented — Termination of Pregnancy (Counselling and Miscellaneous Provisions) minorityno Rebel
12 Jul 2005Became Member, Trade & Industry Committee
12 Jul 2005Stopped being Member, Scottish Affairs Committee
Commons6 Jul 2005Finance Bill — New Clause 7 — Road Fuel Regulator tellayeaye Teller
24 May 2005Became Member, Panel of Chairs
10 May 2005Became Shadow Spokesperson (Work and Pensions),
10 May 2005Became Shadow Spokesperson (Trade and Industry),
HouseDateSubjectMichael WeirSNP VoteRôle
Commons22 Mar 2005Budget Resolutions 2005 — Corporation Tax (Charge and Rate for 2006) tellnono Teller
Commons1 Mar 2005Constitutional Reform Bill [Lords] — [3rd Allotted Day] — New Clause 9 — Disqualification from holding further ministerial office Majorityno Rebel
Commons27 Jan 2005Railways Bill — Clause 22 — Proposal by Service Operator to Discontinue Non-Franchised Services tellayeaye Teller
Commons26 Jan 2005Modernisation of the House of Commons Majorityunknown Unknown
30 Oct 2004Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Trade and Industry),
30 Oct 2004Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Health),
30 Oct 2004Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs),
Commons23 Mar 2004Budget Resolutions 2004 — Corporation Tax (Charge and Rate for 2005) tellnono Teller
28 Feb 2004Became Shadow Spokesperson (Trade and Industry),
28 Feb 2004Became Shadow Spokesperson (Health),
28 Feb 2004Became Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs),
16 Jul 2001Became Member, Scottish Affairs Committee
Commons5 Jul 2001Members' Allowances, Insurance &c. — Members' Pay (Money Resolution) minorityaye 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.

68% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
43% Academy Schools - for
33% Action to prevent domestic violence and abuse
92% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
3% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
47% Apprenticeships
50% Assisted Dying
13% Asylum System - More strict
0% Balance the Budget Without Borrowing
50% Ban fox hunting
89% Bankers' Bonus Tax
100% Brexit veto for Scotland, Wales and NI
50% Business and community control of schools: For
0% Cap or Reduce Public Sector Redundancy Payments
83% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
16% Closed Material Proceedure
41% Coalition Programme for Government - For
0% Control Orders
0% Crossrail - In favour
50% Cull Badgers
34% Delegate more powers to government ministers
25% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
100% Do more to help refugees inclding children
10% Employee Shareholder Status
15% Encourage and incentivise saving
50% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
83% Energy Prices - More Affordable
2% English Votes on English Laws etc.
0% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
69% European Union Integration - For
24% Excess Bedroom Benefit Reduction - Social Tenants
50% Extend Right to Buy to Housing Associations
50% Fixed Term Parliaments
100% For the UK to Remain a Member of the EU
20% Foundation hospitals - In favour
50% Fox hunting - Ban
69% Fully Elected House of Lords
92% Further devolution to Scotland
88% Further devolution to Wales
80% Gambling - Against permissiveness
36% GP Commissioning in the NHS
77% Higher Benefits for Ill and Disabled
7% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
35% Higher taxes on banks
0% Higher taxes on sugary drinks
50% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
65% Homosexuality - Equal rights
92% HS2 - In Favour
85% Human Rights and Equality
4% Identity cards - For introduction
17% In Favour of Mass Surveillance
90% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
100% Incentivise membership of press regulator
0% Increase Air Passenger Duty
2% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
15% Increase VAT
83% Inheritance Tax
0% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
100% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
100% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
4% Labour's Terrorism laws - For
64% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
50% Localise Council Tax Support
40% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
50% Make High Earners Pay Market Rent for Council Home
90% Make it easier to trigger a new election for an MP
88% Mansion Tax
0% Mass Retention of Communications Data
40% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
50% Member trustees on pension boards
50% Merge Police and Fire under Police & Crime Cmmr
0% Military Action against Daesh / ISIL
83% Minimum Wage
50% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
50% More funds for social care
52% More powers for local councils
100% No detention without charge or trial
93% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
0% Nuclear power - For
61% Openness and Transparency - In Favour
58% Pension auto-enrolment - For
50% Phase out of Tenancies for Life
50% Police and Crime Commissioners
8% Post office - in favour of Government policy
92% Post office closures - against
100% Preserve Environmental Protection on EU Withdrawal
100% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
6% Privatise Royal Mail
50% Promote Occupational Pensions
86% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
42% Protesting near Parliament - Restrict
69% Public Ownership of Railways
88% Rail Fares - Lower
36% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
14% Reduce capital gains tax
50% Reduce central funding for local government
19% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
4% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
0% Reducing the number of MPs - for
29% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
30% Referendum on UK's EU membership -For -Pre 2016
50% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
29% Register of Lobbyists
66% Regulate letting agent fees
38% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
100% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
17% Replace Higher Education Grants with Loans
63% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
0% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
50% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
50% Retain funds from council house sales locally
50% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
100% Right for EU Citizens in the UK to Stay
58% Right to strike
63% Role of MPs in the House of Commons - Strengthen
63% Same Sex Marriage - for
50% Schools - Greater Autonomy
0% Sell England's Public Forests
50% Smoking ban - In favour
50% State control of bus services
71% Stop climate change
84% Support current and former armed service members
47% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
75% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
50% Termination of pregnancy - against
50% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
0% Tougher on illegal immigration
0% Trade Unions - Restrict
8% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
61% Transparency of Parliament
0% Trident replacement - In favour
0% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
92% University education fees - Should be free
1% University Tuition Fees - For
24% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
76% Voting age - Reduce to 16
98% 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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