Voting Record — Nigel Dodds MP, Belfast North (10857)

Nigel Dodds is currently Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Brexit), , Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Foreign Affairs), , Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Reform and Constitutional Issues), and DUP Westminster Leader,

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 still in office DUP 0 votes out of 208, 0.0% 208 votes out of 232, 89.7% 0 times
8 May 2015 3 May 2017 DUP 1 vote out of 277, 0.4% 277 votes out of 467, 59.3% 0 times
6 May 2010 30 Mar 2015 DUP 3 votes out of 594, 0.5% 594 votes out of 1239, 47.9% 0 times
5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 DUP 5 votes out of 549, 0.9% 549 votes out of 1288, 42.6% 2 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 DUP 0 votes out of 578, 0.0% 578 votes out of 1246, 46.4% 11 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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HouseDateSubjectNigel DoddsDUP VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller
1 Jul 2017Became Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Brexit),
HouseDateSubjectNigel DoddsDUP VoteRôle
Commons25 Jan 2017Opposition Day — Prisons — Reduce Overcrowding and Improve Safety Majorityaye Rebel
Commons8 Sep 2015Finance Bill — New Clause 2 — Report on Application of Climate Change Levy Tax To Electricity Generated from Renewable Sources minorityunknown Unknown
Commons8 Sep 2015Finance Bill — Application of Climate Change Levy Tax to Electricity Generated from Renewable Sources minorityunknown Unknown
8 May 2015Became Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Reform and Constitutional Issues),
8 May 2015Became Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Foreign Affairs),
HouseDateSubjectNigel DoddsDUP VoteRôle
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Justice),
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs),
Commons23 Oct 2014Repeal of the Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011 Majorityunknown Unknown
Commons11 Nov 2013Offender Rehabilitation Bill — Decline Second Reading Majorityaye Rebel
Commons30 Oct 2012Draft Welfare of Wild Animals in Travelling Circuses (England) Regulations 2012 — Minimum Welfare Standards minorityaye Rebel
Commons24 Oct 2012Draft Housing Benefit (Amendment) Regulations 2012 — Under Occupation Critera — Local Housing Allowance Rates minorityunknown Unknown
Commons5 Jul 2012Joint Committee on Professional Standards in the Banking Industry Majorityunknown Unknown
Commons25 Jan 2012London Local Authorities Bill — Closure of Debate on Street Litter Control Notices minorityunknown Unknown
Commons2 Nov 2011Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill — Clause 41 — Regulation of No-Win No-Fee Arrangements Majorityunknown Unknown
Commons30 Mar 2011Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill — Clause 152 — Specialist Police and CPS Units to Deal with Universal Jurisdiction Arrest Warrants in Private Prosecutions Majorityunknown Unknown
Commons30 Mar 2011Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill — New Clause 5 — Memorandum of Understanding on Roles of Chief Constables vs Police and Crime Commissioners Majorityaye Rebel
Commons13 Oct 2010Public Houses and Private Members' Clubs (Smoking) Bill minorityunknown Unknown
1 Jun 2010Became Shadow Spokesperson (Justice),
1 Jun 2010Became Shadow Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs),
1 Jun 2010Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Justice),
1 Jun 2010Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform),
6 May 2010Stopped being Member, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee)
6 May 2010Stopped being Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee)
6 May 2010Became DUP Westminster Leader,
6 May 2010Stopped being Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Without Portfolio),
HouseDateSubjectNigel DoddsDUP VoteRôle
9 Nov 2009Became Member, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee)
9 Nov 2009Became Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee)
18 May 2009Stopped being Member, Members' Allowances Committee
Commons11 Mar 2009Deferred Divisions — Adjournment (easter) minorityaye Rebel
Commons11 Mar 2009Deferred Divisions — Representation of the people minorityaye Rebel
9 Feb 2009Became Member, Members' Allowances Committee
Commons26 Nov 2008Orders of the Day — Clause 154 — Rules Majorityunknown Unknown
4 Jun 2008Became Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Without Portfolio),
1 Jun 2008Stopped being Opposition Whip (Commons),
Commons9 Jan 2008Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill — Preventing prison officers from taking industrial action Majorityunknown Unknown
1 Jun 2007Became Shadow Spokesperson (Justice),
1 Jun 2007Became Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform),
1 Jun 2007Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Work and Pensions),
1 Jun 2007Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Treasury),
Commons21 Nov 2006Orders of the Day — Clause 2 — Compliance or non-compliance with St Andrews Agreement timetable tellayeaye Teller
Commons5 Jul 2006Deferred Divisions — adjournment (summer) minorityaye Rebel
Commons14 Jun 2006Parliamentary and Local Elections (Choice of Electoral Systems) Majorityaye Rebel
Commons23 Nov 2005Northern Ireland (Offences) Bill tellnono Teller
Commons29 Jun 2005Climate Change (G8 Summit) minorityno Rebel
1 Jun 2005Became Shadow Spokesperson (Work and Pensions),
1 Jun 2005Became Shadow Spokesperson (Treasury),
HouseDateSubjectNigel DoddsDUP VoteRôle
Commons26 Apr 2004Justice (Northern Ireland) Bill [Lords] — Clause 6 — Duty Of Director Of Public Prosecutions To Refer Certain Matters To Police Ombudsman tellayeaye Teller
Commons26 Apr 2004Justice (Northern Ireland) Bill [Lords] — Clause 2 — Membership Of The Commission tellayeaye Teller
Commons11 Feb 2004Northern Ireland tellnono Teller
Commons17 Sep 2003Northern Ireland (Monitoring Commission Etc.) Bill [Lords] [Ways and Means] — Clause 12 — Short Title, Commencement and Repeals tellnono Teller
Commons17 Sep 2003Northern Ireland (Monitoring Commission etc.) Bill (Allocation of Time) tellnono Teller
Commons12 May 2003Northern Ireland Assembly (Elections and Periods of Suspension) Bill — Clause 6 — Modification Of Enactments tellnono Teller
Commons12 May 2003Northern Ireland Assembly (Elections and Periods of Suspension) Bill — [Sir Alan Haslehurst in the Chair] — Clause 1 — Election Of Next Assembly tellnono Teller
Commons26 Mar 2003Police (Northern Ireland) Bill [Lords] — New Clause 1 — Independent Members: Declaration Against Terrorism tellnono Teller
Commons10 Feb 2003Police (Northern Ireland) Bill [Lords] tellnono Teller
Commons9 Jan 2002Northern Ireland Arms Decommissioning (Amendment) Bill — New Clause 1 — Commencement tellnono Teller
Commons18 Dec 2001Facilities of the House tellayeaye Teller
1 Jul 2001Became Opposition Whip (Commons),

Policy Comparisons

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

100% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
62% Academy Schools - for
50% Action to prevent domestic violence
90% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
58% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
38% Apprenticeships
0% Assisted Dying
67% Asylum System - More strict
99% Balance the Budget Without Borrowing
50% Ban fox hunting
75% Bankers' Bonus Tax
0% Brexit veto for Scotland, Wales and NI
81% Business and community control of schools: For
0% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
50% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
50% Closed Material Proceedure
27% Coalition Programme for Government - For
48% Control Orders
50% Crossrail - In favour
50% Cull Badgers
0% Decamp from Palace of Westminister During Works
50% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
50% Do more to help refugees inclding children
30% Employee Shareholder Status
84% Encourage and incentivise saving
0% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
68% Energy Prices - More Affordable
0% English Votes on English Laws etc.
0% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
17% European Union - For
21% Excess Bedroom Benefit Reduction - Social Tenants
50% Extend Right to Buy to Housing Associations
83% Fixed Term Parliaments
4% For the UK to Remain a Member of the EU
20% Foundation hospitals - In favour
50% Fox hunting - Ban
41% Fully Elected House of Lords
32% Further devolution to Northern Ireland
36% Further devolution to Scotland
47% Further devolution to Wales
74% Gambling - Against permissiveness
29% GP Commissioning in the NHS
0% Higher Pay for Public Sector Workers
48% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
28% Higher taxes on banks
100% Higher taxes on sugary drinks
50% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
24% Identity cards - For introduction
26% Increase Air Passenger Duty
13% Increase VAT
56% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
79% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
38% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
100% More funds for social care
0% MPs to approve Withdrawal Agreeement
95% Nuclear power - For
50% Phase out of Tenancies for Life
94% Post office closures - against
14% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
34% Public Ownership of Railways
43% Reduce central funding for local government
33% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
1% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
50% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
50% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
60% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
22% Right for EU Citizens in the UK to Stay
4% Same Sex Marriage - for
68% Schools - Greater Autonomy
52% Smoking ban - In favour
56% Stop climate change
66% Stronger Military Covenant
46% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
46% Terrorism laws - For
90% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
5% University Tuition Fees - For
84% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
25% Voting age - Reduce to 16
70% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

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