Voting Record — Mr Paddy Ashdown MP, Yeovil (10015)

Mr Paddy Ashdown

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 24 Jul 2001 still in office LDem 5 votes out of 541, 0.9% 541 votes out of 2201, 24.6% 0 times
Yeovil 1 May 1997 14 May 2001 LDem 6 votes out of 455, 1.3% 455 votes out of 1273, 35.7% 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).

See also all votes... attended | possible

HouseDateSubjectLord Ashdown of Norton-sub-HamdonLDem VoteRôle
Lords24 Apr 2013Procedure of the House — Motion to Resolve minorityno Rebel
Lords22 Apr 2013Growth and Infrastructure Bill — Commons Reasons Majorityno Rebel
Lords23 Jan 2012Welfare Reform Bill — Report (5th Day) Majorityno Rebel
Lords9 Nov 2009Health Bill [HL] — Commons Amendments minorityno Rebel
Lords4 Jul 2006Health Bill minorityno Rebel
HouseDateSubjectMr Paddy AshdownLDem VoteRôle
11 May 2001Stopped being Member, Science and Technology Committee (Commons)
Commons17 Jan 2001Hunting Bill - Hunting with dogs: regulation minorityaye Rebel
Commons17 Jan 2001Hunting Bill - Hunting with dogs: regulation minorityno Rebel
Commons20 Nov 2000Sittings in Westminster Hall minorityno Rebel
Commons31 Oct 2000Stem Cell Research minorityno Rebel
15 May 2000Became Member, Science and Technology Committee (Commons)
9 Aug 1999Stopped being Leader of the Liberal Democrats,
Commons18 Jun 1997Firearms (Amendment) Bill Majorityno Rebel
Commons18 Jun 1997Firearms (Amendment) Bill - Prohibition of small-calibre pistols Majorityno Rebel
16 Jul 1988Became Leader of the Liberal Democrats,

Policy Comparisons

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

42% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
50% Asylum System - More strict
17% Business and community control of schools: For
0% Delegate more powers to government ministers
92% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
39% European Union Integration - For
40% Fox hunting - Ban
50% Gambling - Against permissiveness
63% Homosexuality - Equal rights
42% Identity cards - For introduction
0% Labour's Terrorism laws - For
0% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
100% Reducing the number of MPs - for
100% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
78% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
100% Role of MPs in the House of Commons - Strengthen
22% Schools - Greater Autonomy
92% Smoking ban - In favour
96% Stop climate change
100% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
77% University Tuition Fees - For

Possible Friends (more...)

Shows which MPs voted most similarly to this one in the 1997-2001, Westminster Parliament. This is measured from 0% agreement (never voted the same) to 100% (always voted the same). Only votes that both MPs attended are counted. This may reveal relationships between MPs that were previously unsuspected. Or it may be nonsense.

88.5% Mark OatenWinchesterLDem
86.1% Jim WallaceOrkney and ShetlandLDem
85.5%Mr Robert MaclennanCaithness, Sutherland and Easter RossLDem
85.4%Mrs Ray MichieArgyll and ButeLDem
85.2% Charles KennedyRoss, Skye and Inverness WestLDem

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