Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament
How Lindsay Roy voted on key issues
- Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails
- Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
- Voted very strongly against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
- Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
- Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted very strongly against greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted moderately against increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted very strongly against an investigation into the Iraq warDetails
- Voted strongly against reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patientsDetails
- Voted for a smoking banDetails
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted very strongly for Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted very strongly for a transparent ParliamentDetails
- Voted for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted against laws to stop climate changeDetails
- Voted moderately for allowing ministers to intervene in inquestsDetails
- Voted strongly for restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHSDetails
- Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
More on well-known issues (from the Guardian) & their full record
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what amount in (a) grants, (b) loan guarantees and (c) other financial assistance the Government has given to small and medium-sized enterprises in each of the last five years.
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills if he will commission research on the potential effects of adoption of a living wage on economic growth; and if he will make a statement.
Would keeping the pound not make Scotland a neo-colonised state?
More of Lindsay Roy's recent appearances
Labour MP for Glenrothes
Topics of interest
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- International Development
- Work and Pensions
- Home Department
- Borders: Personal Records
- Armed Forces: Uniforms
- Armed Forces: Pensions
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (4 Feb 2009 to 11 May 2010)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 18 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 64 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Responsiveness to messages sent via WriteToThem.com in 2008: Too little data for valid analysis.
- Has voted in 75.33% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well below average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 39 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)