Gordon Brown

Former Labour MP for Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath

Climate Change

There have been votes in Parliament on targets for reducing carbon dioxide emissions and on increasing the proportion of electricity generated via renewable means as well as on the establishment of a UK Green Investment Bank, to invest in projects which, for example, reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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Gordon Brown voted a mixture of for and against measures to prevent climate change

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

Key votes about measures to prevent climate change:

  • On 4 Dec 2013: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Energy Bill — Enabling Carbon Dioxide Emissions Limits to be Applied to Stations Which Fit Pollution Abatement Equipment Show vote
  • On 4 Jun 2013: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Energy Bill — Clause 1 — Requirement to Set a Decarbonisation Target Range Show vote
  • On 4 Jun 2013: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Energy Bill — Clause 10 — Financial Incentives for Larger Small Scale Low Carbon Generation Plants Show vote
  • On 4 Jun 2013: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Energy Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 3 Jun 2013: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Energy Bill- Clause 42 — Exemption from Carbon Dioxide Emission Limits During Commissioning of Electricity Generation Plants Using Carbon Capture and Storage Show vote
  • On 19 Dec 2012: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Energy Bill — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 17 Oct 2012: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill — New Clause 22 — UK Green Investment Bank — Duty to Support Climate Change Act Targets Show vote
  • On 17 Oct 2012: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 11 Jun 2012: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 14 Sep 2011: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Energy Bill — Clause 42 — Bring Forward Date Landlords of Private Rented Homes Must Follow Domestic Energy Efficiency Regulations Show vote
  • On 21 Oct 2009: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Government to sign up to 10:10 climate change campaign — rejected Show vote
  • On 28 Oct 2008: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Climate Change Bill — Electricity generating station performance standards — rejected Show vote
  • On 28 Oct 2008: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Climate Change Bill — International aviation and shipping emission projections — rejected Show vote
  • On 28 Oct 2008: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Climate Change Bill — Report on the civil estate Show vote
  • On 28 Oct 2008: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Climate Change Bill — Third Reading (and other amendments) Show vote
  • On 9 Jun 2008: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Climate Change Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 2 Jun 2008: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Planning Bill — National Planning Policy Statement To Include Policies Which Help Mitigate and Adapt to Climate Change Show vote
  • On 30 Apr 2008: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Energy Bill — Renewable energy feed-in tariff — rejected Show vote
  • On 8 May 2007: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Climate Change — new sense of urgency — rejected Show vote
  • On 8 Nov 2004: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Housing Bill — Improvements in Energy Efficiency — rejected Show vote
  • On 27 Mar 2000: Gordon Brown voted yes on "Table — 20. Climate change levy Show vote
  • On 10 Mar 2000: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Warm Homes and Energy Conservation Bill Show vote

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