Gordon Brown

Former Labour MP for Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath

Coalition Programme for Government - For

the policies outlined in the "programme for government" also known as the "coalition agreement" agreed between the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats are right.

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Gordon Brown voted a mixture of for and against the policies included in the 2010 Conservative - Liberal Democrat Coalition Agreement

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 the policies included in the 2010 Conservative - Liberal Democrat Coalition Agreement:

  • On 25 Mar 2015: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 23 Mar 2015: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on March 2015 Budget Show vote
  • On 7 Nov 2014: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Football Governance Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 15 Jul 2014: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 15 Jul 2014: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 2 Jul 2014: Gordon Brown voted against increasing the personal income tax allowance, against reducing corporation tax, and against giving a greater tax incentive to companies investing in assets, as well against other measures in the Finance Bill. Show vote
  • On 7 May 2014: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Minimum Price of Alcohol Show vote
  • On 28 Apr 2014: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on High Speed Rail (London — West Midlands) Bill — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 28 Apr 2014: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on High Speed Rail (London — West Midlands) Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 1 Apr 2014: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 1 Apr 2014: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 1 Apr 2014: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Carry-Over Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2014: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on March 2014 Budget Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2014: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Budget Resolution — The Bank Levy Show vote
  • On 13 Mar 2014: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Backbench Business — Badger Cull Show vote
  • On 30 Jan 2014: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Immigration Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 4 Dec 2013: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Recall of Elected Representatives — Power for Voters to Prompt New Election Before Term of Office Ends Show vote
  • On 31 Oct 2013: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on High Speed Rail (Preparation) Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 22 Oct 2013: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Immigration Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 2 Jul 2013: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 26 Jun 2013: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on High Speed Rail (Preparation) Bill — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 26 Jun 2013: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on High Speed Rail (Preparation) Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 5 Jun 2013: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Badger Cull Show vote
  • On 5 Jun 2013: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Badger Cull Show vote
  • On 4 Jun 2013: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Energy Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 15 Apr 2013: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Finance Bill 2013 — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2013: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on March 2013 Budget Show vote
  • On 29 Jan 2013: Gordon Brown voted to postpone reviewing the boundaries of parliamentary constituencies until 2018 and also to delay a review into the effect of reducing the number of MPs Show vote
  • On 19 Dec 2012: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Energy Bill — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 25 Oct 2012: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Badger Cull Show vote
  • On 16 Jul 2012: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on National Health Service — Health Spending and Rationing by Cost Show vote
  • On 10 Jul 2012: Gordon Brown voted in favour of reforming the House of Lords, introducing 15 year terms for most members and introducing an elected element. Show vote
  • On 27 Jun 2012: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Electoral Registration and Administration Bill — Third Reading — Individual voter registration etc. Show vote
  • On 26 Jun 2012: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Defence Reform — Military Covenant — Strategic Defence and Security Review Assumptions Show vote
  • On 23 May 2012: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Electoral Registration and Administration Bill — Individual Electoral Registration — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 23 May 2012: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Electoral Registration and Administration Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 16 Apr 2012: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 16 Apr 2012: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Finance Bill (carry over) Show vote
  • On 26 Mar 2012: Gordon Brown voted against the March 2012 budget which planned spending of £683bn against expected revenue of £592bn and also increased the income tax personal tax free allowance, reduced corporation tax, introduced a new top rate of Stamp Duty and introduced a tax to recover child benefit from households with an individual earning over £50K. Show vote
  • On 13 Mar 2012: Gordon Brown voted against proposed NHS reforms including giving more power to GPs to commission services, strengthening the Care Quality Commission, and cutting admin costs for example by abolishing Primary Care Trusts. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2012: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Draft City of Manchester (Mayoral Referendum) Order 2012 — May 2012 Referendum on a Directly Elected Mayor Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2012: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Draft City of Newcastle-upon-Tyne (Mayoral Referendum) Order 2012 — May 2012 Referendum on a Directly Elected Mayor Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2012: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Draft City of Sheffield (Mayoral Referendum) Order 2012 — May 2012 Referendum on a Directly Elected Mayor Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2012: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Draft City of Coventry (Mayoral Referendum) Order 2012 — May 2012 Referendum on a Directly Elected Mayor Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2012: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Draft City of Wakefield (Mayoral Referendum) Order 2012 — May 2012 Referendum on a Directly Elected Mayor Show vote
  • On 7 Feb 2012: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Banking — Access to Credit for Businesses — Banking Sector Pay Reform Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2012: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Draft City of Liverpool (Mayoral Referendum) Order 2012 — 3 May 2012 Referendum on a Directly Elected Mayor Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2012: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Draft City of Nottingham (Mayoral Referendum) Order 2012 — May 2012 Referendum on a Directly Elected Mayor Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2012: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Draft City of Leeds (Mayoral Referendum) Order 2012 — May 2012 Referendum on a Directly Elected Mayor Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2012: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Draft City of Bristol (Mayoral Referendum) Order 2012 — May 2012 Referendum on a Directly Elected Mayor Show vote
  • On 25 Jan 2012: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Draft City of Birmingham (Mayoral Referendum) Order 2012 — May 2012 Referendum on a Directly Elected Mayor Show vote
  • On 25 Jan 2012: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Draft City of Bradford (Mayoral Referendum) Order 2012 — May 2012 Referendum on a Directly Elected Mayor Show vote
  • On 23 Nov 2011: Gordon Brown voted against cutting the subsidy for electricity generated via renewable or low-carbon methods on 12 December 2011 and against ensuring the future of the payments. Show vote
  • On 7 Nov 2011: Gordon Brown voted to require transitional arrangements where regional planning policies called regional strategies are abolished. Show vote
  • On 11 Oct 2011: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Protection of Freedoms Bill — Third Reading — DNA Retention, Clamping, CCTV, FOI Datasets Show vote
  • On 12 Sep 2011: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill — Clause 1 — Police and Crime Commissioners Show vote
  • On 12 Sep 2011: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill — Clause 1 — Police and Crime Commissioners Show vote
  • On 7 Sep 2011: Gordon Brown voted against proposed NHS reforms including giving more power to GPs to commission services, strengthening the Care Quality Commission, and cutting admin costs for example by abolishing Primary Care Trusts. Show vote
  • On 5 Jul 2011: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 18 May 2011: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Localism Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 26 Apr 2011: Gordon Brown voted against measures in the 2011 Budget including reducing the threashold for paying higher rate income tax, increasing the income tax free personal allowance, reducing corporation tax and reducing the main rate of corporation tax from 27 to 26%. Show vote
  • On 26 Apr 2011: Gordon Brown voted against measures in the 2011 Budget including reducing the threshold for paying higher rate income tax, increasing the income tax free personal allowance, reducing corporation tax and reducing the main rate of corporation tax from 27 to 26%. Show vote
  • On 31 Mar 2011: Gordon Brown voted against introducing Police and Crime Commissioners, against giving local councils more powers in relation to licensing, and against the other measures in the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill. Show vote
  • On 29 Mar 2011: Gordon Brown voted against the March 2011 budget which outlined £710 billion of government spending for 2011-12 while only expecting to bring in £589bn; a corporation tax cut, an increase in the personal income tax free allowance and a presumption in favour of sustainable development. Show vote
  • On 16 Feb 2011: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Military Covenant Show vote
  • On 15 Feb 2011: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 11 — permissible variation in population in a constituency Show vote
  • On 15 Feb 2011: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 11 — Special Case of the Isle of Wight Show vote
  • On 9 Feb 2011: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Taxation of the Financial Sector — Financial Transaction Tax — Banking Levy Show vote
  • On 31 Jan 2011: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Health and Social Care Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 17 Jan 2011: Gordon Brown voted against devolving more powers to local councils and local people particularly in relation to social housing and planning. Show vote
  • On 12 Jan 2011: Gordon Brown voted against privatising up to 90% of Royal Mail and against related restructuring. Show vote
  • On 13 Dec 2010: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 2 Nov 2010: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 20 Oct 2010: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 9 — Number of MPs Show vote
  • On 20 Oct 2010: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 9 — Number and distribution of seats Show vote
  • On 6 Sep 2010: Gordon Brown voted to oppose the combination of preparations for a referendum on the Alternative Vote electoral system with redrawing constituency boundaries. Show vote
  • On 6 Sep 2010: Gordon Brown voted against a referendum on using the Alternative Vote system in general elections and for parliamentary constituency boundary changes which would have reduced the number of MPs from 650 to 600. Show vote
  • On 21 Jul 2010: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Academies Bill — Require Academies to Comply with the School Admissions Code — rejected Show vote
  • On 8 Jun 2010: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Queen's Speech — Programme for Government — Economy Show vote
  • On 8 Jun 2010: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Queen's Speech — Programme for Government Show vote
  • On 7 Jun 2010: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Queen's Speech — Programme for Government Show vote

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