Danny Alexander

Former MP, Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey

Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey Liberal Democrat

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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Danny Alexander generally voted for 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.

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

  • On 7 Jun 2010: Danny Alexander voted to support the Liberal - Conservative Coalition's programme for government Show vote
  • On 8 Jun 2010: Danny Alexander voted to support the economic measures contained in the Liberal - Conservative Coalition's programme for government Show vote
  • On 8 Jun 2010: Danny Alexander voted to support the Government's programme as outlined in the Queen's Speech Show vote
  • On 21 Jul 2010: Danny Alexander voted not to require Academy Schools to follow the School Admissions Code. Show vote
  • On 6 Sep 2010: Danny Alexander voted not 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: Danny Alexander voted in favour of 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 20 Oct 2010: Danny Alexander was absent for a vote on Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 9 — Number of MPs Show vote
  • On 20 Oct 2010: Danny Alexander was absent for a vote on Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 9 — Number and distribution of seats Show vote
  • On 2 Nov 2010: Danny Alexander voted for a referendum on introducing the Alternative Vote system for electing MPs and to equalise the number of electors in each constituency via boundary changes which would also reduce the number of MPs from 650 to 600. Show vote
  • On 13 Dec 2010: Danny Alexander voted to introduce Police and Crime Commissioners, to give local councils more powers in relation to licensing, and in support of the other measures in the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill. Show vote
  • On 12 Jan 2011: Danny Alexander voted to privatise up to 90% of Royal Mail and for related restructuring. Show vote
  • On 17 Jan 2011: Danny Alexander was absent for a vote on Localism Bill — Declines Second Reading Show vote
  • On 31 Jan 2011: Danny Alexander voted to support 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 9 Feb 2011: Danny Alexander voted for a banking levy, a tax charged as a fraction of a bank's assets, and against a financial transaction tax. Show vote
  • On 15 Feb 2011: Danny Alexander voted not to increase the permitted variation from the norm in the number of voters in each parliamentary constituency to 7.5% from the 5% previously proposed. Show vote
  • On 15 Feb 2011: Danny Alexander voted to create two Parliamentary constituencies wholly on the Isle of Wight rather than just one. Show vote
  • On 16 Feb 2011: Danny Alexander voted against a legally binding Military Covenant set out in law. Show vote
  • On 29 Mar 2011: Danny Alexander voted in favour of 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 31 Mar 2011: Danny Alexander was absent for a vote on Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 26 Apr 2011: Danny Alexander voted in favour of the 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: Danny Alexander voted in favour of the 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 18 May 2011: Danny Alexander was absent for a vote on Localism Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 5 Jul 2011: Danny Alexander voted in favour of the 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 7 Sep 2011: Danny Alexander voted to support 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 12 Sep 2011: Danny Alexander voted in favour of introducing elected police and crime commissioners for each police area in England and Wales outside of London. Show vote
  • On 12 Sep 2011: Danny Alexander voted to introduce directly elected Police and Crime Commissioners and to reject an alternative of Police and Crime Panels electing commissioners from among their number. Show vote
  • On 11 Oct 2011: Danny Alexander was absent for a vote on Protection of Freedoms Bill — Third Reading — DNA Retention, Clamping, CCTV, FOI Datasets Show vote
  • On 7 Nov 2011: Danny Alexander was absent for a vote on Localism Bill — Clause 94 — Abolition of Regional Strategies Show vote
  • On 23 Nov 2011: Danny Alexander was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Feed-in Tariff — Subsidies for Renewable or Low Carbon Electricity Generation Show vote
  • On 25 Jan 2012: Danny Alexander voted to require Birmingham City Council to hold a referendum on 3rd May 2012 on if to have a directly elected mayor. Show vote
  • On 25 Jan 2012: Danny Alexander voted to require Bradford City Council to hold a referendum on 3rd May 2012 on if to have a directly elected mayor. Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2012: Danny Alexander voted to require Liverpool City Council to hold a referendum on 3rd May 2012 on if to have a directly elected mayor. Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2012: Danny Alexander voted to require Nottingham City Council to hold a referendum on 3rd May 2012 on if to have a directly elected mayor. Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2012: Danny Alexander voted to require Leeds City Council to hold a referendum on 3rd May 2012 on if to have a directly elected mayor. Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2012: Danny Alexander voted to require Bristol City Council to hold a referendum on 3rd May 2012 on if to have a directly elected mayor. Show vote
  • On 7 Feb 2012: Danny Alexander was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Banking — Access to Credit for Businesses — Banking Sector Pay Reform Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2012: Danny Alexander voted to require Manchester City Council to hold a referendum on 3rd May 2012 on if to have a directly elected mayor. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2012: Danny Alexander voted to require Newcastle-upon-Tyne City Council to hold a referendum on 3rd May 2012 on if to have a directly elected mayor. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2012: Danny Alexander voted to require Sheffield City Council to hold a referendum on 3rd May 2012 on if to have a directly elected mayor. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2012: Danny Alexander voted to require Coventry City Council to hold a referendum on 3rd May 2012 on if to have a directly elected mayor. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2012: Danny Alexander voted to require Wakefield City Council to hold a referendum on 3rd May 2012 on if to have a directly elected mayor. Show vote
  • On 13 Mar 2012: Danny Alexander voted to support 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 26 Mar 2012: Danny Alexander voted in favour of 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 16 Apr 2012: Danny Alexander voted to raise the tax free income tax allowance, reduce corporation tax and recover child benefit from couples where an individual earns over £50,000. Show vote
  • On 16 Apr 2012: Danny Alexander voted to raise the tax free income tax allowance, reduce corporation tax and recover child benefit from couples where an individual earns over £50,000. Show vote
  • On 23 May 2012: Danny Alexander voted to introduce Individual Electoral Registration to replace the previous household based system. Show vote
  • On 23 May 2012: Danny Alexander voted in favour of introducing individual voter registration and other changes to electoral registration and the administration of elections. Show vote
  • On 26 Jun 2012: Danny Alexander was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Defence Reform — Military Covenant — Strategic Defence and Security Review Assumptions Show vote
  • On 27 Jun 2012: Danny Alexander voted in favour of introducing individual voter registration and other changes to electoral registration and the administration of elections. Show vote
  • On 10 Jul 2012: Danny Alexander voted in favour of reforming the House of Lords, introducing 15 year terms for most members and introducing an elected element. Show vote
  • On 16 Jul 2012: Danny Alexander voted against asking the Government to take action to prevent rationing by cost in the NHS and against calling on the Government to honour its pledge to increase health spending in real terms each year. Show vote
  • On 25 Oct 2012: Danny Alexander was absent for a vote on Badger Cull Show vote
  • On 19 Dec 2012: Danny Alexander was absent for a vote on Energy Bill — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 29 Jan 2013: Danny Alexander 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 25 Mar 2013: Danny Alexander voted to set a budget for 2013-14 involving raising £612bn and spending £720bn; continuing to reduce corporation tax, introducing a scheme to help people buy homes worth up to £600,000 and to increase the personal income tax allowance for those of working age. Show vote
  • On 15 Apr 2013: Danny Alexander voted to introduce a general anti-abuse rule to tackle abusive tax avoidance, to raise the basic income tax free allowance, and to support other tax changes proposed in the Finance Bill. Show vote
  • On 4 Jun 2013: Danny Alexander was absent for a vote on Energy Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 5 Jun 2013: Danny Alexander voted for the proposed badger cull. Show vote
  • On 5 Jun 2013: Danny Alexander voted in favour of culling badgers in an effort to control bovine tuberculosis. Show vote
  • On 26 Jun 2013: Danny Alexander was absent for a vote on High Speed Rail (Preparation) Bill — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 26 Jun 2013: Danny Alexander was absent for a vote on High Speed Rail (Preparation) Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 2 Jul 2013: Danny Alexander voted to introduce a general anti-abuse rule to tackle abusive tax avoidance, to raise the basic income tax free allowance, and to support other tax changes proposed in the Finance Bill. Show vote
  • On 22 Oct 2013: Danny Alexander was absent for a vote on Immigration Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 31 Oct 2013: Danny Alexander voted to approve spending money on preparations for a high speed rail network connecting at least London, Birmingham, the East Midlands, Sheffield, Leeds, and Manchester. Show vote
  • On 4 Dec 2013: Danny Alexander 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 30 Jan 2014: Danny Alexander was absent for a vote on Immigration Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 13 Mar 2014: Danny Alexander was absent for a vote on Backbench Business — Badger Cull Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2014: Danny Alexander voted to approve the March 2014 budget, increasing the personal income tax allowance, reducing corporation tax, capping welfare spending, reducing alcohol duties and more. Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2014: Danny Alexander voted in favour of increasing the rate of the bank levy tax and in favour of changes aimed at improving the operational efficiency of the levy. Show vote
  • On 1 Apr 2014: Danny Alexander voted to increase the personal income tax allowance, to reduce corporation tax, and to give a greater tax incentive to companies investing in assets, as well as to support other measures in the Finance Bill. Show vote
  • On 1 Apr 2014: Danny Alexander voted to increase the personal income tax allowance, to reduce corporation tax, and to give a greater tax incentive to companies investing in assets, as well as to support other measures in the Finance Bill. Show vote
  • On 1 Apr 2014: Danny Alexander voted to increase the personal income tax allowance, to reduce corporation tax, and to give a greater tax incentive to companies investing in assets, as well as to support other measures in the Finance Bill. Show vote
  • On 28 Apr 2014: Danny Alexander voted for a High Speed Rail link between London and the West Midlands. Show vote
  • On 28 Apr 2014: Danny Alexander voted for a High Speed Rail link between London and the West Midlands. Show vote
  • On 7 May 2014: Danny Alexander voted to introduce a ban on selling alcohol below a set minimum price. Show vote
  • On 2 Jul 2014: Danny Alexander voted to increase the personal income tax allowance, to reduce corporation tax, and to give a greater tax incentive to companies investing in assets, as well as to support other measures in the Finance Bill. Show vote
  • On 15 Jul 2014: Danny Alexander was absent for a vote on Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 15 Jul 2014: Danny Alexander was absent for a vote on Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 7 Nov 2014: Danny Alexander was absent for a vote on Football Governance Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 23 Mar 2015: Danny Alexander voted to approve the March 2015 budget which contained plans to spend £76bn more than was expected to be taken in and introduced a help to buy ISA, reduced corporation tax and increased spending on mental health by around £300m/year. Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2015: Danny Alexander voted for a series of taxation related measures including increasing the personal income tax free allowance and increasing the threshold at which higher rate tax is charged. Show vote

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