Lord Darling of Roulanish

Former MP

Labour

Royal Mail

There have been votes in Parliament on the privatisation of Royal Mail. Royal Mail was privatised in October 2013.

Photo: Graham Richardson

Lord Darling of Roulanish consistently voted against the privatisation of Royal Mail

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 privatisation of Royal Mail:

  • On 11 Feb 2009: Lord Darling of Roulanish voted no on Royal Mail — Rapid partial privatization — rejected Show vote
  • On 11 Feb 2009: Lord Darling of Roulanish voted yes on Royal Mail — Notes Conservatives' failure to invest Show vote
  • On 27 Oct 2010: Lord Darling of Roulanish voted against moves intended to permit the privatisation of Royal Mail and to make the company more attractive to private investors. The vote was also against changing the rules relating to ownership of the Post Office and against passing provisions modifying the regulation of postal services, particularly to protect the UK's universal postal service. Show vote
  • On 12 Jan 2011: Lord Darling of Roulanish voted to require a ten year agreement between Royal Mail and Post Office Ltd relating to Royal Mail's use of the post office network prior to the sale of Royal Mail. Show vote
  • On 12 Jan 2011: Lord Darling of Roulanish voted against privatising up to 90% of Royal Mail and against related restructuring. Show vote

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