Student Finance — 23 Jun 2003 at 18:52

Mr Mark Hoban MP, Fareham voted in the minority (Aye).

I beg to move,

That this House calls on the Government not to allow universities to introduce top-up fees.

I beg to move, To leave out from "House" to the end of the Question, and to add instead thereof:

"congratulates the Government on its plan to abolish up-front tuition fees and to raise the threshold for repayment of loans from £10,000 to £15,000; endorses the further steps that the Government is taking to widen participation amongst students from deprived backgrounds-the establishment of the Office for Fair Access, the introduction from 2004–05 of a £1,000 grant for students from the poorest backgrounds and better support for part-time students; welcomes the sustained investment in higher education through annual increases of 6 per cent. in real terms over the next three years; and recognises the need to maintain UK universities at the forefront of world research and to equip the UK workforce with the high level skills needed to compete in the global marketplace."

Question put, That the original words stand part of the Question:-

The House divided: Ayes 193, Noes 267.

Debate in Parliament | Historical Hansard | Source |

Party Summary

Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.

What is Tell? '+1 tell' means that in addition one member of that party was a teller for that division lobby.

What are Boths? An MP can vote both aye and no in the same division. The boths page explains this.

What is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.

PartyMajority (No)Minority (Aye)BothTurnout
Con0 130079.8%
Ind Con0 10100.0%
Lab267 (+2 tell) 10068.2%
LDem0 45 (+2 tell)088.7%
PC0 40100.0%
SNP0 1020.0%
UUP0 2066.7%
Total:267 193072.7%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

MPs for which their vote in this division differed from the majority vote of their party. You can see all votes in this division, or every eligible MP who could have voted in this division

Sort by: Name | Constituency | Party | Vote

NameConstituencyPartyVote
Mr Harry BarnesNorth East DerbyshireLabaye
Mr Jeremy CorbynIslington NorthLabaye
Dr Ian GibsonNorwich NorthLabaye
Mr Kelvin HopkinsLuton NorthLabaye
Dr Lynne JonesBirmingham, Selly OakLabaye
Dr Jim MarshallLeicester SouthLabaye
Mr John McDonnellHayes and HarlingtonLabaye
Mr George MudieLeeds EastLabaye
Mr Alan SimpsonNottingham SouthLabaye
Mr Robert WareingLiverpool, West DerbyLabaye

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