Local Taxation — 10 Feb 2004 at 18:49

Lady Lady Hermon MP, North Down voted in the minority (Aye).

I beg to move,

That this House believes council tax is unfair, should not have been introduced and should be replaced by a system that reflects people's ability to pay.

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

"welcomes the current work of the Balance of Funding review of how local government in England is funded; notes that the review is receiving evidence on a number of possible reform options suggested in public consultation; awaits with interest the report of the review in summer 2004; and urges local authorities to set budgets for 2004–05 which deliver value for local taxpayers."

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

The House divided: Ayes 53, Noes 435.

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
Con123 0075.5%
DUP3 0050.0%
Ind Con1 00100.0%
Lab307 (+2 tell) 0075.7%
LDem0 43 (+2 tell)083.3%
PC0 40100.0%
SNP0 50100.0%
UUP1 1040.0%
Total:435 53076.2%

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

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NameConstituencyPartyVote
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