Higher Education Bill — New Clause 5 — Abolition of tuition fees chargeable to qualifying student — 31 Mar 2004 at 18:20

Paul Burstow MP, Sutton and Cheam voted against the introduction of variable university tuition fees (top-up fees) of up to £3,000 per year in place of the previous fixed fee of £1,250 per year.

The majority of MPs voted to introduce variable university tuition fees (top-up fees) of up to £3,000 per year in place of the previous fixed fee of £1,250 per year.

The defeated amendment, No. 128, was introduced by Dr Ian Gibson MP who said of the amendment[1]:

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
Con1 155095.7%
DUP0 60100.0%
Independent0 20100.0%
Independent Conservative0 10100.0%
Lab315 (+2 tell) 55 (+2 tell)091.7%
LDem0 540100.0%
PC0 40100.0%
SDLP0 1033.3%
SNP0 50100.0%
UUP0 50100.0%
Total:316 288093.4%

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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Robert JacksonWantagewhilst Conno
Diane AbbottHackney North and Stoke NewingtonLabaye
Harry BarnesNorth East DerbyshireLabaye
Roger BerryKingswoodLabaye
Colin BurgonElmetLabaye
Martin CatonGowerLab (minister)aye
Michael ClaphamBarnsley West and PenistoneLabaye
Helen ClarkPeterboroughLabaye
Tony ColmanPutneyLabaye
Jeremy CorbynIslington NorthLabaye
David CrausbyBolton North EastLab (minister)aye
Jon CruddasDagenhamLab (minister)aye
Tam DalyellLinlithgowLabaye
Ian DavidsonGlasgow PollokLab (minister)aye
Andrew DismoreHendonLabaye
Jim DobbinHeywood and MiddletonLabaye
Frank DobsonHolborn and St PancrasLabaye
Gwyneth DunwoodyCrewe and NantwichLabaye
Jeff EnnisBarnsley East and MexboroughLabaye
Mark FisherStoke-on-Trent CentralLabaye
Ian GibsonNorwich NorthLabaye
Roger GodsiffBirmingham, Sparkbrook and Small HeathLabaye
John GroganSelbyLabaye
Dai HavardMerthyr Tydfil and RhymneyLab (minister)aye
Kate HoeyVauxhallLab (minister)aye
Kelvin HopkinsLuton NorthLab (minister)tellaye
Lindsay HoyleChorleyLab (minister)aye
Alan HurstBraintreeLabaye
Brian IddonBolton South EastLabaye
Eric IllsleyBarnsley CentralLabaye
Glenda JacksonHampstead and HighgateLabaye
Helen JonesWarrington NorthLab (minister)aye
Jon Owen JonesCardiff CentralLabaye
Lynne JonesBirmingham, Selly OakLabaye
Peter KilfoyleLiverpool, WaltonLabaye
Terry LewisWorsleyLabaye
Tony LloydManchester CentralLabaye
Alice MahonHalifaxLabaye
Jim MarshallLeicester SouthLabaye
Robert Marshall-AndrewsMedwayLabaye
Chris McCaffertyCalder ValleyLabaye
John McDonnellHayes and HarlingtonLabaye
Kevin McNamaraKingston upon Hull NorthLabaye
Julie MorganCardiff NorthLabaye
George MudieLeeds EastLab (minister)aye
Albert OwenYnys MônLab (minister)aye
Gordon PrenticePendleLabaye
Brian SedgemoreHackney South and ShoreditchLabaye
Clare ShortBirmingham, LadywoodLabaye
Alan SimpsonNottingham SouthLabaye
Dennis SkinnerBolsoverLab (minister)aye
Geraldine SmithMorecambe and LunesdaleLabtellaye
Llew SmithBlaenau GwentLabaye
Gerry SteinbergCity of DurhamLabaye
David TaylorNorth West LeicestershireLabaye
Jon TrickettHemsworthLab (minister)aye
Robert WareingLiverpool, West DerbyLabaye
Mike WoodBatley and SpenLabaye

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