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

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 constituency

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

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