Higher Education Bill — Director of Fair Access to Higher Education — 23 Jun 2004 at 14:31

Mr Charles Hendry MP, Wealden voted against requiring universities charging the higher rate of tuition fees to plough back some of that extra income into outreach and financial support for students.

The majority of MPs voted to require universities charging the higher rate of tuition fees to plough back some of that extra income into outreach and financial support for students.

The text of the approved motion was:

  • That this House disagrees with the Lords in the said amendment.

During debate Alan Johnston MP spoke about the amendment, No. 17[1], and said:

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 (Aye)Minority (No)BothTurnout
Con0 106 (+2 tell)066.3%
DUP0 4066.7%
Ind0 1050.0%
Lab308 (+2 tell) 0076.4%
LDem0 47087.0%
PC3 0075.0%
UUP0 50100.0%
Total:311 163074.7%

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

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NameConstituencyPartyVote
no rebellions

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