Higher Education Bill — Clause 27 — Sections 22 to 26: supplementary provisions — 23 Jun 2004 at 16:30
Patrick McLoughlin MP, West Derbyshire voted against allowing universities to charge higher fees and against charging of fees after the third year.
The majority of MPs voted to allow universities to charge higher fees and to charge fees after the third year.
Lords amendment no. 2 was rejected in this vote.
During debate the effect of amendment 2 was described as being to:"not only stop universities charging higher fees, but abolish all fees after the third year"
Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.
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.
|Party||Majority (Aye)||Minority (No)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||0||121 (+2 tell)||0||75.5%|
|Lab||302 (+2 tell)||1||0||75.1%|
|Jim Cousins||Newcastle upon Tyne Central||Lab (minister)||no|