School Meals and Nutrition Bill — 25 Feb 2005 at 13:01

Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset did not vote.

Those voting aye were agreeing in principle with the School Meals and Nutrition Bill, which is a private members bill (ie not put forward by the Government).

The vote was lost because only 19 MPs (including tellers?) took part in the division, which meant it didn't achieve the quorum 40 required to make a decision. If there had been time, this Bill could have been reintroduced later in the Parliamentary session.

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
Con4 203.7%
Lab5 (+2 tell) 3 (+1 tell)02.7%
LDem0 1 (+1 tell)03.6%
Total:9 603.0%

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

Sort by: Name | Constituency | Party | Vote

Nigel EvansRibble ValleyCon (front bench)aye
Richard OttawayCroydon SouthCon (front bench)aye
Ian DavidsonGlasgow PollokLab (minister)aye
Geraint DaviesCroydon CentralLab (minister)tellaye
Linda GilroyPlymouth, SuttonLab (minister)aye
Mr Brian WhiteNorth East Milton KeynesLab (minister)aye

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