Committees — Administration Committee — Pay for Chairmen of Standing Committees — 13 Jul 2005 at 17:31

George Osborne MP, Tatton did not vote.

This vote defeated an amendment which would have changed the pay structure of temporary chairmen of committees by bringing forward a payrise from the end of the third year in the post to the end of the second year. The main motion was passed in the next vote. The main motion is:
That this House-
(1) takes note of the Report of the Review Body on Senior Salaries on Pay for Standing Committee Chairmen in the House of Commons presented to Parliament on 6th July (Cm 6566); and
(2) expresses the opinion that-
(a) with effect from 1st November 2005, the salary of a Member should be higher by the amount specified in sub-paragraph (b) than the figure determined in accordance with the provisions of the Resolution of the House of 10th July 1996 in respect of any period during which the Member has been nominated by the Speaker to act as a temporary chairman of committees in accordance with the provisions of Standing Order No. 4 (Chairmen's Panel) ('a member of the Panel'), other than to the extent that the provisions of sub-paragraph (d) apply;
(b) for a Member who has served on the Panel for less than one year, the additional amount should be £2,615; for a Member who has served on the Panel for at least one year but less than three years, the additional amount should be £7,340; for a Member who has served on the Panel for at least three years and less than five years, the additional amount should be £9,960; and for a Member who has served on the Panel for at least five years, the additional amount should be £13,107; and for the purposes of this sub-paragraph length of service should include membership of the Panel before 1st November 2005 and should be calculated irrespective of breaks in service;
(c) a period should begin for the purpose of sub-paragraph (a) on the day on which the Member is appointed to the Panel, or on 1st November 2005, whichever is the later; and end on the day on which the Member ceases to be a member of the Panel;
(d) there should be disregarded for the purpose of sub-paragraph (a) any period in respect of which the Member is receiving additional payment as Chairman of a Select Committee;
(e) the provisions of paragraph (2) of the Resolution of the House of 10th July 1996 relating to Members' Salaries (No. 2) should apply, with effect from 1st April 2006, to a salary determined in accordance with sub-paragraphs (a) and (b) as they apply in relation to a salary determined in accordance with the provisions of that Resolution; and
(f) the Speaker should have authority to interpret these provisions.-[Mr. Coaker.]
and the defeated amendment is that the text in paragraph (b) should be changed from

'three years, the additional amount should be £7,340; for a Member who has served on the Panel for at least three years'.

to:

'two years, the additional amount should be £7,340 and for a Member who has served for more than two years'.

The House divided: Ayes 85, Noes 220.

Debate in Parliament | 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
Con5 74 (+2 tell)041.3%
DUP0 6066.7%
Independent1 0050.0%
Lab193 (+2 tell) 5056.5%
LDem12 0019.7%
PC3 00100.0%
SDLP1 0033.3%
SNP5 0083.3%
Total:220 85048.7%

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

Sort by: Name | Constituency | Party | Vote

NameConstituencyPartyVote
Peter AtkinsonHexhamCon (front bench)no
Jonathan DjanoglyHuntingdonCon (front bench)no
Mark FieldCities of London and WestminsterCon (front bench)no
Peter LilleyHitchin and HarpendenConno
Anne MainSt AlbansCon (front bench)no
Janet AndersonRossendale and DarwenLabaye
Katy ClarkNorth Ayrshire and ArranLab (minister)aye
Jim DowdLewisham WestLab (minister)aye
David HamiltonMidlothianLab (minister)aye
Martyn JonesClwyd SouthLabaye

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