Nuclear Power — Welcomes the role of civil nuclear power — 17 Jan 2006 at 21:59
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset did not vote.
The majority of MPs voted for the motion:
- This House
- welcomes the recent announcement of an energy review to assess future options on both the supply and demand for energy including the role of civil nuclear power; and
- notes the Government's energy policy as set out in the 2003 Energy White Paper, to make progress towards the goal of reducing carbon dioxide emissions by 60% by 2050, to maintain the reliability of energy supplies, to promote competitive markets in the UK and beyond and to ensure that every home is adequately and affordably heated.
This replaced a motion which was previously voted down by the majority of MPs.
-  Malcolm Wicks MP, House of Commons, 17 January 2006
-  Energy White Paper 2003: Our Energy Future - Creating a Low Carbon Economy, Department of Trade and Industry, February 2003
-  Nuclear Power - Opposition to construction of new generation - rejected, House of Commons, 17 January 2006
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|
|Lab||280 (+2 tell)||0||0||79.9%|
|LDem||0||54 (+2 tell)||0||90.3%|