Parliamentary and Local Elections (Choice of Electoral Systems) — 14 Jun 2006 at 12:46

David Laws MP, Yeovil voted in the minority (Aye).

I beg to move,

That leave be given to bring in a Bill to provide for the holding of referendums about methods of election to the House of Commons and to local authorities; to enable a specified number of electors to require the holding of such a referendum; to require the Electoral Commission to establish a Citizens' Assembly to perform functions in relation to referendums; to provide for the adoption by a local authority of a different method of election; and for connected purposes.

Question put, pursuant to Standing Order No. 23 (Motions for leave to bring in Bills and nomination of Select Committees at commencement of public business):-

The House divided: Ayes 72, Noes 168.

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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
Con97 (+2 tell) 0050.8%
DUP1 4055.6%
Lab68 17024.1%
LDem0 43 (+2 tell)071.4%
PC1 1066.7%
Res0 10100.0%
SDLP0 30100.0%
SNP0 3050.0%
Total:167 72038.4%

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
Nigel DoddsBelfast NorthDUPno
Chris BryantRhonddaLabaye
John DenhamSouthampton, ItchenLabaye
Natascha EngelNorth East DerbyshireLabaye
Mark FisherStoke-on-Trent CentralLabaye
Patrick HallBedfordLabaye
Lynne JonesBirmingham, Selly OakLabaye
Mark LazarowiczEdinburgh North and LeithLabaye
Andrew MacKinlayThurrockLabaye
Gordon MarsdenBlackpool SouthLabaye
Chris McCaffertyCalder ValleyLabaye
Julie MorganCardiff NorthLabaye
Doug NaysmithBristol North WestLabaye
Mohammad SarwarGlasgow CentralLabaye
Alan SimpsonNottingham SouthLabaye
David TaylorNorth West LeicestershireLabaye
Paddy TippingSherwoodLab (PPS)aye
Alan WhiteheadSouthampton, TestLabaye

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