Banking (Special Provisions) Bill — Second Reading — 19 Feb 2008 at 19:50
Kenneth Clarke MP, Rushcliffe voted in the minority (No).
The majority voted for a Second Reading for the passage of the Banking (Special Provisions) Bill, the purpose of which was to nationalize the failed mortgage company Northern Rock. The debate leading up to this vote was on the broad nature of the proposed law as well as any relevant reports about events leading up to it. It is followed by a line by line discussion of the Bill known as the Committee Stage.
-  Banking (Special Provisions) Bill
-  Second Reading debate, House of Commons, 19 February 2008.
-  The Run on the Rock, Treasury Committee Fifth Report, 24 January 2008.
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||159 (+2 tell)||0||83.4%|
|Lab||301 (+2 tell)||0||0||86.1%|