Iraq Inquiry — Call rejected — 25 Mar 2008 at 21:45

Desmond Swayne MP, New Forest West voted in the minority (Aye).

The majority voted against the motion before Parliament, which read:

This House calls for an inquiry by an independent committee of privy councillors to review the way in which the responsibilities of Government were discharged in relation to Iraq, and all matters relevant thereto, in the period leading up to military action in that country in March 2003 and its aftermath and to make recommendations on lessons to be drawn for the future.[1]

An alternative motion was proposed and voted on in the following division.

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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
Con0 177 (+2 tell)093.2%
DUP0 7077.8%
Ind0 4080.0%
Ind Con1 00100.0%
Ind Lab0 10100.0%
Lab298 (+2 tell) 12088.6%
LDem0 59093.7%
PC0 30100.0%
SDLP0 30100.0%
SNP0 5083.3%
Total:299 271090.4%

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
Harry CohenLeyton and WansteadLabaye
Jeremy CorbynIslington NorthLabaye
Mark FisherStoke-on-Trent CentralLabaye
Paul FlynnNewport WestLabaye
Kelvin HopkinsLuton NorthLabaye
Lynne JonesBirmingham, Selly OakLabaye
Robert Marshall-AndrewsMedwayLabaye
John McDonnellHayes and HarlingtonLabaye
Gordon PrenticePendleLabaye
Linda RiordanHalifaxLabaye
Alan SimpsonNottingham SouthLabaye
Peter SoulsbyLeicester SouthLabaye

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