Iraq Inquiry — Not the right time — 25 Mar 2008 at 21:45

Andrew Stunell MP, Hazel Grove voted in the minority (No).

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

This House --

  • notes the Resolutions of this House of 31st October 2006[1] and 11th June 2007[2] on an Iraq inquiry;
  • recognises that this House has already twice voted against holding an inquiry at these times;
  • further recognises that a time will come when an inquiry is appropriate; but
  • declines to make a proposal for a further inquiry at this time, whilst important operations are underway in Iraq to support the people and government of Iraq.[3]

This replaced a motion in favour of an inquiry that was voted down previously.[4]

Question put, That the original words stand part of the Question:-

The House divided: Ayes 271, Noes 299.

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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 (Aye)Minority (No)BothTurnout
Con0 175 (+2 tell)092.2%
DUP0 7077.8%
Ind0 3060.0%
Ind Con1 00100.0%
Lab298 (+2 tell) 7087.2%
LDem0 58092.1%
PC0 30100.0%
SDLP0 1033.3%
SNP0 5083.3%
Total:299 259088.6%

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 WansteadLabno
Jeremy CorbynIslington NorthLabno
Kelvin HopkinsLuton NorthLabno
Robert Marshall-AndrewsMedwayLabno
John McDonnellHayes and HarlingtonLabno
Linda RiordanHalifaxLabno
Alan SimpsonNottingham SouthLabno

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