Orders of the Day — New Clause 1 — Collective enfranchisement by leaseholders — 29 Apr 2008 at 18:45

David Laws MP, Yeovil voted with the majority (No).

I beg to move, That the clause be read a Second time.

New clause 1 is an attempt to rectify a small but aggravating injustice in the stamp duty land tax. It is an injustice against the thousands of people who own the leasehold of their property and wish to acquire the freehold under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993. It is a technical problem recognised by hon. Members on both sides of the Committee, and we hope to provide a solution to it this evening.

Question put, That the clause be read a Second time:-

The Committee divided: Ayes 130, Noes 321.

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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 123 (+2 tell)065.1%
DUP0 4044.4%
Ind1 0020.0%
Lab283 (+2 tell) 0081.2%
LDem35 0055.6%
PC0 2066.7%
SDLP2 0066.7%
UKIP0 10100.0%
Total:321 130072.6%

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