Energy Bill — Renewable energy feed-in tariff — rejected — 30 Apr 2008 at 17:30
Jim Cousins MP, Newcastle upon Tyne Central voted to require the Government to establish a renewable energy feed-in tariff
The majority of MPs voted against requiring the Secretary of State to establish a renewable energy feed-in tariff that would have rewarded consumers for each kilowatt hour of energy exported back onto the public gas or electricity network from a renewable source.
-  Brown suffers rebellion as MPs attempt to boost green power, The Guardian, 2 May 2008
-  Alan Simson MP, House of Commons, 30 April 2008.
-  Energy Bill, House of Commons, 12 March 2008.
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.
|Party||Majority (No)||Minority (Aye)||Both||Turnout|
|Lab||250 (+2 tell)||35 (+2 tell)||0||82.3%|