MPs' salaries — Increases capped to 2.3% — rejected — 3 Jul 2008 at 15:05

The majority of MPs voted against capping their annual salary to 2.3% by inserting the extra words[1] into the motion for debate:[2]

  • from 1st April 2008 and from 1st April of each subsequent year a Member's salary should be increased by the percentage increase in the 3 month average Public Sector Average Earnings Index for January of that year relative to the figure for January of the previous year...
  • provided that, without prejudice to the calculations based on the agreed formula, from 1st April 2008 the annual salary is increased by no more than 2.3 per cent. and that the balance of any increase due at 1st April 2008 should be payable from 1st April 2009 in addition to any increase payable at that date.

This motion for debate (effectively) amended in the next vote before it was passed.[3]

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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
Con36 48 (+1 tell)044.3%
Independent1 1040.0%
Lab142 (+2 tell) 84 (+1 tell)065.4%
LDem16 19055.6%
SNP0 2033.3%
UKIP0 01100.0%
Total:195 154157.4%

Rebel Voters - sorted by constituency

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

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NameConstituencyPartyVote
Nick HerbertArundel and South DownsCon (front bench)no
Damian GreenAshfordCon (front bench)no
David LidingtonAylesburyCon (front bench)no
Sandra OsborneAyr, Carrick and CumnockLab (minister)aye
Eric IllsleyBarnsley CentralLab (minister)aye
Dominic GrieveBeaconsfieldCon (front bench)no
Frank FieldBirkenheadLabaye
Gisela StuartBirmingham, EdgbastonLab (minister)aye
Khalid MahmoodBirmingham, Perry BarrLabaye
Joan HumbleBlackpool North and FleetwoodLab (minister)aye
Gordon MarsdenBlackpool SouthLab (minister)aye
Ronnie CampbellBlyth ValleyLabaye
Brian IddonBolton South EastLab (minister)aye
Terry RooneyBradford NorthLab (minister)aye
Desmond TurnerBrighton, KemptownLab (minister)aye
Doug NaysmithBristol North WestLab (minister)aye
David ChaytorBury NorthLab (minister)aye
Chris McCaffertyCalder ValleyLabaye
David HowarthCambridgeLDem (front bench)no
Julian BrazierCanterburyCon (front bench)no
Alun MichaelCardiff South and PenarthLab (minister)aye
Nick AingerCarmarthen West and South PembrokeshireLab (minister)aye
Brian H DonohoeCentral AyrshireLab (minister)aye
Mark HunterCheadleLDem (front bench)no
Martin HorwoodCheltenhamLDem (front bench)no
Cheryl GillanChesham and AmershamCon (front bench)no
Paul HolmesChesterfieldLDem (front bench)no
Mark FieldCities of London and WestminsterCon (front bench)no
Hugh BayleyCity of YorkLab (minister)aye
Martyn JonesClwyd SouthLab (minister)aye
Tom ClarkeCoatbridge, Chryston and BellshillLab (minister)aye
Rosemary McKennaCumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch EastLab (minister)aye
Ann ClwydCynon ValleyLab (minister)aye
Bob LaxtonDerby NorthLab (minister)aye
Gwyn ProsserDoverLab (minister)aye
Jim McGovernDundee WestLab (minister)aye
John CummingsEasingtonLab (minister)aye
Adam IngramEast Kilbride, Strathaven and LesmahagowLabaye
Anne MoffatEast LothianLab (minister)aye
Christopher HuhneEastleighLDem (front bench)no
Gavin StrangEdinburgh EastLab (minister)aye
Nigel GriffithsEdinburgh SouthLab (minister)aye
Andrew LoveEdmontonLab (minister)aye
Andrew MillerEllesmere Port and NestonLab (minister)aye
Colin BurgonElmetLabaye
Chris GraylingEpsom and EwellCon (front bench)no
Julia GoldsworthyFalmouth and CamborneLDem (front bench)no
Alan KeenFeltham and HestonLab (minister)aye
Rudi VisFinchley and Golders GreenLabaye
Michael HowardFolkestone and HytheConno
John RobertsonGlasgow North WestLab (minister)aye
Ian DavidsonGlasgow South WestLab (minister)aye
Quentin DaviesGrantham and Stamfordwhilst Lab (front bench)aye
Greg HandsHammersmith and FulhamCon (front bench)no
David WillettsHavantCon (front bench)no
Andrew StunellHazel GroveLDemno
Tom LevittHigh PeakLab (minister)aye
Frank DobsonHolborn and St PancrasLabaye
Francis MaudeHorshamCon (front bench)no
Mike GapesIlford SouthLab (minister)aye
Danny AlexanderInverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyLDem (front bench)no
Jeremy CorbynIslington NorthLabaye
Don TouhigIslwynLab (minister)aye
Ann CryerKeighleyLab (minister)aye
Malcolm RifkindKensington and ChelseaConno
Philip HolloboneKetteringCon (front bench)no
George HowarthKnowsley North and Sefton EastLab (minister)aye
Edward O'HaraKnowsley SouthLab (minister)aye
Jimmy HoodLanark and Hamilton EastLab (minister)aye
George MudieLeeds EastLab (minister)aye
Keith VazLeicester EastLab (minister)aye
Harry CohenLeyton and WansteadLab (minister)aye
Michael ConnartyLinlithgow and East FalkirkLab (minister)aye
Peter KilfoyleLiverpool, WaltonLabaye
Philip DunneLudlowCon (front bench)no
Theresa MayMaidenheadCon (front bench)no
Alan MealeMansfieldLabaye
Dai HavardMerthyr Tydfil and RhymneyLab (minister)aye
David HamiltonMidlothianLab (minister)aye
Desmond SwayneNew Forest WestCon (front bench)no
Paul FarrellyNewcastle-under-LymeLab (minister)aye
Kevan JonesNorth DurhamLab (minister)aye
Alistair BurtNorth East BedfordshireCon (front bench)no
Norman LambNorth NorfolkLDem (front bench)no
Stephen ByersNorth TynesideLabaye
Shailesh VaraNorth West CambridgeshireCon (front bench)no
George YoungNorth West HampshireCon (front bench)no
David TaylorNorth West LeicestershireLab (minister)aye
Steve WebbNorthavonLDem (front bench)no
Ian GibsonNorwich NorthLab (minister)aye
Graham AllenNottingham NorthLabaye
Evan HarrisOxford West and AbingdonLDem (front bench)no
Jim SheridanPaisley and Renfrewshire NorthLab (minister)tellaye
Gordon PrenticePendleLab (minister)aye
Linda GilroyPlymouth, SuttonLab (minister)aye
Justine GreeningPutneyCon (front bench)no
Mark FrancoisRayleighCon (front bench)no
Rob WilsonReading EastCon (front bench)no
William HagueRichmond (Yorks)Con (front bench)no
Susan KramerRichmond ParkLDem (front bench)no
Janet AndersonRossendale and DarwenLab (minister)aye
Kevin BarronRother ValleyLab (minister)aye
Denis MacShaneRotherhamLabaye
Philip HammondRunnymede and WeybridgeCon (front bench)no
Elliot MorleyScunthorpeLabaye
Michael FallonSevenoaksCon (front bench)no
Clive BettsSheffield, AttercliffeLab (minister)aye
Nick CleggSheffield, HallamLDem (front bench)no
Fiona MactaggartSloughLab (minister)aye
Andrew LansleySouth CambridgeshireCon (front bench)no
David BorrowSouth RibbleLab (minister)aye
Andrew SelousSouth West BedfordshireCon (front bench)no
Alan WhiteheadSouthampton, TestLab (minister)aye
Andrew GeorgeSt IvesLDem (front bench)no
Bill EtheringtonSunderland NorthLabaye
Michael GoveSurrey HeathCon (front bench)no
Andrew MitchellSutton ColdfieldCon (front bench)no
Brian JenkinsTamworthLab (minister)aye
George OsborneTattonCon (front bench)no
Matthew TaylorTruro and St AustellLDemno
Vincent CableTwickenhamLDem (front bench)no
David ClellandTyne BridgeLab (minister)aye
John RandallUxbridgeCon (front bench)no
Kate HoeyVauxhallLab (minister)aye
Denis MurphyWansbeckLab (minister)aye
John SpellarWarleyLabaye
Helen JonesWarrington NorthLab (minister)aye
Mike HallWeaver ValeLab (minister)aye
Adrian BaileyWest Bromwich WestLab (minister)aye
Patrick McLoughlinWest DerbyshireCon (front bench)no
Oliver LetwinWest DorsetCon (front bench)no
John McFallWest DunbartonshireLab (minister)aye
Rosie CooperWest LancashireLab (minister)aye
Ben ChapmanWirral SouthLab (minister)aye
David CameronWitneyCon (front bench)no
Ken PurchaseWolverhampton North EastLab (minister)aye
Liam FoxWoodspringCon (front bench)no

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