Climate Change Bill — International aviation and shipping emission projections — rejected — 28 Oct 2008 at 20:45

Gerald Howarth MP, Aldershot did not vote.

The majority of MPs voted against adding a new clause[1] to the Climate Change Bill which said:

  • The Secretary of State shall lay before Parliament a report including -
  • annual projections of the level of emissions he expects to arise from international aviation and shipping which are the result of UK economic activity
  • an explanation of the methodology used to make this emissions projection, and
  • the way in which any carbon budgets have been adjusted to take account of such projections.

The purpose of the clause is to expose the seemingly special consideration which has often been granted to aviation over all other sectors of the economy.[2] The objection to the clause was that recording shipping emissions is particularly difficult.[3]

The Conservative Party almost entirely abstained from this vote.

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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
Con2 001.0%
DUP6 0066.7%
Ind0 3060.0%
Ind Lab0 10100.0%
Lab271 (+2 tell) 0078.2%
LDem0 50 (+2 tell)082.5%
PC0 2066.7%
Res0 10100.0%
SDLP0 1033.3%
SNP0 4057.1%
UKIP1 00100.0%
Total:280 62054.5%

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

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NameConstituencyPartyVote
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