New Standing Order — Regional Select Committees — Membership — 12 Nov 2008 at 16:17
David Laws MP, Yeovil voted to require membership of new regional select committees to be determined taking account of the proportion of members of each party representing constituencies in the relevant region and for at least one member from each of the three largest parties to be on each committee.
The majority of MPs voted against requiring membership of new regional select committees to be determined taking account of the proportion of members of each party representing constituencies in the relevant region and against requiring at least one member from each of the three largest parties to be on each committee.
MPs were considering a new House of Commons Standing Order to introduce Regional select committees.
The amendment rejected in this vote was:
- Amendment (c), in line 20, at end, insert—
- '(2A) In nominating Members to the Committees under this order, the Committee of Selection shall have regard to the proportion of Members of each party representing constituencies in the relevant region;
- (2B) Notwithstanding paragraph (2A), the Committee of Selection shall nominate at least one Member from each of the three largest parties to each Committee.'
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||231 (+2 tell)||12||0||70.0%|
|LDem||0||47 (+2 tell)||0||77.8%|
|Graham Allen||Nottingham North||Lab||aye|
|Jeremy Corbyn||Islington North||Lab||aye|
|David Drew||Stroud||Lab (minister)||aye|
|Mark Fisher||Stoke-on-Trent Central||Lab||aye|
|John Grogan||Selby||Lab (minister)||aye|
|Kelvin Hopkins||Luton North||Lab (minister)||aye|
|Lynne Jones||Birmingham, Selly Oak||Lab (minister)||aye|
|Eric Martlew||Carlisle||Lab (minister)||aye|
|John Martin McDonnell||Hayes and Harlington||Lab||aye|
|Gordon Prentice||Pendle||Lab (minister)||aye|
|Anthony D Wright||Great Yarmouth||Lab (minister)||aye|