Airport Expansion (Parliamentary Approval) — 24 Feb 2009 at 16:39
Jim Cousins MP, Newcastle upon Tyne Central voted with the majority (Aye).
I beg to move,
That leave be given to bring in a Bill to amend the Planning Act 2008 to require parliamentary approval for proposals for the building of new major airports and additional runways at existing major airports; and for connected purposes.
Question put (Standing Order No. 23).
The House divided: Ayes 247, Noes 203.
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 (Aye)||Minority (No)||Both||Turnout|
|Lab||22 (+1 tell)||200 (+1 tell)||1||64.3%|
|LDem||57 (+1 tell)||0 (+1 tell)||0||93.7%|