Political Parties and Elections Bill — Candidate for MP becoming own election agent does not disclose home address — 2 Mar 2009 at 21:00
David Laws MP, Yeovil voted in the minority (No).
The majority of MPs voted in favour of the minor amendment to the Political Parties and Elections Bill, consequential to the changes to the rules for Parliamentary elections made in the previous division but one, that if a Parliamentary candidate's election agent dies and he inherits the position, his home address will not be disclosed.
-  Effect of default in election agent's appointment, Section 70, Representation of the People's Act 1983
-  Sylvia Heal, Deputy Speaker, House of Commons, 2 March 2009
-  Pete Wishart MP, House of Commons, 2 March 2009
-  Simon Hughs MP, House of Commons, 2 March 2009
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|
|Con||44 (+1 tell)||15||0||31.1%|
|Lab||161 (+1 tell)||80||0||69.1%|
|LDem||6||49 (+2 tell)||0||90.5%|