MPs' expenses — No lower limit for declaration — 30 Apr 2009 at 17:00
The majority of MPs voted for the motion:
- In respect of any claim for payment made by an hon. Member after 1 July 2009 in relation to any allowance or expenditure for which documentary evidence is required, such evidence shall be required regardless of the sum concerned.
-  Chris Bryant MP, House of Commons, 30 April 2009
-  MPs' allowances - External audits and no more furniture - rejected, House of Commons Division, 3 July 2008
-  Conclusions and Recommendations, Members Estimate Committee - Third Report, House of Commons, 23 June 2008
Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.
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||56||12 (+2 tell)||0||36.3%|
|Lab||227 (+2 tell)||8||0||67.7%|