MPs' expenses — No lower limit for declaration — 30 Apr 2009 at 17:00

Gordon Marsden MP, Blackpool South voted with the majority (Aye).

The majority of MPs voted for the motion:[1]

  • 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.

The current limit above with a receipt must be submitted is £25. As recently as June 2008 the proposal to reduce this limit down to zero was rejected by a vote among MPs.[2][3]

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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 (Aye)Minority (No)BothTurnout
Con56 12 (+2 tell)036.3%
DUP2 0022.2%
Ind4 1083.3%
Lab227 (+2 tell) 8067.7%
LDem52 1084.1%
PC1 0033.3%
SNP5 0071.4%
UUP1 00100.0%
Total:348 22059.2%

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

Sort by: Name | Constituency | Party | Vote

NameConstituencyPartyVote
James ArbuthnotNorth East HampshireConno
Christopher ChopeChristchurchContellno
Patrick CormackSouth StaffordshireConno
David CurrySkipton and RiponConno
John GummerSuffolk CoastalConno
Michael HowardFolkestone and HytheConno
Julie KirkbrideBromsgroveConno
Anthony SteenTotnesConno
Sir Peter TapsellLouth and HorncastleConno
Ian TaylorEsher and WaltonConno
Andrew TurnerIsle of WightContellno
Ann WintertonCongletonConno
Nicholas WintertonMacclesfieldConno
George YoungNorth West HampshireConno
David ClellandTyne BridgeLabno
Andrew DismoreHendonLabno
Dai HavardMerthyr Tydfil and RhymneyLabno
Jim McGovernDundee WestLabno
Gordon PrenticePendleLabno
Barry SheermanHuddersfieldLabno
Alan SimpsonNottingham SouthLabno
Mike WoodBatley and SpenLabno
Lembit ÖpikMontgomeryshireLDemno

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