Parliamentary Elections (Recall and Primaries) — New Clause 13 — Local Spending Reports — 13 Oct 2009 at 21:00
David Laws MP, Yeovil voted in the minority (Aye).
'(1) The Secretary of State must as soon as practicable but not less than 12 months after the passing of this Act produce and publish a Local Spending Report.
(2) The reports must cover-
(a) all government departments, and
(b) any other person exercising public functions.
(3) The reports must include-
(a) all public expenditure for each local authority area in so far as it is possible to define it, and
(b) both current and proposed future spending.
(4) Local spending reports shall be updated as frequently as is reasonably practicable but in any event at least once every two years.
(5) The first report under this section must be laid before Parliament no later than 12 months after this Act is passed.
(6) In this section the term "Local Spending Report" has the same meaning as in the Sustainable Communities Act 2007 (c. 23).'.- (Mr. Drew.)
Question put, That the clause be added to the Bill.
The House divided: Ayes 203, Noes 261.
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|
|Con||0||140 (+1 tell)||0||73.1%|
|Lab||260 (+2 tell)||10||0||77.9%|
|LDem||0||48 (+1 tell)||0||77.8%|
|Diane Abbott||Hackney North and Stoke Newington||Lab||aye|
|Jeremy Corbyn||Islington North||Lab||aye|
|David Drew||Stroud||Lab (minister)||aye|
|Kelvin Hopkins||Luton North||Lab (minister)||aye|
|Lynne Jones||Birmingham, Selly Oak||Lab (minister)||aye|
|John Martin McDonnell||Hayes and Harlington||Lab||aye|
|Gordon Prentice||Pendle||Lab (minister)||aye|
|Alan Simpson||Nottingham South||Lab||aye|
|David Taylor||North West Leicestershire||Lab (minister)||aye|