Christmas Holiday — 25 Nov 2009 at 19:45

Jamie Reed MP, Copeland voted with the majority (Aye).

The majority of MPs voted for the House of Commons not to sit between Wednesday 16 December 2009 and Tuesday 5 January 2010

This division was to have been taken on the 23rd of November[1]; but as it was reached at 10pm on that day it was deferred to the 25th.

There was no debate on this point immediately preceding the vote but a few days after this vote Conservative MP George Young suggested the House of Commons could have used extra time to enable debates on the pre-budget report and Afganistan to take place.[2]

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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
Con0 138071.5%
DUP1 3044.4%
Ind2 2066.7%
Lab263 3076.0%
LDem4 47081.0%
PC1 1066.7%
SDLP2 0066.7%
SNP0 4057.1%
Total:273 198074.3%

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
Sammy WilsonEast AntrimDUPaye
David HamiltonMidlothianLabno
Kate HoeyVauxhallLabno
Andrew MacKinlayThurrockLabno
John BarrettEdinburgh WestLDem (front bench)aye
Malcolm BruceGordonLDemaye
Nick HarveyNorth DevonLDem (front bench)aye
Lembit ÖpikMontgomeryshireLDemaye

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