Corporation Tax Bill — The Economy and Business, Innovation and Skills — 26 Nov 2009 at 17:46
Question accordingly negatived .
Amendment proposed: at the end of the Question to add:
"but humbly regret that the Gracious Speech fails to provide proposals for constituents to recall hon. Members for misconduct, to provide for a code of financial conduct for candidates at the next general election so that the public can understand the financial affairs of those they are voting for, to complete the reform of the House of Lords to ensure that only people who have been democratically elected have power to make law, to reform party funding to ensure that the influence of large corporate donations is removed, to fix the length of the parliamentary term so that the date of a general election is known years in advance, to provide a Citizens' Assembly to agree a new voting system for parliamentary elections and fundamentally to review the procedures of this House to strengthen the power of backbenchers, reduce the power of the whips and ensure that the business of the House is organised transparently in a formal committee of the House."- (Mr. Burstow.)
Question put forthwith (Standing Order No. 33), That the amendment be made.
The House divided: Ayes 64, Noes 469.
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|
|Lab||306 (+2 tell)||0||0||88.0%|
|LDem||0||55 (+2 tell)||0||90.5%|