Bill Presented — Fiscal Responsibility — New Clause 3 — 2010 Target — 9 Dec 2009 at 16:30

David Laws MP, Yeovil voted in the minority (Aye).

'(1) The Secretary of State must, before the end of the period of three months beginning with the day on which the Act is passed, publish and lay before Parliament a report setting out an assessment of progress made towards meeting the 2010 target.

(2) The 2010 target is that in the financial year beginning with 1 April 2010, fewer than 1.7 million children live in households that fall within the relevant income group as defined by section 2(2).'.- (Andrew Selous.)

Brought up, and read the First time.

Question put, That the clause be read a Second time.

The House divided: Ayes 214, Noes 281.

Debate in Parliament | Source |

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 (No)Minority (Aye)BothTurnout
Con0 145 (+2 tell)076.2%
DUP0 7077.8%
Ind2 3083.3%
Lab279 (+2 tell) 3081.1%
LDem0 50079.4%
PC0 2066.7%
SNP0 3042.9%
UUP0 10100.0%
Total:281 214079.0%

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

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NameConstituencyPartyVote
Jeremy CorbynIslington NorthLabaye
David DrewStroudLabaye
Lynne JonesBirmingham, Selly OakLabaye

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