Prime Minister — Clause 1 — initial duties — 20 Jan 2010 at 17:45

David Laws MP, Yeovil voted in the minority (No).

I beg to move amendment 6, page 1, line 14, at end add-

'(4) The initial duties as set out in subsections (1) to (3) above shall have no effect if a Minister certifies at the end of each financial year that fiscal policy has been conducted over the relevant period in accordance with section [Principles] and in compliance with orders made under section [Duties for securing sound public finances]'.

Question put, That the clause stand part of the Bill.

The Committee divided: Ayes 267, Noes 201.

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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 143 (+2 tell)075.1%
DUP0 4050.0%
Ind1 3066.7%
Lab266 (+2 tell) 0076.8%
LDem0 44069.8%
PC0 2066.7%
SNP0 5071.4%
Total:267 201075.0%

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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