Backbench Business Committee — 4 Mar 2010 at 15:41

Jamie Reed MP, Copeland voted with the majority (No).

Motion made, and Question proposed,

That this House approves recommendation 17 of the First Report of the Select Committee on Reform of the House of Commons, Session 2008-09, HC 1117, and looks forward to the House being offered the opportunity within 10 sitting weeks of the beginning of the next session of Parliament to establish a backbench business committee and a new category of backbench business, in the light of further consideration by the Procedure Committee. -(Ms Harman.)

Amendment proposed to motion 7 : (b), leave out from 'opportunity' to end and add

'in the light of further consideration by the Procedure Committee, to establish in time for the beginning of the next Parliament a Backbench Business Committee and a new category of backbench business, comprising initially the 15 days allotted to set piece debates; and subsequently days allocated for general debates.- (Sir George Young.)

Question put, That the amendment be made.

The House divided: Ayes 106, Noes 221.

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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 (No)Minority (Aye)BothTurnout
Con28 76 (+2 tell)054.9%
Independent3 0050.0%
Independent Labour1 00100.0%
Lab122 (+2 tell) 28244.1%
LDem57 0090.5%
PC3 00100.0%
SNP6 0085.7%
Total:220 104253.1%

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
Richard BaconSouth NorfolkCon (front bench)no
Tony BaldryBanburyConno
Brian BinleyNorthampton SouthCon (front bench)no
Peter BoneWellingboroughCon (front bench)no
Graham BradyAltrincham and Sale WestCon (front bench)no
Douglas CarswellHarwichCon (front bench)no
William CashStoneCon (front bench)no
Christopher ChopeChristchurchCon (front bench)no
Philip DaviesShipleyCon (front bench)no
Nigel EvansRibble ValleyCon (front bench)no
Mark FieldCities of London and WestminsterCon (front bench)no
Roger GaleNorth ThanetCon (front bench)no
David Heathcoat-AmoryWellsCon (front bench)no
Philip HolloboneKetteringCon (front bench)no
Michael JackFyldeCon (front bench)no
Bernard JenkinNorth EssexCon (front bench)no
Robert KeySalisburyCon (front bench)no
Edward LeighGainsboroughCon (front bench)no
Malcolm MossNorth East CambridgeshireCon (front bench)no
Richard OttawayCroydon SouthCon (front bench)no
Mark PritchardThe WrekinCon (front bench)no
Malcolm RifkindKensington and ChelseaCon (front bench)no
Andrew TurnerIsle of WightCon (front bench)no
Charles WalkerBroxbourneCon (front bench)no
Robert WalterNorth DorsetCon (front bench)no
John WhittingdaleMaldon and East ChelmsfordCon (front bench)no
Ann WintertonCongletonCon (front bench)no
Nicholas WintertonMacclesfieldCon (front bench)no
Kevin BarronRother ValleyLab (minister)aye
Margaret BeckettDerby SouthLab (minister)aye
Roberta Blackman-WoodsCity of DurhamLab (minister)aye
Lyn BrownWest HamLab (minister)aye
Dawn ButlerBrent SouthLab (minister)aye
Liam ByrneBirmingham, Hodge HillLab (minister)aye
Paul ClarkGillinghamLab (minister)aye
Angela EagleWallaseyLab (minister)aye
Maria EagleLiverpool, GarstonLab (minister)aye
Natascha EngelNorth East DerbyshireLab (minister)aye
Jim FitzpatrickPoplar and Canning TownLab (minister)aye
Harriet HarmanCamberwell and PeckhamLab (minister)aye
Helen JonesWarrington NorthLab (minister)aye
Barbara KeeleyWorsleyLab (minister)aye
Sadiq KhanTootingLab (minister)aye
David KidneyStaffordLab (minister)aye
Thomas McAvoyRutherglen and Hamilton WestLab (minister)aye
Kerry McCarthyBristol EastLab (minister)aye
Sarah McCarthy-FryPortsmouth NorthLab (minister)aye
Ann McKechinGlasgow NorthLab (minister)aye
Chris MoleIpswichLab (minister)aye
Stephen PoundEaling NorthLab (minister)aye
Jonathan R ShawChatham and AylesfordLab (minister)aye
Angela SmithBasildonLab (minister)aye
Stephen TimmsEast HamLab (minister)aye
Michael WillsNorth SwindonLab (minister)aye
Phil WilsonSedgefieldLab (minister)aye
Phil WoolasOldham East and SaddleworthLab (minister)aye
Kevin BrennanCardiff WestLab (minister)both
Meg HillierHackney South and ShoreditchLab (minister)both

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