Backbench Business Committee — 4 Mar 2010 at 15:41
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset voted in the minority (Aye).
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.
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|
|Con||28||76 (+2 tell)||0||54.9%|
|Lab||122 (+2 tell)||28||2||44.1%|