Business of the House — Programme — 15 Jun 2010 at 17:26

Dai Havard MP, Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney voted against ensuring consideration of a range of motions relating to the operation of committees could be dealt with on the day, rather than being deferred as the standing orders may otherwise have required them to be.

The majority of MPs voted to ensure consideration of a range of motions relating to the operation of committees could be dealt with on the day, rather than being deferred as the standing orders may otherwise have required them to be.

The motion approved by the majority of MPs in this vote was:

  • That, at today's sitting, the Speaker shall put the Questions necessary to dispose of proceedings on the Motions in the name of Sir George Young relating to Backbench Business Committee, Election of Backbench Business Committee, Backbench Business (Amendment of Standing Orders), Westminster Hall (Amendment of Standing Orders), Topical Debates (Amendments of Standing Orders), Pay for Chairs of Select Committees, Backbench Business Committee (Review), September Sittings, Business of the House (Private Members' Bills), Deferred Divisions (Timing), Select Committees (Membership), Select Committees (Machinery of Government Change) and Sittings of the House not later than 9.30 pm;
  • such Questions shall include the Questions on any Amendments selected by the Speaker which may then be moved;
  • proceedings may continue after the moment of interruption; and Standing Order No. 41A (Deferred divisions) shall not apply.

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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
Con252 (+2 tell) 3084.0%
DUP0 4050.0%
Green0 10100.0%
Lab1 181 (+2 tell)071.3%
LDem48 0084.2%
PC0 30100.0%
SNP0 60100.0%
Total:301 198078.7%

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
David DavisHaltemprice and HowdenConno
Philip HolloboneKetteringConno
Richard ShepherdAldridge-BrownhillsConno
Michael MeacherOldham West and RoytonLabaye

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