Use of the House of Commons Chamber by the United Kingdom Youth Parliament — 21 Jul 2010 at 23:15
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset voted to allow the UK Youth Parliament to use the House of Commons chamber.
The majority of MPs voted in favour of allowing the UK Youth Parliament to use the House of Commons chamber on an annual basis.
The text of the motion which was passed read:
- That this House
- welcomes the work of the United Kingdom Youth Parliament in providing young people with an opportunity to engage with the political process;
- notes that the House agreed on 16 March 2009 to allow the Youth Parliament to meet once in the Chamber; recalls that this meeting took place on 30 October 2009; and
- accordingly resolves that the UK Youth Parliament should be allowed to meet once a year in the Chamber of this House for the duration of this Parliament.
This was the second time a vote on this motion was held as the result of the first vote was questioned.
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 (Aye)||Minority (No)||Both||Turnout|
|David Amess||Southend West||Con (front bench)||no|
|Brian Binley||Northampton South||Con (front bench)||no|
|Peter Bone||Wellingborough||Con (front bench)||no|
|Graham Brady||Altrincham and Sale West||Con (front bench)||no|
|Christopher Chope||Christchurch||Con (front bench)||no|
|Philip Davies||Shipley||Con (front bench)||no|
|David Davis||Haltemprice and Howden||Con||no|
|Mark Field||Cities of London and Westminster||Con||no|
|Philip Hollobone||Kettering||Con (front bench)||no|
|Edward Leigh||Gainsborough||Con (front bench)||no|
|Anne Main||St Albans||Con (front bench)||no|
|David Nuttall||Bury North||Con||no|
|Anna Soubry||Broxtowe||Con (front bench)||no|
|Sammy Wilson||East Antrim||DUP (front bench)||no|
|Ian Lucas||Wrexham||Lab (minister)||no|
|Chris Ruane||Vale of Clwyd||Lab||no|
|Dave Watts||St Helens North||Lab (minister)||no|