Fixed-term Parliaments Bill — Programme Motion — 13 Sep 2010 at 21:45
The majority of MPs voted to approve a timetable for the House of Commons' consideration of the Fixed Term Parliaments Bill.
The text of the approved motion read:
- That the following provisions shall apply to the Fixed-term Parliaments Bill:
- 1. The Bill shall be committed to a Committee of the whole House.
- Proceedings in Committee
- 2. Proceedings in Committee of the whole House shall be completed in two days.
- 3. The proceedings shall be taken in the following order: Clauses 1 to 4; the Schedule; Clause 5; new Clauses; new Schedules; remaining proceedings on the Bill.
- 4. The proceedings shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at the moment of interruption on the second day.
- 5. Standing Order No. 83B (Programming committees) shall not apply to the proceedings on the Bill in Committee of the whole House.
- Consideration and Third Reading
- 6. Proceedings on consideration shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion one hour before the moment of interruption on the day on which those proceedings are commenced.
- 7. Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at the moment of interruption on that day.
- 8. Standing Order No. 83B (Programming committees) shall not apply to proceedings on consideration and Third Reading.
- Other proceedings
- 9. Any other proceedings on the Bill (including any proceedings on consideration of Lords Amendments or on any further messages from the Lords) may be programmed.
-  The Fixed Term Parliaments Bill page on the Parliament.uk website
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|
|Con||256 (+1 tell)||9||0||86.9%|
|DUP||0||3 (+1 tell)||0||50.0%|
|LDem||48 (+1 tell)||0||0||86.0%|
|SNP||0||3 (+1 tell)||0||66.7%|
|Bernard Jenkin||Harwich and North Essex||Con||no|
|Jacob Rees-Mogg||North East Somerset||Con||no|