Draft Justification Decision (Generation of Electricity by the EPR Nuclear Reactor) Regulations 2010 — 24 Nov 2010 at 21:08
Theresa May MP, Maidenhead voted to state the use of the EPR nuclear reactor design is justified.
The majority of MPs voted to permit a new type of nuclear energy generation technology, agreeing its use is justified given the balance of benefits verses detriments.
The technology in question generates electricity from nuclear energy using oxide fuel of low enrichment in fissile content in a light water cooled, light water moderated thermal reactor known as EPR.
EPR is an abbreviation for European Pressurized Reactor
The motion approved in this vote was:
- That the draft Justification Decision (Generation of Electricity by the EPR Nuclear Reactor) Regulations 2010, which were laid before this House on 18 October, be approved.
Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.
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|
|Zac Goldsmith||Richmond Park||Con (front bench)||no|
|Andy Burnham||Leigh||Lab (minister)||no|
|John Denham||Southampton, Itchen||Lab (minister)||no|
|Jim Dobbin||Heywood and Middleton||Lab||no|
|Natascha Engel||North East Derbyshire||Lab (minister)||no|
|Paul Flynn||Newport West||Lab (minister)||no|
|David Heyes||Ashton-under-Lyne||Lab (minister)||no|
|Kelvin Hopkins||Luton North||Lab (minister)||no|
|George Howarth||Knowsley||Lab (minister)||no|
|Alan Johnson||Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle||Lab (minister)||no|
|John Martin McDonnell||Hayes and Harlington||Lab||no|
|Marsha Singh||Bradford West||Lab||no|
|Jon Trickett||Hemsworth||Lab (minister)||no|
|Dave Watts||St Helens North||Lab (minister)||no|
|John Leech||Manchester, Withington||LDem (front bench)||no|