Postal Services Bill — Clause 33 — Review of Minimum Requirements — 12 Jan 2011 at 18:00

Julian Huppert MP, Cambridge voted not to require at least five years to pass after the Bill enabling the privatisation of Royal Mail comes into effect before the minimum requirements of a universal postal service can be reviewed by the regulator Ofcom.

The majority of MPs voted not to require at least five years to pass after the Bill enabling the privatisation of Royal Mail comes into effect before the minimum requirements of a universal postal service can be reviewed by the regulator Ofcom.

The amendment rejected in this vote:

  • Amendment proposed: 23, page 18, line 25, after second 'time', insert 'but not before the date five years after this Part comes into force'

This would take effect on Clause 33(1) of the Bill[2] which at the time of the vote stated:

  • OFCOM may from time to time review the extent to which the provision made by section 30 reflects the reasonable needs of the users of postal services provided in the United Kingdom.

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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 (No)Minority (Aye)BothTurnout
Con275 (+1 tell) 0090.2%
DUP0 5062.5%
Green0 10100.0%
Ind0 10100.0%
Lab0 221 (+2 tell)086.8%
LDem42 (+1 tell) 0075.4%
PC0 30100.0%
SDLP0 2066.7%
SNP0 60100.0%
Total:317 239087.2%

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

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NameConstituencyPartyVote
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