Fixed Term Parliaments Bill — Third Reading — 18 Jan 2011 at 22:00
The majority of MPs voted in favour of holding general elections on a regular basis every five years, with some exceptions permitting early elections.
MPs voted to approve the Fixed Term Parliaments Bill at its third reading, to approve the Bill and support it becoming law.
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||262 (+1 tell)||6||0||87.9%|
|Lab||0||215 (+2 tell)||0||84.1%|
|LDem||50 (+1 tell)||0||0||89.5%|
|Charles Walker||Broxbourne||Con (front bench)||no|
|David Nuttall||Bury North||Con (front bench)||no|
|Christopher Chope||Christchurch||Con (front bench)||no|
|Andrew Turner||Isle of Wight||Con (front bench)||no|
|Philip Hollobone||Kettering||Con (front bench)||no|
|Philip Davies||Shipley||Con (front bench)||no|