Prohibition on Emergency Service and Transport Strikes Withouth Majority of Employees in Unionised Workforce Voting For Action — 26 Apr 2011 at 17:43

Mark Reckless MP, Rochester and Strood voted to prohibit strike action in the emergency and transport service sectors unless a majority of employees in the unionised workforce has voted in favour of such action.

The majority of MPs voted against prohibiting strike action in the emergency and transport service sectors unless a majority of employees in the unionised workforce has voted in favour of such action.

The motion rejected in this vote was:

  • That leave be given to bring in a Bill to prohibit strike action in the emergency and transport service sectors unless a majority of employees in the unionised workforce has voted in favour of such action;
  • to make procedural provision in relation to balloting for industrial action;
  • and for connected purposes.

Debate in Parliament | Source |

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
Con2 117 (+2 tell)039.5%
DUP0 4050.0%
Green1 00100.0%
Lab142 (+2 tell) 0056.0%
LDem20 0035.1%
PC3 00100.0%
SNP3 0050.0%
Total:171 121046.4%

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

Sort by: Name | Constituency | Party | Vote

NameConstituencyPartyVote
Andrew PercyBrigg and GooleConno
Craig WhittakerCalder ValleyConno

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