Prohibition on Emergency Service and Transport Strikes Withouth Majority of Employees in Unionised Workforce Voting For Action — 26 Apr 2011 at 17:43
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset did not vote.
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.
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 (No)||Minority (Aye)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||2||117 (+2 tell)||0||39.5%|
|Lab||142 (+2 tell)||0||0||56.0%|
|Andrew Percy||Brigg and Goole||Con (front bench)||no|
|Craig Whittaker||Calder Valley||Con (front bench)||no|