Opposition Day — Sentencing — Discount for Guilty Plea — 23 May 2011 at 19:04
Jo Swinson MP, East Dunbartonshire voted in favour of a discount of up to 50% on a custodial sentence in return for a guilty plea.
The majority of MPs voted in favour of a discount of up to 50% on a custodial sentence in return for a guilty plea.
The motion rejected in this vote was:
- That this House
- opposes changing the maximum discount for custodial sentences to up to 50% for those who plead guilty.
During the debate it was stated that at the time of the vote the discount for a guilty plea was up to a third.
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 (No)||Minority (Aye)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||256 (+1 tell)||6||0||85.9%|
|Lab||0||212 (+2 tell)||0||83.3%|
|LDem||45 (+1 tell)||0||0||80.7%|
|Julian Lewis||New Forest East||Con||aye|
|Anne Main||St Albans||Con||aye|
|David Nuttall||Bury North||Con||aye|
|Andrew Percy||Brigg and Goole||Con||aye|