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.

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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
Con256 (+1 tell) 6085.9%
DUP0 2025.0%
Green1 00100.0%
Lab0 212 (+2 tell)083.3%
LDem45 (+1 tell) 0080.7%
PC1 0033.3%
SDLP0 1033.3%
Total:303 221083.1%

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
Philip DaviesShipleyConaye
Philip HolloboneKetteringConaye
Julian LewisNew Forest EastConaye
Anne MainSt AlbansConaye
David NuttallBury NorthConaye
Andrew PercyBrigg and GooleConaye

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