Armed Forces Bill — New Clause 15 — Regional Defence Spending and Employment Statistics — 14 Jun 2011 at 21:15

Mark Reckless MP, Rochester and Strood voted against a proposal to require the publication of defence spending and estimates of defence related employment by UK region.

The majority of MPs rejected a proposal to require the publication of defence spending and estimates of defence related employment by UK region.

MPs were considering the Armed Forces Bill[1]. The proposed new clause rejected in this vote was:

  • (1) The Secretary of State for Defence shall publish annual statistics on—
  • (a) defence spending by each Government Office Region by—
  • (i) equipment expenditure;
  • (ii) non-equipment expenditure;
  • (iii) service personnel costs;
  • (iv) civilian personnel costs; and
  • (b) defence spending in each local authority area by—
  • (i) equipment expenditure;
  • (ii) non-equipment expenditure;
  • (iii) service personnel costs;
  • (iv) civilian personnel costs.
  • (2) The Secretary of State for Defence shall publish annual estimates of national and regional employment dependent on MoD expenditure and defence exports.’.

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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
Alliance1 00100.0%
Con240 (+1 tell) 0078.8%
DUP0 3037.5%
Green0 10100.0%
Ind0 10100.0%
Lab0 000.0%
LDem41 (+1 tell) 0073.7%
PC0 2066.7%
SNP0 3 (+2 tell)083.3%
Total:282 10046.3%

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

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NameConstituencyPartyVote
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