Armed Forces Bill — Allow Medals Awarded by Commonwealth Governments to be Worn Without Restriction — 19 Oct 2011 at 19:30
Hugo Swire MP, East Devon voted to allow the wearing, without restriction, of medals awarded by Commonwealth Governments to present or former members of Her Majesty’s armed forces and other Crown servants.
The majority of MPs against allowing the wearing, without restriction, of medals awarded by Commonwealth Governments to present or former members of Her Majesty’s armed forces and other Crown servants.
MPs were considering the Armed Forces Bill. The motion approved in this vote was:
- that this House disagrees with Lords amendment 6.
- "Medals awarded by Commonwealth governments, including the Pingat Jasa Malaysia Medal, to present or former members of Her Majesty’s armed forces and other Crown servants may be worn without restriction.”
-  Parliament's webpage on the Armed Forces Bill (now an Act)
-  Lords Amendments to the Armed Forces Bill considered in October 2011
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 (Aye)||Minority (No)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||227 (+1 tell)||3||0||75.5%|
|Lab||0||204 (+2 tell)||0||79.8%|
|LDem||36 (+1 tell)||0||0||64.9%|
|Peter Bottomley||Worthing West||Con (front bench)||no|
|Philip Hollobone||Kettering||Con (front bench)||no|
|Andrew Percy||Brigg and Goole||Con (front bench)||no|