Procedure of the House (Proposal 1) — Motion to Resolve — 8 Nov 2011 at 16:26
Moved By The Chairman of Committees
To move to resolve that the role currently performed by the Leader of the House or Government front bench during oral questions and oral statements be transferred for a trial period to the Lord Speaker, or in her absence the Chairman of Committees or another Deputy Speaker;
That the role thus transferred includes the responsibility to arbitrate between groups within the House, but not any responsibility to arbitrate between individual members by name;
That the trial begin at the start of the 2012-13 session of Parliament, and continue until the start of the summer recess 2012;
That following the completion of the trial, the procedure at question time and during oral statements should revert to its current form, pending a review by the Procedure Committee.
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 is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.
|Party||Majority (Not-Content)||Minority (Content)||Turnout|
|Con||129 (+2 tell)||4||59.2%|
|Lab||16||113 (+2 tell)||52.2%|