Business of the House — Sittings of the House (20 and 23 March) — 23 Feb 2012 at 15:54

Dominic Raab MP, Esher and Walton voted against an extra siting day of the House of Commons Wednesday 28 March, and consequently an additional session of Prime Minister's questions.

The majority of MPs voted against an extra siting day of the House of Commons Wednesday 28 March, and consequently an additional session of Prime Minister's questions.

MPs were considering a motion:

  • That:
  • (1) there shall be no sitting in Westminster Hall on Tuesday 20 March; and
  • (2) this House shall sit on Friday 23 March.

The amendment rejected in this vote was:

  • Amendment (c), at end add—
  • and, notwithstanding the decision of the House of 21 February, on Wednesday 28 March

The 21 February decision referred to the vote on the 2012 recess dates[1] for the House of Commons, which included a "rising" of the House of Commons on the 27th of March 2012.

The motion which was the subject of this vote would have added an extra siting day of the House of Commons Wednesday 28 March, and consequently an additional session of Prime Minister's questions.

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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
Con220 (+1 tell) 7 (+2 tell)175.5%
DUP0 1012.5%
Lab0 68026.4%
LDem19 (+1 tell) 0035.1%
SDLP0 1033.3%
SNP0 1016.7%
Total:239 78150.5%

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
John BaronBasildon and BillericayConaye
Brian BinleyNorthampton SouthConaye
Peter BoneWellingboroughContellaye
Christopher ChopeChristchurchConaye
Philip DaviesShipleyConaye
Philip HolloboneKetteringContellaye
Anne MainSt AlbansConaye
Mark RecklessRochester and StroodConaye
Andrew TurnerIsle of WightConaye
Gordon HendersonSittingbourne and SheppeyConboth

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