Opposition Day — Higher and Further Education — Tuition Fees — 11 Sep 2012 at 21:51

Dominic Grieve MP, Beaconsfield voted against reducing tuition fees to £6,000, funded by reversing the corporation tax cut for banks and requiring graduates earning over £65,000 a year to pay higher interest rates on their student loans.

The majority of MPs voted against reducing tuition fees to £6,000, funded by reversing the corporation tax cut for banks and requiring graduates earning over £65,000 a year to pay higher interest rates on their student loans.

The motion rejected in this vote was:

  • That this House
  • notes with concern that September 2012 marks the first term where students will face the trebling of student fees to £9,000 a year;
  • further notes that barriers are also being put up for vocational routes, with direct Government support for learners cut for level 3 courses and above, which includes apprenticeships and access courses to university, and with Higher Education-style loans being introduced, costing learners up to £4,000 a year; and
  • calls on the Government to change course and, as a first step, reduce tuition fees to £6,000, funded by reversing the corporation tax cut for banks and requiring graduates earning over £65,000 a year to pay higher interest rates on their student loans.

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
Alliance0 10100.0%
Con245 (+1 tell) 0181.0%
DUP0 6075.0%
Green0 10100.0%
Independent0 10100.0%
Lab0 209 (+2 tell)082.1%
LDem39 (+1 tell) 0070.2%
PC0 30100.0%
SDLP0 2066.7%
Total:284 223180.5%

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

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NameConstituencyPartyVote
Andrew PercyBrigg and GooleCon (front bench)both

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