Badger Cull — 25 Oct 2012 at 16:57

The majority of MPs voted to stop the badger cull which was aimed at tackling bovine tuberculosis.

The motion passed in this vote was:

  • That this House notes the e-petition on the planned badger cull, which has gathered more than 150,000 signatures; and
  • calls on the Government to stop the cull and implement the more sustainable and humane solution of both a vaccination programme for badgers and cattle, along with improved testing and biosecurity.

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 (Aye)Minority (No)BothTurnout
Con15 24 (+2 tell)013.4%
DUP0 1012.5%
Green1 00100.0%
Lab122 (+2 tell) 0049.0%
LDem8 2119.3%
Total:146 27128.5%

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
David AmessSouthend WestCon (front bench)aye
Bob BlackmanHarrow EastCon (front bench)aye
Peter BottomleyWorthing WestCon (front bench)aye
Graham BradyAltrincham and Sale WestCon (front bench)aye
Aidan BurleyCannock ChaseConaye
Tracey CrouchChatham and AylesfordConaye
Richard FullerBedfordConaye
Zac GoldsmithRichmond ParkCon (front bench)aye
Jason McCartneyColne ValleyConaye
Stephen PhillipsSleaford and North HykehamCon (front bench)aye
Mark PritchardThe WrekinCon (front bench)aye
Mark RecklessRochester and StroodCon (front bench)aye
Simon ReevellDewsburyCon (front bench)aye
Henry SmithCrawleyCon (front bench)aye
Mike WeatherleyHoveCon (front bench)aye
Dan RogersonNorth CornwallLDem (front bench)no
Roger WilliamsBrecon and RadnorshireLDem (front bench)no
Andrew GeorgeSt IvesLDem (front bench)both

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