Badger Cull — 25 Oct 2012 at 16:57
John Penrose MP, Weston-Super-Mare did not vote.
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.
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||15||24 (+2 tell)||0||13.4%|
|Lab||122 (+2 tell)||0||0||49.0%|
|David Amess||Southend West||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Bob Blackman||Harrow East||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Peter Bottomley||Worthing West||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Graham Brady||Altrincham and Sale West||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Aidan Burley||Cannock Chase||Con||aye|
|Tracey Crouch||Chatham and Aylesford||Con||aye|
|Zac Goldsmith||Richmond Park||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Jason McCartney||Colne Valley||Con||aye|
|Stephen Phillips||Sleaford and North Hykeham||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Mark Pritchard||The Wrekin||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Mark Reckless||Rochester and Strood||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Simon Reevell||Dewsbury||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Henry Smith||Crawley||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Mike Weatherley||Hove||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Dan Rogerson||North Cornwall||LDem (front bench)||no|
|Roger Williams||Brecon and Radnorshire||LDem (front bench)||no|
|Andrew George||St Ives||LDem (front bench)||both|