High Speed Rail (Preparation) Bill — Decline Second Reading — 26 Jun 2013 at 18:48

Anna Soubry MP, Broxtowe voted to approve spending money on preparations for a high speed rail network connecting at least London, Birmingham, the East Midlands, Sheffield, Leeds, and Manchester.

The majority of MPs voted to approve spending money on preparations for a high speed rail network connecting at least London, Birmingham, the East Midlands, Sheffield, Leeds, and Manchester.

MPs were considering the

The High Speed Rail (Preparation) Bill[1]. The text of the rejected motion was:

  • That this House
  • declines to give a second reading to a Bill which authorises preparatory expenditure on a railway without specifying further detail of the route and a limit on expenditure.

The High Speed Rail (Preparation) Bill proposed approval for expenditure preparing for a high speed railway network connecting at least: London, Birmingham, the East Midlands, Sheffield, Leeds, and Manchester. Expenditure covered by the Bill includes surveying, design, land purchase, and compensating affected property owners.

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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
Alliance1 00100.0%
Con197 (+1 tell) 21 (+1 tell)072.1%
DUP1 0012.5%
Lab82 12 (+1 tell)036.8%
LDem39 (+1 tell) 1073.2%
PC0 30100.0%
SNP5 0083.3%
Total:325 37057.5%

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
Steven BakerWycombeConaye
John BaronBasildon and BillericayCon (front bench)aye
Andrew BridgenNorth West LeicestershireCon (front bench)aye
Dan BylesNorth WarwickshireCon (front bench)aye
Bill CashStoneCon (front bench)aye
Philip DaviesShipleyCon (front bench)aye
Richard DraxSouth DorsetCon (front bench)aye
Cheryl GillanChesham and AmershamConaye
James GrayNorth WiltshireCon (front bench)aye
Philip HolloboneKetteringCon (front bench)aye
Adam HollowayGraveshamCon (front bench)aye
Andrea LeadsomSouth NorthamptonshireCon (front bench)aye
Jeremy LefroyStaffordCon (front bench)aye
Julian LewisNew Forest EastCon (front bench)aye
Tim LoughtonEast Worthing and ShorehamConaye
Anne MainSt AlbansCon (front bench)tellaye
David NuttallBury NorthCon (front bench)aye
Neil ParishTiverton and HonitonCon (front bench)aye
Laurence RobertsonTewkesburyCon (front bench)aye
Andrew TurnerIsle of WightCon (front bench)aye
Andrew TyrieChichesterCon (front bench)aye
Chris WhiteWarwick and LeamingtonCon (front bench)aye
Ronnie CampbellBlyth ValleyLabaye
Jeremy CorbynIslington NorthLab (minister)aye
John CryerLeyton and WansteadLabaye
Jim CunninghamCoventry SouthLabaye
Frank DobsonHolborn and St PancrasLabaye
Natascha EngelNorth East DerbyshireLab (minister)aye
Roger GodsiffBirmingham, Hall GreenLabaye
Kate HoeyVauxhallLab (minister)aye
Kelvin HopkinsLuton NorthLab (minister)tellaye
Geoffrey RobinsonCoventry North WestLabaye
Barry SheermanHuddersfieldLabaye
Dennis SkinnerBolsoverLabaye
Andrew SmithOxford EastLabaye
Bob RussellColchesterLDem (front bench)aye

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