Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill — Clause 28 — Constituency Limit on Third Party Spending — 10 Sep 2013 at 19:11

The majority of MPs voted to cap the amount a campaigner who is not a candidate or putting up candidates can spend in each individual constituency during an election period at £9,750.

MPs were considering the Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill[1][2]; they voted on the question:

  • That the clause stand part of the Bill.

The clause which was the subject of the vote was Clause 28[3]

The explanatory notes to the Bill [4] list the effects of the clause as being, in relation to general elections:

  • To restrict the amount a campaigner who is not a candidate or putting up candidates can spend in each individual constituency during the regulated election period. Setting the cap at £9,750 per constituency in total, with a further restriction on what may be spent between the dissolution of Parliament and the poll.
  • To require a campaigner who is not a candidate or putting up candidates to include in their required return detailing their regulated expenditure a list of constituencies where they have spent £5,850 or more during the regulated election period.
  • To provide a mechanism for calculating the limits which apply where two elections are pending at the same time.

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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 (Aye)Minority (No)BothTurnout
Con249 (+1 tell) 2082.6%
DUP0 7087.5%
Green0 10100.0%
Independent1 10100.0%
Lab0 226 (+2 tell)088.4%
LDem43 (+1 tell) 0078.6%
PC0 30100.0%
SDLP0 30100.0%
SNP0 5083.3%
Total:293 248084.9%

Rebel Voters - sorted by constituency

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 NuttallBury NorthCon (front bench)no
Philip DaviesShipleyCon (front bench)no

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