Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill — Third Reading — 9 Oct 2013 at 18:54

Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset voted to introduce a register of lobbyists, to increase regulation of campaigners who are not standing, or putting up candidates, in general elections and to strengthen requirements on trade unions to maintain up to date membership lists.

The majority of MPs voted in favour of introducing a register of lobbyists, to increase regulation of campaigners who are not standing, or putting up candidates, in general elections and to strengthen requirements on trade unions to maintain up to date membership lists.

MPs were voting on if the Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill[1] ought be read a third time, ie. if they approved the Bill as it stood and were happy for it to become law.

Parliament has summarised the main elements of the Bill as being[1]:

  • to introduce a statutory register of consultant lobbyists
  • to more closely regulate election campaign spending by those not standing for election or registered as political parties
  • to strengthen the legal requirements placed on trade unions in relation to their obligation to keep their list of members up to date.

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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
Alliance0 10100.0%
Con264 (+1 tell) 4088.2%
DUP0 4050.0%
Green0 10100.0%
Independent0 1050.0%
Lab0 231 (+2 tell)090.3%
LDem40 (+1 tell) 7085.7%
PC0 30100.0%
SDLP0 1033.3%
SNP0 60100.0%
Total:304 259088.2%

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
Douglas CarswellClactonConno
Philip DaviesShipleyCon (front bench)no
Anne MainSt AlbansCon (front bench)no
David NuttallBury NorthCon (front bench)no
Greg MulhollandLeeds North WestLDem (front bench)no
John PughSouthportLDem (front bench)no
Alan ReidArgyll and ButeLDem (front bench)no
Adrian SandersTorbayLDem (front bench)no
David WardBradford EastLDem (front bench)no
Mark WilliamsCeredigionLDem (front bench)no
Roger WilliamsBrecon and RadnorshireLDem (front bench)no

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