High Speed Rail (Preparation) Bill — Third Reading — 31 Oct 2013 at 17:00
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.
The majority of MPs voted to approve the High Speed Rail (Preparation) Bill at its third reading, supporting the Bill as it stood and allowing it to continue its path to becoming law.
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.
Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.
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||228 (+1 tell)||17 (+1 tell)||2||81.6%|
|Lab||74||11 (+1 tell)||0||33.3%|
|LDem||39 (+1 tell)||0||0||71.4%|