Recall of Elected Representatives — Power for Voters to Prompt New Election Before Term of Office Ends — 4 Dec 2013 at 13:34
Julian Huppert MP, Cambridge voted to give voters the power to prompt a new election for an elected representative before their term of office comes to an end.
The majority of MPs voted for voters to be able to recall their elected representatives in specified circumstances. In other words to enable voters to require another election to be held part-way through an elected representative's term of office.
The motion supported by the majority of MPs voting was:
- That leave be given to bring in a Bill to permit voters to recall their elected representatives in specified circumstances; and for connected purposes.
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||67 (+1 tell)||10 (+2 tell)||0||26.2%|
|Green||0 (+1 tell)||0||0||100.0%|
|Peter Aldous||Waveney||Con (front bench)||no|
|John Baron||Basildon and Billericay||Con (front bench)||no|
|Paul Beresford||Mole Valley||Con (front bench)||no|
|Peter Bone||Wellingborough||Con (front bench)||tellno|
|David Davies||Monmouth||Con (front bench)||no|
|Philip Davies||Shipley||Con (front bench)||no|
|Richard Drax||South Dorset||Con (front bench)||no|
|James Duddridge||Rochford and Southend East||Con (front bench)||no|
|Mark Pritchard||The Wrekin||Con (front bench)||no|
|Laurence Robertson||Tewkesbury||Con (front bench)||no|
|Justin Tomlinson||North Swindon||Con (front bench)||no|
|Nick Brown||Newcastle upon Tyne East||Lab (minister)||no|
|Frank Dobson||Holborn and St Pancras||Lab||no|
|Brian H Donohoe||Central Ayrshire||Lab||no|
|Tom Harris||Glasgow South||Lab (minister)||no|
|Chris Williamson||Derby North||Lab (minister)||no|
|Elfyn Llwyd||Dwyfor Meirionnydd||PC (front bench)||no|