Opposition Day — Business Rates — 4 Dec 2013 at 19:53

John Penrose MP, Weston-Super-Mare voted against action to ease the burden of business rates on all sectors.

The majority of MPs voted against action to ease the burden of business rates on all sectors.

The text of the rejected motion was:

  • That this House
  • recognises that the cost-of-living crisis is affecting businesses as well as families;
  • notes that business rates have been rising and are due to increase further in April 2014, due to their link to the 3.2 per cent Retail Price Index increase in September 2013; and
  • calls on the Government to take action to ease the burden of business rates on all sectors.

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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
Con232 (+1 tell) 0076.4%
DUP0 1012.5%
Independent1 0050.0%
Lab0 213 (+2 tell)083.3%
LDem38 (+1 tell) 0069.6%
PC0 2066.7%
Total:271 216077.7%

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
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