Shrewsbury 24 — Release of Papers — 23 Jan 2014 at 14:59

John Penrose MP, Weston-Super-Mare did not vote.

The majority of MPs voted for the Government to release papers related to a building dispute in 1972 which led to the prosecutions of workers known as the Shrewsbury 24.

  • That this House
  • is seriously concerned at the decision of the Government to refuse to release papers related to the building dispute in 1972 and subsequent prosecutions of the workers known as the Shrewsbury 24 and calls on it to reverse this position as a matter of urgency.

See a BBC article on the result of this vote for more background information.

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
Con1 211.3%
DUP2 0025.0%
Green1 00100.0%
Lab110 (+2 tell) 0 (+2 tell)044.4%
LDem3 005.4%
SDLP1 0033.3%
SNP1 0016.7%
Total:119 2119.8%

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
Philip HolloboneKetteringCon (front bench)aye
Andrew PercyBrigg and GooleCon (front bench)both
John CryerLeyton and WansteadLabtellno
Jim FitzpatrickPoplar and LimehouseLab (minister)tellno

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