Opposition Day — Local Bus Services — 5 Nov 2014 at 18:50

Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset voted against local government having powers to develop more integrated, frequent, cheaper and greener bus services with integrated Oyster card-style ticketing.

The majority of MPs voted against ensuring that city and county regions are able to make use of London-style powers to develop more integrated, frequent, cheaper and greener bus services with integrated Oyster card-style ticketing.

The motion rejected by the majority of MPs in this vote was:

  • That this House
  • recognises that buses are an important tool to promote economic growth;
  • regrets that, outside London, bus use is in decline;
  • notes that since 2010 1,300 bus routes have been lost;
  • further notes that since 2010 bus fares have risen five times faster than wages;
  • further regrets that deregulation of the bus industry removed the ability of local authorities to co-ordinate their public transport networks; and
  • calls on the Government to ensure that city and county regions are able to make use of London-style powers to develop more integrated, frequent, cheaper and greener bus services with integrated Oyster card-style ticketing.

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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
Con240 (+1 tell) 0079.5%
DUP0 3037.5%
Green0 10100.0%
Lab0 201 (+2 tell)078.7%
LDem38 (+1 tell) 0069.6%
PC0 2066.7%
SDLP0 1033.3%
Total:278 208077.5%

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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