Opposition Day — Boosting Participation in Sport — Support for Local Grassroots Sports Clubs — 24 Jun 2015 at 18:50
John Penrose MP, Weston-Super-Mare voted against urgent action to boost participation in sport and against support for local grassroots sports clubs and associations.
The majority of MPs voted against urgent action to boost participation in sport and against support for local grassroots sports clubs and associations.
The motion rejected by the majority of MPs in this vote was:
- This House
- notes that the number of people participating in regular sport or physical activity has fallen significantly since the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games;
- fears that the Government has squandered the Olympic legacy it was bequeathed in 2010;
- believes that increasing participation in a wide range of sports is key to creating the next generation of elite athletes and to improving the health and wellbeing of the nation; and
- urges the Government to take urgent action to boost participation and support local grassroots sports clubs and associations.
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 (No)||Minority (Aye)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||305 (+2 tell)||0||0||93.0%|
|Lab||0||203 (+2 tell)||0||88.4%|