Defence Expenditure (NATO Target) Bill — Second Reading — 23 Oct 2015 at 13:45
John Penrose MP, Weston-Super-Mare did not vote.
The majority of MPs voted for the United Kingdom to spend at least 2% of its gross domestic product on defence.
MPs were considering the Defence Expenditure (NATO Target) Bill
The motion approved by the majority of MPs taking part in the vote was:
- That the Bill be now read a Second time.
Approval of this motion by the majority of MPs meant the Bill could continue on its path to becoming law.
-  Parliament's webpage on the Defence Expenditure (NATO Target) Bill
-  Budget papers for 2015-16
-  IMF GDP estimates for 2014
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 (Aye)||Minority (No)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||15 (+2 tell)||1 (+2 tell)||0||6.1%|
|Jackie Doyle-Price||Thurrock||Con (front bench)||tellno|
|George Hollingbery||Meon Valley||Con (front bench)||tellno|
|Tania Mathias||Twickenham||Con (front bench)||no|