Transport for London Bill — Reintroduction — Curtailment of Debate — 16 Nov 2015 at 22:10
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset voted to curtail the debate on reintroducing the Transport for London Bill, a Bill which sets out what the organisation can do with its assets.
The majority of MPs voted to curtail the debate on reintroducing the Transport for London Bill a Bill, intended to allow the organisation to utilise its assets in ways that are consistent with the wider long-term public good.
The question rejected in this vote was:
- That the Question be now put.
According to Parliament's webpage on The Bill it:
- enables TfL subsidiaries to mortgage or charge any of its property as security for money which it has borrowed or otherwise owes
- changes the rules relating to TfL’s ability to carry out activities through a company limited by shares, or enter into limited partnerships (whether to promote or assist)
- extends the powers of TfL’s subsidiaries in respect of risk mitigation investments.
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.
|Party||Majority (Aye)||Minority (No)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||139 (+2 tell)||0||0||42.7%|
|Lab||0||27 (+2 tell)||0||12.6%|
|Jim Shannon||Strangford||DUP (front bench)||no|