Police Grant Report (England and Wales) for 2016-17 — Level of Central Government Funding for Policing — 10 Feb 2016 at 15:41

The majority of MPs voted to set central government funding of policing for 2016-17 at a level 2.7% lower than was set for 2015-16.

The motion approved by the majority of MPs taking part in the vote, and the majority of those from England and Wales was:

The report set the total 2015-16 central government grant for policing at £7,421,588,629 (The figure was £7,630,719,732 for 2015-16[1])

The central government grants are one of the ways policing in England and Wales is funded; council tax is another significant source of funding. Some of the government grant is paid as a "council tax freeze grant" paid where policing bodies decided in the past not to increase their element of council tax above a level set by the government.

This was a vote which specifically and solely affects England and Wales so a double majority, of both the MPs from the areas affected, and of the whole house, was required for it to pass.

Votes cast by all members of Parliament:

Ayes 310, Noes 212.

Votes cast by members for constituencies in England and Wales:

Ayes 305, Noes 208.

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
Con306 (+2 tell) 0093.3%
DUP4 0050.0%
Green0 10100.0%
Independent0 1033.3%
Lab0 204 (+2 tell)089.2%
LDem0 2025.0%
PC0 2066.7%
UUP0 20100.0%
Total:310 212089.8%

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
no rebellions

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