High Speed Rail (London — West Midlands) Bill — Third Reading — 23 Mar 2016 at 17:16

John Baron MP, Basildon and Billericay voted against the construction of the HS2 rail link from London to Birmingham.

The majority of MPs voted for the construction of the High Speed Two (HS2) rail link from London to Birmingham.

MPs were considering the High Speed Rail (London - West Midlands) Bill[1].

The Bill confers the powers required to construct phase 1 of the proposed HS2 scheme from London Euston to Birmingham Curzon Street with intermediate stations in West London (Old Oak Common) and at Birmingham Airport.

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

  • That the Bill be now read the Third time.

The support for the motion enabled the Bill to continue on its path to becoming law.

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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 (Aye)Minority (No)BothTurnout
Con238 (+2 tell) 22 (+2 tell)080.0%
Green0 10100.0%
Lab155 13072.7%
LDem5 0062.5%
PC0 30100.0%
SDLP0 2066.7%
SNP1 001.9%
UUP0 1050.0%
Total:399 42070.4%

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
Steven BakerWycombeCon (front bench)no
John BaronBasildon and BillericayCon (front bench)no
Peter BoneWellingboroughCon (front bench)no
Graham BradyAltrincham and Sale WestCon (front bench)no
Andrew BridgenNorth West LeicestershireCon (front bench)tellno
Bill CashStoneCon (front bench)no
Philip DaviesShipleyCon (front bench)no
Michael FabricantLichfieldCon (front bench)no
Cheryl GillanChesham and AmershamCon (front bench)no
Dominic GrieveBeaconsfieldCon (front bench)no
Philip HolloboneKetteringCon (front bench)no
Adam HollowayGraveshamCon (front bench)no
Jeremy LefroyStaffordCon (front bench)no
Julian LewisNew Forest EastCon (front bench)no
Tim LoughtonEast Worthing and ShorehamCon (front bench)no
Anne MainSt AlbansCon (front bench)tellno
David NuttallBury NorthCon (front bench)no
Victoria PrentisBanburyCon (front bench)no
John RedwoodWokinghamConno
Laurence RobertsonTewkesburyCon (front bench)no
Craig TraceyNorth WarwickshireCon (front bench)no
Andrew TurnerIsle of WightCon (front bench)no
Andrew TyrieChichesterCon (front bench)no
Chris WhiteWarwick and LeamingtonCon (front bench)no
Ronnie CampbellBlyth ValleyLabno
Jim CunninghamCoventry SouthLab (minister)no
Jim DowdLewisham West and PengeLab (minister)no
Paul FarrellyNewcastle-under-LymeLab (minister)no
Jim FitzpatrickPoplar and LimehouseLab (minister)no
Paul FlynnNewport WestLab (minister)no
Kate HoeyVauxhallLab (minister)no
Kelvin HopkinsLuton NorthLab (minister)no
Geoffrey RobinsonCoventry North WestLabno
Barry SheermanHuddersfieldLabno
Tulip SiddiqHampstead and KilburnLabno
Dennis SkinnerBolsoverLabno
Keir StarmerHolborn and St PancrasLab (minister)no

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