High Speed Rail (London — West Midlands) Bill — Third Reading — 23 Mar 2016 at 17:16
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.
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.
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||238 (+2 tell)||22 (+2 tell)||0||80.0%|