Backbench Business — Daesh: Genocide of Minorities — Referral to UN — Juristiction for International Criminal Court — 20 Apr 2016 at 17:09
John Penrose MP, Weston-Super-Mare did not vote.
The majority of MPs taking part voted to refer the actions of Daesh in Iraq and Syria to the UN Security Council with a view to conferring jurisdiction upon the International Criminal Court so that perpetrators can be brought to justice.
The motion supported by the majority of MPs taking part in this vote was:
- That this House
- believes that Christians, Yazidis, and other ethnic and religious minorities in Iraq and Syria are suffering genocide at the hands of Daesh; and
- calls on the Government to make an immediate referral to the UN Security Council with a view to conferring jurisdiction upon the International Criminal Court so that perpetrators can be brought to justice.
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||79 (+2 tell)||0 (+2 tell)||0||25.2%|
|Kevin Foster||Torbay||Con (front bench)||tellno|
|Michael Tomlinson||Mid Dorset and North Poole||Con||tellno|