Queen's Speech — Forcing Schools to Become Academies — Further Rises in University Tuition Fees — 25 May 2016 at 18:42

Anna Soubry MP, Broxtowe voted not to take the opportunity to oppose good or outstanding schools being forced to become an academy and not to take the opportunity to oppose further increases in university tuition fees.

The majority of MPs voted not to take the opportunity to oppose good or outstanding schools being forced to become an academy and not to take the opportunity to oppose further increases in university tuition fees.

The debate on the content of the government's legislative programme outlined Queens' speech is technically, and traditionally, on the subject of a message of thanks which the house is to send the monarch for making the speech.

The motion under consideration was:

The amendment rejected following this vote sought to add the following to the end of the message:

  • “but respectfully regret that the Gracious Speech contained proposals to
  • enable further increases in tuition fees;
  • believe that there should be no further increases in tuition fees; and
  • further believe that no good or outstanding school should be forced to become an academy.”.

Debate in Parliament |

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 (No)Minority (Aye)BothTurnout
Con300 (+2 tell) 0091.5%
DUP0 2025.0%
Independent0 2066.7%
Lab0 196 (+2 tell)085.7%
LDem0 5062.5%
PC0 30100.0%
SDLP0 2066.7%
SNP0 51094.4%
UUP0 20100.0%
Total:300 263088.3%

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

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NameConstituencyPartyVote
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